60 Sports Icons: Kanu, Okocha, Funke Oshonaike Top List

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 51  Super Eagles legends Nwankwo Kanu, Austin Jay Jay Okocha and Super Falcons legend, Perpetual Nkwocha and Table Tennis legend, Funke Oshonaike were among the 60 sports icons honoured by the Ministry of Sports to celebrate Nigeria’s 60 years of Independence. Members of the  Super Eagles teams of 1980, 1994, Atlanta 1996 as well as […]

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NBA: Celtics Defeat Miami Heat To Keep Hopes Alive

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 51  The Boston Celtics claimed a dominant 117-106 win over the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals to close the gap to 2-1 in the best-of-seven series. Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum led the Celtics fightback as they avoided a third loss on the bounce in Florida. It was just the second loss in […]

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NBA: Lakers Beat Nuggets In Western Conference Finals Opener

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 306  Francis Joseph The LA Lakers have taken a 1-nil lead in the best of seven series in the western conference finals after defeating the Denver Nuggets 126-114 in the first game. Anthony Davis had 37 points and 10 rebounds, LeBron James added 15 points and 12 assists as the Lakers rolled to a 126-114 […]

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NBA: Antetokounmpo Wins MVP of the Season

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 268  Francis Joseph Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks has been named the 2019-20 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player. This is the second straight Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Award for Antetokounmpo, who becomes the 12th player to earn the honor in consecutive seasons. Antetokounmpo joins the likes of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and LeBron James as […]

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NBA: Nuggets Fight Back from 3-1 Down To Qualify For Western Conference Finals

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 102  Francis Joseph The Denver Nuggets has reached the Western conference finals after coming back 3-1 down in the best of seven series to win 4-3 to beat the Los Angeles Clippers. The nuggets won 104-89 on the night. Denver was led by its dynamic duo of Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray. Murray led all […]

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NBA: Nuggets Defeat Clippers To Keep Qualifications Hope Alive

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 144  Francis Joseph The Denver Nuggets on Sunday roared back from the cusp of elimination to beat Los Angeles Clippers 111-98 to take the Western Conference series semifinals to game seven. The Los Angeles Clippers needed only a win to make it to the western conference final against the LA Lakers but will now have […]

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NBA: D’Antoni Confirms He Will Leave Rockets

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 165  Francis Joseph Head coach of Houston Rockets, Mike D’Antoni has confirmed that he will not return as head coach of the team for next season after his sides lost to LA Lakers in the Western Conference semifinals on Saturday. D’Antoni released the following statement about his departure to ESPN “It’s with tremendous sadness and […]

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NBA: Lakers Beat Rockets To Reach Western Conference Final

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 532  Francis Joseph The LA Lakers defeated the Houston Rockets 119-96 to book a place in the Western conference finals. LeBron James had 29 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists as the Los Angeles Lakers eliminated the Houston Rockets from the NBA playoffs with a victory in Game 5 that sealed a 4-1 series win. […]

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NBA: Celtics Qualify For Eastern Conference Finals, Nuggets Keep Hopes Alive

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 316  Francis Joseph Nuggets Keep Hopes Alive The Boston Celtics are through to the Eastern Conference finals after they defeated the defending champions, Toronto Raptors 4-3 in the best of seven series. In the other game of the night, Denver Nuggets defeated the LA Clippers to keep there slim hope of qualifications still alive as […]

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