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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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Festus Ezeli left out of D’Tigers list for Afrobasket; Ekpe Udoh makes debut

Several weeks ago, just after the Golden State Warriors in the NBA defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers to win the 2014/2015 Championship, Festus Ezeli hinted at the possibility of representing Nigeria at the 2015 Afrobasket in Tunisia. The 6’11 centre out of Vanderbilt University gave strong impressions on wearing the green-white-green ...

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African players to participate in Special Basketball Without Borders Camp at NBA All Star 2015

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) today announced a new, annual Basketball without Borders (BWB) Global Camp in conjunction with NBA All-Star. The inaugural camp will be held February 13-15 at Baruch College in Manhattan as part of NBA All-Star 2015 in New York City, ...

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