Firstpost Explains: What is NBA G League, why Princepal Singh's stint with Ignite is different than Indians before him and more
Here’s a handy explainer about the upcoming NBA G League season, the ‘first-of-its-kind’ Ignite team that India’s Princepal Singh will be part of, and what makes Princepal’s stint in the G League different from his compatriots before him.
Coach Brian Shaw and veterans Jarrett Jack and Amir Johnson have been showing the Ignite's youngsters like Princepal Singh the myriad nuances of the game, and explaining to them the obsessive details that go into surviving as long as they have in the trade.
For NBA G League Ignite's draft prospects, lessons in financial literacy, mental health and media training
When they are not on court working on their game, Ignite’s youngsters, including Princepal Singh, are being given lessons on financial literacy, mental health, media training and even sessions on understanding the importance of sleep.
Princepal Singh’s confidence, range improving, but unlikely to get ‘significant minutes’, says G League Ignite coach Brian Shaw
Ignite's coach Brian Shaw says Princepal Singh's confidence, stamina, strength, and range have grown since he joined the G League team, but says he is unlikely to get 'significant minutes' on the court for the team.
NBA Draft 2020: Anthony Edwards, LaMelo Ball headline top picks as event is finally set to take place
The draft is usually held in June in New York, where NBA commissioner Adam Silver announces the first-round picks. This time, Silver will be announcing the picks from the ESPN campus in Bristol, Connecticut.
The Minnesota Timberwolves will have the coveted first pick, ahead of the second-placed Golden State Warriors and the Charlotte Hornets.
Killian Hayes, Deni Avdija, Theo Maledon, Leandro Bolmaro, and Aleksej Pokusevski are among the top picks in the NBA Draft this year
NBA commissioner Adam Silver and deputy commissioner Mark Tatum will appear at ESPN to announce selections for the first and second rounds.
NBA 2019-20: New Orleans Pelicans teenager Zion Williamson excites league like no rookie since LeBron James
Zion Williamson said: "The physicality is a little bit different. There are more players that are a lot stronger. But I feel like with my size, it's not going to be that big of an adjustment. I feel like I'll adjust very well."
The comments confirm reports that former NBA Most Valuable Player Russell Westbrook was being traded to the Rockets in exchange for Chris Paul, two first-round NBA Draft picks and a swap of two more future draft selections.
Kevin Durant averaged 26 points a game for the Warriors in the NBA season. He improved to 32.3 points in the playoffs until a right calf injury resulted in him missing nine games before brief NBA Finals comeback
NBA Finals 2019: Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam overcomes father's death to live basketball dream
Pascal Siakam achieved his late dad's dream of playing in the NBA. Now every game the Cameroonian forward plays for the Toronto Raptors is dedicated to his father's memory.
NBA: New Orleans Pelicans primed for collegiate superstar Zion Williamson after winning No 1 pick in draft lottery
The New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA draft lottery on Tuesday and will have the chance to make collegiate superstar Zion Williamson the top pick on 20 June.
Boston Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving was listed as day-to-day by the NBA club on Sunday after an MRI revealed he suffered a right knee strain in a loss on Saturday.
NBA fines New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis $50,000 after agent Paul Rich went public with trade request
Anthony Davis was fined $50,000 by the NBA for making a public trade demand on Tuesday, a day after his agent went public with his desire to leave the New Orleans Pelicans.
The New Orleans Pelicans confirmed on Monday that forward Anthony Davis has asked to be traded, but say they won't be "dictated to" when it comes to letting their star go.
Seven-time NBA Champion Robert Horry will visit India this month to celebrate the 2018-19 NBA season tip-off with fans and interact with the country's top prospects at The NBA Academy India in New Delhi.
NBA draft: Phoenix Suns select Deandre Ayton as first overall pick; Sacramento Kings go big with Marvin Bagley
The Phoenix Suns didn't have to go far to get Deandre Ayton in the NBA draft, as they made the towering Bahamian teenager their first No 1 overall pick in franchise history on Thursday.
Donovan Mitchell interview: I would love to be LeBron James' teammate, but I'd rather beat him in the finals
Donovan Mitchell opens up on playing with LeBron James, life at Utah Jazz in this exclusive interview.
Just hours after announcing the deal, Fultz twisted his ankle and had to be helped off the court during Saturday night's exhibition summer league contest against Golden State.