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  1. HoopGurlz -- High school girls basketball stars Asia Durr, Gabby ...

    Walter Villa

    Many of them hope to play for a WNBA title themselves some day, but first the nation's top hoops prospects predict which team will take home this year's championship.

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2013
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  4. We Went There: Five Questions From the FIBA Asia Championship, Ph...

    Rafe Bartholomew

    1. Why bother going there? Fair question. The FIBA Asia Championship is a major regional qualifying tournament, held every two years, that determines who gets to represent Asia in competitions like the Olympics and the Basketball World Cup. (FIBA ...

    Blog | August 07, 2013
  5. HoopGurlz: Kalani Brown makes most of second chance, top prosepct...

    Walter Villa

    Kalani Brown became the first member of her family to win a state title when she led Salmen (Slidell, La.) to a last-second win in the Class 4A title game. Top prospects Diamond DeShields, Kailee Johnson and Asia Durr also celebrate state titles.

    Story | Conversation | March 11, 2013
  6. NBA to play 8 preseason games at overseas venues

    The NBA is going overseas for eight preseason games in October, with stops in Europe, Asia and South America.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2013
  7. Jeremy Lin takes on leadership role for young Houston Rockets

    The rebuilt Rockets met with the media on Monday before heading south to begin training camp, and they'll turn to Jeremy Lin, their charismatic new point guard, for leadership and direction.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2012
  8. Fantastic voyage: Rondo's tour of Asia

    Chris Forsberg

    Our friends at Red Bull passed along this video recapping Rajon Rondo's tour of Asia, including some wakeboarding and "becoming one with the banana boat" in Hong Kong: Rondo will be on Alcatraz Island to host the finals of Red Bull King of t...

    Blog | September 21, 2012
  9. Rondo: PG and QB are same position

    Brian Babineau/NBAE/Getty ImagesRajon Rondo vs. Jeremy Lin last season.As part of his tour through Asia while promoting Red Bull's King of the Rock tournament, Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo has been offering entertaining interviews to the lo...

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  10. Mohammad El Akkari scores 113 points in a FIBA Asia game

    Mohammad El Akkari joined the exclusive 100-point-game club when he scored 113 in a Lebanese league game Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | April 04, 2012
  11. David Stern says he's never seen anything like Jeremy Lin frenzy

    Not Magic and Bird, not Kobe or LeBron. Not even Michael Jordan.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2012
  12. The NBA's China evolution

    Henry Abbott

    China Photos/Getty Images Yao Ming's retirement caused the demise of the NBA in China. Or not. Jeremy Lin's agent says he hasn't slept in days, fielding calls with business opportunities. Knicks games are being added to broadcasts all across Asia. ...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  13. LeBron James maybe got dunked on

    Tom Haberstroh

    LeBron James dropped in on a Taipei (that's in Taiwan) All-Star game over the weekend as part of his tour across Asia. He sat on the sidelines as a coach for the first half before deciding to suit up and play the second half. According to a report fr...

    Blog | August 15, 2011
  14. Amare won't back out of China

    Greg Newman

    According to Newsday, Amare Stoudemire is still planning to go on his Nike-sponsored trip to China on Aug. 17. But Stoudemire's back continues to bother him, and he has not been cleared to resume basketball workouts. A long flight to Asia probably...

    Blog | August 09, 2011
  15. Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose has all makings of superstar in China...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Rose has all the makings of a superstar in the NBA's biggest market.

    Story | Conversation | July 20, 2011
  16. Chinese star, Houston Rockets' Yao Ming retires, ending basketbal...

    The NBA's version of the Ming Dynasty is done. After helping pro basketball gain a foothold in the world's most populous market, Chinese star Yao Ming has retired.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2011
  17. David Stern, FIBA leaders expected to discuss lockout impact on w...

    Chris Sheridan

    With the NBA lockout threatening to impact this summer's qualifying tournaments for the 2012 Olympics, commissioner David Stern is scheduled to meet Tuesday with the president and the secretary general of FIBA, the sport's international governing body.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2011
  18. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman: "No basketball over here, we'll go over there. That's the stance. No paychecks over here, no problem. Europe and Asia pay good money, if not necessarily dollars, for jump shots that swish the net. Sounds good in theory....

    Blog | July 18, 2011