Anything to do with Basketball

54935a891902e2aabfc16d0ef9ab31da Americo @Americo - 8 months ago
Women's Basketball World Cup: United States win record-extending 11th title
The United States win a record-extending 11th women's basketball World Cup title with an 83-61 victory over China in Sydney.
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24490084fc6f12363038e6f513dd8ace Myles @Myles - 8 months ago
Mali players apologise for fighting at Women's World Cup - Reuters
Two Mali basketball players who were filmed fighting with each other at the Women's World Cup have apologised, saying they were frustrated after their team were eliminated from the tournament.
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C00261b321f2a17e788496ab5cfcebed Jaydon @Jaydon - 8 months ago
Mali players filmed fighting each other at women’s basketball World Cup
Scuffle breaks out in media mixed zone after loss to SerbiaWinless Mali out of knockout-stage contention in SydneyBasketball’s world governing body has opened an investigation after players on the Mali women’s team were filmed physi…
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0cefff9aac729a36835c46e07795e1e7 Mariano @Mariano - 8 months ago
FIBA investigating fight between Mali players at Women's World Cup - Reuters
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) launched an investigation on Tuesday after two Mali players were filmed fighting with each other after their team were eliminated from the Women's World Cup.
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6fbf27ec08c2f7663e39dc017353475e Josiah @Josiah - 8 months ago
Why did old times boxers stand like that?
Looking back at the history of sports is always entertaining. For example, the dramatic shift in how basketball players wear their shorts today as opposed to forty years ago. Or, staying on the subject of basketball, how dribbling became synonymous with the g…
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A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - 8 months ago
Read an Excerpt From Actor Omar Epps' Exciting New Afrofuturistic YA Fantasy Novel
Billed as “for fans of Black Panther and Children of Blood and Bone,” Nubia: The Awakening has another draw: it’s co-written by actor and producer Omar Epps, whose dozens of credits include Scream 2, Love & Basketball, House, and This Is Us. io9 has an exclus…
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3917a54ef2e71f0b2d57dd0d63e0f2fb Cameron @Cameron - 8 months ago
Former UCLA basketball great Greg Lee dies at 70 - Reuters
Greg Lee, famous for helping lead UCLA to a pair of undefeated national championship seasons during its legendary John Wooden run in 1971-72 and 1972-73, died Wednesday at the age of 70.
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C32976707dcb28036c1f4ea777f1875b Kraig @Kraig - 8 months ago
U.S. women skip jersey number 15 at World Cup to honour Griner - Reuters
USA Basketball said none of its players at the Women's World Cup would wear the number 15 when the tournament begins on Thursday, in honour of Brittney Griner, who was sentenced to nine years in prison in Russia on drug charges last month.
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E156d09edb938373e3543d1b385a51d4 Felicita @Felicita - 9 months ago
Suns owner Sarver announces plans to sell team - Reuters
Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver on Wednesday said he is seeking buyers for the team a week after being suspended for a year and fined $10 million by the National Basketball Association (NBA) following an investigation into allegations of workplace misconduct.
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0dc07c0d4e39afa6eb19dda76eb11879 Kristina @Kristina - 9 months ago
Mom must pay $9K for telling daughter to hit sports opponent
A California mother must pay more than $9,000 in restitution and apologize to a teenage basketball player she told her daughter to hit during a youth...
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F8901f0cff3b25b34627127dbc99fb89 Allene @Allene - 9 months ago
Michael Jordan's 'Last Dance' jersey fetches record $10.1m
It was reminiscent of a season where Jordan won his sixth and final NBA title with the Chicago Bulls.
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29d678841773a96cd144675798d50e70 Maida @Maida - 9 months ago
A Michael Jordan jersey is sold for over $10 million, setting a new record
The basketball legend wore the jersey during the 1998 NBA finals, which would cap the Chicago Bulls' historic championship run in the 1990s. The sale price set a record for game-worn collectibles.
