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Warriors looking to bounce back against surging Islanders after terrible loss in last game

The Oluyole Warriors suffered an embarrassing defeat on May 15 when it hosted Lagos Islanders in Ibadan, losing by 24 points to the surging Islanders. Warriors aren’t exactly optimistic about winning their second straight match-up against the Islanders when they visit their opponents at the Landmark Centre in Victoria Island, ...

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Kano Pillars powers through in 93-79 win against Mark Mentors; Oluyole Warriors records fourth win of the season

Kano Pillars stretched its winning streak to five games, maintaining a perfect record as the league’s best team when it hosted the visiting Mark Mentors in Kano and effectively handing the Abuja-based side its first loss of the season. Mark Mentors are now tied for third place in the Savannah ...

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Al Farouq Aminu shuts down Harden, adds double-double as Mavericks dominate Houston Rockets in 121-109 win

The Dallas Mavericks put up an impressive performance in last night’s 121-109 win over the visiting Houston Rockets in game 4 of the Rockets/Mavericks series. While such great team effort may overshadow individual performances, the stellar contribution of Al Farouq Aminu on both ends of the court was obvious and ...

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Lloyd Edjuto lifts Warriors past Falcons in 78-70 win; Union Bank falls to Lagos Islanders

DStv Basketball Premier League Week Two. After a terrible loss in their opening game against Dodan Warriors two weeks prior, the Ibadan-based Oluyole Warriors were relentless in their second game of the DStv Premier Basketball League, beating the visiting Kwara Falcons 78-70 on Friday, April 3rd. Lloyd Edjuto, starting point ...

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Nigeria D’Tigers Win Four Nations Challenge in South Africa; Defeat Mozambique 72-59

The Nigeria D’Tigers are winners of the inaugural Four Nations Basketball Challenge hosted by South Africa after defeating Mozambique 72-59. Captain of the team, Olumide Oyedeji won MVP honours in the finals. D’Tigers ran roughshod in their first two encounters with Kenya and South Africa. The Mozambicans, however, were resilient ...

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D’Tigers Dominate South Africa 98-57 in Four Nations Challenge

Nigeria D’Tigers have been on a roll lately, winning their second straight game in day-2 of the Four Nations Challenge in Johannesburg. The Nigerian team shot the lights out, beating South Africa 98-57. The Nigerian team is in Johannesburg for an invitational tournament involving four African nations – Nigeria, Kenya, Mozambique, ...

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