7:59 pm February 24, 2015 | No Comment
Philippine basketball authorities have sacked and fined an American import for ridiculing national boxing hero Manny Pacquiao’s quest to become a professional basketballer.
5:54 am January 22, 2015 | No Comment
Toronto. The Los Angeles Lakers unseated the New York Knicks as the NBA’s most valuable team, worth $2.6 billion, according to a Forbes poll released on Wednesday that showed the average team value rose 74 percent from last year. The average NBA team’s value rose to $1.1 billion from $634 million last year, a jump […]
12:01 pm December 15, 2014 | No Comment
Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant passed NBA icon Michael Jordan on Sunday for third on the league’s all-time scoring list — and lifted his Los Angeles Lakers to a victory.
8:28 pm November 6, 2014 | No Comment
Bangkok. Basketball’s lifting of a controversial ban on headgear including religious scarves is only a “matter of time”, a senior Olympic official said Thursday following a row at the Asian Games. Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, president of the Association of National Olympic Committees, said he had been assured by talks with FIBA secretary general Patrick […]
11:22 am October 29, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta. Facing harsh doubt in its first season, the national collegiate competition Liga Mahasiswa enters its third season with a bigger bang. In its third season, Liga Mahasiswa, known as Lima, is expanding the league by organizing a new basketball competition, the Sumatra conference, as part of its plan to reach more regions throughout the […]
1:33 pm October 28, 2014 | No Comment
The number of international players in the National Basketball Association has increased 10 percent from one year ago, the league said on Monday. A record 101 international players from 37 countries and territories are on opening night rosters, easily eclipsing last season’s total of 92 players, according to the NBA. The champion San Antonio Spurs […]
11:24 am October 24, 2014 | No Comment
Los Angeles Lakers’ point guard Steve Nash will miss the entire 2014-15 season, the National Basketball Association team said on Thursday. Nash, 40, has battled a bad back and other injuries for years and the latest setback suggests the two-time NBA Most Valuable Player may have played his final game, though he has not announced […]
10:29 am October 24, 2014 | No Comment
Jakarta. Aspac Jakarta showed the results of an apparently smooth transition period after losing several key players, as the reigning champion of the National Basketball League made its mark by taking top honor in the NBL Mangupura Cup preseason tournament over the weekend. The Jakarta club’s tournament performance suggested Aspac had long since shrugged off […]
5:40 pm September 29, 2014 | No Comment
The captain of Iran's unbeaten basketball team at the Asian Games has called on the sport governing body to let his country host the Asian championships. Iran has won the FIBA Asia Championship three times since 2007, once each in Japan (2007), China (2009) and the Philippines (2013).
5:32 pm September 24, 2014 | No Comment
Incheon, South Korea. The Qatar women’s basketball team forfeited a game at the Asian Games on Wednesday after being refused permission to wear the hijab, saying they were taking a stand against what they say is a discriminatory policy against Muslim women. The Qatari players were asked, in accordance with International Basketball Federation’s rules, […]
1:59 pm September 23, 2014 | No Comment
New York. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said on Monday the league will review its policies on domestic violence, trying to head off the kind of crisis now facing the NFL. Silver, attending an event on Staten Island to announce a youth outreach program linked to the 2015 All Star Game at Madison Square Garden, said […]
5:18 pm September 11, 2014 | No Comment
Lauded as a title contender for the last four years, Pelita Jaya EMP’s detractors say the team ended last season as a pretender. The capital club now wants to fulfill its potential with two major signings.