Pacers` Stephenson, Hibbert fined for flopping

Indiana guard Lance Stephenson was fined $10,000 and center Roy Hibbert docked $5,000 by the NBA on Thursday for flopping in the Pacers` 93-90 playoff win over Miami the night before.

Wizards draw first blood against Pacers in playoffs

The youthful Washington Wizards showed no signs of wilting in the heat of the playoffs as they beat the top-seeded Indiana Pacers 102-96 in their Eastern Conference second round series opener on Monday.

Conley wins NBA`s Sportsmanship Award

Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley has been named winner of the league`s Sportsmanship Award, the National Basketball Association said Thursday.

Ex-NBA star McGrady switches to baseball

Tracy McGrady, a seven-time NBA All-Star guard, has signed a deal to become a right-handed pitcher with minor-league baseball`s Sugar Land Skeeters, the Texas-based team announced Wednesday.

Rs 22 crore treasure found in Lokayukta raid at PWD guard`s house

In an eye-opening raid, a chowkidaar with the Public Works Department here was found to be in possession of disproportionate assets worth over Rs 22 crores.

Westbrook back at Thunder practice with Heat near

Oklahoma City Thunder star guard Russell Westbrook, sidelined for two months after right knee surgery, practiced with the team Wednesday, the eve of its showdown with reigning NBA champion Miami.

Pelican playmaker Davis replaces Kobe in All-Star Game

New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis was named Friday by NBA commissioner Adam Silver to replace injured Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant in next week`s 63rd NBA All-Star Game.

Knee op for Nuggets guard Robinson

Denver Nuggets guard Nate Robinson has had surgery to repair a torn knee ligament and is expected to miss the rest of the NBA season.

Curry passes Paul in voting for All-Star starting spot

Golden State guard Stephen Curry moved ahead of Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul in NBA All-Star vote totals released on Thursday, the final update before balloting closes January 20.

Houston Rockets romp past LA Lakers

The Houston Rockets recorded a convincing victory over the Los Angeles Lakers at their home court Wednesday night, romping past 113-99 in the National Basketball Association (NBA) league.

Knicks` Smith fined for untying rivals` shoes

Repeatedly trying to unknot the shoelaces of rival players during NBA games has cost New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith $50,000 (36,850 euros).

Thunder lose Westbrook into February after knee surgery

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Friday but will miss about the next two months of the NBA season.

Two Pakistanis jailed for assaulting Indian guard in UAE

Two Pakistani men were today sentenced to three years in prison for assaulting an Indian national, before stealing electrical cables worth USD 72,000 in the UAE.

Teenager shot at by businessman`s security guard

In an incident of road rage, a teenager was shot at allegedly by security guard of a businessman after an argument, police said.

Kazakh border ex-guard gets life for mass murder

A Kazakhstan court Tuesday handed down a life sentence to a former border guard convicted of killing 15 people this summer.

BJP MLA`s guard carries pistol into MP Assembly building

A security guard of a Bharatiya Janata Party MLA entered Madhya Pradesh Assembly building carrying a pistol and went past check gates with metal detectors before he was asked to leave the premises.

Pune University guard shot dead

A security guard of the University of Pune was shot dead by an unidentified youth in the campus Thursday night, sending shockwaves among the student community here.

Vice Admiral`s guard commits suicide

A guard posted outside the residence here of Vice Admiral Shekhar Sinha, chief of the Integrated Defence Staff, shot himself dead with his own gun Monday, police said.

90-yr old ex-Nazi concentration camp guard exposed

A 90-year-old man has been exposed as a former guard at a Nazi slave-labour camp during the Second World War.

Living at high altitude guards against heart disease

People living at higher altitudes have a lower chance of dying from a heart disease and tend to live longer than others.