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# basketball - Yesterday’s News

Cavs one win away from NBA Finals after routing Raptors

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

Remember when Golden State couldn't lose? Now they're one game from disaster Thunder Struck This post contains videos

Remember when Golden State couldn't lose? Now they're one game from disaster

OKC walloped the Warriors last night to take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference finals.

# basketball - Sunday 22 May, 2016

Biyombo grabs 'monster' 26 rebounds as Toronto end the Cavs' winning streak Game 3 This post contains videos

Biyombo grabs 'monster' 26 rebounds as Toronto end the Cavs' winning streak

LeBron and Cleveland beaten for the first time in 11 playoff games.

# basketball - Friday 20 May, 2016

The Cavs remain unstoppable in the East but bigger tests lie ahead

LeBron James and crew have now won 10 playoff games in a row.

# basketball - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Curry shrugs off weird 'tennis ball' lump on elbow to lead Warriors to victory

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

This is gonna be great! Thunder beat Golden State on the road in thrilling Game 1 Game 1 This post contains videos

This is gonna be great! Thunder beat Golden State on the road in thrilling Game 1

Russell Westbrook’s 27 points helped OKC to a big win over the Warriors last night.

# basketball - Monday 16 May, 2016

Toronto Raptors tear down Heat in game 7 to set up clash with LeBron James' Cavaliers

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

29 points for Steph Curry as Golden State Warriors advance to conference final

The champions claimed a 4-1 series win against the Portland Trail Blazers last night.

# basketball - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Who cares about unanimous votes? Steph Curry's daughter Riley is the real MVP Life Of Riley This post contains videos

Who cares about unanimous votes? Steph Curry's daughter Riley is the real MVP

Riley is watching. Always watching.

The Thunder could be about to turn the NBA playoffs upside down Thunder Struck This post contains videos

The Thunder could be about to turn the NBA playoffs upside down

Spurs on the brink of exit as Westbrook and co take a 3-2 series lead back to Oklahoma.

# basketball - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Steph's back, baby! Curry drops 17 points in overtime to snatch Game 4 for Golden State Golden Boy This post contains videos

Steph's back, baby! Curry drops 17 points in overtime to snatch Game 4 for Golden State

“Nobody could have predicted that explosion,” said Warriors coach Steve Kerr.

# basketball - Monday 9 May, 2016

Curry set to be named NBA MVP for second year running

The Warriors point guard will be crowned MVP, according to reports.

Cavs sweep into Eastern finals but the West is wide open as Thunder pull level with Spurs

LeBron James’ side dominated from beyond the three-point line once more.

# basketball - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Spurs take series lead, Cavs poised to sweep Hawks in the NBA playoffs

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

Raptors v Heat goes to overtime again - and it's all square as we head for Game 3 While You Were Sleeping This post contains videos

Raptors v Heat goes to overtime again - and it's all square as we head for Game 3

Toronto ground out a 96-92 win against Miami last night.

# basketball - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Kerry GAA star Kieran Donaghy set for return to top tier of Irish basketball

The three-time All-Star’s Gaelic Football commitments won’t be impacted upon.

Step aside Steph, the Cavs want to be the new 3-point kings

Cleveland scored 25 from beyond the arc as the hammered the Hawks in game two of their semi-final.

# basketball - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Even a mid-court miracle buzzer-beater wasn't enough for the Raptors to turn down the Heat

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

Thunder level series against the Spurs - but the refs missed a huge call right at the end

Back to Oklahoma with the Western Conference semis tied at 1-1.

# 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…

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