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# basketball - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

10-time NBA championship winner and Boston Celtics legend dies aged 86
# Boston Celtics
# Boston Celtics

10-time NBA championship winner and Boston Celtics legend dies aged 86

Nov 10th 2020, 10:31 PM 8,611 Views 0 Comments

Tommy Heinsohn was part of the Celtics team which dominated US basketball during the late 1950s to mid-1960s.

# basketball - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Butler puts the brakes on LA Lakers' bid for record-equalling 17th NBA title
# Feeling The Heat
# Feeling The Heat

Butler puts the brakes on LA Lakers' bid for record-equalling 17th NBA title

Oct 10th 2020, 9:42 AM 7,317 Views 14 Comments

The Lakers still lead Miami Heat 3-2 in the series and can secure the title with a game-six victory on Sunday.

# basketball - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

LeBron and Lakers on the brink of NBA title after six-point win over Miami
# Game 4
# Game 4

LeBron and Lakers on the brink of NBA title after six-point win over Miami

Oct 7th 2020, 7:52 AM 6,336 Views 8 Comments

Anthony Davis and LeBron James combined for 50 points as the Lakers took a 3-1 series lead.

# basketball - Monday 5 October, 2020

Jimmy Butler carries Miami Heat to 11-point win over LA Lakers
# NBA
# NBA

Jimmy Butler carries Miami Heat to 11-point win over LA Lakers

Oct 5th 2020, 7:44 AM 5,197 Views 3 Comments

The Heat secured their first win of the NBA Finals series.

# basketball - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Lakers power past Heat in NBA Finals opener
# Strong Start
# Strong Start

Lakers power past Heat in NBA Finals opener

Oct 1st 2020, 7:44 AM 5,422 Views 3 Comments

After a 10-year absence from the championship series, the Lakers returned with a vengeance.

# basketball - Sunday 27 September, 2020

LeBron's triple-double leads the Lakers to their first NBA Finals in a decade
# Back In The Big Time
# Back In The Big Time

LeBron's triple-double leads the Lakers to their first NBA Finals in a decade

Sep 27th 2020, 9:23 AM 6,899 Views 4 Comments

They’ll meet the winner of the Eastern Conference decider between Miami Heat and Boston Celtics.

# basketball - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Nuggets comeback starts early as Murray leads them to Game 3 win
# NBA Playoffs
# NBA Playoffs

Nuggets comeback starts early as Murray leads them to Game 3 win

Sep 23rd 2020, 8:02 AM 4,300 Views 0 Comments

The LA Lakers’ series lead is cut to 2-1 with game four on Thursday.

# basketball - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Michael Jordan buys NASCAR team, Bubba Wallace to be driver
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

Michael Jordan buys NASCAR team, Bubba Wallace to be driver

Sep 22nd 2020, 1:52 PM 6,535 Views 2 Comments

The former basketball star also owns the Charlotte Hornets NBA team.

# basketball - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Heated locker-room exchange inspires Boston Celtics revival against Miami Heat
# Golden Brown
# Golden Brown

Heated locker-room exchange inspires Boston Celtics revival against Miami Heat

Sep 20th 2020, 9:34 AM 5,347 Views 0 Comments

The Celtics avoided falling into an 0-3 hole from which no team has rallied to win a best-of-seven series.

# basketball - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Denver trump Clippers in Game 7 to clinch place in Western Conference finals
# While You Were Sleeping
# While You Were Sleeping

Denver trump Clippers in Game 7 to clinch place in Western Conference finals

Sep 16th 2020, 8:11 AM 4,382 Views 4 Comments

The Nuggets will face the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference finals.

# basketball - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Miami Heat blaze on after sending injury-hit Milwaukee Bucks home
# The Heat Is On
# The Heat Is On

Miami Heat blaze on after sending injury-hit Milwaukee Bucks home

Sep 9th 2020, 8:14 AM 3,934 Views 0 Comments

LeBron James helped the Los Angeles Lakers to a 2-1 series lead over the Houston Rockets.

# basketball - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Bucks on the brink as Miami move one win away from NBA Playoffs upset
# While You Were Sleeping
# While You Were Sleeping

Bucks on the brink as Miami move one win away from NBA Playoffs upset

Sep 5th 2020, 9:34 AM 3,754 Views 0 Comments

Milwaukee had the best regular-season record but are on the verge of playoff exit.

# basketball - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Nuggets edge past Jazz in Game 7 to book conference semi spot
# NBA Playoffs
# NBA Playoffs

Nuggets edge past Jazz in Game 7 to book conference semi spot

Sep 2nd 2020, 8:21 AM 2,603 Views 0 Comments

The Nuggets go on to face the Clippers.

