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Kobe Bryant chopper crash victim families win $2.5 million over photos 

  • Los Angeles Lakers star Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others died in the crash in hills near Los Angeles in January 2020.
Investigators work the scene of a helicopter crash that killed former NBA basketball player Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and several others Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Calabasas, Calif. (File image)(AP)
Investigators work the scene of a helicopter crash that killed former NBA basketball player Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and several others Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Calabasas, Calif. (File image)(AP)
Published on Nov 03, 2021 09:42 AM IST
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NBA tweaks rules to suit Covid-19 protocols

“During any timeout or period break, players and coaches can huddle like normal except they must sit in or congregate around movable chairs separate and apart from the team benches. The movable chairs used during timeouts or period breaks will be cleaned and disinfected after each use,” the NBA had announced earlier on Thursday.
Members of the New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz kneel together around the Black Lives Matter logo on the court during the national anthem before the start of an NBA basketball game.(USA TODAY Sports)
Members of the New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz kneel together around the Black Lives Matter logo on the court during the national anthem before the start of an NBA basketball game.(USA TODAY Sports)
Updated on Jul 31, 2020 11:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

From NBA to IOC, sharing the bubble map

NBA has shared its experience of creating a bio-secure bubble with IOC which is working different scenarios for the Tokyo Olympics, now deferred to July 23 to August 8, 2021.
Called NBA Campus, the bubble at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, has over 1500 persons comprising squads of all 22 teams(AP Photo)
Called NBA Campus, the bubble at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, has over 1500 persons comprising squads of all 22 teams(AP Photo)
Updated on Jul 31, 2020 06:48 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByB Shrikant

NBA event in Jaipur postponed due to coronavirus

“Following the recommendation of state authorities regarding the developing situation related to the coronavirus in Jaipur, we have made the decision to reschedule the Dribble-a-thon to a later date,” the statement said.
Representional image.(File)
Representional image.(File)
Updated on Mar 05, 2020 01:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Kobe Bryant’s wife Vanessa wishes ‘this nightmare would be over’

Vanessa Bryant, 37, has made few public appearances since the crash that killed her husband, daughter and seven others and said in the social media post that she had been “reluctant” to put her feelings into words.
The death of Bryant, an 18-time all-star in the National Basketball Association and one of the world’s most admired sports figures, prompted an outpouring of shock and grief from fans and fellow athletes around the globe.(AP)
The death of Bryant, an 18-time all-star in the National Basketball Association and one of the world’s most admired sports figures, prompted an outpouring of shock and grief from fans and fellow athletes around the globe.(AP)
Updated on Feb 11, 2020 08:21 AM IST
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The life and legacy of Kobe Bryant | HT Editorial

He will live on, as long as there is basketball and sporting superstardom
On Sunday, Byrant died in a helicopter crash just north of Los Angeles(AP)
On Sunday, Byrant died in a helicopter crash just north of Los Angeles(AP)
Updated on Jan 27, 2020 08:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Thrills & spills as Pacers win on NBA India debut

After the regulation time ended at 118-118, the match was decided in the extra five minutes when the Pacers, who were trailing throughout the match, went ahead for the first-time and managed to eke out a close win.
Indiana Pacers player T J Warren performs a stunt in action during the NBA India Games 2019 in Mumbai.(PTI)
Indiana Pacers player T J Warren performs a stunt in action during the NBA India Games 2019 in Mumbai.(PTI)
Updated on Oct 04, 2019 11:29 PM IST
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Mumbai | ByB Shrikant

Indiana Pacers, Sacramento Kings upbeat about India trip

The games will be played at the NSCI Dome in Mumbai on October 4-5 and both Barnes and McDermott said they were looking forward to playing in India.
Harrison Barnes of the US shoots a free-throw.(AFP)
Harrison Barnes of the US shoots a free-throw.(AFP)
Updated on Sep 27, 2019 11:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByB Shrikant

I hope to join Indian team in the next two years, says NBA camp MVP Grishma Niranjan

In a chat with the Hindustan Times, Grishma Niranjan spoke about her immediate future plans, the improvements in her game in the last NBA women’s camp and more.
File image of Grishma Niranjan.(NBA)
File image of Grishma Niranjan.(NBA)
Updated on Feb 11, 2019 08:00 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByRohan Pathak

Parents calling time on young talent playing ball...but the NBA is here to change that

Lalit Nahata, vice- president of the Pune district basketball association talks about what it takes for basketball to take root in the country and how the NBA can bring about that change.
Lalit Nahata, vice- president, Pune district basketball association believes that talent has to be scouted early to be able to compete at the international level.(HT PHOTO)
Lalit Nahata, vice- president, Pune district basketball association believes that talent has to be scouted early to be able to compete at the international level.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 22, 2018 04:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByHT Correspondent, Pune

Pune’s rising 16-year-old ‘NBA star’ all set to slam dunk his club through district tourney

Kokate is one of eight Indian players chosen for the ACG-NBA jump national finals - India’s first-ever national basketball talent search programme.
Pritish Kokate in action for his club, Sharp Shooters, at Deccan Gymkhana on Monday.(HT PHOTO)
Pritish Kokate in action for his club, Sharp Shooters, at Deccan Gymkhana on Monday.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 22, 2018 04:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByPranav Shahney

Mischief makers rule, Deccan B girls cruise at under-16 district basketball championship

Clubs as well as schools from all over the city are participating in the event, giving them an opportunity to impress coaches and scouts.
Players of Deccan B (yellow) and SKP (red) during a match at the seventh late Sanjay Mahadeo Nimhan memorial basketball tournament.(HT PHOTO)
Players of Deccan B (yellow) and SKP (red) during a match at the seventh late Sanjay Mahadeo Nimhan memorial basketball tournament.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on May 20, 2018 11:35 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Pune | ByPranav Shahaney, Pune
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