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NBA – LEBRON JAMES OFFICIALLY PASSED JORDAN ON THE ALL-TIME NBA POINTS LIST

The Los Angeles Lakers All-Star needed to score just 13 points to pass Jordan for fourth place on the NBA's all-time scoring list. James accomplished the feat with a left-handed layup in the second quarter, officially moving past MJ on...

FIBA AFRICA BASKETBALL LEAGUE – NIGERIA’S RIVERS HOOPERS BOW OUT IN STYLE

 Rivers Hoopers bowed out of the FIBA Africa Basketball League after losing 91-70 to JS Kairouan of Tunisia in their third and last Group A game in Sale, Morocco on Sunday. Abdul Yahaya had a team high 22 points and...

FIBA AFRICA BASKETBALL LEAGUE – RIVERS HOOPERS OF TO MOROCCO

FIBA Africa Zone 3 Champions Rivers Hoopers will departed Nigeria in the early hours of Friday to take part in the FIBA Africa Basketball League Group A games in Morocco from Friday, March 1 to Sunday March 3. 11 players...

FIBA BASKETBALL WORLD CUP – MEET THE 8 SEEDED TEAMS

Eight seeded teams for FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 draw, including host China, have been confirmed after FIBA updated its World Ranking Men on Tuesday following the conclusion of World Cup Qualifiers. The latest ranking serves as the basis to...

NBA ALL STAR – TEAM GIANNIS COLLAPSE AS TEAM LEBRON WINS 178-164

Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James led his team past Team Giannis 178-164 in the 68th NBA All-Star Game held in Charlotte, North Carolina on Sunday. Team Giannis, captained by Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo, took early control with a...

NBA and FIBA announce plan to launch

The NBA League and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) announced on Saturday their plan to launch a new professional league, the Basketball Africa League (BAL), featuring 12 club teams from across Africa, according to the official website of NBA...

BASKETBALL – FORMER KANO PILLARS ABDUL YAHAYA JOINS RIVERS HOOPERS

Rivers Hoopers have strengthened their roster by recruiting Kano Pillars power forward, Abdul Yahaya ahead of their Group A games at the FIBA Africa Basketball League next month in Morocco. Yahaya who was a member of the D’Tigers silver winning...

NBA: WESTBROOK SETS NEW TRIPLE-DOUBLE RECORD IN THUNDER WIN

Russell Westbrook set an NBA record with his 10th straight triple-double, Paul George scored 47 points, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-111 on Monday night. Westbrook broke a tie with Wilt Chamberlain, who had nine...

NBA – JAMES HARDEN’S 30-POINTS STREAK CONTINUES AS ROCKETS DOWN MAVS

Hampered by a strained left shoulder, James Harden nearly had his streak of consecutive 30-point games come to an end before coming alive down the stretch as the host Houston Rockets defeated the Dallas Mavericks 120-104 Monday. Harden finished with...

RIVER HOOPERS FORWORD BUCHI NWAIWU GETS D’TIGERS INVITE.

Buchi Nwaiwu had an outstanding performance at the FIBA Africa Zone 3 Qualifiers in December 2018, He was voted the most valuable player and also made the All Star team of the Zone 3 Qualifiers in Cotonou. This outstanding performance by...

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