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LeBron James’ Cavaliers down Chicago

Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James (left) goes for the basket during their NBA match against the Chicago Bulls— AFP

It was the battle between the two toughest franchisees in the Eastern Conference and the biggest star on the scene chose the occasion to work his magic in thunderous fashion.

King LeBron James looks for redemption

Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James reacts during the NBA game against the New York  — AFP

Four years after enacting the drama, the controversial and shocking ‘The Decision’ on prime time television to announce his departure from Cleveland Cavaliers to Miami Heat in South Beach, LeBron Jame

Chicago Bulls trample Knicks in citadel

Chicago Bulls’ Pau Gasol shoots over the New York Knicks’ Samuel Dalembert during the first half of their NBA game. -AP

There was so much at stake for the New York Knicks on their opening night of the NBA season against the Chicago Bulls.

Bulls pin their hopes on Rose

Formidable contenders for the championships on most occasions, the Chicago Bulls, on the eve of their first game of the NBA season look distinctly dangerous. And not without reason.

Knicks set to take on Bulls in NBA opener

For the New York Knicks, the start couldn’t have been tougher.

San Antonio set for title defence

Four-and-a-half months after their runaway victory over Miami Heat, NBA champions San Antonio Spurs are raring to go for another shot at the title in what promises to be an exciting season ahead.

Lahore Lions’ pain, Chennai Super Kings Gain

EFFORT IN VAIN: Lahore Lions’ players are jubilant after dismissing a Perth Scorchers batsman. — R. Samuel

For a short while, defending a below-par score, Lahore Lions showed grit and for about half-hour of play during the Perth Scorchers’ innings, it looked like they would pull off the impossible.

Team MRF’s Lappi, Gill set for Malaysian grind

Going into the fourth leg of the Asia Pacific Rally Championship 2013, Team MRF’s youngest recruit, Esapekka Lappi — the raciest in current times in the eyes of none other than India’s top rallyist, Gaurav Gill — will come up against the strongest challenge in his fledgling, yet supremely successful stint in rallying.

I am happy that we have more tigers today than yesterday. But I am not happy that, as a nation, we are bent on counting tigers and alternately moaning or gloating over it.

The fuss that the TV channels have been making about a debate between the Delhi’s potential chief ministerial candidates like the US presidential candidates do has been baffling because the focus has