Posts Tagged ‘basketball’

Nikos Androulakis tore his cruciate ligament while playing basketball in Zappeion

The president of PASOK-KINAL, Nikos Androulakis, tore his cruciate ligament tear on Friday afternoon in Zappeion while playing basketball as part of an event for the party’s founding anniversary. As Proto Thema reported, the party leader may also need surgery to treat his injury, something that will be later clarified. After his injury, he went […]

South Carolina Women’s Basketball Coach Cancels Games with BYU Despite No Evidence of Racial Slur

South Carolina women’s basketball coach Dawn Staley canceled the team’s upcoming two-game series with Brigham Young University (BYU) on Friday after Duke University volleyball player Rachel Richardson claimed a BYU fan called her racial slurs during a recent game. 

Joe Biden Recalls High Crime Neighborhoods in Delaware that Had ‘Best Basketball’ Where He Was ‘Only White Guy’ Lifeguard

The president recalled he used to spend time with deceased son Beau Biden, who was once the Attorney General, in the area called “the bucket.”

WATCH: Man Dominates After Infiltrating Girls AAU Basketball Tournament

Prankster Jordan Lewis infiltrated a girl’s AAU basketball tournament by disguising himself as a member of the opposite sex.

Arenas disrespects Antetokounmpo: “He does not understand basketball yet”

In recent years, Giannis Antetokounmpo has been among the top 2-3 players on the planet and will continue to be the cream of the crop for many years. He is the holder of two MVP awards and of course the 2021 championship with the Bucks, where he went on a rampage in the Finals against […]

Arenas disrespects Antetokounmpo: “He does not understand basketball yet”

In recent years, Giannis Antetokounmpo has been among the top 2-3 players on the planet and will continue to be the cream of the crop for many years. He is the holder of two MVP awards and of course the 2021 championship with the Bucks, where he went on a rampage in the Finals against […]

Arenas disrespects Antetokounmpo: “He does not understand basketball yet”

In recent years, Giannis Antetokounmpo has been among the top 2-3 players on the planet and will continue to be the cream of the crop for many years. He is the holder of two MVP awards and of course the 2021 championship with the Bucks, where he went on a rampage in the Finals against […]

Arenas disrespects Antetokounmpo: “He does not understand basketball yet”

In recent years, Giannis Antetokounmpo has been among the top 2-3 players on the planet and will continue to be the cream of the crop for many years. He is the holder of two MVP awards and of course the 2021 championship with the Bucks, where he went on a rampage in the Finals against […]

Spain admits Greece the superior team on basketball court

After their 86-70 loss to Greece in the first preparation match for the EuroBasket 2022, Spain conceded that Greece was the superior team on the day, with national team coach Sergio Scariolo acknowledging they faced one of the best teams in European basketball, reported Basket News. “It was a very interesting game. We have played… […]

WOW! US Basketball Star Brittney Griner Sends Handwritten Letter to POTUS Imposter Biden

READ HERE: Brittney Griner pens handwritten letter to Biden from Russian prison: “I’m terrified I might be here forever”   Source

WNBA Basketball Star Brittney Griner Appears In Russian Court Ahead Of Trial

The Phoenix Mercury star was ordered to stand Friday and could face 10 years in prison if convicted on charges of large-scale transportation of drugs. Source

Opposing Youth Basketball Teams Pray Together for a Player’s Grandfather Who Fell Ill at a Game

When a player’s grandfather fell ill and became unresponsive in the crowd during an Iowa youth basketball tournament, attendees called 911 and the play was halted. Immediately, a group of fourth- to sixth-grade girls, from opposing teams, formed a prayer circle of their own volition. The mother of one of the players caught the moving […]

Basketball Player Ben Madgen Diagnosed with Pericarditis After Second Shot

Former Australian pro-basketball player Ben Madgen, 36, was diagnosed with pericarditis shortly after receiving his second Pfizer shot, according to reports. Madgen is a former South East Melbourne Phoenix and Sydney Kings guard. He announced his retirement from basketball last year to focus on his family. Ben Madgen announced via Twitter that he ended up in […]

WATCH: ‘We Want to Change Laws’: National Basketball Social Justice Coalition Promises an ‘Evolution’ in Advocacy

The National Basketball Association (NBA) flexed its social justice muscles this week when the National Basketball Social Justice Coalition released a new video advertising the various causes that the organization will push. We here. We are players, coaches, team governors, and executives working to advance social justice policy reform. pic.twitter.com/tQZfV0ag8m — National Basketball Social Justice Coalition […]

Iran wheelchair basketball fall short against Britain

TOKYO – Iran wheelchair basketball team lost to Britain 69-57 in Group B of the 2020 Paralympic Games on Sunday. Mohammadhassan Sayari led Iran with 27 points while Briton Terry Ibywater scored 18 points. Iran had previously suffered two losses against Australia and the U.S. and defeated Algeria. The Iranian team will meet Germany on […]

Tokyo 2020: France defeat Iran basketball

TEHRAN – France secured a 79-62 comfortable win over Iran in Group A of the Olympic men’s basketball on Saturday to qualify for the quarter-finals and remain undefeated in the preliminary round. Thomas Heurtel led France with 16 points at the Saitama Super Arena, north of Tokyo. Former NBA center Hamed Haddadi had 18 points and […]

