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BASKETBALL NEWS

Bill Russell, NBA great and Celtics legend, dies at 88

August 01, 2022 2:28 am

Russell died on Sunday at the age of 88. His family posted the news on social media, saying his wife, Jeannine, was by his side. The statement did not give the cause of death.

CWG 2022: One hoop ring to rule them all

July 20, 2022 8:50 am

It’s a relentless 10 minutes and an ultimate test of your endurance on a basketball half-court. Even some NBA players would struggle when they first play 3x3.

While you were asleep: Australia's Lauren Jackson comes out of retirement and Serena Williams makes a winning comeback

June 22, 2022 8:53 am

The former world number one had not played competitive tennis since limping out of last year's first-round match at Wimbledon.

Long Read: Once a gentle giant hoopster, Geethu, a mother of two, learns to hustle in 3-by-3 basketball

May 09, 2022 4:47 pm

Geethu Anna Jose, the former India captain and centre, is rediscovering the joys of the crossover, speed dribble, the swish as the mother of two makes a comeback at 36 in the super fast but physical 3X3 version of the game.

Basketball player suicide: She had stopped going for practice days before found dead, says neighbour

May 04, 2022 2:36 am

Lithara from Kunumal village in Vadakara, Kozhikode (Kerala), was employed by the Railways under the sports quota and was posted at the Divisional Railway Manager’s office in Danapur, Bihar.

Explained: What is March Madness, the extremely popular US college basketball tourney?

April 05, 2022 8:13 am

The term March Madness was first used to refer to basketball by an Illinois high school official in 1939.

RC Pune men reign supreme in wheelchair basketball tourney

March 14, 2022 9:40 pm

PRC Pune Men's beat Project Mumbai Wheelers 42-4 in the final to take win the one lakh prize money in the first-ever Wheelchair Basketball Premier league.

Third-grade teacher sinks full-court shot at recess, hosts hot chocolate party for kids

January 05, 2022 12:03 pm

Kathleen Fitzpatrick's flawless shot was no fluke. The five-foot-nine inch tall teacher was in the women’s basketball team at Rutgers University.

Best new year gift for basketball fan: Check out this gesture by NBA player

January 04, 2022 11:53 am

This is not the first time that Green has shown consideration for his fans. For Thanksgiving, the 19-year-old partnered with Adidas and Shoe Palace to give away shoes, backpacks and other gear to underprivileged teens.

LeBron in isolation after possible Covid infection

December 01, 2021 5:57 pm

If James tested positive, he would likely be looking at a minimum of 10 days away from the Lakers unless he returns two negative PCR tests in a 24-hour span.

BASKETBALL VIDEOS

Former NBA MVP Steve Nash on Real Mallorca, a game in Miami and La Liga in the USA

June 22, 2020 6:08 pm

Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash, one of the owners of Real Mallorca, sat down and discussed the 2002-03 Copa del Rey winners besides the touted La Liga game in Miami, United States.

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