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Kobe Bryant (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett headline 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame class

Kobe Bryant’s resume has yet another entry to validate his greatness: He’s now, officially, a Hall of Famer.

Published on 5th April 2020
Kevin Durant of Brooklyn Nets (AFP/GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/Mike LAWRIE)

NBA 2K Players Tournament to give hungry fans a taste of basketball starting this Friday

Beginning Friday, players including top seeds Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets and Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks will compete in a single-elimination, player-only tournament on Xbox One.

Published on 1st April 2020
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The Last Dance: Docu-series on Michael Jordan’s last season with Chicago Bulls set for release

The long-awaited look at Michael Jordan’s last championship season with the Chicago Bulls is finally set for release.

Published on 31st March 2020
Kobe Bryant (Xinhua/Rouelle Umali/IANS)

Kobe Bryant's towel from his 2016 farewell speech sold in virtual auction for over $33,000

The towel that basketball legend Kobe Bryant had draped over his shoulders during his farewell speech, following his final game in 2016, has been sold for more than $33,000.

Published on 30th March 2020
At Times Square, New York (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

No Broadway, no basketball, no big gatherings: New Yorkers fret as bustling city slows to a halt

New Yorkers awoke on Friday to find the coronavirus has left their famously bustling city with no Broadway, no basketball games, no big gatherings, and a populace unnerved by an ever-worsening crisis.

Published on 13th March 2020
Chase Center in San Francisco (AP Photo/Eric Risberg/File)

NBA suspends season over coronavirus pandemic; March Madness going without any fans

The NBA became the first major American sports league to suspend play because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Published on 12th March 2020
Basketball superstar LeBron James (Harry How/Getty Images/AFP)

LeBron James says he won't play in empty arenas as NBA mulls over a virus strategy

Basketball superstar LeBron James said on Friday that he won't play if his Los Angeles Lakers have to hold games behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Published on 7th March 2020
Mourners pay respect to Kobe Bryant (Xinhua/Li Ying/IANS)

Hundreds of Sikhs gather at California gurdwara in a special prayer meet for Kobe Bryant

Hundreds of Sikh worshippers turned up wearing the Lakers colours - purple and yellow - at the Gurdwara Nanaksar in Fresno, California, in a special prayer meeting for basketball great Kobe Bryant.

Published on 16th February 2020
NBA changes All-Star Game format (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Place your bet! New NBA All-Star format raises doubts in sports gambling, betting industry

While some basketball purists are sceptical about this year's new format for the NBA All-Star Game, the changes have curiosity brewing within the betting industry.

Published on 15th February 2020
A tribute to Kobe Bryant (AP Photo/Reinhold Matay)

Goodbye, Black Mamba: Tributes pour in after shocking death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant 

The tributes will continue, though eventually fade away. The legacy will be forever.

Published on 27th January 2020
An image of Nipsey Hussle and Kobe Bryant (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

'This is for Kobe': Music stars pay emotional tributes to basketball legend at the Grammys 

From the red carpet to the main stage, sadness loomed over music’s biggest night Sunday at the arena in downtown Los Angeles where Kobe Bryant played for 20 years for the city's NBA team.

Published on 27th January 2020
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Basketball icon and Lakers' legend Kobe Bryant killed in a helicopter crash

Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers

Published on 27th January 2020

Watch: Making of India first-ever floating basketball court in Mumbai

The making of the court involved a month of planning and took almost a week and over 200 people to set it up.

Published on 5th October 2019
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Indian basketball pros found in leagues around the globe

Basketball is a burgeoning sport throughout India, especially with the nation’s younger people.

Published on 22nd April 2019

Watch Video: Bahubali at the NBA basketball game in Orlando

Children brought some Baahubali magic to an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Florida.

Published on 29th November 2017

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