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Dublin: 8°C Sunday 29 November 2020

#Ballin'

# ballin - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Raptors rip Nets apart and Boston hold off 76ers for 3-0 NBA playoff leads Wrap This post contains videos

Raptors rip Nets apart and Boston hold off 76ers for 3-0 NBA playoff leads

Elsewhere, the ‘incredible’ Kawhi Leonard sparkled for the Clippers.

# ballin - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Upsets aplenty as top seeds Lakers and Bucks stunned in NBA playoff openers Wrap This post contains videos

Upsets aplenty as top seeds Lakers and Bucks stunned in NBA playoff openers

Wins for the Portland Trail Blazers and Orlando Magic, as the Houston Rockets and Miami Heat were also victorious.

# ballin - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Pacers hold off Rockets despite Harden's 45 points

A run through last night’s NBA action.

# ballin - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Davis follows in Kobe's footsteps and LeBron also stars as Lakers clinch top spot in the West Round-Up This post contains videos

Davis follows in Kobe's footsteps and LeBron also stars as Lakers clinch top spot in the West

‘To be in a category with him means a lot. I know he’s looking down on us, cheering us on.’

# ballin - Friday 31 January, 2020

Young stars in shock win, Clippers honour Lakers legend Bryant and Raptors roar on Ballin' This post contains videos

Young stars in shock win, Clippers honour Lakers legend Bryant and Raptors roar on

A wrap of Thursday’s NBA action.

# ballin - Monday 13 January, 2020

Nuggets top Kawhi's Clippers, Irving returns after prolonged absence Ballin' This post contains videos

Nuggets top Kawhi's Clippers, Irving returns after prolonged absence

The Los Angeles Clippers fell to the Denver Nuggets as Kyrie Irving made his long-awaited comeback.

# ballin - Monday 2 December, 2019

Doncic dominates as Mavericks halt winning streak for LeBron's Lakers NBA This post contains videos

Doncic dominates as Mavericks halt winning streak for LeBron's Lakers

The 20-year-old hit 27 points as Dallas won out 114-110.

# ballin - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

That's all of 'em: Triple-double history for LeBron, Warriors end losing streak

Meanwhile, ‘Melo returned to basketball with a loss to the Pelicans.

# ballin - Friday 1 November, 2019

Kawhi back to haunt Spurs and halt their winning streak

Meanwhile, undrafted Kendrick Nunn starred for the Heat.

# ballin - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Harden holds nerve as Rockets win 317-point shoot-out, Embiid and Towns battle on and off court

‘I didn’t know we were going to have to score about 160 points to win,’ said relieved Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni.

# ballin - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Steph hits hot streak to get upper hand on brother and Blazers in finals opener Gsw This post contains videos

Steph hits hot streak to get upper hand on brother and Blazers in finals opener

The Warriors star struggled from outside the arc early in this playoff run, but that looked a long way behind him last night.

# ballin - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

LeBron's Lakers appoint new head coach, Warriors go into finals without Durant

Frank Vogel will be the man charged with helping LeBron James get back into the playoffs.

# ballin - Monday 29 April, 2019

Durant-led Warriors edge Rockets as Celtics baffle Bucks in NBA playoffs Ballin' This post contains videos

Durant-led Warriors edge Rockets as Celtics baffle Bucks in NBA playoffs

There were four points in the difference as Golden State beat James Harden’s Houston.

# ballin - Thursday 28 February, 2019

A feint, a block and the win: Warriors beaten by incredible buzzer-beating three from Dwyane Wade Timeless This post contains videos

A feint, a block and the win: Warriors beaten by incredible buzzer-beating three from Dwyane Wade

‘A one-legged flick from my chest. It’s crazy.’

# ballin - Friday 19 October, 2018

Highly-rated Irish basketball star Aidan Igiehon signs up with University of Louisville

The 6’10 Clondalkin man was rated the 36th best player in the 2019 crop in the US.

# ballin - Saturday 9 June, 2018

LeBron punched a whiteboard after astounding game one and has played with a fractured hand since

The series could have been a little different if JR Smith had known what the score was.

# ballin - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

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.

# ballin - 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.

# ballin - 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.

# ballin - 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.

# ballin - Friday 20 October, 2017

'OK3' ensure Thunder roll over Knicks, Lonzo Ball's Lakers debut spoiled by Clippers NBA This post contains videos

'OK3' ensure Thunder roll over Knicks, Lonzo Ball's Lakers debut spoiled by Clippers

Patrick Beverley took particular delight in welcoming Lonzo’s “little young ass to the NBA”.

# ballin - Monday 31 July, 2017

LA Clipper breaks his hand in fight just a month after signing €55 million contract

The forward won’t need surgery, but will have to rest his thumb for a month.

# ballin - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Durant drops 39 to secure NBA title with the Warriors

LeBron James wasn’t able to stop the Warriors celebrating in Game 5.

# ballin - Saturday 10 June, 2017

LeBron and Cavs refuse to be swept as they bite back in record-setting game 4 Down Not Out This post contains videos

LeBron and Cavs refuse to be swept as they bite back in record-setting game 4

The Warriors will get another chance to close out and win the NBA title on Monday night.

# ballin - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Curry eclipses Kobe as Warriors complete sweep against Spurs Unbeaten This post contains videos

Curry eclipses Kobe as Warriors complete sweep against Spurs

Kevin Durant helped out with 29 points as the Warriors brought their play-off record to 12 -0 to put them in their third straight Finals.

# ballin - Saturday 20 May, 2017

LeBron and the Cavs embarrass Celtics for 2-0 series lead Ballin' This post contains videos

LeBron and the Cavs embarrass Celtics for 2-0 series lead

He missed out on the shortlist for league MVP though.

# ballin - 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.

# ballin - 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.

# ballin - 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.

# ballin - 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.

# ballin - 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.

# ballin - 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.

# ballin - 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.

# ballin - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Untouchable Glanmire make it four-in-a-row as National Cup is Cork-bound again

Ulster Rockets, BFG Neptune and DCU Mercy were also succesful in the National Basketball Arena today.

# ballin - Monday 4 July, 2016

The Warriors just got a hell of a lot harder to beat: Kevin Durant goes west on $54 million deal

“I will miss Oklahoma City, and the role I have had in building this remarkable team.”

# ballin - Monday 27 June, 2016

Durant and Anthony the experienced heads in US Olympic basketball squad

No Steph, no LeBron. Can they take a third straight gold medal?

# ballin - Monday 20 June, 2016

LeBron's devastating block in the final minutes paved the way for his crowning moment

Never forget, defence wins Championships.

# ballin - Friday 17 June, 2016

# ballin - Thursday 16 June, 2016

# ballin - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

LeBron, Kyrie score 41 each to spoil Warriors' title party and keep comeback dream alive King On The Road This post contains videos
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