Articles about Basketball
Basketball is a team sport. It is played with the primary objective to shoot a basketball through the defender's hoop while preventing the opposing team from shooting in their hoop. Ten players play in this game. Initially, it was played with a soccer ball.The first official game was played in the YMCA gymnasium in Albany, New York, on January 20, 1892
04 Jun 2021
NBA: Los Angeles Lakers eliminated in first round of playoffs
An incredible effort from Devin Booker helped the Phoenix Suns eliminate NBA defending champions Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of playoffs.
13 May 2021
Michael Jordan's famous Air Jordan sold for $152,000 at auction
A pair of basketball legend Michael Jordan's famous Air Jordans from his rookie season has been sold for $152,500 at the auction.
24 Dec 2020
NADA hands Indian basketball player Satnam Singh two-year doping ban
Satnam Singh Bhamara, the first Indian player to be drafted into NBA, has been handed a two-year ban by the National Anti-Doping Agency's (NADA) disciplinary panel for failing a dope test.
30 Nov 2020
Kobe Bryant's Basketball Hall of Fame induction shifted to May'21
Kobe Bryant, the late NBA legend, will be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame next May.
29 Jul 2020
NBA season restart: Everything you need to know
The NBA 2019-20 season is set to resume on July 30.
27 Jul 2020
Indian basketball captain Bhriguvanshi vouches for a domestic league
The captain of the Indian basketball team Vishesh Bhriguvanshi believes the sport would have a bright future in the country.
14 Jul 2020
Russell Westbrook tests positive for coronavirus ahead of NBA season
NBA star Russell Westbrook, on Monday, revealed he has tested positive for coronavirus as the league is set to resume in Florida shortly.
06 Jun 2020
Michael Jordan pledges $100 million towards racial equality
NBA legend Michael Jordan announced a donation of $100 million towards groups who have been fighting for racial equality and social justice.
04 Jun 2020
NBA expected to continue the season with 22 teams
The NBA's return amid the coronavirus pandemic is imminent, however, it could only be with 22 teams in the month of July.
24 May 2020
NBA in talks to resume season at Disney's sports complex
The National Basketball Association (NBA) has entered into exploratory conversations with the Walt Disney Company about restarting the remainder of its season at Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Florida.
18 May 2020
Michael Jordan's first-ever Air Jordan fetch $560,000 at the auction
The sneakers worn by basketball legend Michael Jordan fetched $560,000 in an online auction, said the auction house, Sotheby's.
15 Mar 2020
Coronavirus outburst: Third NBA player tested positive
A third NBA player tested positive for coronavirus as per a statement from the Detroit Pistons.
15 Mar 2020
Coronavirus outbreak: Here's how sports personalities around the world reacted
The entire sports fraternity is facing the wrath of the ongoing coronavirus outburst.
28 Jan 2020
Nike pulls down Kobe Bryant products online following tragic death
Leading sports equipment brand Nike has pulled down products related to NBA legend Kobe Bryant after he tragically passed away in a helicopter crash on Sunday.
27 Jan 2020
NBA legend Kobe Bryant, daughter killed in helicopter crash
In a shocking turn of events, NBA star and basketball legend Kobe Bryant lost his life in a helicopter crash on Sunday. His daughter, Gianna, who was merely 13 years old, also died.
08 Oct 2019
Ranking the top controversies in NBA to date
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the top basketball tournament in the world and produces some big moments each and every season.
01 Oct 2019
Do you know about these weird NBA rules?
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the best basketball league across the globe.
25 Sep 2019
NBA: A look at Los Angeles Lakers' all-time records
The National Basketball Association (NBA) has produced a number of champion teams over the years.
24 Sep 2019
NBA: Former player Andre Emmett shot dead in Dallas
In a shocking incident, former NBA player Andre Emmett was shot dead by two unknown gunmen outside his home in Dallas, Texas, on Monday.
23 Sep 2019
NBA: Here are the records held by Boston Celtics
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the best basketball league in the world and has produced some legendary players over the years.
20 Sep 2019
Ranking the best NBA matches of past 10 seasons
The National Basketball Association (NBA) never fails to thrill fans with the most unique basketball action in the globe.
18 Sep 2019
Ranking the greatest NBA seasons of the legends
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the biggest basketball league in the world.
11 Sep 2019
NBA: Here are the records held by Michael Jordan
The National Basketball Association (NBA) has seen a number of legendary players being born.
09 Sep 2019
Ranking the best NBA Finals of all-time
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the most popular basketball league in the world.
30 Aug 2019
NBA: Here are some unique records held by LeBron James
LeBron James is undoubtedly one of the greatest basketball players to ever play the sport.
27 Aug 2019
Five funny NBA moments
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the biggest basketball league, not just in the USA, but globally.
26 Aug 2019
Here are the most embarrassing NBA records to date
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the biggest basketball league across the globe.
18 Aug 2019
Here are few of the unbreakable records in NBA
Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the USA.
12 Aug 2019
Here are some of the craziest rules in different sports
The world of sports is filled with a number of sporting events and tournaments.
13 Aug 2018
India may host NBA pre-season game next year: NBA Chief
In what could be a major boost for basketball in India, the country may host a pre-season NBA game in Mumbai next year, said the league's Commissioner Adam Silver.
11 Aug 2018
All about The King: The incredible records of LeBron James
One of the greatest basketball players of all time, LeBron James is a true legend of the game.
09 Aug 2018
India needs IPL-like professional league for basketball: Brook Lopez
Milwaukee Bucks center Brook Lopez feels that an IPL-like professional league is required to enhance the popularity of basketball in India.
24 Feb 2018
India lose to Jordan in FIBA World Cup qualifiers
Indian basketball team put up a spirited fight before losing 88-102 to higher-ranked Jordan in the Asian qualifiers for the 2019 FIBA World Cup at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru.
24 Jan 2018
Poonam, battling brain tumor, helps Chhattisgarh win National-Basketball Championship semis
India's tallest female basketball player, Poonam Chaturvedi helped her team notch up a win in the semis of Senior National Basketball Championship.
29 Jun 2017
Indian men's basketball team to get NBA level coach?
Reports suggest that National Basketball Association's (NBA) assistant coach Phil Weber could become the next coach of the Indian men's basketball team.