Basketball

NBA Finals: Jimmy Butler's triple-double keeps Miami Heat in hunt

Though star rookie Tyler Herro wrapped up the game with two free throws to keep his team in the equation, Butler's 47-minute triple-double performance (35p, 11a, 12r) on Friday forced a Game 6.
 

Oct 10, 2020, 17:10 PM IST

LeBron James guides Los Angeles Lakers to NBA Finals for first time in 10 years

This is the first time in a decade that LA Lakers have managed to enter the NBA finals. 

Sep 27, 2020, 15:17 PM IST

NBA playoffs: Toronto Raptors force Game 7 against Boston Celtics after double-overtime win

Lowry, who played for 53 minutes during the match, scored 33 points for Raptors to help his side beat Celtics 125- 122.

Sep 10, 2020, 14:30 PM IST

US President Donald Trump says NBA protest will 'destroy' basketball

NBA players halted play for three days in a protest sparked by the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

Aug 29, 2020, 13:06 PM IST

Zero positive coronavirus cases recorded in NBA before restart

The 2020 NBA Playoffs are slated to begin on August 17.

Aug 13, 2020, 16:29 PM IST

NBA: LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden named MVP finalists

NBA said the awards voting is based on games played from the start of the regular season through March 11, which is when the season was suspended.

Aug 09, 2020, 15:54 PM IST

Los Angeles Lakers beat LA Clippers 103-101 as NBA restarts in Florida

In another game, Utah Jazz sealed a 106-104 win over New Orleans Pelicans.

Jul 31, 2020, 13:53 PM IST

Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls signing-day jersey to go up for auction

The red and white jersey emblazoned with Jordan`s name and the number 23 is expected to fetch between $200,000 and $400,000, the auction house said.

Jul 27, 2020, 20:25 PM IST

LeBron James to not wear social justice message on NBA restart

285 of the 350 players are expected to wear a message when the NBA season resumes on July 30, after four months of break caused due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 

Jul 12, 2020, 19:59 PM IST

NBA: Nine more players diagnosed with coronavirus

The NBA has been suspended since March 11 due to coronavirus pandemic, thus leaving professional sport in North America at a standstill.

Jul 03, 2020, 11:32 AM IST

Kevin Durant rules himself out for rest of NBA season

The NBA suspended its season on March 11 as the COVID-19 pandemic erupted, leaving professional sport in North America at a standstill.
 

Jun 06, 2020, 18:31 PM IST

Turkmenistan Basketball League 2020: Dragon Oil vs Gurlushikchi Playing V, Dream11 team prediction

Dragon Oil will look to clinch their second successive win when they lockd horns with Gurlushikchi Playing V in their upcoming clash of the Turkmenistan Basketball League 2020 at the Sports complex of the International University of Oil and Gas, Galkan on Saturday.

Jun 06, 2020, 16:24 PM IST

Kobe Bryant's induction to Hall of Fame postponed due to coronavirus

The enshrinement ceremony for the nine-member group, which also includes Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett, was scheduled for August 29 in Springfield, Massachusetts.

May 29, 2020, 09:38 AM IST

Hall of Fame basketball coach Eddie Sutton dies at 84

Sutton was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in April, part of a stacked class that included Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett, Tamika Catchings and Kim Mulkey.

May 24, 2020, 17:22 PM IST

NBA great Patrick Ewing tests positive for coronavirus

Since taking over as the head coach at Georgetown in 2017, Ewing compiled a record of 49-46.

 

May 23, 2020, 15:58 PM IST

New Zealand's NBL to start new season on June 23

International Basketball Federation (FIBA) announced on Thursday that the player draft will take place on June 11, and will feature 84 players drafted in the event.
 

May 22, 2020, 09:26 AM IST

FIBA confirms rescheduled dates for Olympic qualifying events

Following a discussion with the IOC, FIBA has confirmed that the Olympic qualifying events for basketball will now take place from June 29, 2021 to July 4,2021.

May 15, 2020, 16:25 PM IST

Player agents, executives call for NBA to cancel season:Report

The NBA and National Basketball Players Association (NBAPA) has agreed to withhold 25% of players’ pay starting next month.

May 01, 2020, 09:21 AM IST

Carmen Electra admits being NBA player Dennis Rodman’s girlfriend was an ‘occupational hazard’

Electra's comments came during her appearance in an episode of ESPN's The Last Dance, which is a popular 10-part documentary about former Chicago Bulls superstar Michael Jordan.

 

Apr 27, 2020, 15:21 PM IST

Kobe Bryant's wife Venessa pens emotional post on 19th anniversary

Retired NBA star Kobe and his daughter Gigi Bryant were among five people killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas in southern California in January this year.

Apr 19, 2020, 16:45 PM IST