ARTICLES RELATING TO BASKETBALL

China state TV to suspend broadcast of NBA exhibition games

2019-10-08 10:30

China's state-run broadcaster will "immediately suspend" plans to broadcast a pair of NBA pre-season exhibition games being staged in China.

Jordan donates $1m to Bahamas hurricane relief

2019-09-11 06:50

NBA legend Michael Jordan is donating $1 million to help relief efforts in the hurricane-battered Bahamas.

Kobe, Shaq, squash renewed feud speculation

2019-08-29 10:42

Kobe Bryant insists he has "no beef" with Shaquille O'Neal as the former LA Lakers team-mates hit social media to say their sometimes strained relationship was "all good."

Obama basketball jersey sells for R1.85 million

2019-08-20 10:55

A basketball jersey once owned by former US president Barack Obama has sold for R1.85 million.

Kawhi, George seek more for Clippers than beating Lakers

2019-07-25 07:09

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George made their debuts as Los Angeles Clippers teammates, vowing to turn their hometown club into an NBA champion and eclipse city rival Lakers.

Thunder trade Westbrook to Houston for Paul, picks

2019-07-12 07:34

Russell Westbrook has been traded from the OKC Thunder to the Houston Rockets for Chris Paul and two first-round NBA draft picks, according to multiple reports.

Lakers officially bring Davis into the fold

2019-07-07 08:37

The Los Angeles Lakers made it official, announcing they have signed forward Anthony Davis, who they hope will form a dynamic one-two punch with LeBron James.

As Leonard ponders, free agency moves shake NBA landscape

2019-07-02 12:27

Kawhi Leonard's uncertain NBA free agency fate kept three teams in limbo Monday as players continued to make deals to shake the league landscape.

LeBron gives 23 to Davis as Lakers eye free agency

2019-06-28 06:51

LeBron James will give up his No 23 jersey to new Los Angeles Lakers team-mate Anthony Davis, who will sacrifice a trade bonus to help finance free agency moves.

NBA superstar Curry targets Tokyo Olympics

2019-06-23 18:20

Three-time NBA champion Steph Curry looks to have his sights on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics - and a gold medal that would complete his career set.

 

California governor moves to allow college athletes to be paid

2019-10-01 07:36

The governor of California Gavin Newsom is spearheading a move to allow American college athletes be paid despite pushback from the NCAA.

NBA banning 'ninja-style' headbands - report

2019-09-10 07:58

The NBA will bar players from wearing "ninja-style" headbands next season amid safety concerns.

UPSET ALERT! Australia beat world basketball champs USA for 1st time

2019-08-24 09:35

San Antonio Spurs' Patty Mills sank 30 points as Australia beat the United States for the first time, stunning the basketball world champions 98-94 in a huge upset.

'Linsanity' star Jeremy Lin in tears as he hits 'rock bottom'

2019-07-30 12:08

Basketball star Jeremy Lin broke down in tears during an emotional appearance in Taiwan when he described hitting "rock bottom".

Nike's Jordan Brand inks rising star Williamson to shoe deal

2019-07-24 07:43

NBA number one draft pick Zion Williamson has inked a multiyear shoe deal with Nike affiliated Jordan Brand, the emerging star and the company said.

Six-time NBA all-star guard Irving signs with Nets

2019-07-08 14:08

Six-time NBA all-star guard Kyrie Irving has finalised his deal with the Brooklyn Nets.

Kawhi joins Clippers, George follows in blockbuster deal

2019-07-06 18:01

Kawhi Leonard, who led the Toronto Raptors to last month's NBA title, agreed to a four-year deal worth $142 million with the Los Angeles Clippers.

Durant opts for Nets as NBA free agent frenzy begins

2019-07-01 09:46

Kevin Durant has announced he will leave the Golden State Warriors, his team since 2016, to join the Brooklyn Nets.

Tearful Antetokounmpo named NBA Most Valuable Player

2019-06-25 09:56

Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the NBA's Most Valuable Player for the 2018-19 regular season.

Pelicans choose Williamson first overall in NBA draft

2019-06-21 07:51

The New Orleans Pelicans made Duke standout Zion Williamson the number one selection in the National Basketball Association entry draft.

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