Basketball News

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

Should have left them in Chinese jail, Trump lashes out at UCLA players

Trump was on Asia tour at the time of the players' arrest and said he personally asked Chinese President Xi Jinping to help resolve their case.

Nov 20, 2017, 12:04 PM IST

Kevin Durant clarifies comments on India, promises to visit country for more camps

Golden State Warriors player Kevin Durant, on early Saturday morning, took to social media to clarify his comments that he had made about his visit to India, saying that his words "were taken out of the context."

Aug 12, 2017, 10:29 AM 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

We are lagging far behind in terms of coaching, says Palpreet Singh Brar

For Palpreet is the second hoopster after Satnam Singh Bhamra to get a chance in NBA D-League courtesy NBA India's nationwide talent hunt.

Nov 01, 2016, 23:16 PM IST

India's Palpreet Singh included in 2016 NBA D-League Draft

The 6ft 9in hoopster, who has been training at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan, said he had trained hard and was confident of getting picked by a D League team in the draft.

Oct 31, 2016, 16:15 PM IST

India beat Chinese Taipei again to finish 7th in FIBA Asia Challenge

The Indians, however, came back strongly and in the second quarter took a slender one point lead at 33-32.

Sep 18, 2016, 18:15 PM IST

Indian basketball team stuns China in FIBA Asia Challenge

The Indian defense was impeccable and forced the Chinese into committing errors. India scored 22 points off turnovers.

Sep 13, 2016, 17:00 PM IST

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

NBA finals: Lebron James shines as Cleveland Cavaliers beat Golden State Warriors 93-89 to capture title

The Cavaliers are the first team in history to win after trailing 3-1 in the final series.

Jun 20, 2016, 08:56 AM IST

NBA Finals Preview: Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors ready for historic winner-take-all game

Cleveland will complete the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history, becoming the first team to rally from a 3-1 deficit to claim the crown, or the Warriors will crown the most successful season in league history with a championship repeat.

Jun 17, 2016, 21:09 PM IST

Basketball: WOW! Electrician's son Prince earns scholarship worth Rs 50 lakh in United States!

Prince impressed the authorities as he bagged a scholarship worth $75,000 (Rs50 Lakh) for the period July 2016 to September 2019.

Jun 01, 2016, 12:46 PM IST

Kobe Bryant retirement: Virat Kohli reveals what he admired most about LA Lakers' legend

Among the host of celebrities from the sporting world to pay tribute to the retiring legend was none other than Virat Kohli.

Apr 15, 2016, 09:10 AM IST

Los Angeles Lakers pull off gigantic upset over Golden State Warriors

Jordan Clarkson scored 25 points and D`Angelo Russell tallied 21.

Mar 07, 2016, 10:41 AM IST

Retiring NBA legend Kobe Bryant feels the love in record-setting All-Star Game

Bryant scored a modest 10 points in his 18th and final turn as an All-Star before he retires at the end of the season.

Feb 15, 2016, 12:25 PM IST

NBA sensation Stephen Curry using Barcelona's Lionel Messi as inspiration to fight through injury

NBA's reigning most valuable player will wear shin pads, in order to play through a left shin contusion.

Jan 09, 2016, 12:05 PM IST

Tired of harassment by colleague, national level basketball player commits suicide

Arzu's mother works in HAL and her father was in the air force.

Dec 12, 2015, 13:15 PM IST

Dwayne Wade makes clutch free throws as Miami Heat beat OKC

Wade scored Miami`s final eight points en route to a total of 28 to overshadow guard Russell Westbrook and forward Kevin Durant.

Dec 04, 2015, 13:29 PM IST

Lionel Messi hails retiring NBA legend Kobe Bryant as `greatest`

Messi and Bryant starred together in a commercial for Turkish Airlines in 2013.

Dec 03, 2015, 15:37 PM IST

No kidney transplant for Lamar Odom

NBA star's condition has significantly improved after it was reported that he was suffering from kidney failure.

Oct 31, 2015, 14:41 PM IST