BEVERLY HILLS, CA: WME, a subsidiary of Endeavor Group Holdings, Inc., Thursday announced it has signed a deal to acquire basketball representation firm BDA Sports Management. 

In 2020, WME Sports made a minority investment in BDA to bring the basketball agency into WME Sports. This month, WME Sports will acquire the remaining ownership interests in BDA and its founder Bill Duffy will officially join WME Sports as head of its basketball division. BDA agents, staff and clients will operate under WME Sports once the deal closes.   

Feb 27, 2023 20:02
MUMBAI: The original promoters of the defunct UBA Pro Basketball League, after a failed attempt to launch the Elite Pro Basketball League last year, have now announced a women's 5X5 pro basketball league. Elite Pro Basketball Pvt. Ltd, organisers of the proposed Elite Women's Pro Basketball, have declared to IANS that tryouts for the league will be held from 17th to 20th March in Noida. 
Feb 27, 2023 18:02
Sania Mirza has announced that she will be playing her final tennis match at the LB Tennis Stadium in Hyderabad "where it all started" as she concludes her illustrious career in the sport.
Feb 21, 2023 16:02
SALT LAKE CITY: Wilson Sporting Goods Co, Official Basketball of the National Basketball Association (NBA), has introduced the '3D Airless Prototype Basketball'.  The ball was showcased Saturday night during the first round of the AT&T Slam Dunk Contest by Houston Rockets' player, KJ Martint.
Feb 14, 2023 19:02
NEW YORK: The NBA Monday announced the launch of “NBA Films for Fans”, a global initiative that will engage filmmakers from 11 countries to develop 24 short documentary films celebrating the NBA and basketball from each of their respective cultural perspectives.  
Feb 10, 2023 16:02
NEW YORK: The National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Thursday announced the top 40 male prospects from 27 countries who will travel to Salt Lake City, Utah for the seventh annual Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Global camp The camp will be held Friday, Feb. 17 – Sunday, Feb. 19 at the Utah Jazz Practice Facility as part of NBA All-Star 2023.
Feb 10, 2023 16:02
A signed Kobe Bryant jersey, worn during his lone MVP season in 2007-08, sold for $5.8 million ($5,849,700) with Sotheby’s on Thursday, a record for any Bryant item.  It is the second most expensive basketball jersey ever sold. Michael Jordan's 1998 NBA Finals jersey, which sold for $10.1m in September 2022, remains the most valuable such item.
Feb 09, 2023 20:02
ESPN and the NBA Thursday announced the rosters and coaches for the 2023 Ruffles NBA All-Star Celebrity Game, featuring actors, comedians, Grammy Award-winning musicians, athletes and more.  For a second year running, Bollywood A-lister Ranveer Singh will be a part of the star-studded roster. The game will take place at Jon M. Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah on Friday, February 17, at 7 p.m. ET. 
Feb 08, 2023 18:02
LeBron James has become the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, breaking Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s 39-year-old record to add another historic achievement to his already storied career. LeBron's 36th point against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday, February 7, puts the NBA legend alone atop the league's all-time scoring list. 
Feb 03, 2023 18:02
PURCHASE, N.Y.: Starry, PepsiCo's newly unveiled lemon lime flavored soda, will become the official soft drink of the NBA, the WNBA and NBA G League in North America. 
Feb 02, 2023 19:02
German sportswear giant adidas Thursday announced the launch of its third label - Sportswear - a fashion-forward line aimed at Gen Z.  Complementing the brand’s Performance and Originals labels, adidas’ first new label in five decades will launch worldwide from 9 February in stores and online.