Basketball

NEW YORK: The NBA and the Indiana Pacers announced Wednesday that NBA All-Star in Indianapolis, which was originally scheduled for Feb. 12-14, 2021, will now be held Feb. 16-18, 2024.  

Public health conditions prevented the Pacers, the NBA All-Star Host Committee and the NBA from appropriately planning and executing fan-focused All-Star activities in Indianapolis that were envisioned for this February.

Nov 19, 2020 11:11
NEW YORK: The NBA Wednesday announced important aspects for the upcoming 2020-21 season - the 75th year of the league. The league's 2020-21 season will see each team play 72 regular-season games beginning on Dec. 22. As per the official release, here are the key aspects in relation to the structuring of these 72 games:
Nov 18, 2020 16:11
NEW YORK: NBA Draft 2020 presented by State Farm® will be held virtually on Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET at ESPN’s studios in Bristol, Connecticut, airing live on ESPN, ESPN Radio and the ESPN App.  
Nov 11, 2020 11:11
NEW YORK: The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association have reached agreement in principle on the start of the 2020-21 season, as well as adjustments to certain provisions of the current collective bargaining agreement impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The agreement is subject to a vote by the league's Board of Governors.
Nov 06, 2020 17:11
NEW YORK: The NBA's plan to begin the 2021 season on December 22 has cleared a significant hurdle, with the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) representatives voting to approve the proposed 72-game season starting on that date.
Oct 28, 2020 17:10
NEW DELHI: The first meeting of the HRD parliamentary standing committee headed by BJP’s Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, member of the Rajya Sabha (Upper House of Parliament), was held here Tuesday.       Its mandate - to oversee preparations for next year's Tokyo Olympics. It goes without saying that it is not often that parliamentary standing committees are assigned such tasks. 
Oct 12, 2020 13:10
NEW YORK: After having tipped off over a year ago, the 2019-20 NBA season came to a close Sunday with the Los Angeles Lakers attaining basketball immortality as they captured the 2020 NBA title with a dominating 106-93 win over the Miami Heat in Game 6 of the NBA Finals.
Oct 07, 2020 16:10
MUMBAI: NBA Academy India prospect Amaan Sandhu has signed with First Love Christian Academy (FLCA), a private high school in Washington, Pennsylvania.   The 18-year old becomes the third male student-athlete from the NBA Academy India to get a high-school basketball scholarship in the US.
Oct 05, 2020 11:10
MUMBAI: League commissioner Adam Silver has told NBA TV that the NBA was not likely to pause their season for the Tokyo Olympics next year. The Olympics has been postponed to July 23rd to August 8th of 2021 and this coincides with the NBA schedule due to the delayed start of their season caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The new season is set to begin in January. 
Oct 01, 2020 18:10
NEW YORK: The NBA and NBA Players Association Wednesday announced that LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers landed in the top spots of the NBA's Most Popular Jersey and Team Merchandise lists during the 2020 NBA Restart. The results are based on global NBAStore.com sales from July 30 to Sept. 28.
Sep 30, 2020 11:09
PARIS: BKT is the newest Euroleague Basketball Premium Partner whose presence will be felt in the two club competitions, the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague and the 7DAYS EuroCup.