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Up in the rafters! Another legendary milestone for Kobe Bryant as Lakers retire numbers 8 and 24

There were several iconic moments during the twenty-year illustrious career of Kobe Bryant, and it continues even after his retirement. There was the incredible 81-point performance against the Toronto Raptors in January 2006, the four consecutive 50-point-game streak, the nine consecutive 40-point games, the several game-winners, acrobatic dunks, trash-talking, multiple ...

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Evelyn Akhator, Chantel Osahor selected by Dallas Wings and Chicago Sky in 2017 WNBA Draft

Fans of basketball in Nigeria are eager to see how these two will perform in the WNBA as they transition into their professional careers. While there is a good chance that Akhator will play for the Nigeria Senior Women’s Basketball team in the near future, Osahor prefers to take some time in making that decision.

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One-on-One with Temi Fagbenle, Trojan Queen and Citizen of the World

Tro·jan [trṓjən] (plural: Tro·jans) noun Definition: dedicated worker; somebody who is determined, strong, or courageous. Trojan? Temitope Fagbenle is not a citizen of ancient Troy. Asking her where she is from would probably be preceded by a momentary silence before she responds with being a citizen of the world. That ...

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Trying to be like Ray Ray: Oguchi cites Ray Allen’s influence in farewell note to the NBA legend

There is no question that Ray Allen is arguably the finest three-point shooter to ever grace a hardwood [with due respect to Larry Bird, Reggie Miller, Drazen Petrovic, Dennis Scott, and Stephen Curry]. In Nigerian Basketball, Chamberlain Oguchi’s name is just as synonymous to the artistry of squaring up behind ...

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