News about 'National Basketball Association'

Dec 1, 2011

NBA lockout update: Teams allowed to practice on December 9 although players still need to vote

NBA lockout update: Teams allowed to practice on December 9 although players still need to vote
By in Basketball, Sports, United States 1 comment

All the teams of the National Basketball Association (NBA) are now allowed to resume their practice although their players will still have to vote for the proposed labor deal, which will end the 5-month NBA lockout. Dwyane Wade (left) and Lebron James Image Credit: Getty Images As noted at US news sites on Wednesday, November […]


Oct 11, 2011

NBA lockout update: 2011-2012 Season first 2 weeks canceled

NBA lockout update: 2011-2012 Season first 2 weeks canceled
By in Basketball, Sports, United States 1 comment

Updated: November 6, 2011 5:50 p.m. Read NBA lockout 2011 talks end with no finished deal, deadline instead The first two weeks of the NBA 2011-2012 Season have been declared canceled after team owners and players were not able to reach a new labor deal, which could have ended the NBA lockout. NBA Commissioner David […]


Jul 9, 2011

Yao Ming of NBA’s Houston Rockets Retires

Yao Ming of NBA’s Houston Rockets Retires
By in Baseball, Sports, United States No comments

According to several international news reports, July 8, 2011, Yao Ming of the National Basketball Association’s (NBA’s) Houston Rockets decided to retire. The 30 year-old, 7 ft. 6 in. tallest basketball player has been unable to deliver in the last games of the Houston Rockets due to a left foot injury.