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.

LeBron James inks new Cleveland deal, resumes title hunt
LeBron James inks new Cleveland deal, resumes title hunt

NBA superstar LeBron James made his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers for next season official Friday, signing a new contract for the hometown club he has vowed to revamp into a champion.

LeBron James agrees two-year deal with Cleveland Cavaliers
LeBron James agrees two-year deal with Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James has ended speculation about his future after agreeing a two-year deal which will see him remain with the Cleveland Cavaliers next season, multiple reports said Thursday.

IOA convenes meeting between warring BFI factions
IOA convenes meeting between warring BFI factions

 With an aim to end the ongoing dispute in Basketball Federation of India (BFI), the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has convened a meeting between the two warring factions on July 15.

India crowned South Asian Champions for second straight time
India crowned South Asian Champions for second straight time

Defending champions India notched up an emphatic 93-44 win over Sri Lanka in the finals of 4th South Asian Basketball Championship (SABA) at the Kanteerava Stadium here on Sunday.

Defending champions India continue unbeaten run in South Asian Basketball championship
Defending champions India continue unbeaten run in South Asian Basketball championship

Defending champions India continued their unbeaten run after demolishing Bhutan 119-52 in the fourth edition of the South Asian Basketball Association (SABA) Championship underway at the Kanteerava Stadium here on Saturday.

Indian cagers chalk up third win
Indian cagers chalk up third win

India and Sri Lanka stayed on course for a possible title-deciding clash by remaining unbeaten in the fourth South Asian Basketball Association's Asian Championship qualifying tournament here on Saturday.

India begin SABA campaign with win over Nepal
India begin SABA campaign with win over Nepal

The Indian men's basketball team steamrolled past Himalayan neighbours Nepal 90-37 in their opening game of the South Asian Basketball Association Championship (SABA) here on Friday.

Want to remain grounded after being drafted in NBA: Satnam Singh
Want to remain grounded after being drafted in NBA: Satnam Singh

 Satnam Singh Bhamara, who became the first Indian player to be drafted by an NBA team, (Dallas Mavericks) spoke exclusively to Zee Media over his dream, state of Indian basketball and many other issues.

LeBron, LaMarcus Aldridge hot topics as free agency looms
LeBron, LaMarcus Aldridge hot topics as free agency looms

Free agency for eligible NBA players begins Wednesday, with Cleveland`s LeBron James and Kevin Love drawing plenty of attention but LaMarcus Aldridge and Marc Gasol more likely to make a move.

Satnam Singh Bhamara thanks his coaches for support
Satnam Singh Bhamara thanks his coaches for support

 Satnam Singh Bhamara, who made history by becoming the first Indian to make the NBA draft, has thanked his coaches for supporting his efforts to make it to the top-level American basketball league.