Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

#Ballin'

# ballin - Sunday 23 January, 2022

Glanmire beat DCU to win eighth Paudie O’Connor Cup and first since 2018
# Rebel Roar
From The42
# Rebel Roar

Glanmire beat DCU to win eighth Paudie O’Connor Cup and first since 2018

Jan 23rd 2022, 8:32 PM 3,427 Views 0 Comments

Irish international Claire Melia starred as the Cork club were the big winners at the National Basketball Arena today.

# ballin - Monday 8 November, 2021

Durant guides red-hot Nets past Raptors, reigning champions Bucks hit road in tailspin
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

Durant guides red-hot Nets past Raptors, reigning champions Bucks hit road in tailspin

Nov 8th 2021, 9:32 AM 1,679 Views 0 Comments

‘When he’s at that level, he makes us go’ – KD ever-inspiring for the Brooklyn nets.

# ballin - Monday 31 May, 2021

Brooklyn Nets close in on series win as Big Three breeze past Boston, fan arrested for throwing water bottle
# NBA Playoffs
From The42
# NBA Playoffs

Brooklyn Nets close in on series win as Big Three breeze past Boston, fan arrested for throwing water bottle

May 31st 2021, 8:08 AM 3,188 Views 5 Comments

Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden combined for 104 points.

# ballin - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Triple-doubles for Harden and history-making Westbrook deliver NBA wins
# The MVPs
From The42
# The MVPs

Triple-doubles for Harden and history-making Westbrook deliver NBA wins

Mar 30th 2021, 8:01 AM 2,146 Views 0 Comments

Westbrook unleashed 35 points, a career-best 21 assists and 14 rebounds to power the Wizards past the Indiana Pacers.

# ballin - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Raptors rip Nets apart and Boston hold off 76ers for 3-0 NBA playoff leads
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Raptors rip Nets apart and Boston hold off 76ers for 3-0 NBA playoff leads

Aug 22nd 2020, 8:57 AM 5,396 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, the ‘incredible’ Kawhi Leonard sparkled for the Clippers.

# ballin - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Upsets aplenty as top seeds Lakers and Bucks stunned in NBA playoff openers
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

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

Aug 19th 2020, 8:04 AM 6,802 Views 1 Comment

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

# ballin - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Pacers hold off Rockets despite Harden's 45 points
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

Pacers hold off Rockets despite Harden's 45 points

Aug 13th 2020, 8:24 AM 3,545 Views 0 Comments

A run through last night’s NBA action.

# ballin - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Davis follows in Kobe's footsteps and LeBron also stars as Lakers clinch top spot in the West
# Round-Up
From The42
# Round-Up

Davis follows in Kobe's footsteps and LeBron also stars as Lakers clinch top spot in the West

Aug 4th 2020, 8:29 AM 4,583 Views 0 Comments

‘To be in a category with him means a lot. I know he’s looking down on us, cheering us on.’

# ballin - Friday 31 January, 2020

Young stars in shock win, Clippers honour Lakers legend Bryant and Raptors roar on
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

Young stars in shock win, Clippers honour Lakers legend Bryant and Raptors roar on

Jan 31st 2020, 8:35 AM 3,667 Views 0 Comments

A wrap of Thursday’s NBA action.

# ballin - Monday 13 January, 2020

Nuggets top Kawhi's Clippers, Irving returns after prolonged absence
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

Nuggets top Kawhi's Clippers, Irving returns after prolonged absence

Jan 13th 2020, 9:49 AM 1,808 Views 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Clippers fell to the Denver Nuggets as Kyrie Irving made his long-awaited comeback.

# ballin - Monday 2 December, 2019

Doncic dominates as Mavericks halt winning streak for LeBron's Lakers
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

Doncic dominates as Mavericks halt winning streak for LeBron's Lakers

Dec 2nd 2019, 9:37 AM 2,826 Views 1 Comment

The 20-year-old hit 27 points as Dallas won out 114-110.

# ballin - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

That's all of 'em: Triple-double history for LeBron, Warriors end losing streak
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

That's all of 'em: Triple-double history for LeBron, Warriors end losing streak

Nov 20th 2019, 9:43 AM 4,088 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, ‘Melo returned to basketball with a loss to the Pelicans.

# ballin - Friday 1 November, 2019

Kawhi back to haunt Spurs and halt their winning streak
# Ex Factor
From The42
# Ex Factor

Kawhi back to haunt Spurs and halt their winning streak

Nov 1st 2019, 9:22 AM 3,564 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, undrafted Kendrick Nunn starred for the Heat.

# ballin - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Harden holds nerve as Rockets win 317-point shoot-out, Embiid and Towns battle on and off court
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

Harden holds nerve as Rockets win 317-point shoot-out, Embiid and Towns battle on and off court

Oct 31st 2019, 8:54 AM 7,360 Views 0 Comments

‘I didn’t know we were going to have to score about 160 points to win,’ said relieved Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni.

