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Last year
Brown scores 50 points as Celtics rally to beat Magic
Elsewhere, LeBron James scored 26 points as the LA Lakers beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 108-103.
# Hoops
DeRozan makes historic NBA consecutive buzzer beaters
The three-pointer at the final horn gave the Bulls a 120-119 victory at Washington and completed a 28-point performance.
# Clutch
DeMar DeRozan nails buzzer-beater as Bulls win their sixth straight game
LeBron James scored 43 points as the LA Lakers beat Portland.
All time
# Wrap
Embiid powers 76ers past Nets on Durant's return, Covid outbreak postpones Warriors-Nuggets
Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green has criticised the 11th postponement of the NBA season.
James, Westbrook triple-doubles propel Lakers over Rockets
The four-time NBA champion was listed as the starting centre for the first time in his 19-year career.
# Upset
The story of the Irish duo that helped pull off a famous college basketball victory
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
Giannis Antetokounmpo powering the Bucks to a win over the Celtics.
# curry spice
Curry leads Warriors to win over Grizzlies, Spurs beat Lakers
A rise in Covid cases has seen a raft of players drafted into action from the developmental G-League and back-up players called on to carry the load for many teams.
# Wrap
Joe Johnson back in NBA at 40 to help Covid-hit Celtics win
Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum inspired Boston, but Johnson’s return stole the show.
# Suns Come Up
LeBron injures ankle as Suns power past Lakers
The Suns improved the NBA’s best record to 25-5.
# Philly
Embiid sparkles in Sixers win while Morant return spoiled
It was a very impressive all-around performance from the Cameroonian big man.
Booker catches form on return as Suns see off Hornets
Elsewhere, DeMar DeRozan scored 38 points after missing two weeks because of Covid-19 measures to lead the Bulls to victory over the Lakers.
# Disruption
NBA postpones five games over Covid concerns
The move comes after ESPN reported that five Cleveland Cavaliers players tested positive for Covid-19.
# KD
Durant carries Covid-hit Nets to win over Sixers in NBA
The league’s leading scorer delivered a key four-point play with 1:46 remaining and the game tied.
# History Maker
Stephen Curry breaks all-time NBA three-point record
Curry hit five three-pointers as the Warriors pulled away late to beat the Knicks 105-96.
Curry 'on doorstep' of record as Warriors rally late to edge Pacers
‘I wasn’t going to let him do it on our court,’ Indiana’s Malcolm Brogdon said after the two-time MVP fell just short of history in the win.
# KD
Durant delivers monster night, Giannis and James post triple doubles
The 11-time all-star and the league’s current leading scorer was on fire last night.
Steph Curry stifled as Golden State Warriors fall to Philadelphia 76ers
Matisse Thybulle locked Curry down from buzzer to buzzer.
# houston's problem
Giannis Antetokounmpo sets record as Milwaukee beat Houston
‘The Greek Freak’ scored 41 points, and had 17 rebounds, five assists, three steals and two blocks.
# Inconsistent
Grizzlies maul Lakers, Jazz outpace 76ers
At 13-13, the star-studded Lakers are now in sixth place in the Western Conference.
# Curry and Spice
Seth Curry and Joel Embiid help Philadelphia 76ers hold off Charlotte Hornets
Joel Embiid finished with 32 points, while Seth Curry contributed 23 and eight assists.
# Hoops
Durant, Harden spark Nets fightback over Mavs
Brooklyn lead the Eastern Conference with 17 wins against seven losses.
# zach attack
Zach LaVine inspires Chicago Bulls to narrow victory over Brooklyn Nets
Pat Connaughton scored seven three-pointers in the Milwaukee Bucks’ 124-102 win over the Miami Heat.
# Hammered
Memphis Grizzlies set NBA record with 73-point win over Oklahoma City Thunder
The Phoenix Suns also set a franchise record of 18 straight wins, despite the absence of their leading scorer Devin Booker.
# The Greek Freak
Antetokounmpo fuels NBA champion Bucks, Doncic dazzles for Dallas
And Cleveland claimed their first victory at Miami Heat in 11 years.
# Suns Shine
Phoenix Suns take 17th straight win as Golden State Warriors beaten 104-96
The two teams sit atop the league with 18-3 records.
# Hoops
Stephen Curry breaks own record as Golden State Warriors win again
Curry lowered the record for the fastest a player has made 100 three pointers in an NBA season.
Devin Booker shines as Suns extend win streak to 16
The Suns now have the second-longest winning streak in franchise history as they survived a late comeback by Brooklyn.
LeBron James fined for 'obscene gesture,' warned for swearing
His 30 points counted for little last night as the LA Lakers lost, while the Phoenix Suns extended their winning run to 15 games with a crushing victory in New York
# Welcome back
LeBron shines with 39 points as Lakers beat Pacers in overtime
Kevin Durant passed Allen Iverson last night to move into the top 25 on the NBA’s all-time scoring list.
New York Knicks hold off Los Angeles Lakers fightback to seal victory
Elsewhere, the Miami Heat staged a late comeback to see off the lowly Detroit Pistons.
# Punishment
LeBron handed one-game suspension over bloody clash with Pistons centre Isaiah Stewart
Stewart, who was incensed after the on-court altercation, has been banned for two games.
# Hoops
Late rally leads Chicago Bulls to victory over New York Knicks and top of East
The Knicks will next face the Los Angeles Lakers, whose small forward LeBron James was ejected for drawing blood against the Detroit Pistons.
LeBron James' return to the court spoiled by dominant Boston Celtics
The Lakers star had been out since suffering an abdominal strain against Houston Rockets on 2 November.
# the dubs
Stephen Curry scores 40 points as Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers
Curry scored half of his haul in the fourth quarter.
# Hardy Bucks
Giannis Antetokounmpo on song as Milwaukee Bucks beat Los Angeles Lakers
LeBron James is still missing from the Lakers.
# Golden Boy
Steph Curry inspires Golden State Warriors victory over Brooklyn Nets
The Warriors, Jazz and Clippers won.
# Hoops
Phoenix Suns extend streak with thrilling NBA win over Minnesota Timberwolves
There were also victories for the Mavericks, Grizzlies and Wizards.
Gary Trent Jr and Fred VanVleet inspire Toronto Raptors to victory
The pair combined for 52 of Toronto’s points.
# LA story
The Los Angeles Lakers hold on to beat the Miami Heat in overtime
Miami’s Herro missed two three-pointers in the final nine seconds.