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#Ballin'

# ballin - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Triple-doubles for Harden and history-making Westbrook deliver NBA wins
# The MVPs
# The MVPs

Triple-doubles for Harden and history-making Westbrook deliver NBA wins

Mar 30th 2021, 8:01 AM 2,115 Views 0 Comments

Westbrook unleashed 35 points, a career-best 21 assists and 14 rebounds to power the Wizards past the Indiana Pacers.

# ballin - Saturday 22 August, 2020

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

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

Aug 22nd 2020, 8:57 AM 5,370 Views 0 Comments

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
# Wrap

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

Aug 19th 2020, 8:04 AM 6,781 Views 1 Comment

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
# Ballin'
# Ballin'

Pacers hold off Rockets despite Harden's 45 points

Aug 13th 2020, 8:24 AM 3,512 Views 0 Comments

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
# Round-Up

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

Aug 4th 2020, 8:29 AM 4,564 Views 0 Comments

‘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'
# Ballin'

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

Jan 31st 2020, 8:35 AM 3,606 Views 0 Comments

A wrap of Thursday’s NBA action.

# ballin - Monday 13 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 13th 2020, 9:49 AM 1,770 Views 0 Comments

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
# NBA

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

Dec 2nd 2019, 9:37 AM 2,811 Views 1 Comment

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
# NBA
# NBA

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

Nov 20th 2019, 9:43 AM 4,065 Views 1 Comment

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
# Ex Factor
# Ex Factor

Kawhi back to haunt Spurs and halt their winning streak

Nov 1st 2019, 9:22 AM 3,544 Views 0 Comments

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
# NBA
# NBA

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

Oct 31st 2019, 8:54 AM 7,345 Views 0 Comments

‘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
# Gsw

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

May 15th 2019, 7:56 AM 4,932 Views 0 Comments

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
# NBA
# NBA

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

May 14th 2019, 8:04 AM 3,435 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Ballin'

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

Apr 29th 2019, 7:57 AM 3,757 Views 2 Comments

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
# Timeless

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

Feb 28th 2019, 11:11 AM 3,544 Views 3 Comments

‘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
# Prospect
# Prospect

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

Oct 19th 2018, 9:02 PM 8,871 Views 4 Comments

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
# One-Handed
# One-Handed

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

Jun 9th 2018, 9:39 AM 7,135 Views 6 Comments

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
# Half Measure

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

Apr 11th 2018, 1:06 PM 3,633 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ballin'
# Ballin'

Wall back in business as the Wizards book NBA playoff spot

Apr 1st 2018, 2:05 PM 6,122 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ballin'
# Ballin'

The Beard should still be feared while Warriors just outlast Lakers

Nov 30th 2017, 7:53 AM 3,066 Views 3 Comments

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'
# Ballin'

LeBron James thrives at point guard in win over Bulls

Oct 25th 2017, 10:11 AM 5,582 Views 3 Comments

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
# NBA

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

Oct 20th 2017, 7:52 AM 3,044 Views 2 Comments

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
# Court Battle
# Court Battle

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

Jul 31st 2017, 8:04 PM 9,312 Views 1 Comment

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
# This Is What You Came For
# This Is What You Came For

Durant drops 39 to secure NBA title with the Warriors

Jun 13th 2017, 7:56 AM 7,696 Views 9 Comments

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
# Down Not Out

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

Jun 10th 2017, 8:31 AM 6,612 Views 6 Comments

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
# Unbeaten

Curry eclipses Kobe as Warriors complete sweep against Spurs

May 23rd 2017, 9:53 AM 4,381 Views 4 Comments

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'
# Ballin'

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

May 20th 2017, 9:00 AM 6,854 Views 9 Comments

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
# Manu Up

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

May 10th 2017, 8:39 AM 3,071 Views 2 Comments

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'
# Ballin'

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

May 9th 2017, 8:21 AM 2,872 Views 0 Comments

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
# Game 6

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

Apr 28th 2017, 8:24 AM 2,389 Views 0 Comments

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
# NBA

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

Apr 25th 2017, 8:32 AM 3,663 Views 2 Comments

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
# Ballin'
# Ballin'

The Celtics and the Thunder are still alive after big wins in the NBA Playoffs

Apr 22nd 2017, 9:08 AM 4,293 Views 3 Comments

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
# Two Zip

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

Apr 18th 2017, 8:15 AM 4,302 Views 1 Comment

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'
# Ballin'

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

Mar 23rd 2017, 8:10 AM 4,089 Views 3 Comments

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
# Champions
# Champions

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

Jan 29th 2017, 7:58 PM 5,515 Views 2 Comments

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
# OKC Ya Later
# OKC Ya Later

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

Jul 4th 2016, 5:03 PM 9,801 Views 22 Comments

“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
# Melo In Rio
# Melo In Rio

Durant and Anthony the experienced heads in US Olympic basketball squad

Jun 27th 2016, 3:42 PM 4,350 Views 4 Comments

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
# You Shall Not Pass
# You Shall Not Pass

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

Jun 20th 2016, 12:22 PM 7,388 Views 4 Comments

Never forget, defence wins Championships.

# ballin - Friday 17 June, 2016

Steph Curry's wife accuses NBA of being 'rigged for money or ratings' after Game 6

Steph Curry's wife accuses NBA of being 'rigged for money or ratings' after Game 6

Jun 17th 2016, 3:52 PM 6,402 Views 7 Comments

# ballin - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Warriors counting on Green aggression to decide title tonight, LeBron James looks for Love in game 6
# Ball So Hard
# Ball So Hard

Warriors counting on Green aggression to decide title tonight, LeBron James looks for Love in game 6

Jun 16th 2016, 3:01 PM 4,359 Views 2 Comments

Cleveland will be hopping tonight.

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