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Former NBA star says 3-a-side game suits India


September 11th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Seven-time National Basketball Association (NBA) champion Robert Horry said three-a-side is the way to promote the game in India.The 42-year-old Horry is here in India ... Read more...

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Houston awarded 2013 NBA All-Star Game


February 9th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, Feb 9 (IANS) The 2013 All-Star Game will be held in Houston from Feb 15 to 17, the NBA has officially announced here."Houston is a spectacular sports city, and ... Read more...

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Former NBA star Yao Ming eyeing film business


January 31st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Jan 31 (IANS) Retired Chinese basketball superstar Yao Ming has been looking for business opportunities in the film industry but has not entered it yet, Yao's agent said Tuesday, ... Read more...

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China’s star basketballer rules out London Olympics comeback


September 29th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Sep 29 (IANS) Former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming said here Thursday that there will be no possibility for him to play for China in next year's London Olympic ... Read more...

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NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal announces retirement after 19 years


June 2nd, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by BNO News
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS (BNO NEWS) -- Basketball superstar Shaquille O'Neal on Thursday announced his retirement through a video tweet after a 19-year NBA career."We did it," O'Neal said in his video tweet where ... Read more...

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Joe Smith Will Shift To Los Angeles Lakers As A Part Of The Three Team Trade


December 15th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As a part of the three team trade veteran forward Joe Smith will have to move on to the Los Angeles Lakers from the New Jersey ... Read more...

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David Stern Hands Over The Championship Ring 2010 To The Los Angeles Lakers


October 28th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Los Angeles Lakers were presented with their championship rings in the pregame ceremony on Tuesday by the NBA commissioner David Stern. Also present on court ... Read more...

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Los Angeles Lakers Steal The Show


October 27th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The much anticipated season opener for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Houston Rockets was worth the wait for the fans as the game came to ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber Gets A Los Angeles Lakers Ring


October 27th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Canadian pop sensation Justin Bieber has bagged another honor that most pop stars would probably never dream about. The 'Baby' star was handed a Los Angeles ... Read more...

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Shannon Brown Stars In Los Angeles Lakers Win


October 27th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shannon Brown proved his mettle in the opening game against the Houston Rockets on Tuesday. In spite of the game being preceded by the feel good ... Read more...

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Ring Ceremony Before Houston Rockets - Los Angeles Lakers Clash


October 27th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prior to the much anticipated clash between the Houston Rockets and the Los Angeles Lakers, the ring ceremony that awarded the NBA Champions with their rings ... Read more...

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Houston Rockets Loses To LA Lakers In NBA Opening Day


October 27th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Los Angles Lakers won over the Houston Rockets with a score of 112-110. It was a cut throat competition but at the end, it was ... Read more...

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NBA Draft 2010: John Wall And Evan Turner Make The Cut


June 25th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Wall became the talk of the town as he became the No.1 overall pick by the Washington Wizards. However, he was not the only big ... Read more...

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American to take over as head coach of China’s national men’s baseketball team


April 30th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by BNO News
BEIJING (BNO NEWS) -- American Robert Donewald Jr will take over as head coach of the Chinese national men's basketball team, the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) announced on Friday, according to the ... Read more...

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Firefighters most trusted in China


April 27th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) Firefighters have topped a first-of-its-kind list of the most-trusted professionals in China. A survey, which polled 1,103 Chinese people in October 2009, gave respondents two lists, one of 40 ... Read more...

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Houston Rockets Player Yao Ming’s Unborn Baby Grabs Widespread Attention


March 6th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With Houston Rockets player Yao Ming and his wife gearing up to welcome their first child in the month of July, the Chinese fans of the ... Read more...

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Will Yao Ming’s Baby Be The Next American Basketball Star?


March 4th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The unborn baby of China's biggest basketball player, has already caused quite an uproar in the headlines, and the poor child has not even been born yet!The ... Read more...

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Yao Ming’s Unborn Baby Creates A Buzz


March 4th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The unborn child of Houston Rockets star Yao Ming is already creating quite a stir as speculations are ripe about what will be the citizenship of ... Read more...

