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Silverbacks star forward Wainright joins NBA side Phoenix Suns

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Uganda’s star Ishmail Wainwright has joined National Basketball Association (NBA) outfits Phoenix Suns on a two-year contract. The deal comes less than a week after the 27-year power forward parted ways with Eastern Conference outfits Toronto Raptors that had signed him in August this year. …

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Sensational Uganda Silverbacks take on Cape Verde

  ✳️ TODAY 7pm Uganda 🇺🇬 vs Cape Verde 🇨🇻 The Uganda National Basketball team, the Silverbacks will put aside their money woes when they take on Cape Verde in a quarter-final game of the ongoing FIBA Afrobasket games in Kigali, Rwanda. Tthe Silverbacks last played Cape Verde in November last …

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Uganda Silverbacks bounce back with victory in FIBA Afrobasket

✳  FIBA Afro Basketball 🇺🇬Uganda 80  🇨🇲Cameroon 66 Kigali, Rwanda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Basketball team, the Silverbacks have defeated Cameroon 80-66 in the FIBA Afro Basketball finals at Kigali Arena in Rwanda. The silverbacks looked more organized Friday both defensively and offensively compared to their opener against …

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Hosts Egypt defeat Uganda in Afrobasketball qualifiers

Kampala, Uganda |  THE INDEPENDENT |  The Uganda Silverbacks on Friday evening lost to hosts Egypt 96-77 in the Federation of International Basketball Associations Afrobasketball qualifiers on-going in the town of Alexandria. The silverbacks took a lead in the first quarter commanding 24-21 at the empty Al Ittihad City Arena, before …

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Big wins for Uganda at 3X3 basketball Africa cup

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT  | The Uganda Silverbacks basketball team on Friday night defeated Nigeria 15-14 in a breathtaking game of the FIBA 3X3 Basketball Africa Cup. In a game played at the Lugogo Hockey stadium, the Silverbacks which trailed in the first half of the game made a comeback …

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