# ballin - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Steph hits hot streak to get upper hand on brother and Blazers in finals opener
# Gsw
From The42
# Gsw

Steph hits hot streak to get upper hand on brother and Blazers in finals opener

May 15th 2019, 7:56 AM 4,949 Views 0 Comments

The Warriors star struggled from outside the arc early in this playoff run, but that looked a long way behind him last night.

# ballin - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

LeBron's Lakers appoint new head coach, Warriors go into finals without Durant
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

LeBron's Lakers appoint new head coach, Warriors go into finals without Durant

May 14th 2019, 8:04 AM 3,460 Views 0 Comments

Frank Vogel will be the man charged with helping LeBron James get back into the playoffs.

# ballin - Monday 29 April, 2019

Durant-led Warriors edge Rockets as Celtics baffle Bucks in NBA playoffs
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

Durant-led Warriors edge Rockets as Celtics baffle Bucks in NBA playoffs

Apr 29th 2019, 7:57 AM 3,777 Views 2 Comments

There were four points in the difference as Golden State beat James Harden’s Houston.

# ballin - Thursday 28 February, 2019

A feint, a block and the win: Warriors beaten by incredible buzzer-beating three from Dwyane Wade
# Timeless
From The42
# Timeless

A feint, a block and the win: Warriors beaten by incredible buzzer-beating three from Dwyane Wade

Feb 28th 2019, 11:11 AM 3,575 Views 3 Comments

‘A one-legged flick from my chest. It’s crazy.’

# ballin - Friday 19 October, 2018

Highly-rated Irish basketball star Aidan Igiehon signs up with University of Louisville
# Prospect
From The42
# Prospect

Highly-rated Irish basketball star Aidan Igiehon signs up with University of Louisville

Oct 19th 2018, 9:02 PM 8,908 Views 4 Comments

The 6’10 Clondalkin man was rated the 36th best player in the 2019 crop in the US.

# ballin - Saturday 9 June, 2018

LeBron punched a whiteboard after astounding game one and has played with a fractured hand since
# One-Handed
From The42
# One-Handed

LeBron punched a whiteboard after astounding game one and has played with a fractured hand since

Jun 9th 2018, 9:39 AM 7,179 Views 6 Comments

The series could have been a little different if JR Smith had known what the score was.

# ballin - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Brilliant blocks ought to be celebrated... except when they lead to a wide open shot
# Half Measure
From The42
# Half Measure

Brilliant blocks ought to be celebrated... except when they lead to a wide open shot

Apr 11th 2018, 1:06 PM 3,650 Views 0 Comments

That’s the thing about defending, you have to keep doing it.

# ballin - Sunday 1 April, 2018

Wall back in business as the Wizards book NBA playoff spot
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

Wall back in business as the Wizards book NBA playoff spot

Apr 1st 2018, 2:05 PM 6,139 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, the Heat were made to wait to guarantee their post-season plans while the Raptors were beaten by the Celtics.

# ballin - Thursday 30 November, 2017

The Beard should still be feared while Warriors just outlast Lakers
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

The Beard should still be feared while Warriors just outlast Lakers

Nov 30th 2017, 7:53 AM 3,123 Views 3 Comments

There was a decent slate of NBA action on Wednesday night.

# ballin - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

LeBron James thrives at point guard in win over Bulls
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

LeBron James thrives at point guard in win over Bulls

Oct 25th 2017, 10:11 AM 5,607 Views 3 Comments

Tyronn Lue made some tweaks to his new look Cavs team.

# ballin - Friday 20 October, 2017

'OK3' ensure Thunder roll over Knicks, Lonzo Ball's Lakers debut spoiled by Clippers
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

'OK3' ensure Thunder roll over Knicks, Lonzo Ball's Lakers debut spoiled by Clippers

Oct 20th 2017, 7:52 AM 3,070 Views 2 Comments

Patrick Beverley took particular delight in welcoming Lonzo’s “little young ass to the NBA”.

# ballin - Monday 31 July, 2017

LA Clipper breaks his hand in fight just a month after signing €55 million contract
# Court Battle
From The42
# Court Battle

LA Clipper breaks his hand in fight just a month after signing €55 million contract

Jul 31st 2017, 8:04 PM 9,349 Views 1 Comment

The forward won’t need surgery, but will have to rest his thumb for a month.

# ballin - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Durant drops 39 to secure NBA title with the Warriors
# This Is What You Came For
From The42
# This Is What You Came For

Durant drops 39 to secure NBA title with the Warriors

Jun 13th 2017, 7:56 AM 7,728 Views 9 Comments

LeBron James wasn’t able to stop the Warriors celebrating in Game 5.

