Category: Basketball

Milwaukee Bucks beat Phoenix Suns to win first NBA title in 50 years as Giannis Antetokounmpo scores 50 points

By Mukwuzi Joseph Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 50 points as the Milwaukee Bucks claimed their first NBA title for 50 years with a 105-98 victory over the Phoenix Suns....

Nigeria Customs finally release seized kits of the Nigerian basketball teams after 3 months

By Mukwuzi Joseph The Nigeria Customs Service has finally released the seized basketball kits and equipment meant for the country’s men’s and women’s...

Nneka Ogwumike denied by FIBA to play for Nigeria after team USA snub

By Mukwuzi Joseph Nneka Ogwumike’s bid to play at the Olympics has again been denied. The Los Angeles Sparks was left off Team USA’s Olympic roster, a...

Nigerian Basketball team honour Sound Sultan with a warm-up shirt that has his face before their pre-Olympics match against Australia

Nigerian Basketball team, D’Tigers honored late Nigerian veteran singer Sound Sultan with a warmup shirt that has his face on it before their pre-Olympics match...

D’Tigers win again, trash Argentina 94-71 in Las Vegas

By Mukwuzi Joseph D’Tigers continued their preparation for the forthcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics with a dominating 94-71 win over fourth ranked Argentina in an...

“I’m kind of glad it happened,” said U.S. Basketball head coach Gregg Popovich, after shocking 90-87 loss to Nigeria

By Mukwuzi Joseph The U.S. men’s basketball team lost to Nigeria 90-87 on Saturday night, July10, in its first pre-Olympic exhibition game. Nigeria who had six NBA...

Former NBA star Scottie Pippen announces death of his 33-year-old son Antron

By Mukwuzi Joseph Antron Pippen, the firstborn son of NBA Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen, died on Sunday. He was 33 years old.  Scottie Pippen, the former Chicago Bulls...

Report: 48 NBA Players Test Positive for COVID-19

By Mukwuzi Joseph In preparation for the start of the 2020-2021 season, the NBA began league-wide coronavirus  testing over the last week. In the first week of...

Spurs go top of Premiership after Chelsea stalemate as Cavani sparks Man Utd

Tottenham moved to the top of the Premier League with a 0-0 draw against title rivals Chelsea, while Edinson Cavani inspired Manchester United’s thrilling 3-2 win...