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Young generation takes Chinese hoops stage 10 years on

Ten years after China's national basketball team finished eighth at the Beijing Olympic Games, the younger generation of players have now emerged on center stage.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/9/17 23:08:41

Britain's Deng joins Timberwolves for 15th NBA campaign

Britain's Luol Deng has signed a one-year NBA deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, becoming the fourth former Chicago Bulls player to join ex-Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau's squad.
Soure:Agencies: 2018/9/11 21:58:41

Coach happy with Chinese players' performance at Asiad

Chinese national basketball team head coach Li Nan said he is happy to see his players regain confidence after winning the gold medal at the Asian Games.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/9/3 22:33:42

PKU basketball team defeats NCAA champion Vilanova

Visiting Peking University (PKU) basketball team has defeated NCAA reigning champion Villanova University team 93-62 in a friendly on Thursday, culminating their nine-day trip to the US.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/9/2 17:08:53

San Antonio Spurs' Ginobili retires from basketball

San Antonio Spurs' Argentine veteran shooting guard Manu Ginobili, 41, announced his retirement from basketball on Monday, ending his 23-year career that included four NBA Finals wins.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/8/28 9:26:32

Fearlessness fuels success: James

NBA superstar Lebron James told his fans not to fear failure as the new Los Angeles Laker eyes a revival for the former NBA champions.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/8/26 22:13:40

Korea still united despite first Asian Games loss

A joint Korean women's basketball team recorded their first loss at the Asian Games on Friday but their coach insisted the players have put aside their national identities and are determined to win as a united squad.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/17 22:43:42

Perfect basket

China's Han Xu (right) and Japan's Moe Nagata (top) watch the ball go through the hoop in their women's basketball preliminary Group B game between Japan and China during the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on Friday. China beat Japanese 105-73.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/17 22:38:40

NBA releases Philippines' Clarkson for Asian Games

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson will suit up for the Philippines at the Asian Games in Indonesia, the country's basketball federation announced Wednesday, just days after the NBA said it would not release him for the event.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/15 22:18:43

Sanctions-hit Philippines to send basketball team to Asian Games after all

The Philippines said Sunday it would send a men's basketball team to the Asian Games in Indonesia, just days ­after abruptly pulling out in the wake of an on-court brawl with Australia at a World Cup qualifier.
Soure:AFP: 2018/8/5 22:38:40

Parker makes switch to Charlotte official

Four-time NBA champion Tony Parker officially became a member of the Charlotte Hornets on Monday, joining the Eastern Conference team after 17 seasons with the San Antonio Spurs.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/24 22:38:39

15 suspended for 'basketbrawl'

Basketball's governing body FIBA on Thursday handed down hefty fines and suspensions over an ugly on-court melee in Manila between the Philippine and Australian national teams during a World Cup qualifier.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/19 23:43:41

Golden State Warriors hand Kerr contract extension

The Golden State Warriors handed head coach Steve Kerr a contract extension on Tuesday, locking in the man who has led the franchise to three NBA Finals crowns in four seasons since 2015.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/18 22:48:40

Past LeBron foe Stephenson joins Lakers

Lance Stephenson, who once blew in the left ear of LeBron James trying to disrupt the NBA superstar, signed a new contract on Tuesday to join James on the Los Angeles Lakers.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/11 23:13:41

LeBron signs Lakers deal

LeBron James signed his new four-year NBA contract worth $154 million with the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday, with Lakers President Earvin “Magic” Johnson calling it a “huge step” for the team.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/10 22:28:41

Paul re-signs with Rockets, Durant extends GS deal

Nine-time NBA All-Star Chris Paul officially signed a new contract with the Houston Rockets on Sunday, reuniting with NBA Most Valuable Player James Harden to make Houston a title contender.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/9 22:53:40

Star guard Booker signs 5-year, $158 million max extension with Suns

Star guard Devin Booker signed a maximum contract extension with the Phoenix Suns on Saturday worth a reported $158 million over five years.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/8 22:32:47

All-Star guard Rajon Rondo joins LeBron James' revamped Lakers

Rajon Rondo, who helped the Boston Celtics win an NBA title in 2008, has reportedly joined LeBron James on the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday as a revamped lineup begins to take shape.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/3 22:53:42