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From The42 The astonishing demise of the Irish coach who promoted boxing's richest fight...and world peace Rise And Fall

The astonishing demise of the Irish coach who promoted boxing's richest fight...and world peace

Dan Doyle promoted Sugar Ray Leonard, coached the Irish basketball team and claimed to help bring peace to Northern Ireland. Then it all went wrong.

From The42 Rockets trade Carmelo Anthony to Chicago Bulls, but he may still end up with LeBron's Lakers Melo

Rockets trade Carmelo Anthony to Chicago Bulls, but he may still end up with LeBron's Lakers

In last night’s action, a red-hot Klay Thompson made history with his performance for the Golden State Warriors.

From The42 Charles Barkley rips Kyrie Irving over LeBron James apology: 'I would have whooped his ass' Bullish

Charles Barkley rips Kyrie Irving over LeBron James apology: 'I would have whooped his ass'

Irving said it took a ‘real man’ to make the call and apologise.

From The42 Knicks throw away 19-point lead and lose on last-second goaltending call in London NBA London

Knicks throw away 19-point lead and lose on last-second goaltending call in London

There was late drama at the O2 Arena on Thursday night.

From The42 Kyrie Irving reveals he called LeBron this week to apologise, dominates Raptors in thriller Perspective

Kyrie Irving reveals he called LeBron this week to apologise, dominates Raptors in thriller

Steph Curry, meanwhile, set a new NBA record last night.

From The42 Kyrie Irving: I'll never question Celtics 'teammates in public like that ever again' Criticism

Kyrie Irving: I'll never question Celtics 'teammates in public like that ever again'

Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving explained his critical comments of his teammates.

From The42 UCD Marian set up final against Killester while Liffey Celtics beat holders DCU Basketball This post contains videos

UCD Marian set up final against Killester while Liffey Celtics beat holders DCU

Holders DCU Mercy bowed out against Liffey Celtics on Saturday night at the Mardyke Arena.

From The42 Brunell book place in National Cup final with nine-point victory over Fr. Mathews Hulahoops Cup

Brunell book place in National Cup final with nine-point victory over Fr. Mathews

It was an action-packed encounter at Neptune Stadium this evening.

From The42 'There'd be games where I'd be telling her to eff off... it's not anything malicious, it's just our passion' New Challenge

'There'd be games where I'd be telling her to eff off... it's not anything malicious, it's just our passion'

Gráinne Dywer has linked up with her assistant coach-player sister Niamh as Fr Mathews chase Cup history.

From The42 San Antonio Spurs beat OKC in record-breaking 154-147 epic Ball So Hard

San Antonio Spurs beat OKC in record-breaking 154-147 epic

LaMarcus Aldridge came away with 56 points.

From The42 Kuzma inspires LeBron-less Lakers to victory while Bucks overcome Rockets' MVP contender Harden Nba Wrap

Kuzma inspires LeBron-less Lakers to victory while Bucks overcome Rockets' MVP contender Harden

James Harden posted 42 points for the Houston Rockets but they couldn’t get the better of the Milwaukee Bucks.

From The42 Late drama as Raptors and Nuggets scrape wins while Thompson-inspired Warriors cruise Nba Wrap This post contains videos

Late drama as Raptors and Nuggets scrape wins while Thompson-inspired Warriors cruise

A look back on last night’s NBA action.

From The42 Raptors cruise to win as Pacers' winning streak ends in Kyle Lowry's return NBA This post contains videos

Raptors cruise to win as Pacers' winning streak ends in Kyle Lowry's return

The Toronto Raptors eased past the Indiana Pacers in the NBA.

From The42 Watch: 44-point Harden sinks Warriors with incredible game-winning three-pointer in OT Clutch This post contains videos

Watch: 44-point Harden sinks Warriors with incredible game-winning three-pointer in OT

Meanwhile, Raptors star Kawhi Leonard was showered with boos on his Spurs return.

From The42 LeBron James calls himself the 'greatest player of all time' King James

LeBron James calls himself the 'greatest player of all time'

LeBron led his home town Cavaliers to the NBA title in 2015/16.

From The42 LeBron-less Lakers suffer buzzer-beating loss while Warriors fall in OT NBA This post contains videos

LeBron-less Lakers suffer buzzer-beating loss while Warriors fall in OT

Bogdan Bogdanovic stepped up for the Sacramento Kings and drilled a three-pointer as time expired.

From The42 LeBron James apologises for 'Jewish money' Instagram post Controversy

LeBron James apologises for 'Jewish money' Instagram post

A social media post from the basketball star on Sunday attracted criticism.

From The42 LeBron James blasts NFL owners as 'old white men' with 'slave mentality' Political Football

LeBron James blasts NFL owners as 'old white men' with 'slave mentality'

The Los Angeles Lakers star hit out at American Football bosses for their approach, saying they’re inflexible.

From The42 Lebron's Lakers suffer defeat as Nets extend winning streak to six games Swish

Lebron's Lakers suffer defeat as Nets extend winning streak to six games

Meanwhile, Larry Nance Jr. had 15 points and 16 rebounds in the Cavaliers’ victory over the Pacers.

From The42 History-making Curry and Durant lead Warriors while Harden sparkles with 47 points NBA This post contains videos

History-making Curry and Durant lead Warriors while Harden sparkles with 47 points

A look back on last night’s best NBA action.