Tokyo 2020: Iran basketball to meet the U.S. in super tough match

TEHRAN – Not an easy job to play the 15-time Olympics gold medal winners the U.S. but the Iranian team have no way to put fear aside. Iran and the U.S. suffer losses against France and the Czech Republic in Pool A, respectively and need to win all their remaining group-stage games to advance to […]

Iran fall short against Lithuania at FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup

TEHRAN – Iran suffered a heavy 96-53 loss against Lithuania at the 2021 FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup on Wednesday. Every Lithuanian scored while Azuolas Tubelis led the way with 13 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals. Iran’s Parsa Fallah scored 11 points. “We made it look easy but it’s difficult to play […]

Iran basketball depart for Japan

TEHRAN – Iran national basketball team will play Japan three friendly matches as part of preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. The Iranian team left Tehran on Saturday. Iran have been drawn in Group A of the Olympics along with the world’s No. 1 the U.S. and France. Mehran Shahintab’s team will play Japan […]

Australia’s Largest Dinosaur Revealed To Be As Long As A Basketball Court!

Australotitan cooperensis , nicknamed Cooper, was the largest dinosaur species to have walked the ancient land of Australia, a new study in the  PeerJ journal has revealed. This giant sauropod, unnamed and unidentified since its discovery between 2005 and 2007, was between 25-30 meters (82-98 feet) long, 5 and 6.5 meters (16.4-21.3 feet) tall, and weighed between […]

Iran wheelchair basketball team drawn in Group of Death: Tokyo 2020

TEHRAN – Iran have been drawn in Group of Death in the men’s wheelchair basketball tournament at Tokyo 2020. The Persians are pitted against reigning world champions Great Britain, 2016 Paralympic champions US, world bronze medalists Australia, Germany and Algeria in Group B. Group A consists of hosts Japan, Rio 2016 silver medalists Spain, Paralympic […]

17 Year Old Healthy American Basketball Player Develops 3 Blood Clots In His Brain After Covid Vaccine

by Brian ShilhavyEditor Health Impact News The local corporate media in Draper, Utah, is reporting that a 17-year-old student from Corner Canyon High School ended up in the ICU with blood clots in his brain just after receiving an experimental COVID injection. The day after his COVID-19 vaccine shot, 17-year-old Everest Romney felt his neck swelling. In the […]

Iran learn fate at FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup

TEHRAN – Iran knew their rivals at the summer’s FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2021 on Wednesday. In the 15th edition of the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2021, which will take place in the cities of Riga and Daugavpils from July 3 to 11, teams were divided into four groups of four teams each. […]

Review: Legal writer John Grisham pens a basketball thriller

“Sooley,” by John Grisham (Doubleday) When you’ve written 35 novels and are working on a streak of 43 consecutive No. 1 New York Times bestsellers, you can write abut whatever you want. That’s probably the simplest way to explain why John Grisham’s latest is a basketball story and doesn’t feature a single courtroom scene. It’s […]

Shahrdari Gorgan claim Iran Basketball League title

TEHRAN – Shahrdari Gorgan won the Iranian Basketball Super League (IBSL) for the first time ever on Saturday. Shahrdari Gorgan defeated most-decorated team Mahram 110-103 in the fourth match. They had already defeated Mahram twice and lost one time in their last four matches. The Iranian Basketball Super League (IBSL) is a professional men’s basketball […]

Jewish NBA Commissioner Fines White Basketball Player $50K For Using The Word ‘Kike’

The NBA has fined one of its last remaining White players — the Miami Heat’s Meyers Leonard — $50,000 two days after he was caught saying “kike” during a video game stream in the privacy of his own home: NBA commissioner Adam Silver, who is Jewish, said Leonard spoke Wednesday with Anti-Defamation League officials, the […]

Yeshiva University men’s basketball is on a 35-game winning streak

Yeshiva University’s men’s basketball team is riding a 35-game winning streak, picking up from last season when the Maccabees reached the Sweet 16 of the NCAA’s Division III national tournament before the pandemic shut down the rest of the event. The unbeaten streak is the third longest in Division III men’s basketball history, and the […]

College Basketball Coach Apologizes for Telling Team to ‘Stay on the Plantation’

A college basketball coach is apologizing after using an analogy during a recent locker room talk in which he told his players that they needed to “stay on the plantation.” Creighton men’s basketball coach Greg McDermott made the comments following a tough loss to Xavier last week. McDermott apologized for the remarks in a statement […]

Arsalan Kazemi invited to Iran basketball team

TEHRAN – Iran power forward Arsalan Kazemi was invited to the National Basketball Team after two years. Iran coach Mehran Shahintab announced his 16-man squad for the training camp of the third and final window of the FIBA Asia Cup 2021 Qualifiers. The upcoming window is scheduled for February 18 to 22 in Doha, Qatar. […]

American-Israeli basketball star shares thoughts on antisemitism in sports

American-Israeli basketball star Tal Brody hosted a conference led by the World Zionist Organization geared towards fighting antisemitism in the run-up to International Holocaust Remembrance Day.Brody spoke about being the only Jewish player at his college in the United States, and his efforts to encourage more Jewish participation in basketball as an goodwill ambassador to […]

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