Basketball

Nigerian Govt Makes U-turn On Basketball Ban

Thursday, June 23, 2022
Federal Government of Nigeria has reversed its earlier decision barring the country 39;s basketball teams from participation in international competitions for two years. The reversal comes barely six weeks into the self-imposed two-year ban. Fresh reports gathered a letter of appeal dated Jun ...

Mali To Replace Nigeria In 2022 Fiba Women's Basketball World Cup

Thursday, June 2, 2022
Basketball FIBA was informed about the decision of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to withdraw the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) from all international basketball competitions and activities for a period of two years. In subsequent communications with the NBBF, and despite ...

Nba Playoffs: One Udoka Guides Celtics To Finals For The First Time In 12 Years.

Monday, May 30, 2022
Former Nigerian basketball player and current Boston coach One Udoka has led Celtics to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2010 after defeating the Miami Heat in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Sunday at FTX Arena. Jimmy Butler could have tied the score in crunch time but decided ...

NBA: Nigerian Coach Guides Celtics To Eastern Conference Finals

Monday, May 16, 2022
Boston Celtics will be aiming to win the finals after eliminating defending champions Milwaukee Bucks. After blowing a 14-point fourth-quarter lead in Game 5 at TD Garden in Boston to fall behind in the series 3 ndash;2, it was fair to wonder if the Celtics had thrown their season away. But after wi ...

Ibitoye On Why FG Withdrew Nigeria From International Basketball Competitions

Sunday, May 15, 2022
Following the earlier withdrawal of Nigerian basketball from international competition, Nigerians have not stopped reacting to the decision to go on a two-year sabbatical coming from the presidency. A result, no doubt, of the leadership crisis that has dogged Nigerian basketball for more than eight ...

Government Bans Nigerian Basketball Federation From All Competitions For Two Yea

Thursday, May 12, 2022
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has made it known to newsmen in Abuja that a committee would be set up to oversee basketball leagues in the country. It is has come to the understanding of members of the public that President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved the immediat ...

Anambra Organizes Basketball Camp For Teens

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
In preparation for the forthcoming National youth games, Anambra state in conjunction with Anambra Basketball Association organized basketball camp for children aged from 10-16. The trials were both monitored by the chairman of sports commission Hon Tony Uli as well as Ugo Udeze Chairman of A ...

D’Tigress beat World Number 5, France In World Cup qualifying Series

Friday, February 11, 2022
Nigeria rsquo;s D rsquo;Tigress came from behind to beat France 67-65 in their second game at the FIBA Women rsquo;s World Cup qualifiers in Belgrade, Serbia, on Friday. The Otis Hugley-led girls came into the match off a disappointing first game mdash; 90-76 mdash; defeat to China on Th ...

LeBron James Set To Return After Negative Covid-19 Result 

Friday, December 3, 2021
LeBron James has been cleared to return to the lineup for the Lakers 39; game against the LA Clippers on Friday after a brief stint in the NBA 39;s health and safety protocols, the league announced Thursday. James has returned eight negative tests since returning to Los Angeles on Tuesday after ...

Miami Heat Star, Adebayo Ruled Out For Six Weeks

Thursday, December 2, 2021
Miami Heat All-Star center Bam Adebayo will undergo surgery to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb, the team announced Wednesday. Sources told ESPN 39;s Adrian Wojnarowski that Adebayo is expected to be out for four to six weeks, which would cause him to miss between 15 to ...
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