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#Basketball

# 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.

# basketball - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Celtics bounce back as Thunder lift George in return to Indiana

Former Indiana Pacers star Paul George struggled for OKC, who still won midweek.

# basketball - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

'It's not good': Steph Curry leaves New Orleans on crutches with worrying ankle injury

The two-time MVP limped off the court with less than a minute left in their win over the Pelicans.

# basketball - Monday 4 December, 2017

# basketball - Thursday 30 November, 2017

The Beard should still be feared while Warriors just outlast Lakers

There was a decent slate of NBA action on Wednesday night.

# basketball - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

LeBron James ejected for first time in his career

But the Cleveland Cavaliers still made it nine straight NBA wins last night.

# basketball - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Hoop dreams! Dublin midfielder follows Donaghy by joining Super League basketball side

Michael Darragh MacAuley will make his debut for Eanna on Thursday night in UCD.

# basketball - Thursday 23 November, 2017

After 16 straight wins, the Boston Celtics were finally beaten last night Welcome To Miami This post contains videos

After 16 straight wins, the Boston Celtics were finally beaten last night

Miami turn up the heat to beat Boston 104-98, while KD and Russ (literally) go head-to-head in Oklahoma City.

# basketball - Monday 20 November, 2017

Lonzo Ball records second triple-double to join Magic Johnson in the record books

Elsewhere in the NBA, Steph Curry scored a season-high 39 points and David Lee announced his retirement.

# basketball - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Kyrie on fire as Celtics win 15th straight, while Curry leads Warriors fightback against 76ers

The Boston Celtics maintained their unbeaten run with a 110-99 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday.

# basketball - Friday 17 November, 2017

Celtics stretch winning streak to 14 games after epic comeback against Golden State Celtic Gold This post contains videos

Celtics stretch winning streak to 14 games after epic comeback against Golden State

Trailing 66-49, the Celtics won last night’s clash 92-88.

# basketball - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Embiid enjoys historic night with monstrous 46-point performance against Lakers

Los Angeles rookie Lonzo Ball scored just two points and didn’t feature in the fourth quarter.

# basketball - Sunday 12 November, 2017