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#Basketball

# basketball - Today’s News

LeBron James: I'm just trying to put on a show for 'one of the greatest' Kobe Bryant NBA This post contains videos

LeBron James: I'm just trying to put on a show for 'one of the greatest' Kobe Bryant

Elsewhere, the Kings snapped Boston Celtics’ 10-game winning streak.

# basketball - Yesterday’s News

Harden scores 49 points in Rockets win, Kawhi-less Clippers crush Hawks NBA

Harden scores 49 points in Rockets win, Kawhi-less Clippers crush Hawks

James Harden led the Houston Rockets to their seventh successive win on Saturday, while Paul George starred for the Los Angeles Clippers.

# basketball - Friday 15 November, 2019

'I thought I was terrible,' says NBA star of 33-point Clippers debut after rave review from coach Not Impressed This post contains videos

'I thought I was terrible,' says NBA star of 33-point Clippers debut after rave review from coach

Paul George feels his first appearance was far from ‘sensational’.

# basketball - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Clippers coach Doc Rivers ejected to delight of son, Rockets guard Austin NBA This post contains videos

Clippers coach Doc Rivers ejected to delight of son, Rockets guard Austin

Austin Rivers enjoyed seeing his father Doc Rivers ejected from Wednesday’s clash between the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers.

# basketball - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Struggling Warriors' injury crisis deepens as Damion Lee fractures hand

Struggling Warriors' injury crisis deepens as Damion Lee fractures hand

With Steph Curry requiring surgery and Klay Thompson still out, the Golden State Warriors will now be without guard Damion Lee.

Kawhi struggles against former team Raptors but Clippers find way to win NBA This post contains videos

Kawhi struggles against former team Raptors but Clippers find way to win

The Boston Celtics extended their unbeaten streak while NBA scoring leader James Harden netted 39 points for the Rockets.

# basketball - Sunday 10 November, 2019

Celtics go seven-in-a-row, Warriors lose and red-hot Harden sparks Rockets Winning Streak This post contains videos

Celtics go seven-in-a-row, Warriors lose and red-hot Harden sparks Rockets

The Boston Celtics have not lost since dropping their season opener.

# basketball - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

LeBron's third straight triple-double helps Lakers to continue streak with 19-point comeback

LeBron James maintained his red-hot form as the Los Angeles Lakers extended their winning streak on Tuesday.

# basketball - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Philadelphia suffer first loss of season, while depleted Warriors claim first win at new arena NBA This post contains videos

Philadelphia suffer first loss of season, while depleted Warriors claim first win at new arena

Golden State were without Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and D’Angelo Russell last night.

# basketball - Monday 4 November, 2019

LeBron's Lakers win fifth straight game, Kawhi leads Clippers

James recorded his second successive triple-double courtesy of 21 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds.

# basketball - Friday 25 October, 2019

Kawhi's Clippers upstage Warriors in Chase Center bow, Giannis and Bucks down Rockets

The Warriors lost 141-122 in their first game away from Oracle Arena.

# basketball - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Kyrie Irving dazzles with 50 points in record-setting debut - but Nets lose in OT

Minnesota Timberwolve came out on top as Irving’s big score wasn’t enough.

# basketball - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Kawhi's Clippers win battle of LA against LeBron and Lakers, Raptors open defence on a high It's Back Baby This post contains videos

Kawhi's Clippers win battle of LA against LeBron and Lakers, Raptors open defence on a high

The 2019-20 NBA season is officially underway after opening night.

# basketball - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Steph Curry 'not a Hall of Famer yet,' insists Jordan No Dice This post contains videos

Steph Curry 'not a Hall of Famer yet,' insists Jordan

The three-time NBA champion is not quite good enough yet according to the Chicago Bulls legend.

# basketball - Monday 21 October, 2019

Young Pelicans star Zion Williamson out for up to eight weeks following knee surgery NBA

Young Pelicans star Zion Williamson out for up to eight weeks following knee surgery

The New Orleans Pelicans announced that Williamson, the first overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, had knee surgery on Monday.

# basketball - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

New signing Kevin Durant expected to miss entire season for Brooklyn Nets

The 10-time All-Star tore his Achilles in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in June.

# basketball - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Real Madrid in the NBA? Florentino Perez asks for Eastern Conference spot

Real Madrid’s basketball team have dominated the sport in Europe in recent years.

# basketball - Saturday 24 August, 2019

NBA star steers Australia to stunning first-ever win over world champions USA

The hosts secured a four-point victory in Melbourne.

# basketball - Friday 16 August, 2019

New Lakers signing Cousins suffers season-ending injury

The Los Angeles Lakers will be without their new signing DeMarcus Cousins, who has torn his ACL.

# basketball - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Ireland overcome Britain in thriller to secure historic bronze medal

The result also means they earn promotion to Division A for their age group for 2020.

