By the Numbers: NBA celebrates 75th anniversary season

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2021 - The NBA's landmark 75th Anniversary Season will tip-off on Tuesday, Oct. 19 with a doubleheader on TNT (TSN 1/4 and SN360 in Canada) as the defending NBA champion Milwaukee Bucks host the Brooklyn Nets (7:30 p.m. ET) and the Golden State Warriors visit the Los Angeles Lakers (10 p.m. ET). For the 2021-22 season, NBA games and programming will be available in 215 countries and territories in more than 50 languages.
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Chris Livingston named to USA Basketball Junior National Team

Oak Hill Academy (Va.) 5-star forward and Kentucky commit Chris Livingston has been selected to the USA Basketball Junior National Team. As a member of the Junior National Team, Livingston will be considered for upcoming USA Basketball training camps and mini-camps as well as the Nike Hoop Summit, FIBA U17 World Cup, and FIBA Americas U18 Championship.
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UCLA basketball ranked No. 2 in preseason AP Top 25 poll

The expectation continues to mount for the UCLA men’s basketball team. A week after being picked to win the Pac-12 Conference by the media, the Bruins will now enter the 2021-22 season the No. 2-ranked team in the country, according to Monday’s preseason Associated Press Top 25 poll. It’s the...

UBF welcomes communications and photography workshop in Tashkent

TASHKENT (Uzbekistan) – The FIBA Regional Office Asia held a Communications and Photography workshop for Uzbekistan Basketball Federation (UBF) from October 15-17 in Tashkent. The UBF has recently hired new communications and media staff and the purpose of this workshop was to train the new personnel and improve their communications...

2021 NBBF Electoral and Appeals Committee inaugurated

The 2021 NBBF Electoral Committee and Appeals Committee have been sworn in by the Nigeria Basketball Federation caretaker Chairman, Engr Musa Kida. The historic event a took place on Thursday via zoom. Present for the swearing-in ceremony were Dr. Lanre Glover (Chairman) alongside Alh. Mohammed Sani Fema (Vice Chairman), Dr....

Special Olympics UAE Unified 3x3 Basketball Team Reaches FIBA 3X3 Basketball Tournament Final

Special Olympics United Arab Emirate’s Unified 3x3 Basketball team earned a place in the finals of The International Basketball Federation (FIBA) 3X3 Basketball tournament organized by the Abu Dhabi Sports Council on Hudayriyat MarVista on 22 October 2021. The Special Olympics United Arab Emirates Unified 3x3 Basketball team included Athletes Saeed Al Swaidi, Butti Al Sheezawi and their Unified Partner, Albert Zeinoun and Mohamed Soulaiman, from the JAM Sports Academy.

23 Days to Purdue Basketball: #23 Jaden Ivey

Oh boy, it’s gonna be hard avoiding hyperbole here. And yes, we’re very bad at simple mathematics. A day after 25 days away, we’re now just 23. Don’t look at me. I just write what I’m told. Jaden Ivey. On paper, he’s a 6’4” combo guard that weighs 195 lbs....

Ygueravide named FIBA 3x3 Women's Series 2021 MVP

MIES (Switzerland) - Spain 3x3 star Sandra Ygueravide was elected MVP of the second edition of the FIBA 3x3 Women's Series by a panel of players and fans on October 18, 2021. The number one 3x3 player in the world led Spain to two Women's Series wins in Mies and Montreal and to another two second-place finishes in Klaipeda and Constanta.

Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3x3 to hold invitational tourney

Photo: Chooks-to-Go A total of twelve teams will compete in the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3×3 invitational tournament set to be played on October 20 in Pampanga. According to Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3×3 owner Ronald Mascariñas, the tourney will be a springboard to the 3×3 league’s new season, which is part of the steps being taken to earn FIBA 3×3 points for the country’s qualification in the 2024 Paris Olympics.