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Raptors win Game 7 thriller

Kawhi Leonard bounced in the game-winning shot at the buzzer as the Toronto Raptors advanced to the Eastern Conference finals with a 92-90 win over the visiting Philadelphia 76ers in a heart-stopping Game 7 on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/13 19:23:40

Vogel will be new NBA Lakers coach with Kidd assist: reports

NBA superstar LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers will be coached next season by Frank Vogel, a former coach at Indiana and Orlando, with ­Jason Kidd as an assistant, media reports said Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/12 20:08:41

Tyronn Lue and Lakers end talks on coaching job: report

Negotiations between the Los Angeles Lakers and Tyronn Lue for the club's head coaching vacancy have collapsed, the Los Angeles Times reported on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/9 19:43:41

Warriors down Rockets

Golden State pulled out a 104-99 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday as the Warriors survived the loss of superstar Kevin Durant to grab a 3-2 lead in their second round NBA playoff series.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/9 18:08:40

Raptors crush Sixers

The Toronto Raptors dismantled the Philadelphia 76ers and the Denver Nuggets dominated Portland Tuesday to take commanding leads in their NBA playoff series.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/8 18:03:40

Rockets level series against Warriors

James Harden scored 38 points and the Houston Rockets held off the Golden State Warriors 112-108 Monday to knot their NBA playoff series at two games apiece.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/7 18:53:40

Nuggets, Raptors level playoff series

Jamal Murray scored 34 points, including six clutch free throws down the stretch to lift the Denver Nuggets to a gritty 116-112 NBA playoff win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/6 19:28:41

Rockets edge Warriors in OT

James Harden outdueled Kevin Durant down the stretch to lift the Houston Rockets to a 126-121 overtime victory over Golden State on Saturday that trimmed the deficit in their NBA playoff series.
Soure:AFP: 2019/5/5 20:48:40

Nuggets hold off Spurs in Game 7

Nikola Jokic had a triple-double and Jamal Murray tallied 23 points as the Denver Nuggets punched their ticket to the second round of the NBA playoffs with a 90-86 Game 7 win over San Antonio.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/28 22:13:40

Rockets book semifinal berth

James Harden scored 26 points as the Houston Rockets booked their place in the NBA playoff Western Conference semi­finals on Wednesday with a 100-93 victory over the Utah Jazz.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/25 18:43:40

Blazers eliminate Thunder

Damian Lillard sank a three-pointer on the buzzer to cap a 50-point display as the Portland Trail Blazers completed a late fightback to send Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder crashing out of the NBA playoffs on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/24 19:43:39

Celtics sweep Pacers out of playoffs

The Boston Celtics swept their way past Indiana, while Golden State and Toronto registered road victories over Orlando and the Los Angeles Clippers to take commanding leads in their first-round playoff series on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/22 17:53:40

Embiid sparks 76ers to win

Philadelphia's Joel Embiid returned from injury to score a game-high 31 points and grab 16 rebounds, powering the 76ers to a 112-108 NBA playoff victory at ­Brooklyn on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/21 19:58:02

Nuggets rally past Spurs to pull even

Jamal Murray led a dramatic late fightback as the Denver Nuggets scored a series-leveling 114-105 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday in their Western Conference playoff duel.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/17 19:23:46

Clippers make historic comeback

The Los Angeles Clippers delivered the biggest comeback in NBA playoff history Monday, rallying from a 31-point deficit for a shocking 135-131 win over the two-time defending champions Golden State Warriors.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/16 18:38:42

Bucks hammer Pistons

Milwaukee showed why they are the Eastern Conference kingpins and Giannis Antetokounmpo proved he is worthy of a league MVP as the Bucks trampled all over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/15 20:18:41

Curry fires Warriors

The Golden State Warriors began their quest for a three-peat by clobbering the Los Angeles Clippers, while the Brooklyn Nets and Orlando Magic delivered a pair of upset victories as the NBA playoffs began Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/14 22:13:40

Two Chinese players drafted directly into WNBA

The 23rd annual WNBA Draft saw Chinese center Han Xu selected by the New York Liberty as the 14th overall pick, while her compatriot Li Yueru was taken 35th by the Atlanta Dream on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/4/12 0:21:30