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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# nba wrap

This year
Spurs poised for Wembanyama pick; Nuggets hold off Lakers in opener
The 7ft 2in Metropolitans 92 player has been described by LeBron James as less a “unicorn” and “more like an alien”.
Davis leads Lakers to win over Warriors, Knicks square series
Los Angeles defeated Golden State Warriors 117-112 to take a 1-0 lead in their NBA Western Conference playoff series.
Trae Young stuns Celtics while Nuggets and Suns advance
Hawks point guard hits last gasp three pointer.
Knicks on brink of advancing as Jalen Brunson sinks Cavs
Warriors beat Kings to level series at two games apiece.
Booker leads Suns to victory over Clippers while Celtics dominate Hawks
The shooting guard finished with a 38-point haul to complete a battling comeback by Phoenix.
'This is what our sport is all about' - LeBron James leads Lakers into play-offs
Atlanta Hawks also advance.
Last year
Klay Thompson scores 38 to lead Warriors over Bucks
The Warriors ended the Bucks’ six-game win streak.
Jazz eclipse Suns, Embiid and Harden shine for Sixers
The surging Utah Jazz, fueled by 26 points from Donovan Mitchell, downed the Suns.
All time
Antetokounmpo fuels NBA champion Bucks, Doncic dazzles for Dallas
And Cleveland claimed their first victory at Miami Heat in 11 years.
Milwaukee Bucks clinch play-off spot with victory over Brooklyn Nets
There were also wins for the Suns, Pelicans and Clippers.
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.
Late drama as Raptors and Nuggets scrape wins while Thompson-inspired Warriors cruise
A look back on last night’s NBA action.
LeBron sits out Lakers defeat through injury as Oklahoma's George sinks 37 points amid boos
Meanwhile, the Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Suns and the Brooklyn Nets edged out New Orleans.
Record-setting Raptors regain control of the East as they crush Celtics
Every single Toronto player scored last night.
Sixers cruise past Nuggets as Fultz returns
Markelle Fultz made his first appearance since October and helped the 76ers to a win.
LeBron shows he's still the beast in the East
The Cavs conceded 79 first-half points but James led the comeback with 35 points, 17 assists and zero turnovers.
LeBron's form at an 'all-time high' as the Cavs outlast the Nuggets
Elsewhere, the Raptors also booked a playoff spot during Wednesday’s night action while the Rockets keep on firing.
Michael Jordan's Charlotte Hornets win first play-off game in 14 years
Elsewhere, Toronto and Indiana’s ding-dong battle continued while Oklahoma City Thunder took a giant step towards the conference semis.