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#Basketball

# basketball - Sunday 17 September, 2017

Ciaran Kilkenny as point guard: How basketball has transformed Dublin's style of play

The cross-sport pollination from hoops to Gaelic football will be on show in Croke Park later today.

# basketball - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Massive NBA trade as Boston pick up superstar Kyrie Irving and send Isaiah Thomas to Cleveland

The Cavs have traded to a direct Eastern Conference rival and could prove the difference in getting the Celtics back to a Finals.

# basketball - Saturday 12 August, 2017

The fairytale continues! Ireland make history by booking place in European Championship final Hoop Dreams This post contains videos

The fairytale continues! Ireland make history by booking place in European Championship final

It was another memorable night at the National Basketball Arena as Ireland’s golden girls beat Poland.

# basketball - Friday 11 August, 2017

History makers: Ireland U18 Women storm into FIBA European Championships semi-final

The U18 women’s team is the first underage Irish basketball team in history to reach the European semis.

Unbeaten Ireland seek European quarter-final success over Israel

The U18 women’s team are aiming for FIBA European Championship Division B glory.

# basketball - Friday 4 August, 2017

Steph Curry made his pro golf debut yesterday, and certainly didn't disgrace himself

Warriors superstar shot a four-over par 74 at the Ellie Mae Classic.

# basketball - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Steph Curry is getting paid! Warriors star smashes record with $200m five-year deal

New deal will make Curry the fourth-highest paid athlete in the world.

# basketball - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

No surprise as Westbrook named NBA MVP after historic season MVP

No surprise as Westbrook named NBA MVP after historic season

Russell Westbrook made NBA history during the regular season and now has the hardware to reward his accomplishments.

# basketball - Friday 23 June, 2017

NBA Draft 2017 full results: 76ers select Fultz with number one pick as Lonzo heads for LA

Markelle Fultz was the top pick in the NBA Draft as Jimmy Butler joined the Minnesota Timberwolves.

# basketball - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

The Lakers traded away the future of the franchise... and it could be to make room for LeBron James

On paper, the trade with the Nets looks an odd one.

# basketball - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dennis Rodman thinks Trump is 'pretty happy' he's going back to North Korea Tensions

Dennis Rodman thinks Trump is 'pretty happy' he's going back to North Korea

The former basketball player said the issue of several Americans currently detained there is “not my purpose right now”.

# basketball - Thursday 8 June, 2017

The Cavs threw everything at the Warriors in Game Three... and still lost

The Warriors are one game away from a sweep of the playoffs.

# basketball - Sunday 4 June, 2017

3 things Cleveland can do in Game Two to stop the Warriors dominating again

Will it be another easy win for the Golden State Warriors?

# basketball - Friday 2 June, 2017

Cavs coach Lue: Warriors best I've ever seen

The Cleveland Cavaliers lost 113-91 on Thursday and Lue heaped praise on his rivals.

Durant and Curry prove too hot for the Cavs in Game One of the NBA Finals

A 13-0 start to the second half sealed the game for the Dubs.

# basketball - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

NBA Finals 2017: The five biggest differences as Cavs and Warriors reunite

What makes the upcoming 2017 NBA Finals different from last year’s series?

# basketball - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Order restored as Irving and James double up to beat Celtics

The Cavs now have what looks an unassailable 3-1 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.

# basketball - Monday 22 May, 2017

Bradley's game-winning three pointer on the buzzer completes Boston's stunning comeback NBA Playoffs This post contains videos

Bradley's game-winning three pointer on the buzzer completes Boston's stunning comeback

The Boston Celtics can level the series with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday.

# basketball - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Kevin Durant stars as Warriors put Spurs on brink of elimination NBA

Kevin Durant stars as Warriors put Spurs on brink of elimination

The Warriors now lead the Spurs 3-0 in the best-of-seven series.

# basketball - Saturday 20 May, 2017

LeBron and the Cavs embarrass Celtics for 2-0 series lead Ballin' This post contains videos

LeBron and the Cavs embarrass Celtics for 2-0 series lead

He missed out on the shortlist for league MVP though.

# basketball - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Which way to the finals? Steph and the Warriors run amok against the Spurs

San Antonio left to rue Kawhi Leonard’s injury as they trail 2-0 in Western conference finals.

