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From The42 New signing Kevin Durant expected to miss entire season for Brooklyn Nets Huge Blow

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.

From The42 Real Madrid in the NBA? Florentino Perez asks for Eastern Conference spot Hoop Dreams

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.

From The42 NBA star steers Australia to stunning first-ever win over world champions USA Huge Upset

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

The hosts secured a four-point victory in Melbourne.

From The42 New Lakers signing Cousins suffers season-ending injury Boogie

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.

From The42 Ireland overcome Britain in thriller to secure historic bronze medal Feat

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.

From The42 Disappointment as Ireland U20s fall to Bulgaria in Euro semi, but promotion still within reach Basketball

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.

From The42 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.

From The42 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.

From The42 LA new boys Kawhi and George seek more for Clippers than beating Lakers Marquee Signings

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.

From The42 Russell Westbrook reunites with Rockets star Harden in Houston Woj Bomb

Russell Westbrook reunites with Rockets star Harden in Houston

The NBA offseason gets even more dramatic.

From The42 Kawhi Leonard joins Clippers, reportedly opts for three-year deal California Dreamin'

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

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

From The42 Nets coach 'humbled' by All-Star signings as Durant and Irving confirm New York switch New Recruits

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.

From The42 Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard reportedly decides to join LA Clippers On The Move

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.

From The42 Kevin Durant signs for Brooklyn Nets, with Kyrie Irving expected to follow On The Move

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.

From The42 Durant opts out of Warriors deal for NBA free agency - report Parting Company

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.

From The42 '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.

From The42 More than one million line the streets of Toronto to celebrate the Raptors' NBA Championship We The North

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.

From The42 US Open champ Woodland knew basketball wasn’t for him after guarding future NBA player Baller

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.

From The42 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.

From The42 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.

From The42 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.

From The42 French basketball star and four-time NBA champion retires after 18 seasons Time To Say Goodbye

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.

From The42 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.

From The42 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.

From The42 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.

From The42 Raptors rip injury-hit Warriors to regain NBA Finals lead Hit The Front

Raptors rip injury-hit Warriors to regain NBA Finals lead

Kawhi Leonard scored 30 points to help the Raptors win 123-109.

From The42 Thompson questionable for Game 3 of NBA Finals while Durant remains out for Warriors Star Men

Thompson questionable for Game 3 of NBA Finals while Durant remains out for Warriors

Klay Thompson is confident he’ll feature on Wednesday night, but is a doubt according to coach Steve Kerr.

From The42 Klay Thompson delivers 25 points as Golden State Warriors level NBA Finals against Raptors NBA Finals This post contains videos

Klay Thompson delivers 25 points as Golden State Warriors level NBA Finals against Raptors

The Warriors held off a late Raptors charge to even the best-of-seven series on Sunday night.

From The42 Kawhi Leonard describes Toronto's season and fans as 'special' The Claw

Kawhi Leonard describes Toronto's season and fans as 'special'

Kahwi Leonard says he is feeling the love in Toronto, with the Raptors playing in their maiden NBA Finals.

From The42 Siakam stars with 32-point haul as Raptors defeat Warriors to take Game 1 of NBA Finals We The North This post contains videos

Siakam stars with 32-point haul as Raptors defeat Warriors to take Game 1 of NBA Finals

Rapper Drake and Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green shared some heated words after the game.

From The42 Huge boost for the Warriors as Cousins is passed fit for Game 1 with Raptors Just In Time

Huge boost for the Warriors as Cousins is passed fit for Game 1 with Raptors

DeMarcus Cousins injured his quad in the first round of the playoffs, but is now pain free after missing the majority of the postseason.

From The42 Giannis: This is just the start for the Bucks Watch This Space

Giannis: This is just the start for the Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks were beaten in the Eastern Conference Finals, but Antetokounmpo expects them to be better next year.

From The42 Raptors rally past Bucks to reach first NBA final Finals

Raptors rally past Bucks to reach first NBA final

The Raptors won the series 4-2 as Saturday’s contest at Scotiabank Arena was a mirror image of game five.

From The42 'If KD is playing well it's 'Oh they're playing a different style and it's not as fun to watch'' Damned If You Do

'If KD is playing well it's 'Oh they're playing a different style and it's not as fun to watch''

Stephen Curry discussed the idea that the Golden State Warriors are better without team-mate Kevin Durant.

From The42 Budenholzer: 'We won't overuse Giannis in pursuit of NBA Finals' Buck The Trend

Budenholzer: 'We won't overuse Giannis in pursuit of NBA Finals'

Don’t expect the MVP candidate to play all 48 minutes, or even 45, to try to keep the Milwaukee Bucks alive in the playoffs.

From The42 Raptors take series lead over Bucks after come-from-behind win NBA

Raptors take series lead over Bucks after come-from-behind win

Kawhi Leonard’s 35 points helped the Raptors take control.

From The42 Big names miss out as All-NBA teams are unveiled Ballots

Big names miss out as All-NBA teams are unveiled

It’s the first time since 2007 that LeBron James did not make the first team.

From The42 Well-rounded Raptors thump Bucks to level playoff series NBA

Well-rounded Raptors thump Bucks to level playoff series

It’s all-square in the East.

From The42 Golden State win OT thriller to complete series sweep without Kevin Durant Golden Boys

Golden State win OT thriller to complete series sweep without Kevin Durant

Warriors reach NBA finals for fifth straight season.

From The42 Raptors top Bucks in double-OT thriller NBA

Raptors top Bucks in double-OT thriller

Kawhi Leonard and his side reduced the Bucks’ playoff series lead to 2-1.

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