Basketball

Afrobasket: D’Tigers qualify for final

Nigeria took a big step towards defending their title at the 2017 FIBA Africa Championship co-hosted by Tunisia and Senegal, by qualifying for the final.

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With barely 2 months in office, the new board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation under Engineer Musa Kida has vowed to leave no stone unturned in their quest to change the fortunes of the widely followed sport in Nigeria.

D’Tigers face very Senegal in Afrobasket semis

Nigeria’s D’Tigers are the defending champions while Friday opponents, Senegal are trying to reach the final for the first time since 2005.

Afrobasket: D’Tigers not complacent after big win against Cameroon – Nwamu

Nigeria’s point guard, Ikechukwu Nwamu, says D’Tigers are not complacent after their massive win over Cameroon in the quarter-finals of the ongoing 2017 Afrobasket championship in Tunisia and Senegal, but will take each game as it comes.

D’Tigers beat Cameroon to qualify for Afrobasket semi-final

The Nigeria senior men’s basketball team are through to the semi-final stage of the ongoing 2017 Afrobasket championship.

Legend Bryant unveils NBA China academy plans

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant announced plans Tuesday for China’s first NBA basketball school, a development the 18-time All-Star says will improve the game in the country.

NANS gives fed govt ultimatum to resolve NBBF crises

AS crisis continues to rock the Nigerian Basketball Federation (NBBF) over who its real president is, the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has given the Federal Government 21 days to resolve the crisis.

Nigeria to play Cameroon in AfroBasket quarter-finals

AfroBasket defending champions Nigeria’s D’Tigers will face Cameroon in the quarter-finals on Thursday at the ongoing championship in Tunisia.

Afrobasket: Congo DR upsets D’Tigers in in Rades

African champions, D’Tigers, have suffered their first loss at the ongoing 2017 Afrobasket championship in Rades, Tunisia.

Afrobasket: D’Tigers qualify for quarter-finals

Nigeria’s D’Tigers on Saturday, qualified for the quarter-finals of the 2017 FIBA AfroBasket championship, with an impressive 90-67 win over Mali in their second game in Rades, Tunisia.

Afrobasket: D’Tigers beat Mali 90-67 in Tunisia

Nigeria’s AfroBasket male title defence gained momentum on Saturday in Tunisia when the D’Tigers beat Mali 90-67 points in their second Group A match.

AfroBasket: Ex-D’Tigers coach hails tight win over Cote d’Ivoire

Former D’Tigers coach Sani Ahmed has praised the Nigeria basketball men’s team despite their narrow 78-77points victory over Cote d’Ivoire in their opening game of the 2017 FIBA Men’s AfroBasket Championship in Tunisia.

Afrobasket: Fans applaud D’Tigers’ win against Cote d’Ivoire

Femi Adefeso, a sports analyst said that the match gave D’Tigers a bit of what to expect in the championship.

Oyedeji praises D’Tigers after narrow AfroBasket win over Cote d’Ivoire

Former D’Tigers captain Olumide Oyedeji has praised the team’s resilience in their opening day win at the 2017 FIBA Men’s AfroBasket Championship in Tunisia and Senegal.

Afrobasket: D’Tigers start title defence with slim win

The Nigeria senior men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, got their Afrobasket 2017 campaign off to a winning start as they snatched a slim 78-77 victory over Ivory Coast on Friday night in Tunis, Tunisia.

D’Tigers begin title defence against Ivory Coast

Champions D’Tigers begin their FIBA AfroBasket title defence against West African rivals Ivory Coast in a Group A match at the Salle Omnisport de Rades, Radès, Tunisia, on Friday.

Kwese Premier League winners to get N45m prize money

Winners at the 2017 edition of the Kwese Premier Basketball League will get a whopping N45 million as prize monies when the season officially ends on September 9 in Kano.

Afrobasket: NBBF names veteran Ike Diogu, 13 others for D’Tigers title defence

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has released the squad for the D’Tigers’ defence of their FIBA Men’s title in Tunisia.

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