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Nightmare before Halloween for Warriors

The Golden State Warriors suffered their second mauling of the season on Sunday, crashing to a 120-92 defeat against a rampant Oklahoma City Thunder.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/28 20:48:42

Suns shine to upstage Clippers

The Phoenix Suns held off a fourth-quarter charge by the Los Angeles Clippers to squeeze out a 130-122 win on Saturday for their first victory in the series in three years.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/27 19:33:30

Irving's 50 points not enough in Nets debut

Kyrie Irving dazzled in his Brooklyn debut, but his 50 points weren't enough as the Nets fell 127-126 in overtime to the Minnesota Timberwolves in their NBA season-opener.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/24 20:08:41

Leonard, Clippers outfox Lakers in 'Battle for LA'

Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers won the opening round of Los Angeles's revitalized battle for basketball supremacy on Tuesday, defeating LeBron James and the Lakers 112-102 in a pulsating season-opening clash at the Staples Center.
Soure:AFP: 2019/10/23 21:23:39

Russian Professional Basketball Club Appoints First-Ever Cyborg Assistant Head Coach

Russian professional basketball club Parma has hired a very promising assistant for the head coach, and it is hoped that the new employee's "extraordinary" skills will help the team - from the city of Perm - to dominate in the national tournament this season.
Soure:Sputnik: 2019/10/16 18:51:02

Chinese NBA fans choose to stand with country amid Morey spat

Chinese NBA fans choose to stand with country amid Morey comments
Soure:Global Times: 2019/10/10 19:04:26

Shanghai NBA event canceled after Rockets' officials spark controversy

An NBA fan event scheduled for Wednesday night in Shanghai was canceled due to inappropriate tweets made by Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey, besides NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's provocative comment. The billboard of Dongfeng Nissan and the sponsor of the original sports center square were removed from the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center on Wednesday afternoon. All information relating to the sponsors of this event has been removed from the contents of the display board exhibited in front of the sports center. However, the reverse railings in the square are still there, and many security personnel are deployed at the site.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/10/9 16:20:21

NBA fan event in Shanghai canceled due to inappropriate comments

NBA fan event scheduled for Wednesday night in Shanghai is canceled due to Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey's inappropriate tweet and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver's inappropriate comment: Shanghai Sports Federation
Soure:Global Times: 2019/10/9 14:43:15

More partners cancel cooperation with NBA

Tension between the National Basketball Association (NBA) and Chinese society triggered by Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's tweet in support of the Hong Kong protests escalated, with China's top sports television channel, an online sport broadcasting platform and several Chinese companies suspending cooperation with the league on Tuesday.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/10/8 23:43:40

NBA responds to Rockets GM Morey's Hong Kong tweet

The National Basketball Association (NBA) on Sunday made an official response to Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey's improper tweet over China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). The league's Chief Communication Officer Mike Bass said that Morey's post has "deeply offended" the Chinese people and it was "regrettable", but made no apology.
Soure:CGTN: 2019/10/7 17:51:57

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The National Basketball Association (NBA) on Sunday made an official response to Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey's improper tweet over China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). The league's Chief Communication Officer Mike Bass said that Morey's post has "deeply offended" the Chinese people and it was "regrettable", but made no apology.
Soure:CGTN: 2019/10/7 17:47:17

CBA, sponsors halt cooperation with Houston Rockets after GM tweets supporting HK riots

Chinese Basketball Association and a number of the team's sponsors and partners in China announced on Sunday to suspend cooperation with the Houston Rockets after the team's general manager voiced his support for riots in Hong Kong, triggering outrage from Chinese netizens and sports fans.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/10/6 15:45:32

Carter signs with Hawks for historic 22nd NBA campaign

Vince Carter is set to make NBA history this season after signing with the Atlanta Hawks on Friday, the 42-year-old swingman set for his record 22nd league campaign.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/23 20:48:41

High balls, high tackles

From slippery balls to a possible rash of red cards from high tackles, there is no shortage of potential talking points at this year's Rugby World Cup.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/18 17:23:40

France battle back to deny Australia World Cup bronze medal

France roared back after halftime to defeat Australia 67-59 and claim a successive World Cup bronze on Sunday - and extend the Boomers' long wait for a major medal.
Soure:AFP: 2019/9/15 21:18:40

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