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Nigeria is biggest climber on latest FIBA Ranking

Nigeria’s men’s basketball team, D’Tigers have emerged the biggest climber in the latest FIBA world ranking, moving from 25th place to 16th spot. Having won just one game in Brazil, the team’s participation at the Rio 2016 Olympics may have contributed to the upward trend of the team in world stage. By

D’Tigers ouster at Rio Olympics, lessons to learn

Nigeria, making a second appearance at the Olympics was on August 15, ousted from the basketball event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil after losing 69-86 to the hosts. It is surprising to many that the country’s national team were sent home in the preliminary rounds just as it

D’Tigers suffer Lithuania defeat

Nigeria’s D’Tigers have suffered a second consecutive defeat in the men’s basketball event at the Rio 2016 Olympics, losing 89-80 to Lithuania Tuesday night. The Nigerian side, coming from a 94-66 loss to Argentina in their first game, were off to a bright start, showing signs of hunger and determination to

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