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Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrives in Singapore for  Donald Trump-Kim Jong summit

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrives in Singapore for Donald Trump-Kim Jong summit

Former U.S. National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman arrived in Singapore late on Monday for a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying he was "excited to be part of it".

Jun 12, 2018, 09:15 AM 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
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
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
Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku suggests Premier League All-Star match

Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku suggests Premier League All-Star match

"Don't you guys think we should organize one in the Premier League." Lukaku said.

Feb 27, 2018, 13:47 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
Basketball legend Kobe Bryant nominated for an Oscar

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant nominated for an Oscar

Bryant was nominated in the category of best animated short for his film 'Dear Basketball' in collaboration with Glen Keane and composer John Williams.

Jan 24, 2018, 15:39 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
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

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