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#Basketball

# basketball - Last week 27th November 2022 - 3rd December 2022

Agony for Ireland after narrow defeat to Netherlands in EuroBasket 2023 Qualifiers
# Just Short
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# Just Short

Agony for Ireland after narrow defeat to Netherlands in EuroBasket 2023 Qualifiers

Nov 27th 2022, 9:33 PM 5,695 Views 0 Comments

Ireland were leading for the majority of the tie but lost out by 59-56.

# basketball - Last month November 2022

US basketball star moved to penal colony following nine-year sentence for drug possession
# Brittney Griner
# Brittney Griner

US basketball star moved to penal colony following nine-year sentence for drug possession

Nov 9th 2022, 9:00 AM 29,121 Views 25 Comments

A Russian court rejected an appeal against Griner’s nine-year sentence for drug possession last month.

# basketball - This year 2022

Doncic bags 41-point triple-double as Mavs edge Nets, Warriors rebound against Heat
# Luka Bloom
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# Luka Bloom

Doncic bags 41-point triple-double as Mavs edge Nets, Warriors rebound against Heat

Oct 28th 2022, 8:58 AM 1,372 Views 0 Comments

The Slovenian became just the 10th player in NBA history with three or more 40-point triple-doubles.

NBA to honour legendary Bill Russell by retiring no.6 jersey across the league
# One Of A Kind
From The42
# One Of A Kind

NBA to honour legendary Bill Russell by retiring no.6 jersey across the league

Aug 11th 2022, 11:16 PM 5,278 Views 0 Comments

The 11-time NBA champion and civil rights activist died last month aged 88 and will be the first player to receive such an honour from the league.

Russia is 'ready' to discuss US prisoner exchange - a day after basketball star sentencing
# Basketball
# Basketball

Russia is 'ready' to discuss US prisoner exchange - a day after basketball star sentencing

Aug 5th 2022, 7:48 AM 21,036 Views 27 Comments

Brittney Griner was detained at a Moscow airport in February after she was found carrying vape cartridges with cannabis oil in her luggage.

Multi-talented Galvin has squeezed in a whole other sporting life since Kerry's last All-Ireland appearance
# Profile
From The42
# Profile

Multi-talented Galvin has squeezed in a whole other sporting life since Kerry's last All-Ireland appearance

Updated Jul 30th 2022, 9:21 AM 37,794 Views 5 Comments

The multi-talented star was part of the last Kerry squad to reach an All-Ireland final in 2012.

Swiss surge sees Ireland defeated in EuroBasket pre-qualifiers
# Basketball
From The42
# Basketball

Swiss surge sees Ireland defeated in EuroBasket pre-qualifiers

Jul 3rd 2022, 8:51 PM 4,314 Views 0 Comments

The game was played in front of a sell-out crowd at the National Basketball Arena.

Warriors on brink of NBA Finals return as Curry, Wiggins sink Mavs
# Golden Boys
From The42
# Golden Boys

Warriors on brink of NBA Finals return as Curry, Wiggins sink Mavs

May 23rd 2022, 8:48 AM 2,837 Views 0 Comments

The Warriors can finish the job with a win in Dallas on Tuesday.

Russia extends drug detention of US basketball star Griner
# Brittney Griner
# Brittney Griner

Russia extends drug detention of US basketball star Griner

May 13th 2022, 4:14 PM 13,325 Views 0 Comments

Griner, a two-time Olympic gold medallist and WNBA champion, was detained at Moscow airport in February.

Mavs drill 20 three-pointers to pull level with Suns, Sixers beat Heat
# Hoops
From The42
# Hoops

Mavs drill 20 three-pointers to pull level with Suns, Sixers beat Heat

May 9th 2022, 8:01 AM 2,324 Views 0 Comments

The Suns will try to regain the advantage when they host game five tomorrow.

'Huge news for basketball in Ireland' - All National League games to be live-streamed
# Hoop Dreams
From The42
# Hoop Dreams

'Huge news for basketball in Ireland' - All National League games to be live-streamed

May 5th 2022, 5:59 PM 3,362 Views 0 Comments

Basketball Ireland has agreed a five-year deal with Joymo.

US basketball star being wrongfully detained in Russia, say US officials
# Brittney Griner
# Brittney Griner

US basketball star being wrongfully detained in Russia, say US officials

May 4th 2022, 8:01 AM 21,090 Views 19 Comments

Brittney Griner was detained at a Moscow airport in February.

