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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Hoops

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# Hoops
Washington Wizards down but not out after victory over Philadelphia 76ers
Westbrook finished the game with 19 points, 21 rebounds and 14 assists to record another triple-double.
# the brow
Anthony Davis double-double carries Los Angeles Lakers over Phoenix Suns
The win ensured the defending champions edged ahead of the Suns 2-1 in their first-round playoff series.
# Hoops
Devin Booker leads Phoenix Suns to victory over Los Angeles Lakers
There was late drama at Madison Square Garden as the Atlanta Hawks clinched a narrow win over the New York Knicks.
# Hoops
Ja Morant ensures Grizzlies extend season at expense of Warriors
Memphis will go on to face the Utah Jazz in the post-season.
# you're a wizard
Washington clinch play-off spot with dominant win over Indiana
The Wizards will now meet the No 1 seed Philadelphia 76ers in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.
# Hoops
New York Knicks keep pressure on with win over San Antonio Spurs
The Knicks are in the play-offs for the first time in eight years and are pushing to be No 4 seed in the East.
# Hoops
Anthony Davis leads LA Lakers to victory over Phoenix Suns
Despite again missing LeBron James, the defending champions won 123-110 to boost their play-off prospects.
# LA story
Paul George leads from the front as Clippers beat Lakers in LA battle
There were also wins for the Mavericks and Warriors.
# Hoops
Russell Westbrook produces triple-double masterclass for Washington Wizards
It was only the third game in NBA history where a player has passed 20 rebounds and assists, with Westbrook producing two of those.
# Hoops
Nikola Jokic double-double pushes Denver Nuggets past Toronto Raptors
The league-worst Houston Rockets snapped a five-game losing streak with an unlikely win against the Milwaukee Bucks.
# Hoops
Kevin Durant has a successful night on and off the court as Nets down the Suns
Elsewhere, Steph Curry added another milestone to his incredible career.
# Hoops
Anthony Davis returns from injury as Los Angeles Lakers fall to Dallas Mavericks
The victory came at a cost, however, with the hosts losing Kristaps Porzingis to a left ankle sprain in the third quarter.
# Hoops
Bam Adebayo buzzer-beater gives Miami Heat win over Brooklyn Nets
The victory keeps the Heat within two games of sixth-place in the Eastern Conference.
# greek freak
Giannis Antetokounmpo returns as Bucks beat Hawks
The reigning MVP scored 15 points on his return after missing six games due to injury.
# Hoops
Boston Celtics finish strongly to halt Denver Nuggets’ winning streak
It marked the hosts’ first loss since March 24, while the Celtics have won five of their last six games.
# Hoops
Paul George and Kawhi Leonard star as the LA Clippers beat the Phoenix Suns
The Utah Jazz continued their run of form at home.
# Hoops
Brooklyn claim late victory over Knicks after losing James Harden early on
Harden only managed four minutes in his return after two games away.
# Grind
Celtic huff, puff and eventually blow Falkirk out of the Cup
The side reportedly chasing Eddie Howe for a management post ran out 3-0 winners at Park Head.
# we have a problem
Rockets suffer 20th straight defeat with narrow loss to Thunder
Elsewhere, Chris Paul became the sixth player in NBA history to register 10,000 assists.
# Hoops
Kyrie Irving stars as the Brooklyn Nets end Celtics’ winning run
There were also wins for the Bucks, Clippers and Suns.
# Hoops
Giannis wins MVP as Team LeBron dominates 2021 NBA All-Star Game
Antetokounmpo’s 16-for-16 game easily eclipsed the previous All-Star record.
# Hoops
Golden State Warriors end winning streak with heavy defeat to Los Angeles Lakers
LeBron James led the scoring for the victors with 19 points.
# Hoops
Giannis Antetokounmpo lifts Bucks over dogged Pelicans
The reigning MVP scored 38 points as Milwaukee beat New Orleans in a thriller.
# Hoops
New Orleans overcome 24-point deficit in 120-115 victory over Boston
The feat marked the biggest comeback in Pelicans’ history.
# Hoops
Irving, Harden shine as Brooklyn outpower Clippers
The star-studded Nets laid down a marker against the Clippers.
# Hoops
Bradley Beal and Russell Westbrook strike late as Wizards stun Nets
The Utah Jazz’s winning streak also came to an end on Sunday night.
# Freak
Giannis Antetokounmpo shakes off free-throw struggles to lead Bucks over Mavs
Antetokounmpo finished with 31 points despite going just 1-10 from the line.
# hot hand
Career high night for Steph Curry leads Golden State over Portland 137-122
Curry finished with 62 points, including eight threes.
# Hoops
Anthony Davis fires Los Angeles Lakers to win over San Antonio Spurs
Over on the West Coast, Carmelo Anthony of the Portland Trail Blazers moved to 14th on the all-time scoring list with 26,498 points.
'It was the hallucinations, the heart palpitations... I was ringing Dr Alan Byrne at 5.30am the night of the Finland game'
Jack Byrne reveals the full extent of Covid-19 battle as he opens up on his club future and dealing with international spotlight ahead of today’s FAI Cup final.
# top pro
'I wasn’t going to come here and start swanning around thinking I owned the gaff'
With Shamrock Rovers on the cusp of a historic double, Joey O’Brien talks about the joy of delivering glory for his hometown club.
# recognised
Last year's winner Byrne up for PFAI Player of the Year with Lopes and Grant
Bohs winger Danny Grant has also been nominated for the Young Player of the Year award alongside team-mate Dawson Devoy and Brandon Kavanagh of Shamrock Rovers.
# Missing Out
Bradley banned from touchline for FAI Cup semi-final - and the final if Shamrock Rovers progress
The Hoops boss was sent to the stands in the league win over Shelbourne earlier this month.
# Hoops
Anthony Davis lifts Lakers to 2-0 lead with buzzer-beating three
A shot on the hooter from Davis gave LA a 105-103 win over the Denver Nuggets.
# Pole Position
Celtic score two goals in three minutes and hold off late rally in five-goal battle to go top
Callum McGregor, Ryan Christie and Albian Ajeti were on target for Neil Lennon’s side.
# them apples
Boston Celtics close on conference finals with trouncing of Toronto Raptors
The Los Angeles Clippers also restored their series lead with victory over the Denver Nuggets in the night’s other game.
# we the north
OG Anunoby hit late three-pointer as Raptors close gap on Boston
Defending champions Toronto are back in the series after victory.
# Hoops
James Harden and Russell Westbrook help Houston seal series against Oklahoma
There was late drama in Orlando for a second successive night.
# Hoops
Toronto Raptors power into semi-finals to set up Boston Celtics clash
The Mavs’ Luka Doncic nailed a three-pointer on the final buzzer to level their series with the Clippers, meanwhile.
# Hoops
Kyle Kuzma drains last-second shot to push Lakers past Nuggets
The two sides traded blows until the 25-year-old stepped up.