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Everything you need to know about the ACL injury
Everything you need to know about the ACL injury

Michael Owen had an ACL tear in the 2006 World CupThe name itself is enough to make any athlete shudder, no matter what sport they practice. Short for the anterior cruciate ligament, this ligament is located in the knee. The job of all ligaments is to connect two bones and the ACL is no different.Along with three other ligaments, the ACL's job is to connect the femur and tibia. The ACL and PCL (Posterior Cruciate Ligament) cross the knee

Feb 8 2016
'Bollywood Night' by Sacramento Kings has turned into an international success
'Bollywood Night' by Sacramento Kings has turned into an international success

DeMarcus Cousins seen wearing the Kings’ warm-up t-shirt with the team name written in Hindi (Image credit: Luke Cheng)On a night when the off-court entertainment would have sufficed, the NBA’s Sacramento Kings and Los Angeles Lakers added yet another chapter to their storied rivalry with a unique offering for the fans. Before a sold-out arena, the Kings, led by inspirational performances from All-Star prospects –

Feb 8 2016
NBA Power Rankings 2016
NBA Power Rankings 2016

Dwight Howard and the Rockets fell out of the Power Rankings this week. Another week is in the books, and the top five remains basically the same, with only one minor shift. The Warriors keep chugging along, currently on pace to win 75 games in the season which would break the single-season record of 72 wins by the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls. Around the rest of the league, the Memphis Grizzlies are starting round into form, making their first appe

Feb 6 2016
NBA: Top 5 Star players having the most disastrous season of their career
NBA: Top 5 Star players having the most disastrous season of their career

Kobe Bryant, LA Lakers It is imperative that we talk about players who have great seasons or like the NBA calls it Most improved players. But here we list NBA players who are having a disastrous season either because of the system they are in or due to lack of motivation. These players were either signed as a Free agent, acquired in trades or in-house products who failed to deliver.  It is normal for players to have a slump and th

Feb 6 2016
Keeping pace in NBA matches my biggest challenge, says Sim Bhullar
Keeping pace in NBA matches my biggest challenge, says Sim Bhullar

Bhullar is the first player of Indian descent to play in the NBA.Indian-origin cager Sim Bhullar, who joined Raptors 905 in the National Basketball Association (NBA) Development League, said on Friday that keeping pace with the fast-paced matches in the United States-based competition is his biggest challenge.The 22-year-old is the first player of Indian descent to play in the NBA. Bhullar, who stands seven-foot-five and weighs 163 kilograms, spe

Satnam Singh wants Indian youngsters to take up basketball and play in NBA
Satnam Singh wants Indian youngsters to take up basketball and play in NBA

India's first National Basketball Association (NBA) player Satnam Singh Bhamara on Friday urged youngsters back home to follow the sport and participate in the popular United States-based competition soon.The seven-feet two-inches tall Indian was picked by Dallas Mavericks in the NBA draft. He is currently playing for Texas Legends in the NBA Development League.The 20-year-old Satnam earlier took part in training sessions with top teams

Feb 5 2016
NBA: 5 Questions
NBA: 5 Questions

The NBA is entering their dog days of the season. It’s always fun to step back and take a scan around the league at some of the storylines that have developed. With over 2,400 games in a season, new storylines are developing almost daily that affect a team, a conference, and even the whole league. As we get deep into January, the grind of the season is starting to affect some players, especially rookies who are playing more games than

Feb 2 2016
Phoenix Suns’ disastrous season results in the firing of Head Coach Jeff Hornacek
Phoenix Suns’ disastrous season results in the firing of Head Coach Jeff Hornacek

Jeff Hornacek’s firing might not completely be his fault.An official release by the Phoenix Suns has confirmed that the team has fired their Head Coach Jeff Hornacek on Sunday. Hornacek was informed of the team management’s decision by General Manager Ryan McDonough upon the team’s return to Phoenix after a 91-78 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday.Despite their fondness for Hornacek, the Suns management was serious

Feb 2 2016
What the Sacramento Kings really need to do
What the Sacramento Kings really need to do

Despite the uncannily similar stats, what’s the real difference?DeMarcus Cousins and Rajon Rondo have figured one thing out, the only thing better than winning, is winning consistently. The self-proclaimed ‘Best Big Man’ in the NBA and the more than temperamental floor general are starting to put a show together.Statistically speaking, this duo draws huge similarities to two all-time greats: the second-highest point scorer in th

Feb 1 2016
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