CLEVELAND, Ohio. (Diya TV) — With one more victory, the 2017 Golden State Warriors will forever be in the discussion as the greatest team in NBA history. All that’s standing in their way is LeBron James, a man trying to secure his own legacy, and the defending NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers. Leading the charge ..
OAKLAND, Calif. (Diya TV) — In Sunday’s game 2 of the 2017 NBA Finals, the Warriors slowly disarmed the Cavaliers, finishing them off 132-113, thanks to a NBA Finals record 18 three-pointers. Steve Kerr set the tempo for the Warriors, after missing eleven postseason games with an illness, ensuring the offensive sets would create more open looks for ..
OAKLAND, Calif. (Diya TV) — With Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry leading the way, the Warriors claimed game one of the 2017 NBA Finals. In the first half, the Cavaliers stayed relatively close with an 8-point differential. The third quarter, however, was when it all fell out of the Cavaliers’ hands. By the end of ..
OAKLAND, Calif. (Diya TV) — The unprecedented fact that the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers are preparing to square off in their third-straight NBA Finals matchup is a big enough storyline in itself to make this tournament an instant classic. When the series kicks off Thursday night at Oracle Arena, the ramifications — on ..
SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — For the third straight season, the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers are set to square off in the NBA Finals. Let’s take a look at where things stand. So far, they are tied with one championship each. LeBron James has been a key factor to the Cavaliers’ success, and Curry to the ..
SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Seattle City Councilwoman Kshama Sawant has issued an appeal to the city’s local NFL team: sign the embattled ex-quarterback of the club’s biggest divisional foe, Colin Kaepernick. Sawant penned a letter, which she sent to Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll general manager John Schneider and owner Paul Allen, urging them to ..
SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Indiana University’s James Blackmon Jr. has made it official: he announced via his Instagram page Monday that he remains committed to being drafted to play in the NBA, and will sign with an agent soon. The announcement by the Hoosiers shooting guard to participate in the NBA’s June draft came ..
OAKLAND, Calif. (Diya TV) — The Golden State Warriors now sit just four wins away from the team’s third-straight trip to the NBA Finals — and very likely, a third consecutive meeting with the Cleveland Cavaliers in the league’s championship series. From the outside looking in, it’s not hard to see why — the club ..
SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Headgear, including the turban, hijabs and yarmulkes, will be allowed in professional basketball following the approval of a proposal by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) that overturns a ban on such head coverings. The organization’s central board approved the proposal Wednesday, it was formally ratified during FIBA’s midterm congress on Thursday. ..
SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Over 50 Indians, including olympians Dipa Karmakar and Sakshi Malik, made Forbes’ list of super achievers from Asia under the age of 30 who the publication says are “pushing the boundaries of innovation.” Pacing the field of Indian honorees are Karmakar, 23, who became the first Indian female gymnast to ever compete in the ..
SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Jujhar Khaira, the NHL’s third player of Indo-origin and Harnarayan Singh, a Sikh broadcaster who hosts Canada’s most famous television production, Hockey Night in Canada, were both recently honored during a session in the House of Parliament. Jujhar Khaira learned to play hockey as a young boy in the streets of Surrey, ..
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Diya TV) — Vivek Ranadive wants to bring the Sacramento Kings to India to play their preseason games. The league’s first India-born owner, Ranadive said Friday that he is pushing the NBA front office to approve the idea. He hopes to have the Kings playing in his home country within the next 10 ..
SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Kevin Durant will be taking his talents to Delhi this offseason. Elected to his eighth consecutive NBA All-Star Game, the 28-year-old Durant made his announcement Thursday as part of the weekend’s festivities. He is scheduled to visit the subcontinent in July. He will be the first player to visit NBA ..
TULSA, OK (Diya TV) — Dr. Raj Patel, an Indian American dentist from Tulsa ran seven marathons last month in seven days on seven different continents. Patel completed his last of the bunch in Sydney, Australia on Jan. 29. Just two days later, he could be seen back at his Tulsa clinic treating patients, but not before ..
SAN FRANCISCO (Diya TV) — Indian-American cricket enthusiast and businessman Jignesh Pandya announced he plans to build eight cricket stadiums across the U.S., which will cost an estimated $2.4 billion, to help professionalize the sport in the states. The Gujarat-born real estate developer wants to see stadiums go up in New York, New Jersey, Washington ..
WASHINGTON (Diya TV) — Tanveer Hussain, a snowshoe athlete from Kashmir, has been denied a U.S. visa because of the country’s “current policy,” his coach said. Hussain, 24, was scheduled to compete in this year’s world snowshoe championship, which is being hosted in New York. His coach said the U.S. Embassy said they were unable to ..