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African Blogtable: Start of the 2020-21 NBA season

Is a Lakers back-to-back a lock? And which Christmas Day game will be the most exciting?

African Blogtable: A bad day at the office for the Lakers, or a sign of things to come?

The African Blogtable brings together some of the top basketball minds from across the continent to share their thoughts on the Heat-Lakers matchup in the NBA finals. After the Heat’s win in the latest game, here are their predictions ahead of game four.

African Blogtable: How will the Heat respond in game two of the NBA finals?

The African Blogtable brings together some of the top basketball minds from across the continent to share their thoughts on the Heat-Lakers matchup at every stage of the best-of-seven series. Here are their predictions ahead of the second game

African Blogtable: Lakers or Heat, who will win the 2020 NBA finals?

The NBA finals African Blogtable brings together some of the top basketball minds from across the continent who share their thoughts on the Heat-Lakers matchup at every stage of the best-of-seven series. Here are their predictions ahead of game one

African Blogtable: Who makes it out of the NBA conference

Every week the African Blogtable brings together the top basketball minds from across the continent to answer pressing questions about the NBA Playoffs

Slam-dunk apps for basketball in Nigeria

Would-be professionals have taken to technology into their own hands to arrange fixtures and tournaments for their favourite sport

African Blogtable: Which team will dominate this year’s NBA Western Conference finals?

This year’s NBA Western Conference finals sees the Lakers face off against the Nuggets, a matchup that last recalled a decade ago. We asked our team of experts for their predictions

African Blogtable: Who’ll emerge victorious when the Raptors take on the Celtics?

The Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics meet in the Eestern Conference playoffs this week. Our African Blogtable contributors weigh in on which team they think will take it

More than a game: NBA players in wildcat strike to protest racial injustice

In 1961, Bill Russell led his fellow Boston Celtics in refusing to play in an NBA game in protest of systemic racism. It happened again on Wednesday.

African Blogtable: Upsets and flukes in the NBA playoffs

This week, some lower-seeded teams won their first games against the top-seeded teams. Were these once-off wins or should LeBron and Giannis be worried?

Welcome to the African Blogtable: Let’s talk NBA playoffs

The NBA playoffs have officially begun and the race to the championship is tight. African sports journalists from all over the continent share their answers to some burning questions about this season’s potential winner

Africa, tune in: The NBA is back on your screens

The NBA’s been on pause since March but will be back in full effect on Thursday. What’s happened since the stoppage and what’s about to happen?

How the coronavirus has hit global sport

Here is a look at the effects on sport of the coronavirus, which on Monday had killed over 3 800 people while infecting more than 110 000 in over 100 countries

The Basketball League Africa gears up for its inaugural season

Twelve teams. Seven cities. One champion. The first BAL season is about to tip off, and we’re here for it (as soon as coronavirus fears abate)

Kobe Bryant wrote his own legacy

Few athletes have the penchant for storytelling that the Lakers legend had for much of his life

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