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#Basketball

# basketball - Friday 20 March, 2020

From The42 Celtics star Smart and two LA Lakers test positive for Covid-19 NBA

Celtics star Smart and two LA Lakers test positive for Covid-19

Marcus Smart revealed his diagnosis via social media.

# basketball - Saturday 14 March, 2020

From The42 Mavericks and Suns go ahead with postponed NBA match - on e-sports stream Shutdown This post contains videos

Mavericks and Suns go ahead with postponed NBA match - on e-sports stream

Is this the immediate future of sports?

# basketball - Friday 13 March, 2020

From The42 NBA stars chip in with $100,000 each for support staff at their respective teams' home venues Helping Hand

NBA stars chip in with $100,000 each for support staff at their respective teams' home venues

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Kevin Love have come up big for staff at the Bucks and Cavs’ home arenas amid the suspension of the NBA season.

From The42 NBA season won't resume for 'at least' 30 days - Commissioner Basketball

NBA season won't resume for 'at least' 30 days - Commissioner

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver revealed he expected the season not to resume for at least a month.

# basketball - Thursday 12 March, 2020

From The42 NBA suspended after Utah Jazz player tests positive for coronavirus Called Off

NBA suspended after Utah Jazz player tests positive for coronavirus

The NBA became the latest major sporting league to take measures to curb the spread of the virus as it called a halt to action.

# basketball - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

From The42 Basketball Ireland suspend all playing activity until further notice Deferred

Basketball Ireland suspend all playing activity until further notice

‘We realise that there will be major disappointment’, the organisation said in a statement, as it put all competitions on hold indefinitely.

From The42 Nets stun LeBron's Lakers as Celtics clinch playoffs spot NBA This post contains videos

Nets stun LeBron's Lakers as Celtics clinch playoffs spot

Tuesday saw the Los Angeles Lakers fall as the Los Angeles Clippers, Houston Rockets and Boston Celtics won.

# basketball - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

From The42 Nuggets hand Giannis-less Bucks third straight loss, Raptors roar NBA

Nuggets hand Giannis-less Bucks third straight loss, Raptors roar

The slumping Milwaukee Bucks lost again, while defending champions the Toronto Raptors topped the Utah Jazz on Monday.

# basketball - Saturday 7 March, 2020

From The42 LeBron James becomes third player in NBA history to score 34,000 points Wrap

LeBron James becomes third player in NBA history to score 34,000 points

The LA Lakers star improved his career points haul against the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday.

# basketball - Friday 6 March, 2020

From The42 Steph Curry drops 23 points on comeback from four-month injury lay-off NBA This post contains videos

Steph Curry drops 23 points on comeback from four-month injury lay-off

The Golden State Warriors were beaten by the Toronto Raptors on Curry’s return.

# basketball - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

From The42 Miami magic downs Giannis' high-flying Bucks, Harden excels but Rockets fall to shock defeat Heating Up This post contains videos

Miami magic downs Giannis' high-flying Bucks, Harden excels but Rockets fall to shock defeat

Heat locked down Giannis, while RJ Barrett led the New York Knicks past Houston.

# basketball - Sunday 1 March, 2020

From The42 DCU Mercy crowned Women’s Super League champions after win over Maree Time To Celebrate

DCU Mercy crowned Women’s Super League champions after win over Maree

DCU ran out 81-58 victors 81-58 in the penultimate game of the season.

# basketball - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

From The42 'The kid is special' - LeBron outduels Zion as Lakers claim sixth straight win NBA

'The kid is special' - LeBron outduels Zion as Lakers claim sixth straight win

A season-high 40 points from LeBron James helped the Los Angeles Lakers extend their winning streak in the NBA.

# basketball - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

From The42 Middleton shines as high-flying Bucks withstand 55-point burst from Wizards' Beal Thriller This post contains videos

Middleton shines as high-flying Bucks withstand 55-point burst from Wizards' Beal

An overtime victory for the Milwaukee outfit on another busy night of NBA action.

# basketball - Monday 24 February, 2020

From The42 Tearful Michael Jordan commemorates 'little brother' Kobe Bryant Memorial This post contains videos

Tearful Michael Jordan commemorates 'little brother' Kobe Bryant

Shaquille O’Neal also spoke while Beyonce performed at a memorial event held at the Staples Centre.

Kobe Bryant's widow sues helicopter company over fatal crash

The basketball star and his 13-year-old daughter were among the victims of last month’s helicopter crash.

# basketball - Saturday 15 February, 2020

From The42 'I don't think it was me' - NBA rookie breaks backboard of the net after powerful dunk Nothing But Net This post contains videos

'I don't think it was me' - NBA rookie breaks backboard of the net after powerful dunk

The rim was left askew after the New Orleans Pelicans player threw down a pass.

# basketball - Friday 14 February, 2020

From The42 Clippers' George fined $35k for post-game comments, Zion drops 32 in career high NBA

Clippers' George fined $35k for post-game comments, Zion drops 32 in career high

Paul George’s comments about NBA officials proved costly as he was penalised on Thursday.

# basketball - Thursday 13 February, 2020

From The42 Raptors' 15-game winning streak ended, Giannis-less Bucks fall and LeBron stars Wrap This post contains videos

Raptors' 15-game winning streak ended, Giannis-less Bucks fall and LeBron stars

The defending NBA champions finally lost on another busy night of NBA action.

# basketball - Saturday 8 February, 2020

From The42 'It cost us the f*****g game': Damian Lillard furious as late missed call denies Blazers NBA This post contains videos

'It cost us the f*****g game': Damian Lillard furious as late missed call denies Blazers

Late no-call hands Utah Jazz controversial 117-114 win.

