Basketball

Hawks upset Pacers in playoff opener

Hawks upset Pacers in playoff opener

INDIANAPOLIS — Road teams dominated on the opening day of the NBA playoffs, with the Atlanta Hawks pulling off the biggest upset with victory at Eastern Conference top seed the...

Gallery: Future of Miami’s Big 3 on the line

Future of Miami’s Big 3 on the line

MIAMI — The Miami Heat may not be entering the playoffs as the top seeds, but they are still very much the team to beat, and anything less than a third consecutive NBA title...

Jeffers could call S’pore home

Jeffers could call S’pore home

SINGAPORE — The Republic’s bid to improve on the basketball bronze medal won last December in Myanmar could get a boost in the shape of former Singapore Slingers centre Kyle...

Knicks give Jackson a winning start

Knicks give Jackson a winning start

NEW YORK — Phil Jackson’s arrival as New York Knicks President has generated a variety of emotions within the organisation. There is excitement. There is optimism. But there is...

Jackson ready to make changes

Jackson ready to make changes

NEW YORK — New York Knicks basketball chief Phil Jackson has said he wants to reshape the club into a more fluid, ball-sharing team and that Carmelo Anthony is part of the...

Lakers’ Nash shut down for NBA season: Report

Lakers’ Nash shut down for NBA season: Report

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Nash has been officially ruled out for the rest of the season, according to a report on the National Basketball Association’s...

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