Posts Tagged ‘Basketball’

Basketball: NBBF Announces Date for Total National Division 1 Commencement.

The Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF  has  announced the 27th of November 2018 as commencement date for the Total National Division 1 League.   In a  letter sent to the 20 teams by the NBBF Secretary General, Chimezie Asiegbu, teams in the Atlantic Conference will converge on the Alake Sports Centre in Ijeja, Abeokuta to battle […]

FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup: Nigeria in men and women’s last eight

Nigeria’s men and women teams at the FIBA 3×3 Africa Cup have both progressed to their respective quarter-finals following very similar results in the first rounds.   The Men’s team led by Dike Azouma and Yaya Abdul avenged their qualifying round loss to Cape Verde with a 17-16 points win before blowing out Uganda by […]

Otis appoints Adaora Elonu new D’Tigress Captain

Adaora Elonu has been appointed as the captain of the Senior Women’s National basketball team ahead of the 2018 FIBA World Cup holding in Spain. The appointment of the former Perfumerias Avenida Salamanca of Spain player who recently got signed by WNBA side, Atlanta Dreams was announced by D’Tigress new coach, Otis Hughley on Friday. […]

Michael Jordan Testifies in $10 Million Brand Case

Basketball superstar turned billionaire pitchman Michael Jordan took the stand in federal court on Tuesday to testify in his lawsuit seeking millions from a grocery chain that used his name and jersey number in an ad, without permission. Jordan claims he should be paid $10 million, which he says is fair market value for a […]