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First black player of NBA dies
First black player of NBA dies

Earl Lloyd, the first African-American hoopster to play in the NBA, has died at the age 86.

NBA: Earl Lloyd, league`s first black player, dies
NBA: Earl Lloyd, league`s first black player, dies

Earl Lloyd, the first African-American to play in a National Basketball Association game, has died at the age of 86.

NBA: Indiana Paul George has first full workout since injury
NBA: Indiana Paul George has first full workout since injury

Indiana Pacers star Paul George underwent Thursday his first full practice session since breaking his right leg last August and said he hopes to return for NBA games in March.

NBA: Michael Beasley rejoins Heat after Shanghai Sharks stint
NBA: Michael Beasley rejoins Heat after Shanghai Sharks stint

Michael Beasley rejoined the Miami Heat on Thursday, signing a 10-day contract after completing a season for the Chinese Basketball Association`s Shanghai Sharks earlier this month.

NBA: Timberwolves win as Kevin Garnett makes emotional return
NBA: Timberwolves win as Kevin Garnett makes emotional return

Kevin Garnett received a hero`s welcome in his return to Minnesota on Wednesday, even if his on-court contribution to a 97-77 NBA win over Washington was relatively modest.

NBA: Dallas Mavericks suspend Rajon Rondo, fall to Hawks
NBA: Dallas Mavericks suspend Rajon Rondo, fall to Hawks

With point guard Rajon Rondo suspended for one game for a heated argument with coach Rick Carlisle, the Dallas Mavericks fell 104-87 to Atlanta on Wednesday.

NBA: Charlotte Hornets sting injury-hit Bulls
NBA: Charlotte Hornets sting injury-hit Bulls

The Chicago Bulls, reeling from the loss of again-injured Derrick Rose, fell 98-86 on Wednesday to the Charlotte Hornets. 

Millsap powers East-leading Hawks over Bucks
Millsap powers East-leading Hawks over Bucks

Paul Millsap scored 23 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as the Atlanta Hawks snapped a two-game losing streak Sunday with a 97-86 NBA victory at Milwaukee.

James, Irving, Love power Cavaliers over Knicks
James, Irving, Love power Cavaliers over Knicks

LeBron James and Kyrie Irving each scored 18 points while Kevin Love added 16 points and 16 rebounds Sunday as the Cleveland Cavaliers ripped the NBA-worst New York Knicks 101-83.

We want to make basketball second dominant sport in India: NBA
We want to make basketball second dominant sport in India: NBA

Basketball is predominantly a growing sport in India but the United States-based National Basketball Association (NBA) has plans to make the game the "second most dominant" sport in the country besides cricket.

Kobe Bryant out for season after surgery
Kobe Bryant out for season after surgery

Los Angeles Lakers veteran guard Kobe Bryant underwent season-ending shoulder surgery on Wednesday, the National Basketball Association team said.

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.

Phoenix Suns spoil LeBron James` return with win over Cleveland Cavaliers
Phoenix Suns spoil LeBron James` return with win over Cleveland Cavaliers

The Phoenix Suns spoiled LeBron James` return to NBA action on Tuesday, holding off "King" James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 107-100.

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett suspended for Dwight Howard head-butt
Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett suspended for Dwight Howard head-butt

Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Garnett was suspended for one game on Tuesday for head-butting Rockets center Dwight Howard in a game on Monday night.

Argentine NBA star Emanuel Ginobili not thinking of retiring
Argentine NBA star Emanuel Ginobili not thinking of retiring

Star Argentinean basketball player Emanuel Ginobili Wednesday said he'll make no decision about retiring from the National Basketball Association (NBA) until the end of the playing season.

Looking at ways to start an Indian league: NBA Commissioner
Looking at ways to start an Indian league: NBA Commissioner

 National Basketball Association (NBA) Commissioner Adam Silver on Wednesday said they are evaluating an option to set up an Indian basketball league and expressed hope that the country can produce some great hoopsters.

Hapless Philadelphia 76ers drop to 0-17
Hapless Philadelphia 76ers drop to 0-17

Kawhi Leonard tallied 26 points and 10 rebounds to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 109-103 win over the Philadelphia 76ers, who moved one step closer to infamy on Monday.

Serena Williams, Kobe Bryant and others react to Micheal Brown decision
Serena Williams, Kobe Bryant and others react to Micheal Brown decision

Crime, in whichever form it comes, disturbs everybody. Sporting mega-stars included. When a United States jury failed to indict police officer Darren Wilson over the infamous shooting of black teen, Micheal Brown in Ferguson, the likes of Serena Williams and Kobe Bryant chose to join the thousands of protesters and criticize the decision which carries a cynicism more negating than the crime itself.

NBA's first openly gay player retires at 35
NBA's first openly gay player retires at 35

Jason Collins, who became the National Basketball Association`s first openly gay player, retired aged 35 Wednesday but vowed he would continue the fight to make US sports more tolerant.

Trailblazer Jason Collins, first openly gay NBA player, retires
Trailblazer Jason Collins, first openly gay NBA player, retires

Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in the four major North American team sports, announced his retirement from the National Basketball Association on Wednesday.