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John Wall in, Blake Griffin out of US World Cup basketball training camp

John Wall in, Blake Griffin out of US World Cup basketball training camp

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 11:04

NBA All-Star guard John Wall was added Friday to the US squad for a pre-World Cup training camp while Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Lakers withdrew from 2014 national team duty.

GoI seeks report from BFI over `turban row`, asks IOC to issue guidelines

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 10:14

After two `Sikh` players from the Indian basketball team were asked to play without their turbans during the recently concluded Asia Cup in China, the Minister of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Sarbananda Sonowal has issued a statement expressing shock and has sought a detailed report from the Basketball Federation of India (BFI).

Two Sikh players forced to remove turbans during Basketball Asia Cup

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 16:10

Two Indian `Sikh` players were forced to remove turbans during the fifth edition of Fédération Internationale de Basketball (FIBA) Asia Cup, in China.

India swamp Singapore to finish 7th in Asia Cup Basketball

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 18:49

India ended their campaign in the 5th FIBA Asia Cup Basketball at Wuhan, China Saturday by swamping Singapore 85-36 to finish seventh in the tournament.

Parker expects Duncan to return

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 23:36

San Antonio point guard Tony Parker believes Tim Duncan and the rest of his Spurs teammates will be back next season to seek an NBA championship repeat.

San Antonio Spurs beat Miami Heat to clinch NBA title

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 12:13

The San Antonio Spurs delivered a decisive end to LeBron James` two-year reign atop the basketball world by routing the Miami Heat 104-87 on Sunday to win the NBA Finals four games to one.

Miami Heat bank on home advantage against Spurs in Game 3

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 11:57

Locked 1-1 after the first two games, the most evenly-matched teams of the 2014 NBA Finals -- Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs would be looking to take the upper hand when the action shifts back here from San Antonio for Game 3 of the best-of-seven series.

Donald Sterling says LA Clippers not for sale - Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 11:37

Basketball franchise the Los Angeles Clippers is not for sale, owner Donald Sterling said on Monday, vowing to fight to keep the team he built, NBC News reported, in the latest salvo of his battle with the league.

Regular season games set for London, Mexico City

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 09:54

The NBA will play regular-season games in Mexico City and London in the 2014-15 campaign, the league said Thursday.

Pacers` Stephenson, Hibbert fined for flopping

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 09:47

Indiana guard Lance Stephenson was fined $10,000 and center Roy Hibbert docked $5,000 by the NBA on Thursday for flopping in the Pacers` 93-90 playoff win over Miami the night before.

Embattled Sterling slams Johnson

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 11:30

Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling`s televised apology aimed at cooling a racism row only fueled the fire Monday when he took a vicious swipe at NBA icon Magic Johnson.

LeBron James lifts Heat in win over Nets

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 09:46

LeBron James scored 49 points to carry the Miami Heat to a 102-96 victory over Brooklyn on Monday and within one win of advancing in the NBA playoffs.