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# nba - Saturday 2 January, 2021

Anthony Davis fires Los Angeles Lakers to win over San Antonio Spurs
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# Hoops

Anthony Davis fires Los Angeles Lakers to win over San Antonio Spurs

Jan 2nd 2021, 10:09 AM 2,632 Views 2 Comments

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.

# nba - Friday 1 January, 2021

Harden points the way as Rockets finish 2020 with Kings win
# The Beard
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# The Beard

Harden points the way as Rockets finish 2020 with Kings win

Jan 1st 2021, 9:38 AM 1,998 Views 0 Comments

The 76ers ended Orlando’s 100% start, while the Toronto Raptors posted their first win of the new campaign.

# nba - Thursday 31 December, 2020

Becky Hammon becomes first woman to lead NBA team as Spurs lose out to Lakers
# Milestone
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# Milestone

Becky Hammon becomes first woman to lead NBA team as Spurs lose out to Lakers

Dec 31st 2020, 10:20 AM 6,879 Views 2 Comments

‘It is a big deal and a substantial moment,’ the 43-year-old said after taking over coaching duties from the ejected Gregg Popovich last night.

# nba - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

Grizzlies' first win of the season marred by Morant blow, Lakers lose again
# Off The Mark
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# Off The Mark

Grizzlies' first win of the season marred by Morant blow, Lakers lose again

Dec 29th 2020, 10:25 AM 2,570 Views 5 Comments

Ja Morant was taken to the locker room in a wheelchair after injuring his ankle against Brooklyn Nets.

# nba - Monday 28 December, 2020

The Mavericks thrash the Clippers as Nets suffer first loss of NBA season From The42

The Mavericks thrash the Clippers as Nets suffer first loss of NBA season

Dec 28th 2020, 9:32 AM 3,236 Views 2 Comments

The Dallas team powered to an NBA-record 50-point half-time lead.

# nba - Thursday 24 December, 2020

Giannis Antetokounmpo misses last-gasp free throw as Celtics edge past Bucks
# Wrap
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# Wrap

Giannis Antetokounmpo misses last-gasp free throw as Celtics edge past Bucks

Dec 24th 2020, 10:33 AM 5,592 Views 5 Comments

The Bucks had outscored Boston 36-21 in the fourth quarter and were on the cusp of drawing level.

# nba - Wednesday 23 December, 2020

LeBron and the Lakers pick up NBA rings before opening night defeat
# Holders
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# Holders

LeBron and the Lakers pick up NBA rings before opening night defeat

Dec 23rd 2020, 8:08 AM 4,696 Views 0 Comments

Paul George led the Clippers to victory at Staples Center.

# nba - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

A new era of superstars and more talking points ahead of the NBA tip-off
# We Go Again
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# We Go Again

A new era of superstars and more talking points ahead of the NBA tip-off

Dec 22nd 2020, 6:00 AM 3,124 Views 1 Comment

A preview of the 2020-21 season, which gets underway tonight.

# nba - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Greek forward Giannis Antetokounmpo signs richest deal in NBA history
# Record
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# Record

Greek forward Giannis Antetokounmpo signs richest deal in NBA history

Dec 16th 2020, 2:21 PM 8,547 Views 4 Comments

The NBA MVP’s five-year contract extension with the Milwaukee Bucks is reportedly worth $228 million.

# nba - Thursday 3 December, 2020

Rockets ship Westbrook off to Wizards in exchange of point guards
# NBA
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# NBA

Rockets ship Westbrook off to Wizards in exchange of point guards

Dec 3rd 2020, 11:04 AM 4,068 Views 3 Comments

The 2017 MVP has been traded to Washington Wizards for former first round draft pick John Wall.

# nba - Friday 20 November, 2020

Cruel blow as Warriors star Klay Thompson set to miss another full season with new injury
# Splash Bro
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# Splash Bro

Cruel blow as Warriors star Klay Thompson set to miss another full season with new injury

Nov 20th 2020, 11:19 AM 5,843 Views 3 Comments

‘These are those phone calls when the colour drains from your face,’ Warriors GM Bob Myers said.

# nba - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Timberwolves take Edwards first overall in NBA draft
# Draft Day
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# Draft Day

Timberwolves take Edwards first overall in NBA draft

Nov 19th 2020, 10:36 AM 7,020 Views 4 Comments

Michael Jordan’s Charlotte Hornets took LaMelo Ball with the third overall pick.

# nba - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Ten-time All-Star joins Phoenix Suns from Thunder in blockbuster deal
# NBA
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# NBA

Ten-time All-Star joins Phoenix Suns from Thunder in blockbuster deal

Nov 17th 2020, 8:07 AM 6,127 Views 3 Comments

The Oklahoma City Thunder will acquire four players and a draft for Chris Paul.

