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  • NBA eyes India as part of global drive

    NEW YORK: The NBA is forging ahead with plans for world domination, hoping that India will be the next Asian power to be seduced by hoop dreams after already captivating China...

    The landmark appearance of Sim Bhullar for the Sacramento Kings last month, the first player of Indian descent to score in the NBA, gave a fresh jolt to the league's bid to win over the cricket-mad nation of 1...

  • Satnam Singh becomes first Indian to make it to NBA

    NEW DELHI: India's Satnam Singh Bhamara is hoping his historic selection in the NBA will kickstart a basketball boom in his cricket-obsessed home country...

    The 19-year-old centre admitted he was incredibly nervous in the run up to the NBA Draft, which saw him become the first India-born selection when he was chosen by the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday...

  • US NBA stars tested by Aussies in 98-88 win

    RIO DE JANEIRO: Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points and Kyrie Irving added 19 as the United States team of NBA stars rallied in the second half to escape upset-minded Australia 98-88 at the Rio Olympics...

    ”The Australians, ousted by the Americans in the 2008 and 2012 Olympic quarter-finals, have four players who won NBA titles and had talked of pulling off an upset...

  • Rockets, Lakers outshine rivals in NBA fixtures

    After three preseason games, Harden has three points-assists double-doubles the most recent one Sunday in Shanghai, when he had 26 points and 15 assists to help the Houston Rockets beat the New Orleans Pelicans 123-117 in an NBA Global Games matchup...

    They’ll be seeing even more NBA in China this season...

  • LeBron James carries Cavaliers into NBA finals

    The Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 87-79 on Sunday in game seven of their Eastern Conference championship series to reach their fourth straight NBA finals...

    LeBron James scored 35 points, 15 rebounds and nine assists as he booked his place in his eighth straight NBA finals and raised his record to 6-2 in game sevens...

  • NBA-No high-fives with fans, only fist-bumps, players told as virus precaution

    NBA players should fist-bump with fans instead of high-fiving them and avoid taking items to autograph, the league told teams in a memo listing short-term recommendations to limit the spread of the coronavirus...

    “The NBA and the Players Association will continue to work with leading experts and team physicians to provide up-to-date information and recommended practices that should be followed to prevent the spread of the...

  • In 2015, anti-state violence in Pakistan fell below 2008 levels: HRCP report

    The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan in its 'State of Human Rights in 2015 report' found that anti-state violence in Pakistan over the past year fell below 2008 levels, while there was a 40 per cent decrease in violence-related deaths in 2015...

    The report examines Pakistan's performance in various areas, including violence, human rights, rights of women and children, education, health and housing, among others...

  • Clinton’s 2016 White House launch contrasts with her 2008 bid

    Clinton, who begins the 2016 presidential race as the commanding Democratic front-runner, entered the fray with a flurry of video, email and social media announcements that indicated she had absorbed some of the lessons of her painful 2008 loss and would not take anything for granted this time...

    One analyst noted the picture of Clinton on her launch website, holding a paper coffee cup and talking to a grey-haired man and woman,...

  • IOC denies covering up 2008 Olympic doping cases

    LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) denied on Monday that it covered up doping cases from the 2008 Beijing Olympics after a German TV programme revealed that positive tests by Jamaican sprinters were not prosecuted...

    “During the re-analysis of the stored urine samples from the Olympic Games Beijing 2008, the laboratory found in a number of cases of athletes from a number of countries and from a number of different...

  • SECP blames ‘floor’ for 2008 market crash

    ISLAMABAD: The report on the 2008 stock market crash was made public by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Tuesday...

    ”The incumbent SECP chairman and the relevant staff who were in the Securities Market Division (SMD) in 2008 emphasised that the corporate sector regulator failed to fulfill his duties...

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