1:28 pm April 7, 2015 | No Comment
Led by their fabulous freshman guards, Duke clawed their way back from a second-half deficit and stung Wisconsin 68-63 to claim the US collegiate national championship on Monday.
5:30 pm March 22, 2015 | No Comment
Two-time NBA most valuable player Steve Nash, one of the best point guards ever to play professional basketball, is retiring after a 19-year career, the Canadian said on Saturday.
7:59 pm February 24, 2015 | 1 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).