Spurs coach Popovich named NBA coach of year

Washington, April 23 (IANS) — San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has been named NBA coach of the year for the third... (more...)

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Blazers beat Rockets in overtime

Houston, April 21 (IANS) — Portland Trail Blazers edged past the Houston Rockets 122-120 in overtime at the Toyota... (more...)

LeBron James leads 2013-2014 NBA jersey sales

Washington, April 18 (IANS) — Miami Heat star LeBron James finished another season as a leader of jersey sales, according... (more...)

James Young to enter NBA draft

Washington, April 18 (IANS) — Kentucky freshman James Young has decided to enter 2014 NBA draft, announced the Michigan... (more...)

Jabari Parker to enter NBA draft

Washington, April 18 (IANS) — Duke freshman scorer Jabari Parker would enter the 2014 NBA draft after a year of college... (more...)

Rockets finally take down Spurs

Houston, April 15 (IANS) — Houston Rockets secured their last victory ahead of the NBA playoffs at the Toyota Center... (more...)

Dallas secure playoff spot in NBA

New York, April 13 (IANS) — Dallas Mavericks sealed their place in the NBA play-offs with a 101-98 win over Phoenix... (more...)

Rockets come from behind to defeat Pelicans

Houston, April 13 (IANS) — Houston Rockets came from behind in the final quarter to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 111-104... (more...)

NBA: Tony Parker sidelined due to back sprain

Washington, April 8 (IANS) — San Antonio Spurs point-guard Tony Parker has been sidelined due to a back sprain and... (more...)


Sacramento Kings to host Bollywood night at NBA games (w/gallery)

Sacramento Kings dancers ◄ Back Next ► ◄ Back Next ► Picture... (more...)

Raptors in NBA playoffs after beating Magic

Washington, March 31 (IANS) — Toronto Raptors booked their first NBA playoff berth since 2008 after beating the Orlando... (more...)

76ers snap 26-game skid beating Pistons

Washinton, March 30 (IANS) — The Philadelphia 76ers beat Detroit Pistons 123-98 to stop the NBA record-tying 26-game... (more...)

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