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Derrick Rose fined in felt-tip fiasco

The National Basketball Association has slapped Detroit Pistons player Derrick Rose with a hefty fine for throwing a pen into the crowd at The Palace arena in Detroit.

Embiid, Towns hit with two game bans for altercation

The National Basketball Association has slapped a pair of All-Stars Karl-Anthony Towns and Joel Embiid with two game suspensions for their roles in a fight during Wednesday night's contest in Philadelphia.

NBA cancels all Lakers-Nets press events in China

The National Basketball Association (NBA) said Friday it had cancelled all remaining scheduled press events for its pre-season games in China, citing the "complicated and unprecedented" controversy over Hong Kong protests and free speech.

NBA chief Silver stands firm as China backlash mounts

The National Basketball Association won't gag its personnel or apologise over a team executive's tweet that ignited a firestorm in China, commissioner Adam Silver insisted Tuesday, standing firm despite a growing backlash that imperils the…

Tencent Q2 earnings beat estimates on gaming growth

Chinese internet giant Tencent said Wednesday its net profit jumped 35 percent in the second quarter, as the company continued to wriggle out of Beijing's crackdown on online gaming and build mobile game growth.