Nigeria’s Ben Uzoh Hails Basketball Culture Growth In The Country

D’Tigers point guard, Ben Uzoh is thrilled with the recent acceptance of basketball culture and its overall growth in Nigeria. A member of the 2015 Afrobasket winning team in Tunisia said coming home to see the level of acceptance during the last 2019 FIBA World cup qualifiers hosted in Lagos was a great feeling which…

Choosing Nigeria Over USA Was Easy- Jordan Nwora

The latest golden boy of Nigerian basketball, Jordan Nwora said the decision to play for the D’Tigers rather than wait for Dream Team was pretty easy because of the love for his fatherland. The University of Louisville undergraduate who has been tipped by many as a first round pick in the NBA draft next year…

Glorious Double Double debut for Louisville’s Nwora.

When head coach of the Nigeria Men’s national Basketball team Alex Nwora couldn’t get the services of his old hogs Alade Aminu, Olaseni Lawal and a few others from the victorious Afrobasket team in Tunisia in 2014, he had to play 7 debutants at the FIBA world Cup African qualifiers hosted in Lagos, Nigeria’s biggest…

Diogu Leads D’Tigers To Gallant Win At FIBA World Cup Qualifiers

All the D’Tigers needed was back to back 3 pointers from their leader and captain Ike Diogu to settle their nerves in front of a boisterous home crowd at the National Stadium in Lagos and it was all Nigeria needed till the final buzzer to coast home with the win. Diogu proved vital yet again…

Nigeria’s D’Tigers Hold First Training…As Diogu, Zanna, Aminu Arrive

D’Tigers held their first training session ahead of the 2019 FIBA Men’s World cup qualifiers at the Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium in Lagos under the tutelage of Alex Nwora and his assistant, Ogoh Odaudu. The 9 players made up of Emenago Obinna, Omoerah Keith Saido, Braxton Ogbueze Jai, Mbamalu Bryant, Agada Caleb…

2019 FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers Start Camp June 19 2018

The D’Tigers of Nigeria will begin camping for their Group B FIBA World Cup qualifiers on the 19th of June in Lagos under the supervision of head coach, Alex Nwora. The Secretary General of the Nigeria Basketball Federation, Chimezie Asiegbu made this known on Tuesday as the federation intensifies efforts to ensure that the team…

Nigeria’s D’Tigress To Start FIBA World Cup Campaign Against Australia

The Senior Women’s National Basketball Team DTigress will start their FIBA Women’s World Cup campaign against Australia on Saturday, 22nd of September 2018 at the Arena Santiago Martin, San Cristobal De La Laguna, Spain. D’Tigress will be facing what may likely be their toughest game on paper in the group stage against an Australian side…

Okon, Ogoh Replace Abdulrahmann and Aderemi as Nigeria’s D’Tigers Coaches

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has announced slight changes to the coaching crew of the senior men and women’s national teams with immediate effect. This decision was taken after the review of the national teams activities recently by the board led by Engineer Musa Kida. For D’Tigers, Dominic Okon and Ogoh Odaudu have been appointed to…

Participate In Illegal Leagues and Get Banned-NBBF Warns

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has warned that clubs are at the risk of losing their positions in the Premier Basketball League and any other NBBF organized competition if they participate in the Invitational Tournament scheduled to start on the 6th of May. NBBF Secretary, Asiegbu Chimezie said this pronouncement became necessary to avoid what happened…