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#NBA

# nba - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Can the Cavs and Warriors flip the switch? Your NBA round one preview

There are lots of questions going into this weekend’s action.

# nba - Thursday 12 April, 2018

After overtime drama, the NBA playoff bracket is now set

The NBA playoff field is now set after last night’s results.

Westbrook becomes first NBA player to average triple-double in back-to-back seasons

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook completed the memorable feat against the Memphis Grizzlies last night.

# nba - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Andre Ingram, 32, earns 'MVP' chants on NBA debut after 10 years spent in minor league Something In My Eye This post contains videos

Andre Ingram, 32, earns 'MVP' chants on NBA debut after 10 years spent in minor league

As LL Cool J said of Andre Ingram: “Dreams don’t have deadlines.”

Brilliant blocks ought to be celebrated... except when they lead to a wide open shot Half Measure This post contains videos

Brilliant blocks ought to be celebrated... except when they lead to a wide open shot

That’s the thing about defending, you have to keep doing it.

The Sixers make it 15 wins in a row but the Warriors take a 'good' 40-point loss

The high-flying Utah Jazz crushed the Golden State Warriors to boost their chances of finishing third in the Western Conference.

# nba - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Spurs, Thunder and Pelicans secure NBA playoff spots as Westbrook posts another triple-double

Russell Westbrook needs 16 rebounds in his final game to average a triple-double for the season.

# nba - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Westbrook outscores Durant in latest duel, but can't stop Warriors winning One-man Show This post contains videos

Westbrook outscores Durant in latest duel, but can't stop Warriors winning

Meanwhile, LeBron James overtook Kobe Bryant to set another milestone as the Cavs issued a statement performance to the Raptors.

# nba - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Wall back in business as the Wizards book NBA playoff spot

Elsewhere, the Heat were made to wait to guarantee their post-season plans while the Raptors were beaten by the Celtics.

# nba - Thursday 29 March, 2018

James ties Michael Jordan's double-digit scoring record as Cavs down Hornets MVP

James ties Michael Jordan's double-digit scoring record as Cavs down Hornets

LeBron finished with 41 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists last night.

# nba - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Warriors and Cavaliers both lose as they limp towards NBA play-offs Heat Check This post contains videos

Warriors and Cavaliers both lose as they limp towards NBA play-offs

Meanwhile, the Houston Rockets were able to coast to victory while resting James Harden.

# nba - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

Sixers cruise past Nuggets as Fultz returns

Markelle Fultz made his first appearance since October and helped the 76ers to a win.

# nba - Monday 26 March, 2018

Knee injury will keep Steph Curry out of early playoff games NBA

Knee injury will keep Steph Curry out of early playoff games

The brilliant guard sprained his MCL after returning from an ankle knock.

# nba - Saturday 24 March, 2018

More injury woe as Curry comes back only to go down again NBA

More injury woe as Curry comes back only to go down again

He is facing another spell on the sidelines after suffering a knee injury.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Thursday 15 March, 2018

With Steph, Draymond and Klay all missing, Kevin Durant leads Warriors past Lakers KD

With Steph, Draymond and Klay all missing, Kevin Durant leads Warriors past Lakers

The Warriors improved to 52-16 in the Western Conference.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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?

# nba - 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.

# nba - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

The NBA may be about to eliminate the 'one-and-done' rule

Under current rules, players to have one year of experience between high school and the NBA.

# nba - Monday 5 March, 2018

Watch: Kobe Bryant wins Oscar for short animation about retiring from basketball Award This post contains videos

Watch: Kobe Bryant wins Oscar for short animation about retiring from basketball

‘Dear Basketball’ is a short production based on a poem Bryant wrote in 2015, announcing his impending retirement from the sport.

# nba - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Steph Curry suffers ankle injury but not before hitting 28 points in Warriors victory

Curry left the game in the third quarter after initially tweaking his ankle in the opening period.

# nba - Friday 2 March, 2018

# nba - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

Anthony Davis is willing the Pelicans into the playoff race with a freak stretch of video-game stats

Anthony Davis has taken the Pelicans’ season into his own hands.

Lukaku suggests Premier League follows NBA with All-Star Game

The Manchester United striker says a special one-off match could see a North team take on a South XI.

# nba - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Kevin Durant scores 50 and the Warriors still lose to Trail Blazers Kd Bangs This post contains videos

Kevin Durant scores 50 and the Warriors still lose to Trail Blazers

Meanwhile, ex-Celtics Rajon Rondo and Isaiah Thomas talked their way to ejections.

# nba - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

LeBron makes game-saving block and game-winning shot for Cavs in overtime Buzzer-beater This post contains videos

LeBron makes game-saving block and game-winning shot for Cavs in overtime

Meanwhile Houston’s MVP candidate James Harden torched the Heat in Miami.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

# nba - Thursday 25 January, 2018

'I earned my spot'- Lillard fires back in All-Star war of words with Russell Westbrook

Meanwhile Paul George has hinted he’ll stay at Oklahoma City Thunder after Westbrook’s All-Star comments.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Chris Paul uses inside information to try sneak new team-mates into old dressing room to start fight

However, CP3 was blocked by security before things could escalate.