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NBA legend Wes Unseld who played for Washington Wizards dies at 74

NBA legend Wes Unseld who played for Washington Wizards dies at 74

A five-time All-Star selection, Unseld spent his entire 13-year career with the same team and appeared in a franchise-record 984 games,

Jun 02, 2020, 22:49 PM IST
Kobe Bryant memorial planned at Lakers' home arena: Report

Kobe Bryant memorial planned at Lakers' home arena: Report

The memorial service follows a series of Bryant tributes since he perished with his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and seven other people aboard a helicopter that slammed into a hillside in foggy

Feb 07, 2020, 11:26 AM IST
Gianna Bryant's school retires her No. 2 basketball jersey

Gianna Bryant's school retires her No. 2 basketball jersey

"My Gigi. I love you! I miss you," Gianna's mother, Vanessa Bryant, wrote in one of her posts about the ceremony.

Feb 06, 2020, 16:35 PM IST
Final moments of Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash revealed by investigators

Final moments of Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash revealed by investigators

The pilot had tried to climb out of layer of clouds, but the aircraft then banked sharply and lurched toward the ground.

Jan 29, 2020, 09:57 AM IST
Three bodies recovered from Kobe Bryant's helicopter crash site

Three bodies recovered from Kobe Bryant's helicopter crash site

Overcast skies and fog reported at the scene of the helicopter wreck that killed Los Angeles basketball great Kobe Bryant, his daughter, and seven others figured prominently on Monday in the first

Jan 28, 2020, 12:15 PM IST
Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash likely due to fog

Kobe Bryant's fatal helicopter crash likely due to fog

A Sikorsky S-76 chopper owned by Kobe Bryant slammed into a steep hillside on Sunday morning outside the town of Calabasas, California, about 40 miles (65 km) northwest of downtown Los Angeles,

Jan 27, 2020, 18:31 PM IST
Kobe Bryant: The Black Mamba of NBA and basketball

Kobe Bryant: The Black Mamba of NBA and basketball

Nicknamed the `Black Mamba,` he won NBA championships with the Lakers in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009 and 2010. Won the NBA Most Valuable Player award in 2008, and was named to the NBA All-Star team 18

Jan 27, 2020, 12:14 PM IST
NBA: Dino-mite! Raptors win Canada''s first NBA championship

NBA: Dino-mite! Raptors win Canada''s first NBA championship

The Toronto Raptors delivered Canada its first NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday that set off a country-wide celebration.

Jun 14, 2019, 11:31 AM 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
After conquering China, India beat Kazakhstan to secure FIBA Asia Challenge quarterfinals spot

After conquering China, India beat Kazakhstan to secure FIBA Asia Challenge quarterfinals spot

This is the third straight time the men's team has progressed to the knockouts.

Sep 14, 2016, 21:39 PM IST
Five-time NBA champ Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons

Five-time NBA champ Tim Duncan retires after 19 seasons

Duncan, a three-time NBA Finals MVP and a two-time regular season MVP, is widely regarded as one of the best power forwards ever to play the game.

Jul 11, 2016, 23:26 PM IST