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Thursday, May 26, 2022


‘When are we going to do something’: Golden State Warrior coach Steve Kerr delivers emotional plea on Texas school shooting

May 25, 2022 3:12:55 pm

Kerr refused to talk about his team's NBA playoff match with the Dallas Mavericks in a pre-game press conference, held hours after a teenage gunman opened fire at a school in the Texas town of Uvalde.

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

May 9, 2022 4:47:45 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.

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Kobe Bryant rookie jersey to be auctioned, USD 3M-5M estimate

May 1, 2022 10:55:35 am

The jersey from the 1996-97 season could fetch between USD 3 million and USD 5 million in an online auction that begins May 18, David Kohler of SCP Auctions said Saturday.

NBA Playoffs: Warriors trio returns to playoff after over 1000 days

April 17, 2022 6:38:32 pm

The Warriors' perimeter of Poole, Thompson and Curry was deadly. They combined for 65 of the Warriors' 123 points on the night

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Satnam Singh Bhamara, first Indian hoopster drafted in NBA, switches to professional wrestling

April 15, 2022 9:28:37 am

The 26-year-old Singh, who created history when he was picked in the NBA draft by Dallas Mavericks in 2015, made his AEW debut on Wednesday.

Oscar brings recognition to woman basketball pathbreaker Harris

March 29, 2022 5:42:46 pm

The documentary delves into the ‘what if’ and the cultural significance of a black player passing down basketball to later generations.

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RC Pune men reign supreme in wheelchair basketball tourney

March 14, 2022 9:40:41 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.

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Two years after Kobe Bryant’s death, Jerry West about the ‘shock and sadness’

January 27, 2022 3:37:54 pm

West, 83, is also a consultant with the Los Angeles Clippers and likes to stay current on today’s NBA game, evaluating players just as he used to when he was a team executive.


NBA virus numbers still rising, expanded testing begins

December 27, 2021 1:25:05 pm

The numbers in the NBA indeed keep getting higher and may continue that way for the foreseeable future

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Brainsqueeze Quiz: ‘Curry-on-a-3’

January 6, 2022 10:36:53 am

Steph Curry smashed the NBA record for the most 3-pointers in a ball career, sinking his 2974th Three at the Garden.

Stephen Curry breaks NBA career 3-point record

December 15, 2021 9:17:44 am

Stephen Curry now holds the NBA career 3-point record.

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Wonder Why: Smaller players with their 3-point shooting started winning big in NBA

December 15, 2021 8:50:01 am

The positionless basketball revolution that the Warriors engineered changed the NBA forever. And at the heart of it was Steph Curry and his three-point shot.

LeBron in isolation after possible Covid infection

December 1, 2021 5:57:45 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.

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Kazakhstan plays Iran anthem for Syria at FIBA WC qualifiers

November 28, 2021 8:44:56 pm

After a huddle and before the game started, the Syrians sang their own national anthem on the court. The technical team cheered them on.

No ‘free’ throws in NBA now

November 7, 2021 11:17:40 am

At the start of this season, the NBA tweaked the rule to curtail free throws. The change has had an intended effect.

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Spanish NBA great Pau Gasol announces retirement from basketball

October 6, 2021 11:30:33 am

Gasol announced his retirement from basketball on Tuesday after a career that lasted more than two decades and earned him two NBA titles and a world championship gold with Spain's national team.

FIBA Asia Cup 2022: Indian basketball team qualifies for the 10th time

August 23, 2021 6:48:19 pm

India qualified for the FIBA Asia Cup finals next year to be hosted by Jakarta, Indonesia in July, 2022.

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Raising the bar: Princepal Singh first Indian to be part of NBA championship roster

August 20, 2021 8:32:21 am

Princepal Singh became the first Indian basketballer to win an NBA title when his team Sacramento Kings defeated Boston Celtics 100-67 to bag the Summer League in Las Vegas on Tuesday.

Australia stun US women 70-67 in pre-Olympic exhibition

July 17, 2021 11:51:55 am

Two days after losing to a team of WNBA All-Stars, the Americans fell to Australia 70-67 on Friday in a pre-Olympic exhibition game.

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Back in Phoenix, back to even: Suns, Bucks ready for Game 5

July 17, 2021 8:45:39 am

Now an NBA Finals that seemed very much in the Suns' control when they left Phoenix a week ago returns to Arizona as a tossup.

The block that keeps the NBA Finals alive

July 15, 2021 8:47:06 pm

The Phoenix Suns have done well to win the first two games of these NBA Finals and were close to taking one of the two games on the road.

NBA Finals: How Giannis Antetokounmpo powered Bucks to Game 3 win against Phoenix Suns

July 13, 2021 5:49:59 pm

The Milwaukee Bucks breathed life into the NBA Finals by winning the first of two home games 120-100 on the back of a 41-point, 13-rebound performance by Giannis Antetokounmpo

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

July 7, 2021 7:31:48 pm

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

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A disparaging video prompts explosive fallout within ESPN

July 5, 2021 10:56:14 am

Taylor’s contract expires during the NBA Finals, which start on Tuesday between the Phoenix Suns and the Milwaukee Bucks, yet few substantive steps have been taken toward a new deal even though Pitaro has identified Taylor as one of ESPN’s rising stars.

Milwaukee Bucks, Atlanta Hawks go head-to-head without their stars aligned

July 1, 2021 7:09:02 pm

Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo and Atlanta Hawks' Trae Young are doubtful for the Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals.