I will be proven innocent: NBA star Derrick Rose
I will be proven innocent: NBA star Derrick Rose

American professional basketball player Derrick Rose has said that a lawsuit accusing him of sexual misconduct is untrue.

NBA superstar Derrick Rose accused of gang rape by ex-girlfriend
NBA superstar Derrick Rose accused of gang rape by ex-girlfriend

American professional basketball player Derrick Rose is allegedly being sued by his ex-girlfriend, who has claimed that he and two of his friends drugged and gang raped her.

NBA: Smith to re-join Cleveland
NBA: Smith to re-join Cleveland

JR Smith, who opted out of the final year of his contract after the NBA finals, said Thursday that he is re-joining the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Smith tried but failed to land a another deal with a different NBA team so is now headed back to Cleveland.

Shaquille O`Neal picks Jordan over James - but `Dr. J was best`
Shaquille O`Neal picks Jordan over James - but `Dr. J was best`

 Shaquille O`Neal weighed into basketball`s great debate on Monday when he backed a young Michael Jordan to beat LeBron James one-on-one -- but added that both were outshone by the legendary Dr. J.

Injury-plagued Greg Oden heading to China
Injury-plagued Greg Oden heading to China

Injury-plagued former No.1 NBA draft pick Greg Oden will try to relaunch his career in China after signing for the Jiangsu Dragons, US reports said Monday.

Basketball needs money to thrive in India: Satnam Singh Bhamara
Basketball needs money to thrive in India: Satnam Singh Bhamara

Having created history by becoming the first Indian hoopster to feature in an NBA draft, Satnam Singh Bhamara is keen to see basketball thrive in India but believes that money and infrastructure are needed for the game to become popular.

Adidas sign James Harden to `$200 million deal`
Adidas sign James Harden to `$200 million deal`

German sports giant Adidas on Thursday agreed a sponsorship deal with NBA superstar James Harden which was reported to be worth $200 million in a major blow to heavyweight rivals Nike.

Cleveland Cavaliers in finals rematch against Golden State Warriors on Christmas day
Cleveland Cavaliers in finals rematch against Golden State Warriors on Christmas day

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will visit the defending champion Golden State Warriors in a Christmas Day rematch of last season`s National Basketball Association final, the league announced on Wednesday.

Donald Sterling sues TMZ, ex-girlfriend over secret recording
Donald Sterling sues TMZ, ex-girlfriend over secret recording

Donald Sterling, the former owner of the National Basketball Association`s Los Angeles Clippers, has filed a lawsuit against celebrity news website TMZ and his former girlfriend, V. Stiviano, according to a TMZ report Monday.

World basketball's governing body lifts ban on Russian teams
World basketball's governing body lifts ban on Russian teams

 Bastketball`s international ruling body FIBA has lifted a ban on Russia`s national teams taking part in competitions, local media reported.

NBA stars gather for first game in Africa
NBA stars gather for first game in Africa

Basketball stars including Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers and Luol Deng of Miami Heat warmed up Friday for the NBA`s first game in Africa, as the sport looks to expand into the continent.

Uganda basketball coach goes missing in US
Uganda basketball coach goes missing in US

The assistant coach of Uganda's national basketball team Gad Eteu has gone missing in the US, a media report said.

Let Sikhs play with turbans, US lawmakers tell FIBA
Let Sikhs play with turbans, US lawmakers tell FIBA

As many as 39 US lawmakers have asked the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to change a policy requiring Sikhs and other players to remove their articles of faith, such as turbans, in international competition.

Manny Pacquiao to promote Philippines's bid for 2019 Basketball World Cup
Manny Pacquiao to promote Philippines's bid for 2019 Basketball World Cup

Boxing star Manny Pacquiao said that he would promote the Philippines' bid to host the 2019 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup.

NBA's Toronto Raptors, Orlando Magic to play in London in January
NBA's Toronto Raptors, Orlando Magic to play in London in January

The NBA will play its sixth regular-season game in London next January 14 when the Toronto Raptors face the Orlando Magic at the O2 Arena, the league announced Wednesday.

Manny Pacquiao to lobby for Philippines` Basketball World Cup bid
Manny Pacquiao to lobby for Philippines` Basketball World Cup bid

Boxing hero Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday he would promote the Philippines` bid to host the 2019 International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup.

Satnam Singh scores in thrilling win for Dallas Mavericks
Satnam Singh scores in thrilling win for Dallas Mavericks

 Satnam Singh got to ply his trade in a brief four-minute appearance as the Dallas Mavericks knocked off the LA Lakers 88-86 in a thrilling encounter in the elimination round of the 2015 NBA Summer League.

Denver guard Ty Lawson arrested again for drink driving
Denver guard Ty Lawson arrested again for drink driving

Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson was arrested Tuesday in Los Angeles for drink driving, his second such citation within a six-month span, according to police.

NBA: Kanter stays with Thunder, Bargnani goes to Nets

Turkish center Enes Kanter will be staying with the Oklahoma City Thunder next season while Italy`s Andrea Bargnani will join the Brooklyn Nets under terms of NBA free agent deals.

LeBron James pleased but says Cavaliers have more work to do
LeBron James pleased but says Cavaliers have more work to do

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James says he wants to see the team stockpile more talent in the off-season to prepare for another run at an NBA title next season.