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Los Angeles Lakers are elite again and ready to ‘turn up’

February 17, 2020 2:40 pm

The Lakers had their share of skeptics at the start of the season. How would Frank Vogel, in his first season on the job, handle things? Was LeBron James washed up because of injuries? How would he mesh with Anthony Davis?

NBA-All-Star MVP Award named in honour of Kobe Bryant

February 16, 2020 4:06 pm

Kobe Bryant, an 18-time All-Star who won a record-tying four All-Star Game MVP awards, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash on January 26.

NBA alters All-Star Game format, adds Kobe Bryant tribute

January 31, 2020 12:28 pm

Bryant, who was the fourth-leading scorer in league history, was an 18-time All-Star selection and won a record-tying four-time All-Star Game MVP

Explained: As demand for Kobe Bryant on NBA logo grows, history of its origin

January 30, 2020 11:02 am

A petition to use Kobe Bryant’s image as the new logo for the National Basketball Association (NBA) has received over two million signatures.

IPL all-star game between 'North-East and South-West teams'

January 29, 2020 9:15 am

Simply put, stars from Kolkata Knight Riders, Delhi Capitals, Kings XI Punjab and Rajasthan Royals will form the North-East team, to play against South-West comprising top players from Chennai Super Kings, Royal Challengers Bangalore, Sunrisers Hyderabad and Mumbai Indians.

Zion King: With 17 points in 3 minutes, rookie announces his arrival on NBA stage in style

January 24, 2020 6:44 pm

Zion caught the eye of the media from a staggering age of 13 in his first season for Spartanburg Day School.

Curry brothers' careers started over the kitchen sink

January 23, 2020 8:46 pm

With their father playing in the NBA, the young Stephen and Seth Curry had an all-access pass to watch games and practice -- but only if the trash was out, the dog was walked and all the washing up was done.

The NBA Elite Are Now From Everywhere

January 10, 2020 3:08 pm

Unlike Nash’s era, when the NBA certainly featured numerous successful international players but only a few who were considered truly elite, there are several at that level besides Giannis and Luka.

NBA: Lakers and LeBron James can tie road wins record this week

December 17, 2019 12:57 pm

Their 14-game road winning streak is tied for the third-longest in NBA history. If the Lakers can beat the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday and the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday, they will tie the record.

NBA roundup: Anthony Davis drops 50, Lakers beat Wolves

December 09, 2019 3:21 pm

Anthony Davis scored a season-high 50 points, sparking the Los Angeles Lakers to a 142-125 victory over the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.

NBA PHOTOS

All About Kobe: Team LeBron wins NBA All-Star Game in day filled with tributes

February 17, 2020 12:37 pm

Team LeBron beat Team Giannis by two points at the 69th NBA All-Star Game at a packed United Center in Chicago on Sunday. "Kobe, Kobe, Kobe," chants rocked the stadium before the top off as the crowd honored the late Kobe Bryant.

RIP Mamba: A walk through Kobe Bryant's illustrious career

January 28, 2020 7:37 am

Nine people were killed in the helicopter crash that claimed the life of NBA star Kobe Bryant and his 13-year-old daughter.

Indiana Pacers beat Sacramento Kings in NBA’s debut game in India

October 06, 2019 12:15 pm

In what was National Basketball Association’s debut game in India, Indiana Pacers edged past Sacramento Kings 132-131 in a thrilling contest.

Toronto Raptors deliver Canada their first NBA title

June 14, 2019 1:19 pm

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.

Celebrations in full swing in Satnam Singh Bhamara's village Ballo Ke

June 26, 2015 12:53 pm

Satnam Singh Bhamara became the first Indian to be drafted by a NBA team on Friday.

NBA VIDEOS

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

December 08, 2018 3:22 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.