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Passionate about helping the youth: basketballer Kevin Durant
Passionate about helping the youth: basketballer Kevin Durant

Basketballer Kevin Durant (Image credit: Nike) Nike recently launched the Nike Tech Fleece Jacket last night across the globe. At the launch, Nike athlete Kevin Durant spoke about a wide range of topics, and here are the excerpts of the interview with him: If you were to describe Kevin Durant and not refer to basketball at all, what would you say? I'm simple. I'm low-maintenance.  And I'm spontaneous. Those are the three

Aug 28 2015
How other Indian sportspersons have gained recognition through their performances
How other Indian sportspersons have gained recognition through their performances

Saina Nehwal - A National Asset for India   India is home to many different sports. Unfortunately, it is only the game of Cricket that is widely promoted, supported & followed in this country. I would like to draw the readers attention to a very significant change of times in our Nation’s Sports Culture. It wasn’t long back when the Indian Cricket Team were the most followed group of players in India. Cricket was

Aug 26 2015
Satnam Singh Bhamara believes hard work and focus and not height or weight are critical to become a good basketball player
Satnam Singh Bhamara believes hard work and focus and not height or weight are critical to become a good basketball player

Satnam Singh Bhamara with a group of youngsters in Jaipur recently If you are an aspiring basketball player but feel that you aren't tall enough to play the game seriously, well worry not. For if Satnam Singh Bhamara, the first ever Indian to be drafted into the NBA is to be believed, then neither height nor weight, but hard work and focus are the vital ingredients if one is to reach to the top. “Height, built, weight all thi

Aug 17 2015
Interview with Satnam Singh Bhamara:
Interview with Satnam Singh Bhamara: "Playing with Dirk Nowitzki is like God's gift to me"

“I think it's critical for the players back home to put in the hard yards because I have made it to the top, only because of that and its now up to them to work hard and get up there,”- Satnam Singh Bhamara   26th of June 2015 will go down as a red-letter day in Indian basketball as it was on this day, that the country finally got its first representative in the NBA in the form of Satnam Singh Bhamara, a

Aug 17 2015
Timberwolves Head Coach Flip Saunders diagnosed with
Timberwolves Head Coach Flip Saunders diagnosed with "treatable" Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Flip Saunders-President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves. Flip Saunders press announcement Flip Saunders is diagnosed with a Hodgkins Lymphoma and has been undergoing chemotherapy, the Minnesota Timberwolves announced on Tuesday. He said that his doctors had mentioned his condition a very treatable and curable form of cancer. As of today, Saunders plans on continuing his role as both the Head Coach and

Will Satnam Singh's ethnicity come in the way of his Basketball career?
Will Satnam Singh's ethnicity come in the way of his Basketball career?

  Satnam Singh Bhamara during a match recently On the 26th of June, Satnam Singh Bhamara became the first ever Indian player to be drafted in the NBA. Bhamara, who hails from Ballo Ke, a village in Punjab left for Florida 5 years ago. Satnam had been training at the IMG Academy since 2010, honing his skills with just one goal in mind – to make it to the NBA and five years later, the 7'2 giant was selected by the Dallas Maver

Aug 3 2015
Sacramento Kings appoint Nancy Lieberman as assistant coach
Sacramento Kings appoint Nancy Lieberman as assistant coach

Nancy Lieberman The Sacramento Kings have appointed basketball Hall-of-Famer Nancy Lieberman as their assistant coach for the 2015-16 season of the NBA, Yahoo reports. The 57-year-old joins Becky Hammon as only the other female assistant coach in the NBA. Hammon was appointed the assistant coach of the San Antonio Spurs in 2014. The vice-president of the team, Vlade Divac said following her involvement with the team in the Summer Leag

Aug 2 2015
Mind vs. Body: Five NBA players who didn't let injuries limit them
Mind vs. Body: Five NBA players who didn't let injuries limit them

Basketball, like every other high octane contact sport has instances where a player faces an injury that vows to change his career graph. Few, however, have an iron will sided by heaps of determination and most importantly unconditional love for the game which enables them to overcome the limitations put on their body and achieve greatness. It is always difficult to get back from an injury, but having the courage to spend months and years of you

Jul 22 2015