Category Archives: Basketball

Nigeria’s Ben Uzoh Hails Basketball Culture Growth In The Country

D’Tigers point guard, Ben Uzoh is thrilled with the recent acceptance of basketball culture and its overall growth in Nigeria. A member of the 2015 Afrobasket winning team in Tunisia said coming home to see the level of acceptance during the last 2019 FIBA World cup qualifiers hosted in Lagos was a great feeling which […]

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Choosing Nigeria Over USA Was Easy- Jordan Nwora

The latest golden boy of Nigerian basketball, Jordan Nwora said the decision to play for the D’Tigers rather than wait for Dream Team was pretty easy because of the love for his fatherland. The University of Louisville undergraduate who has been tipped by many as a first round pick in the NBA draft next year […]

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Glorious Double Double debut for Louisville’s Nwora.

When head coach of the Nigeria Men’s national Basketball team Alex Nwora couldn’t get the services of his old hogs Alade Aminu, Olaseni Lawal and a few others from the victorious Afrobasket team in Tunisia in 2014, he had to play 7 debutants at the FIBA world Cup African qualifiers hosted in Lagos, Nigeria’s biggest […]

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2019 FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: Nigeria’s D’Tigers Advance To Second Round.

D’Tigers became the first team in Africa to qualify for the second and final round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers after their emphatic 109 points to 66 win against Uganda. Having recorded 3 wins in the second window of the qualifiers, all Nigeria needed was just a point to seal their place as […]

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Diogu Leads D’Tigers To Gallant Win At FIBA World Cup Qualifiers

All the D’Tigers needed was back to back 3 pointers from their leader and captain Ike Diogu to settle their nerves in front of a boisterous home crowd at the National Stadium in Lagos and it was all Nigeria needed till the final buzzer to coast home with the win. Diogu proved vital yet again […]

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Nigeria’s D’Tigers To Face Benin Republic Today In Last Tune Up Game

Nigeria’s D’Tigers will face Benin Republic on Wednesday (Today) in tune up game as part of preparations for the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers for men. The game will hold at the newly renovated Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos at 6pm. The game is the third the team will be playing after […]

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Nigeria’s D’Tigers Hold First Training…As Diogu, Zanna, Aminu Arrive

D’Tigers held their first training session ahead of the 2019 FIBA Men’s World cup qualifiers at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium in Lagos under the tutelage of Alex Nwora and his assistant, Ogoh Odaudu. The 9 players made up of Emenago Obinna, Omoerah Keith Saido, Braxton Ogbueze Jai, Mbamalu Bryant, Agada Caleb […]

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2019 FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers Start Camp June 19 2018

The D’Tigers of Nigeria will begin camping for their Group B FIBA World Cup qualifiers on the 19th of June in Lagos under the supervision of head coach, Alex Nwora. The Secretary General of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Chimezie Asiegbu made this known on Tuesday as the federation intensifies efforts to ensure that the team […]

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Nigeria’s D’Tigress To Start FIBA World Cup Campaign Against Australia

The Senior Women’s National Basketball Team DTigress will start their FIBA Women’s World Cup campaign against Australia on Saturday, 22nd of September 2018 at the Arena Santiago Martin, San Cristobal De La Laguna, Spain. D’Tigress will be facing what may likely be their toughest game on paper in the group stage against an Australian side […]

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NBBF HOLDS STAKEHOLDERS MEETING NEXT WEEK

The Nigeria Basketball Federation will be meeting with stakeholders on the 16th and 18th of May as part of activities to start the 2018 basketball league season in Nigeria, The annual stakeholders meeting which traditionally heralds the league season in Nigeria will hold in Lagos on Wednesday, 16th and Abuja on Friday, 18th of May. […]

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Registration Commences For 2018 Total Divisions 1 and 2 Nigeria Basketball League Season

This follows the recent agreement signed between NBBF and Total E&P Nigeria Ltd, for sponsorship of the National Divisions 1 and 2 Men’s Basketball Leagues The Nigeria Basketball Federation has commenced registration of clubs and players for the 2018 Total Divisions 1 and 2 league season. This follows the recent agreement signed between NBBF and […]

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Kwese Premier League Dunks Off May 6 2018

*Oyedeji heads League Management Board The Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF led by Tijjani Umar has finalized preparation for the commencement of the 2018 Kwese Premier Basketball League season on May 6 with the inauguration of a League Management Board to be headed by its Vice President and ex NBA player, Mr Olumide Oyedeji. The commencement […]

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