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Former D’Tigers guard, Chamberlain Oguchi, has been named Nigeria’s best basketball player in the last decade, by continental governing body FIBA Africa.

Chamberlain Oguchi named D’Tigers Player of The Decade

Former D’Tigers guard, Chamberlain Oguchi, has been named Nigeria’s best basketball player in the last decade, by continental governing body FIBA Africa.
Former coach of Nigeria’s D’Tigers Williams Voight has stated that Nigeria should focus on grooming its own basketball players to ensure proper development of the game in the country.

Williams Voight: Nigeria should work on grooming own basketball players

Former coach of Nigeria’s D’Tigers Williams Voight has stated that Nigeria should focus on grooming its own basketball players to ensure proper development of the game in the country rather than its current over-reliance on foreign-born players of Nigerian descent.
D’Tigers player, Kelechi Anuna on Sunday donated coronavirus relief materials to people in his home town, Mbieri in Imo state.

D’Tigers star distributes coronavirus relief materials

D’Tigers player, Kelechi Anuna on Sunday donated coronavirus relief materials to people in his home town, Mbieri in Imo state.
Nigeria’s senior women’s national basketball team, D’Tigress, on Saturday booked a ticket to the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo. 25

Evelyn Akhator: Basketball gradually closing the gap on football in Nigeria

Evelyn Akhator believes that Basketball is gradually gaining more popularity and acceptance in Nigeria following the recent success of the D’tigress s and their male counterparts.
Snubbed by Team USA, NBA star Spencer Dinwiddie is reportedly acquiring a Nigerian passport to play for the national team, D’Tigers.

NBBF confirms Spencer Dinwiddie’s interest to play for D’Tigers

Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF, has confirmed Brooklyn Nets guard Spencer Dinwiddie’s interest in playing for Nigeria at the next Olympics.
Snubbed by Team USA, NBA star Spencer Dinwiddie is reportedly acquiring a Nigerian passport to play for the national team, D’Tigers.

NBA star Spencer Dinwiddie acquires Nigerian passport

Snubbed by Team USA, NBA star Spencer Dinwiddie is reportedly acquiring a Nigerian passport to play for the national team, D’Tigers.
D’Tigers – Nigeria

Musa Kida: D’Tigers, D’Tigress can win an Olympic medal

As Nigerians count down to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Engr. Musa Kida, is optimistic that the senior men and women basketball teams can end up on the medals table.
New Orleans Pelicans center Jahlil Okafor has committed to representing Nigeria at the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Jahlil Okafor opts to play for Nigeria at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

New Orleans Pelicans center Jahlil Okafor has committed to representing Nigeria at the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.
20 year old Josh Okogie who plays for Minnesota Timberwolves has expressed his enthusiasm in playing for Nigeria’s D’Tigers over the United States National team, saying the decision wasn’t a hard one as it was influenced by his passion in seeing the Nigeria’s team return to her past glory.

Josh Okogie tips D’Tigers for Gold at Tokyo 2020

Shooting guard Josh Okogie has assured that the D’Tigers can ‘potentially win’ gold in the 2020 Olympic Games coming up in Tokyo, Japan from July 24 to August 9.
Nigeria’s senior women’s national basketball team, D’Tigress, on Saturday booked a ticket to the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo. 15

NBBF hails President Buhari, sports minister after D’Tigress Olympic qualification

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has traced the qualification of D’Tigress to the immense support of President Muhammadu Buhari, Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, and millions of Nigerian basketball lovers all over the world.
Nigeria Basketball Federation have appointed Golden State Warriors Associate Coach Mike Brown to lead D’Tigers to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Former D’Tigers skipper Olumide Oyedeji hails Mike Brown’s appointment

Former Captain of Nigeria’s basketball national team D’Tigers Olumide Oyedeji has thumbed up the appointment of experienced coach Mike Brown for Nigeria’s Men national basketball team owing to the rich pedigree of the coach who has worked as associate head coach and assistant to top teams in the NBA.
Nigeria Basketball Federation have appointed Golden State Warriors Associate Coach Mike Brown to lead D’Tigers to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

Golden State Warriors’ Mike Brown accepts Nigeria head coach job

Nigeria Basketball Federation have appointed Golden State Warriors Associate Coach Mike Brown to lead D’Tigers to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Coach Mike Brown, the Golden State Warriors’ Associate Head Coach has agreed to coach Nigeria’s men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, after agreeing to terms with the federation.

Nigeria hires Golden State Warriors’ Mike Brown as D’Tigers coach

Coach Mike Brown, the Golden State Warriors’ Associate Head Coach has agreed to coach Nigeria’s men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, after agreeing to terms with the federation.
Newly signed Miami Heat Point guard Nigerian-American Gabe Vincent says his love for basketball made him goal-driven and stopped playing other sports to commit to the game at a young age.

D’Tigers’ Gabe Vincent opens up on love for basketball

Newly signed Miami Heat Point guard Nigerian-American Gabe Vincent says his love for basketball made him goal-driven and stopped playing other sports to commit to the game at a young age.
Alex Nwora

Alex Nwora: D’Tigers will keep working hard as Africa’s leading side

Coach of Nigeria’s senior men national basketball team Alex Nwora has stated that D’Tigers will keep working hard to be Africa’s leading side ahead of the coming year through the qualifiers to the 2021 Afrobasket.
Former NBA champion, Festus Ezeli is eyeing a spot of the D’Tigers team to next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

Former NBA champion Festus Ezeli eyes Olympic Games with D’Tigers

Former NBA champion, Festus Ezeli is eyeing a spot of the D’Tigers team to next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.
Amadu Musa Kida

D’Tigers, D’Tigress’ successes earn Musa Kida, Sam Ahmedu FIBA appointments

Nigeria has began to reap the rewards of D’Tigers and D’Tigress’ successes in international basketball with NBBF boss, Engineer Musa Kida and Sam Ahmedu getting appointment into top Federation of International Basketball Association, (FIBA) Committees.
Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.

Minister tasks NBBF board members on more laurels

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, met with the Executive Board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation led by Musa Kida in Abuja on Monday.

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