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Monday 30 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# NBA

All time
# 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.
# Business end
Brooklyn Nets rally from 21-point deficit to defeat the Denver Nuggets
A 16-point scoring spree from Blake Griffin sparked Brooklyn’s resurgence.
# Wrap
Bogdanovic’s career-high 48 points pushes Utah Jazz past Denver Nuggets
The Croatian starred in the battle of Western Conference contenders.
# LA story
Paul George leads from the front as Clippers beat Lakers in LA battle
There were also wins for the Mavericks and Warriors.
# nba wrap
Milwaukee Bucks clinch play-off spot with victory over Brooklyn Nets
There were also wins for the Suns, Pelicans and Clippers.
# 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.
# order of the phoenix
Phoenix Suns reach NBA play-offs for first time in 11 years
And the Philadelphia 76ers became the second team through in the Eastern Conference following a huge win over the Atlanta Hawks.
# NBA
17 points for Durant as Brooklyn Nets rally to secure post-season spot
The Nets were down 90-84 early in the fourth quarter before they revived against the Toronto Raptors.
# Suns Shine
Phoenix Suns edge closer to top of West by snapping New York Knicks’ hot streak
Devin Booker scored 33 points as the Suns bounced back from successive defeats.
# 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.
# How 'bout them Knicks
New York Knicks' resurgence continues with ninth win on the trot
The Julius Randle-inspired victory pushes the Knicks up to fourth in the Eastern Conference.
# 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.
# Buzzer Beaten
Joel Embiid nearly pulls off miracle as Phoenix Suns hold off Philadelphia 76ers
Embiid barely missed a full-court shot at the buzzer which would have tied the game for Philadelphia.
# Golden Touch
Steph Curry shooting masterclass leads Golden State to victory over Sixers
Curry hit 10 three-pointers against the Eastern Conference leaders.
# 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.
# Philly Special
Philadelphia 76ers beat Brooklyn Nets to claim Eastern Conference top spot
In the night’s other games, Luka Doncic and Stephen Curry dragged their teams to victory.
# ball don't lie
Kevin Durant drops 31 as Nets thump struggling Timberwolves
Durant led the scorers in a 127-97 victory for the Nets.
# NBA
Steph Curry scores 53 to pass Wilt Chamberlain for Warriors all-time scoring record
The 33-year-old passed Chamberlain’s mark as Golden State downed the Denver Nuggets.
# 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.
# KD
Durant returns to deliver perfect shooting night in win over Pelicans
The Brooklyn Nets clobbered the New Orleans Pelicans 139-111.
# Golden Boy
Steph Curry gets hot as Golden State Warriors edge past Milwaukee Bucks
There were also wins for the Los Angeles Lakers, the Chicago Bulls and the Atlanta Hawks.
# 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.
# NBA
Clippers overcome Lakers to claim LA bragging rights
Marcus Morris led the Clippers’ charge with 22 points.
# NBA
Clippers hot streak snapped while Japan star drops 30 in Wizards loss
The Phoenix Suns moved to six wins from their last seven starts after downing the Atlanta Hawks.
# The MVPs
Triple-doubles for Harden and history-making Westbrook deliver NBA wins
Westbrook unleashed 35 points, a career-best 21 assists and 14 rebounds to power the Wizards past the Indiana Pacers.
# NBA
Injury-hit Lakers edge past Magic, Suns see off Hornets
The signing of free agent Andre Drummond was confirmed by the defending champions shortly before tip-off.
# NBA
Ingram hits hot streak as LeBron-less Lakers lose third straight game
With James, Davis and Gasol all sidelined, the Lakers have now fallen to fourth place in the Western Conference.
# bench power
Perfect Kennard sparks Clippers to impressive comeback over Hawks
Elsewhere, the Houston Rockets finally halted a 20-game losing streak.
# 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.
# NBA
Blow for Lakers as LeBron James faces 'indefinite' injury lay-off with high ankle sprain
The Lakers superstar collapsed in agony after a collision with Atlanta’s Solomon Hill.
# NBA
Bucks rally to beat Sixers, Harden propels Nets with 40-point triple-double
A round-up of last night’s action.
# Philly Special
76ers continue hot form with win over Knicks
Philadelphia came from behind to post a thrilling three-point victory.
# Green Party
Draymond Green triple-double leads Golden State Warriors to win over Utah Jazz
Stephen Curry scored 32 points as Golden State powered past the conference-leading Utah.
# Hoops
Kyrie Irving stars as the Brooklyn Nets end Celtics’ winning run
There were also wins for the Bucks, Clippers and Suns.
# Wrap
Doncic and Porzingis fuel Mavericks' fourth straight NBA win
Luka Doncic posted the 33rd triple double of his career.
# 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.
# Phoenix Nights
LeBron eclipsed as Suns down Lakers
Suns leapfrog Lakers into second place in the Western Conference with victory.