Taiwan-based pop stars to join Asian-American benefit event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several of Taiwan’s most popular stars will join an Asian-American livestreamed event to promote the fight against the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and xeno...

China tells CBA, other sports to remain suspended for now

BEIJING (AP) — China's government on Tuesday ordered all major sports events to remain suspended because of the coronavirus outbreak, meaning the country's basketball league will have to push back its...

CBA demands US players return or face lifetime ban

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) has informed teams of its intention to resume play in early April and is demanding that American players return as soon as possibl...

Why is Andrew Yang now silent on Taiwan?

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — A lot of Taiwanese people feel rather proud that Andrew Yang (楊安澤) is running to be president of the United States. He is like the Jeremy Lin (林書豪) of politics. Born...

Hong Kong's older protesters awed, humbled by zeal of youth

HONG KONG (AP) — Watching from a side road as young protesters dressed head-to-toe in black whirled into action to deal with another volley of tear gas from Hong Kong riot police, kicking away the smo...

Jeremy Lin cries 'NBA has given up on me' during Taiwan sermon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During a sermon given by NBA champion Jeremy Lin (林書豪) on Sunday (July 28), the Taiwanese-American basketball star revealed that he is going though dark times in free agency an...

NBA star Jeremy Lin coaches youth at Taipei basketball camp

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Visiting NBA champion Jeremy Lin (林書豪), who won his first NBA title last month with the Toronto Raptors, worked with talented local youngsters to improve their basketball skills at the...

Jeremy Lin's biggest dream is to play with brother on same team

Taipei (CNA)-- Taiwanese-American point guard Jeremy Lin (林書豪), who won his first NBA title last month with the Toronto Raptors, said Wednesday that his biggest dream right now is to play on the same ...

Analysis: A global game now has a truly global champion

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Canadian flag, soaked in beer and champagne, was waved in the Toronto locker room. Pascal Siakam wore the flag of Cameroon around his shoulders. Marc Gasol was yelling some ...

Jeremy Lin becomes first Taiwanese-American to win NBA championship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- With the victory of the Toronto Raptors over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday evening (June 13), Jeremy Lin has made history as being the first Taiwanese-American, as well...

Lamb hits winning 3, Hornets down Raptors 115-114

TORONTO (AP) — Jeremy Lamb banked home a half-court 3-pointer at the buzzer and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Toronto Raptors 115-114 on Sunday night for their third straight win. T...

Nuggets clinch playoff spot with win over Celtics

BOSTON (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 21 points and 13 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Boston Celtics 114-105 on Monday night. Will Barton added 20...

Lin leads Raptors to rout of Knicks; Lowry injured

TORONTO (AP) — Jeremy Lin scored 20 points, Fred VanVleet had 13 points and 12 assists, and the Toronto Raptors beat the New York Knicks 128-92 on Monday night. The victory came at a...

Kawhi Leonard scores 25 points, Raptors beat Lakers 111-98

TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points, Norman Powell had 20 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Los Angeles Lakers 111-98 on Thursday night. LeBron James scored 29 points and Al...

Embiid helps 76ers beat Pacers 106-89

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 33 points and 12 rebounds in his first game in nearly a month, leading the Philadelphia 76ers past the Indiana Pacers 106-89 on Sunday. Embiid ret...