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#Basketball

# basketball - Today’s News

Russell Westbrook sets new triple-double record in Washington Wizards’ loss
# Westbrook In Record Books
# Westbrook In Record Books

Russell Westbrook sets new triple-double record in Washington Wizards’ loss

14 hours ago 2,177 Views 1 Comment

Westbrook broke Oscar Robertson’s 47-year-old record despite a one-point defeat to the Atlanta Hawks.

# basketball - Yesterday’s News

Anthony Davis leads LA Lakers to victory over Phoenix Suns
# Hoops
# Hoops

Anthony Davis leads LA Lakers to victory over Phoenix Suns

Mon 7:56 AM 1,894 Views 0 Comments

Despite again missing LeBron James, the defending champions won 123-110 to boost their play-off prospects.

# basketball - Sunday 9 May, 2021

Brooklyn Nets rally from 21-point deficit to defeat the Denver Nuggets
# Business End
# Business End

Brooklyn Nets rally from 21-point deficit to defeat the Denver Nuggets

Sun 10:10 AM 1,870 Views 0 Comments

A 16-point scoring spree from Blake Griffin sparked Brooklyn’s resurgence.

# basketball - Friday 7 May, 2021

Paul George leads from the front as Clippers beat Lakers in LA battle
# LA Story
# LA Story

Paul George leads from the front as Clippers beat Lakers in LA battle

Fri 8:10 AM 1,697 Views 0 Comments

There were also wins for the Mavericks and Warriors.

# basketball - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

Phoenix Suns edge closer to top of West by snapping New York Knicks’ hot streak
# Suns Shine
# Suns Shine

Phoenix Suns edge closer to top of West by snapping New York Knicks’ hot streak

Apr 27th 2021, 8:39 AM 1,417 Views 0 Comments

Devin Booker scored 33 points as the Suns bounced back from successive defeats.

# basketball - Sunday 25 April, 2021

New York Knicks' resurgence continues with ninth win on the trot
# How 'bout Them Knicks
# How 'bout Them Knicks

New York Knicks' resurgence continues with ninth win on the trot

Apr 25th 2021, 10:14 AM 2,225 Views 0 Comments

The Julius Randle-inspired victory pushes the Knicks up to fourth in the Eastern Conference.

# basketball - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Joel Embiid nearly pulls off miracle as Phoenix Suns hold off Philadelphia 76ers
# Buzzer Beaten
# Buzzer Beaten

Joel Embiid nearly pulls off miracle as Phoenix Suns hold off Philadelphia 76ers

Apr 22nd 2021, 8:22 AM 2,291 Views 0 Comments

Embiid barely missed a full-court shot at the buzzer which would have tied the game for Philadelphia.

# basketball - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Steph Curry shooting masterclass leads Golden State to victory over Sixers
# Golden Touch
# Golden Touch

Steph Curry shooting masterclass leads Golden State to victory over Sixers

Apr 20th 2021, 8:16 AM 2,222 Views 0 Comments

Curry hit 10 three-pointers against the Eastern Conference leaders.

# basketball - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Philadelphia 76ers beat Brooklyn Nets to claim Eastern Conference top spot
# Philly Special
# Philly Special

Philadelphia 76ers beat Brooklyn Nets to claim Eastern Conference top spot

Apr 15th 2021, 8:17 AM 1,838 Views 2 Comments

In the night’s other games, Luka Doncic and Stephen Curry dragged their teams to victory.

# basketball - Wednesday 14 April, 2021

Kevin Durant drops 31 as Nets thump struggling Timberwolves
# Ball Don't Lie
# Ball Don't Lie

Kevin Durant drops 31 as Nets thump struggling Timberwolves

Apr 14th 2021, 8:21 AM 1,819 Views 1 Comment

Durant led the scorers in a 127-97 victory for the Nets.

# basketball - Friday 9 April, 2021

Paul George and Kawhi Leonard star as the LA Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns
# Hoops
# Hoops

Paul George and Kawhi Leonard star as the LA Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns

Apr 9th 2021, 8:47 AM 1,173 Views 0 Comments

The Utah Jazz continued their run of form at home.

# basketball - Thursday 8 April, 2021

Durant returns to deliver perfect shooting night in win over Pelicans
# KD
# KD

Durant returns to deliver perfect shooting night in win over Pelicans

Apr 8th 2021, 7:09 AM 2,314 Views 1 Comment

The Brooklyn Nets clobbered the New Orleans Pelicans 139-111.

# basketball - Wednesday 7 April, 2021

Steph Curry gets hot as Golden State Warriors edge past Milwaukee Bucks
# Golden Boy
# Golden Boy

Steph Curry gets hot as Golden State Warriors edge past Milwaukee Bucks

Apr 7th 2021, 8:15 AM 3,033 Views 0 Comments

There were also wins for the Los Angeles Lakers, the Chicago Bulls and the Atlanta Hawks.

