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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
NBA announces first-of-its-kind global youth basketball competition

NBA announces first-of-its-kind global youth basketball competition

The Jr. NBA World Championship will feature boys and girls divisions, each comprised of 16 regional champions (eight U.S. and eight international teams) that will receive all-expenses-paid trips to compete in the inaugural event, which is to be held from August 7 to August 12.

Dec 19, 2017, 23:31 PM IST
World Players Association unveils the Universal Declaration of Player Rights

World Players Association unveils the Universal Declaration of Player Rights

The World Players Association (WPA), whose member unions include FIFPro, NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB and which represents more than 85,000 athletes from 60 countries, hailed the declaration as the first comprehensive articulation of athletes’ rights.

Dec 15, 2017, 00:25 AM IST
Baahubali mania grips NBA enthusiasts in Orlando—Watch dance video

Baahubali mania grips NBA enthusiasts in Orlando—Watch dance video

The National Basketball Association (NBA) India recently posted a video on Facebook and it went viral.

Nov 29, 2017, 11:02 AM 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
US President Donald Trump clashes with sports world over player protests, invitation

US President Donald Trump clashes with sports world over player protests, invitation

The president rescinded a White House invitation to basketball star Stephen Curry, who had said he would "vote" against the planned visit by the NBA champion Golden State Warriors.

Sep 24, 2017, 13:04 PM IST

Medha Patkar released from hospital, detained again

Social activist Medha Patkar, who has demanding better rehabilitation of villagers displaced by the Sardar Sarovar dam project, was detained on Wednesday, hours after being discharged from a private hospital in Indore.

Aug 09, 2017, 21:32 PM IST
NBA superstar Kevin Durant coming to India to grow interest in league

NBA superstar Kevin Durant coming to India to grow interest in league

The NBA has established a major international presence with games and programming in 215 countries and territories, in 49 languages. Merchandise for the league is sold on six continents.

Jul 21, 2017, 00:03 AM IST
Sneakers worn by Michael Jordan during 1984 Olympics fetch a record $190,000

Sneakers worn by Michael Jordan during 1984 Olympics fetch a record $190,000

A pair of sports shoes worn by Michael Jordan during the basketball finals at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics sold Sunday for $190,372 in an online auction, the auction house announced.

Jun 11, 2017, 21:47 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
NBA connection of Shraddha Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor's 'Half Girlfriend' revealed!

NBA connection of Shraddha Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor's 'Half Girlfriend' revealed!

The film is based on Chetan's namesake novel. This will be the second time Arjun will be a part of an adaptation based on Bhagat's book. In 2014, he was seen in the film '2 States' an adaptation of the book '2 States: The Story of My Marriage'. 

Feb 13, 2017, 13:57 PM IST
24 players picked for NBA Academy in India

24 players picked for NBA Academy in India

The 24 players will now have a solid platform to prepare for the opportunity to move into the professional ranks

Feb 11, 2017, 17:21 PM IST
Rare video of Indian giant Satnam Singh Bhamara slam dunking in US — MUST WATCH

Rare video of Indian giant Satnam Singh Bhamara slam dunking in US — MUST WATCH

History maker Satnam Singh Bhamara on Friday shared a rare video of him going through the rigours ahead of the 2015 NBA draft.

Feb 10, 2017, 23:38 PM IST

My focus is entirely on basketball, not thinking about joining WWE: Satnam Singh

In a cricket-obsessed country like India, where cricketers are treated as semi-gods, it’s a tremendous achievement if someone makes name in a lesser-popular sport like basketball.

Feb 06, 2017, 13:50 PM IST
Abhishek Bachchan ready to do biopic on THIS sportsman for free!

Abhishek Bachchan ready to do biopic on THIS sportsman for free!

Basketball played Satnam Singh Bhamara, who is the first Indian to play for NBA expressed his desire to see Abhishek essay his character if a film is ever made on his life.

Jan 23, 2017, 14:02 PM IST
Want to win NBA championship, become star player:  Satnam Singh Bhamara

Want to win NBA championship, become star player: Satnam Singh Bhamara

The Punjab-born player also said when he started playing the sport initially for four months he disliked it.

Jan 22, 2017, 15:20 PM IST
WATCH: LeBron James hand delivers Rs. 8.8 crore in cash to a family

WATCH: LeBron James hand delivers Rs. 8.8 crore in cash to a family

The couple won the money on Money during the pilot show of The Wall.

Dec 25, 2016, 09:10 AM IST
The Undertaker in NBA? Here's what the WWE legend was doing on visit to Cleveland Cavaliers

The Undertaker in NBA? Here's what the WWE legend was doing on visit to Cleveland Cavaliers

The Undertaker was recently seen on crutches but there was no such sign on his visit to Cavs.

Oct 26, 2016, 16:18 PM IST
Donald Trump links death of NBA star's cousin to black vote

Donald Trump links death of NBA star's cousin to black vote

Donald Trump said that tragedies like the death of NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin were one of the reasons that African-Americans will vote for the Republican presidential nominee.

Aug 28, 2016, 09:45 AM IST
Twitter signs pact with Bloomberg to live stream financial news

Twitter signs pact with Bloomberg to live stream financial news

The micro-blogging website Twitter and Bloomberg Media have signed a deal to live stream several media company`s TV news shows on Twitter platform.

Jul 13, 2016, 10:30 AM IST