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Cavaliers sink 76ers as Embiid hurts shoulder

The Cleveland Cavaliers posted their fourth win in five games with a 108-94 victory on Wednesday over the Philadelphia 76ers, who lost all-star Joel Embiid to injury.
Soure:AFP: 2020/2/27 19:23:40

LeBron outguns Zion as Lakers clip Pelicans

LeBron James outgunned Zion Williamson as the Los Angeles Lakers returned to action just 24 hours after the searing emotion of Kobe Bryant's memorial service.
Soure:AFP: 2020/2/27 11:38:41

Tearful Michael Jordan commemorates 'little brother' Kobe Bryant

A tearful Michael Jordan on Monday remembered his “little brother” Kobe Bryant at a star-filled memorial in Los Angeles for the basketball great and his daughter Gianna, who died with seven others in a helicopter crash last month.
Soure:AFP: 2020/2/25 18:13:40

Curry back to full-contact practice, confirms March 1 return date

Golden State star Stephen Curry took part in his first full-contact practice since breaking his left hand in October on Saturday and is targeting a March 1 NBA return.
Soure:Agencies: 2020/2/23 18:23:41

All-Star Game crowd pays tribute to Kobe

Team LeBron beat Team Giannis by two points at the 69th NBA All-Star Game on Sunday at a packed United Center that fell silent for eight seconds before tip-off as about 21,000 fans joined hands to pay their respects to global sports icon Kobe Bryant.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/2/17 16:58:40

NBA All-Star MVP Award named in honor of Kobe Bryant

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced that the All-Star Game MVP award will now be called the Kobe Bryant Award as players lined up to pay tribute to the late NBA icon on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/2/16 18:08:40

Kobe buried with daughter Gianna near family home

Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna were buried last week near their family home in Newport Beach, California, in a private ceremony, according to death certificates.
Soure:AFP: 2020/2/13 21:33:40

Lakers, Warriors join Knicks at $4 billion value: Forbes magazine

NBA teams generated a record $8.8 billion in revenue last year while the Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors joined the New York Knicks above $4 billion in value, Forbes magazine reported Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/2/12 18:03:40

James, Durant, Curry named in 44-man US basketball Olympic pool

LeBron James and injured superstars Steph Curry and Kevin Durant were named on Monday in a 44-strong pool of players in contention for spots on the United States Olympic basketball team.
Soure:AFP: 2020/2/11 15:33:41

Walker scores 27 as Celtics win seventh game in a row

Kemba Walker scored 27 points and hit a pair of clutch three-pointers late in the game as the Boston Celtics stretched their winning streak to seven games with a 112-111 win over Oklahoma City.
Soure:AFP: 2020/2/10 15:18:40

Raptors beat Brooklyn to extend club-best streak

Fred VanVleet scored 10 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter as the Toronto Raptors extended their franchise-best winning streak to 14 games with a 119-118 victory over Brooklyn.
Soure:AFP: 2020/2/9 18:03:40

Leonard, George lead Clippers' rally vs Spurs; Heat burn 76ers

Paul George found his groove just in time to help the Los Angeles Clippers pull off a 108-105 NBA victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/2/4 18:58:41

James picks Gianna Bryant's number for All-Star Game

The NBA's two All-Star teams will wear jersey numbers honoring the memory of Kobe Bryant and daughter Gianna in the mid-season showcase, and Los Angeles Lakers star ­LeBron James had a simple reason for going with Gianna Bryant's No.2.
Soure:AFP: 2020/2/4 18:33:40

Brooklyn Nets lose Irving for a week with knee sprain

Brooklyn Nets star guard Kyrie Irving will be sidelined for at least a week after an MRI exam Sunday revealed the extent of a right knee injury, the NBA club announced.
Soure:AFP: 2020/2/3 18:03:41

Celtics beat 76ers to avoid season sweep

Jaylen Brown scored 32 points as the Boston Celtics won their sixth game in the last seven with a 116-95 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/2/2 18:08:42

Warriors say injured star Curry could return in March

Injured Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, a two-time NBA Most Valuable Player and three-time league champion, will be re-evaluated in four weeks and could return in March, the club said Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/2/2 17:58:41

Kobe Bryant's widow breaks silence on NBA superstar's death

Three days after Los Angeles basketball great Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daugther and seven others perished in a helicopter crash, his wife, Vanessa, broke her silence with an Instagram message saying she was "completely devastated" by their loss.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/1/31 18:53:40

Grieving Lakers return to training after Kobe Bryant's death

The Los Angeles Lakers, reeling from the death of team icon Kobe Bryant, “want to represent what Kobe was about” as they press ahead with the NBA season, coach Frank Vogel said Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/1/30 23:33:40