Basketball

  • Meet Tacko Fall, the world's tallest High School basketball player at 7.5 feet 11-04-2014 03:56 PM

    The tallest player in High School Basketball standing at 7'5'' Tacko Fall is always turning heads and always plays his way to becoming the crowd favorite in every gym. ...
  • Katie Holmes and Suri Cruise in matching outfits 31-03-2014 04:56 PM

    New York: It was same pinch for actress Katie Holmes and her daughter Suri Cruise when they wore pink outfits for their appearance at a basketball game. The 35-year-old actress went make-up free and wore a pink top like her adorable seven-year-old while attending a game during the NCAA Men's...
  • Uttarakhand off to a winning start in National Basketball 26-02-2014 08:03 PM

    Uttarakhand opened their campaign in the 64th Senior National Men's Basketball Championship's with a narrow 68-62 win over Indian Railways at the at Thyagaraj Stadium in New Delhi on Wednesday. Amritpal Singh with 25 points top scored for the defending champions while Riyaz Uddin and Yadwinder Singh added 13 and...
  • US basketball team launches website in Hindi 09-11-2013 07:13 AM

    Washington: A US based popular basketball team has launched Hindi version of its website as part of its effort to reach out to the large Hindi-speaking audience in India and in turn popularise the game in the country. The Hindi-edition of the website for Sacramento King has been launched a...
  • Former NBA star Horace Grant praises young Indian players 25-09-2013 12:01 AM

    The former Chicago Bulls player, who is in India for an event, praised the rich talent India Possess in basketball. ...
  • India lose to Kazakhstan in Asia Basketball 03-08-2013 07:51 PM

    Manila: India lost their third Group D match 67-80 against Kazakhstan here Saturday at the 27th Asian Men's Basketball Championship. Kazakhstan managed to top Group D with three wins out of three, reports Xinhua. Mikhail Yevstigneyev had 21 points for Kzazkhstan and Jerri Johnson took 16. Rustam Yargaliyev and Anton...
  • LeBron James wins 3 trophies at ESPY Awards 18-07-2013 10:52 AM

    Los Angeles: LeBron James padded his trophy collection, receiving three at the ESPY Awards, including 'Male Athlete of the Year' for helping the Miami Heat win a second straight NBA championship. James also won in the championship performance and NBA player categories, completing a sweep of the three awards he...
  • NBA star Chris Bosh in India to promote basketball 17-07-2013 09:35 PM

    Bosh, one of the leading players of Miami Heat, is in Mumbai, looking for ways and means to promote the game in India. ...
  • Spain's Francisco Garcia named Indian women's basketball coach 08-07-2013 04:46 PM

    New Delhi: Francisco Garcia of Spain has been appointed head coach of the Indian women's basketball team, the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) announced on Monday. Prior to joining BFI, Garcia was involved in various women's professional programmes in Spain, Denmark and Finland. Since returning to Spain in 2005, he...
  • Miami Heat beat San Antonio Spurs to win NBA championship 21-06-2013 09:27 AM

    Miami: The Miami Heat clinched their second successive National Basketball (NBA) championship on Thursday, beating the San Antonio Spurs 95-88 in the decisive seventh game of an epic series. Miami's LeBron James, the sport's biggest star playing at the peak of his powers, had a game-high 37 points and pulled...
  • NBA Finals: Heat beat Spurs in overtime to force Game Seven 19-06-2013 10:07 AM

    Miami: The Miami Heat produced an extraordinary comeback to beat the San Antonio Spurs 103-100 in overtime early on Wednesday to force a decisive seventh game in the National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals. Needing a win to keep their title defence alive, Miami clawed back from a 13-point deficit in...
  • Indian American Vivek Ranadive buys US basketball team 17-05-2013 11:14 PM

    Washington: Indian American software magnate Vivek Ranadive, who has become the first person of Indian descent to become the owner of a major US basketball team, plans to build the Sacramento Kings into a global brand. "It's going to be exciting," he told the USA Today after securing an agreement...
  • LeBron James is NBA's Most Valuable Player of 2012-13 06-05-2013 09:08 AM