# nba - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

10-time NBA championship winner and Boston Celtics legend dies aged 86
# Boston Celtics
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# Boston Celtics

10-time NBA championship winner and Boston Celtics legend dies aged 86

Nov 10th 2020, 10:31 PM 8,598 Views 0 Comments

Tommy Heinsohn was part of the Celtics team which dominated US basketball during the late 1950s to mid-1960s.

# nba - Monday 12 October, 2020

LeBron’s Los Angeles Lakers defeat Miami Heat to snatch NBA title
# Bubble Burst
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# Bubble Burst

LeBron’s Los Angeles Lakers defeat Miami Heat to snatch NBA title

Oct 12th 2020, 7:50 AM 10,509 Views 12 Comments

The team’s leader scored a triple-double and was named Finals MVP.

# nba - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Butler puts the brakes on LA Lakers' bid for record-equalling 17th NBA title
# Feeling The Heat
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# Feeling The Heat

Butler puts the brakes on LA Lakers' bid for record-equalling 17th NBA title

Oct 10th 2020, 9:42 AM 7,298 Views 14 Comments

The Lakers still lead Miami Heat 3-2 in the series and can secure the title with a game-six victory on Sunday.

# nba - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

LeBron and Lakers on the brink of NBA title after six-point win over Miami
# Game 4
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# Game 4

LeBron and Lakers on the brink of NBA title after six-point win over Miami

Oct 7th 2020, 7:52 AM 6,300 Views 8 Comments

Anthony Davis and LeBron James combined for 50 points as the Lakers took a 3-1 series lead.

# nba - Monday 5 October, 2020

Jimmy Butler carries Miami Heat to 11-point win over LA Lakers
# NBA
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# NBA

Jimmy Butler carries Miami Heat to 11-point win over LA Lakers

Oct 5th 2020, 7:44 AM 5,174 Views 3 Comments

The Heat secured their first win of the NBA Finals series.

# nba - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Lakers power past Heat in NBA Finals opener
# Strong Start
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# Strong Start

Lakers power past Heat in NBA Finals opener

Oct 1st 2020, 7:44 AM 5,392 Views 3 Comments

After a 10-year absence from the championship series, the Lakers returned with a vengeance.

# nba - Monday 28 September, 2020

Miami Heat power into NBA finals with win over Boston Celtics
# Final Countdown
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# Final Countdown

Miami Heat power into NBA finals with win over Boston Celtics

Sep 28th 2020, 7:53 AM 5,652 Views 0 Comments

The Celtics lost the Eastern Conference final for the third time in four years.

# nba - Sunday 27 September, 2020

LeBron's triple-double leads the Lakers to their first NBA Finals in a decade
# Back In The Big Time
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# Back In The Big Time

LeBron's triple-double leads the Lakers to their first NBA Finals in a decade

Sep 27th 2020, 9:23 AM 6,881 Views 4 Comments

They’ll meet the winner of the Eastern Conference decider between Miami Heat and Boston Celtics.

# nba - Saturday 26 September, 2020

Boston Celtics keep season alive with victory over Miami Heat
# Bubble Ball
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# Bubble Ball

Boston Celtics keep season alive with victory over Miami Heat

Sep 26th 2020, 8:54 AM 5,462 Views 1 Comment

“We know what’s at stake: We lose and go home,” Boston’s Jayson Tatum said after the game.

# nba - Friday 25 September, 2020

Lakers overcome Murray magic to take 3-1 lead
# Western Finals
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# Western Finals

Lakers overcome Murray magic to take 3-1 lead

Sep 25th 2020, 8:02 AM 4,402 Views 4 Comments

The Canadian posted 32 points for the Nuggets, but the Lakers maintained a comfortable lead.

# nba - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Herro scores 37 as Heat hold off Celtics for 3-1 lead
# I Need A Herro
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# I Need A Herro

Herro scores 37 as Heat hold off Celtics for 3-1 lead

Sep 24th 2020, 7:59 AM 5,061 Views 1 Comment

The win moved them to within one victory of an NBA finals berth which they will try to secure in game five on Friday.

# nba - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Nuggets comeback starts early as Murray leads them to Game 3 win
# NBA Playoffs
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# NBA Playoffs

Nuggets comeback starts early as Murray leads them to Game 3 win

Sep 23rd 2020, 8:02 AM 4,270 Views 0 Comments

The LA Lakers’ series lead is cut to 2-1 with game four on Thursday.

# nba - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

Michael Jordan buys NASCAR team, Bubba Wallace to be driver
# Pastures New
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# Pastures New

Michael Jordan buys NASCAR team, Bubba Wallace to be driver

Sep 22nd 2020, 1:52 PM 6,520 Views 2 Comments

The former basketball star also owns the Charlotte Hornets NBA team.

