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Brooklyn Nets close in on series win as Big Three breeze past Boston, fan arrested for throwing water bottle
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# NBA Playoffs

Brooklyn Nets close in on series win as Big Three breeze past Boston, fan arrested for throwing water bottle

May 31st 2021, 8:08 AM 3,112 Views 5 Comments

Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden combined for 104 points.

Triple-doubles for Harden and history-making Westbrook deliver NBA wins
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# The MVPs

Triple-doubles for Harden and history-making Westbrook deliver NBA wins

Mar 30th 2021, 8:01 AM 2,116 Views 0 Comments

Westbrook unleashed 35 points, a career-best 21 assists and 14 rebounds to power the Wizards past the Indiana Pacers.

Raptors rip Nets apart and Boston hold off 76ers for 3-0 NBA playoff leads
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# Wrap

Raptors rip Nets apart and Boston hold off 76ers for 3-0 NBA playoff leads

Aug 22nd 2020, 8:57 AM 5,374 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, the ‘incredible’ Kawhi Leonard sparkled for the Clippers.

Upsets aplenty as top seeds Lakers and Bucks stunned in NBA playoff openers
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# Wrap

Upsets aplenty as top seeds Lakers and Bucks stunned in NBA playoff openers

Aug 19th 2020, 8:04 AM 6,781 Views 1 Comment

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

Pacers hold off Rockets despite Harden's 45 points
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Pacers hold off Rockets despite Harden's 45 points

Aug 13th 2020, 8:24 AM 3,514 Views 0 Comments

A run through last night’s NBA action.

Davis follows in Kobe's footsteps and LeBron also stars as Lakers clinch top spot in the West
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# Round-Up

Davis follows in Kobe's footsteps and LeBron also stars as Lakers clinch top spot in the West

Aug 4th 2020, 8:29 AM 4,564 Views 0 Comments

‘To be in a category with him means a lot. I know he’s looking down on us, cheering us on.’

Young stars in shock win, Clippers honour Lakers legend Bryant and Raptors roar on
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Young stars in shock win, Clippers honour Lakers legend Bryant and Raptors roar on

Jan 31st 2020, 8:35 AM 3,612 Views 0 Comments

A wrap of Thursday’s NBA action.

Nuggets top Kawhi's Clippers, Irving returns after prolonged absence
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Nuggets top Kawhi's Clippers, Irving returns after prolonged absence

Jan 13th 2020, 9:49 AM 1,772 Views 0 Comments

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

Doncic dominates as Mavericks halt winning streak for LeBron's Lakers
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# NBA

Doncic dominates as Mavericks halt winning streak for LeBron's Lakers

Dec 2nd 2019, 9:37 AM 2,812 Views 1 Comment

The 20-year-old hit 27 points as Dallas won out 114-110.

That's all of 'em: Triple-double history for LeBron, Warriors end losing streak
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That's all of 'em: Triple-double history for LeBron, Warriors end losing streak

Nov 20th 2019, 9:43 AM 4,065 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, ‘Melo returned to basketball with a loss to the Pelicans.

Kawhi back to haunt Spurs and halt their winning streak
# Ex Factor
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# Ex Factor

Kawhi back to haunt Spurs and halt their winning streak

Nov 1st 2019, 9:22 AM 3,544 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, undrafted Kendrick Nunn starred for the Heat.

Harden holds nerve as Rockets win 317-point shoot-out, Embiid and Towns battle on and off court
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# NBA

Harden holds nerve as Rockets win 317-point shoot-out, Embiid and Towns battle on and off court

Oct 31st 2019, 8:54 AM 7,345 Views 0 Comments

‘I didn’t know we were going to have to score about 160 points to win,’ said relieved Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni.

Steph hits hot streak to get upper hand on brother and Blazers in finals opener
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# Gsw

Steph hits hot streak to get upper hand on brother and Blazers in finals opener

May 15th 2019, 7:56 AM 4,932 Views 0 Comments

The Warriors star struggled from outside the arc early in this playoff run, but that looked a long way behind him last night.