    Miami Heat forward LeBron James was named the National Basketball Association's Most Valuable Player for the 2012-13 season on Sunday. It was the fourth time in five years that the 28-year-old James had won the game's most prestigious individual award, elevating him among the sport's greatest players. Only four other...
  • NBA: Collins comes out as first gay player in US sports 29-04-2013 11:27 PM

    Jason Collins, a veteran center in the National Basketball Association (NBA), announced on Monday that he was gay, becoming the first active player from any US professional sports league to publicly reveal his homosexuality. Collins, a free agent who played with the Washington Wizards and Boston Celtics during the NBA's...
  • Kim Kardashian and Kris Humpries divorce 20-04-2013 06:19 PM

    Los Angeles: A judge has decided to dissolve the 72-day-old marriage of Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and Basketball player Kris Humphries. The divorce case will be finalized once the papers are prepared and signed by officials, reported Ace Showbiz. The verdict of the court was declared yesterday while the...
  • NBA open for business in India: NBA commissioner 11-04-2013 10:25 AM

    "We are here to promote the game at the grossroot and neighbourhood level," said NBA commissioner David Stern, who is visiting India. ...
  • NBA keen to cement base in India , says David Stern 10-04-2013 08:54 PM

    David Stern, Commissioner of the NBA since 1984 plans to make basketball more widely followed in India. On his first visit to the country, the NBA boss says he is confident the league will find greater acceptance in times to come. ...
  • India will have a player in NBA in five years: David Stern 08-04-2013 06:38 PM

    Mumbai: With an increasing number of foreign players making to the top in the professional basketball league, National Basketball Association (NBA) Commissioner David Stern Monday said an Indian hoopster could be seen playing in the league in the next five years. "We already had a woman (Geetu Anna Jose) try...
  • 2013 NBA All-Star a mega success in Houston 02-03-2013 04:53 PM

    CNN-IBN sports editor Gaurav Kalra recalls his 2013 NBA All-Star weekend in Houston last month. ...
  • This 2-year-old can become the next big basketball star 08-02-2013 08:51 PM

    Amazing shots from a kid (Titus) between 18 and 24 months old. He began shooting baskets shortly after learning to walk. A video posted by Joseph Ashby on 3rd February 2013 has gone viral. Micheal Jordan are you watching? ...
  • Basketball star LeBron James tours Liverpool 15-10-2011 09:24 PM

    Liverpool: LeBron James took his talents to Liverpool - and finally got his hands on a championship trophy. The US and Miami Heat basketball star toured the Premier League club's facilities on Friday for the first time since becoming a shareholder of the 18-time English champions. James held up the...
  • India go down to Malaysia in Asian Basketball 16-09-2011 11:49 PM

    Mumbai: After narrowly losing to Lebanon in the opener, the Indian hoopsters sunk to a 67-71 loss against Malaysia in their second Group A round-robin tie at the 26th FIBA Asia Basketball Championships in Wuhan, China on Friday. India, who held a one-point lead over Lebanon with two minutes left...
  • India lose to Lebanon in Asian Basketball opener 15-09-2011 11:32 PM

    New Delhi: A spirited India made a valiant fightback before losing their opening match of the FIBA Asia Basketball Championship against Lebanon 68-71 at Wuhan in China on Thursday. Lebanon were leading by 15 points at the third quarter but the Indian hoopsters made a stunning comeback and took a...
  • Reality star Kim Kardashian weds Kris Humphries 21-08-2011 12:17 PM

    Los Angeles: Reality star Kim Kardashian married basketball player Kris Humphries on Saturday in a lavish made-for-TV wedding following a whirlwind courtship. Kardashian, 30, one of the highest-earning reality TV stars, and New Jersey Nets player Humphries, 26, exchanged vows in a ceremony on a private estate in the Southern...
  • Budding basketball players show their talent 07-07-2011 11:33 AM

    The young guns are displaying their talent at the Junior National Basketball Championship being held in New Delhi. ...
  • Basketball Wives' new season gets rave reviews 31-05-2011 04:51 PM

    New Delhi: Basketball Wives season 3 is getting rave reviews. The latest season promises to be more enticing. This season of the reality show will include girl friends, ex-girlfriends and ex wives of prominent football players and not just wives. This mix is certainly bound to spruce up things for...