# basketball - Monday 5 April, 2021

Clippers overcome Lakers to claim LA bragging rights
# NBA
# NBA

Clippers overcome Lakers to claim LA bragging rights

Apr 5th 2021, 10:18 AM 3,213 Views 1 Comment

Marcus Morris led the Clippers’ charge with 22 points.

# basketball - 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.

# basketball - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

'People would always ask me which sport do I prefer?' - Galway's dual diamond
# Journey
# Journey

'People would always ask me which sport do I prefer?' - Galway's dual diamond

Mar 24th 2021, 5:12 PM 9,235 Views 0 Comments

Áine McDonagh is best known for her exploits with the Galway ladies footballers, but she’s always been a hugely talented basketball player.

Ingram hits hot streak as LeBron-less Lakers lose third straight game
# NBA
# NBA

Ingram hits hot streak as LeBron-less Lakers lose third straight game

Mar 24th 2021, 8:23 AM 1,797 Views 0 Comments

With James, Davis and Gasol all sidelined, the Lakers have now fallen to fourth place in the Western Conference.

# basketball - Monday 22 March, 2021

Rockets suffer 20th straight defeat with narrow loss to Thunder
# We Have A Problem
# We Have A Problem

Rockets suffer 20th straight defeat with narrow loss to Thunder

Mar 22nd 2021, 8:01 AM 2,850 Views 4 Comments

Elsewhere, Chris Paul became the sixth player in NBA history to register 10,000 assists.

# basketball - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

76ers continue hot form with win over Knicks
# Philly Special
# Philly Special

76ers continue hot form with win over Knicks

Mar 17th 2021, 8:06 AM 1,938 Views 1 Comment

Philadelphia came from behind to post a thrilling three-point victory.

# basketball - Wednesday 10 March, 2021

LeBron James urged to rethink vaccine stance
# Private
# Private

LeBron James urged to rethink vaccine stance

Mar 10th 2021, 10:54 PM 9,723 Views 1 Comment

In comments ahead of the All-Star Game last weekend, the Los Angeles Lakers superstar would not say whether he planned on getting vaccinated.

# basketball - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

LeBron eclipsed as Suns down Lakers
# Phoenix Nights
# Phoenix Nights

LeBron eclipsed as Suns down Lakers

Mar 3rd 2021, 8:22 AM 2,932 Views 0 Comments

Suns leapfrog Lakers into second place in the Western Conference with victory.

# basketball - Saturday 27 February, 2021

'I'll never shut up' LeBron James tells Zlatan
# Stick To Sports
# Stick To Sports

'I'll never shut up' LeBron James tells Zlatan

Feb 27th 2021, 11:44 AM 9,700 Views 14 Comments

Ibrahimovic said athletes like the Lakers star should “stay out” of politics.

# basketball - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Luka Doncic’s two late three-pointers propel Mavericks to victory over Celtics
# Here's Luka At You Kid
# Here's Luka At You Kid

Luka Doncic’s two late three-pointers propel Mavericks to victory over Celtics

Feb 24th 2021, 9:36 AM 1,977 Views 2 Comments

Doncic finished with 31 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists.

# basketball - Monday 22 February, 2021

New Orleans overcome 24-point deficit in 120-115 victory over Boston
# Hoops
# Hoops

New Orleans overcome 24-point deficit in 120-115 victory over Boston

Feb 22nd 2021, 10:03 AM 1,722 Views 0 Comments

The feat marked the biggest comeback in Pelicans’ history.

# basketball - Sunday 21 February, 2021

Terry Rozier’s buzzer-beater edges Charlotte past Golden State 102-100
# NBA
# NBA

Terry Rozier’s buzzer-beater edges Charlotte past Golden State 102-100

Feb 21st 2021, 9:41 AM 1,698 Views 0 Comments

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was hit with two technical fouls for a late outburst at an official.

# basketball - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Harden scores 38 as the Nets leave it late against the Suns
# Brooklyn Goes Hard
# Brooklyn Goes Hard

Harden scores 38 as the Nets leave it late against the Suns

Feb 17th 2021, 7:58 AM 1,959 Views 0 Comments

There were also wins for the Lakers, Celtics and Raptors.

# basketball - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Clarkson on song as Jazz down Sixers in NBA's clash of conference leaders
# Basketball
# Basketball

Clarkson on song as Jazz down Sixers in NBA's clash of conference leaders

Feb 16th 2021, 7:59 AM 1,405 Views 0 Comments

The Utah Jazz overpowered the Philadelphia 76ers 134-123.

