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Harden sizzles in loss to Nets

James Harden scored a season-high 58 points and the Houston Rockets shot an NBA record 70 three-point attempts, but it wasn't enough to beat the Brooklyn Nets in overtime on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/17 20:03:40

Warriors rout Nuggets in record win

The reigning champions Golden State Warriors amassed an NBA record 51 first-quarter points Tuesday on the way to a 142-111 win over Denver in a duel for the Western Conference lead.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/16 19:38:40

Harden's 57 points fuel Rockets

NBA scoring juggernaut James Harden poured in a season-high 57 points on Monday to power the short-handed Houston Rockets to a 112-94 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/15 17:13:40

Red-hot Curry delivers 48 points

Stephen Curry scored 48 points and drained 11 three-pointers as the Golden State Warriors stretched their win streak to four straight with a 119-114 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/14 17:13:39

Yao Ming's mini-basketball program plays big role in CBA All-Star game

An exhibition game for children featuring players in the 2018-2019 Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) All-Star game was a small affair for most audiences, but it meant a lot for Chinese basketball.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/1/14 16:15:02

Thunder avenge loss to Spurs

Russell Westbrook tallied 24 points and 10 rebounds and reserve guard Dennis Schroder scored all 10 points in the second half as the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the San Antonio Spurs 122-112 on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/13 17:08:39

Antetokounmpo leads Bucks to victory

Milwaukee's NBA Most Valuable Player contender Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points to lead the Bucks to a hard-fought 116-109 victory Wednesday over reigning MVP James Harden and the Houston Rockets.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/10 18:53:40

Raptors steal win against Hawks

Kawhi Leonard made a key steal to set up the go-ahead field goal in the final minute, and he finished with 31 points as the Toronto Raptors defeated the visiting Atlanta Hawks 104-101 on Tuesday night.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/1/9 19:03:40

Lakers to visit China for preseason games

The LeBron James-led Los Angeles Lakers are set to play NBA preseason games in China in October, facing the Brooklyn Nets in Shanghai and Shenzhen, the league announced Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/8 19:13:40

Late surge lifts Lakers

Young stars Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball answered Los Angeles coach Luke Walton's call for more fire on Monday, leading the Lakers to a 107-97 NBA victory over the Mavericks in Dallas.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/8 16:33:40

Raptors maul Pacers

Norman Powell scored 23 points and Kyle Lowry returned from injury to tally 12 as the Toronto Raptors snapped the Indiana Pacer's six-game NBA win streak with a 121-105 victory on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/7 17:28:39

Knicks' Turkish player Kanter to skip England trip in fears for life

The New York Knicks' Turkish center Enes Kanter said he won't make the NBA team's trip to Britain this month for fear he might be murdered by Turkish spies.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/6 19:13:07

Warriors, Kings hit record threes

Stephen Curry connected on 10 three-pointers as part of a 42-point performance on Saturday night, helping the Golden State Warriors outlast the host Sacramento Kings 127-123 in a game that featured the most combined three-pointers in NBA history.
Soure:Agencies: 2019/1/6 16:58:40

Coach hopes Leonard gets fans' respect

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich hopes Kawhi Leonard will be shown respect on Thursday when he returns to face his former club in Texas for the first time since his acrimonious departure.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/3 20:43:40

Thunder sink Lakers

Paul George shrugged off a chorus of boos to score 37 points and lead Oklahoma City Thunder to a 107-100 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/3 19:23:39

China's Xi'an to hold 2019 FIBA 3x3 U23 World Cup in October

Xi'an, the capital city of Shaanxi province, will hold the FIBA 3x3 U23 World Cup on October 2-6, 2019, according the FIBA's official website on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/1/3 15:04:43

Leonard scores 45 points

Kawhi Leonard poured in a career-high 45 points to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 122-116 NBA victory over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/2 19:13:40

Harden lifts Rockets

James Harden posted a 43-point triple-double on another record-setting night Monday to lead the Houston Rockets to a 113-101 NBA victory over the Memphis Grizzlies.
Soure:AFP: 2019/1/1 18:58:39