Two players from India's national basketball team have missed early games in the Jones Cup being held in Taipei because of a mistake by a travel agency and not because of a deliberate act, Taiwan's representative to India said Tuesday.1 Comment
"Chinese Taipei" captain Liu Cheng (劉錚) scores a point in a match against the Philippines' Mighty Sports at the 38th William Jones Cup international basketball tournament in New Taipei City on Sunday, July 24.
Kevin Durant scored 23 points and DeMarcus Cousins pulled down 15 rebounds as the United States cruised past Argentina 111-74 in their first tune-up for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Jeremy Lin has officially returned to the New York area. He captivated the city in his Linsanity era when he averaged 24 points, nine assists and four rebounds for the Knicks during a 10-game stretch in February 2012.
Tamika Catchings had 23 points and four steals to help the Indiana Fever hand the Los Angeles Sparks their first two-game losing streak of the season in a 92-82 victory Tuesday night.
Retired NBA basketball player Kobe Bryant is "slimed" after receiving the Legend Award during the 2016 Kids' Choice Sports Awards at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 14.
The San Antonio Spurs signed Pau Gasol, beefing up a front line that will be without Tim Duncan next season for the first time in 19 years. They brought back guard Manu Ginobili, too.
NBA star Kevin Durant gestures while giving instructions to university basketball players at a stadium of National Taiwan University in Taipei, Friday, July 15. Durant, arriving on Thursday on his third visit to Taiwan, conducted two basketball workshops on the second day of the current trip.
A look at some of the highlights from the eight games Wednesday at the Las Vegas Summer League:
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday that the league might look at ways of maintaining competitive balance following Kevin Durant's blockbuster move to join the Golden State Warriors.