# basketball - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

LeBron shines as injury-hit Lakers leave it late
# NBA
# NBA

LeBron shines as injury-hit Lakers leave it late

Feb 9th 2021, 7:59 AM 2,402 Views 2 Comments

For a second straight game, James and the Lakers were forced to dig deep in overtime.

# basketball - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Zion Williamson and New Orleans Pelicans pummel Phoenix Suns
# Zion Time
# Zion Time

Zion Williamson and New Orleans Pelicans pummel Phoenix Suns

Feb 4th 2021, 8:14 AM 3,705 Views 3 Comments

Giannis Antetokounmpo recorded his third triple-double of the year as the Milwaukee Bucks outclassed the Indian Pacers.

# basketball - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Dramatic finish in Boston as Lakers hold on for victory over Celtics
# Tense
# Tense

Dramatic finish in Boston as Lakers hold on for victory over Celtics

Jan 31st 2021, 11:02 AM 3,875 Views 3 Comments

Boston Celtics’ Daniel Theis missed from three feet with 0.7 seconds left on the clock.

# basketball - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Brooklyn Nets inspired by 'three of the best in this business' with return to winning ways
# Heat-seeking Missiles
# Heat-seeking Missiles

Brooklyn Nets inspired by 'three of the best in this business' with return to winning ways

Jan 24th 2021, 7:55 AM 3,279 Views 0 Comments

Durant, Irving and Harden shone against Miami Heat.

# basketball - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Nikola Jokic leads Denver Nuggets to win over Oklahoma City Thunder
# Golden Nugget
# Golden Nugget

Nikola Jokic leads Denver Nuggets to win over Oklahoma City Thunder

Jan 20th 2021, 8:08 AM 1,606 Views 1 Comment

The Jazz continued their hot streak with a win over Zion Williamson and the Pelicans.

# basketball - Friday 15 January, 2021

No Harden, no problem as Wood bags 27 points to fuel Rockets win
# Post-Beard Era
# Post-Beard Era

No Harden, no problem as Wood bags 27 points to fuel Rockets win

Jan 15th 2021, 9:04 AM 1,630 Views 1 Comment

Rockets beat Spurs 109-105 as dust settles on blockbuster trade deal.

# basketball - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Joel Embiid leads Philadelphia 76ers to overtime win over Miami Heat
# NBA
# NBA

Joel Embiid leads Philadelphia 76ers to overtime win over Miami Heat

Jan 13th 2021, 8:34 AM 1,468 Views 1 Comment

There were also wins for the Lakers, Nets and Jazz.

# basketball - Sunday 10 January, 2021

LaMelo Ball leads Charlotte over Atlanta with historic triple double
# That's The Ball Game
# That's The Ball Game

LaMelo Ball leads Charlotte over Atlanta with historic triple double

Jan 10th 2021, 8:59 AM 3,070 Views 2 Comments

The younger Ball brother’s dizzying rise in the NBA continued with another stellar performance.

# basketball - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Pritchard's last-second score saves Celtics from disaster against Heat
# NBA
# NBA

Pritchard's last-second score saves Celtics from disaster against Heat

Jan 7th 2021, 8:08 AM 4,515 Views 1 Comment

Payton Pritchard rescued a missed lay-up from Marcus Smart in the last second to clinch victory.

# basketball - Friday 1 January, 2021

Harden points the way as Rockets finish 2020 with Kings win
# The Beard
# The Beard

Harden points the way as Rockets finish 2020 with Kings win

Jan 1st 2021, 9:38 AM 1,997 Views 0 Comments

The 76ers ended Orlando’s 100% start, while the Toronto Raptors posted their first win of the new campaign.

# basketball - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Grizzlies' first win of the season marred by Morant blow, Lakers lose again
# Off The Mark
# Off The Mark

Grizzlies' first win of the season marred by Morant blow, Lakers lose again

Dec 29th 2020, 10:25 AM 2,570 Views 5 Comments

Ja Morant was taken to the locker room in a wheelchair after injuring his ankle against Brooklyn Nets.

# basketball - Monday 28 December, 2020

The Mavericks thrash the Clippers as Nets suffer first loss of NBA season

The Mavericks thrash the Clippers as Nets suffer first loss of NBA season

Dec 28th 2020, 9:32 AM 3,236 Views 2 Comments

The Dallas team powered to an NBA-record 50-point half-time lead.

# basketball - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

A new era of superstars and more talking points ahead of the NBA tip-off
# We Go Again
# We Go Again

A new era of superstars and more talking points ahead of the NBA tip-off

Dec 22nd 2020, 6:00 AM 3,123 Views 1 Comment

A preview of the 2020-21 season, which gets underway tonight.

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