D’Tigers crash out of Pre-Olympics qualifiers It was a sad end to Nigeria’s pre-Olympics qualifiers after D’Tigers lost their second consecutive game to Mali at the Eko Convention Centre, Lagos on Tuesday, The PUNCH reports. After losing...... Read more Adeleke receives D’Tigress star Olawuyi Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke in Osogbo, received a member of the victorious D’Tigress squad to the recently concluded 2023 FIBA AfroBasket Championship in Kigali, Adenike Olawuyi. Olawuyi, who is...... Read more Afrobasket: Shun hard drugs, FG urges victorious D’Tigress The Federal Government has urged the country’s women’s national basketball team, D’Tigress, to shun drug addiction and other forms of social vices for them to enjoy the benefits of winning the...... Read more D’Tigress demolish Rwanda 79-48, reach AfroBasket final Champions D’Tigress outclassed hosts Rwanda 79-48 in the semi-finals of the ongoing 2023 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket in Kigali, Rwanda to book a place in the final, PUNCH Sports Extra reports. The win on Thursday...... Read more FG charges D’Tigress to retain Afrobasket title As the 2023 AfroBasket FIBA Women’s Competition unfolds in Kigali, Rwanda, the Federal Government has rallied behind the Nigerian women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, urging them to maintain their impressive performance and secure...... Read more Afrobasket: D’Tigress begin title defence with DRC rout The Nigerian national women’s basketball team, D’Tigress, began their title defence in the 2023 Women’s AfroBasket tournament with a resounding victory against the Democratic Republic of Congo, Saturday PUNCH reports. The...... Read more AfroCan: D’Tigers eye semi-final spot Nigeria will play 2019 champions DR Congo for a place in the semi-finals of the ongoing 2023 FIBA AfroCan on Thursday (today) after they overcame Gabon 71-55 at Pavilhao Multiusos de Luanda...... Read more Applause as NBBF appoints Wakama new D’Tigress head coach The basketball community has been thrown into a frenzy after the Nigeria Basketball Federation confirmed the appointment of coach Rena Wakama as head coach for the Team Nigeria Women’s basketball team,...... Read more Denver Nuggets win NBA Finals for first title The Denver Nuggets captured their first title in 47 NBA seasons on Monday, defeating the Miami Heat 94-89 behind 28 points and 16 rebounds from Nikola Jokic. The Nuggets won the...... Read more Nuggets move within one win of first NBA title The Denver Nuggets moved within one win of their first NBA title on Thursday, beating Miami 108-95 to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven championship series. Aaron Gordon starred for...... Read more Joshua trainer denies Wilder fight Anthony Joshua’s trainer, Derrick James, has responded to the growing speculation that his man will face American knockout artist, Deontay Wilder, later this year. Joshua and Wilder, at one stage, were...... Read more Qatar to host Basketball World Cup for first time Qatar was named host of the 2027 men’s Basketball World Cup on Friday, burgeoning its reputation for staging major global sports events. Germany will hold the women’s version in 2026, basketball’s...... Read more FIBA ranks D’Tigers No.1 in Africa, 19th globally Despite missing out on the FIBA World Cup, Nigeria’s men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, retained their position as the number one team on the continent and 19th in the world in the...... Read more W’Cup: D’Tigers beat Guinea 62-59, keep hope alive D’’Tigers on Saturday recorded their second win at the ongoing FIBA Men’s Basketball World Cup qualifiers in Luanda, Angola. Following poor performances in the previous windows, D’Tigers got their World Cup...... Read more D’Tigers beat Ivory Coast, keep W’Cup hope alive The Nigeria male basketball team, D’Tigers, on Friday revive their hopes of qualifying for the World Cup after beating group leaders, Ivory Coast, in the first game of the last window...... Read more LeBron James breaks NBA all-time points-scoring record LeBron James finally eclipsed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar as the most prolific scorer in the National Basketball Association history on Tuesday, breaking a 39-year record that many throughout basketball believed would never be...... Read more LeBron James jersey sells for record $3.7m A game-worn jersey of basketball superstar LeBron James sold for $3.7 million at auction Friday, five times more than the previous record for one of his shirts. The sale comes with...... Read more FIBA Ranking: Nigeria Retains Top Spot In Africa Former African champions, Nigeria retained her stranglehold on the top spot in Africa following the latest FIBA rankings released by FIBA on Friday. The 2017 winners of the FIBA AfroBasket for...... Read more NBBF To Name Committees For Leagues Barring any hitches, the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF will in a matter of days make public the members of its various committees to oversee the leagues and other national activities. This...... Read more 20 Teams Set For Sam Oguche Energy Bullet B’ball Championship The next edition of the Sam Oguche Energy Bullet Basketball Championship will attract 20 men and women teams across Nigeria and Togo. The competition billed for November 1 to 6, 2022...... Read more At SRAP basketball clinic, American coach, Baker, points at ways to excellence Mark, Shehu sponsor coaches, and players to workshop American Basketball coach, Ganon Baker, believes building an academy in Nigeria will greatly enhance the game’s development. He has promised to put in...... Read more Baka is MVP as Raptors win OBN HOOP Summit Championship U.S Consulate pledges continuous support for youth developmentRaptors Basketball Club, at the weekend, defeated Ebun Comets by 77 to 66 to win this year’s Organised Basketball Network Academy (OBN) Championship, tagged...... Read more FirstBank Team Retains Olukoya Women Basketball Championships FirstBank Female Basketball team has retained the just-concluded Dr. D K Olukoya Women Basketball Championship by defeating MFM Queens 54-37. The weeklong competition which rounded off at the Indoor Sports Hall...... Read more North East NBBF Zonal Championship Impresses Usman A total of 23 teams are in Maiduguri the North East NBBF Zonal Championship. According to an excited Coach Yakubu Usman, the turnout of teams at the maiden edition of the...... Read more Mark D Ball Elite 8 Championship: We Aren’t Going To Underrate Any Team – Mo Heats Coach Coach of Mo Heats basketball team, Adeka Dauda has said they will not underrate any team in their quest to Nick the title. Dauda who defeated FCT Hardrockers 75 – 59...... Read more


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