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NBBF names new coaches of D’Tigers, D’Tigress

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has announced changes to the coaching crew of the senior men and women’s national teams.

NBBF signs sponsorship deal with Total

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) has signed a sponsorship deal with Total E&P Nigeria.

NBBF to unveil new sponsor April 26

The Nigeria Basketball Federation President, Musa Kida, has revealed that a new sponsor for the NBBF organized Divisions 1 and 2 leagues will be announced on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at a brief media ceremony in Lagos.

Commonwealth: D’Tigers suffer fourth straight defeat in 61-66 lose to Scotland

Nigeria’s D’Tigers suffered their fourth defeat at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia on Tuesday, losing 66-61 to Scotland in the men’s basketball event qualifying final.

Marriage proposal is slam-dunk at Commonwealth Games

An English basketball player stunned his girlfriend by proposing on-court at the Commonwealth Games -- but happily, she accepted.

Commonwealth Games: D’Tigers lose 67-82 to Canada

The Canadian national basketball team on Saturday defeated the Nigerian national male basketball team, D’Tigers, 82-67 points at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia.

Commonwealth Games: D’Tigers suffer 65-110 shock defeat to New Zealand

The Nigerian national basketball team, D’Tigers, were defeated on Friday by New Zealand in their first men’s preliminary round match at the on-going Commonwealth Games holding in Gold Coast, Australia.

University of Ilorin’s female basketball team to represent Nigeria in Ethiopia

The University of Ilorin’s female 3×3 Basketball team has been selected as one of the two female teams to represent Nigeria at the 9th African University Games holding at Mekelle University, Ethiopia, from July 1 to July 7.

Tijjani Umar: We are ready for new NBBF elections

Tijjani Umar, factional President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF), on Friday said that he would obey the decision of the Executive Committee of the Federation of International Basketball Association (FIBA) for a fresh election.

Ike Diogu, Ofoegbu Chima lead D’Tigers charge for Commonwealth Games

Diogu is joined by other foreign-based stars like Uchenna Iroegbu, Olatunji Olalekan Graham and Ofoegbu Uchechi Chima (all USA) as well as Philippines based Orizu Prince Ifeanyi.

D’Tigers retain 32nd spot in latest FIBA world ranking, 1st in Africa

Nigeria’s D’Tigers maintained their 32nd position in the latest FIBA World Ranking for the month of February released on Thursday.

FIBA WCQ: D’Tigers maul Mali, top Group B

Nigeria’s D’Tigers have emerged undefeated in Group B, of the African Qualifiers for the FIBA World Cup in China next year.

D’Tigers beat Mali, claim third straight win in FIBA World Cup qualifiers

Nigeria’s D’Tigers have emerged the leaders of Group B of the first round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup Africa Qualifiers after beating host nation Mali 82-59 in their third game of the series in Bamako on Sunday.

FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers thrash Rwanda to claim second win in qualifiers

Nigeria’s D’Tigers continued their impressive showing in the 2019 FIBA World Cup Africa Qualifiers on Friday in Mali with a 108-53 victory over Rwanda in their second game of the tournament.

FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers open qualifiers with win over Uganda

Nigeria’s men’s senior basketball team D’Tigers have commenced their 2019 FIBA World Cup African qualifiers on a good note, beating Uganda 102-86 on Friday in Mali.

NBA players return to Africa in honour of Mandela’s centenary

NBA players will return to South Africa in August to participate in the third NBA Africa Game, officials said on Saturday.

D’Tigers: 18 players called up for FIBA World Cup qualifiers

The Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) has released a provisional list for the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers.

FIBA: D’Tigress to battle Turkey, Argentina, Australia

Nigeria’s national female basketball team, D’Tigress, has been drawn in Group B alongside Turkey, Argentina and Australia for the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup scheduled for Tenerife in Spain.

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