# basketball - Friday 7 February, 2020

From The42 Team LeBron and Team Giannis pick squads for NBA All-Star Game NBA

Team LeBron and Team Giannis pick squads for NBA All-Star Game

In last night’s action, Russell Westbrook scored 41 points as the Houston Rockets defeated the LA Lakers 121-11

# basketball - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

From The42 LeBron inspires Lakers against Spurs, Bucks win again Wrap

LeBron inspires Lakers against Spurs, Bucks win again

The Milwaukee Bucks took down the New Orleans Pelicans before the Los Angeles Lakers beat the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday.

# basketball - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

From The42 George inspires Clippers to win over Spurs, Heat coast to 76ers victory Wrap

George inspires Clippers to win over Spurs, Heat coast to 76ers victory

It was a busy night of NBA action.

# basketball - Sunday 2 February, 2020

From The42 LeBron leads Lakers to victory, Irving sprains knee in Nets loss NBA

LeBron leads Lakers to victory, Irving sprains knee in Nets loss

The Brooklyn Nets were left to worry about Kyrie Irving as LeBron James and Damian Lillard turned in top performances in the NBA.

# basketball - Friday 31 January, 2020

From The42 Young stars in shock win, Clippers honour Lakers legend Bryant and Raptors roar on Ballin' This post contains videos

# basketball - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

From The42 Embiid wears 24 and scores 24 as Kobe tribute, while emotional Shaq remembers former team-mate Legend

Embiid wears 24 and scores 24 as Kobe tribute, while emotional Shaq remembers former team-mate

Bryant’s hometown team the Philadelphia 76ers displayed Bryant’s number 33 Lower Merion High School jersey before last night’s game.

# basketball - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Bodies being recovered from scene of Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

LA County sheriff Alex Villanueva said it would take some time for all of the bodies to be recovered and identified.

# basketball - Monday 27 January, 2020

From The42 'It's a great memory to treasure' - The Dubliner who once went toe-to-toe with Kobe Bryant Mamba This post contains videos

'It's a great memory to treasure' - The Dubliner who once went toe-to-toe with Kobe Bryant

Emmet Donnelly guarded the NBA legend during a high school game.

From The42 Teen sensation Williamson, Lillard and Young among those to offer light on dark day for NBA Games Go Ahead This post contains videos

Teen sensation Williamson, Lillard and Young among those to offer light on dark day for NBA

The tragic death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, in a helicopter crash led to a sombre Sunday in the NBA.

'Words can't describe the pain': Tributes paid to basketball star Kobe Bryant following his death RIP

'Words can't describe the pain': Tributes paid to basketball star Kobe Bryant following his death

The 41-year old was killed in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles on Sunday.

# basketball - Sunday 26 January, 2020

From The42 American pair combine for 43 points as Killester end 15-year wait for National Cup title BBall

American pair combine for 43 points as Killester end 15-year wait for National Cup title

Singleton SuperValu Brunell lost out 82-59 at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght.

From The42 LeBron 'happy to be in any conversation with Kobe' after passing his points tally Point Break

LeBron 'happy to be in any conversation with Kobe' after passing his points tally

Lakers star LeBron James recounted how Kobe Bryant inspired him after overtaking the NBA icon.

# basketball - Saturday 25 January, 2020

From The42 MVP Murphy's 33-point haul inspires Templeogue to National Cup title Unstoppable

MVP Murphy's 33-point haul inspires Templeogue to National Cup title

Griffith College Templeogue reigned supreme for the third time in five years at a sold-out National Arena in Tallaght.

# basketball - Thursday 23 January, 2020

From The42 Teenage NBA sensation backed to continue shining after dazzling debut Potential

Teenage NBA sensation backed to continue shining after dazzling debut

The number one overall draft pick, Zion Williamson, belatedly made his regular-season bow following knee surgery.

# basketball - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

From The42 Clippers edge Mavs after Leonard and Doncic shoot 36 apiece Match-up This post contains videos

Clippers edge Mavs after Leonard and Doncic shoot 36 apiece

Leonard got the better of Doncic on a brilliant first-half dunk and the final scoreboard.

# basketball - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

From The42 Celtics hand Lakers 'butt-whipping', Simmons 'ridiculously dominant' in Philly win NBA

Celtics hand Lakers 'butt-whipping', Simmons 'ridiculously dominant' in Philly win

An epic Monday in the NBA served up surprise losses, overtime thrillers and brilliant displays from Ben Simmons and Damian Lillard.

# basketball - Saturday 18 January, 2020

From The42 'If it's too much for anybody, stay the f*** out' - Irving defends criticism of Brooklyn Nets team-mates Explicit

'If it's too much for anybody, stay the f*** out' - Irving defends criticism of Brooklyn Nets team-mates

The 27-year-old made headlines this week for his comments after their loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.

# basketball - Thursday 16 January, 2020

From The42 Magic end Lakers' streak, Rockets lose Hoops

Magic end Lakers' streak, Rockets lose

LeBron James had a double-double, but the Los Angeles Lakers were stunned by the Orlando Magic.

# basketball - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

From The42 LeBron leads Lakers past Cavs to ninth straight win, Gilgeous-Alexander breaks Shaq record NBA This post contains videos

LeBron leads Lakers past Cavs to ninth straight win, Gilgeous-Alexander breaks Shaq record

The Los Angeles Lakers cruised to a ninth straight win to continue their fine form in the NBA.

# basketball - Monday 13 January, 2020

From The42 Nuggets top Kawhi's Clippers, Irving returns after prolonged absence Ballin' This post contains videos

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

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

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