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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.

'I didn't think we would have the best record in the NBA' - MVP contender Giannis

The Milwaukee Bucks’ 2018-19 season has eclipsed everything that Giannis Antetokounmpo had expected.

From The42 LeBron plans to be 'uncomfortable in the offseason' after being shut down by Lakers We Go Again

LeBron plans to be 'uncomfortable in the offseason' after being shut down by Lakers

The 34-year-old addressed the decision to sit out the remainder of the NBA season.

From The42 'Remarkable' Harden sets another new NBA record with superb 50-point triple-double Fear The Beard This post contains videos

'Remarkable' Harden sets another new NBA record with superb 50-point triple-double

The Houston Rockets star was immense against the Sacramento Kings.

From The42 Timberwolves edge Warriors in controversial overtime finish NBA This post contains videos

Timberwolves edge Warriors in controversial overtime finish

Meanwhile, Boston’s Kyrie Irving left it late to snatch victory over the Indiana Pacers.

From The42 Spurs on the verge of playoffs, MVP-chasing Harden lifts Rockets NBA

Spurs on the verge of playoffs, MVP-chasing Harden lifts Rockets

One loss from the Sacramento Kings and San Antonio will clinch a postseason berth.

From The42 Clippers and Celtics clinch playoff berths, while Rockets slip up Postseason

Clippers and Celtics clinch playoff berths, while Rockets slip up

Houston dropped to fourth in the West with a 108-94 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.

From The42 'We wanted something the whole town could get behind': Kieran Donaghy's Tralee Warriors crowned basketball champions What Do You Think Of That This post contains videos

'We wanted something the whole town could get behind': Kieran Donaghy's Tralee Warriors crowned basketball champions

The Kerry ace led the charge as Tralee won the 2019 Basketball Ireland Men’s Super League.

From The42 LeBron labels own performance as 's****y' after Lakers eliminated from playoff contention Frustration

LeBron labels own performance as 's****y' after Lakers eliminated from playoff contention

Defeat to the Brooklyn Nets means the NBA star will miss the playoffs for the first time since 2005.

From The42 Durant leads Warriors to victory after friend's death NBA

Durant leads Warriors to victory after friend's death

On the same day his childhood friend Cliff Dixon was shot to death, the Warriors star posted 15 points and tallied six assists.

From The42 Rockets' James Harden completes the set to make NBA history The Beard

Rockets' James Harden completes the set to make NBA history

The reigning MVP became the first NBA player to score 30 or more points against all 29 opponents in a single season.

From The42 Legendary LeBron passes Michael Jordan's points tally on historic night The King This post contains videos

Legendary LeBron passes Michael Jordan's points tally on historic night

LeBron moves fourth in the all-time scorers list behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone and Kobe Bryant.

From The42 'Unless I'm hurt, I'm not sitting games': LeBron determined to finish season strong despite Lakers struggles Defiant

'Unless I'm hurt, I'm not sitting games': LeBron determined to finish season strong despite Lakers struggles

James faces missing the postseason for the first time since 2005 – with the Lakers having lost nine of their last 12 games.

From The42 Durant-less Warriors crash to back-to-back losses as Harden's 58 leads Houston NBA

Durant-less Warriors crash to back-to-back losses as Harden's 58 leads Houston

The Golden State Warriors were upstaged at the Orlando Magic.

From The42 NBA's Westbrook calls for protection from fans after claiming child 'hit' him during a game Boundaries This post contains videos

NBA's Westbrook calls for protection from fans after claiming child 'hit' him during a game

The Oklahoma City Thunder star spoke to the child and his father after he was apparently pushed during a clash with the the Denver Nuggets.

From The42 'Don't ruin your reputation,' former NBA star tells Davis following Pelicans trade request Tread Carefully

'Don't ruin your reputation,' former NBA star tells Davis following Pelicans trade request

Charles Barkley says Anthony Davis is in a ‘bad situation’ after a proposed move to LeBron’s LA Lakers never materialised.

From The42 'I can throw that game in the trash' - LeBron dominates but Lakers lose again LA Story

'I can throw that game in the trash' - LeBron dominates but Lakers lose again

The Lakers remain outside the playoff places in the Western Conference in 10th spot.

From The42 Russell Westbrook broke a 51-year-old Wilt Chamberlain record last night West Is Best This post contains videos

Russell Westbrook broke a 51-year-old Wilt Chamberlain record last night

OKC star recorded a triple-double for the 10th straight game.

From The42 Joel Embiid and the 76ers send message in win over LeBron's Lakers Eastern Promise
From The42 Rondo's buzzer-beater lifts Lakers past Celtics Jumper

Rondo's buzzer-beater lifts Lakers past Celtics

A last-gasp 20-foot effort beat the veteran guard’s former side.

From The42 LeBron James suffers heaviest loss of career against rampant Pacers Hoops

LeBron James suffers heaviest loss of career against rampant Pacers

The Lakers have only lost 11 games by 40 points or more in the history of the franchise.

Mavericks acquire Kristaps Porzingis from Knicks in stunning trade

The power forward complained to bosses about the team in a meeting hours before the trade.

From The42 Phoenix got robbed: Popovich tears into his Spurs after 'pathetic performance' Having A Pop This post contains videos

Phoenix got robbed: Popovich tears into his Spurs after 'pathetic performance'

San Antonio may have beaten Phoenix, but head coach Gregg Popovich was furious with his team’s approach to the game.

From The42 Anthony Davis requests trade from Pelicans as Lakers switch looms Power Move

Anthony Davis requests trade from Pelicans as Lakers switch looms

New Orleans, meanwhile, have expressed no interest in parting with their star forward.

From The42 Stunning Sorcha Tiernan display guides Liffey Celtics to National Cup First Time Winners

Stunning Sorcha Tiernan display guides Liffey Celtics to National Cup

Their maiden title was secured with relative comfort against Singleton SuperValu Brunell.