KATHMANDU, Jan 28: Kobe Bryant- Two powerful words in sports, yes not just in the sport of basketball, but the whole wide world of sports. The name and the man had a lasting impact on the lives of so many around the world.

Kaski secures 3x3 West title

January 24, 2020 12:50 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Kaski Basketball Association has secured the Li-Ning 3x3 West title after defeating Times Club A in the final match played at Pokhara Stadium’s basketball court in Pokhara on Thursday. Kaski registered a commanding score of 21-14 to secure the win.

DALLAS, Jan 22: Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the host Dallas Mavericks 110-107 on Tuesday night.

KATHMANDU, Jan 11: Nepal Basketball League Pvt Ltd (NBL) on Friday roped in popular sports apparel producers Li-Ning as the title sponsor for the upcoming Nepal Basketball League (NBL) 3X3 West on Friday. The basketball tournament starts on January 14 at the Pokhara Stadium and will be held over three different cities of the western part of the country. NBL has already organized NBL 3X3 East.

CHICAGO, Dec 31 : With an NBA-best 30-5 record, the Milwaukee Bucks are off to a great start. Giannis Antetokounmpo, though, is more concerned with the team’s finish this season.

Los Angeles, Dec 30:  He left Cleveland for Miami, finally became a champion, went back to his beloved northeast Ohio, delivered on another title promise, then left for the Los Angeles Lakers and the next challenge. He played in eight straight finals.

AP, December 25: A six-pack of Christmas nuggets to know going into this year’s slate of showcase NBA games on the holiday: Boston at Toronto, Milwaukee at Philadelphia, Houston at Golden State, the Los Angeles Clippers at the Los Angeles Lakers and New Orleans at Denver.

KATHMANDU, Dec 10: Nepal won a bronze medal in the men's basketball under the 13th South Asian Games (SAG).

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Nepal men's basketball team has won silver in 3x3 men's basketball.

Playing with passion

October 18, 2019 09:51 am

Rabin Gautam has been playing basketball for eight years. He started when he was 10 years old. When he was 16 years old, he was awarded the Best Junior Player and Most Valuable Player at the 3rd National U19 Championship. He was also the highest individual scorer at the Kwiks Basketball League in 2018, which was the first ever basketball league to be held in Nepal. Here, with The Week’s Situ Manandhar, Gautam talks about his career, how the game has shaped him, and what he feels is still lacking in Nepal to take the game to newer heights.

Army makes winning start

April 28, 2019 11:27 am

KATHMANDU, April 28: Tribhuvan Army Club defeated defending champions Golden Gate College 104-69 to register its first win in the ongoing Kwiks Nepal Basketball League held in Kathmandu on Saturday.

NEW YORK, Feb 22: A Nike Inc sneaker worn by a college basketball superstar split in half less than a minute into a highly anticipated game between Duke University and North Carolina, prompting an outcry on social media as the company sought to figure out what caused the problem.

Currently, Bikash Shahi is in the process of recovering from an appendectomy. However, he is eager to get back to the basketball court to mentor his players. Shahi took up the national duty in 2011 when he was appointed the coach of the Nepali women's basketball team. Under his mentorship, the national women’s team has redefined success, clinching numerous international accolades.

KATHMANDU, April 16: The departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club ‘A’ has started the first Manmohan Memorial Open Basketball Tournament with a victory in men’s category on Sunday.

Mayor Cup Basketball from May 5

April 5, 2018 08:21 am

KATHMANDU, April 5: Kirtipur Municipality is set to organize the Province 3 inter-municipal first Mayor Cup Basketball Tournament from May 5.

KATHMANDU, April 1: Golden Gate International College has clinched the first Kwiks Men’s Basketball League title defeating the departmental team Tribhuvan Army Club by a score difference on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Aadharshila College is set to organize the first Aadharshila Inter-college Basketball Tournament from April 5 to 6.

Kwiks Basketball League from today

February 17, 2018 09:41 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Kwiks Basketball League, the country’s first ever club level home and away double league round-robin basketball tournament is kicking off today.

KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Nepal suffered 57-68 loss at the hands of Bangladesh in the ongoing U-16 SABA Basketball Championship on Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Lalitpur District Basketball Association (LDBA) is set to organize the 3x3 NeBA President Cup Basketball Tournament from Saturday.

HHCA, SEB win titles in Nerik basketball

February 15, 2017 21:25 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Himalayan Happy Children Academy (HHCA) and Samakhusi English Boarding (SEB) School have lifted the senior and junior boys' titles of the Fifth Nerik Cup Inter-school Basketball Tournament in Kathmandu on Wednesday.

Rosebud basketball begins today

November 21, 2016 21:20 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Rosebud School is set to organize Rosebud Valley-wide Inter-school Basketball Tournament from November 22 to December 1 in Kathmandu. The first edition of the tournament will see 20 teams participating in boys' and girls' events.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Hosts Valley Public and Himalaya Health Care Academy (HHCA) claimed the girls’ and the boys’ titles respectively of the 11th Valley Public Cup Inter-school Basketball Tournament on Friday.

Sherpa retains basketball presidency

November 11, 2016 21:25 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 11: Lama Tendi Sherpa has been elected to lead Nepal Basketball Association (NBA) for the third time in a row on Friday.

3X3 basketball from Tuesday

August 28, 2016 19:34 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 28: Ruslan 3X3 NeBA President Cup Basketball tournament will begin from Tuesday at the Dasharath Stadium Covered Hall in Tripureshwar.

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 6: From Kyrie to KD, DeMar to DeMarcus, many players on the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team are so well known to NBA fans they can simply go by first names or nicknames.

KATHMANDU, July 5: South Siders and Prime College claimed the men's and women's titles of the Morgan Cup 12th Women and 13th Men National Club-wide Basketball Tournament respectively at the covered hall of the National Sports Council, Tripureshwar in Kathmandu on Monday.

KATHMANDU, July 4: A 15-member men's basketball team is set to leave for India on Tuesday to take part in the South Asian Basketball Qualifiers slated for July 6 to 8 in Bangalore.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Golden Gate and South Siders are set to vie for the men's title in the Morgan Cup 12th Women and 13th Men National Club-wide Basketball Tournament being held in Kathmandu.

REPUBLICA,June28: GAA and Prime on Monday recorded victories in the Prime Cup 12th Women's and 13th Men's National Club-wide Basketball Tournament in men's and women's sections respectively.

KATHMANDU,June27: Baba School started its journey of the Morgan Cup 12th Women's and 13th Men's National Club-wide Basketball Tournament with win in the men's section on Sunday in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU,June23: Nepal Basketball Association (NeBA) is organizing the 12th Women's and 13th Men's National Basketball Championship from Friday in the capital.