# basketball - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Late blitz as OKC force Houston Rockets to Game 7
# NBA Playoffs
# NBA Playoffs

Late blitz as OKC force Houston Rockets to Game 7

Sep 1st 2020, 10:15 AM 3,283 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, the Heat upset the Bucks.

# basketball - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

NBA postpone playoff games as players stage boycott in protest at police shooting
# Solidarity
# Solidarity

NBA postpone playoff games as players stage boycott in protest at police shooting

Updated Aug 26th 2020, 10:23 PM 34,051 Views 91 Comments

The Milwaukee Bucks did not show up on court for tonight’s game in protest at the shooting of unarmed African-American Jacob Blake in Wisconsin on Sunday.

Denver Nuggets rally to avoid elimination against Utah Jazz
# While You Were Sleeping
# While You Were Sleeping

Denver Nuggets rally to avoid elimination against Utah Jazz

Aug 26th 2020, 7:50 AM 3,048 Views 0 Comments

The Colorado side fought back from a 63-54 deficit at half time to win by 10 and now trail 3-2 in the seven-game series.

# basketball - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

LeBron's Lakers steamroll Blazers, Heat close out Pacers
# NBA
# NBA

LeBron's Lakers steamroll Blazers, Heat close out Pacers

Aug 25th 2020, 7:52 AM 4,408 Views 0 Comments

The Lakers wore special black and yellow-trimmed “Black Mamba” jerseys to remember former Laker great Kobe Bryant who died in a helicopter crash seven months ago.

# basketball - Sunday 23 August, 2020

LeBron James closes in on NBA play-off record as Lakers take the lead
# Blazing A Trail
# Blazing A Trail

LeBron James closes in on NBA play-off record as Lakers take the lead

Aug 23rd 2020, 9:15 AM 6,157 Views 0 Comments

He finished with 38 points to help his side get the better of the Portland Trail Blazers.

# basketball - 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 6,795 Views 1 Comment

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

# basketball - Friday 14 August, 2020

Portland Trail Blazers sneak into post-season with one-point victory
# In Form
# In Form

Portland Trail Blazers sneak into post-season with one-point victory

Aug 14th 2020, 4:39 PM 3,944 Views 0 Comments

The Brooklyn Nets missed a jumper at the death which would have given them the win.

# basketball - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Warren and Pacers hand Lakers another loss as NBA playoffs loom
# Hoops
# Hoops

Warren and Pacers hand Lakers another loss as NBA playoffs loom

Aug 9th 2020, 9:54 AM 4,684 Views 1 Comment

It was another busy night in the bubble.

# basketball - Monday 3 August, 2020

Westbrook fires Rockets to win over Bucks, Boston see off Portland fightback
# NBA
# NBA

Westbrook fires Rockets to win over Bucks, Boston see off Portland fightback

Aug 3rd 2020, 9:02 AM 4,127 Views 0 Comments

Jaylen Brown and Gordon Hayward delivered at crucial moments for the Celtics after the Trailblazers stormed back.

# basketball - Monday 13 July, 2020

James among NBA stars supporting under-fire ESPN reporter
# Adrian Wojnarowski
# Adrian Wojnarowski

James among NBA stars supporting under-fire ESPN reporter

Jul 13th 2020, 8:14 AM 10,810 Views 3 Comments

ESPN reporter Adrian Wojnarowski has reportedly been suspended for a vulgar response to an email from a US senator.

# basketball - Friday 26 June, 2020

16 NBA players have tested positive for Covid-19
# Return To Play
# Return To Play

16 NBA players have tested positive for Covid-19

Jun 26th 2020, 8:38 PM 6,511 Views 4 Comments

The 2019-20 season is due to resume in a “bubble” quarantine setting next month.

# basketball - Monday 25 May, 2020

NBA great Patrick Ewing released from hospital
# Good News
# Good News

NBA great Patrick Ewing released from hospital

May 25th 2020, 8:36 PM 4,020 Views 0 Comments

The New York Knicks legend is recovering from Covid-19.

# basketball - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Quiz: How well do you remember 90s NBA?
# Swish
# Swish

Quiz: How well do you remember 90s NBA?

May 19th 2020, 6:30 PM 10,626 Views 8 Comments

Take a trip down memory lane as we test your knowledge.

'Maybe I suppressed a laugh that it took 30 years for Jordan to say, 'Ok, I was a jerk, but who cares?'
# BTL
# BTL

'Maybe I suppressed a laugh that it took 30 years for Jordan to say, 'Ok, I was a jerk, but who cares?'

May 19th 2020, 7:00 AM 49,405 Views 24 Comments

Sam Smith, author of the controversial Jordan Rules, is our guest on this week’s Behind the Lines.

