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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.


South Korean basketball teams travel to Pyongyang for friendlies

South Korean basketball teams travel to Pyongyang for friendlies

Seoul, July 3: The men and women national basketball teams of South Korea left on Tuesday for North Korea to play friendly matches amid the ongoing rapprochement on the peninsula. A delegation consisting of basketball players,


Tigers, Sparx on top at FIBA 3×3 Quest-India qualifiers

Bengaluru, June 25: Bengal Tigers representing West Bengal and Ludhiana Sparx from Punjab emerged champions at the FIBA 3×3 Quest-India that concluded at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium here on Sunday. In a hard-fought final, Bengal Tigers


With Trump inside, NBA stars rule out White House visit

Washington, June7: National Basketball Association (NBA) star LeBron James said neither his team nor the opponents would meet with US President Donald Trump after winning the ongoing NBA Finals. The comments came after Trump created a


3×3 Basketball League to begin from June 9

New Delhi, June 6: The first ever FIBA recognised league in the country, 3×3 Basketball League (3BL) will begin from June 9, it was announced on Wednesday. The league will witness marquee players like Palpreet Singh


Delhi, Bengaluru teams to represent India at Jr. NBA World meet

Greater Noida, May 2:Two youth teams, Delhi (boys) and Bengaluru (girls), will represent India in the upcoming Junior NBA World Championship from August 7 to 12 in Orlando, The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced on


ACG-NBA Jump National Finals on May 3 & 4

/ 28 April 2018

Mumbai, April 27: National Finals of the ACG-NBA Jump, India’s national basketball talent search programme, will take place at the NBA Academy from May 3 to 4, the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced on Friday. The


Basketball: India team had poor chemistry at CWG, says Amjyot

/ 26 April 2018

New Delhi, April 26: India’s basketball player Amjyot Gill says lack of team work was responsible for the disappointing performance at the 21st Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. India played three match in the preliminary round


Basketball: Reliance foundation Jr National finals to start from April 29

/ 24 April 2018

Mumbai, April 24: The National Basketball Association (NBA) announced the Reliance Foundation Junior NBA National Finals, a four-day tournament to determine one boys team and one girls team that will represent the country in the first


FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 unveils official mascot

/ 19 April 2018

Beijing, April 19: Son of Dreams was unveiled as official Mascot of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 here on Wednesday. Born in China on August 8, 2015, Son of Dreams’ magical horns give him the


CWG: Indian basketball women exit

/ 08 April 2018

Gold Coast, April 8: India’s women’s basketball team lost their third consecutive group stage match to exit the 21st commonwealth Games here on Sunday. India lost to New Zealand 55-90 at the Cairns Convention Centre here.


Points table
Group A MP W L +/- PTS
Uruguay 3 3 0 +5 9
Russia 3 2 1 +4 6
Saudi Arabia 3 1 2 -5 3
Egypt 3 0 3 -4 0
Group B MP W L +/- PTS
Spain 3 1 0 +1 5
Portugal 3 1 0 +1 5
Iran 3 1 1 0 4
Morocco 3 0 2 -2 1
Group C MP W L +/- PTS
France 3 2 0 +2 7
Denmark 3 1 0 +1 5
Peru 3 1 2 0 3
Australia 3 0 2 -3 1
Group D MP W L +/- PTS
Croatia 3 3 0 +6 9
Argentina 3 1 1 -2 4
Nigeria 3 1 2 -1 3
Iceland 3 0 2 -3 1
Group E MP W L +/- PTS
Brazil 3 2 0 +4 7
Switzerland 3 1 0 +1 5
Serbia 3 1 2 -2 3
Costa Rica 3 0 2 -3 1
Group F MP W L +/- PTS
Sweden 3 2 1 +3 6
Mexico 3 2 1 -1 6
South Korea 3 1 2 0 3
Germany 3 1 2 -2 3
Group G MP W L +/- PTS
Belgium 3 3 0 +7 9
England 3 2 1 +5 6
Tunisia 3 1 2 -3 3
Panama 3 0 3 -9 0
Group H MP W L +/- PTS
Colombia 3 2 1 +3 6
Japan 3 1 1 0 4
Senegal 3 1 1 0 4
Poland 3 1 2 -3 3