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Rockets stun champs

The new-look Houston Rockets roared back to beat NBA champions Golden State 122-121 on Tuesday, spoiling a celebratory night at the Warriors’ Oracle Arena in Oakland.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/18 19:43:39

Cavaliers edge past Celtics in season opener

Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward broke his left ankle just five minutes into the NBA season opener against the Cleveland Cavaliers as the home team triumphed against Celtics with 102-99 on Tuesday night.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/18 17:26:24

Exum set for operation

Utah Jazz point guard Dante Exum will have surgery next week on his injured left shoulder, the team said Monday, with no timetable set for his NBA return.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/17 22:13:39

LeBron in doubt for Tue

Four-time NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James will not play in Cleveland's last preseason game and is questionable for the season opener against Boston on Tuesday next week, Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue said Wednesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/12 23:13:40

LeBron James likely to play preseason game against Pacers after ankle injury

LeBron James went through a full practice on Thursday for the first time since tweaking his left ankle last week and might play Friday's preseason game against the Indiana Pacers.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/6 10:10:32

Wade joins James on Cleveland Cavaliers with a one-year contract

Dwyane Wade confirmed on Wednesday that he has picked the Cleveland Cavaliers for a one-year, 2.3 million US dollars deal and will pair LeBron James again after their success at the Miami Heat.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/9/28 14:29:09

Wade, Bulls to part ways

Dwyane Wade and the Chicago Bulls have agreed to part ways after the veteran point guard's first season with his hometown team, the US media reported on Sunday night.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/9/25 23:18:39

Golden State Warriors star Curry has no intention of visiting White House as NBA champions

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry is not in favor of the defending NBA champions' potentially visiting the White House to celebrate their title with President Donald Trump.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/9/23 18:45:06

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