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Thursday 05 July 2012
NBA All-Star Luol Deng has been named to headline Great Britain's Olympic basketball squad.
Saturday 30 June 2012
Unusual arrangement seems to work well for Uzbekistan's finest as he reaches round four
Saturday 23 June 2012
It's taken 10 years and many a bruise to his reputation and self-esteem, but LeBron James at last stands at the pinnacle of professional basketball, after leading the Miami Heat to the 2012 NBA championship – the one prize whose absence had prevented his recognition as the finest in his sport.
Friday 22 June 2012
LeBron James was named series MVP after guiding the Miami Heat to a 4-1 triumph over the Oklahoma City Thunder - and claimed the accolade was just reward for two tough years.
Thursday 31 May 2012
The NBA wants to pull basketball's top players out of future Olympic Games and model the competition on the under-23 format used in football.
Sunday 27 May 2012
British Basketball's performance director, Chris Spice, has opened a war of words with the NBA and the Chicago Bulls over Luol Deng's availability for this summer's Olympic Games.
Saturday 28 April 2012
Michael Jordan is, arguably, the best player in NBA history. Now he is indisputably the owner of the worst team in NBA history.
Thursday 26 April 2012
It is fantasy football come true. Thirty-two teams picking future superstars live on TV. By Rupert Cornwell in Washington
Thursday 26 April 2012
It is fantasy football come true. Thirty-two teams picking future gridiron superstars live on prime-time television. What's not to like?
Thursday 19 April 2012
Charlotte Bobcats have six games left to avoid the terrible distinction of becoming the worst team in NBA history.
Wednesday 11 April 2012
Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng is one of three NBA players who have agreed to play in Britain's Olympic team.
Monday 02 April 2012
American sports may be littered with ad breaks, but when it comes to rampant consumerism there's one area where it's left behind by its global brethren: shirt sponsorships.
Wednesday 28 March 2012
A group spear-headed by former basketball great Earvin "Magic" Johnson agreed to buy the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team for a record $2bn, team owner Frank McCourt announced yesterday, capping a two-year drama that started with McCourt's divorce and wound its way through bankruptcy court.
Wednesday 21 March 2012
Barcelona launched a new Facebook application today designed to help the Spanish, European and world champions engage more effectively with their 28 million global fans on the social networking site.
Thursday 08 March 2012
Vladimir Putin suggested yesterday that when he returns to the Kremlin in May he may offer the oligarch Mikhail Prokhorov a position in his government.
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