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Kevin Durant clarifies comments on India, promises to visit country for more camps

Kevin Durant clarifies comments on India, promises to visit country for more camps

Golden State Warriors player Kevin Durant, on early Saturday morning, took to social media to clarify his comments that he had made about his visit to India, saying that his words "were taken out of the context."

Aug 12, 2017, 10:29 AM IST

My focus is entirely on basketball, not thinking about joining WWE: Satnam Singh

In a cricket-obsessed country like India, where cricketers are treated as semi-gods, it’s a tremendous achievement if someone makes name in a lesser-popular sport like basketball.

Feb 06, 2017, 13:50 PM IST
We are lagging far behind in terms of coaching, says Palpreet Singh Brar

We are lagging far behind in terms of coaching, says Palpreet Singh Brar

For Palpreet is the second hoopster after Satnam Singh Bhamra to get a chance in NBA D-League courtesy NBA India's nationwide talent hunt.

Nov 01, 2016, 23:16 PM IST
India's Palpreet Singh included in 2016 NBA D-League Draft

India's Palpreet Singh included in 2016 NBA D-League Draft

The 6ft 9in hoopster, who has been training at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan, said he had trained hard and was confident of getting picked by a D League team in the draft.

Oct 31, 2016, 16:15 PM IST
India beat Chinese Taipei again to finish 7th in FIBA Asia Challenge

India beat Chinese Taipei again to finish 7th in FIBA Asia Challenge

The Indians, however, came back strongly and in the second quarter took a slender one point lead at 33-32.

Sep 18, 2016, 18:15 PM IST
Indian basketball team stuns China in FIBA Asia Challenge

Indian basketball team stuns China in FIBA Asia Challenge

The Indian defense was impeccable and forced the Chinese into committing errors. India scored 22 points off turnovers.

Sep 13, 2016, 17:00 PM IST
Five-time NBA champ Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons

Five-time NBA champ Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons

Duncan, a three-time NBA Finals MVP and a two-time regular season MVP, is widely regarded as one of the best power forwards ever to play the game.

Jul 11, 2016, 23:26 PM IST