# ballin - Saturday 10 June, 2017

LeBron and Cavs refuse to be swept as they bite back in record-setting game 4
# Down Not Out
From The42
# Down Not Out

LeBron and Cavs refuse to be swept as they bite back in record-setting game 4

Jun 10th 2017, 8:31 AM 6,637 Views 6 Comments

The Warriors will get another chance to close out and win the NBA title on Monday night.

# ballin - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Curry eclipses Kobe as Warriors complete sweep against Spurs
# Unbeaten
From The42
# Unbeaten

Curry eclipses Kobe as Warriors complete sweep against Spurs

May 23rd 2017, 9:53 AM 4,411 Views 4 Comments

Kevin Durant helped out with 29 points as the Warriors brought their play-off record to 12 -0 to put them in their third straight Finals.

# ballin - Saturday 20 May, 2017

LeBron and the Cavs embarrass Celtics for 2-0 series lead
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

LeBron and the Cavs embarrass Celtics for 2-0 series lead

May 20th 2017, 9:00 AM 6,886 Views 9 Comments

He missed out on the shortlist for league MVP though.

# ballin - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Ginobili thwarts Harden's last-gasp shot to give Spurs series lead over the Rockets
# Manu Up
From The42
# Manu Up

Ginobili thwarts Harden's last-gasp shot to give Spurs series lead over the Rockets

May 10th 2017, 8:39 AM 3,098 Views 2 Comments

Harden looked set to put the game in overtime before Ginobili slid the ball from his hands.

# ballin - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

Curry for 30: Warriors sweep into western finals with 5 players in double figures
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

Curry for 30: Warriors sweep into western finals with 5 players in double figures

May 9th 2017, 8:21 AM 2,897 Views 0 Comments

Houston and San Antonio, currently locked at 2 – 2 in their series, will battle to join the free-flowing Warriors.

# ballin - Friday 28 April, 2017

Veteran Tony Parker at his most efficient as Spurs finish off Grizzlies
# Game 6
From The42
# Game 6

Veteran Tony Parker at his most efficient as Spurs finish off Grizzlies

Apr 28th 2017, 8:24 AM 2,411 Views 0 Comments

In Milwaukee, the Raptors saw off the Bucks to take their place alongside LeBron James’ Cavaliers in the second round.

# ballin - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

After being ridiculed with Barney music, Raptors take control of enthralling Bucks series
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

After being ridiculed with Barney music, Raptors take control of enthralling Bucks series

Apr 25th 2017, 8:32 AM 3,681 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Steph Curry hit the 30-point mark as the Warriors cruised into the second round.

# ballin - Saturday 22 April, 2017

The Celtics and the Thunder are still alive after big wins in the NBA Playoffs
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

The Celtics and the Thunder are still alive after big wins in the NBA Playoffs

Apr 22nd 2017, 9:08 AM 4,313 Views 3 Comments

Boston and OKC cut their playoff deficits to 2-1 with big wins.

# ballin - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

LeBron and Kawhi flex their muscles as Cavs, Spurs take control in playoffs
# Two Zip
From The42
# Two Zip

LeBron and Kawhi flex their muscles as Cavs, Spurs take control in playoffs

Apr 18th 2017, 8:15 AM 4,332 Views 1 Comment

Kawhi Leonard’s haul of 37 points was his highest yet in the playoffs.

# ballin - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Perfection! Russell Westbrook made every shot on his way to last night's triple-double
# Ballin'
From The42
# Ballin'

Perfection! Russell Westbrook made every shot on his way to last night's triple-double

Mar 23rd 2017, 8:10 AM 4,113 Views 3 Comments

The OKC star is on target to average a triple-double this season.

# ballin - Sunday 29 January, 2017

Untouchable Glanmire make it four-in-a-row as National Cup is Cork-bound again
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

Untouchable Glanmire make it four-in-a-row as National Cup is Cork-bound again

Jan 29th 2017, 7:58 PM 5,579 Views 2 Comments

Ulster Rockets, BFG Neptune and DCU Mercy were also succesful in the National Basketball Arena today.

# ballin - Monday 4 July, 2016

The Warriors just got a hell of a lot harder to beat: Kevin Durant goes west on $54 million deal
# OKC Ya Later
From The42
# OKC Ya Later

The Warriors just got a hell of a lot harder to beat: Kevin Durant goes west on $54 million deal

Jul 4th 2016, 5:03 PM 9,828 Views 22 Comments

“I will miss Oklahoma City, and the role I have had in building this remarkable team.”

# ballin - Monday 27 June, 2016

Durant and Anthony the experienced heads in US Olympic basketball squad
# Melo In Rio
From The42
# Melo In Rio

Durant and Anthony the experienced heads in US Olympic basketball squad

Jun 27th 2016, 3:42 PM 4,371 Views 4 Comments

No Steph, no LeBron. Can they take a third straight gold medal?

1 2 3 4 5