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#Basketball

# basketball - Friday 29 April, 2016

Thomas' double-double not nearly enough as Hawks soar past Celtics Game 6 This post contains videos

Thomas' double-double not nearly enough as Hawks soar past Celtics

The Hawks are going to Cleveland next up.

# basketball - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

# basketball - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

CP3 blow as Clippers star is in the wars to dent his team's playoff hopes

Chris Paul broke his hand last night while the Oklahoma City Thunder rolled into the second round.

# basketball - Saturday 23 April, 2016

The Spurs, Cavs cruise in play-offs

The Cleveland Cavaliers and San Antonio Spurs moved a step closer to advancing in the NBA play-offs.

# basketball - Friday 22 April, 2016

It was supposed to be easier than this - Rockets beat Curry-less Warriors

Golden State still leads 2-1 after losing to Houston on Thursday night.

# basketball - Thursday 21 April, 2016

Watch: LeBron to the fore as Cavaliers tie NBA playoff record Behind The Arc This post contains videos

Watch: LeBron to the fore as Cavaliers tie NBA playoff record

Cleveland sank 20 three-pointers on their way to establishing a 2-0 series lead against the Pistons.

# basketball - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Warriors rout the Rockets while Thunder have buzzer-beating winner ruled out

It was a dramatic night of NBA action.

# basketball - Monday 18 April, 2016

Cavs, Spurs, Heat and Clippers draw first blood in NBA playoffs

LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love led the Cleveland Cavaliers past the Detroit Pistons in game one on Sunday.

# basketball - Saturday 16 April, 2016

The NBA playoffs start tonight... here's who wins in Round One

There are no prizes for guessing that the Cavs and Warriors are the favourites.

# basketball - Friday 15 April, 2016

# basketball - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Warriors break NBA record, Bryant says goodbye in style

The Golden State Warriors eclipsed the record set by the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls, while Kobe Bryant bid farewell to basketball on Wednesday.

# basketball - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Kobe bows out of the NBA in the shadow of the record chasing Warriors

The eyes of the basketball world will be on California season.

Steph Curry's younger brother has caught fire at the perfect time and it could earn him millions this summer

In recent weeks, Seth Curry has begun to make people stand up and notice.

# basketball - Monday 11 April, 2016

One win from history! Warriors beat the Spurs to match the Bulls' record 72 This post contains videos

One win from history! Warriors beat the Spurs to match the Bulls' record

Steph and Golden State can break the 20-year-old regular season record in their final game on Wednesday night.

# basketball - Friday 8 April, 2016

Warriors reach 70 wins and clinch number one seed

The Golden State Warriors are one step closer to the Chicago Bulls’ record.

# basketball - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Disaster! The Warriors lost last night and might miss out on breaking the record now

Steph Curry and Golden State need to win their last four games to pass the Bulls’ legendary mark.

# basketball - Monday 4 April, 2016

Warriors bounce back from shock loss to close in on wins record

The Golden State Warriors have to win four of their remaining five games to beat the Chicago Bulls’ NBA record.

# basketball - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Warriors are now just six games from breaking the NBA wins record

And extended their home win streak to 54 games.

# basketball - Saturday 26 March, 2016

Steph Curry-inspired premature celebration really backfires on Klay Thompson H-oops This post contains videos

Steph Curry-inspired premature celebration really backfires on Klay Thompson

Keep your eye on the ball, youngfella.

# basketball - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Steph Curry doesn’t have a ‘bad hand’, don’t be so ridiculous King Steph This post contains videos

# basketball - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

This teenager’s incredible attempted slam dunk is so bad it’s absolutely terrific

10 out of 10 for invention, just a couple of marks short on execution…

# basketball - Monday 21 March, 2016

Texas A and M’s historic comeback shows exactly why they call it March Madness

The Aggies overturned a 12-point deficit in the final 34 seconds last night.

# basketball - Saturday 19 March, 2016

Curry, Thompson lead Warriors as Cavs seal play-off spot

The Golden State Warriors improved to 62-6, while LeBron James returned to help the Cleveland Cavaliers book a spot in the post-season.

# basketball - Friday 18 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Facebook built a basketball game directly into Messenger – here’s how to play Shoot Some Hoops

Facebook built a basketball game directly into Messenger – here’s how to play

The game is to celebrate March Madness, a tournament involving numerous US college basketball teams.

# basketball - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Drake trash-talked the Chicago Bulls guard to cause a 5-second violation last night Drizzy Distraction This post contains videos

Drake trash-talked the Chicago Bulls guard to cause a 5-second violation last night

Meanwhile, Steph Curry celebrated turning 28 with a win as the Golden State Warriors defeated the New Orleans Pelicans.

# basketball - Thursday 10 March, 2016

Steph Curry served up TWO ridiculous moments last night Golden Boy This post contains videos

Steph Curry served up TWO ridiculous moments last night

Steph was ballin’ against the Utah Jazz last night.

# basketball - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Steph Curry and the Warriors smash the Bulls’ 20-year NBA record

The Golden State Warriors made history when beating Orlando Magic last night.

# basketball - Friday 4 March, 2016

Steph Curry leads Warriors to 44th straight home win NBA

Steph Curry leads Warriors to 44th straight home win

‘This is special’ he said afterwards.

# basketball - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

A basketball team celebrated their ‘win’ with 1 second on the clock… guess what happened next

The Burrillville High School basketball team celebrated a second too early.

# basketball - Friday 26 February, 2016

Steph Curry hits 51 points en route to breaking an NBA record

The Golden State Warriors star moved closer to becoming known as the best shooter in NBA history.

# basketball - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Record-equalling Curry leads Warriors, LeBron stars for Cavs

Stephen Curry matched an NBA record for three-pointers last night.

# basketball - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

From downtown… college player sinks 80-foot buzzer-beater

And Josh Henderson made it look easy.

# basketball - Monday 22 February, 2016

Anthony Davis put up an historic individual performance last night

Anthony Davis put up an historic individual performance last night

The Pelicans player reminded everyone just how talented he is.

# basketball - Saturday 20 February, 2016

The Warriors broke another NBA record last night, but not one they’ll be proud of

Golden State suffered the heaviest defeat for a defending champion in nearly a decade.

# basketball - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

What the hell is ‘Hack-a-Shaq’ and why are the NBA trying to cut down on it?

The controversial fouling technique could soon be outlawed.

# basketball - Sunday 14 February, 2016

The final round of this year’s NBA All-Star Slam Dunk contest was seriously entertaining Airborne This post contains videos

The final round of this year’s NBA All-Star Slam Dunk contest was seriously entertaining

Defending champion Zach Lavine and Orlando’s Aaron Gordon battled it out for the title last night.

# basketball - Thursday 11 February, 2016

From paying to play to being a key cog in one of the NBA’s best teams, the incredible rise of Jonathon Simmons

Jonathon Simmons has had a long, winding journey to the NBA.

# basketball - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Warriors break yet another NBA record as Steph Curry continues to do ridiculous things

The point guard had 35 points for himself last night.

# basketball - Monday 8 February, 2016

New York Knicks fire head coach Derek Fisher – reports

It’s the end of the road for D-Fish in Manhattan.

# basketball - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Incredible Steph Curry scores 51, flirts with three-point record

Steph Curry came up just short in his attempt to break the NBA’s record for three-pointers made in a game.

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