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From The42 Michael Jordan buys NASCAR team, Bubba Wallace to be driver Pastures New

Michael Jordan buys NASCAR team, Bubba Wallace to be driver

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

From The42 Heated locker-room exchange inspires Boston Celtics revival against Miami Heat Golden Brown

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

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

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

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

From The42 Miami Heat blaze on after sending injury-hit Milwaukee Bucks home The Heat Is On

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

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

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

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

From The42 Nuggets edge past Jazz in Game 7 to book conference semi spot NBA Playoffs

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

The Nuggets go on to face the Clippers.

From The42 Late blitz as OKC force Houston Rockets to Game 7 NBA Playoffs

Late blitz as OKC force Houston Rockets to Game 7

Elsewhere, the Heat upset the Bucks.

From The42 NBA postpone playoff games as players stage boycott in protest at police shooting Solidarity

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

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

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.

From The42 LeBron's Lakers steamroll Blazers, Heat close out Pacers NBA

LeBron's Lakers steamroll Blazers, Heat close out Pacers

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.

From The42 LeBron James closes in on NBA play-off record as Lakers take the lead Blazing A Trail

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

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

From The42 Upsets aplenty as top seeds Lakers and Bucks stunned in NBA playoff openers Wrap This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 Portland Trail Blazers sneak into post-season with one-point victory In Form

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

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

From The42 Warren and Pacers hand Lakers another loss as NBA playoffs loom Hoops

Warren and Pacers hand Lakers another loss as NBA playoffs loom

It was another busy night in the bubble.

From The42 Westbrook fires Rockets to win over Bucks, Boston see off Portland fightback NBA This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 James among NBA stars supporting under-fire ESPN reporter Adrian Wojnarowski

James among NBA stars supporting under-fire ESPN reporter

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

From The42 16 NBA players have tested positive for Covid-19 Return To Play

16 NBA players have tested positive for Covid-19

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

From The42 NBA great Patrick Ewing released from hospital Good News

NBA great Patrick Ewing released from hospital

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

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember 90s NBA? Swish

Quiz: How well do you remember 90s NBA?

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

From The42 'Maybe I suppressed a laugh that it took 30 years for Jordan to say, 'Ok, I was a jerk, but who cares?' BTL

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

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

From The42 TV Wrap - In The Last Dance, Jordan's political silence is another emblem of the 1990s On The Box

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

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

From The42 Quiz: How well do you know the career of Michael Jordan? The Last Dance

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

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

From The42 Lakers great Kobe Bryant posthumously inducted into Hall of Fame Class Of 2020

Lakers great Kobe Bryant posthumously inducted into Hall of Fame

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

From The42 Celtics star Smart and two LA Lakers test positive for Covid-19 NBA

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

Marcus Smart revealed his diagnosis via social media.

From The42 Mavericks and Suns go ahead with postponed NBA match - on e-sports stream Shutdown This post contains videos

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

Is this the immediate future of sports?

From The42 NBA stars chip in with $100,000 each for support staff at their respective teams' home venues Helping Hand

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

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.

From The42 NBA season won't resume for 'at least' 30 days - Commissioner Basketball

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

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

From The42 NBA suspended after Utah Jazz player tests positive for coronavirus Called Off

NBA suspended after Utah Jazz player tests positive for coronavirus

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.

From The42 Basketball Ireland suspend all playing activity until further notice Deferred

Basketball Ireland suspend all playing activity until further notice

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

From The42 Nets stun LeBron's Lakers as Celtics clinch playoffs spot NBA This post contains videos

Nets stun LeBron's Lakers as Celtics clinch playoffs spot

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

From The42 Nuggets hand Giannis-less Bucks third straight loss, Raptors roar NBA

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

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

From The42 LeBron James becomes third player in NBA history to score 34,000 points Wrap

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

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

From The42 Steph Curry drops 23 points on comeback from four-month injury lay-off NBA This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 Miami magic downs Giannis' high-flying Bucks, Harden excels but Rockets fall to shock defeat Heating Up This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 DCU Mercy crowned Women’s Super League champions after win over Maree Time To Celebrate

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

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

From The42 'The kid is special' - LeBron outduels Zion as Lakers claim sixth straight win NBA

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

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

From The42 Middleton shines as high-flying Bucks withstand 55-point burst from Wizards' Beal Thriller This post contains videos

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

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

From The42 Tearful Michael Jordan commemorates 'little brother' Kobe Bryant Memorial This post contains videos

Tearful Michael Jordan commemorates 'little brother' Kobe Bryant

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

From TheJournal.ie Kobe Bryant's widow sues helicopter company over fatal crash Tragedy

Kobe Bryant's widow sues helicopter company over fatal crash

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

From The42 'I don't think it was me' - NBA rookie breaks backboard of the net after powerful dunk Nothing But Net This post contains videos

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

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

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