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#Basketball

# basketball - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Warriors to face LeBron's Cavs in NBA Finals after taking down Rockets

It’s Nadal v Federer on hardwood as the great rivals meet again in the finals.

# basketball - Monday 28 May, 2018

The King stay the King as LeBron drags the Cavs back to another finals

James dazzled as Cleveland rallied to beat Celtics in game seven

# basketball - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Stunning Warriors' fightback sinks Rockets and forces game seven NBA

Stunning Warriors' fightback sinks Rockets and forces game seven

Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry led the Golden State Warriors to a win over the Houston Rockets.

# basketball - Saturday 26 May, 2018

LeBron James saves Cavaliers from elimination with win over Celtics LBJ

LeBron James saves Cavaliers from elimination with win over Celtics

We’ve got ourselves a Game 7.

# basketball - Friday 25 May, 2018

Rockets push Warriors to brink of elimination

Star guard Chris Paul departed Houston’s Western Conference finals game five win over Golden State in the final minute and his status for game six was unclear.

# basketball - Thursday 24 May, 2018

'It's typical of the NFL. They're trying to use the anthem as fake patriotism nationalism, scaring people'

Golden Warriors coach Steve Kerr has branded the NFL’s new rules regarding conduct during the national anthem as ‘idiotic.’

# basketball - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Houston makes it a series as Warriors 'run out of gas'

After a blow-out in game three, the western conference finals are suddenly competitive again.

# basketball - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

LeBron scores 44 points as Cavs level series against Celtics

The best-of-seven showdown, level at 2-2, continues on Wednesday.

# basketball - Monday 21 May, 2018

Curry and Durant star as Warriors breeze past Rockets in game three

Golden State are in control.

# basketball - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Home comforts! Cavaliers rout Celtics to cut series deficit to 2-1

After back-to-back defeats in Boston, the Cavaliers returned home to Cleveland and made a statement.

# basketball - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Raptors congratulate Dwane Casey for being a Coach-Of-The-Year finalist... days after they fired him

Former Toronto Raptors head coach Dwane Casey…

Spice it up! Rockets soar as Houston level series with Golden State Warriors

James Harden guided the Houston Rockets to a win over the Warriors in the NBA playoffs.

# basketball - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Durant drops 37 as Warriors power past Harden's Rockets in Western finals opener NBA This post contains videos

Durant drops 37 as Warriors power past Harden's Rockets in Western finals opener

Klay Thompson added 28 for the Warriors to capture the best-of-seven Western Conference final opener.

# basketball - Monday 14 May, 2018

How a LeBron James assist played a key role Brazil's resurgence

The attitude of the basketball icon on the big stage is what the Brazil coach has attempted to instil in his squad.

LeBron has 'zero level of concern' after Cavs defeat

The Celtics dominated in Game 1.

# basketball - Sunday 13 May, 2018

LeBron humbled as Celtics secure lead against Cavaliers in NBA playoff series opener

The Boston Celtics secured a 1-0 series lead at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on Sunday.

# basketball - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Celtics to meet LeBron's Cavs after series-clinching win over 76ers

The Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers.

# basketball - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Cavaliers sweep Raptors, 76ers stay alive

The Cleveland Cavaliers completed a sweep of the Toronto Raptors in the NBA playoffs.

# basketball - Monday 7 May, 2018

Inspired Durant guides Warriors to 3-1 lead, while Rockets' defence dominates yet again NBA

Inspired Durant guides Warriors to 3-1 lead, while Rockets' defence dominates yet again

Kevin Durant led all scorers with 38 points as the Golden State Warriors topped the New Orleans Pelicans 118-92 on Sunday.

# basketball - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Pelicans and Rockets dominate, make both series 2-1

Anthony Davis led the way as the New Orleans Pelicans responded against the Golden State Warriors while Steph Curry never got going.

# basketball - Friday 4 May, 2018

LeBron not claiming 'mental edge' over Raptors despite stunning game two display

LeBron James is again closing in on eliminating the Toronto Raptors but would not comment on claims he has a mental edge over them.