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Aafc872a384e36f0c748991d0e7580c6 Minnie @Minnie - 9 months ago
PayPal won't renew Suns sponsorship if team owner stays on after suspension -
PayPal Holdings (PYPL.O) will not renew their jersey sponsorship with the National Basketball Association's Phoenix Suns if team owner Robert Sarver remains with the club after serving his…
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Cc9f6ece4882994c85a7dc0305a4b841 Marjory @Marjory - 9 months ago
Former NBPA head Roberts to oversee launch of interactive league - Reuters
Former National Basketball Players Association Executive Director Michele Roberts will help to oversee the launch of a four-team basketball league that will be played on an interactive LED court, Fan Controlled Sports & Entertainment said on Wednesday.
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367ec04c80b95de4cfdf036599b35350 Garnet @Garnet - 9 months ago
Suns owner banned for one year, fined $10 mln over workplace conduct -
Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver was suspended for one year and fined $10 million by the National Basketball Association (NBA) on Tuesday following an independent investigation into allegations over workplace misconduct.
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Ac7d6ae4836b778c0e45d9f73deed0cb Delia @Delia - 9 months ago
Aces forward Wilson named WNBA Most Valuable Player - Reuters
Las Vegas Aces forward A'ja Wilson has been named the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) Most Valuable Player after leading her team to the top seed in the postseason, the league said on Wednesday.
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25dc49998970e9ad413d98493dfe5d6c Teagan @Teagan - 9 months ago
Nowitzki's No. 14 jersey retired by German national team - Reuters
Dirk Nowitzki, widely considered one of the best foreign-born NBA players of all-time, had his No. 14 international jersey retired on Thursday by the German Basketball Federation ahead of the opening day of the FIBA EuroBasket 2022 in Cologne.
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B2e1b8b378e5e7660ec2a2923ad69789 Marlon @Marlon - 9 months ago
Basketball icon Sue Bird plays her last game after two legendary decades in the WNBA
The Seattle Storm lost its semifinal game on Tuesday, bringing a bittersweet end to what the 41-year-old had said would be her final season. She retires as the winningest WNBA player of all time.
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F0eeb861062e22bc7a935a0992b58cb8 Ariel @Ariel - 9 months ago
Good news: UPS driver's unscheduled stop caught on camera
A UPS driver surprises a young boy by joining him for a game of basketball on his driveway
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34392094b518c79e322481ceb0004cbf Colin @Colin - 9 months ago
Woman arrested outside Kentucky coach John Calipari's home
University of Kentucky police arrested a woman Tuesday for trying to enter the property of men’s basketball coach John Calipari. University spokeswoman...
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6b970372434ca9c9def5abb121107916 Rex @Rex - 9 months ago
J. Cole Scores As NBA 2K23 Cover Star
The team up “celebrates the intersection of music and basketball culture,” according to the company’s press release.
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61d3ff630fa6a556085f59f9ba20938e Assunta @Assunta - 9 months ago
South Carolina's Dawn Staley on the future of Women's college sports
Dawn Staley is on top of the Women's college basketball world and connected with Mackenzie Salmon on Sports Seriously.
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61d3ff630fa6a556085f59f9ba20938e Assunta @Assunta - 9 months ago
How Pete Carril of Princeton Changed Basketball, the NBA—And Me
The long-time Princeton basketball coach, who died on Monday, at 92, employed an efficient style that is favored by the modern NBA.
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34392094b518c79e322481ceb0004cbf Colin @Colin - 9 months ago
Bill Russell: Late Boston Celtics legend's number six jersey retired by all NBA teams
The NBA will honour late 11-time champion Bill Russell by retiring his jersey number six across the league.
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394b4c0c4dd468b433ba43c77bdbb708 Bart @Bart - 9 months ago
Take a tour of Michael Jordan's Chicago mansion that's been on the market for 10 years and why he...
It was first listed for $29 million and has cool, personalized touches like a Jordan-branded basketball court. But that may be working against him.
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