Friday, January 20, 2017

Basketball News

Basketball is a sport played by two teams of five players on a rectangular court. The objective is to shoot a ball through a hoop 18 inches (46 cm) in diameter and 10 feet (3.048 m) high mounted to a backboard at each end.

Brazil Handed International Basketball Ban

Rio de Janeiro, Nov 15 (IANS) Brazil has been banned from international basketball tournaments for "serious" rule breaches, the sport's world governing body International...

Thailand Beat India In Asian Basketball Tourney

Bangkok, Nov 13 (IANS) The Indian U-18 women's basketball team went down 58-67 to hosts Thailand in their opening match at the 23rd FIBA...

Adomaitis is Lithuania’s basketball team new coach

Vilnius, Oct 26 (IANS) Dainius Adomaitis has been appointed the head coach of the Lithuanian basketball team following the departure of Jonas Kazlauskas. Ten of...

Vijaya Bank All India Basketball Tournament to begin on Wednesday

Bengaluru, Oct 18 (IANS) Vijaya Bank on Tuesday announced that the third edition of the Mulki Sunder Ram Shetty All India Basketball tournament for...

Indian youngster signs contract with NBA D League

Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Palpreet Singh Brar has become the latest Indian to chase his basketball dreams in the United States as he has...

Satnam Singh becomes ‘wall’ between Ajay and Kajol

San Francisco, Sep 24 (IANS) Popular Bollywood couple Ajay Devgan and Kajol, who are currently in the US to promote "Shivaay", got a chance...

Indian men’s basketball team to get RS 5 Lakhs by BFI

Indian men’s basketball team have been rewarded with their performances as Basketball Federation of India has decided to give RS 5 Lakhs for their...

Basketball: India overcome Chinese Taipei in Asia Challenge

Tehran, Sep 18 (IANS) India's basketball team on Sunday stunned higher-ranked Chinese Taipei 80-68 to end the 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge in seventh position...

Indian basketball team loses to Chinese Taipei

Tehran, Sep 10 (IANS) India's basketball team fell to Chinese Taipei 66-90 in their second preliminary round match of the FIBA Asia Challenge at...

Hoopster Pau Gasol wants to keep playing for Spain

Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) San Antonio Spurs and Spain basketballer Pau Gasol says he has never given up on the idea of representing his...

Kobe Bryant says ‘core issues’ important in US debate on racism

Mexico City, Sep 4 (IANS) American basketball icon Kobe Bryant said during a forum in the Mexican capital that his countrymen should not lose...

US win third Olympic basketball gold in row

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 22 (IANS) The United States won the third consecutive Olympic gold medal in the men's basketball as they beat Serbia...

US clobber Spain to win sixth straight women’s basketball gold

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21 (IANS) The powerhouse United States women's basketball team was nearly as dominant in the final as it was in...

US women beat Japan to enter basketball semis

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 17 (IANS) The ambitious Japanese women's basketball team failed to make history at the Olympics as they lost 110-64 to...

Cambage keeps Australia intact Olympic basketball

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 14 (IANS) It was Elizabeth Cambage again who kept Australia's perfect record in the Olympic women's basketball tournament pool play...

Argentina beat Brazil in Olympic men’s basketball

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 14 (IANS) Argentina came away with an 111-107 win over Brazil after the second overtime at the ongoing Rio Olympics...

Spain’s Calderon says Olympics men’s basketball tournament wide open

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 6 (IANS) Spanish point guard Jose Calderon has that the Rio Olympics men's basketball tournament was up for grabs and...

Chinese basketballers win final warm-up in homeland before Rio Olympics

Kunshan (China), July 17 (IANS) China held off France 78-73 in the 2016 Sino-European men's basketball championship here on Sunday, its final warmup match...

China beat France in basketball friendly

Yixing (China), July 13 (IANS) China defeated France 75-70 in an international men's basketball friendly here. France held a 9-2 lead in the early stages...
Kendall

Kendall Jenner dating NBA player

Model Kendall Jenner and National Basketball Association (NBA) player Jordan Clarkson are reportedly dating. On Wednesday, the 20-year-old model was spotted hanging out with the...
Yao Ming elected to Basketball Hall of Fame

Yao Ming elected to Basketball Hall of Fame

New York, March 31 (IANS) Former NBA eight-time All-Star Yao Ming has been elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame. The official announcement will be...

NBA champion Shaw to promote basketball in India

Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) National Basketball Association (NBA) champion Brian Shaw is set to visit India from February 24-28 to promote the sport. He will be...