# basketball - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

A bench player was the Celtics' unlikely hero in Game 7 last night Anybody Here Seen Kelly? This post contains videos

A bench player was the Celtics' unlikely hero in Game 7 last night

Kelly Olynyk had the game of his life.

# basketball - Saturday 13 May, 2017

John Wall and the Wizards force game 7 against Celtics

It’s back to Boston for the decider.

# basketball - Friday 12 May, 2017

Spurs humble Rockets as Harden's MVP-worthy season ends in a whimper

It was a historically bad night for the Houston side.

# basketball - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Celtics win moves them one step closer to showdown with LeBron's Cavs

Boston take a 3-2 series lead with 123-101 win against the Wizards.

# basketball - Monday 8 May, 2017

All too easy for the Cavs as they sweep Raptors to reach conference finals

LeBron James had 35 points as Cleveland remain unbeaten in this year’s playoffs.

# basketball - Saturday 6 May, 2017

LeBron leads Cavs again, Spurs edge ahead

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers continued their dominance of the Toronto Raptors.

# basketball - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Kawhi shines - but Spurs' playoff run suffers hammer blow with Tony Parker injury The Story Of Kawhi This post contains videos

Kawhi shines - but Spurs' playoff run suffers hammer blow with Tony Parker injury

Spurs level Rockets series at 1-1 but face an anxious wait on Tony Parker’s fitness.

# basketball - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Grieving Isaiah Thomas scores 53 in Celtics win while Warriors ease past Jazz NBA

Grieving Isaiah Thomas scores 53 in Celtics win while Warriors ease past Jazz

Thomas attended his sister Chyna’s funeral on Saturday after she died in a car accident.

# basketball - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

A winter playing basketball in Sligo and back from injury for another summer of hope with Mayo

The 26-year-old turned to another sport in the wake of their All-Ireland final loss.

LeBron nails off-the-backboard alley-oop as Cavs see off Raptors Freak Of Nature This post contains videos

LeBron nails off-the-backboard alley-oop as Cavs see off Raptors

Elsewhere, James Harden was inspirational for the Houston Rockets in their second-round playoff victory over the San Antonio Spurs.

# basketball - Monday 1 May, 2017

Toothless Celtics star plans quick dental work after shipping blow to face in playoffs Spot The Gap This post contains videos

Toothless Celtics star plans quick dental work after shipping blow to face in playoffs

Isaiah Thomas still starred as his side claimed game one against the Washington Wizards.

# basketball - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Celtics and Wizards set up Conference semi-final as Clippers stay alive NBA

Celtics and Wizards set up Conference semi-final as Clippers stay alive

Isaiah Thomas and the Celtics topped the Bulls 105-83 on Friday, while the Wizards were 115-99 winners.

# basketball - Thursday 27 April, 2017

Top-seeded Celtics back from the brink as they take 3-2 lead against the Bulls

In the earlier game, the Washington Wizards beat the Atlanta Hawks 103-99.

# basketball - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Inquiry may be launched into case of child abuser Bill Kenneally Basketball Coach

Inquiry may be launched into case of child abuser Bill Kenneally

The former national basketball coach is serving a 14-year sentence for abusing teenage boys in Waterford in the 1980s.

James Harden and the Rockets ended Russell Westbrook's historic season last night

The Rockets beat the Thunder 105-99 to win their playoff series.

# basketball - Monday 24 April, 2017

Lebron the star as the Cavs make it to the second round of the NBA playoffs

The defending champions defeated the Pacers 4-0 in the opening series.

# basketball - Sunday 23 April, 2017

The Grizzlies and Spurs gave us a Game Four overtime epic last night Make Your Marc This post contains videos

The Grizzlies and Spurs gave us a Game Four overtime epic last night

Wins for the Warriors, Raptors and Hawks as well in Saturday night’s playoff action.

# basketball - Saturday 22 April, 2017

The Celtics and the Thunder are still alive after big wins in the NBA Playoffs

Boston and OKC cut their playoff deficits to 2-1 with big wins.

# basketball - Friday 21 April, 2017

25 points down at half time, LeBron and the Cavs simply refused to be beaten last night Ball So Hard This post contains videos

25 points down at half time, LeBron and the Cavs simply refused to be beaten last night

Defending NBA champs mount huge comeback to go 3-0 up against Indiana.

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