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US presidential hopeful Donald Trump dunks on basketball great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar`s criticism
US presidential hopeful Donald Trump dunks on basketball great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar`s criticism

Donald Trump`s latest feud is with US basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, whose thoughtful critique of the billionaire presidential hopeful led Trump to angrily retort: "You don`t have a clue about life."

I will be proven innocent: NBA star Derrick Rose
I will be proven innocent: NBA star Derrick Rose

American professional basketball player Derrick Rose has said that a lawsuit accusing him of sexual misconduct is untrue.

NBA superstar Derrick Rose accused of gang rape by ex-girlfriend
NBA superstar Derrick Rose accused of gang rape by ex-girlfriend

American professional basketball player Derrick Rose is allegedly being sued by his ex-girlfriend, who has claimed that he and two of his friends drugged and gang raped her.

NBA: Smith to re-join Cleveland
NBA: Smith to re-join Cleveland

JR Smith, who opted out of the final year of his contract after the NBA finals, said Thursday that he is re-joining the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Smith tried but failed to land a another deal with a different NBA team so is now headed back to Cleveland.

Shaquille O`Neal picks Jordan over James - but `Dr. J was best`
Shaquille O`Neal picks Jordan over James - but `Dr. J was best`

 Shaquille O`Neal weighed into basketball`s great debate on Monday when he backed a young Michael Jordan to beat LeBron James one-on-one -- but added that both were outshone by the legendary Dr. J.

Injury-plagued Greg Oden heading to China
Injury-plagued Greg Oden heading to China

Injury-plagued former No.1 NBA draft pick Greg Oden will try to relaunch his career in China after signing for the Jiangsu Dragons, US reports said Monday.

Basketball needs money to thrive in India: Satnam Singh Bhamara
Basketball needs money to thrive in India: Satnam Singh Bhamara

Having created history by becoming the first Indian hoopster to feature in an NBA draft, Satnam Singh Bhamara is keen to see basketball thrive in India but believes that money and infrastructure are needed for the game to become popular.

Adidas sign James Harden to `$200 million deal`
Adidas sign James Harden to `$200 million deal`

German sports giant Adidas on Thursday agreed a sponsorship deal with NBA superstar James Harden which was reported to be worth $200 million in a major blow to heavyweight rivals Nike.

Cleveland Cavaliers in finals rematch against Golden State Warriors on Christmas day
Cleveland Cavaliers in finals rematch against Golden State Warriors on Christmas day

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers will visit the defending champion Golden State Warriors in a Christmas Day rematch of last season`s National Basketball Association final, the league announced on Wednesday.

Former LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling files for divorce
Former LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling files for divorce

Former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling filed for divorce Wednesday from his wife, Shelly, after nearly 60 years of marriage.

NBA stars gather for first game in Africa
NBA stars gather for first game in Africa

Basketball stars including Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers and Luol Deng of Miami Heat warmed up Friday for the NBA`s first game in Africa, as the sport looks to expand into the continent.

Yao Ming holding court as Beijing bids for Winter Olympics
Yao Ming holding court as Beijing bids for Winter Olympics

Standing 2.29 metres (7ft 6in) tall, Yao Ming has never been able to hide in the background. And now, as one of the front men of Beijing`s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, the former NBA star is again the centre of attention.

NBA's Toronto Raptors, Orlando Magic to play in London in January
NBA's Toronto Raptors, Orlando Magic to play in London in January

The NBA will play its sixth regular-season game in London next January 14 when the Toronto Raptors face the Orlando Magic at the O2 Arena, the league announced Wednesday.

Dallas Mavericks find groove, Satnam Singh finally finds feet in NBA
Dallas Mavericks find groove, Satnam Singh finally finds feet in NBA

Mumbai, Jul 17 (PTI) The Dallas Mavericks registered their second consecutive win to enter the quarterfinals of the at the NBA Summer League after beating D-League Select 104-88 at Cox Pavilion.

EPL boss envious of US sports' foreign fixtures
EPL boss envious of US sports' foreign fixtures

Despite running the sporting behemoth that is the English Premier League, Richard Scudamore still casts his eyes enviously at the foreign expansion success of the NFL and NBA.

Denver guard Ty Lawson arrested again for drink driving
Denver guard Ty Lawson arrested again for drink driving

Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson was arrested Tuesday in Los Angeles for drink driving, his second such citation within a six-month span, according to police.

Focus is on NBA, can't play for India in next 2 years: Satnam Singh
Focus is on NBA, can't play for India in next 2 years: Satnam Singh

India's basketball sensation Satnam Singh Bhamara made it clear that he won't be available for national duty atleast for the next two years as his primary focus is to improve his game and make it to the first team of the NBA side Dallas Mavericks.

NBA: Kanter stays with Thunder, Bargnani goes to Nets

Turkish center Enes Kanter will be staying with the Oklahoma City Thunder next season while Italy`s Andrea Bargnani will join the Brooklyn Nets under terms of NBA free agent deals.

Satnam Singh scores in Dallas Mavericks' second straight loss
Satnam Singh scores in Dallas Mavericks' second straight loss

 Satnam Singh made his second consecutive appearance for Dallas Mavericks even though his side ended up on the losing side against Portland Trail Blazers in 2015 NBA Summer League here.

Satnam makes NBA Summer League debut for Mavs
Satnam makes NBA Summer League debut for Mavs

 Satnam Singh Bhamara, the first Indian hoopster to be drafted in a National Basketball Association team, has made his 2015 NBA Summer League debut for Dallas Mavericks against New Orleans here.