Basketball







Philippines turn attention to Sampson after Giles leaves

Jamal Wesley_Sampson_19-01-12November 21 - Jamal Wesley Sampson (pictured), a 6ft 11in centre who has played with the Milwaukee Bucks, the LA Lakers, the Charlotte Bobcats, the Sacramento Kings and the Denver Nuggets in the NBA, has been chosen by the Philippines to replace C.J. Giles to reinforce their campaign to qualify for the London 2012 Olympics.




Brilliant Deng inspires Bulls comeback

November 3 - Britain's Luol Deng (pictured) scored 24 points while grabbing a career-high 20 rebounds as he almost single-handedly brought the Chicago Bulls came from from 18 down to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 83-81 in the NBA tonight.