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Tristan Thompson addresses his 'wrong-doings', defends Khloe Kardashian

In a separate tweet, the 28-year-old player also clarified his relationship status when he met Kardashian, which recently came under scrutiny after Craig addressed rumours that Thompson cheated on her while she was pregnant with Prince.

Aug 01, 2019, 20:58 PM IST

Nike signs basketball star Zion Williamson to its Jordan brand

Williamson is the reigning college basketball player of the year and dominated in his only season at Duke University.

Jul 24, 2019, 00:48 AM IST

Toronto Raptors two-million strong NBA victory bash marred by shooting

The Canadian musician Drake, one of the team`s most prominent and outspoken fans, earned a place on one of the buses.

Jun 18, 2019, 10:12 AM IST

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

Former NBA star Dennis Rodman arrives in Singapore for Donald Trump-Kim Jong summit

Former U.S. National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman arrived in Singapore late on Monday for a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, saying he was "excited to be part of it".

Jun 12, 2018, 09:15 AM IST

King Lebron James rules the court in heroic Game One defeat

 LeBron James said the fact that his 51-point performance in Game One of the NBA on Thursday ended with a Cleveland Cavaliers loss underscores just how difficult it will be to dethrone the defending champion Golden State Warriors.

Jun 01, 2018, 13:39 PM IST

NBA Academy India to host Basketball Without Borders Asia 2018

The NBA Academy in Delhi will host Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Asia 2018, it was announced on Friday.

May 11, 2018, 17:33 PM IST

Two teams to represent India at Jr NBA World Championship

The National Basketball Association (NBA) on Wednesday announced that a team each from Delhi (boys) and Bengaluru (girls) will represent India.

May 02, 2018, 15:41 PM IST

NBA: LeBron James breaks Michael Jordan`s double-digit record

LeBron James continued his assault on the NBA record book, passing Michael Jordan for consecutive games with at least 10 points in the Cleveland Cavaliers 107-102 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday.

Mar 31, 2018, 11:27 AM IST

NBA star Kobe Bryant wins Oscar for animated short film 'Dear Basketball'

Retired basketball star Kobe Bryant has won five NBA titles, but taking home an Oscar on his first attempt was a bigger thrill than the victories earned with the Los Angeles Lakers, the 39-year-old future Hall of Famer said on Sunday.

Mar 05, 2018, 22:06 PM IST

NBA: Houston Rockets beat Boston Celtics for 15th straight win

James Harden scored 26 points and Eric Gordon scored 29 off the bench as the Houston Rockets stretched their winning streak to a season-high 15 games with a 123-120 win over the Boston Celtics.

Mar 04, 2018, 19:25 PM IST

Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku suggests Premier League All-Star match

"Don't you guys think we should organize one in the Premier League." Lukaku said.

Feb 27, 2018, 13:47 PM IST

NBA to bring pre-season game to India soon

National Basketball Association (NBA) is planning to bring a pre-season game to India in an effort to tap the growing market for the sport in the country.

Feb 18, 2018, 14:19 PM IST

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant nominated for an Oscar

Bryant was nominated in the category of best animated short for his film 'Dear Basketball' in collaboration with Glen Keane and composer John Williams.

Jan 24, 2018, 15:39 PM IST

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

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

World Players Association unveils the Universal Declaration of Player Rights

The World Players Association (WPA), whose member unions include FIFPro, NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB and which represents more than 85,000 athletes from 60 countries, hailed the declaration as the first comprehensive articulation of athletes’ rights.

Dec 15, 2017, 00:25 AM IST

Baahubali mania grips NBA enthusiasts in Orlando—Watch dance video

The National Basketball Association (NBA) India recently posted a video on Facebook and it went viral.

Nov 29, 2017, 11:02 AM IST

India's Amjyot Singh makes NBA G-League debut

India's Amjyot Singh made his NBA G-League debut by turning out for the Oklahoma City Blue on Sunday. The Indian hoopster scored three points in his team's 101-123 loss against the Reno Bighorns at the Cox Convention Center on Sunday.

Nov 06, 2017, 16:27 PM IST

US President Donald Trump clashes with sports world over player protests, invitation

The president rescinded a White House invitation to basketball star Stephen Curry, who had said he would "vote" against the planned visit by the NBA champion Golden State Warriors.

Sep 24, 2017, 13:04 PM IST