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#NBA

# nba - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Celtics win moves them one step closer to showdown with LeBron's Cavs

Boston take a 3-2 series lead with 123-101 win against the Wizards.

# nba - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Ginobili thwarts Harden's last-gasp shot to give Spurs series lead over the Rockets Manu Up This post contains videos

Ginobili thwarts Harden's last-gasp shot to give Spurs series lead over the Rockets

Harden looked set to put the game in overtime before Ginobili slid the ball from his hands.

# nba - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Curry for 30: Warriors sweep into western finals with 5 players in double figures Ballin' This post contains videos

Curry for 30: Warriors sweep into western finals with 5 players in double figures

Houston and San Antonio, currently locked at 2 – 2 in their series, will battle to join the free-flowing Warriors.

# nba - Monday 8 May, 2017

All too easy for the Cavs as they sweep Raptors to reach conference finals

LeBron James had 35 points as Cleveland remain unbeaten in this year’s playoffs.

# nba - Saturday 6 May, 2017

LeBron leads Cavs again, Spurs edge ahead

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers continued their dominance of the Toronto Raptors.

# nba - Friday 5 May, 2017

Green outplays Jazz while Celtics get roughed up in Washington Forgot About Dray? This post contains videos

Green outplays Jazz while Celtics get roughed up in Washington

The Washington Wizards got physical as the clawed back their way back into their series.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Friday 28 April, 2017

Veteran Tony Parker at his most efficient as Spurs finish off Grizzlies Game 6 This post contains videos

Veteran Tony Parker at his most efficient as Spurs finish off Grizzlies

In Milwaukee, the Raptors saw off the Bucks to take their place alongside LeBron James’ Cavaliers in the second round.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

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.

# nba - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

After being ridiculed with Barney music, Raptors take control of enthralling Bucks series NBA This post contains videos

After being ridiculed with Barney music, Raptors take control of enthralling Bucks series

Meanwhile, Steph Curry hit the 30-point mark as the Warriors cruised into the second round.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Warriors cut down Blazers, Westbrook runs out of gas

Kevin Durant sat out the game.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

LeBron and Kawhi flex their muscles as Cavs, Spurs take control in playoffs Two Zip This post contains videos

LeBron and Kawhi flex their muscles as Cavs, Spurs take control in playoffs

Kawhi Leonard’s haul of 37 points was his highest yet in the playoffs.

# 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.