Basketball

Musa Kida: We’ll be well prepared for 2019 FIBA World Cup

Musa Kida, the President, Nigeria Basketball Federation, on Tuesday said that the national senior men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, would be well prepared for the 2019 FIBA World Cup in China.

FIBA World Cup: Nigeria’s D’Tigers draw Argentina, Korea in Group B

Nigeria’s senior men’s basketball team D’Tigers will face Argentina, Korea Republic and Russia in group B of 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
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USA start Basketball World Cup defence against Czechs

A United States team packed with NBA stars will begin its bid for an unprecedented third Basketball World Cup title in a row with a clash against debutants the Czech Republic.

D’Tigers 2019 FIBA World Cup plans unveiled

Board member of Nigeria Basketball Federations Afolabi Oni has revealed the plans of the Federations to help the D’Tigers prepare adequately for upcoming FIBA World Cup in China.
INDIAN WELLS, CALIFORNIA – MARCH 09: Naomi Osaka of Japan during a change of ends against Kristina Mladenovic of France during their women’s singles second round match on day six of the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 09, 2019 in Indian Wells, California. Clive Brunskill/Getty Images/AFP

Naomi Osaka finds positives despite Indian Wells loss

World number one Naomi Osaka was trying to find the positives after her Indian Wells WTA title defense went up in smoke on Tuesday.
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Jordan Nwora named most improved basketball player in ACC

Cardinal Louisville and D’Tigers forward Jordan Nwora has been named the 2019 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) most improved player of the year.

Babatunde Ogunade: D’Tigers will be fortified ahead FIBA World Cup in China

Vice President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation Babatunde Ogunade has stated that the Nigeria senior men national basketball team will be adequately fortified ahead of the FIBA world cup in China with the draws for the world cup slated for this coming weekend.

Ike Diogu eager to make impressive debut for Nigeria at FIBA World Cup

D’Tigers captain Ike Diogu is looking forward to making his debut for Nigeria at the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup in China and believes winning a medal at the tournament is not beyond the team.
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D’Tigress Evelyn Akhator makes a choice every day to just be positive

Nigerian Evelyn Akhator, regarded as one of the D’Tigress’ best performers in their gold-winning expedition at the FIBA Women’s 2017 Afrobasket Championship in Mali, has a strong drive and always keep a positive look to life.

FIBA World Cup: NBBF chief Musa Kida optimistic of D’Tigers chances

President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Ahmadu Musa Kida, has expressed optimism on the chances of Nigeria’s men national basketball team D’Tigers to do well at this year’s FIBA world cup in China which is slated for August 31st – 15th September 2019.
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NBA: Semi Ojeleye charges Boston Celtics to end winless streak

Boston Celtics’ reserve forward Semi Ojeleye has explained his outburst during the team’s third quarter of the loss to Houston Rockets was necessary.

Ikenna Iroegbu targets inclusion in D’Tigers FIBA World Cup squad

Ikenna Iroegbu has set his sights on a fight for a place in Nigeria’s D’Tigers’ star-studded squad ahead of the FIBA Basketball World Cup in China.
Alexander Ifeanyi Nwora (NGR) - Mali v Nigeria, 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers, Bamako - Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga(MLI), 1st Round, 25 February 2018

D’Tigers coach Alex Nwora threatens to sue Cameroon basketball federation

Head Coach of Nigeria Senior Men’s Basketball team, Alex Nwora, has threatened to sue the Cameroon Basketball Federation (FECABASKET) for their match-fixing allegation against the D’Tigers.
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3×3 D’Tigers get tough World Cup qualification draw

The senior men’s 3×3 national basketball team has been grouped alongside France, Germany and Italy in the qualification Group A for a place in the 2019 FIBA 3×3 World Cup.

FIBA WCQ: D’Tigers bounce back with win over CAR

The Nigerian national basketball team, the D’Tigers, recovered from an embarrassing defeat by Cote d’Ivoire to record a comfortable 75-59 points win against the Central African Republic on Saturday.
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FIBA WCQ: Nwora hails D’Tigers showing despite defeat to CIV

D’Tigers head coach Alex Nwora has praised his team for putting up a decent showing despite suffering their heaviest defeat to Cote D’Ivoire in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Africa Qualifiers.

D’Tigers want to end the qualifiers unbeaten

Nigeria may have been one of the first African teams to qualify for the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China but D’Tigers have now set for themselves another target – end the qualifiers unbeaten.

Cote d’Ivoire thrash D’Tigers to end perfect FIBA World Cup qualifiers record

Hosts Cote d’Ivoire ended Nigeria’s perfect record in the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers on Friday in Abidjan with a 72-46 points win.

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