Nigeria’s male basketball team withdraws from Afrobasket qualifiers over lack of funds

Nigeria’s basketball team, D’Tigers have withdrawn from the 2025 Afrobasket qualifiers. The qualifiers is billed to commence on Friday and the D’Tigers had been drawn in Group B, where they would have contested against Cape Verde, Uganda and Libya for a place at next year’s Afrobasket tournament. D’Tigers made the announcement to withdraw on Wednesday […]

Rivers Hoopers clinch BAL Ticket after Nigeria Basketball League Win

The Rivers Hoopers were crowned champions of the 2023 Nigeria Premier Basketball League after they defeated Nigeria Customs 77-57. The win also ensured Hoopers ended the League with an unbeaten record of 13 games. Consequently, Rivers Hoopers picked the ticket as Nigeria’s sole representative at the 2024 edition of the Basketball Africa League.

In Basketball, the NBA will stage its first in-season tournament during 2023-24.

Its commissioner Adam Silver says Teams will play four group games inNovember to decide who goes through to the quarter-finals.The format will then replicate the NCAA’s hugely popular Final Four, with thesemi-finals and final being played at the same venue in December.Silver said the new tournament was based on European football club cupcompetitions, such as […]