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# 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.

# basketball - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Rondo return haunts Celtics as top seeds in East slump to another surprise playoff defeat Bull Run This post contains videos

Rondo return haunts Celtics as top seeds in East slump to another surprise playoff defeat

The Chicago Bulls now lead the series 2-0.

# basketball - Monday 17 April, 2017

Durant stars as Warriors draw first blood, Celtics fall in emotional clash NBA

Durant stars as Warriors draw first blood, Celtics fall in emotional clash

There were contrasting results for respective top seeds the Golden State Warriors and the Boston Celtics in the NBA playoffs.

# basketball - Saturday 15 April, 2017

# basketball - Friday 14 April, 2017

The Eire up there: The story of the only Irish-born player to ever make it in the NBA

How Pat Burke went from Tullamore to play with some of the biggest names in basketball.

# basketball - Thursday 13 April, 2017

NBA playoff picture: Celtics on top in East as Cavs falter, Bulls and Pacers advance

Title favourites the Golden State Warriors are No 1 seeds in the Western Conference.

# basketball - Monday 10 April, 2017

Watch: Russell Westbrook breaks NBA single-season triple-double record Landmark This post contains videos

Watch: Russell Westbrook breaks NBA single-season triple-double record

The Oklahoma City Thunder guard surpassed Oscar Robertson’s 55-year-old feat on Sunday.

# basketball - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

The agony and the ecstasy: North Carolina win March Madness title 12 months after heartbreak One Shining Moment This post contains videos

The agony and the ecstasy: North Carolina win March Madness title 12 months after heartbreak

“They wanted redemption,” said North Carolina coach Roy Williams.

# basketball - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Russell Westbrook sets new NBA record with remarkable 57-point triple-double

Thunder star now just three shy of equalling record for triple-doubles in a single season.

# basketball - Monday 27 March, 2017

The last 15 seconds of this March Madness game were an absolute rollercoaster One Shining Moment This post contains videos

# basketball - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Keep my kids' names out of your mouth - LeBron warns LaVar Ball

The father of UCLA star Lonzo has not stopped talking.

# basketball - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Russell Westbrook had the best night of his career last night - and still lost Danger-Russ This post contains videos

Russell Westbrook had the best night of his career last night - and still lost

Thunder squeezed out in Portland despite Russ’s best efforts.

# basketball - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

Kerry footballer Donaghy included in Ireland basketball squad

The 34-year-old has been named on a 20-man panel by head coach Pete Strickland.

'I heard it crack' - NBA champions' new signing breaks leg 58 seconds into his debut Bad Luck This post contains videos

'I heard it crack' - NBA champions' new signing breaks leg 58 seconds into his debut

Andrew Bogut suffered a fractured tibia as the Cleveland Cavaliers lost out to Miami Heat last night.

# basketball - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Former NBA star apologises for saying he'd 'shower across the street' from gay team-mate

Amar’e Stoudemire said his response was meant to be ‘taken as a joke.’

# basketball - Saturday 25 February, 2017

He didn't have skill - Kevin Durant hits out at Shaq as feud heats up

KD leaped to the defence of team-mate JaVale McGee who was the subject of O’Neal’s ‘Shaqtin the Fool’ segment again.

# basketball - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

# basketball - Sunday 19 February, 2017

The best bits from last night's NBA Slam Dunk contest That's My Jam This post contains videos

The best bits from last night's NBA Slam Dunk contest

Pacers forward Glenn Robinson wins 2017 competition.

# basketball - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Draymond Green was close to an incredibly rare 'quadruple-double' last night Everybody Loves Draymond This post contains videos

Draymond Green was close to an incredibly rare 'quadruple-double' last night

Golden State look ready for tonight’s trip to OKC.

# basketball - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Former Knicks star Oakley dragged from stands and arrested following 'row with team owner' Knicked This post contains videos

Former Knicks star Oakley dragged from stands and arrested following 'row with team owner'

Charles Oakley denies Knicks’ claims that he behaved “in a highly inappropriate and completely abusive manner.”

# basketball - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

America is freaking out over the high-school basketball player who scored 92 points Rising Star This post contains videos

# basketball - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

LeBron James makes jaw-dropping three-pointer to force overtime in 'instant classic' King James This post contains videos

LeBron James makes jaw-dropping three-pointer to force overtime in 'instant classic'

The four-time NBA MVP inspired the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 140-135 win over the Washington Wizards in an epic thriller.

# basketball - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Can Liffey Celtics shock Glanmire to claim the womens' National Cup final?

Glanmire are looking to make it four titles in a row tonight.

# basketball - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Can Swords make amends for 2016 or will Killester upset the odds in the men's National Cup final?

The two go toe-to-toe this evening in the National Basketball arena in Tallaght.

# basketball - Friday 27 January, 2017

Time for Irish basketball to look towards the future, not focus on the past

The glory days may never come again, but the foundations are in place to make the sport great again.

NBA players try predict the outcome of this weekend's National Cup Final games

Based solely on their names and pictures.

# basketball - Friday 20 January, 2017

The best player in the NBA right now didn't get picked for the All-Star Game

What does Russell Westbrook have to do?

# basketball - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Basketball CEO O'Byrne to run for OCI presidency

The OCI will appoint a new president for the first time in 28 years.