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#Basketball

# basketball - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Eastern favourites flex their muscles as Pelicans turn up the heat in Portland

All three NBA playoff games last night saw teams move to 2-0.

# basketball - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Dwayne Wade says Sixers fans can 'thank Kevin Hart' as unbeaten run ends

Wade put up a record-breaking points total to bring the Heat level in their series with Philly.

# basketball - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Popovich says Spurs 'looked like a deer in headlights' in loss to Warriors NBA

Popovich says Spurs 'looked like a deer in headlights' in loss to Warriors

Gregg Popovich was far from impressed with the San Antonio’s 113-92 playoff loss to Golden State on Saturday.

No Curry, no problem as Warriors rout Spurs on opening night of NBA playoffs NBA This post contains videos

No Curry, no problem as Warriors rout Spurs on opening night of NBA playoffs

Meanwhile the Toronto Raptors overcame the Washington Wizards in their playoff opener on Saturday.

# basketball - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Can the Cavs and Warriors flip the switch? Your NBA round one preview

There are lots of questions going into this weekend’s action.

# basketball - Thursday 12 April, 2018

After overtime drama, the NBA playoff bracket is now set

The NBA playoff field is now set after last night’s results.

Westbrook becomes first NBA player to average triple-double in back-to-back seasons

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook completed the memorable feat against the Memphis Grizzlies last night.

# basketball - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

The Sixers make it 15 wins in a row but the Warriors take a 'good' 40-point loss

The high-flying Utah Jazz crushed the Golden State Warriors to boost their chances of finishing third in the Western Conference.

# basketball - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Spurs, Thunder and Pelicans secure NBA playoff spots as Westbrook posts another triple-double

Russell Westbrook needs 16 rebounds in his final game to average a triple-double for the season.

# basketball - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Record-setting Raptors regain control of the East as they crush Celtics

Every single Toronto player scored last night.

# basketball - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Sixers cruise past Nuggets as Fultz returns

Markelle Fultz made his first appearance since October and helped the 76ers to a win.

# basketball - Saturday 24 March, 2018

Tralee win second straight Champions Trophy as Glanmire take Women's Playoff final glory

IT Carlow and Fr Matthews took the spoils in the Division One finals.

# basketball - Thursday 22 March, 2018

LeBron shows he's still the beast in the East

The Cavs conceded 79 first-half points but James led the comeback with 35 points, 17 assists and zero turnovers.

# basketball - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Draymond proves an injury too far for the Warriors as they lose to the Spurs

Meanwhile LeBron James had himself a night.

# basketball - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Epic US hoops shocker: University of Maryland stun top seed Virginia in modern-day thriller

It was one of the biggest upsets in modern American sport.

# basketball - Friday 16 March, 2018

Swapping basketball for rugby and drawing inspiration from Special Olympics to pursue nursing

Aoife McDermott has been named to start in Ireland’s last Six Nations game of the 2018 campaign.

# basketball - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

LeBron James: 'You can just say I'm like fine wine, I get better with age'

LeBron James set a new career-high for triple-doubles in a single NBA season.

# basketball - Friday 9 March, 2018

Celtics lock up playoff spot, Curry hurt as Warriors edge Spurs NBA

Celtics lock up playoff spot, Curry hurt as Warriors edge Spurs

How do you like them apples?

# basketball - Thursday 8 March, 2018

LeBron's form at an 'all-time high' as the Cavs outlast the Nuggets

Elsewhere, the Raptors also booked a playoff spot during Wednesday’s night action while the Rockets keep on firing.

# basketball - Monday 12 February, 2018

LeBron falls short of triple-double as Cavs kick-start new era

George Hill, Jordan Clarkson, Larry Nance Jr and Rodney Hood all made their debuts as the Cleveland Cavaliers eased past the Boston Celtics.

# basketball - Thursday 8 February, 2018

Rain postpones indoor NBA game

Wednesday’s game at Smoothie King Center will have to be rescheduled because of a leaky roof.

# basketball - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Steve Kerr blames new iPhone for since-deleted tweet about refs

The Warriors head coach insisted his criticism of NBA officials on Twitter was meant to be a direct message.

# basketball - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

James Harden created NBA history with the Rockets last night On Fire This post contains videos

James Harden created NBA history with the Rockets last night

He became the first player to record a 60-point triple double in their win over Orlando Magic, which was also a franchise single game record.

# basketball - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

# basketball - Saturday 27 January, 2018

'I feel like I've lived a couple of different lives': Dubliner John Carroll on his hoop dreams

Plying his trade with the University of Hartford since 2014, the 22-year-old is enjoying a fine season.

The Catalan influence in today's Irish basketball final

Joan Jordi Vall-Llobera chats to The42 ahead of UCD Marian’s clash with Templeogue today.

# basketball - Friday 26 January, 2018

Sibling rivalry not a motivation for James brothers as they face off in the National Cup final

Daniel and Stephen James will play against each other in the Men’s National Cup Final on Saturday night.

# basketball - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

LeBron scores his 30,000th-point, but the Cavs lose again

LeBron James reached a major milestone but the Cleveland Cavaliers lost to the Spurs.

# basketball - Friday 19 January, 2018

Nothing to see here, just LeBron James with the no-look nutmeg assist Ball So Hard This post contains videos

Nothing to see here, just LeBron James with the no-look nutmeg assist

Dwyane Wade could hardly believe his eyes.

# basketball - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Isaiah Thomas turns down Celtics' video tribute after complaints from fellow franchise legend

Isaiah Thomas told the Boston Celtics not to worry about his planned video tribute on 11 February.

# basketball - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Kevin Durant continues scintillating form as Warriors dominate Cavs in NBA Finals rematch KD This post contains videos

Kevin Durant continues scintillating form as Warriors dominate Cavs in NBA Finals rematch

In-form Golden State Warriors made it 13 wins in a row away from home, while LeBron James’s Cleveland have now lost eight of the last 10 games.

# basketball - Friday 12 January, 2018

LeBron James calls out own team as Raptors thrash Cavs

The Cavs talisman was not happy after Cleveland were dealt another heavy defeat in the NBA on Thursday.

# basketball - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

If the Lakers want to make a move for LeBron, they've a lot work to do

The Lakers are unlikely to create enough cap space.

Tempers flare as Heat silence Raptors for fifth straight win SCHLAPS This post contains videos

Tempers flare as Heat silence Raptors for fifth straight win

With no punches landed, Wayne Ellington’s last-gasp lay-up was the most painful blow of the night.

# basketball - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

Kerr calls LaVar Ball the 'Kardashian of the NBA'

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr questioned the media’s coverage of LaVar Ball.

# basketball - Sunday 7 January, 2018

What injury? Steph Curry scored 45 points in just 29 minutes last night Splash This post contains videos

What injury? Steph Curry scored 45 points in just 29 minutes last night

“He’s on fire,” said Warriors coach Steve Kerr. “Maybe the break was good for him.”

# basketball - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

No doubting Thomas as former Celtics star shines in his Cleveland debut

The Cleveland Cavaliers welcomed Isaiah Thomas into their lineup in the NBA.

# basketball - Friday 29 December, 2017

James Harden questions officiating after Boston Celtics complete epic comeback

Harden was called for consecutive offensive fouls in the final seconds as the Celtics won despite trailing by 26 at one stage.

# basketball - Friday 22 December, 2017

'I feel like there was a time when only I saw the future and nobody else did - I kinda knew'

Tralee native Cian Sullivan is immersed in NCAA basketball with La Salle University in Philadephia.

# basketball - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Six things to buy the US sports fan in your life this Christmas

We’ve got y’all covered in this list.

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