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The Indian U-18 women's basketball team have suffered their third successive loss with a 80-46 defeat to Chinese Taipei at the 23rd FIBA Asia U-18 championship in Bangkok on Tuesday. Meng-Hsin Chen (17 points), Yu-Lin Kao (14 points) and J. Wang (14 points) were the outstanding performers for Chinese Taipei while Bhandavya Gowda (10 points), Priyanka Prabhakara (8 points) and Nishanti Masilamani (9 points) did well for India. Unlike Monday's match when India were up against the much…
02.22 / 02:22
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India beat Thailand 86-65 to progress to the semi-finals of the 21st Super Kung Sheung Cup International Basketball Invitation Championship in Hong Kong on Thusday. It was yet another superlative performance by India captain Vishesh Bhriguvanshi, whose 29 points were spread out over the four quarters, and centre Amritpal Singh who had 18. Shooting guard Pratham Singh returned to form and hit double digits with 11 points. For Thailand, Nakorn Jaisanuk (17 points) and Moses Morgan (13…
02.22 / 01:02
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After an exciting third season of the UBA Pro Basketball League in July, the United Basketball Alliance have selected 15 of the top performing players from India to train at the 2nd annual USA Pro Performance camp in Phoenix, Arizona  for a two week camp this December. The players, who represented different teams during the third season of the UBA Pro Basketball League have been selected from a ground camp at Bengaluru before they were chosen for the all-expense paid training camp. …
02.22 / 01:02
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US President Barack Obama awarded 21 recipients, including basketball greats Michael Jordan and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the Presidential Medal Of Freedom at the White House here on Tuesday. "From scientists, philanthropists and public servants to activists, athletes and artists, these 21 individuals have helped push America forward, inspiring millions of people around the world along the way," Obama said in his remarks. "The Presidential Medal of Freedom is not just our highest civilian…
02.22 / 01:02
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MANILA, Philippines — The "incredible" crowd at Mall of Asia Arena on Tuesday played a…
02.22 / 00:13
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MANILA, Philippines — The presence of Ginebra legend Robert "Sonny" Jaworski always serves to inspire the Gin Kings, but at Mall of Asia Arena on Tuesday, the "Big J" tried to keep the team on an even keel following its Game 7 win against Star in the Philippine Cup semifinals.Jaworski made his entrance during halftime of the do-or-die game, and in between taking pictures, signing autographs and greeting fans, he watched as Ginebra…
02.22 / 00:13
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Allein Maliksi hopes that Star’s surprising run to the semifinals of the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup marks the beginning of the team’s resurgence.The Hotshots, armed with a new coach and key players, pushed Tim Cone and Ginebra to the limit in the semis before bowing out in Game 7 after a 89-76 defeat…
02.22 / 00:13
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MANILA, Philippines — Ginebra guard Mark Caguioa got the last word against his team's critics with an Instagram photo that depicts him selling "kangkong" — the vegetable associated with the Gin Kings during their eight-year run of futility that ended in 2016.Barely an hour after Ginebra routed Star, 89-76, to advance to the PBA Philippine Cup finals, Caguioa posted the photo, saying "no caption needed.""The Spark" gave a special message to those critics in an…
02.21 / 23:35
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The San Miguel Beermen (SMB)prepare for their biggest battle yet as they aim to win three straight PBA Philippine Cup championships, a feat so rare that only one other team had done so in the league’s 42-year…
02.21 / 23:35
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MANILA, Philippines — San Miguel guard Chris Ross dismissed concerns regarding the extended minutes he has played, along with the team's other starters, in their Game 7 victory over TNT KaTropa in the PBA Philippine Cup semifinals.Ross logged 44 1/2 minutes of playing time, and the other starters save for June Mar Fajardo also played more than 40 minutes in the game (Fajardo played 38 1/2 minutes). San Miguel's starting five was…
02.21 / 23:35
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MANILA, Philippines — No matter which team they face in the finals, the San Miguel Beermen are fully prepared for war as they gun for a third consecutive PBA Philippine Cup championship.The two-time defending champions advanced to the title series after a 96-83 rout of TNT KaTropa in Game 7 of the semifinals on Monday, ensuring that the finals will be an all-San Miguel Corp. affair.In the other semifinals pairing, the Star…
02.20 / 23:53
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Heading into Game 7 of the PBA Philippine Cup semifinals against TNT, San Miguel Beer guard Chris Ross had no intentions of taking a breather, not even for a second.It’s do-or-die and Ross doesn’t plan on having an early vacation.“It’s Game 7. It’s Game 7. You gotta keep your horses out there. I told coach, ‘I’m good, I can play. I can play 48 if you need me.’…
02.20 / 23:53
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MANILA, Philippines — The San Miguel Beermen kept their three-peat hopes alive as they overwhelmed the undermanned TNT KaTropa, 96-83, in Game 7 of their PBA Philippine Cup semifinals series on Monday at Mall of Asia Arena.The two-time defending champion Beermen used a dominant third quarter, anchored by their starting five, to pull away from the KaTropa, who were playing without injured star point guard Jayson Castro in the…
02.20 / 23:53
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MANILA, Philippines – Game 7 of the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup Finals between Ginebra and Star will no doubt be decided by defense, but Gin Kings coach Tim Cone is hoping that one or two shot-makers will step up to propel them to victory.The "Manila Clasico" semifinals has featured six games of grinding, defensive basketball. Ginebra has averaged 83.3 points per…
02.20 / 23:53
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After exploding for a series-best 19 points on Sunday, LA Tenorio couldn’t care any less of his scoring as long as Ginebra gets the win.“It’s just a bonus for me. What’s important is I involve my teammates on our offense,” he said.Averaging just 7.2 points on 27 percent shooting from the field, 3.2 rebounds, and 4.4 assists in the series, Tenorio’s best outing came just when the Gin Kings needed it…
02.20 / 23:09
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Star guards Paul Lee and Mark Barroca agreed Joe Devance caught the Hotshots off guard in a 91-67 loss in Game 6 on Sunday.“Joe stepped up. We weren’t ready for that,” said Lee, who finished the game with eight points and three rebounds.“We were surprised by Joe. He gave them quality minutes,” said Barroca, who had 13 markers and four assists in the defeat, in Filipino. “His two three-points really…
02.20 / 23:09
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