Hawks hold off Heat, Bucks thrash Bulls in NBA playoffs
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Hawks hold off Heat, Bucks thrash Bulls in NBA playoffs

Apr 23rd 2022, 9:42 AM 1,729 Views 0 Comments

Trae Young delivered the game-winner for Atlanta.

Pelicans shock Suns in NBA playoffs while Heat, Grizzlies win
# Sun Down
From The42
# Sun Down

Pelicans shock Suns in NBA playoffs while Heat, Grizzlies win

Apr 20th 2022, 8:41 AM 2,118 Views 0 Comments

Pelicans level series against the Suns ahead of game three in New Orleans.

Warriors take Curry's return while Jazz and Sixers also win NBA playoff openers
# Game 1
From The42
# Game 1

Warriors take Curry's return while Jazz and Sixers also win NBA playoff openers

Apr 17th 2022, 10:09 AM 2,844 Views 0 Comments

‘It was nice to just be out there with my guys,’ said Curry after Golden State’s Game 1 victory.

Steph Curry 'very optimistic' that he'll win fitness race for Warriors' playoff opener
# Golden State Of Mind
From The42
# Golden State Of Mind

Steph Curry 'very optimistic' that he'll win fitness race for Warriors' playoff opener

Apr 15th 2022, 9:55 AM 1,731 Views 0 Comments

The Warriors opener their series against Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets on Saturday.

LA Lakers sack head coach after failure to reach NBA playoffs
# Out The Door
From The42
# Out The Door

LA Lakers sack head coach after failure to reach NBA playoffs

Apr 11th 2022, 8:19 PM 4,420 Views 1 Comment

Frank Vogel has paid the price for a disappointing season.

LeBron-less Lakers out of NBA postseason contention after Suns rout
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

LeBron-less Lakers out of NBA postseason contention after Suns rout

Apr 6th 2022, 9:04 AM 3,461 Views 1 Comment

Los Angeles were officially eliminated from playoff contention after a seventh straight defeat.

Tralee Warriors complete double after Super League final win, terrific treble for Glanmire
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Tralee Warriors complete double after Super League final win, terrific treble for Glanmire

Apr 2nd 2022, 10:25 PM 9,993 Views 2 Comments

There was plenty of silverware handed out at the National Basketball Arena today.

LeBron James 'wins' Razzies for 'Space Jam' sequel
# Dubious Honour
From The42
# Dubious Honour

LeBron James 'wins' Razzies for 'Space Jam' sequel

Mar 28th 2022, 9:12 AM 4,257 Views 0 Comments

The sporting great was ‘rewarded’ for his acting turn in Warner Bros’ Looney Tunes/basketball film.

James Harden shines on 76ers debut as Philadelphia rout Minnesota
# Philly Special
From The42
# Philly Special

James Harden shines on 76ers debut as Philadelphia rout Minnesota

Feb 26th 2022, 10:20 AM 2,865 Views 0 Comments

The Sixers beat the Timberwolves 133-102 on Friday night.

Gutsy Ireland fall narrowly short to Switzerland in Euro pre-qualifier
# Unlucky
From The42
# Unlucky

Gutsy Ireland fall narrowly short to Switzerland in Euro pre-qualifier

Feb 24th 2022, 10:50 PM 3,345 Views 1 Comment

Mark Keenan’s side were within four points of their opponents towards the end but were overpowered in Fribourg.

LeBron James passes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on NBA's all-time 'combined' scoring list
# King James
From The42
# King James

LeBron James passes Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on NBA's all-time 'combined' scoring list

Feb 13th 2022, 10:43 AM 4,686 Views 2 Comments

James needed 19 points last night to pass Abdul-Jabbar for most combined regular season and playoff points.

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 3,440 Views 0 Comments

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

Tralee Warriors beat Neptune to win first Pat Duffy Cup
# National Final
From The42
# National Final

Tralee Warriors beat Neptune to win first Pat Duffy Cup

Jan 22nd 2022, 10:17 PM 7,622 Views 0 Comments

Warriors’ Kieran Donaghy described their success as ‘right up there’ in terms of achievements during his glittering sporting career.

LeBron catches fire to lead late Lakers comeback against the Kings
# The Kings And I
From The42
# The Kings And I

LeBron catches fire to lead late Lakers comeback against the Kings

Jan 5th 2022, 8:32 AM 2,645 Views 0 Comments

The LA Lakers rallied from a late seven-point deficit to beat the Sacramento Kings 122-114.

