Basketball

LOS ANGELES LAKERS SUPERSTAR LeBron James has agreed to a two-year, $85 million contract extension, through to 2023, when he will be 38 years old, his agent, Rich Paul of Klutch Sports Group, told ESPN and multiple news outlets Wednesday.

This extension is a longer commitment than the NBA all star gave Cleveland in his last stop.

LeBron has said he wants the Lakers to be the final stop in his career, and Tuesday he took a big step to making that a reality.

Dec 02, 2020 14:12
NEW YORK: The build-up to the NBA’s 2020-21 season tipped-off with a media week. From a first-time Bubble to a first-time 72-game season, the teams are gearing up to the new normal. But Doc Rivers, Philadelphia 76ers’ new head coach was as honest as he could be about the upcoming season. “I’m very concerned if we can pull this off.
Dec 01, 2020 18:12
STEPHEN CURRY HAS JOINED THE ranks of sporting icons developing a personalised legacy line of sportswear. The Golden State Warriors superstar has partnered with Under Armour to create the Curry Brand, which launches Tuesday, December 1 and features footwear, apparel and accessories.
Nov 26, 2020 20:11
NEW YORK: The NBA and the Indiana Pacers announced Wednesday that NBA All-Star in Indianapolis, which was originally scheduled for Feb. 12-14, 2021, will now be held Feb. 16-18, 2024.   Public health conditions prevented the Pacers, the NBA All-Star Host Committee and the NBA from appropriately planning and executing fan-focused All-Star activities in Indianapolis that were envisioned for this February.
Nov 19, 2020 11:11
NEW YORK: The NBA Wednesday announced important aspects for the upcoming 2020-21 season - the 75th year of the league. The league's 2020-21 season will see each team play 72 regular-season games beginning on Dec. 22. As per the official release, here are the key aspects in relation to the structuring of these 72 games:
Nov 18, 2020 16:11
NEW YORK: NBA Draft 2020 presented by State Farm® will be held virtually on Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET at ESPN’s studios in Bristol, Connecticut, airing live on ESPN, ESPN Radio and the ESPN App.  
Nov 11, 2020 11:11
NEW YORK: The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association have reached agreement in principle on the start of the 2020-21 season, as well as adjustments to certain provisions of the current collective bargaining agreement impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The agreement is subject to a vote by the league's Board of Governors.
Nov 06, 2020 17:11
NEW YORK: The NBA's plan to begin the 2021 season on December 22 has cleared a significant hurdle, with the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) representatives voting to approve the proposed 72-game season starting on that date.
Oct 28, 2020 17:10
NEW DELHI: The first meeting of the HRD parliamentary standing committee headed by BJP’s Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, member of the Rajya Sabha (Upper House of Parliament), was held here Tuesday.       Its mandate - to oversee preparations for next year's Tokyo Olympics. It goes without saying that it is not often that parliamentary standing committees are assigned such tasks. 
Oct 12, 2020 13:10
NEW YORK: After having tipped off over a year ago, the 2019-20 NBA season came to a close Sunday with the Los Angeles Lakers attaining basketball immortality as they captured the 2020 NBA title with a dominating 106-93 win over the Miami Heat in Game 6 of the NBA Finals.
Oct 07, 2020 16:10
MUMBAI: NBA Academy India prospect Amaan Sandhu has signed with First Love Christian Academy (FLCA), a private high school in Washington, Pennsylvania.   The 18-year old becomes the third male student-athlete from the NBA Academy India to get a high-school basketball scholarship in the US.