Basketball

France stun Spain as Serbia rout Brazil

France stun Spain as Serbia rout Brazil

MADRID – Huge upsets lit up the basketball World Cup on Wednesday (Thursday morning, Sept 11, Singapore time) as France beat hosts Spain 65-52 while Serbia thumped Brazil 84-56...

Racism rears its head in NBA again

Racism rears its head in NBA again

NEW YORK — For the second time since April, America’s National Basketball Association has been rocked by a disclosure from a team owner that the presence of black fans at games...

US basketball team faces haka for the first time

US basketball team faces haka for the first time

BILBAO — The New Zealand basketball team, the Tall Blacks, performed the haka before the start of their match against the USA team at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain.

Scott’s back as Lakers coach

Scott’s back as Lakers coach

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers have appointed former player Byron Scott as their new head coach, bringing an end to their “extensive and thorough” search for Mike D’Antoni...

Wages or wins

Wages or wins

NEW YORK — After weeks of excitement, rumour and surprise, the NBA free-agency frenzy has cooled.

CEO: Clippers coach to quit if Sterling stays

CEO: Clippers coach to quit if Sterling stays

LOS ANGELES — The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified yesterday (July 22) that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the...

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