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NBA player Enes Kanter Freedom out to corner UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on China
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NBA player Enes Kanter Freedom out to corner UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet on China

Enes Kanter Freedom has emerged as one of China's most vocal critics in the sporting world.

Red Star Belgrade basketball team justify players' refusal to hold pro-Ukraine banner
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Red Star Belgrade basketball team justify players' refusal to hold pro-Ukraine banner

Red Star stressed that as a representative of their country they must "follow the official position" of Serbia on the war in Ukraine, which they said was "clear".

NBA: Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry ruled out of action until playoffs
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NBA: Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry ruled out of action until playoffs

In a statement posted on the team Twitter feed, the Warriors said Curry was making "good progress" in his recovery but wouldn't play again in the regular season, which concludes on 10 April.

NBA returns to Chinese state broadcaster CCTV for the first time since 2020
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NBA returns to Chinese state broadcaster CCTV for the first time since 2020

China, the NBA's largest overseas market by far, had suspended broadcasts on CCTV after the Houston Rockets' then-general manager Daryl Morey tweeted in support of Hong Kong democracy protesters in 2019.

Watch: Visually-impaired girl aces shot at basketball game, crowd screams with delight
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Watch: Visually-impaired girl aces shot at basketball game, crowd screams with delight

In the video, Jules Hoogland, who is blind, is seen attempting a shot from a distance into the hoop. The girl lost her eyesight when she was three but her perseverance has never dampened her spirit.

Sports coordinators on film sets have juggle many hats, from training, choreography to even casting, brand tie-ups
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Sports coordinators on film sets have juggle many hats, from training, choreography to even casting, brand tie-ups

Sports coordination is a fairly new department in Bollywood. With the rise in films that revolve around sports, one that is here to stay.

NBA All-Star Game: Stephen Curry sets record as Team LeBron beat Team Durant
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NBA All-Star Game: Stephen Curry sets record as Team LeBron beat Team Durant

Team LeBron earned a 163-160 victory over Team Durant in NBA All-Star Game.

NBA: LeBron James, Kevin Durant picked as captains for All-Star Game
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NBA: LeBron James, Kevin Durant picked as captains for All-Star Game

Durant and James were among the 10 players voted in as starters for the 20 February game at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The All-Star reserves will be named next Thursday.

NBA: Sixers spoil Kevin Durant's return with 110-102 win over Nets as league grapples with COVID crisis
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NBA: Sixers spoil Kevin Durant's return with 110-102 win over Nets as league grapples with COVID crisis

Teams across the league were coping with Covid as the Omicron variant fueled a surge around the United States.

NBA: Stephen Curry powers Warriors past Suns, Nets thwart Lakers
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NBA: Stephen Curry powers Warriors past Suns, Nets thwart Lakers

Curry scored 33 points to power Golden State to a 116-107 victory over Phoenix that moved the Warriors ahead of the Suns for best record in the NBA on Christmas Day.

NBA: Embiid's 41 points helps Sixers beat Celtics; Oklahoma spoil Grizzlies star Morant's return
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NBA: Embiid's 41 points helps Sixers beat Celtics; Oklahoma spoil Grizzlies star Morant's return

Embiid also delivered 10 rebounds, five assists, four blocked shots and his last of two steals in the dying seconds to deny the Celtics a chance at a tying 3-pointer in powering the 76ers over Boston 108-103.

NBA: Stephen Curry stars again in nervy win over Celtics, Timberwolves sink Lakers
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NBA: Stephen Curry stars again in nervy win over Celtics, Timberwolves sink Lakers

Stephen Curry followed up his record-setting night earlier in the week with 30 points in Boston as the Golden State Warriors held on to beat the Celtics 111-107 on Friday.

NBA: Short-handed Nets beat 76ers; Suns tie Warriors for lead
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NBA: Short-handed Nets beat 76ers; Suns tie Warriors for lead

The Nets were missing seven players because of coronavirus health and safety protocols but still had Durant, the NBA’s leading scorer who added 11 rebounds and eight assists.

NBA: Kevin Durant delivers monster night, Giannis and James post triple doubles
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NBA: Kevin Durant delivers monster night, Giannis and James post triple doubles

Durant used all the weapons in his arsenal, exploding for an NBA season-high 51 points and dishing out nine assists as the Brooklyn Nets clobbered Detroit Pistons 116-104.

NBA: MVP Nikola Jokic stars in Nuggets' 113-99 win over Knicks; Spurs defeat Warriors
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NBA: MVP Nikola Jokic stars in Nuggets' 113-99 win over Knicks; Spurs defeat Warriors

Jokic connected on 14 of his 19 shots from the floor and handed out five assists in just under 27 minutes on court in his third game back since missing four games in late November with a wrist injury.

NBA: LeBron James fined for 'obscene gesture,' warned for swearing
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NBA: LeBron James fined for 'obscene gesture,' warned for swearing

James also had a pair of fans ejected from the Pacers game in overtime, after they heckled him from their courtside seats.

NBA: LeBron James shines late as Lakers down Pacers in overtime, Warriors beat Sixers
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NBA: LeBron James shines late as Lakers down Pacers in overtime, Warriors beat Sixers

A fired-up James scored eight of the Lakers' 12 points in the extra session, draining a pair of three-pointers for the win in his return from a one-game ban as his team fell to the Knicks.

NBA: LeBron James suspended one game for bloody Isaiah Stewart clash
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NBA: LeBron James suspended one game for bloody Isaiah Stewart clash

Los Angeles Lakers star James was ejected for only the second time in his career after wildly lashing out at Isaiah Stewart during Sunday’s victory over the Detroit Pistons.

NBA to stage first preseason games in Abu Dhabi as part of new multi-year-partnership
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NBA to stage first preseason games in Abu Dhabi as part of new multi-year-partnership

NBA said two exhibition games will take place in Abu Dhabi in October 2022, with teams involved to be confirmed at a later date.