NBBF congratulates D’Tigers after strong start

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has congratulated the D’Tigers for starting their 2022 FIBA World Cup on a strong note after picking two victories in three matches. With 5 points from a possible 6 and a superior point difference, the team…

Afrobasket: D’Tigers, Côte d’Ivoire in titanic battle for quarterfinals tickets

Nigeria’s D’Tigers will today battle Côte d’Ivoire counterparts in a make or mar Group C final match at the ongoing Afrobasket Championship in Rwanda. Following the expansion of the participating teams at the Afrobasket to 16 with only group winners…

Access, Zenith, GTB splash N200m on D’Tigers, D’Tigress for Tokyo Olympics

Three leading commercial banks in Nigeria, Access, Zenith and Guaranty Trust Bank have splashed a whopping N200m on the country’s national basketball teams, D’Tigers and D’Tigress to support their participation in the forthcoming 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The support from the…

*Kidnappers raped me daily, killed abductees in my presence – Woman (Punch)*Ladipo traders shut market, begin lawsuit against soldiers over alleged shooting of members (Guardian)

Kidnappers raped me daily, killed abductees in my presence – Woman (Punch) A kidnap victim has taken to social media to narrate how she was allegedly abducted and sexually abused by some gunmen during her travel to Rivers State. The…

NBBF dedicates D’Tigers’ wins against US, Argentina to Sound Sultan

The Nigerian Basketball Federation has honoured late singer, Sound Sultan, by dedicating the wins recorded by D’Tigers against the United States and Argentina to him. Sound Sultan’s death was announced by his family on July 11 in a statement which…

Nigerian basketball teams’ kits trapped at Lagos seaport

With less than 19 days to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, kits and other sports equipment donated to the Nigerian basketball teams to aid their smooth participation at the Games are trapped at the Lagos seaport. In the absence of…

Udofia confirmed to lead D’Tigers to Tunisia

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has officially confirmed that coach Mfon Udofia will be saddled with the responsibility of leading D’Tigers to the 2021 Afrobasket qualifiers in Tunisia. Mfon who joined the senior men’s national team technical crew just before the…

B’ball: Diogu, Aminu make Africa’s best players list

D’Tigers stars Ike Diogu and Al-Farouk Aminu have been named in FIBA Africa’s Top 10 Players of The Decade list. FIBA Africa named the Nigerians in the first category of names released, which has five players. The second list of…

Stan Okoye targets Olympics, 2022 Afrobasket glory

As one of the senior members of the current D’Tigers squad, Spain-based Stanley Okoye has set his target at a possible podium finish at next year’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. The member of the 2015 team that won Nigeria’s…

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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