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# nba - Monday 17 April, 2017

Grieving Boston Celtics star hits 33 points just one day after the death of his little sister

Isaiah Thomas led all scorers as the Celtics went down to the Chicago Bulls in the playoff opener.

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.

# nba - Saturday 15 April, 2017

# nba - 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.

# nba - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Warriors winning streak ends at 14, Cavs slip with LeBron rested

The NBA front-runners have turned their thoughts to the play-offs.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Raptors scuffle because of late 'classless' basket, while Westbrook equals record Play The Whistle This post contains videos

Raptors scuffle because of late 'classless' basket, while Westbrook equals record

Not only that, Klay Thompson dropped 41 points for the Warriors and LeBron James warmed up for tonight’s battle with the Celtics.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Slam Dunk! NBA player makes history with 70-point game

Devin Booker is now just the sixth player in NBA history to reach this mark.

# nba - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Perfection! Russell Westbrook made every shot on his way to last night's triple-double Ballin' This post contains videos

Perfection! Russell Westbrook made every shot on his way to last night's triple-double

The OKC star is on target to average a triple-double this season.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

'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.

# nba - 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.’

# nba - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

Expecting the worst, Golden State Warriors reassured about integral Kevin Durant

KD could yet feature in the Western Conference Playoffs.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Wednesday 22 February, 2017

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.”

# nba - 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.

# nba - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

'I'm not going to let him disrespect my legacy': LeBron savages 'hater' Barkley

Barkley questioned the four-time MVP’s leadership as the Cleveland Cavaliers chase back-to-back titles.

# nba - Friday 27 January, 2017

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

Based solely on their names and pictures.

# nba - 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?

# nba - Thursday 19 January, 2017

# nba - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Warriors hammer Cavs to snap four-game losing streak

It doesn’t quite make up for losing the NBA Championship but it was a satisfying victory nonetheless.

# nba - Friday 6 January, 2017

NBA referees post sarcastic reaction to 'absurd' comment in officiating assesment report

The NBA has been publishing reports on calls made by referees since 2015.

# nba - Thursday 5 January, 2017

Russell Westbrook hit a ref in the head with the basketball and a former player says it was intentional

Russell Westbrook hit a ref in the head with the basketball and a former player says it was intentional

The OKC star received a technical foul on the play.

# nba - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

The 76 million reasons NBA superstars are less likely to leave their teams in future

The NBA’s new collective bargaining agreement encourages players to stay with their current team.

# nba - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Someone paid more than $30k for this pair of worn Steph Curry runners

Charity auction will aid victims of Oakland warehouse fire earlier this month.

# nba - Friday 30 December, 2016

The record-breaking, history-making US sports year in pictures

It was a good year to be from Cleveland. it was a bad year to be from Cleveland.

# nba - Saturday 24 December, 2016

LeBron James was destined for greatness as the rest of the 2003 Draft shows

13 years ago, the NBA had almost legendary Draft.

# nba - Friday 16 December, 2016

# nba - Sunday 11 December, 2016

LeBron is breaking records like they're going out of fashion ... again He Got Game This post contains videos

LeBron is breaking records like they're going out of fashion ... again

The NBA superstar became the first man to reach 27,000 points with 7,000 rebounds and 7,000 assists.

# nba - Wednesday 7 December, 2016

Knicks president Jackson says marijuana use part of NBA culture

Phil Jackson believes the NBA will never be able to legislate marijuana out of the game.

# nba - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Splash time! Klay Thompson scored 60 points in just 29 minutes last night Klaytheism This post contains videos

Splash time! Klay Thompson scored 60 points in just 29 minutes last night

Golden State handed out a beating against the Indiana Pacers.

# nba - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Bulls suffer surprise defeat as Warriors bounce back NBA

Bulls suffer surprise defeat as Warriors bounce back

After upstaging the Cavs, the Chicago Bulls went down 107-82 to the Dallas Mavericks last night.

# nba - Monday 28 November, 2016

The King stay The King as LeBron records another triple double NBA

The King stay The King as LeBron records another triple double

LeBron James had another good night against the 76ers.

# nba - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

5-time NBA champion Rodman charged with driving the wrong way on a motorway

The former Chicago Bull was also charged with hit and run.

# nba - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Warriors win sixth straight game as LeBron James sparks Cavs on his return

Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson and Steph Curry helped Golden State past the Boston Celtics.