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Brooklyn Nets Beat Lakers To Sum Up Tense Chinese NBA Pre-Season Tour

The two-game tour was thrown into disarray, with all public appearances cancelled other than the matches, after the league found itself at the centre of a raging US-China dispute over democracy and free speech ...

LeBron, Davis Shine As Lakers Thrash Warriors In Pre Season Opener

LeBron, Davis Shine As Lakers Thrash Warriors In Pre Season Opener

Stephen Curry had 18 points, three rebounds and two assists for the Warriors. ...

NBA: Former Grizzlies Player Andre Emmett Killed In Dallas Shooting

NBA: Former Grizzlies Player Andre Emmett Killed In Dallas Shooting

According to a police report, the player was sitting in his car outside his house around 2:30 am on Monday when he was approached by two people who displayed a handgun ...

Veteran Vince Carter Set To Make History With 22nd NBA Campaign

Veteran Vince Carter Set To Make History With 22nd NBA Campaign

The only other NBA players who have been in the league for 21 seasons are Parish, Kevin Garnett, Kevin Willis and Germany's Dirk Nowitzki ...

Gasol Makes It NBA, World Cup Titles In A Year After Spain Final Triumph

Gasol Makes It NBA, World Cup Titles In A Year After Spain Final Triumph

Surprise finalists Argentina had not triumphed since they hosted the inaugural World Cup in 1950 ...

Toronto Raptors Star Gasol On Verge Of Rare NBA-World Cup Double

Toronto Raptors Star Gasol On Verge Of Rare NBA-World Cup Double

Only Lamar Odom, a double winner in 2010 with the United States and the Los Angeles Lakers, has ever managed that, according to basketball's governing body FIBA ...

NBA Champ Gasol Powers Spain Into Basketball World Cup Final

NBA Champ Gasol Powers Spain Into Basketball World Cup Final

They will face either France -- quarter-final winners over reigning two-time champions the United States -- or Argentina in Sunday's decider in Beijing ...

Rudy Gobert Stars As France Shock Holders USA In World Cup Quarters

Rudy Gobert Stars As France Shock Holders USA In World Cup Quarters

The historic 89-79 win for France eliminates the Americans early from the competition in China, dashing their hopes of a third straight title ...

NBA Players Banned From Wearing Headbands Starting Next Season

NBA Players Banned From Wearing Headbands Starting Next Season

Several players including All-Star Jimmy Butler sported the headgear last season, a band of fabric tied at the back of the head with the two ends flowing loose ...

Former Rockets Star Yao Ming Blames Himself For China's World Cup Woes

Former Rockets Star Yao Ming Blames Himself For China's World Cup Woes

Former Houston Rockets All-Star Yao led China to some of their best results in global competitions ...

All-Star Nikola Jokic Ejected As Serbia Crash Out Of Basketball World Cup

All-Star Nikola Jokic Ejected As Serbia Crash Out Of Basketball World Cup

Led by Ricky Rubio of the Phoenix Suns, Spain set up a quarter-final meeting with surprise packages Poland on Tuesday while Serbia will need to pick themselves up quickly for Argentina on the same evening ...

Lakers Legend Vlade Divac Inducted Into Basketball Hall Of Fame

Lakers Legend Vlade Divac Inducted Into Basketball Hall Of Fame

Drafted into the NBA in 1989 by the club, the Serbian became one of the first European players to have an impact in the league ...

Grand Fall: Asia, Africa Crash Out Of Basketball World Cup

Grand Fall: Asia, Africa Crash Out Of Basketball World Cup

Hosts China with their 1.4 billion population crashed out of contention on Wednesday with a 72-59 defeat to Venezuela ...

Short Dominicans Defy Size To Reach Basketball World Cup Second Round

Short Dominicans Defy Size To Reach Basketball World Cup Second Round

The Caribbean nation surged into next level of the tournament on Tuesday with a gutsy 70-68 victory over the more fancied Germany, to go with an opening 80-76 win over Jordan. ...

Australia Defeat Senegal To Sail Into Basketball World Cup Round Two

Australia Defeat Senegal To Sail Into Basketball World Cup Round Two

The Boomers have been touted as a threat in China to reigning two-time champions the United States of America ...

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