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Bryant to open academy

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant announced plans on Tuesday for China's first NBA basketball school, a development the 18-time All-Star says will improve the game in the country.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/9/12 23:33:39

Worth the wait

Liaoning players toss their coach Guo Shiqiang in the air after winning the men’s basketball final at the National Games on Friday in Tianjin. Liaoning beat Xinjiang 78-61 to claim their first-ever gold medal in men’s basketball at the National Games in its 58-year history.
Soure:VCG: 2017/9/9 0:18:39

Star not to play for team

Former NBA star Amar'e Stoudemire, who became the most famous name to join Israel's basketball league when he signed with Hapoel Jerusalem last year, will not play for the team next season, the team said Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/9/3 22:58:39

Irving traded to Celtics

The Boston Celtics signed Kyrie Irving from the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday in a blockbuster trade that saw Isaiah Thomas head in the opposition direction, the Celtics confirmed.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/8/23 23:13:49

China, Jordan move to the quarters of FIBA Asia Cup

China made an astonishing comeback Tuesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the FIBA Asia Cup after beating Syria 81-79, while Jordan played a close game against Iraq before winning 84-70 to move to the quarters.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/8/16 9:44:27

NBA releases new schedule

The NBA announced its full 1,230-game schedule for the upcoming season, complete with tweaks designed to reduce wear and tear on players through the grinding 26-week campaign.
Soure:AFP: 2017/8/15 22:33:39

NBA star arrested in LA on suspicion of selling marijuana

Zach Randolph, a two-time NBA all star, was arrested in Los Angeles Thursday on suspicion of possession of marijuana with intent to sell.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/8/11 13:23:56

Celtics to play 76ers in London for regular-season game

The Boston Celtics will meet the Philadelphia 76ers at the O2 Arena in London in January for a regular NBA game, league officials announced Thursday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/8/10 23:23:39

China intl basketball player Liu joins Beijing Ducks on ‘low-salary’ contract

China international point guard Liu Xiaoyu has penned a three-year deal with two-time Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) champions the Beijing Ducks, the capital-based team announced Tuesday.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/8/1 23:18:39

Rose to join Cavaliers

Free agent point guard Derrick Rose and the Cleveland Cavaliers reached agreement on a one-year contract, ESPN reported Monday, citing league sources.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/7/25 23:28:39

1st Lakers coach dies

John Kundla, a Hall of Fame coach who led the Minneapolis Lakers to five NBA titles before the team moved to Los Angeles, died Sunday. He was 101. Kundla, the original coach of the Lakers NBA franchise, had been in a Minneapolis assisted living facility in recent years.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/7/24 23:38:40

NBA China CEO David Shoemaker: Zhou Qi and Ding Yanyuhang seize their opportunities

Chinese promising basketball players Zhou Qi and Ding Yanyuhang seized their opportunities in NBA Summer League, said NBA China CEO David Shoemaker at an Jr.NBA School Basketball All Star Week special activity here.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/7/23 16:06:55

New CBA company boss

Former Houston Rockets ­center Yao Ming has been elected chairman of the board of the company that owns China's top basketball league.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/7/21 23:13:39

Yao Ming elected chairman of the board at CBA company

Former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming has been elected chairman of the board of the company that owns China's top basketball league.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/7/21 10:39:45

Marbury signs with CBA team Beijing Aolong

Beijing Aolong has signed Stephon Marbury on a one-year deal, the Chinese Basketball Association team announced on Wednesday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/7/19 17:13:04

1-day contract for Pierce

American forward Paul Pierce signed a one-day contract with the Boston Celtics on Monday in a move that allows him to retire as a member of the NBA franchise.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/7/19 0:07:00

Brisbane Bullets gear up to face Chinese national "blue" team in Gold Coast

Fans of basketball on Australia's Gold Coast are eagerly anticipating the upcoming action on Tuesday as China's national "Blue" team prepares to take on the Brisbane Bullets in the popular tourist destination later tonight.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/7/18 16:56:30

Croatian basketball team has high hopes for Stankovic Cup

Croatian basketball team that will compete at Stankovic Cup in Shenzhen from July 19 to July 23 left Croatia on Saturday evening with players full of hope that they can represent their country on the highest level.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/7/16 8:44:37