# basketball - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

TV Wrap - In The Last Dance, Jordan's political silence is another emblem of the 1990s
# On The Box
# On The Box

TV Wrap - In The Last Dance, Jordan's political silence is another emblem of the 1990s

May 5th 2020, 5:23 PM 23,179 Views 38 Comments

Were he playing the game today, Jordan might not be afforded the chance to stay silent and say that “Republicans buy sneakers too”.

# basketball - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

Quiz: How well do you know the career of Michael Jordan?
# The Last Dance
# The Last Dance

Quiz: How well do you know the career of Michael Jordan?

Apr 22nd 2020, 6:01 PM 9,564 Views 10 Comments

Jordan’s career is the focus of the eagerly-awaited ‘The Last Dance’ series that landed this week.

# basketball - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Lakers great Kobe Bryant posthumously inducted into Hall of Fame
# Class Of 2020
# Class Of 2020

Lakers great Kobe Bryant posthumously inducted into Hall of Fame

Apr 4th 2020, 8:24 PM 3,038 Views 1 Comment

‘We wish he was here with us to celebrate, but it’s definitely the peak of his NBA career,’ his wife Vanessa said.

# basketball - Friday 20 March, 2020

Celtics star Smart and two LA Lakers test positive for Covid-19
# NBA
# NBA

Celtics star Smart and two LA Lakers test positive for Covid-19

Mar 20th 2020, 7:56 AM 3,501 Views 0 Comments

Marcus Smart revealed his diagnosis via social media.

# basketball - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Mavericks and Suns go ahead with postponed NBA match - on e-sports stream
# Shutdown
# Shutdown

Mavericks and Suns go ahead with postponed NBA match - on e-sports stream

Mar 14th 2020, 12:34 PM 8,075 Views 5 Comments

Is this the immediate future of sports?

# basketball - Friday 13 March, 2020

NBA stars chip in with $100,000 each for support staff at their respective teams' home venues
# Helping Hand
# Helping Hand

NBA stars chip in with $100,000 each for support staff at their respective teams' home venues

Mar 13th 2020, 9:58 PM 6,463 Views 0 Comments

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Kevin Love have come up big for staff at the Bucks and Cavs’ home arenas amid the suspension of the NBA season.

NBA season won't resume for 'at least' 30 days - Commissioner
# Basketball
# Basketball

NBA season won't resume for 'at least' 30 days - Commissioner

Mar 13th 2020, 7:56 AM 1,098 Views 0 Comments

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver revealed he expected the season not to resume for at least a month.

# basketball - Thursday 12 March, 2020

NBA suspended after Utah Jazz player tests positive for coronavirus
# Called Off
# Called Off

NBA suspended after Utah Jazz player tests positive for coronavirus

Mar 12th 2020, 7:48 AM 2,963 Views 4 Comments

The NBA became the latest major sporting league to take measures to curb the spread of the virus as it called a halt to action.

# basketball - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Basketball Ireland suspend all playing activity until further notice
# Deferred
# Deferred

Basketball Ireland suspend all playing activity until further notice

Mar 11th 2020, 8:38 PM 6,015 Views 2 Comments

‘We realise that there will be major disappointment’, the organisation said in a statement, as it put all competitions on hold indefinitely.

Nets stun LeBron's Lakers as Celtics clinch playoffs spot
# NBA
# NBA

Nets stun LeBron's Lakers as Celtics clinch playoffs spot

Mar 11th 2020, 8:07 AM 3,552 Views 0 Comments

Tuesday saw the Los Angeles Lakers fall as the Los Angeles Clippers, Houston Rockets and Boston Celtics won.

# basketball - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Nuggets hand Giannis-less Bucks third straight loss, Raptors roar
# NBA
# NBA

Nuggets hand Giannis-less Bucks third straight loss, Raptors roar

Mar 10th 2020, 8:43 AM 1,711 Views 0 Comments

The slumping Milwaukee Bucks lost again, while defending champions the Toronto Raptors topped the Utah Jazz on Monday.

# basketball - Saturday 7 March, 2020

LeBron James becomes third player in NBA history to score 34,000 points
# Wrap
# Wrap

LeBron James becomes third player in NBA history to score 34,000 points

Mar 7th 2020, 9:15 AM 9,075 Views 0 Comments

The LA Lakers star improved his career points haul against the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday.

# basketball - Friday 6 March, 2020

Steph Curry drops 23 points on comeback from four-month injury lay-off
# NBA
# NBA

Steph Curry drops 23 points on comeback from four-month injury lay-off

Mar 6th 2020, 7:58 AM 2,661 Views 0 Comments

The Golden State Warriors were beaten by the Toronto Raptors on Curry’s return.