Category: Basketball

Kalu: Podium Finish Possible In Tokyo

D’Tigress point-guard, Ezinne Kalu believes the team can go all the way to win a medal at the Summer Olympic Games.  In a chat with NBBF media from her base in...

Mathematical: Probably The Tallest Basketball Player In The World – The Story Of Abiodun Adegoke!

I checked Wikipedia before writing this article. I wanted to know the tallest player in NBA history. It is Romanian Gheorghe Muresan, who was drafted by Washington...

Nigerian Basketballer Hopes To Become NBA’s Tallest Ever Player 

A 7ft 9in Nigerian basketball player Abiodun Adegoke is hoping to catch the attention of the NBA by becoming the league’s tallest ever player. At his towering...

Aruna Quadri To Battle Indian Star In Main Draw Of WTT

Nigeria’s Quadri Aruna has been pitched against India’s Sathiyan Gnanasekaran in the main draw of the men’s singles of $200,000 prize money World Table Tennis...

How some officials ruin the lives of athletes! This is the story of Nkechi Akashili.

I am writing this at the cost of hurting certain ‘friends’ and offending certain sensibilities. Unfortunately, to be silent is to be complicit, to hang a moral...

NBBF Considering Bubble Format For 2021 Domestic League Season

As Nigerians anticipate the calendar for the 2021 domestic basketball season, the NBBF is considering available options. This is in light of the recent successes of the...

Ujiri Touches Global Hearts With Humanity Matters

The co-founder of Giants of Africa and President of the Toronto Raptors, Masai Ujiri, has launched an inspirational movement that should touch a lot of hearts across the...

D’Tigers Move Up In World Ranking, Retain Top Spot In Africa

Nigeria men’s basketball team D’Tigers moved up one spot from 23rd to 22nd and remain number one in Africa in the latest FIBA world ranking, NGNewsHub.com reports....

Race For 2021 FIBA Afrobasket Qualification Not Over

The Nigeria Basketball Federation has announced that the race for a place in the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket is not yet over as Nigerians continue to shower accolades on...

D’Tigers Outclass Rwanda, Claim Second Group Stage Win

Nigeria senior men’s basketball team D’Tigers defeated host Rwanda 83 – 62 in their second Group D game at the on-going 2021 AfroBasket qualifiers on Saturday,...