NBA

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: Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo crowned most valuable player for second consecutive year

Greek Antetokounmpo won by a landslide to beat Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James to the prize, receiving 85 of the 101 first-place votes from a global panel of sports writers and broadcasters.

Sep 19, 2020, 17:17 PM IST

NBA playoffs set to resume after Jacob Blake protests, turn stadiums into voting sites

The league and players said that they will work together to establish a social justice coalition and voting initiatives follwoing protests due to the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin 

 

Aug 29, 2020, 14:18 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

Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton will not boycott Belgian Grand Prix

A wave of player protests against the police shooting of a Black man, Jacob Blake, in Wisconsin on Sunday forced the postponement of major sporting events in the United States.

Aug 28, 2020, 09:18 AM 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

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

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

Dennis Rodman once missed practice during NBA Finals to appear in World Championship Wrestling

Former American basketball player Dennis Rodman had once skipped a practice session during the 1998 NBA Finals in order to take part in a World Wrestling Championship event.

May 18, 2020, 11:01 AM IST

Phyllis George, former Miss America and pioneer sportscaster, dies aged 70

Former Miss America Phyllis George, who became the first the female sportscasting pioneer on the football pregame show 'The NFL Today, passes away recently. She was 70-year-old.

May 17, 2020, 18:09 PM IST

Reigning NBA champions Toronto Raptors to resume training under strict guidelines amid coronavirus

The Raptors, who were third overall when the NBA suspended the 2019-20 season in March until further notice due to the coronavirus.

May 09, 2020, 09:22 AM 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

NBA sets guidelines and timeline for reopening facilities

The National Basketball Association announced on Monday it is modifying guidance on player training, which could allow team facilities to open as early as May 8 in US states easing stay-at-home orders put in place to fight the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Apr 28, 2020, 11:42 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