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Ekezie unveils basketball development academy in Lagos

Former NBA star, Obinna Ekezie, at the weekend unveiled the first African basketball development academy in Lagos. Ekezie said the academy, tagged Organised Basketball Network (OBN) Academy, is part of his efforts to revamp the nation’s basketball, which has been at the grassroots level. Located at Plot 8 Ogombo Road, …

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NBA announces schedule changes

The NBA made adjustments to its game schedule on Thursday, rescheduling four games as it continues to adapt in light of the coronavirus pandemic. With 22 games postponed already this season — 21 of them this month — the league said on Wednesday it would begin tweaking its schedule so …

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Becky Hammon becomes first woman to coach NBA team

San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Becky Hammon made history on Wednesday, becoming the first woman to take charge of an NBA team when she took over after head coach Gregg Popovich was ejected. Popovich received two technical fouls with 3:56 left in the second quarter of the Spurs’ eventual 121-107 …

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