• August 8, 2020

Tags : NBL

Mentally Enslaved – Mark Opio On Life In Lockdown

Warriors guard Mark Opio has opened up about the harsh reality faced during the ongoing lockdown because of Covid19 pandemic. The player has faced a frustrating environment due to the loss of a supposed normal life he is used to. “To be honest with you it’s not the best of places to be in mentally […]Read More

Dikong Reveals Toughest Opponent

UCU forward David ‘Dikong’ Deng Kongor has named City Oilers’ point guard Jimmy Enabu as his hardest opponent ever faced. Dikong got a big taste of Enabu mainly in last season’s final playoffs which the Oilers won after game seven. He has also faced the guard in regular season of the last two years. “He […]Read More

How Rwandese Club Persuaded Geoffrey Soro To Sign

Former Betway Power star Geoffrey Soro has opened up on his move to join Rwanda National Basketball League side 30-plus BB club. The lanky small forward revealed to this website that “the whole point of going to Rwanda was to get a time off, reflect and get my mojo back.” He said that the club […]Read More

Denis Balungu: Up Close With Betway Power’s New Pillar

Betway Power released an almost entire squad, including stalwarts Joseph Ikong and Paul Odong, at the end of last season. Denis Balungu headlines the new signings at the club and will seek to emulate and better the past regime as the five-time champions search for their first title since 2011. Joining from KIU Titans, where […]Read More

Rita Imanishimwe: A Day In Life Of A Basketball Star

Rita Imanishimwe is one of the house-hold names in Ugandan basketball. Her five league titles, and still counting, speaks volumes. Imani, as she prefers to be called, plays for JKL Lady Dolphins – A team she joined from UCU after graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication. During this lockdown due to the novel […]Read More

FUBA Weighing Three Options For 2020 NBL Season

The Federation of Uganda Basketball Association will be making a decision for the NBL to start after after the Covid19 pandemic. The league was supposed to tip-off in March before a ban on public gatherings that was effected on March 18. Per the document seen by this website, the Federation has said that they will […]Read More

KIU Titans Coach Wathum Confident About His Players’ Fitness

KIU Titans coach Brian Wathum is confident that his players are staying fit despite the lockdown due to COVID19 pandemic. Wathum has had to adjust because of the global pandemic that led to banning of public gatherings, including team trainings. “As coaches this disorganises your pre season plans but we can’t fight with nature,” Wathum […]Read More

Inside Syrus Kiviiri’s Workout Plan

Syrus Kiviiri is one of the elite basketball players in the country. The new Nam Blazers recruit explained to The-sportsnation on how he has managed to stay fit and healthy. Kiviiri’s workout routine and diet contributed to his stellar performance with Betway Power last season, where he was voted the MVP for the regular season. […]Read More

Basketball: Vicky Ntale Names Peace Proscovia In Her Dream Team

Basketball star and Gazelles team manager Vicky Ntale has named versatile player Peace Proscovia among her five best basketball players ever. Ntale who recently joined lower division side Duhaga from A1 Challenge, was captain of the Gazelles in 2014 and also played for Amazon Rhino, MUK Sparks and KIU Rangers. She has played with many […]Read More

Norman Blick: Police Arrests Basketball Star

Norman Blick in action for Uganda. Daily Monitor photo Uganda Police has arrested basketball star Norman Blick, it has been confirmed. Blick was arrested on Sunday evening for ‘defying government orders’ as the country ups game to fight Coronavirus pandemic. He was arrested along the Northern by-pass in Kiwatule while he was trying to complete […]Read More

Quiz: How Well Do You Remember UCU Canons V City

Test your knowledge of the best of seven series finals between City Oilers and UCU Canons. The Oilers needed game seven to beat UCU Canons in the well attended series. Titus Lual scored the first basket, drilling in a deep three in game one while Tony Drilleba scored the last, banging in both of his […]Read More

Uganda Has Not Had A Centre Since Henry Malinga –

Henry Malinga (with the ball) grabs a rebound. Monitor photo Basketball star Joseph Ikong says that Uganda has not had a dominant centre since Henry Malinga. Malinga, who tried to forge a football career back in the days with a defunct Maji, is widely regarded as the best low post player. Malinga is currently the […]Read More

NBL Preview: Are Nam Blazers Contenders Or Pretenders?

From Lower division with love: Nam Blazers will be hoping to sit on the throne. Transfers: Players Out – Peter Cheng (Kampala Rockets), Emmanuel Makuei (City Oilers), Ruai Gatyang (City Oilers), Vicent Yiiki (in USA). Players In – Bhan John, Emmanuel Okumu, Daniel Manoja, Fahmy Ssebatindira, Paul Odong, Syrus Kiviiri, Michael Kojo Preview: Nam Blazers […]Read More

Ndejje Duo Gauthier Baderha, Salim Kisily Linked To Power

Gauthier Baderha and Salim Kisily played for Power in UCU open Betway Power are set to acquire the services of Ndejje University Angels duo Gauthier Baderha and Salim Kisily before league tip-off. The duo were part of Power team that finished as runners up at the concluded UCU Invitational Basketball tournament in Mukono. Both players […]Read More

UCU Invitational Basketball: All Roads Lead To Mukono Campus

UCU Invitational Basketball tournament is set for thus weekend The National Basketball League season is around the corner, and what better way to get the feel of the game than a short trip to Mukono over the weekend. All is set for the 2020 UCU Invitational Basketball tournament slated for March 14-15 at UCU courts. […]Read More

Josh Johnson: Former City Oilers Guard Reveals Next Move

Silverbacks and former City Oilers guard Josh Johnson is set to return ‘home’ despite interests from local clubs. Many clubs including Warriors have showed interests to acquire Josh ahead of the forthcoming 2020 National Basketball League. The guard became a free agent after he was released by City Oilers after helping the club to its […]Read More

Betway Power Lose To KCCA Men In Practice Match

Denis Balungu of Betway Power in action against KCCA Men. Tuesday, March 10 *Betway Power 66-70 KCCA Men Betway Power got off their preseason campaign on a wrong note after a 66-70 loss to KCCA Men in a game played at YMCA Court, Wandegeya. Power trailed 36-42 at halftime, reduced the gap to two points […]Read More

City Oilers: Champions Land Two Kenya Internationals

Two Kenya national team Morans players Mike Makiadi and Ariel Okall Koranga have joined City Oilers as the club prepare for a routine league triumph. The duo are not new to Ugandan league having featured for the local clubs in recent times. Makiadi has been training with City Oilers at Silver Springs since last week […]Read More