# nba - Monday 21 September, 2020

Anthony Davis lifts Lakers to 2-0 lead with buzzer-beating three
# Hoops
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# Hoops

Anthony Davis lifts Lakers to 2-0 lead with buzzer-beating three

Sep 21st 2020, 7:53 AM 4,916 Views 2 Comments

A shot on the hooter from Davis gave LA a 105-103 win over the Denver Nuggets.

# nba - Sunday 20 September, 2020

Heated locker-room exchange inspires Boston Celtics revival against Miami Heat
# Golden Brown
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# Golden Brown

Heated locker-room exchange inspires Boston Celtics revival against Miami Heat

Sep 20th 2020, 9:34 AM 5,333 Views 0 Comments

The Celtics avoided falling into an 0-3 hole from which no team has rallied to win a best-of-seven series.

# nba - Saturday 19 September, 2020

Los Angeles Lakers beat Denver Nuggets to take 1-0 series lead
# Bubble Ball
From The42
# Bubble Ball

Los Angeles Lakers beat Denver Nuggets to take 1-0 series lead

Sep 19th 2020, 8:55 AM 4,221 Views 1 Comment

The Lakers started quickly in the Western Conference final.

# nba - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Denver trump Clippers in Game 7 to clinch place in Western Conference finals
# While You Were Sleeping
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# While You Were Sleeping

Denver trump Clippers in Game 7 to clinch place in Western Conference finals

Sep 16th 2020, 8:11 AM 4,351 Views 4 Comments

The Nuggets will face the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference finals.

# nba - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Nuggets rally past Clippers to level NBA playoff series
# Denver Nuggets
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# Denver Nuggets

Nuggets rally past Clippers to level NBA playoff series

Sep 13th 2020, 9:41 PM 3,820 Views 0 Comments

Denver’s 111-98 win sets up a winner-take-all game seven on Tuesday.

LeBron leads Lakers to Western Conference finals with rout of Rockets
# Blowout
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# Blowout

LeBron leads Lakers to Western Conference finals with rout of Rockets

Sep 13th 2020, 10:43 AM 5,695 Views 0 Comments

James recorded 29 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists, while Anthony Davies chipped in with 13 points and 11 rebounds.

# nba - Friday 11 September, 2020

Rockets defused as Davis leads Lakers to 3-1 lead
# NBA
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# NBA

Rockets defused as Davis leads Lakers to 3-1 lead

Sep 11th 2020, 9:32 AM 4,016 Views 0 Comments

The Lakers kept James Harden to just 2 from 11 three-point attempts.

# nba - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Kyle Lowry gets ‘tough’ as Toronto Raptors level series with Boston Celtics
# NBA
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# NBA

Kyle Lowry gets ‘tough’ as Toronto Raptors level series with Boston Celtics

Sep 10th 2020, 7:56 AM 3,688 Views 0 Comments

The Los Angeles Clippers are also just one win away from their conference finals after they defeated the Denver Nuggets 96-85.

# nba - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Miami Heat blaze on after sending injury-hit Milwaukee Bucks home
# The Heat Is On
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# The Heat Is On

Miami Heat blaze on after sending injury-hit Milwaukee Bucks home

Sep 9th 2020, 8:14 AM 3,901 Views 0 Comments

LeBron James helped the Los Angeles Lakers to a 2-1 series lead over the Houston Rockets.

# nba - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Boston Celtics close on conference finals with trouncing of Toronto Raptors
# Them Apples
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# Them Apples

Boston Celtics close on conference finals with trouncing of Toronto Raptors

Sep 8th 2020, 7:56 AM 5,559 Views 7 Comments

The Los Angeles Clippers also restored their series lead with victory over the Denver Nuggets in the night’s other game.

# nba - Monday 7 September, 2020

Bucks lose Giannis to injury but stay alive in NBA playoffs
# NBA
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# NBA

Bucks lose Giannis to injury but stay alive in NBA playoffs

Sep 7th 2020, 8:51 AM 5,598 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, the LA Lakers levelled their series with the Houston Rockets.

# nba - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Jokic drives Nuggets to tie series with Clippers, Raptors strike back again
# NBA
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# NBA

Jokic drives Nuggets to tie series with Clippers, Raptors strike back again

Sep 6th 2020, 11:20 AM 4,030 Views 0 Comments

Both series are delicately poised.

# nba - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Bucks on the brink as Miami move one win away from NBA Playoffs upset
# While You Were Sleeping
From The42
# While You Were Sleeping

Bucks on the brink as Miami move one win away from NBA Playoffs upset

Sep 5th 2020, 9:34 AM 3,738 Views 0 Comments

Milwaukee had the best regular-season record but are on the verge of playoff exit.

# nba - Friday 4 September, 2020

OG Anunoby hit late three-pointer as Raptors close gap on Boston
# We The North
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# We The North

OG Anunoby hit late three-pointer as Raptors close gap on Boston

Sep 4th 2020, 8:00 AM 3,144 Views 2 Comments

Defending champions Toronto are back in the series after victory.