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Hoops & Read win basketball Division One League

Hoops & Read basketball club of Lagos have won the 2016 Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) Division One League, beating the Defenders 82-60 in the competition’s final match. In the highly entertaining match played on Sunday at the Indoor Sports Hall of Abuja National Stadium, the winners were clearly dominant. Hoops & Read,

Coaches say early preparation needed for D’Tigers ahead of 2017 Basketball Nations Cup

Basketball buffs on Tuesday urged the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF) to declare a national camp for the senior men’s team, D’Tigers preparation toward the 2017 FIBA Africa Nations Cup. The competition is expected to hold in Brazzaville, Congo at a yet-to-be determined date. D’Tigers emerged the champions of the 2015 edition which

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