Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
International basketball's governing body said Tuesday that players will be allowed to wear religious head coverings, such as hijabs or turbans, on a trial basis in some competitions.
NEW ORLEANS - Agence France-Presse
Kyrie Irving scored 31 points and Carmelo Anthony added 30 to power the East over the West 163-155 Sunday in the highest-scoring NBA All-Star Game in history.
Turkey, Greece, Brazil and Finland were awarded wild card spots for the 2014 World Basketball Championship in Spain, it was announced on Feb. 1.
Washington's John Wall won the Slam Dunk Contest and Italy's Marco Belinelli captured the 3-Point Shootout in skills competitions on Saturday ahead of the 63rd NBA All-Star Game.
MIAMI - Agence France-Presse
LeBron James won the last two MVP awards but his grip on the trophy could be slipping after Kevin Durant's Oklahoma City Thunder dominated the Miami Heat 112-95 Wednesday.
Basketball’s brightest stars, LeBron James and Kevin Durant, will face in the NBA All-Star game in New Orleans on Feb. 16.
NEW YORK - Agence France-Presse
David Stern steps down as the NBA commissioner, after 30 years that have seen him turn the league into a global attraction. Stern’s right-hand man Adam Silver takes over the seat
PHOENIX - Agence France-Presse
LeBron James scored 37 points and Chris Bosh added 21 to power the reigning NBA champion Miami Heat over the Phoenix Suns 103-97 Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES - Anadolu Agency
LA’s new sexy and ambition-filled Los Angeles Clippers announced the signing of veteran Turkish forward Hedo Türkoğlu as a free agent
BARCELONA - Agence France-Presse
Turkey will have a to play a rematch of 2010 basketball world championships final against the USA in the Group stage of the next FIBA championships
Both Anadolu Efes and Galatasaray lost their first Euroleague Top 16 games as the stage is organized for the first time in a two-groups-of-eight format
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