Basketball: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Kobe Bryant named finalist of ‘Basketball Hall of Fame’

The global sports icon Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash three weeks ago, was recently named as finalist of ‘Basketball Hall of Fame’. One of the most dominant players in NBA history played for the Los Angeles Lakers during his 20-year career. Many other former Basketball players and national coaches have also been ..

Spain wins 2019 men’s FIBA World Basketball Championship

The Spain men’s national basketball team has won the 2019 men’s FIBA World Basketball Championship in Beijing, China. In the final, they defeated Argentina with a score of  95-75.

K Govindaraj elected as new President of Basketball Federation of India (BFI)

K Govindaraj has been re-elected as president of the Basketball Federation of India (BFI). The BFI is the governing and controlling body of Basketball in India. It is responsible for the development and promotion of the sport at all levels. BFI manages all the national level basketball operations in India. It is involved in organizing ..

India hosts its first-ever FIBA 3×3 World Tour Masters event in Hyderabad

India will host its first-ever official FIBA 3×3 World Tour Masters 2018 in Hyderabad, which is scheduled to be held from September 22. It is one of the most prestigious basketball tournaments in the world. The Hyderabad Masters will see participation from the leading international 3×3 teams and top two Indian 3BL teams – Delhi ..

Jo Jo White, renowned basketball player passes away

Joseph Henry (JoJo) White (71), an American professional basketball player, has passed away in Boston, Massachusetts on January 16, 2018. White was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2015. As a professional, he is best known for his ten-year stint with the Boston Celtics of the NBA, where he led the ..