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#Basketball

# 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

# basketball - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Steph Curry is so good, he doesn't even need his hands to make three-pointers Splash Brothers This post contains videos

# basketball - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

LeBron James thrives at point guard in win over Bulls Ballin' This post contains videos

LeBron James thrives at point guard in win over Bulls

Tyronn Lue made some tweaks to his new look Cavs team.

# basketball - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Curry, Durant both ejected in final minute of Warriors' loss to Grizzlies NBA

Curry, Durant both ejected in final minute of Warriors' loss to Grizzlies

Steph Curry threw his mouthguard at an official.

# basketball - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Horrific Hayward injury ruins dramatic opening night in the NBA

The Celtics forward suffered a dislocated ankle and broken tibia.

# basketball - Sunday 15 October, 2017

Steve Kerr first unveiled the NBA's most lethal offence on a charcuterie board to an airport bartender

Almond Stephen Curry and Almond Klay Thompson sound deliciously effective.

# basketball - Saturday 30 September, 2017

# basketball - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

LeBron: 'The people run this country, not one individual. And damn sure not him' LBJ This post contains videos

LeBron: 'The people run this country, not one individual. And damn sure not him'

The NBA superstar doubled down on his criticism of US President Donald Trump.

# 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.