Basketball


Deng pleased with return to action

October 2 - Luol Deng (pictured) made a successful return to action after two-and-a-half months out when he scored 15 points in the Chicago Bulls 105-94 victory over Indiana Pacers in a pre-season exhibition match at Conseco Fieldhouse tonight.




Deng glad to be back for new season

September 25 - Luol Deng (pictured) is confident that the injury problems which forced him to miss the Chicago Bulls NBA play-offs last season and Britain's first appearance in the European Championships since 1981 are behind him.








Britain lose opening EuroBasket match

September 7 - Britain's basketball team pushed Slovenia all the way in their opening group game of the European Championships in Warsaw tonight, but they were unable to make the most of a dominant middle period and eventually lost 72-59.




End to basketball row?

 

altBRITISH BASKETBALL has ended its power struggle with an international ban on English players looming that threaten the team's participation in the 2012 Olympics.