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Nigeria starts FIBA Africa pre-Olympics qualifiers with a walk over against Congo.

Nigeria's female basketball team D'Tigress on Thursday started their FIBA Africa pre-Olympics qualifying campaign on a winning note after strolling over DR Congo. Coach Otis Hughley side performed a walk over ceremony over DR Congo who failed to show up...

Kawhi Leonard Load Management Saga Continues As Bucks Defeat Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers were defeated by the Milwaukee Bucks 129 – 124, in a hard fought battle that came down to the last few minutes of play to the surprise of many with Kawhi Leonard inactive. The injury-riddled past...

BASKETBALL – D’TIGRES 12 MAN TEAM RELEASE

Nigeria has announced a strong 12-player D’Tigres of Nigeria roster for the FIBA Women’s Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournament Africa, the roaster includes nine players from the team that won the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019. Nigeria’s roaster for the FIBA Women’s Olympic Pre-Qualifying...

FIBA as first 8 qualified teams announced for 3×3 basketball’s debut at Tokyo 2020...

The top 4 teams in the FIBA 3x3 Federation Ranking in the women’s category (Russia, China, Mongolia and Romania) earned a trip to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, where 3x3 will make its first appearance on July 25-29. The top 3...

Angolan Basketball Federation’s financial difficulties threaten women’s team

Angolan Basketball Federation (FAB) said it has no date to disclose the list of senior women's basketball team for the African Olympic qualifiers due to financial hardships. Benjamin Romano, vice-president of the national team, said that things are very tough...

NBA – We didn’t apologise to China

NBA commissioner Adam Silver wants to make it clear he did NOT apologize to the Chinese government for Daryl Morey's pro-Hong Kong tweet ... but he still wants to save the NBA's relationship with the foreign power. "I'd hate to see this relationship...

Spain beat Argentina to claim first FIBA World Cup title since 2006

Spain defeated Argentina 95-75 here on Sunday to claim the 2019 FIBA World Cup title. Last time Spain captured the crown was 13 years ago in 2006. Ricky Rubio pocketed 20 points, Sergio Llull added 15 off the bench, Marc...

Nowitzki appointed Chair of FIBA Players Commission for 2019-2023 term

Former German basketball superstar Dirk Nowitzki has been appointed as Chair of the Players Commission for the 2019-2023 term at the first FIBA Central Board meeting, also becoming a member of the 25-member FIBA Central Board, the world's basketball...

FIBA WORLD CUP – Iran and Nigeria earn direct entry into Olympics, China and...

Fights for the carrot of Olympic qualification ruled Sunday night. China lost a blockbuster game 86-73 to Nigeria in qualification round of Group M, seeing Iran progress into 2020 Tokyo Olympics after it thrashed the Philippines 95-75 in Group...

Confidence regained as China beats South Korea in FIBA World Cup

The Chinese men's basketball players have regained their confidence after registering a valuable victory over South Korea at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Friday night's 77-73 win over South Korea in the classification round kept both China's hopes alive to...

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