CHINESE Taipei's national basketball team is getting a big boost, with former NBA player Jeremy Lin acquiring a Taiwanese passport.A guard for the Beijing Ducks of the Chinese Basketball Association, Lin obtained the passport with the help of Taipei City ...
Aug 20, 2020
BEIJING - Yao Ming, the former Houston Rockets star and now president of the Chinese Basketball Association, says the league has three options for resuming the season that has been on hold since Feb. 1 over the coronavirus pandemic.Yao said the league ...
May 10, 2020
BEIJING - China's government on Tuesday ordered all major sports events to remain suspended because of the coronavirus outbreak, meaning the country's basketball league will have to push back its planned restart.The CBA had hoped to resume play ...
Apr 1, 2020
PBA
DEZ Wells is back in Asia - not in the PBA but with the Zhejiang Guangsha Lions in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA).After an unceremonious exit with San Miguel in the PBA, the temperamental import has taken his act to China to ...
Dec 20, 2019
NBA
BEIJING - China's basketball association said it will suspend cooperation with the Houston Rockets following a tweet by the team's general manager in support of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.The Chinese Basketball Association said on Sunday on ...
Oct 6, 2019
JEREMY Lin is moving closer to his parents' home.The Taiwanese-American guard has agreed to suit up for the Beijing Ducks in the Chinese Basketball Association after being left unsigned during the NBA offseason.Several news outlets have reported the development, ...
Aug 27, 2019
CEBU CITY - The Cebu leg of the newly formed Community Basketball Association will be focusing on developing and discovering young talent as the organizers and the prospective coaches agreed on letting players aged 21-and-under compete in this tournament.As opposed ...
Dec 7, 2018
PBA
MIKE Harris has won championships in places he played around the world.He hopes to add the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) to his title collection."That's what you play for," said the Alaska rookie import as he looks forward to the ...
Nov 20, 2018
NBA
NEW YORK - Stephon Marbury hopes to finish off his basketball career back in the NBA.The 40-year-old guard is playing in the Chinese Basketball Association this season for the Beijing Fly Dragons and when the league ends in February or ...
Sep 14, 2017
LUCENA - Andray Blatche finally broke his silence and declared his readiness to suit up anew for Gilas Pilipinas in the coming Southeast Asia Basketball Association (Seaba) Championship.The 30-year-old naturalized player made the announcement in his Twittter account @drayblatche on ...
Apr 28, 2017
STEPHON Marbury will soon be hanging up his sneakers. The former NBA All-Star announced his retirement on Sunday via a post on Twitter of his plan to retire from basketball after the 2017-18 season of the Chinese Basketball Association.The ...
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Feb 26, 2017
BEIJING - Yao Ming has moved into management in a bid to hasten China's basketball development.The Chinese Basketball Association voted unanimously to appoint former Houston Rockets star as its president on Thursday, in a step toward reform for an organization ...
Feb 23, 2017
NBA
AN 'underpaid' Stephen Curry is poised to receive a contract worth more than $200 million should he choose to stay with the Golden State Warriors, courtesy of the NBA's new collective bargaining agreement.League sources told ESPN' ...
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Dec 16, 2016
PBA
THREE teams from the Chinese Basketball Association are seriously courting TNT Katropa star guard Jayson Castro, sources told SPIN.ph on Thursday.Hailed as one of the top point guards in Asia, Castro, sources said, has received feelers from Chinese teams which ...
Nov 10, 2016
PBA
HE's a man among boys and he's running out of challengers in the PBA, so is it time for June Mar Fajardo to test the international waters?In only his fourth season in the league and at 26, the San ...
Oct 15, 2016
PBA
NOT a few noticed that Andray Blatche was on the heavy side when he reported for his first practice with Gilas Pilipinas on Monday night ahead of the Fiba Asia men's championship.The naturalized Filipino made no effort to hide ...
Aug 3, 2015
HAMED Haddadi has signed up to play for Chinese ballclub Sichuan Blue Whales, according to Iran's basketball federation website and the Tehran Times.The 7-foot-2 Haddadi rejoins the Blue Whales after suiting up for the Qingdao DoubleStar Eagles last ...
Jul 30, 2015
NBA
NEW YORK (AP) - The executive director of the NBA Players Association said Thursday (Friday, Manila time) the suspension given to Charlotte's Jeffery Taylor by Commissioner Adam Silver is "excessive, without precedent and a violation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement."Michele ...
Nov 21, 2014
PBA
THE league and their jerseys were different. But the result was the same.The rivalry of journeymen Darnell Jackson and Josh Powell in the Chinese Basketball Association has spilled over into the PBA with Jackson now with Meralco and Powell with Barangay ...
Apr 3, 2014
NBA
FORMER NBA All-Star Stephon Marbury admitted three-year experience he had in China gave him the opportunity to re-start the button on his basketball career and his personal life after a tumultuous 13-year career in the NBA."Coming to ...
Jun 25, 2013
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