From The42 NBA star Curry apologises for suggesting moon landings were faked Clarification

NBA star Curry apologises for suggesting moon landings were faked

The star told ESPN he was not being serious when he made those comments.

From The42 Curry insists he was 'obviously joking' about moon landing comments Watch This Space

Curry insists he was 'obviously joking' about moon landing comments

The Golden State Warriors star still plans to take Nasa up on its offer to visit its facility in Houston.

From The42 Butler: 'When somebody's telling me what to do as a grown man, I have a problem with it' Bust-up

Butler: 'When somebody's telling me what to do as a grown man, I have a problem with it'

The Philadelphia 76ers’ Jimmy Butler discussed a much talked about practice he had with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

From The42 Steph Curry claims moon landings were faked, Nasa invites him to see the rocks Conspiracy

Steph Curry claims moon landings were faked, Nasa invites him to see the rocks

In last night’s NBA action, LeBron James won the final instalment of his long rivalry with Dwyane Wade.

From The42 James Harden nips in for casual no-look block on DeMar DeRozan NBA This post contains videos

James Harden nips in for casual no-look block on DeMar DeRozan

Harden and the Rockets beat DeRozan’s Spurs 136-105 last night.

From The42 Dominant Westbrook hit the 107th triple-double of his career last night Hoops This post contains videos

Dominant Westbrook hit the 107th triple-double of his career last night

Russell Westbrook went level with Jason Kidd as joint-third on the NBA’s all-time list.

From The42 LeBron struggles as Lakers miss season-high 30 three-pointers in loss to Nuggets Glaring Problems This post contains videos

LeBron struggles as Lakers miss season-high 30 three-pointers in loss to Nuggets

LeBron James had a season-low 14 points for LA, who suffered their worst loss of the season.

From The42 Durant explodes for 49 but deflects praise onto 'phenomenal' Thompson Warriors This post contains videos

Durant explodes for 49 but deflects praise onto 'phenomenal' Thompson

Elsewhere on Monday night, Houston’s James Harden scored 54 points but ended up on the losing side against the Wizards.

From The42 LeBron gets standing ovation on his return to Cleveland as Lakers beat Cavs I'm Coming Home This post contains videos

LeBron gets standing ovation on his return to Cleveland as Lakers beat Cavs

Elsewhere, the Golden State Warriors suffered a fourth consecutive loss for the first time since 2013.

From The42 Disgusted JR Smith says tanking 'was always the plan' for Cavs after LeBron Sick Of It

Disgusted JR Smith says tanking 'was always the plan' for Cavs after LeBron

James visits the Cavaliers with his LA Lakers outfit this Wednesday.

From The42 LeBron scores season-high 51 points in Lakers' win over old side Miami Ball So Hard

LeBron scores season-high 51 points in Lakers' win over old side Miami

The King was back in South Beach last night.

From The42 76er Butler aims dig at ex-teammates, Irving finds 'peace' in 43-point haul for Celtics NBA This post contains videos

76er Butler aims dig at ex-teammates, Irving finds 'peace' in 43-point haul for Celtics

Jimmy Butler had a messy break-up with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

From The42 'I love the lineouts... it's nice to have that added challenge of calling' Caller

'I love the lineouts... it's nice to have that added challenge of calling'

Ireland second row Aoife McDermott is looking to build on her first Six Nations campaign this year.

From The42 LeBron makes more NBA history as he moves into fifth on all-time scoring list Hoop Dreams This post contains videos

LeBron makes more NBA history as he moves into fifth on all-time scoring list

It was a good night for the Los Angeles Lakers star.

From The42 LeBron James admits he 'almost cracked' during Lakers' slow start to the season LA Confidential

LeBron James admits he 'almost cracked' during Lakers' slow start to the season

Lakers are now 7-6 after a bleak start to LeBron’s time in LA.

From The42 'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach Speaking Out This post contains videos

'We’re murdering each other every day. Other countries don’t go through this' - Golden State Warriors coach

Steve Kerr spoke about the threat of gun violence in America after 11 people were shot dead in Pittsburgh.

From The42 Cleveland Cavaliers fire coach Lue following winless start to NBA season Winless

Cleveland Cavaliers fire coach Lue following winless start to NBA season

Following reports earlier on Sunday that Tyronn Lue would be fired, the Cavaliers confirmed the departure of their coach.

From The42 LeBron proud despite Lakers defeat after passing Nowitzki, Shaq and Kobe milestones ATG

LeBron proud despite Lakers defeat after passing Nowitzki, Shaq and Kobe milestones

Despite defeat for the LA Lakers, LeBron James was humbled to pass three significant career milestones during his 35-point display.

From The42 LeBron hits triple-double as Lakers come from behind to end Denver's 100% start LA Story

LeBron hits triple-double as Lakers come from behind to end Denver's 100% start

Twenty-eight points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds for the King.

From The42 LeBron delivers with last-gasp three-pointer, but then misses two free throws as Lakers lose again Waiting For A Win This post contains videos

LeBron delivers with last-gasp three-pointer, but then misses two free throws as Lakers lose again

0-3 start to the season is LeBron’s first since his rookie NBA year in 2003.