Cavaliers stay alive in NBA Finals with 137-116 win, ruin Warriors chance at perfect postseason
10 June 2017 | 7:35 am
The Cleveland Cavaliers storm to a 137-116 game four win to stay alive in the NBA Finals and ruin the Golden State Warriors chance at perfect postseason.
22 Jan 2020
NBA Paris Game 2020: US basketball comes to France
27 Jan 2020
NBA legend Kobe Bryant died on Sunday when a helicopter he was riding in crashed and burst into flames in thick fog, killing all nine people on board including his teenage daughter and plunging the sports world into mourning.
Nigeria’s second coronavirus case now negative, Premier League, La Liga, NBA, NFL and others suspend
13 Mar 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Saturday.
28 Jul 2020
As the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, national election set to hold, there are fears and apprehension over the credibility of the exercise scheduled to take place on July 29, 2020.
NBA President clarifies withdrawal of El-Rufai as calls grow to withdraw Gov Wike from conference, Adekunle Gold, DJ Cuppy drop albums and more
21 Aug 2020
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Saturday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on Saturday.
27 Aug 2020
The Nigerian Bar Association recently withdraws its invitation to Governor Nasir El-rufai of Kaduna State to speak on a panel discussion during its conference. The lawyer's body said it applied the safety value of dis-inviting the governor because of the controversy that trailed the invitation of the governor.
5 Sep 2020
On Inside Stuff this week, Matin Oloja talks about the new Northern faction of the NBA and why this is not the time to divide the house.
18 Oct 2020
LeBron James overcame a sluggish start and Anthony Davis made a key three-pointer and block late on as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Miami Heat 102-96 on Tuesday to take a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven NBA Finals.
12 Oct 2020
Los Angeles Lakers fans celebrate outside the Staples Center after their team dominated the Miami Heat 106-93 to win a record-equalling 17th NBA championship. Many hail LeBron James's performance and say the trophy is dedicated to the team's late star Kobe Bryant.
13 Oct 2020
Los Angeles Lakers' stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis reflected on their hard-earned NBA title win and the late Kobe Bryant as they attended a post-game press conference in Orlando on Sunday. James, obviously relieved, smoked a fat cigar as he started his post-game talk with the reporters while Davis said, "There was so much champagne I don't know what I said to my Dad." James’ side beat the Miami Heat in Game 6 of the NBA final to secure the Lakers’ first championship in a decade.
21 Nov 2020
Nigeria’s basketball got a very bright peep into the likely future of its already successful senior national men’s team, D’Tigers, as a glut of both Nigerian-born and players of Nigerian descent were selected in the 2020 NBA Draft. The NBA draft is a process through which elite players in the American University system are selected by teams playing in the National Basketball Association for a chance to earn a living in the NBA League.
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Official results have yet to be announced, but the two leading candidates are running neck and neck in results tallied by local media. Disappointingly, Tuesday's election witnessed a low voter turnout compared with 2017.
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A deadly fire at Cuba's main oil terminal Matanzas is still burning days after one of its gas tanks was struck by lightning. Mexico and Venezuela have deployed teams to help contain the blaze.
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Footage circulating on social media shows black smoke rising in the area of a Russian military air base in Crimea. Meanwhile, Russian oil transit has been reportedly halted to three EU countries.
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Serena Williams delivered an impressive physical performance in challenging conditions to return to winning ways at the Toronto Open on Monday and then said she can see the light at the end of the tennis tunnel in her career. Williams was forced to dig deep during her 6-3 6-4 first-round victory over Spain's Nuria Parrizas Diaz that saw the two women exchange blasts from the baseline in sweltering conditions on a hot and humid centre court.
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The leaders of Estonia and Finland have called for European nations to stop issuing tourist visas to Russians. Both nations are being used as a route for Russian tourists seeking to skirt an EU ban on air travel.
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Stacks of hairy yams line a market in Ibadan, Nigeria, where traders haggle over quality and price before loading them into cars for the last mile to consumers. Nearby, a man navigates heavy traffic with a hand cart piled high with the tubers. Yams - pounded into paste, ground into flour, boiled or fried – provide sustenance and livelihoods across West Africa.