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  • NBA star LeBron James sends 800 cupcake in an apology to his hometown for sparking a frenzy on returning to the town 4 days ago

    Cleveland: NBA star LeBron James, whose recent return to the Cleveland Cavaliers in his home state of Ohio sparked a frenzy in the small town where he has a home, sent sweet apologies to the community in the form of 800 cupcakes. The Bath Township police department received five dozen of...
  • LeBron James dethrones Jordan as most popular US athlete - poll July 18, 2014

    LeBron James has overtaken Michael Jordan as the United States' most popular athlete, according to a Harris poll. Almost from the moment James exploded onto the NBA scene as the number one overall pick in the 2003 draft a debate has raged over who was the better of the two basketball...
  • AAP against raising height of Narmada dam June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Demanding a recall of the decision to increase the height of Sardar Sarovar dam on Narmada river, Aam Aadmi Party today asked that all stakeholders be taken in to confidence in the matter. "Narendra Modi-led NDA government should have taken into confidence all the parties and stakeholders, before pushing...
  • National Basketball Association launches first online merchandise store in India May 6, 2014

    Mumbai: US-based National Basketball Association on Tuesday launched its first official online merchandise outlet, NBAStore.in, here in association with domestic online shopping portal jabong.com. The launch was done in the presence of Bollywood actor and self-confessed NBA franchise LA Lakers fan Abhishek Bachchan. Through the partnership the widest assortment of NBA merchandise,...
  • NBA sets wheels turning for Clippers sale; Oprah in wings May 1, 2014

    Reuters: The NBA set in motion on Wednesday an attempt to force a sale of the Los Angeles Clippers, with Oprah Winfrey signaling interest as a potential buyer, after club owner Donald Sterling was banned for life from pro basketball for racist comments attributed to him. At least two of the...
  • NBA bans Los Angeles Clippers owner for life over racist comments April 30, 2014

    The NBA banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling from professional basketball for life on Tuesday and fined him $2.5 million in an unprecedented rebuke for racist comments that drew outrage from players, fans, commercial sponsors and even President Barack Obama. Sterling, 80, the longest-tenured owner of any of the 30...
  • NBA: Los Angeles Clippers lose sponsors over owner's racist remarks April 29, 2014

    The National Basketball Association faced mounting pressure on Monday to impose a harsh punishment on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for his alleged racist comments as several of the team's sponsors pulled their backing. Sterling is being investigated by the NBA over comments he allegedly made that have since sparked...
  • Meet Vivek Ranadive: The only Indian to own a team in the NBA April 21, 2014

    A 17-year-old teenager with an enviable technical acumen left his homeland India to explore the American shores, and after more than 30 years of path-breaking success in the field of technology, Vivek Ranadive became the first Indian-American to own a team in the biggest basketball leagues of them all -...
  • NBA warns Kejriwal, says his charges against media "unsubstantiated" March 16, 2014

    New Delhi: News Broadcasters Association (NBA) today expressed shock over AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal's "unsubstantiated" charges against electronic media and warned if the leader and his associates do not exercise caution the= Members of the body will be forced to reconsider coverage of the activities of the party. A statement here...
  • Medha Patkar will clear stand on joining AAP today January 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Social activist Medha Patkar will on Monday afternoon announce if she is joining the Aam Aadmi Party or not. Speaking to CNN-IBN, the activist best known for Narmada Bachao Andolan said that consultations were on and an announcement could be expected by Monday afternoon as NBA activists from...
  • Watch: Former NBA star Dennis Rodman sings Happy Birthday to Kim Jong-un on North Korea visit January 9, 2014

    Former US basketball star Dennis Rodman sang Happy Birthday to his long-time friend and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Rodman was visiting The 52-year-old sports star brought a team of fellow former National Basketball Association stars to the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, to mark the controversial leader's special day with...
  • US basketball team launches website in Hindi November 9, 2013

    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 few...
  • Former NBA star Horace Grant praises young Indian players September 25, 2013

    The former Chicago Bulls player, who is in India for an event, praised the rich talent India Possess in basketball. ...
  • NBA star Chris Bosh in India to promote basketball July 17, 2013

    Bosh, one of the leading players of Miami Heat, is in Mumbai, looking for ways and means to promote the game in India. ...
  • Miami Heat beat San Antonio Spurs to win NBA championship June 21, 2013

    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 in...
  • NBA Finals: Heat beat Spurs in overtime to force Game Seven June 19, 2013

    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 the...
  • Indian American Vivek Ranadive buys US basketball team May 17, 2013

    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 to...
  • LeBron James is NBA's Most Valuable Player of 2012-13 May 6, 2013

    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 players...
  • NBA: Collins comes out as first gay player in US sports April 29, 2013

    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 2012-13...
  • NBA open for business in India: NBA commissioner April 11, 2013

    "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 April 10, 2013

    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 April 8, 2013

    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 out...
  • Ex-NBA player banned in Philippines for 'choking' team-mate March 11, 2013

    Former NBA player Renaldo Balkman has been banned from the professional basketball league in the Philippines for grabbing a team-mate around the neck during a game. The former New York Knicks and Denver Nuggets player has also been slapped with a fine of 250,000 Philippine pesos over the incident, Philippine Basketball...
  • Terrence Ross makes first start in Raptors victory March 11, 2013

    Toronto: Raptors rookie guard Terrence Ross made his first career National Basketball Association (NBA) start in the team's 100-96 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Ross, the 2013 Slam Dunk champion, replaced guard-forward Rudy Gay in the line-up due to a stiff back during Sunday night's encounter here, reports Xinhua. He...
  • Amare Stoudemire to miss regular season March 10, 2013

    New York: New York Knicks forward Amare Stoudemire will miss the rest of the regular season because of his right knee surgery next week. Stoudemire, who is averaging 14.2 points and 5.0 rebounds a game, will undergo an operation to remove loose debris in the knee and will miss approximately...
  • Thunder still making noise after being shorn of James Harden March 8, 2013

    New York: The Oklahoma City Thunder are still making big noise in the NBA despite dealing away James "The Beard" Harden and hope their new mix will take them even farther than last year's trip to the Finals. With Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook leading the way and Serge Ibaka stepping...
  • 2013 NBA All-Star a mega success in Houston March 2, 2013

    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 October 3, 2013

    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? ...
  • Luc Longley shares his NBA journey October 16, 2012

    Luc Longley, who plied his trade for Chicago Bulls, shares his journey in NBA in an exclusive interview with CNN-IBN. ...
  • NBA star Luc Longley is in India October 15, 2012

    Chicago Bulls star has come down to India to inspire the budding players of Basketball. ...