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NBA Commissioner says China asked him to fire Houston Rockets official over tweet

The executive, Daryl Morey, the general manager of the Houston Rockets, set off the international firestorm with a Twitter post using a slogan used by the protesters in Hong Kong.

Chinese organisers cancel NBA fan event amid free speech row

The threats began when China’s state-run television announced it would not broadcast two NBA preseason games this week in Shanghai and Shenzhen that would feature basketball’s biggest star, LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers.


India to host 3x3 baskeball Olympic qualifiers in March

The venue of the tournament, which will feature 40 teams (20 each for men and women), will be announced later. The event will be held under the aegis of the Basketball Federation of India and will be organised by the International Basketball Federation.

Explained: Why the NBA apologised to China over a tweet about Hong Kong

On Sunday, the NBA became the latest international organisation to struggle in a tiptoe act with China, a country with a fan base worth billions of dollars but a hair-trigger tolerance for comments that offend its political sensibilities.

China, Chinese sponsors lash out after Houston Rockets general manager's tweet on Hong Kong

Chinese Basketball Association, companies in uproar over Houston Rockets' general manager tweet showing support for Hong Kong protests.

In final NBA exhibition game in Mumbai, fans turn up the volume

Both teams though will return home to the United States with a greater knowledge of where their respective new squads stand ahead of the 2019-20 season.


Historic day for sports and India-USA relations: PM Modi on NBA debut

On Friday, Indiana Pacers and Sacramento Kings locked horns with each other in the first of the two pre-season games in India, which the former won 132-131.

Indiana Pacers beat Sacramento Kings in India's NBA debut

Indiana Pacers edged past Sacramento Kings 132-131 in a thrilling contest, in what was National Basketball Association's debut game in India. This was NBA's first pre-season game ahead of the upcoming season.

India learns ABC of NBA

Eager fans, mostly students, get a ring-side view of the basketball league at a pre-season game


Jersey sales might multiply briefly. It’ll take longer for the ethos to take root

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

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

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

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

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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.