Basketball

Akhator believes D’Tigress will be top 10 side

Akhator believes D’Tigress will be top 10 side

D’Tigress star, Evelyn Akhator is confident that Nigeria can be among top basketball nations in the world considering the rapid growth of the game in the country. D’Tigress recently qualified for their second Olympic Games after making their debut at Athens 2004. The Nigerian ladies have won back-to-back International Basketball ... Read more

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Diogu expresses disbelief at Nwora’s sack

FIBA World Cup: Argentina, Russia, Korea are our biggest threats- D’ Tigers captain, Diogu

D’Tigers Captain Ike Diogu has expressed his shock at the sack of Alex Nwora who has been replaced by the Assistant Coach Of Golden State Warriors, Mike Brown, The SportsBay.com reports.  Diogu said this while featuring on the BCOS TV Sports Programme Saturday Breakfast Sports Show while speaking from his ... Read more

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Michael Jordan’s trainers sell for record N216.7m

Michael Jordan’s trainers sell for record N216.7m

A pair of trainers worn by Basketball legend, Michael Jordan, during his rookie season in the NBA with the Chicago Bulls, have been sold for $560,000 (N216.7million), the BBC reports. The trainers were sold in an online auction by Sotheby’s, a British-founded American multinational corporation headquartered in New York City. ... Read more

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Akhator: COVID-19, a blessing to Nigeria basketball

Akhator: COVID-19, a blessing to Nigeria basketball

D’Tigress forward, Evelyn Akhator is of the belief that the COVID-19 pandemic ravaging the world is a blessing to the Nigerian basketball family, the SportsBay.com reports. It will be recalled that the Nigerian senior women’s basketball team booked a ticket to the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo despite losing 64-70 ... Read more

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O’neal calls for NBA season to be scrapped

O'neal calls for NBA season to be scrapped

Basketball great Shaquille O’Neal says the NBA should “scrap the season” because of the coronavirus pandemic. The 2019-20 campaign was halted in March with five regular-season games and two months of play-offs remaining. “Everybody go home, get healthy, come back next year,” said four-time NBA champion O’Neal, 48, who now ... Read more

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