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Gokul Natesan becomes second Indian-origin player to be signed by NBA G-League side

In a week, 23-year-old Gokul Natesan has gone from developing mobile applications and software to being one step closer to realising his basketball dreams

Women basketball players should get more job opportunities: Prashanti Singh

Prashanti Singh highlights the root problem in women's basketball, and why many don't pursue it as a career.


While Enes Kanter observes Ramzan, the world will be watching him

For Kanter, a Swiss-born Turk who has fasted for Ramadan while playing competitive basketball for the past decade, the routine is nothing new. But this time, the circumstances may be.

In the NBA, 2-pointers are so last century

If a 24-foot shot has almost the same likelihood of going in as a midrange jumper, but it’s worth 3 points instead of 2, why bother with the 2-pointer at all?

Two NBA pre-season matches to be played in Mumbai

The NBA announced that Indiana Pacers and Sacramento Kings will play two pre-season games in Mumbai on October 4 and 5.

Basketball world body chief Patrick Baumann dies at Youth Olympics

"Basketball has lost a leader, an advocate and a friend and our thoughts are with Patrick's wife and two children at this tragic time," FIBA said.


India building towards Tokyo 2020 Olympics in 3x3 Basketball with 3BL

With 3x3 basketball to be introduced at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, India will have a good chance of qualifying and a medal courtesy maiden 3x3 Pro Basketball League (3BL).

Wild brawl mars Australia-Philippines basketball game

The fight spilled into the area behind the baseline and video showed a chair being thrown at the back of an Australia player either by a fan or member of the Philippines team staff.

‘Chillin like a villain’: Palpreet Singh Brar says he didn’t upload picture, but paid price

On Monday ,Palpreet Singh Brar and national captain Amjyot Singh Gill were handed one-year bans by the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) citing separate cases of indiscipline.

Rajesh Patel: The little man who fuelled big dreams in basketball

Rajesh Patel (62) breathed basketball and died trying to steer the latest generation of hungry, driven hoopsters from Chhattisgarh.

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

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.