Basketball

NBA BANS NINJA-STYLE HEADBANDS IN 2019-2020

Last season in the NBA there was a huge explosion of a new style of headband that many dubbed “the ninja”. Players like Maurice Harkless and Jimmy Butler pioneered the new look, one which was a fresh addition to the...

Mario Hezonja Stops King Lebron

Mario Hezonja has taken his Croatian rep as an elite trash-talker all the way to the NBA, though it hasn’t led to much NBA success despite being drafted No. 5 overall. Despite his status as a fringe player who’s...

FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019’s 32-team field complete after Qualifiers come to an end

All 32 teams that will compete at the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 in China this summer (August 31-September 15) are known following the conclusion on Monday of the sixth and final window of the Qualifiers. This...

NBA begins plan to launch a professional basketball league in Africa (photos)

Ycee, Vandess Mdee, Cassper Nyovest and Sho Madjozi spotted at All-star Weeken. The stars attended the event to support Africa as the National Basketball Association moves to launch basketball league in Africa - It...

USA Basketball Men’s World Cup Qualifying Team Races Past Panama 111-80

The USA Basketball Men’s World Cup Qualifying Team (9-2) needed just a few minutes to find its groove before cruising to a record-setting, 111-80 win over Panama (4-7) on Friday night at The Fieldhouse at Greensboro...

Tightest NBL Season Brings Record Crowds

The NBL is celebrating record attendance figures after the closest regular season in history strengthened its claims as one of the world's best leagues outside of the United States. A total of 714,346 fans attended...

LeBron Says Owning NBA Club ‘Would Have To Be Right Fit’

LeBron James says that following fellow NBA superstar Michael Jordan into owning an NBA club is "more of an aspiration" than dream as he prepares for a 15th NBA All-Star Game. The 34-year-old Los Angeles Lakers...

Team LeBron Overcomes 20-point deficit to Sink Team Giannis

The 2019 NBA All-Star Game is in the books, and once again, the new format didn't disappoint. After taking the first half to show out and make highlights, things got serious even earlier than last season's edition. Team...

Warriors Score NBA-Record 51 Points in 1st Quarter

The Golden State Warriors scored an NBA-record 51 points in the first quarter against the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night. Kevin Durant led the way with 17 points as the Warriors shot 76 percent from the field. The...