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.
10:47 am August 3, 2014 | No Comment
Paul George could miss the entire 2014-15 NBA campaign after the Indiana Pacers playmaker suffered a broken right leg during a practice match by the US Basketball World Cup squad.
1:36 pm July 30, 2014 | No Comment
The National Basketball Association was navigating uncharted and possibly treacherous waters, first when it banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life for racist remarks and then when it demanded the team be sold by September.
3:54 pm July 23, 2014 | No Comment
Manila. Organizers of a visit by NBA stars to the basketball-mad Philippines have apologized and offered refunds after an exhibition game was abruptly cancelled. Tycoon Manny Pangilinan, whose company sponsored the scheduled match Tuesday night between a visiting NBA contingent and the national team, issued a profuse apology amid growing anger at the cancellation. “We […]
11:28 am July 23, 2014 | No Comment
The Los Angeles Clippers could face an exodus of players, sponsors, fans and their coach if embattled owner Donald Sterling is still associated with the team, Richard Parsons, the franchise's interim chief executive, said on Tuesday at a trial over the NBA team's $2 billion sale.