# basketball - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Disappointment as Ireland U20s fall to Bulgaria in Euro semi, but promotion still within reach

Ireland will face Team GB for a bronze medal and promotion to Division A for next summer.

# basketball - Friday 9 August, 2019

Quick thinking sees Ireland U20 star pull off cheeky piece of skill Opportunistic This post contains videos

Quick thinking sees Ireland U20 star pull off cheeky piece of skill

There was a superb example of improvisation from Enya Maguire in last night’s win over Croatia.

Ireland U20s stun Croatia to reach FIBA European Championship semi-final Hoop Dreams This post contains videos

Ireland U20s stun Croatia to reach FIBA European Championship semi-final

The Ireland women’s team will take on Bulgaria in Saturday’s semi-final showdown.

# basketball - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

LA new boys Kawhi and George seek more for Clippers than beating Lakers

The superstar pair are looking to make their mark ahead of the new season.

# basketball - Friday 12 July, 2019

Russell Westbrook reunites with Rockets star Harden in Houston

The NBA offseason gets even more dramatic.

# basketball - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Kawhi Leonard joins Clippers, reportedly opts for three-year deal

Both he and Paul George officially signed for the franchise on Wednesday.

Nets coach 'humbled' by All-Star signings as Durant and Irving confirm New York switch

After the arrival of the superstar duo, Brooklyn’s head coach Kenny Atkinson is relishing the new season.

# basketball - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard reportedly decides to join LA Clippers

The 28-year-old has signed with the Los Angeles Clippers, according to ESPN.

# basketball - Monday 1 July, 2019

Kevin Durant signs for Brooklyn Nets, with Kyrie Irving expected to follow

The Nets will be the next destination for Durant, who is expected to miss the whole of next season.

# basketball - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Durant opts out of Warriors deal for NBA free agency - report

The 30-year-old forward could miss the 2019-20 NBA season while recovering from surgery on his Achilles tendon.

# basketball - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

'I'm not looking to fill LeBron's shoes' - Pelicans-bound Williamson relishing NBA Draft first-pick tag Prodigy This post contains videos

'I'm not looking to fill LeBron's shoes' - Pelicans-bound Williamson relishing NBA Draft first-pick tag

The prospect of joining an elite group of players as the number one pick will not distract to former Duke forward this week.

# basketball - Monday 17 June, 2019

More than one million line the streets of Toronto to celebrate the Raptors' NBA Championship

People began camping out overnight to fill Nathan Phillips Square to its 65,000-person capacity.

US Open champ Woodland knew basketball wasn’t for him after guarding future NBA player

A clash with Kirk Hinrich helped pave the way for Gary Woodland to pursue a golf career and it paid off after winning the US Open.

# basketball - Friday 14 June, 2019

Klay Thompson tore his ACL in Game 6 - and still came back out to shoot two free throws Never Give Up This post contains videos

Klay Thompson tore his ACL in Game 6 - and still came back out to shoot two free throws

Thompson told coach Steve Kerr he just needed ‘two minutes’ as he hobbled off to have his injury assessed.

Toronto Raptors dethrone Golden State Warriors to claim Canada's first NBA title Champs This post contains videos

Toronto Raptors dethrone Golden State Warriors to claim Canada's first NBA title

Kawhi Leonard was crowned Finals MVP after Toronto sealed a 4-2 series win over the Warriors on Thursday night.

# basketball - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Warriors fight back to deny Raptors history and stay alive in NBA Finals To The Wire This post contains videos

Warriors fight back to deny Raptors history and stay alive in NBA Finals

Despite losing Kevin Durant to injury in the second quarter, the Golden State Warriors edged Game 5.

# basketball - Monday 10 June, 2019

French basketball star and four-time NBA champion retires after 18 seasons

Former San Antonio Spurs player Tony Parker is calling it a day at 37.

# basketball - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Kawhi Leonard posts 36 points as Toronto Raptors close in on first ever NBA title Game 4 This post contains videos

Kawhi Leonard posts 36 points as Toronto Raptors close in on first ever NBA title

Raptors star Leonard posted 36 points and 12 rebounds to leave Golden State’s three-peat quest on the brink.

# basketball - Friday 7 June, 2019

Golden State blow as Durant ruled out of NBA Finals Game 4 tonight KD

Golden State blow as Durant ruled out of NBA Finals Game 4 tonight

Warriors coach Steve Kerr hopes to have Durant back before the end of the series.

# basketball - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Warriors part-owner banned a year, fined €443k for Raptors' Lowry shove Ejected This post contains videos

Warriors part-owner banned a year, fined €443k for Raptors' Lowry shove

During Game 3, Toronto Raptors’ Kyle Lowry was shoved by Mark Stevens, a fan who turned out to be a franchise part-owner.

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