Basketball fans laud CBL All Stars Game

Fans of the Continental Basketball League were treated to an evening of basketball actions in all its glory at the just concluded All Star Games held on May 28, at the remodeled Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere in Lagos. The event...

NBBF won’t elect new board on June 13, spokesman says

Patrick Omorodion, Head of Media of Nigeria Basketball Federation(NBBF), says the federation’s board elections will not hold on June 13 as earlier fixed by the Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports. Omorodion told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on...

Continental Basketball League: International players laud Nigerians’ hospitality

Some international players in the ongoing Continental Basketball League on Wednesday expressed satisfaction with playing in Lagos, saying they had they had enjoyed the hospitality of the people. The players told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that...

Eko Kings soars as Continental Basketball League gains momentum

The Continental Basketball League May Madness Tournament is getting more exciting with fun and fine basketball displays by participating teams at the indoor sports hall of  the Teslim Balogun Stadium At the match played on Sunday night, high-flying Lagos based...

CBL: Abidjan Raiders hope to beat other contenders — Ebikoro

Denis Ebikoro of Abidjan Raiders Basketball Club of Cote D’Voire has expressed confidence that his team would defeat all contenders at the ongoing Continental Basketball League (CBL) in Lagos. He expressed the hope as Raiders crushed Lagos City Stars 88-73...

Inspire Marketing partner NBBF to reposition Nigerian Basketball

Following the decline in the game of basketball; Nigeria’s second most played sport. There is urgent need to bring basketball back as one of the most popular sports in the country and reignite the dreams and aspirations of Nigerian...

NBBF: Mark Mentors beat Civil Defenders 80-73

Mark Mentors Basketball Club of Abuja on Thursday beat city rivals Civil Defenders Club 80-73 in their last match of round one of the NBBF Men’s Premiership sponsored by Kwese Sports. The two Savannah Conference sides, playing at the Abuja...

CBL to celebrate Lagos @50 with ‘May Madness Tournament’

In celebration of 50 years of Lagos State, Continental Basketball League (CBL) has rolled out a Basketball Challenge in partnership with Lagos State Sports Commission tagged the ‘May Madness Tournament’ billed to tip off on the 12th of May...

New basketball rule allows players to wear religious headgear

Basketball players will be allowed to wear headgear for religious reasons after world governing body FIBA on Thursday approved a new rule to come into effect from October 1. “The new rule comes as a result of the fact that...

Zenith Bank Women Basketball League: First Bank thrash Taraba Hurricanes

First Bank Women Basketball Club of Lagos on Monday thrashed Taraba Hurricanes of Jalingo 60-15 in one of the final day matches at the Zenith Bank Women National League’s Phase One. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the league’s...