LeBron's Lakers appoint new head coach, Warriors go into finals without Durant
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# NBA

LeBron's Lakers appoint new head coach, Warriors go into finals without Durant

May 14th 2019, 8:04 AM 3,436 Views 0 Comments

Frank Vogel will be the man charged with helping LeBron James get back into the playoffs.

Durant-led Warriors edge Rockets as Celtics baffle Bucks in NBA playoffs
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Durant-led Warriors edge Rockets as Celtics baffle Bucks in NBA playoffs

Apr 29th 2019, 7:57 AM 3,757 Views 2 Comments

There were four points in the difference as Golden State beat James Harden’s Houston.

A feint, a block and the win: Warriors beaten by incredible buzzer-beating three from Dwyane Wade
# Timeless
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# Timeless

A feint, a block and the win: Warriors beaten by incredible buzzer-beating three from Dwyane Wade

Feb 28th 2019, 11:11 AM 3,546 Views 3 Comments

‘A one-legged flick from my chest. It’s crazy.’

Highly-rated Irish basketball star Aidan Igiehon signs up with University of Louisville
# Prospect
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# Prospect

Highly-rated Irish basketball star Aidan Igiehon signs up with University of Louisville

Oct 19th 2018, 9:02 PM 8,877 Views 4 Comments

The 6’10 Clondalkin man was rated the 36th best player in the 2019 crop in the US.

LeBron punched a whiteboard after astounding game one and has played with a fractured hand since
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# One-Handed

LeBron punched a whiteboard after astounding game one and has played with a fractured hand since

Jun 9th 2018, 9:39 AM 7,139 Views 6 Comments

The series could have been a little different if JR Smith had known what the score was.

Brilliant blocks ought to be celebrated... except when they lead to a wide open shot
# Half Measure
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# Half Measure

Brilliant blocks ought to be celebrated... except when they lead to a wide open shot

Apr 11th 2018, 1:06 PM 3,633 Views 0 Comments

That’s the thing about defending, you have to keep doing it.

Wall back in business as the Wizards book NBA playoff spot
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Wall back in business as the Wizards book NBA playoff spot

Apr 1st 2018, 2:05 PM 6,122 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, the Heat were made to wait to guarantee their post-season plans while the Raptors were beaten by the Celtics.

The Beard should still be feared while Warriors just outlast Lakers
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The Beard should still be feared while Warriors just outlast Lakers

Nov 30th 2017, 7:53 AM 3,068 Views 3 Comments

There was a decent slate of NBA action on Wednesday night.

LeBron James thrives at point guard in win over Bulls
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LeBron James thrives at point guard in win over Bulls

Oct 25th 2017, 10:11 AM 5,582 Views 3 Comments

Tyronn Lue made some tweaks to his new look Cavs team.

'OK3' ensure Thunder roll over Knicks, Lonzo Ball's Lakers debut spoiled by Clippers
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# NBA

'OK3' ensure Thunder roll over Knicks, Lonzo Ball's Lakers debut spoiled by Clippers

Oct 20th 2017, 7:52 AM 3,047 Views 2 Comments

Patrick Beverley took particular delight in welcoming Lonzo’s “little young ass to the NBA”.

LA Clipper breaks his hand in fight just a month after signing €55 million contract
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# Court Battle

LA Clipper breaks his hand in fight just a month after signing €55 million contract

Jul 31st 2017, 8:04 PM 9,314 Views 1 Comment

The forward won’t need surgery, but will have to rest his thumb for a month.

Durant drops 39 to secure NBA title with the Warriors
# This Is What You Came For
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# This Is What You Came For

Durant drops 39 to secure NBA title with the Warriors

Jun 13th 2017, 7:56 AM 7,696 Views 9 Comments

LeBron James wasn’t able to stop the Warriors celebrating in Game 5.

LeBron and Cavs refuse to be swept as they bite back in record-setting game 4
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# Down Not Out

LeBron and Cavs refuse to be swept as they bite back in record-setting game 4

Jun 10th 2017, 8:31 AM 6,616 Views 6 Comments

The Warriors will get another chance to close out and win the NBA title on Monday night.

Curry eclipses Kobe as Warriors complete sweep against Spurs
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# Unbeaten

Curry eclipses Kobe as Warriors complete sweep against Spurs

May 23rd 2017, 9:53 AM 4,384 Views 4 Comments

Kevin Durant helped out with 29 points as the Warriors brought their play-off record to 12 -0 to put them in their third straight Finals.

