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# basketball - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Miami magic downs Giannis' high-flying Bucks, Harden excels but Rockets fall to shock defeat
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# Heating Up

Miami magic downs Giannis' high-flying Bucks, Harden excels but Rockets fall to shock defeat

Mar 3rd 2020, 8:22 AM 2,331 Views 0 Comments

Heat locked down Giannis, while RJ Barrett led the New York Knicks past Houston.

# basketball - Sunday 1 March, 2020

DCU Mercy crowned Women’s Super League champions after win over Maree
# Time To Celebrate
# Time To Celebrate

DCU Mercy crowned Women’s Super League champions after win over Maree

Mar 1st 2020, 9:15 PM 2,608 Views 0 Comments

DCU ran out 81-58 victors 81-58 in the penultimate game of the season.

# basketball - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

'The kid is special' - LeBron outduels Zion as Lakers claim sixth straight win
# NBA
# NBA

'The kid is special' - LeBron outduels Zion as Lakers claim sixth straight win

Feb 26th 2020, 8:08 AM 5,540 Views 2 Comments

A season-high 40 points from LeBron James helped the Los Angeles Lakers extend their winning streak in the NBA.

# basketball - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Middleton shines as high-flying Bucks withstand 55-point burst from Wizards' Beal
# Thriller
# Thriller

Middleton shines as high-flying Bucks withstand 55-point burst from Wizards' Beal

Feb 25th 2020, 8:49 AM 1,895 Views 0 Comments

An overtime victory for the Milwaukee outfit on another busy night of NBA action.

# basketball - Monday 24 February, 2020

Tearful Michael Jordan commemorates 'little brother' Kobe Bryant
# Memorial
# Memorial

Tearful Michael Jordan commemorates 'little brother' Kobe Bryant

Feb 24th 2020, 10:51 PM 4,427 Views 0 Comments

Shaquille O’Neal also spoke while Beyonce performed at a memorial event held at the Staples Centre.

Kobe Bryant's widow sues helicopter company over fatal crash
# Tragedy
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# Tragedy

Kobe Bryant's widow sues helicopter company over fatal crash

Feb 24th 2020, 10:48 PM 32,775 Views 17 Comments

The basketball star and his 13-year-old daughter were among the victims of last month’s helicopter crash.

# basketball - Saturday 15 February, 2020

'I don't think it was me' - NBA rookie breaks backboard of the net after powerful dunk
# Nothing But Net
# Nothing But Net

'I don't think it was me' - NBA rookie breaks backboard of the net after powerful dunk

Feb 15th 2020, 1:03 PM 14,245 Views 0 Comments

The rim was left askew after the New Orleans Pelicans player threw down a pass.

# basketball - Friday 14 February, 2020

Clippers' George fined $35k for post-game comments, Zion drops 32 in career high
# NBA
# NBA

Clippers' George fined $35k for post-game comments, Zion drops 32 in career high

Feb 14th 2020, 8:23 AM 4,286 Views 4 Comments

Paul George’s comments about NBA officials proved costly as he was penalised on Thursday.

# basketball - Thursday 13 February, 2020

Raptors' 15-game winning streak ended, Giannis-less Bucks fall and LeBron stars
# Wrap
# Wrap

Raptors' 15-game winning streak ended, Giannis-less Bucks fall and LeBron stars

Feb 13th 2020, 8:13 AM 2,756 Views 1 Comment

The defending NBA champions finally lost on another busy night of NBA action.

# basketball - Saturday 8 February, 2020

'It cost us the f*****g game': Damian Lillard furious as late missed call denies Blazers
# NBA
# NBA

'It cost us the f*****g game': Damian Lillard furious as late missed call denies Blazers

Feb 8th 2020, 10:22 AM 5,844 Views 7 Comments

Late no-call hands Utah Jazz controversial 117-114 win.

# basketball - Friday 7 February, 2020

Team LeBron and Team Giannis pick squads for NBA All-Star Game
# NBA
# NBA

Team LeBron and Team Giannis pick squads for NBA All-Star Game

Feb 7th 2020, 8:14 AM 4,755 Views 0 Comments

In last night’s action, Russell Westbrook scored 41 points as the Houston Rockets defeated the LA Lakers 121-11

# basketball - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

LeBron inspires Lakers against Spurs, Bucks win again
# Wrap
# Wrap

LeBron inspires Lakers against Spurs, Bucks win again

Feb 5th 2020, 8:18 AM 3,029 Views 9 Comments

The Milwaukee Bucks took down the New Orleans Pelicans before the Los Angeles Lakers beat the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday.

# basketball - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

George inspires Clippers to win over Spurs, Heat coast to 76ers victory
# Wrap
# Wrap

George inspires Clippers to win over Spurs, Heat coast to 76ers victory

Feb 4th 2020, 9:24 AM 1,969 Views 0 Comments

It was a busy night of NBA action.

