Ranjit becomes first FIBA match commissioner from Bangladesh

Ranjit Chandra Das, a former basketball player turned coach and an executive member of Bangladesh Basketball Federation as well as South Asian Basketball Association, has been nominated as a FIBA Match Commissioner for 2023-2025, said a press release.

China upset Japan to win women's Asia Cup title

Giant centre Han Xu sank 26 points as China stunned five-time defending champions Japan 73-71 Sunday to win their first women's Asia Cup basketball title in more than a decade.

Bangladesh suffer heartbreak in final

Bangladesh fell heartbreakingly short in the final of the Five Nation Basketball Championship after a rousing performance against Bhutan, losing 62-60 in Maldives and having to be content with second place.

NBA legend Jordan shoes sell at auction for $1.38 million

Shoes worn by NBA legend Michael Jordan in the famous "Flu Game" of the 1997 NBA Finals were sold at auction for $1.38 million, Goldin memorabilia marketplace announced Thursday.

‘Encouragement is key’

In conversation with Ashreen Mridha, founder of Deshi Ballers and former shooting guard of the national women’s basketball team, Naziba Basher of The Daily Star delves into some of the deeper questions of why the women are still made to lag behind.

LeBron James breaks NBA all-time points-scoring record

The Los Angeles Lakers star, playing in his 20th season in the NBA, passed Abdul-Jabbar's longstanding total of 38,387 points after nailing a 21-foot shot late in the third quarter against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Mali players fight each other at basketball World Cup

Governing body FIBA opened an investigation on Tuesday after two Mali players at the women's basketball World Cup had a fight after their game.

Kobe Bryant widow awarded $16M in crash photos lawsuit

The widow of the late basketball star Kobe Bryant was awarded $16 million by a jury on Wednesday over the sharing of photos of human remains at the helicopter crash site where her husband, their 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others were killed in 2020, according to multiple media reports.

Kobe Bryant's widow says she fears fatal crash photos will spread

Kobe Bryant's widow told a court Friday she was devastated when she learned first responders had snapped graphic photographs of her dead husband and daughter in the wreckage of the helicopter crash that killed them.

Michael Jordan's 'Last Dance' jersey to be auctioned in September

A jersey worn by basketball legend Michael Jordan during Game 1 of the 1998 NBA Finals, his last title victory, is set to be auctioned off in September for an estimated $3-5 million, Sotheby's announced Wednesday.

Basketball crying for a home

Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the world. Some of the biggest names and highest earners in the sporting world are basketball players. It is an Olympic sport, represented in two disciplines for both men and women.

Cagers finish third

Bangladesh finished third in the Bangabandhu 6th South Asian Basketball Championship despite suffering a 106-41 points defeat against India at the Shaheed Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium in Mirpur yesterday.

'Bonded for life'

Kevin Durant said he is “bonded for life” with his US team-mates after they beat France to win basketball gold Saturday, ensuring the Brooklyn Nets star joined all-time great Carmelo Anthony with a third Olympic title.

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