# basketball - Yesterday’s News
Can you do better than Shefflin and Co?
# basketball - Sunday 21 August, 2016
There was no stopping the United States in the men’s basketball final at Rio 2016, as Serbia suffered a thumping defeat.
# basketball - Thursday 18 August, 2016
The Americans march on.
# basketball - Saturday 9 July, 2016
Before Kevin Durant decided to sign with the…
# basketball - Tuesday 5 July, 2016
Five-time All-Star Russell Westbrook will become a free agent following the 2016-17 NBA season.
# basketball - Sunday 3 July, 2016
Mark Scannell’s side finished second behind Malta.
# basketball - Saturday 2 July, 2016
Could we have a new Splash Brother?
# basketball - Thursday 30 June, 2016
LeBron James will opt out of his $24 million contract option with the Cavs next year.
# basketball - Monday 27 June, 2016
No Steph, no LeBron. Can they take a third straight gold medal?
# basketball - Friday 24 June, 2016
Two Olympic golds will have to content the King for now.
# basketball - Wednesday 22 June, 2016
The Cavaliers are back in Cleveland…
# basketball - Monday 20 June, 2016
Cleveland’s prodigal son LeBron James did his hometown proud in Oakland on Sunday.
# basketball - Saturday 11 June, 2016
The Warriors are within touching distance of history.
# basketball - Wednesday 8 June, 2016
Lionel Messi, LeBron James and Roger Federer were next in line.
Magic Johnson won five NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s, with the Hall of Famer named MVP in three of the Finals.
# basketball - Friday 3 June, 2016
The Golden State Warriors and their bench stepped up as Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson struggled.
# basketball - Thursday 2 June, 2016
The series gets under way at 2am tonight.
# basketball - Monday 30 May, 2016
# basketball - Sunday 29 May, 2016
The Golden State Warriors stayed alive in the NBA play-offs, rallying past the Oklahoma City Thunder.
# basketball - Thursday 26 May, 2016
Game six heads to Toronto with the Cleveland Cavaliers leading 3-2 in the best-of-seven NBA play-off series.
# basketball - Wednesday 25 May, 2016
OKC walloped the Warriors last night to take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference finals.
# basketball - Sunday 22 May, 2016
LeBron and Cleveland beaten for the first time in 11 playoff games.
# basketball - Friday 20 May, 2016
LeBron James and crew have now won 10 playoff games in a row.
# basketball - Thursday 19 May, 2016
Oklahoma City Thunder could not halt Stephen Curry on Wednesday, despite an unusual injury picked up by Golden State star.
# basketball - Tuesday 17 May, 2016
Russell Westbrook’s 27 points helped OKC to a big win over the Warriors last night.
# basketball - Monday 16 May, 2016
Kyle Lowry and co. will have to recuperate quickly, game one of the eastern finals will go ahead on Tuesday night.
# basketball - Thursday 12 May, 2016
The champions claimed a 4-1 series win against the Portland Trail Blazers last night.
# basketball - Wednesday 11 May, 2016
Riley is watching. Always watching.
Spurs on the brink of exit as Westbrook and co take a 3-2 series lead back to Oklahoma.
# basketball - Tuesday 10 May, 2016
“Nobody could have predicted that explosion,” said Warriors coach Steve Kerr.
# basketball - Monday 9 May, 2016
The Warriors point guard will be crowned MVP, according to reports.
LeBron James’ side dominated from beyond the three-point line once more.
# basketball - Saturday 7 May, 2016
The San Antonio Spurs lead the Oklahoma City Thunder 2-1 in the west, while the Cleveland Cavaliers are in control in the east.
# basketball - Friday 6 May, 2016
Toronto ground out a 96-92 win against Miami last night.
# basketball - Thursday 5 May, 2016
The three-time All-Star’s Gaelic Football commitments won’t be impacted upon.
Cleveland scored 25 from beyond the arc as the hammered the Hawks in game two of their semi-final.
# basketball - Wednesday 4 May, 2016
Elsewhere, the Gloden State Warriors relied on their defence as they took control of their series with the Trail Blazers.
# basketball - Tuesday 3 May, 2016
Back to Oklahoma with the Western Conference semis tied at 1-1.
# basketball - Friday 29 April, 2016
The Hawks are going to Cleveland next up.
# basketball - Wednesday 27 April, 2016
# basketball - Tuesday 26 April, 2016
Chris Paul broke his hand last night while the Oklahoma City Thunder rolled into the second round.