# basketball - Sunday 2 February, 2020

LeBron leads Lakers to victory, Irving sprains knee in Nets loss
# NBA
# NBA

LeBron leads Lakers to victory, Irving sprains knee in Nets loss

Feb 2nd 2020, 9:15 AM 4,289 Views 0 Comments

The Brooklyn Nets were left to worry about Kyrie Irving as LeBron James and Damian Lillard turned in top performances in the NBA.

# basketball - 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 3,658 Views 0 Comments

A wrap of Thursday’s NBA action.

# basketball - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Embiid wears 24 and scores 24 as Kobe tribute, while emotional Shaq remembers former team-mate
# Legend
# Legend

Embiid wears 24 and scores 24 as Kobe tribute, while emotional Shaq remembers former team-mate

Jan 29th 2020, 8:04 AM 5,393 Views 0 Comments

Bryant’s hometown team the Philadelphia 76ers displayed Bryant’s number 33 Lower Merion High School jersey before last night’s game.

# basketball - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Bodies being recovered from scene of Kobe Bryant helicopter crash
# Los Angeles
From TheJournal.ie
# Los Angeles

Bodies being recovered from scene of Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

Jan 28th 2020, 7:02 AM 31,675 Views 18 Comments

LA County sheriff Alex Villanueva said it would take some time for all of the bodies to be recovered and identified.

# basketball - Monday 27 January, 2020

'It's a great memory to treasure' - The Dubliner who once went toe-to-toe with Kobe Bryant
# Mamba
# Mamba

'It's a great memory to treasure' - The Dubliner who once went toe-to-toe with Kobe Bryant

Jan 27th 2020, 7:00 PM 45,841 Views 6 Comments

Emmet Donnelly guarded the NBA legend during a high school game.

Teen sensation Williamson, Lillard and Young among those to offer light on dark day for NBA
# Games Go Ahead
# Games Go Ahead

Teen sensation Williamson, Lillard and Young among those to offer light on dark day for NBA

Jan 27th 2020, 8:14 AM 4,890 Views 0 Comments

The tragic death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, in a helicopter crash led to a sombre Sunday in the NBA.

'Words can't describe the pain': Tributes paid to basketball star Kobe Bryant following his death
# RIP
From TheJournal.ie
# RIP

'Words can't describe the pain': Tributes paid to basketball star Kobe Bryant following his death

Jan 27th 2020, 7:29 AM 24,638 Views 6 Comments

The 41-year old was killed in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles on Sunday.

# basketball - Sunday 26 January, 2020

American pair combine for 43 points as Killester end 15-year wait for National Cup title
# BBall
# BBall

American pair combine for 43 points as Killester end 15-year wait for National Cup title

Jan 26th 2020, 8:45 PM 3,618 Views 1 Comment

Singleton SuperValu Brunell lost out 82-59 at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght.

LeBron 'happy to be in any conversation with Kobe' after passing his points tally
# Point Break
# Point Break

LeBron 'happy to be in any conversation with Kobe' after passing his points tally

Jan 26th 2020, 10:51 AM 7,540 Views 10 Comments

Lakers star LeBron James recounted how Kobe Bryant inspired him after overtaking the NBA icon.

# basketball - Saturday 25 January, 2020

MVP Murphy's 33-point haul inspires Templeogue to National Cup title
# Unstoppable
# Unstoppable

MVP Murphy's 33-point haul inspires Templeogue to National Cup title

Jan 25th 2020, 11:36 PM 6,304 Views 2 Comments

Griffith College Templeogue reigned supreme for the third time in five years at a sold-out National Arena in Tallaght.

# basketball - Thursday 23 January, 2020

Teenage NBA sensation backed to continue shining after dazzling debut
# Potential
# Potential

Teenage NBA sensation backed to continue shining after dazzling debut

Jan 23rd 2020, 10:49 AM 6,906 Views 5 Comments

The number one overall draft pick, Zion Williamson, belatedly made his regular-season bow following knee surgery.

# basketball - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Clippers edge Mavs after Leonard and Doncic shoot 36 apiece
# Match-up
# Match-up

Clippers edge Mavs after Leonard and Doncic shoot 36 apiece

Jan 22nd 2020, 2:27 PM 1,670 Views 0 Comments

Leonard got the better of Doncic on a brilliant first-half dunk and the final scoreboard.

# basketball - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

Celtics hand Lakers 'butt-whipping', Simmons 'ridiculously dominant' in Philly win
# NBA
# NBA

Celtics hand Lakers 'butt-whipping', Simmons 'ridiculously dominant' in Philly win

Jan 21st 2020, 7:58 AM 5,111 Views 0 Comments

An epic Monday in the NBA served up surprise losses, overtime thrillers and brilliant displays from Ben Simmons and Damian Lillard.

# basketball - Saturday 18 January, 2020

'If it's too much for anybody, stay the f*** out' - Irving defends criticism of Brooklyn Nets team-mates
# Explicit
# Explicit

'If it's too much for anybody, stay the f*** out' - Irving defends criticism of Brooklyn Nets team-mates

Jan 18th 2020, 9:29 AM 5,885 Views 4 Comments

The 27-year-old made headlines this week for his comments after their loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.

