Basketball

2020 Olympics Qualifiers: D’Tigress lands in pot 3

The senior women National Basketball team has been seeded in pot three alongside Japan, Brazil and Great Britain ahead of the draw ceremony for...

Kida commends D’Tigress OQT qualification

Engr Musa Kida has lauded the qualification of the senior women’s national team for beating Mali in the semifinals of the FIBA Africa Pre-Olympic...

Breaking! Russia risks 2020 Olympics ban over anti-doping data

  Russia could be set for a new ban from major international sporting events like next summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Games over claimed inconsistencies in...

Temple Jam B/ball: Potters, Flame win

Temple Jam Basketball Tournament dunked off in Lagos yesterday with Niger Potters and Anambra Flames winning their opening games. Potters defeated Delta 85-69 in a...

SUNSHINE STARS SLIP TO A NARROW DEFEAT AT THE CATHDRAL

Nnamdi Egbujuo scored the only goal as an impressive Sunshine Stars fell 1-0 to Enugu Rangers in a closely fought rescheduled NPFL week one...

D’Tigress qualify for OQT

D’Tigress of Nigeria have qualified for the Olympics Qualifying Tournament (OQT) next year after beating Mali 74-59 yesterday in Mozambique. Host Mozambique also qualified for...

Temple Jam Basketball tips off with Gidi Giants

The Temple Jam Basketball Tournament will tip off today in Lagos as Gidi Giants debuts. The invitational basketball tournament which will show case seven Nigerian...

D’Tigress qualify for Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Nigeria’s female basketball team D’Tigress qualified for the Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament (WOQT) after defeating Mali 74-59 in the semifinals of the African pre-qualifiers...

NBBFPresidentCup: Rivers Hoopers lift third title 

Rivers Hoopers have been crowned league champions for the third time after their victory over Raptors in the NBBF 2019  President Cup final on...

NBBFPresidentCup: Hoopers wary of Raptors’ Abel Offia 

Rivers Hoopers coach, Ogoh Odaudu has picked Abel Offia of Raptors as the dangerman ahead of their NBBF President Cup final on Sunday. Odaudu and...

D’Tigress starts FIBA Africa Pre-Olympics qualifiers on a winning note

…….strolls over DR Congo D’Tigress started their FIBA Africa Pre-Olympics Qualifiers started on a winning note after strolling over DR Congo, 20-0 points. The Coach...

D’Tigress to face Mali after Mozambique win

D’Tigress took a bold step to picking a ticket to the Olympics Qualifying Tournament (OQT) in 2020 after beating host- Mozambique 57-48 points to...

NBBFPresidentCup: Raptors setup final date with Hoopers

Lagos-based basketball team, the Raptors will face tournament favourites, Rivers Hoopers in the final of the 2019 NBBF President Cup. Raptors defeated a spirited Niger...

Tokyo 2020: D’Tigress survive late Mozambique scare

Nigeria’s female basketball team D’Tigress survived a late scare from Mozambique as they defeated the hosts 57 – 48 in the FIBA Olympics Pre-Qualifying...

NBBFPresidentCup: Falcons, Potters through to semis

The duo of Kwara Falcons and Niger Potters have completed the lineup for the semi-finals of the ongoing NBBF President Cup national finals. Falcons and...

SPORTS MINISTER, SUNDAY DARE, COMMISERATES WITH ALEX AKINYELE’S FAMILY

Nigeria’s sports minister, Sunday Dare has joined others in condoling with the family of one of his predecessors in office, Chief Alex Akinyele who...

NBBFPresidentCup: Thomas leads Army Rockets to first win 

A peach performance from Anthony Thomas has helped the Nigerian Army Rockets to their first win at the NBBF President Cup. Rockets win!!! pic.twitter.com/8M1DUmYZVv — ACLSports...

Hughley: D’Tigress  ready for Pre-Olympic qualifiers

Head coach of senior women national Basketball  team Otis Hughley says the team is fully focused on the task as the  FIBA Africa pre-Olympic qualifiers commence...

Hoopers 107-53 Potters: “It was not an easy win”- Odaudu

Rivers Hoopers boss, Ogoh Odaudu says their victory over Niger Potters at the opening day of the NBBF President Cup was not “an easy”...

NBBF President Cup: Hoopers lay down marker

Rivers State-based basketball team, Rivers Hoopers, have started the NBBF President Cup in a devastating manner following a heavy defeat meted out to Potters...

Otis list Upe Atosu, Akhator, Kalu in 2020 pre Olympics qualifier squad

D’Tigress Head Coach, Otis Hughley has announced a 12 man roaster for the 2020 pre Olympics qualifiers coming up in Mozambique between November 14 to...

FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup: Team Nigeria departs for Kampala

The Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) on Tuesday said that the National 3×3 team had departed the shores of Nigeria to Kampala, Uganda, aboard a...

Otis list Upe Atosu, Akhator, Kalu in Pre Olympics qualifier squad 

D’Tigress Head Coach, Otis Hughley has announced a 12 man roster for the 2020 pre-Olympics qualifiers coming up in Mozambique between November 14 to...

President Cup National Final 8 to hold November 12

The Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos will again come alive when teams converge on it for the 2019 President Cup National...

Kida, Joe Apu appointed by FIBA Zone 3

Two Nigerians have been appointed by the FIBA Africa Zone 3 board to serve for the 2019 – 2023 term in office. Engr Musa Kida...

EKO Basketball League Final Dunks off Nov 3 at Teslim.

The Eko Basketball League is in its inaugural season after many years of being called the Lagos City League. The rejiged league distinguished for...

NBBF sympathizes with BlackGold Queens over road accident

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has condoled with the management, coaching staff and players of BlackGold Women’s Basketball Club of Abuja following their auto accident...

Zenith Bank Women League National Final 8: Competition for National title hots up as QF games take Centre stage

Quarter finals of the 2019 Zenith Bank Women League National Final 8 will be decided tomorrow- Tuesday as competition for the National title and...

Zenith Bank Women Basketball League: First Bank and Air Warriors in semifinal show down

League defending champions- First Bank and Air Warriors will meet in one of the semifinal games of the Zenith Bank Women Basketball League National...

NBBF President’s Cup: Hoopers stay perfect as Falcons maintain 100% start

Rivers Hoopers won the last of their Group A matches on Friday in the first phase of the inaugural Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) President’s...