Four members of the Japanese men’s basketball team have been kicked out of the squad and sent home from the Asian Games after they allegedly paid for sex last Thursday night (Aug 16).
NBA stars cleared to compete at Asian Games as Philippines name Jordan Clarkson flagbearer for Opening Ceremony
National Basketball Association (NBA) star Jordan Clarkson, who plays guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers, will carry the Philippine flag at the Opening Ceremony of the Asian Games this evening, having initially been told he was unable to compete at the event.
The Board of the British Basketball Federation (BBF) has appointed longtime former Manchester United Football Club Board member Maurice Watkins to the position of chair following last month’s resignation from the post of interim chair by Ed Warner.
The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has praised the cooperation between North and South Korea at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang which begin on Saturday (August 18).
The Philippines' troubled preparations for the basketball tournament at the Asian Games have suffered another blow after the National Basketball Association (NBA) refused to allow Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson take part in the tournament.
The Philippines have reversed their decision to pull out of the basketball tournament at this month's Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang following, they claim, pressure from their supporters.
Basketball Australia (BA) say they will not appeal the sanctions handed down by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) after a major brawl broke out in a World Cup qualifier between their men's side and The Philippines.
The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has banned 13 players and fined the national federations of The Philippines and Australia after a mass brawl broke out in a World Cup 2019 Asian qualifier between the two countries earlier this month.
The United States clinched their fifth consecutive International Basketball Federation (FIBA) Under-17 World Cup title with a comfortable victory over France in Argentina.
First-time finallists France will face the daunting task of stopping United States winning a fifth successive International Basketball Federation Under-17 World Cup title after both side's won their respective semi-finals in Argentina.
The United States booked their place in the semi-finals of the International Basketball Federation Under-17 World Cup as the four-time defending champions thrashed Croatia in Argentina.
Record 30 FIBA World Cup qualifying matches sold out - with biggest crowd at abandoned match in Philippines
A record 30 matches were sold out during the third window of the opening round of 2019 World Cup qualifiers, the International Basketball Association (FIBA) has claimed.
National basketball federations from Australia and The Philippines have issued a joint apology following their brawl in a Men's World Cup qualifier in what appears an attempt to soften the punishment they are likely to receive.
The United States beat the Dominican Republic today to move a step closer to retaining their International Basketball Federation Under-17 World Cup title in Argentina.
Historic basketball matches featuring players from North Korea and South Korea took place today in Pyongyang.