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Nigeria’s D’Tigers lose 78-62 to Cape Verde in Afrobasket qualifier 2025

Where Nigeria’s senior men’s basketball team known as D’Tigers suffered their third defeat to wrap up February round of 2025 Afrobasket qualifiers. The team which almost did not travel for the qualifiers due to lack of funds, made it 3 losses in 3 games, following a 78-62 blowout loss to Cape Verde. D’Tigers suffered an […]

D’Tigress have qualified for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games

In basketball, Nigeria’s D’Tigress have qualified for the women’s basketball event of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Despite losing 100 – 46 to the USA in their second game at the Olympic qualifying tournament in Antwerp, Belgium, D’Tigress still picked one of the tickets for the games. Their qualification was sealed after Senegal’s 97-66 defeat […]

D’Tigress set for Battle against USA, Belgium for Olympic Slot

In Basketball, Nigeria’s senior women basketball national team, D’Tigress are intensifying trainings in camp in Antwerp, Belgium, venue of the Olympic Women’s qualifying tournament beginning tomorrow February 8 to 11. The training is coordinated by the team’s head coach, Rena Wakama, who led the team to Afrobasket title in 2023. Nigeria plays Senegal on Thursday […]

BAL, Afreximbank Announce Their Collaboration

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) and African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) celebrated their collaboration during a ceremonial signing event in conjunction with the third Intra-African Trade Fair (IATF) in Cairo, Egypt. BAL and the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) will work together on the implementation of capacity-building initiatives as well as investment promotion activities for the advancement […]

Basketball Africa League Expands To South Africa For Fourth Season

The Basketball Africa League (BAL) has announced that the league’s expanded fourth season will tip off in March 2024 in South Africa. The 2024 BAL season will feature the top 12 club teams from 12 African countries playing a record 48 games across four African countries – South Africa, Egypt, Senegal and Rwanda – over […]

D’Tigress Beat Senegal To Win Historic 4th Afrobasket Title

Nigeria’s senior women basketball team, D’Tigress, on Saturday defeated Senegal 84-74 to win the 2023 Afrobasket Championship in Kigali, Rwanda. D’Tigress dominated the game and never gave Senegal any chance, recording scorecards of 19-10, 24-21, 26-19 and 22-17 in the four quarters of the game. History was also made as the Head Coach of D’ […]

NBA and FIBA Basketball Without Borders Camp to Return to South Africa

The National Basketball Association (NBA) (https://www.NBA.com) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) today announced that the 19th edition of Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Africa will be held at the American International School of Johannesburg in South Africa from Friday, July 28 – Monday, July 31. This marks the 15th time that the NBA and FIBA’s global basketball development and […]

LeBron James becomes the NBA’s all-time leading scorer

The Los Angeles Lakers star hit 38 points in a 133-130 defeat by the Oklahoma City Thunder to surpass Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s long-standing record of 38,387, set in 1989. The 38-year-old James, who needed 36 points to break the record, did so with a fadeaway jumper at the end of the third quarter and he finished […]