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China's basketball player slammed for wearing jacket with a US flag

Some Chinese basketball fans are calling for national team guard Zhao Rui to be banned from the team for life after a photo of him wearing a jacket featuring a US national flag was posted on social media and went viral on Monday.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/9/10 13:57:05

Chinese fans encourage hoops team after defeat dims Olympic hopes

Dark clouds hung over Chinese basketball fans after the national team suffered a bitter defeat at home and was knocked off the stage of the FIBA World Cup on Sunday night.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/9/9 22:08:40

Well-mannered Thompson 'patient' over recovery, believes US will win World Cup

Golden State Warriors' star shooter Klay Thompson said it will take "patience and hard work" to recover fully from his torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).
Soure:Global Times: 2019/9/9 21:08:41

Scola propels Argentina towards World Cup glory

Luis Scola is 39, his hair has more than a few streaks of grey and at the Basketball World Cup in China he has shared the court with rivals half his age. But Argentina's evergreen captain is playing a big part in the country's bid to win the world crown for the first time since the inaugural edition in 1950.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/9 19:38:39

China beats South Korea 77-73 at FIBA World Cup

Thanks to Guo Ailun's five points in the last two minutes, China rallied past South Korea 77-73 in the classification round of the FIBA Basketball World Cup, preserving its hopes of direct qualification for the Tokyo Olympics.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/9/7 10:56:36

Hosts China stung by World Cup exit

The knives were out in China on Thursday after the basketball World Cup hosts failed to reach the second round, triggering criticism normally reserved for the country's woeful soccer squad.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/5 22:03:40

Fans furious after China fails to make it to final 16 at FIBA World Cup

Chinese basketball fans were furious after China's national basketball team failed to make into the last 16 of FIBA World Cup on Wednesday, as the team suffered a disappointing 72-59 defeat to Venezuela in Beijing.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/9/5 2:25:32

Size doesn't matter in World Cup

They are the joint-shortest team at the Basketball World Cup in China but the Dominican Republic is proving that size isn't everything after winning both of their opening matches.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/4 19:48:40

Zhou under fire after disappointing performance in loss

For costing China's lead in the final minutes of Monday's game that ended up with a 79-76 loss to Poland at the FIBA World Cup, China's center Zhou Qi drew heavy online criticism following for his poor performance.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/9/3 19:58:41

Philadelphia rally to beat Atlanta, seize MLS East top spot

The Philadelphia Union roared back with three second-half goals on Saturday to beat reigning champions Atlanta 3-1 in a battle for first place in Major League Soccer's (MLS) Eastern Conference.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/1 19:33:40

Australia slay Canada in World Cup's 'Group of Death'

Australia drew first blood in the so-called Group of Death at the Basketball World Cup with a nail-biting 108-92 victory over Canada on Sunday in China.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/1 19:28:40

Team China scores first win at basketball World Cup

China's basketball head coach Li Nan says the team should be prepared for tougher battles at the World Cup, after China eked out a 70-55 win against Côte d'Ivoire in their opening game in Beijing.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/9/1 0:48:06

China has won the opening game at FIBA World Cup

China won the opening game at the home basketball Word Cup by defeating Coted'Ivoire 70-55 in Wukesong Arena in Beijing on Aug 31.Photos: Cui Meng/GT
Soure:Global Times: 2019/8/31 23:01:00

Jokic ready for World Cup

Nikola Jokic was always tall - as a teenager he had to lie down in school photos to fit inside the frame.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/29 20:48:40

Kobe, Shaq squash renewed feud speculation

Kobe Bryant insisted Wednesday he has "no beef" with Shaquille O'Neal as the former Los Angeles Lakers teammates hit social media to say their sometimes strained relationship was "all good."
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/29 19:18:41

Gobert carries France forward

France hope a team filled with NBA players and led by the league's towering two-time Defensive Player of the Year Rudy Gobert have a good shot at winning the World Cup in China.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/29 19:13:40

Canada's World Cup hopes get shot in the arm from Raptors' coach Nurse

Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse had barely finished celebrating the team's first NBA title in June when he took on his next formidable challenge - guiding Canada in the Basketball World Cup.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/27 20:53:41

No 'Dream Team' but USA squad for World Cup remains strong

So many NBA headliners from the USA are skipping the Basketball World Cup in China that they would assemble a formidable all-star squad of their own.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/27 20:53:41