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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.

From The42 Comeback victory in Portland leaves Warriors on verge of NBA Finals Penultimate Warriors This post contains videos

Comeback victory in Portland leaves Warriors on verge of NBA Finals

The Trail Blazers face elimination when they host Golden State again in Game 4 on Monday.

From The42 MVP finalist hits 30 points as Bucks down Raptors to clinch 2-0 series lead The Edge

MVP finalist hits 30 points as Bucks down Raptors to clinch 2-0 series lead

Giannis Antetokounmpov was the star of a 22-point win in the NBA Eastern Conference finals.

From The42 Steph Curry inspirational as Warriors take 2-0 series lead over Trail Blazers Splash Brothers

Steph Curry inspirational as Warriors take 2-0 series lead over Trail Blazers

The defending NBA champs took control of the series.

From The42 Advantage Bucks as Lopez-inspired Milwaukee rally past Raptors in opener Game 1 This post contains videos

Advantage Bucks as Lopez-inspired Milwaukee rally past Raptors in opener

Brook Lopez helped the Milwaukee Bucks overcome the Toronto Raptors in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals.

From The42 Leonard hits game-winning buzzer-beater as Raptors advance to conference finals Baller

Leonard hits game-winning buzzer-beater as Raptors advance to conference finals

The Toronto Raptors overcame the Philadelphia 76ers in a thrilling Game 7 in the NBA playoffs.

From The42 Trail Blazers force Game 7 as 76ers set up Toronto decider Ball So Hard

Trail Blazers force Game 7 as 76ers set up Toronto decider

It’s still all to play for in the NBA playoffs.

From The42 Warriors coach Kerr channels Jurgen Klopp's 'f*****g giants' post-game interview Homage This post contains videos

Warriors coach Kerr channels Jurgen Klopp's 'f*****g giants' post-game interview

Steve Kerr apologised to his mother after using an expletive to describe the Golden State Warriors after they took a series lead.

From The42 Raptors, Nuggets take series leads with blowout wins NBA

Raptors, Nuggets take series leads with blowout wins

Pascal Siakam guided the Toronto Raptors to a big win over the Philadelphia 76ers.

From The42 Murray, Leonard shine as Nuggets and Raptors level playoff series NBA

Murray, Leonard shine as Nuggets and Raptors level playoff series

There was western and eastern conference NBA action on Sunday night.

From The42 Botched dunk the low point of Curry's off night as Rockets take game 3 win Steph Sake This post contains videos

Botched dunk the low point of Curry's off night as Rockets take game 3 win

Curry shot 7 from 23 attempts and his late miss would have reduced the deficit to three points with 21 seconds remaining.

From The42 Trail Blazers edge Nuggets in quadruple-overtime epic, Giannis inspires Bucks at Celtics Blockbuster This post contains videos

Trail Blazers edge Nuggets in quadruple-overtime epic, Giannis inspires Bucks at Celtics

Portland claimed victory in the first 4OT game of the NBA Playoffs during the shot-clock era.

From The42 Joel Embiid puts up another double-double as 76ers stun Raptors Playoffs

Joel Embiid puts up another double-double as 76ers stun Raptors

Game four will be played in Philadelphia on Sunday.

From The42 'I had to come out and redeem myself': Butler puts up 30 as 76ers tie Raptors series Jimmy Buckets

'I had to come out and redeem myself': Butler puts up 30 as 76ers tie Raptors series

Elsewhere, the Denver Nuggets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 121-113 in their Western Conference tie.

From The42 Jamal nails 23 points as Nuggets edge Spurs in game seven to reach second round Hoop Dream

Jamal nails 23 points as Nuggets edge Spurs in game seven to reach second round

Denver Nuggets punched their ticket to the second round of the NBA playoffs on Saturday.

From The42 Durant nets 50 as Warriors advance to NBA second round Playoffs

Durant nets 50 as Warriors advance to NBA second round

The 30-year-old made history by equalling the most points scored in the first half of a playoff game.

From The42 NBA head coach accused of sexual assault Luke Walton

NBA head coach accused of sexual assault

Kelli Tennant claims the alleged incident involving Luke Walton took place back in 2016, when she was working as a sports reporter.

From The42 Raptors, 76ers advance as Lillard's buzzer-beater sends Blazers through Ball Don't Lie

Raptors, 76ers advance as Lillard's buzzer-beater sends Blazers through

Toronto and Philadelphia will meet in the second round.

From The42 Hayward stars with 20 points as Celtics sweep Pacers out of playoffs, while Warriors and Raptors both roll on Playoffs

Hayward stars with 20 points as Celtics sweep Pacers out of playoffs, while Warriors and Raptors both roll on

Sunday night saw the Boston Celtics, Golden State and Toronto each take commanding leads.

From The42 Siakam shines as Raptors take 2-1 series lead over Orlando Playoffs

Siakam shines as Raptors take 2-1 series lead over Orlando

The Cameroonian scored a postseason-career high 30 points and had 11 rebounds during Friday’s game.

From The42 Kevin Durant too hot to handle as Warriors thump Clippers in Game Three What KD Did

Kevin Durant too hot to handle as Warriors thump Clippers in Game Three

The Clippers host Game Four in the best-of-seven set on Sunday.

From The42 Kyrie Irving: There's 'nothing like' delivering for Boston Celtics in the playoffs Kings Of The Fourth This post contains videos

Kyrie Irving: There's 'nothing like' delivering for Boston Celtics in the playoffs

Kyrie Irving dropped 37 points while Jayson Tatum hit 26 in the playoff win over the Indiana Pacers.

From The42 From epic buzzer-beater to mid-interview row - Dwyer sisters star in historic win Dynamic Duo This post contains videos

From epic buzzer-beater to mid-interview row - Dwyer sisters star in historic win

Fr Mathews were crowned Basketball Ireland Women’s Champions Trophy champions yesterday.

From The42 Celtics start strong, Harden leads Rockets past Jazz NBA

Celtics start strong, Harden leads Rockets past Jazz

Boston lead the Indiana Pacers 1-0 following last night’s opener in the east.

From The42 Is it The Beard's time or can the Greek Freak break through? 8 storylines to follow in the NBA Playoffs Ball Don't Lie

Is it The Beard's time or can the Greek Freak break through? 8 storylines to follow in the NBA Playoffs

The league ‘second season’ gets underway later.

From The42 Lakers part company with head coach Luke Walton after tumultuous week Out The Gap

Lakers part company with head coach Luke Walton after tumultuous week

Tyronn Lue has been touted as a potential replacement after steering LeBron and the Cavs to a championship in 2016.

From The42 Magic Johnson stuns basketball world with decision to step down as LA Lakers president LA Story

Magic Johnson stuns basketball world with decision to step down as LA Lakers president

The NBA legend called an impromptu press conference on Tuesday where he announced he was stepping down.

From The42 LeBron defends Walton record amid job speculation Injury Crisis

LeBron defends Walton record amid job speculation

The Lakers star said a host of injuries to key players this season have resulted in a difficult campaign.

From The42 Warriors clinch west's top seed in blast from the past at Oracle Arena Throwback

Warriors clinch west's top seed in blast from the past at Oracle Arena

It was a special night as the Golden State Warriors played their final regular-season game at the arena after 47 years.

From The42 Westbrook becomes second player ever to record 20/20/20 game Ball Don't Lie

Westbrook becomes second player ever to record 20/20/20 game

The OKC star dedicated his performance to rapper Nipsey Hussle.