# basketball - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Game on! Mitchell dunks his own rebound as Jazz level series with #1 seed Rockets Hoops This post contains videos

Game on! Mitchell dunks his own rebound as Jazz level series with #1 seed Rockets

The Western Conference semi is tied at a game apiece.

# basketball - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Rozier stars as Celtics ease past 76ers in game one

The Boston Celtics drew first blood against the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday despite playing without Jaylen Brown and Kyrie Irving.

# basketball - Monday 30 April, 2018

'I'm burnt right now': LeBron wants rest after Cavs' Game 7 win over Pacers King James This post contains videos

'I'm burnt right now': LeBron wants rest after Cavs' Game 7 win over Pacers

Meanwhile last night, James Harden scored 41 points as the Houston Rockets romped past the Utah Jazz.

# basketball - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Celtics ease past Bucks in NBA playoffs after Game 7 win Eastern Conference This post contains videos

Celtics ease past Bucks in NBA playoffs after Game 7 win

Meanwhile, the Golden State Warriors overcame the New Orleans Pelicans in the opening game of their second round series.

# basketball - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Westbrook blasts 'disrespectful, vulgar' fans after OKC crash out in Utah Too Jazzy This post contains videos

Westbrook blasts 'disrespectful, vulgar' fans after OKC crash out in Utah

LeBron James, meanwhile, is heading for a game-seven fixture in the first round for the very first time.

# basketball - Friday 27 April, 2018

Bucks shipping out to Boston for game seven thanks to 31 points from Giannis Up The Ante This post contains videos

Bucks shipping out to Boston for game seven thanks to 31 points from Giannis

The ‘Greek Freak’ was back in brilliant form to tie up the playoff series at three games apiece.

# basketball - Thursday 26 April, 2018

Watch: LeBron pulls off game-saving block and epic buzzer-beater to lift Cavs King James This post contains videos

Watch: LeBron pulls off game-saving block and epic buzzer-beater to lift Cavs

LeBron James hit 44 points to cap a classic performance.

# basketball - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Spurs coach Popovich will miss Game 5 against Warriors, as Rockets and Jazz win again NBA

Spurs coach Popovich will miss Game 5 against Warriors, as Rockets and Jazz win again

James Harden hit new heights last night in Houston’s win over the Timberwolves.

# basketball - Friday 20 April, 2018

Warriors, Pelicans claim 3-0 leads as Embiid inspires 76ers

The Golden State Warriors and New Orleans Pelicans hold 3-0 leads in the west, while the Philadelphia 76ers are up 2-1 in the east.

# basketball - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Eastern favourites flex their muscles as Pelicans turn up the heat in Portland

All three NBA playoff games last night saw teams move to 2-0.

# basketball - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Dwayne Wade says Sixers fans can 'thank Kevin Hart' as unbeaten run ends

Wade put up a record-breaking points total to bring the Heat level in their series with Philly.

# basketball - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Popovich says Spurs 'looked like a deer in headlights' in loss to Warriors NBA

Popovich says Spurs 'looked like a deer in headlights' in loss to Warriors

Gregg Popovich was far from impressed with the San Antonio’s 113-92 playoff loss to Golden State on Saturday.

No Curry, no problem as Warriors rout Spurs on opening night of NBA playoffs NBA This post contains videos

No Curry, no problem as Warriors rout Spurs on opening night of NBA playoffs

Meanwhile the Toronto Raptors overcame the Washington Wizards in their playoff opener on Saturday.

# basketball - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Can the Cavs and Warriors flip the switch? Your NBA round one preview

There are lots of questions going into this weekend’s action.

# basketball - Thursday 12 April, 2018

After overtime drama, the NBA playoff bracket is now set

The NBA playoff field is now set after last night’s results.

Westbrook becomes first NBA player to average triple-double in back-to-back seasons

Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook completed the memorable feat against the Memphis Grizzlies last night.

# basketball - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

The Sixers make it 15 wins in a row but the Warriors take a 'good' 40-point loss

The high-flying Utah Jazz crushed the Golden State Warriors to boost their chances of finishing third in the Western Conference.

# basketball - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Spurs, Thunder and Pelicans secure NBA playoff spots as Westbrook posts another triple-double

Russell Westbrook needs 16 rebounds in his final game to average a triple-double for the season.