The Philippine Patriots used a blistering 20-5 run at the start of the fourth period to secure their fifth straight win, a 77-61 thrashing of the Thailand Tigers, in the ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) Championship Tuesday at the Ynares Sports Arena...
With 1.3 billion potential fans, China is increasingly seen as a financial promised land for N.B.A. stars through endorsement deals, and the league itself has established a robust organization here valued at $2 billion.
The Washington Mystics looked forward to Tuesday night's visit from the Eastern Conference-leading Indiana Fever as a measuring stick of their progress this season. What they found out is that they still have some growing to do.
Epiphanny Prince, a third-team all-American guard for Rutgers who once scored 113 points in a high school game, plans to skip her senior season and play basketball professionally in Europe before entering the 2010 W.N.B.A. draft.
Experience is the Los Angeles Lakers’ calling card, their security blanket and, on nights like this, their protective sheen. It glistens on their fingertips when the air grows thick and nerves become raw.
Refusing to put much emphasis on the Orlando Magic's atrocious performance in their NBA Finals-opening blowout Thursday, the Los Angeles Lakers predicted Sunday's Game 2 would be much more of a challenge.