NBA: Minnesota and Brooklyn players call for justice for Duante Wright

Minnesota Timberwolves and Brooklyn Nets players wore T-shirts calling for “liberty and justice for all” following the fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer on Sunday. The death of Daunte Wright, 20, in Brooklyn Center sparked days…

James Harden ‘feels like the MVP’ after Brooklyn Nets beat Detroit Pistons

James Harden says he feels like he is the NBA’s Most Valuable Player after helping the Brooklyn Nets beat the Detroit Pistons. The 31-year-old scored 44 points with 14 rebounds and eight assists as the Nets won 113-111. Brooklyn have…

*Lady nabbed for robbing pastor at gunpoint in Ogun, car recovered in Niger (Guardian)*No cause for the alarm over rising food prices, Lagos assures residents (Vanguard)

Lady nabbed for robbing pastor at gunpoint in Ogun, car recovered in Niger (Guardian) Two members of an armed robbery gang, who robbed Pastor Godwin Ojerinde of God’s Will Praying Ground, Siun in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of Ogun…

Nets’ Durant pulled from game against Raptors due to health and safety protocols

Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets was pulled from Friday night’s game against the Toronto Raptors due to the league’s health and safety protocols, the team says. The 32-year-old did not start the game because he was undergoing contact tracing…

*Traffic robbers on the rampage in Lagos (Guardian)*Police bust Ogun drug syndicate, recover N10m hard drugs (Punch)

Traffic robbers on the rampage in Lagos (Guardian) There is palpable fear by road users in Lagos over the upsurge in the operation of traffic robbers who have taken advantage of gridlock caused by road construction workers and tanker drivers…

James Harden reported to be joining Brooklyn Nets as they beat New York Knicks

The Brooklyn Nets fought back to beat the New York Knicks 116-109 on a night they reportedly signed James Harden. US reports say Harden, NBA top scorer for the past three seasons, has left the Houston Rockets after nine years.…

US Basketball player to play for D’Tigers at 2021 Olympics

Nigerian-American and Brooklyn Nets Guard Spencer Dinwiddie is in the process of acquiring a Nigerian passport to be eligible to play for the D’Tigers at the 2021 Summer Olympics Games. Dinwiddie appeared to confirm his intention Saturday, writing in response…

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