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Missing NBA stars spark Australian consumer watchdog probe

Australia's consumer watchdog has launched a probe into the use of NBA superstars to promote pre-World Cup exhibition games by Team USA despite many of them pulling out, leaving fans fuming.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/18 17:28:39

Star guard aims for top performance

Arguably the best guard in Asia, Chinese men's national basketball team's star player Guo Ailun told the Global Times Thursday he is ready to help Team ­China to produce the best game they have got at the upcoming FIBA World Cup on home soil.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/8/8 21:06:54

Injury not fault of Warriors: Durant

Kevin Durant said the Golden State Warriors aren't responsible for the Achilles injury that likely will force him to sit out the 2019-20 season.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/8/8 20:08:40

NCAA raises bar for criteria of agents repping NBA hopefuls

The NCAA has issued stringent certification requirements for agents wishing to represent US collegiate basketball players who want to test the NBA draft waters.
Soure:AFP: 2019/8/7 18:18:42

Sixers star Simmons pulls out of Aussie games

Ben Simmons, recently signed to a five-year, $170 million contract extension with the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers, has pulled out of Australia's exhibition games ahead of the World Cup.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/29 19:33:41

Pau Gasol agrees to Trail Blazers deal

Spanish star center Pau Gasol, a two-time NBA champion, has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Portland Trail Blazers, ESPN reported Wednesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2019/7/25 17:33:40

International grass-roots bastketball tournament to start in August in Shanghai

Team Beijing won the Chinese championship of the King of Kings international grass-roots basketball league, as they are set to represent China in the international competition in August along with runners-up Team Chongqing.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/7/25 17:28:42

Kawhi, George dreaming big

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George made their debuts Wednesday as Los Angeles Clippers teammates, vowing to turn their hometown club into an NBA champion and eclipse city rival Lakers.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/25 17:23:41

Younger bro of reigning MVP joins Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Monday they have gained the rights to Kostas Antetokounmpo, younger brother of Milwaukee's NBA Most Valuable Player Giannis.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/23 22:28:41

76ers' Simmons confirms no FIBA World Cup play for Australia

Philadelphia 76ers guard Ben Simmons on Tuesday confirmed on Twitter what many were recently expecting: He will not play for Australia in the FIBA World Cup that runs from August 31 to September 15 in China.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/7/17 19:23:43

NBA allows coach's challenge

NBA team owners unanimously approved two changes to instant replay rules on Tuesday that will allow a coach's challenge and other video reviews triggered by the NBA Replay Center.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/10 20:38:40

Lakers officially bring Davis into the fold

The Los Angeles Lakers made it official on Saturday, announcing they have signed forward Anthony Davis, who they hope will form a dynamic one-two punch with superstar LeBron James.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/7 19:18:40

Free agency moves shake NBA landscape

Kawhi Leonard's uncertain NBA free agency fate kept three teams in limbo Monday as players continued to make deals to shake the league landscape.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/2 19:23:42

James Harden apologizes for traffic violation in Shanghai

Houston Rockets star James Harden is used to flying past defenders in the NBA, but he was swiftly blocked by a traffic officer in China as he rode a scooter in Shanghai.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/1 19:23:40

Durant headed to Nets on $164 million deal

Two-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Kevin Durant announced Sunday that he will leave the Golden State Warriors, his team since 2016, to join the Brooklyn Nets.
Soure:AFP: 2019/7/1 17:58:39

Durant, Leonard talk about becoming NBA teammates

Two-time NBA Finals Most Valuable Players Kevin Durant and Kawhi Leonard are talking about becoming teammates, according to multiple reports on the eve of the start of free agency. ESPN and The Athletic websites each cited unnamed sources in reporting Durant and Leonard have discussed the possibility of each signing with the New York Knicks or Los Angeles Clippers.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/30 19:28:40

Antetokounmpo named NBA Most Valuable Player

Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was named the NBA's Most Valuable Player for the 2018-19 regular season on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/6/25 19:38:40

Pelicans picks Zion Williamson as NBA No. 1 draft

Zion Williamson was the No. 1 pick of the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday night.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/6/21 11:33:23