Basketball: News

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

26 Jul 2023

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LeBron James's son Bronny suffers cardiac arrest at 18: Details

Bronny James, the son of NBA legend LeBron James, suffered a cardiac arrest while practicing at the University of Southern California on Monday, a family spokesperson confirmed.

08 Feb 2023


NBA: LeBron James becomes all-time leading scorer, overtakes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 

LeBron James has become the all-time leading scorer in NBA.

17 Jun 2022


Golden State Warriors beat Boston Celtics to win NBA championship

Golden State Warriors defeated Boston Celtics 103-90 to win the NBA Championship on Thursday.

08 Jun 2022


'Hustle' review: Adam Sandler soars high in this all-heart drama

Adam Sandler's sports drama Hustle dropped on Netflix on Wednesday (June 8) after a limited theatrical release in the US.

02 Jan 2022


NBA legend Stephen Curry scores three-pointer in 158th straight game

NBA legend Stephen Curry broke his own NBA record while leading the Golden State Warriors to a 123-116 win against Utah Jazz.

13 Aug 2021


'It feels like a dream': Princepal Singh on NBA journey

Only the second Indian to debut in the NBA Summer League, young basketball player Princepal Singh says his journey has been nothing short of a "dream."

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.

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.

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.