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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.

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 good enough to win gold at Commonwealth Games – coach

The coach of the D’Tigers, Mohammed Abdulrahman, says the team has good players who can win the gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.

Commonwealth Games: NBBF invites 20 players for initial Team Nigeria camp

Twenty players have been invited by the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) for the first phase of camping ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Nigeria gets FIBA 3X3 World Cup wildcard

Nigeria will compete in the 2018 FIBA 3×3 World Cup in Manila, Philippines after being awarded a wildcard by the Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA).

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.

Afrobasket: D’Tigers travel to Tunisia for title defence

African champions D’Tigers will depart Lagos for Tunisia on Wednesday with a 14-man squad for the 2017 Men’s Afrobasket championship, which begins on Friday.

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