National Team

Five Brief Takeaways from First Six Exhibitions

As the Nigerian Senior Men’s Basketball team head into the final leg of their U.S based training camp, check out our analysis of the teams’ progression so far. Improved outside shooting: At Afrobasket 2015, D’Tigers shot 31.7% from [...]

Team Nigeria – Training Camp Player Profiles

By Zion Olojede   Name: Josh Akognon Age: 30 Height: 5’11 Position: PG Place of Birth: Greenbrae, California College: Cal State Fullerton Club: Dinamo Sassari (Italy) Accomplishments: 3x CBA three-point leader, stint with Dallas Mavericks. Name: [...]

Nigeria Basketball Announces 27 Player Roster For Olympic Camp

By Zion Olojede With the training camp for the 2016 Rio Olympics around the corner, the Nigerian Basketball Federation released the Olympic preliminary roster on Tuesday. Along with the 12 returning Afrobasket champs, the roster features [...]

D’Tigress Clinch Afrobasket Bronze

Nigeria’s Senior Women basketball team overcame a tense start to beat Angola 65-55 to claim the bronze medal at the just concluded 2015 Afrobasket competition for Women. The win also means that Nigeria will have to [...]

Afrobasket: Nigeria has heartbreaking 71-70 loss to Cameroon

Controversial decisions, frenzied atmosphere and restless fans, the rivalry between Nigeria and Cameroon in football is very well documented. The occasion is where a moment of glory could turn into one of despair within the blink [...]