# basketball - Thursday 16 January, 2020

Magic end Lakers' streak, Rockets lose
# Hoops
# Hoops

Magic end Lakers' streak, Rockets lose

Jan 16th 2020, 8:52 AM 3,049 Views 0 Comments

LeBron James had a double-double, but the Los Angeles Lakers were stunned by the Orlando Magic.

# basketball - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

LeBron leads Lakers past Cavs to ninth straight win, Gilgeous-Alexander breaks Shaq record
# NBA
# NBA

LeBron leads Lakers past Cavs to ninth straight win, Gilgeous-Alexander breaks Shaq record

Jan 14th 2020, 8:18 AM 4,202 Views 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Lakers cruised to a ninth straight win to continue their fine form in the NBA.

# basketball - 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 1,803 Views 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Clippers fell to the Denver Nuggets as Kyrie Irving made his long-awaited comeback.

# basketball - Saturday 4 January, 2020

Harden hits 44 points in Rockets victory while Davis and LeBron shine for Lakers
# Wrap
# Wrap

Harden hits 44 points in Rockets victory while Davis and LeBron shine for Lakers

Jan 4th 2020, 10:45 AM 3,709 Views 5 Comments

There was plenty of NBA action on Friday.

# basketball - Thursday 2 January, 2020

Davis issues Lakers warning, Melo scores season-high on New York return
# NBA
# NBA

Davis issues Lakers warning, Melo scores season-high on New York return

Jan 2nd 2020, 11:45 AM 5,800 Views 1 Comment

And LeBron James paid tribute to late league commissioner David Stern, who died yesterday.

# basketball - Saturday 28 December, 2019

LeBron 'couldn't care less' about criticism from trainer of Lakers team-mate
# Keeping Calm
# Keeping Calm

LeBron 'couldn't care less' about criticism from trainer of Lakers team-mate

Dec 28th 2019, 11:20 PM 6,746 Views 0 Comments

Clint Parks took to Instagram on Friday to claim the player is not working as hard as fellow NBA superstar Kawhi Leonard.

# basketball - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Kawhi Leonard leads Clippers to defeat of Lakers as 76ers impress with win over Bucks
# Christmas Feast
# Christmas Feast

Kawhi Leonard leads Clippers to defeat of Lakers as 76ers impress with win over Bucks

Dec 26th 2019, 10:21 AM 2,460 Views 0 Comments

The Golden State Warriors were also winners on the NBA’s five-game Christmas extravaganza.

# basketball - Sunday 22 December, 2019

Isaiah Thomas ejected from game for confronting fan who wanted free dessert
# Frosty Relations
# Frosty Relations

Isaiah Thomas ejected from game for confronting fan who wanted free dessert

Dec 22nd 2019, 10:57 AM 13,845 Views 4 Comments

The fan was annoyed he had missed out on a free Frosty.

# basketball - Sunday 15 December, 2019

'I think in three years' time, there will be an Irish player in the NBA'
# Talent
# Talent

'I think in three years' time, there will be an Irish player in the NBA'

Dec 15th 2019, 9:00 AM 11,936 Views 1 Comment

Journalist and author Emmet Ryan on touring Europe for his new book, Irish basketball’s great hope Aidan Harris Igiehon and more.

# basketball - Monday 9 December, 2019

Ex-Boston Celtics player fined for not looking at Chinese flag during national anthem
# Sanction
# Sanction

Ex-Boston Celtics player fined for not looking at Chinese flag during national anthem

Dec 9th 2019, 10:29 AM 19,379 Views 2 Comments

Guerschon Yabusele now plays for Nanjing Tongxi Monkey King.

# basketball - Sunday 1 December, 2019

James Harden scores 60 points - and then sits out the entire fourth quarter
# Fear The Beard
# Fear The Beard

James Harden scores 60 points - and then sits out the entire fourth quarter

Dec 1st 2019, 11:04 AM 6,995 Views 3 Comments

Only Kobe Bryant (six) and Wilt Chamberlain (32) have more 60-point games than Harden now.

# basketball - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Kawhi and George stop Doncic's Mavs as Clippers extend streak
# NBA
# NBA

Kawhi and George stop Doncic's Mavs as Clippers extend streak

Nov 27th 2019, 9:47 AM 1,992 Views 4 Comments

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George combined for 54 points in the Los Angeles Clippers’ 114-99 win over the Dallas Mavericks.

# basketball - Monday 25 November, 2019

Kawhi's Clippers stay hot against Pelicans as Doncic erupts in Houston
# NBA Sunday
# NBA Sunday

Kawhi's Clippers stay hot against Pelicans as Doncic erupts in Houston

Nov 25th 2019, 9:36 AM 2,727 Views 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Clippers won again on Sunday, while Luka Doncic led the Dallas Mavericks past the Houston Rockets.