LeBron and the Cavs embarrass Celtics for 2-0 series lead
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LeBron and the Cavs embarrass Celtics for 2-0 series lead

May 20th 2017, 9:00 AM 6,854 Views 9 Comments

He missed out on the shortlist for league MVP though.

Ginobili thwarts Harden's last-gasp shot to give Spurs series lead over the Rockets
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# Manu Up

Ginobili thwarts Harden's last-gasp shot to give Spurs series lead over the Rockets

May 10th 2017, 8:39 AM 3,071 Views 2 Comments

Harden looked set to put the game in overtime before Ginobili slid the ball from his hands.

Curry for 30: Warriors sweep into western finals with 5 players in double figures
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Curry for 30: Warriors sweep into western finals with 5 players in double figures

May 9th 2017, 8:21 AM 2,873 Views 0 Comments

Houston and San Antonio, currently locked at 2 – 2 in their series, will battle to join the free-flowing Warriors.

Veteran Tony Parker at his most efficient as Spurs finish off Grizzlies
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Veteran Tony Parker at his most efficient as Spurs finish off Grizzlies

Apr 28th 2017, 8:24 AM 2,391 Views 0 Comments

In Milwaukee, the Raptors saw off the Bucks to take their place alongside LeBron James’ Cavaliers in the second round.

After being ridiculed with Barney music, Raptors take control of enthralling Bucks series
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# NBA

After being ridiculed with Barney music, Raptors take control of enthralling Bucks series

Apr 25th 2017, 8:32 AM 3,663 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Steph Curry hit the 30-point mark as the Warriors cruised into the second round.

The Celtics and the Thunder are still alive after big wins in the NBA Playoffs
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The Celtics and the Thunder are still alive after big wins in the NBA Playoffs

Apr 22nd 2017, 9:08 AM 4,293 Views 3 Comments

Boston and OKC cut their playoff deficits to 2-1 with big wins.

LeBron and Kawhi flex their muscles as Cavs, Spurs take control in playoffs
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# Two Zip

LeBron and Kawhi flex their muscles as Cavs, Spurs take control in playoffs

Apr 18th 2017, 8:15 AM 4,304 Views 1 Comment

Kawhi Leonard’s haul of 37 points was his highest yet in the playoffs.

Perfection! Russell Westbrook made every shot on his way to last night's triple-double
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Perfection! Russell Westbrook made every shot on his way to last night's triple-double

Mar 23rd 2017, 8:10 AM 4,089 Views 3 Comments

The OKC star is on target to average a triple-double this season.

Untouchable Glanmire make it four-in-a-row as National Cup is Cork-bound again
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# Champions

Untouchable Glanmire make it four-in-a-row as National Cup is Cork-bound again

Jan 29th 2017, 7:58 PM 5,518 Views 2 Comments

Ulster Rockets, BFG Neptune and DCU Mercy were also succesful in the National Basketball Arena today.

The Warriors just got a hell of a lot harder to beat: Kevin Durant goes west on $54 million deal
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The Warriors just got a hell of a lot harder to beat: Kevin Durant goes west on $54 million deal

Jul 4th 2016, 5:03 PM 9,801 Views 22 Comments

“I will miss Oklahoma City, and the role I have had in building this remarkable team.”

Durant and Anthony the experienced heads in US Olympic basketball squad
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# Melo In Rio

Durant and Anthony the experienced heads in US Olympic basketball squad

Jun 27th 2016, 3:42 PM 4,350 Views 4 Comments

No Steph, no LeBron. Can they take a third straight gold medal?

LeBron's devastating block in the final minutes paved the way for his crowning moment
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# You Shall Not Pass

LeBron's devastating block in the final minutes paved the way for his crowning moment

Jun 20th 2016, 12:22 PM 7,388 Views 4 Comments

Never forget, defence wins Championships.

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Steph Curry's wife accuses NBA of being 'rigged for money or ratings' after Game 6

Jun 17th 2016, 3:52 PM 6,403 Views 7 Comments

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