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Carl Landry Traded To Sacramento Kings


February 18th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Carl Landry has been traded by the Houston Rockets to the Sacramento Kings. This had been part of a seven player deal that had taken place ... Read more...

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Michael Jordan wants to own the Bobcats


February 17th, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Jordan is determined to have a majority stake in the Charlotte Bobcats. As present he is the managing partner of the team. He ... Read more...

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Yao Ming’s Wife Pregnant With Their First Baby


January 7th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The new year has begun on quite a good note for Houston Rockets basketball player Yao Ming, who is very soon going to become a proud ... Read more...

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Houston Player Carl Landry Injured During Friday Night Game


December 19th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dallas, Dec.19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Houston Rockets player Carl Landry was injured during the Friday night match when his team clashed with the Dallas Mavericks in a match which was held ... Read more...

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Portland Center Greg Oden Injured During Saturday’s Clash Against Houston


December 6th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Portland, Dec.06, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Portland Trail Blazers player Greg Oden was severely injured during Saturday's game when his team clashed with Houston Rockets in a much anticipated match. Although, Portland ... Read more...

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Brandon Roy Fails To Keep Up Performances In Second Match Of The Season


October 30th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct. 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Portland Trail Blazers lost the match on Thursday evening against the Denver Nuggets. They lost the match 97-94. The defeat came as quite a disappointment ... Read more...

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Chris Wilcox On A Two Year Deal With The Pistons


July 19th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
According to the sources, the Detroit Pistons have reportedly agreed to sign a two year deal with free agent Chris Wilcox. The deal is said to be of $6 million dollars as ... Read more...

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Ron Artest Set To Play With The Lakers


July 3rd, 2009 - 11:48 pm ICT by GD
According to sources, Ron Artest, the American professional basketball player has reportedly stated that he will be leaving Houston Rockets in favor of Los Angeles Lakers.The basket ball maestro who had nearly ... Read more...

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Yao’s foot injury could threaten his basketball career


July 1st, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (DPA) Basketball star Yao Ming's foot injury continued to make waves after the Houston Rocket's team physician said it could threaten his next season or even his career. Referring to ... Read more...

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L.A. Lakers defeats Orlando Magic in Game 1 of NBA Finals


June 5th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by GD
The Los Angeles Lakers booked their place in the NBA Championship finals for the second-straight season by beating Denver Nuggets 119-92 on Friday in Game 6 of the Western Conference Championship. Kobe ... Read more...

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Brandi Glanville calls LeAnn Rhimes a stalker


June 4th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
Country singer LeAnn Rhimes has been slammed as a stalker by model Brandi Glanville. Brandi Glanville is the wife of actor Eddie Cibrian. Glanville alleges that Rhimes has still not been able ... Read more...

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Lakers rip Rockets in NBA Game Seven


May 18th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 18 (DPA) With their run for the NBA Championship ring in serious jeopardy, Pau Gasol and the Los Angeles Lakers left no doubt they were moving on. The Spanish centre ... Read more...

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When DiCaprio nearly got hit at a basketball match


May 15th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio nearly got his head knocked off while watching a basketball game in Los Angeles. DiCaprio, a Los Angles Lakers fan, was sitting in the audience ... Read more...

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Beijing’’s other “gold rush” is on at the Silk Street clothing market


August 18th, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 18 (ANI): With just less than a week left for the Olympics to get over, Chinas Silk Street is seeing a large number of athletes, officials and spectators ... Read more...

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Australia beat China in basketball warm-up tie


July 31st, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Nanjing (East China), July 31 (Xinhua) Australia emerged a superior team as they beat China 67-55 at the Diamond Cup men's basketball tournament here. Chris Anstey led Australia by 11 points and ... Read more...

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President Hu cheers up country’s Olympians


July 24th, 2008 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) President Hu Jintao says he is looking forward to the Chinese athletes producing their best performance during the Olympic Games at home. "Keep a cool mind and achieve ... Read more...

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Argentina hopeful of medals from football, hockey and basketball


July 24th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Shan Lei Beijing, July 24 (Xinhua) Argentina's best chance to bag medals from Beijing Games will be from basketball, soccer and field hockey. Argentina won two gold medals, the men's soccer ... Read more...

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