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European NBA: Argentina, Mexico make winning starts at FIBA Americas

Luis Scola led Argentina to a 91-86 win over Puerto Rico as the FIBA Americas Championship started on Monday. Scola's double-double of 22 points and 14 rebounds guided his nation ... more
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Crushed: Angola dominate Egypt at AfroBasket

Angola crushed Egypt in their AfroBasket quarter-final as the rematch of the 2013 final ended in a one-sided win. Carlos Morais (19 points) top-scored as Angola secured an 83-63 victory ... more
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Thrashing: Tunisia keep pace with rampaging Nigeria at AfroBasket 2015

Nigeria crushed Uganda to retain top spot in Group A of AfroBasket 2015, while hosts Tunisia stayed in touch with the West Africans. Chamberlain Oguchi notched 30 points for Nigeria ... more
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Re-organise: Champions Angola overcome slow start at AfroBasket

AfroBasket powerhouse Angola began their title defence with an 84-72 victory over Mozambique, while Cape Verde, Algeria and Senegal were Thursday's other winners. Angola, winners of 11 of the past ... more
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Expensive tweet: LeBron James sponsored tweet costs $140,000

A sponsored tweet for basketball star LeBron James will cost you in excess of $140,000 (89,452). World famous athletes are consistently looking to increase their commercial worth and revenue streams, ... more
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Catch them young: Masai Ujiri welcomes prospect of NBA game in Africa

Masai Ujiri, General Manager of NBA side, Toronto Raptors has welcomed the prospect of staging a regular season basketball game in Africa in future following success of the NBA's first ... more
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Giants of Africa: Masai Ujiri and team land in Accra for kids basketball camp

Masai Ujiri and the Giants of Africa (GOA) team have arrived in Ghana on the second leg of their 4-nation African tour to hold basketball camp for 50 selected kids ... more
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Prognosis: Utah Jazz guard Dante Exum injures left knee on international duty

Utah Jazz guard Dante Exum could be facing up to one year on the sidelines, after sustaining a left-knee injury on international duty with Australia. Exum was appearing for the ... more
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Transfer news: Andre Miller set to join 40 club after signing with Minnesota Timberwolves

Andre Miller is set to join rare air and become the 23rd active NBA player aged 40 or older, after he signed a one-year deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Miller, ... more
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Business: Adidas make $200m offer to James Harden

Adidas has made a big play for the biggest basketball sneaker free agent of the summer of 2015. The company has submitted a bid of $200 million over 13 years ... more
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The greatest: Fan makes inspiring Stephen Curry tribute video

You cannot miss the video! Stephen Curry's journey from a scrawny kid at Davidson to anNBA championhas been an inspiring one. In honour of that journey, a fan created this ... more
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More money !!! NBA increases salary cap to $70m

The NBA's salary cap will rise to $70million for the 2015-16 season - an increase of $2.9m from a year ago, the league announced on Wednesday. The luxury tax threshold ... more
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