Brown scores 50 points as Celtics rally to beat Magic
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

Brown scores 50 points as Celtics rally to beat Magic

Jan 3rd 2022, 9:23 AM 2,391 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, LeBron James scored 26 points as the LA Lakers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-103.

DeMar DeRozan nails buzzer-beater as Bulls win their sixth straight game
# Clutch
From The42
# Clutch

DeMar DeRozan nails buzzer-beater as Bulls win their sixth straight game

Jan 1st 2022, 9:53 AM 2,683 Views 0 Comments

LeBron James scored 43 points as the LA Lakers beat Portland.

# basketball - Last year 2021

Embiid powers 76ers past Nets on Durant's return, Covid outbreak postpones Warriors-Nuggets
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Embiid powers 76ers past Nets on Durant's return, Covid outbreak postpones Warriors-Nuggets

Dec 31st 2021, 9:37 AM 1,213 Views 0 Comments

Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green has criticised the 11th postponement of the NBA season.

The story of the Irish duo that helped pull off a famous college basketball victory
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

The story of the Irish duo that helped pull off a famous college basketball victory

Dec 26th 2021, 9:00 PM 7,430 Views 1 Comment

How Michael Bree and Conor Grace contributed to Davidson College’s shock win over North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Curry powers Warriors past Suns, Nets thwart Lakers
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

Curry powers Warriors past Suns, Nets thwart Lakers

Dec 26th 2021, 9:44 AM 2,460 Views 0 Comments

Giannis Antetokounmpo powering the Bucks to a win over the Celtics.

LeBron injures ankle as Suns power past Lakers
# Suns Come Up
From The42
# Suns Come Up

LeBron injures ankle as Suns power past Lakers

Dec 22nd 2021, 8:13 AM 2,373 Views 0 Comments

The Suns improved the NBA’s best record to 25-5.

Embiid sparkles in Sixers win while Morant return spoiled
# Philly
From The42
# Philly

Embiid sparkles in Sixers win while Morant return spoiled

Dec 21st 2021, 8:13 AM 1,416 Views 0 Comments

It was a very impressive all-around performance from the Cameroonian big man.

Durant carries Covid-hit Nets to win over Sixers in NBA
# KD
From The42
# KD

Durant carries Covid-hit Nets to win over Sixers in NBA

Dec 17th 2021, 9:05 AM 1,258 Views 0 Comments

The league’s leading scorer delivered a key four-point play with 1:46 remaining and the game tied.

Stephen Curry breaks all-time NBA three-point record
# History Maker
From The42
# History Maker

Stephen Curry breaks all-time NBA three-point record

Dec 15th 2021, 7:53 AM 4,283 Views 0 Comments

Curry hit five three-pointers as the Warriors pulled away late to beat the Knicks 105-96.

Zach LaVine inspires Chicago Bulls to narrow victory over Brooklyn Nets
# Zach Attack
From The42
# Zach Attack

Zach LaVine inspires Chicago Bulls to narrow victory over Brooklyn Nets

Dec 5th 2021, 10:40 AM 1,935 Views 0 Comments

Pat Connaughton scored seven three-pointers in the Milwaukee Bucks’ 124-102 win over the Miami Heat.

Phoenix Suns take 17th straight win as Golden State Warriors beaten 104-96
# Suns Shine
From The42
# Suns Shine

Phoenix Suns take 17th straight win as Golden State Warriors beaten 104-96

Dec 1st 2021, 8:23 AM 2,096 Views 0 Comments

The two teams sit atop the league with 18-3 records.

LeBron shines with 39 points as Lakers beat Pacers in overtime
# Welcome Back
From The42
# Welcome Back

LeBron shines with 39 points as Lakers beat Pacers in overtime

Nov 25th 2021, 8:09 AM 2,505 Views 3 Comments

Kevin Durant passed Allen Iverson last night to move into the top 25 on the NBA’s all-time scoring list.

LeBron James' return to the court spoiled by dominant Boston Celtics
# NBA
From The42
# NBA

LeBron James' return to the court spoiled by dominant Boston Celtics

Nov 20th 2021, 11:16 AM 2,293 Views 1 Comment

The Lakers star had been out since suffering an abdominal strain against Houston Rockets on 2 November.

Steph Curry inspires Golden State Warriors victory over Brooklyn Nets
# Golden Boy
From The42
# Golden Boy

Steph Curry inspires Golden State Warriors victory over Brooklyn Nets

Nov 17th 2021, 8:42 AM 2,018 Views 0 Comments

The Warriors, Jazz and Clippers won.

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