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3x3 Basketball League to begin from June 9

3x3 Basketball League to begin from June 9

The first ever FIBA recognised league in the country, 3x3 Basketball League (3BL) will begin from June 9, it was announced on Wednesday.

Jun 06, 2018, 16:00 PM IST
King Lebron James rules the court in heroic Game One defeat

King Lebron James rules the court in heroic Game One defeat

 LeBron James said the fact that his 51-point performance in Game One of the NBA on Thursday ended with a Cleveland Cavaliers loss underscores just how difficult it will be to dethrone the defending champion Golden State Warriors.

Jun 01, 2018, 13:39 PM IST
NBA Academy India to host Basketball Without Borders Asia 2018

NBA Academy India to host Basketball Without Borders Asia 2018

The NBA Academy in Delhi will host Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Asia 2018, it was announced on Friday.

May 11, 2018, 17:33 PM IST
Two teams to represent India at Jr NBA World Championship

Two teams to represent India at Jr NBA World Championship

The National Basketball Association (NBA) on Wednesday announced that a team each from Delhi (boys) and Bengaluru (girls) will represent India.

May 02, 2018, 15:41 PM IST
Commonwealth Games 2018: India's campaign in basketball ends on a dismal note

Commonwealth Games 2018: India's campaign in basketball ends on a dismal note

India's disappointing campaign in the basketball event ended following the men's team's third successive loss in the preliminary round Pool B in the 21st Commonwealth Games on Sunday.

Apr 08, 2018, 20:45 PM IST
CWG 2018: Indian eves lose to Jamaica in basketball

CWG 2018: Indian eves lose to Jamaica in basketball

Jamaica defeated Indian eves 66-57 in a preliminary round Pool B match of the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. Right from the word start, India never looked in the contention as they were outplayed in every department of the game. Captain Shireen Limaye (18 points) and power forward Jeena Skaria (12 points), however, tried to make things even but failed in doing due to lack of support. Jamaica won the rebounding battle handsomely which include 19 offensive rebounds.

Apr 05, 2018, 17:21 PM IST
NBA: LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan`s double-digit record

NBA: LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan`s double-digit record

LeBron James continued his assault on the NBA record book, passing Michael Jordan for consecutive games with at least 10 points in the Cleveland Cavaliers 107-102 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday.

Mar 31, 2018, 11:27 AM IST
Toyota's 6 feet 3 inches humanoid robot that plays basketball: Interesting facts

Toyota's 6 feet 3 inches humanoid robot that plays basketball: Interesting facts

Toyota recently unveiled a 6ft 3in  humanoid robot.

Mar 28, 2018, 23:17 PM IST
NBA star Kobe Bryant wins Oscar for animated short film 'Dear Basketball'

NBA star Kobe Bryant wins Oscar for animated short film 'Dear Basketball'

Retired basketball star Kobe Bryant has won five NBA titles, but taking home an Oscar on his first attempt was a bigger thrill than the victories earned with the Los Angeles Lakers, the 39-year-old future Hall of Famer said on Sunday.

Mar 05, 2018, 22:06 PM IST
NBA: Houston Rockets beat Boston Celtics for 15th straight win

NBA: Houston Rockets beat Boston Celtics for 15th straight win

James Harden scored 26 points and Eric Gordon scored 29 off the bench as the Houston Rockets stretched their winning streak to a season-high 15 games with a 123-120 win over the Boston Celtics.

Mar 04, 2018, 19:25 PM IST
NBA to bring pre-season game to India soon

NBA to bring pre-season game to India soon

National Basketball Association (NBA) is planning to bring a pre-season game to India in an effort to tap the growing market for the sport in the country.

Feb 18, 2018, 14:19 PM IST
India win silver at Asian Games basketball test event

India win silver at Asian Games basketball test event

The Indian men's team bagged the silver medal at the Asian Games 5x5 basketball test event here.

Feb 13, 2018, 18:01 PM IST
Ex-NBA player Kevin Martin to visit India

Ex-NBA player Kevin Martin to visit India

Former NBA player Kevin Martin will visit India, the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced on Thursday.

Jan 11, 2018, 20:47 PM IST
Australian Open: Basketball to make debut at season-opening Grand Slam

Australian Open: Basketball to make debut at season-opening Grand Slam

Spectators with Australian Open tickets will be able to attend both the tennis and the basketball, which will see the venue converted for the occasion.

Dec 06, 2017, 12:11 PM IST
Indonesia basketball players fixed games 'to pay their salaries'

Indonesia basketball players fixed games 'to pay their salaries'

Local media said the Siliwangi Bandung players - who were not receiving their full pay - cheated so gamblers could bet on the outcome of the games, with the team taking a cut of the proceeds.

Nov 23, 2017, 17:05 PM IST
India's Amjyot Singh makes NBA G-League debut

India's Amjyot Singh makes NBA G-League debut

India's Amjyot Singh made his NBA G-League debut by turning out for the Oklahoma City Blue on Sunday. The Indian hoopster scored three points in his team's 101-123 loss against the Reno Bighorns at the Cox Convention Center on Sunday.

Nov 06, 2017, 16:27 PM IST
Caroline Wozniacki announces engagement with beau David Lee

Caroline Wozniacki announces engagement with beau David Lee

The Danish star, who won the season-ending WTA Finals last weekend, posted a picture of her diamond engagement ring on Twitter alongside a caption which read: "Happiest day of my life yesterday saying yes to my soulmate."

Nov 04, 2017, 10:12 AM IST
Playing contact sports may alter brains of young, healthy athletes: Study

Playing contact sports may alter brains of young, healthy athletes: Study

A team of researchers have found that contact in sports like soccer, basketball and field hockey may lead to greater effect on the brain of young and healthy athletes.

Aug 22, 2017, 23:01 PM IST
Weekly sports round-up, July 24 to 30: From Team India winning in Galle to Novak Djokovic being ruled out for remaining season

Weekly sports round-up, July 24 to 30: From Team India winning in Galle to Novak Djokovic being ruled out for remaining season

The sports caravan in the week gone by was not far from eventful as there was action from cricket, basketball, football, kabaddi, tennis and formula one. 

Jul 30, 2017, 20:53 PM IST
LeBron James tops Michael Jordan as all-time playoffs scoring leader

LeBron James tops Michael Jordan as all-time playoffs scoring leader

James, who is seeking a fourth NBA title, took 212 post-season games to surpass Jordan, a six-time champion who played 179 playoff games.

May 26, 2017, 13:01 PM IST

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