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BASKETBALL NEWS

NBA Finals: Chris Paul turns back clock to inspire Suns in Game 1

July 07, 2021 7:31 pm

Chris Paul turned back the clock to sink in 32 points and make nine assists, as the Suns recorded a 118-105 win.

Canada-based Moga youth’s Guinness record now part of pvt course in US

May 28, 2021 10:22 am

The Punjab youngster’s feat of achieving the Guinness World records now finds a mention in the American Online Achieve 3000 programme, a course being offered privately to students in public, private schools in the US.

Google doodle celebrates Dr James Naismith, who invented basketball in 1891

January 15, 2021 9:52 am

James Naismith Google Doodle: Dr James Naismith announced the new game and its original rules in the pages of “The Triangle,” a Springfield College school newspaper. From its humble beginnings in a school gymnasium, the sport has grown into an international colossus played in over 200 countries today.

Barack Obama and basketball: In his life and in his book

November 18, 2020 11:14 am

With a sharp passing eye, long jumpers drained to perfection, and a swell passing game, Obama aced what Americans adore the most in sport: an ‘assist’.

Behind closed doors, hoopsters prepare to chase their American dream

May 17, 2020 8:45 am

From Kapurthala to Nagpur to Bengaluru to Kottayam, the American dream is well spread out in the country with teenage basketball players trying to crack a college scholarship in NCAA.

'The Last Dance' details Michael Jordan-Kobe Bryant friendship in emotional episode

May 05, 2020 12:06 pm

The episode features Bryant and Jordan at the 1998 All-Star Game at Madison Square Garden and the Lakers star talks about how they became friends.

If I had the power to turn back time, I would never use it: Kobe Bryant

January 28, 2020 4:24 pm

While Bryant has tragically passed away, his legacy continues to touch lives.

Ugly brawl breaks out at end of Kansas State-Kansas game

January 22, 2020 12:59 pm

Third-ranked Kansas and Kansas State ended their bitter showdown with a wild melee behind the basket that included punches, shoving and at least one player picking up a stool

High hoops: How five young Indian women balance American college with WNBA hopes

January 12, 2020 8:30 am

Five young Indian women have set up base in North American schools, colleges and universities, prepping themselves for a shot at the biggest women’s basketball league in the world.

How a James Harden dunk was ruled no basket and cost Houston Rockets a game

December 05, 2019 4:08 pm

The dunk and the controversy overshadowed a wild game. The Rockets were up, 102-89, at the time of the dunk, yet managed to lose that lead.

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.