Satnam Singh hoping to become first India-born player in NBA
Satnam Singh hoping to become first India-born player in NBA

India-born Satnam Singh Bhamara may be included in this year's draft of America's National Basketball Association (NBA) as the 7ft-2inch, 290-pound Indian has taken part in training sessions of top teams - Sacramento Kings and Boston Celtics - this week.

NBA eyes India as part of global drive
NBA eyes India as part of global drive

The NBA is forging ahead with plans for world domination, hoping that India will be the next Asian power to be seduced by hoop dreams after already captivating China.

Sim Bhullar visits Golden Temple on his 'Bharat Darshan' tour
Sim Bhullar visits Golden Temple on his 'Bharat Darshan' tour

Canada-born basketball player Sim Bhullar visited Amritsar and paid obeisance at the Golden Temple on Tuesday.

Became a defender on coach's advise: Sim Bhullar
Became a defender on coach's advise: Sim Bhullar

Sim Bhullar, the seven-footer who became the first Indian-origin hoopster to play in the glamorous National Basketball League this season for Sacramento Kings, became a centre on the advise of his coach, he told reporters on his first-ever visit to this city.

Sim Bhullar nabs first NBA points in Kings` loss to Jazz
Sim Bhullar nabs first NBA points in Kings` loss to Jazz

Sacramento`s Sim Bhullar, the NBA`s first player of Indian descent, scored his first career points on Wednesday in the waning seconds of the Kings` loss at Utah.

Sim Bhullar makes long-awaited NBA debut
Sim Bhullar makes long-awaited NBA debut

Sim Bhullar on Wednesday became the first player of Indian descent to play in the National Basketball Association (NBA) often regarded as the pinnacle of competitive club basketball.

Sim Bhullar's much-hyped NBA debut delayed
Sim Bhullar's much-hyped NBA debut delayed

Sim Bhullar made history by becoming the first player of Indian descent to sign an NBA contract but he will have to wait more to make his much-awaited league debut as he did not get to play in what turned out to be Sacramento Kings' loss against Pelicans.

NBA: Sacramento Kings ink Indian-origin Sim Bhullar in historic move
NBA: Sacramento Kings ink Indian-origin Sim Bhullar in historic move

The Sacramento Kings signed Sim Bhullar to a 10-day contract on Thursday, making the towering center the first player of Indian descent on an NBA team`s regular-season roster.

James Harden scores career-high 51 to boost Houston Rockets over Sacramento Kings
James Harden scores career-high 51 to boost Houston Rockets over Sacramento Kings

James Harden scored a career-high 51 points on Wednesday to lift the Houston Rockets to a 115-111 NBA victory over the Sacramento Kings.

Sacramento Kings reportedly set for historic Sim Bhullar deal
Sacramento Kings reportedly set for historic Sim Bhullar deal

The Sacramento Kings are reportedly poised to ink Sim Bhullar to a 10-day contract that would make the towering center the first player of Indian descent in the NBA.

India open to embrace new sports, says NBA commissioner Silver
India open to embrace new sports, says NBA commissioner Silver

Basketball is not a popular game in India but US-based National Basketball Association (NBA) commissioner Adam Silver feels the country has the space in its sporting culture to "embrace new ideas and new sports".

Depleted Miami Heat rally to top Sacramento Kings in overtime
Depleted Miami Heat rally to top Sacramento Kings in overtime

Dwyane Wade scored 10 of his 28 points in overtime on Saturday to help the injury-hit Miami Heat to a 114-109 NBA victory over the Sacramento Kings.

Miami rallied from a 16-point third-quarter deficit to beat the Kings, despite having only nine players available because of injuries.

DeMarcus Cousins replaces Kobe Bryant in All-Star Game
DeMarcus Cousins replaces Kobe Bryant in All-Star Game

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins was named to replace injured Los Angeles Lakers star guard Kobe Bryant on the Western Conference squad for next month`s 64th NBA All-Star Game, the league announced Friday.

Klay Thompson sets record in Golden State Warriors blowout
Klay Thompson sets record in Golden State Warriors blowout

Klay Thompson set a National Basketball Association record for points in a quarter, netting 37 of Golden State`s 41 points in the third en route to a 126-101 demolition of Sacramento.

Kobe Bryant scores 32 as Lakers hold off Kings
Kobe Bryant scores 32 as Lakers hold off Kings

Kobe Bryant, closing in on Michael Jordan for third on the NBA`s all-time scoring list, scored 32 points on Tuesday to help the Los Angeles lakers to a 98-95 NBA victory over Sacramento.

Adam Silver, NBA celebrate India youth program success
Adam Silver, NBA celebrate India youth program success

The NBA says its Jr. NBA program in India has reached more than 750,000 youth and hopes to reach 1 million by 2016.

NBA jr. program in India reaches more than 7 lakh youth
NBA jr. program in India reaches more than 7 lakh youth

 Jr. NBA program, a comprehensive school-based youth basketball programme, has reached more than 7.5 lakh youth in 1,000 schools since its launch last year and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Tuesday said he was excited to see the impact of the international basketball development programmes.

Sim Bhullar makes history with Sacramento Kings deal

Sim Bhullar inked a contract with the Sacramento Kings on Friday to become the first player of Indian descent to sign for an NBA team.

Thomas to promote basketball in India

National Basketball Association (NBA) point guard Isaiah Thomas of the Sacramento Kings arrived in Mumbai on Friday for a week-long tour to promote the game of basketball and to enhance NBA`s fan base in the country.

Kevin Durant`s scoring streak stops at 41 games

Kevin Durant`s historic scoring streak came to a halt Tuesday as the Oklahoma City Thunder toppled the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday 107-92.