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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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Timberlake to buy stake in basketball team?


September 9th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 9 (IANS) Actor-singer Justin Timberlake is reportedly planning to buy a small stake in his native Tennessee's basketball team Memphis Grizzlies.According to CommercialAppeal.com, Timberlake is said ... Read more...

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US basketball professionals train Myanmar players


August 28th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon (Myanmar), Aug 28 (IANS) Nearly 30 Myanmar basketball players underwent training from former National Basketball Association (NBA) and Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) professionals at the Myanmar Basketball Federation ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kobe Bryant watches Federer win


August 4th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) National Basketball Association (NBA) star Kobe Bryant was in the Centre Court crowd at Wimbledon in the Olympic Games to witness the longest three-set tennis ... Read more...

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Pau Gasol replaces Nadal as Spanish flagbearer


July 21st, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Spanish basketball star Pau Gasol has been chosen to replace Rafael Nadal as the flagbearer for Spain's Olympic squad at the opening ceremony of the ... Read more...

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Miami Heat win second NBA title


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Miami Heat defeated Oklahoma City Thunder in the fifth game of the National Basketball Association (NBA) finals Friday to win the series 4-1 and the ... Read more...

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LeBron James gets third NBA most valuable player citation


May 13th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) Miami Heat star LeBron James named the National Basketball Association's 2011-2012 season's Most Valuable Player (MVP) award for the third time in four years.James became only ... Read more...

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Uzoh records Raptors’ first triple double in 11 years


April 27th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 27 (IANS) Toronto Raptors guard Ben Uzoh recorded 12 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists to lead the Raptors to a 98-67 victory over the New Jersey Nets ... Read more...

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Mamata among Time’s 100 most influential people


April 18th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 18 (IANS) Time magazine has listed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in its list for ... Read more...

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Wade, Bosh, James lead Miami to victory over Raptors


March 31st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 31 (IANS) Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh and Lebron James combined to score 86 points for the Miami Heat in a 113-101 victory over the Toronto Raptors in the ... Read more...

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Knicks beat Pacers


March 17th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 17 (IANS) The New York Knicks combined fluid offence with strong defence for their second straight win under interim coach Mike Woodson as they routed the Indiana ... Read more...

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Trail Blazers fire coach McMillan


March 16th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 16 (IANS) National Basketball Association (NBA) team, Portland Trail Blazers fired head coach Nate McMillan after almost seven years at the helm.The sacking Thursday came in the ... Read more...

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Knicks end six-game losing streak after D’Antoni’s resignation


March 15th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 15 (IANS) New York Knicks put an end to their six-game losing streak, routing Portland Trail Blazers 121-79 in the National Basketball Association (NBA), just hours after ... Read more...

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Raptors begin busy March with loss to Grizzlies


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 3 (IANS) The Toronto Raptors dropped the first of seventeen games in March with a 99-102 loss against the Memphis Grizzlies in the National Basketball Association (NBA) league.Raptors ... Read more...

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Evans wins slam dunk, Love shoots down three-point contest


February 26th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Orlando (Florida), Feb 26 (IANS) Utah's Jeremy Evans won the Slam Dunk Contest at the National Basketball Association's (NBA) All-Star Saturday night with a support of 29 percent text message ... Read more...

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NBA suspends Celtics guard Rondo for two games


February 21st, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) Boston Celtics' star guard Rajon Rondo has been given a two-game suspension by the National Basketball Association (NBA) for hitting an official with a game ball.According ... Read more...

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Indian basketball coaches on US tour


February 19th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 19 (IANS) Fourteen Indian basketball coaches are in the US on a 10-day tour as part of an exchange programme with the aim of improving standards and methods ... 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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NBA side Washington Wizards sack coach Saunders


January 25th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 25 (IANS) The struggling Washington Wizards fired Flip Saunders as their head coach after the team's 2-15 record in the National Basketball Association (NBA) league, replacing him ... Read more...

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Raptors hit by seven-game losing streak in NBA


January 21st, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 21 (IANS) The Toronto Raptors lost their seventh consecutive game after a 84-94 loss to the Portland Trailblazers in National Basketball Association (NBA) league.The team was once again ... Read more...

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Kleiza returns to Raptors after 11-month absence


January 12th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 12 (IANS) Toronto Raptors forward Linas Kleiza returned to action after a 11-month injury break in a 98-91 loss against the Sacramento Kings in the National Basketball Association ... Read more...

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Mavericks sign Chinese forward Yi Jianlian


January 7th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 7 (IANS) National Basketball Association (NBA) team Dallas Mavericks have signed 6-foot-10 Chinese forward Yi Jianlian on a year's contract.Yi is expected to begin his stint with the ... Read more...

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US Congressional team to focus on trade, defence in India


January 6th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) A five-member Congressional delegation led by Senator Mark Warner, co-chair of the India Caucus, begins a weeklong visit to the country Saturday to explore fresh ... Read more...

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Raptors capture first win on NBA’s first 3D court


January 5th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 5 (IANS) The Toronto Raptors recorded their first ever home victory on National Basketball Association's (NBA) first 3D court in a 95-77 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.Andrea Bargnani ... Read more...

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Memphis again sign Haddadi


January 1st, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 1 (IANS) National Basketball Association (NBA) team Memphis Grizzlies have signed Iranian center Hamed Haddadi for a fourth straight season.The 26-year-old native of Ahvaz has spent the ... Read more...

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Railways favourites for national basketball titles


December 15th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) Indian Railways would be looking at an encore by winning both the men's and women's titles at the 62nd senior National basketball championships commencing here Friday.The ... Read more...

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Make this World Cup the last with leather balls: PETA


March 24th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Urging the "gentleman's game" - cricket- to be gentle to animals too, People for Ethical Treatment to Animals (PETA) has written to International Cricket Council ... Read more...

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US basketball stars to interact with Mumbai, Delhi students


February 17th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Students and sports enthusiasts in Mumbai and Delhi will get a rare opportunity to interact with top US National Basketball Association (NBA) stars who are slated to visit ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber Gets Booed By The Spectators At The Madison Square Garden


February 4th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
February 4, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Justin Bieber’s product placement did not gel with the Knicks’ supporters on Wednesday night. Earlier, on that day, Bieber had strolled on the red carpet ... Read more...

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Billionaire Russian Capitalist, Roman Abramovich, Acquires An Island Worth $400 Million For Lodging His Famous Art Collection


December 8th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
In the beginning of 2010, the eminent billionaire Russian capitalist, Mikhail Prokhorov, acquired a controlling interest worth $250 million in the New Jersey Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Now, it ... Read more...

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Las Vegas gambling debt trial reset for NBA’s Antoine Walker


November 19th, 2010 - 2:30 am ICT by BNO News
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (BNO NEWS) -- A Las Vegas court on Thursday re-scheduled the gambling debt trial against former National Basketball Association all-star Antoine Walker for next May.The three-time all star was ... Read more...

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Phoenix Suns’ Steve Nash to divorce his wife Alejandra Amarilla


November 16th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Phoenix Suns star Steve Nash is all set to divorce his wife Alejandra Amarilla. The divorce couldn’t have come as a worse time as his ... Read more...

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Basketball star goes nude for magazine


October 7th, 2010 - 3:34 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 7 (IANS) Celebrity basketball player Diana Taurasi has bared it all for a magazine.The Women's National Basketball Association star, who is on the cover of the Body Issue of ... Read more...

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After China, NBA sets sight on India to promote basketball


September 11th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles (US), Sept.11 (ANI): The National Basketball Association of the United States (NBA) appears bent on promoting and building the sport in India, saying rising incomes and media-savvy youths could fuel ... Read more...

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Anthony Morrow To Sign Deal With New Jersey Nets?


July 11th, 2010 - 3:06 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anthony Morrow of Golden State Warriors has reportedly decided to join New Jersey Nets. A reputed sports web portal informed that Anthony Morrow will sign a ... Read more...

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