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Durant powers Warriors

Kevin Durant finished with 35 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his ninth career triple-double on Wednesday as the undermanned Golden State Warriors defeated the Charlotte Hornets 101-87.
Soure:AFP: 2017/12/7 22:28:40

Thunder strike Jazz

Russell Westbrook bagged a second consecutive triple-double as the Oklahoma City Thunder staged a late rally to sink the Utah Jazz on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/12/6 22:43:39

Warriors rally for win

Stephen Curry sparked a second-half comeback to inspire the Golden State Warriors to victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday, but suffered a late ankle injury to take the shine off a dramatic win.
Soure:AFP: 2017/12/5 22:38:39

Warriors cool Heat

The NBA champions Golden State Warriors rode a dominant third quarter to a decisive 123-95 victory over the Heat in Miami on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/12/4 22:58:39

Cavs win 11th straight

The Cleveland Cavaliers stretched their NBA winning streak to 11 games on Saturday as LeBron James poured it on in the fourth quarter to keep the depleted but desperate Memphis Grizzlies at bay.
Soure:AFP: 2017/12/3 22:28:39

Lakers buried by Nuggets in chaos in last three minutes

Los Angeles Lakers lost their fourth straight games Saturday night to Denver Nuggets 115-100 in National Basketball Association (NBA) actions at foothill of Rocky Mountain.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/12/3 16:39:00

James leads Cavs to No.10, Irving sparks Celtics

LeBron James conjured a double-double and a defensive master class as the Cleveland Cavaliers notched a 10th straight win on Thursday while Kyrie Irving got Boston back in the groove with a 36-point display.
Soure:AFP: 2017/12/1 21:43:39

Warriors outlast Lakers in overtime

Stephen Curry scored 13 of his 28 points in overtime as the NBA champions Golden State Warriors edged the Lakers 127-123 in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/30 22:18:16

China to give dual national basketball teams more time, says CBA vice-chairman

China will keep the new two-team, double-coaching system for the next two years, Wang Libin, vice-chairman of Chinese Basketball Association told Xinhua on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/11/30 11:38:39

Cavs streak continues

LeBron James' first career ejection was just a blip in his Cleveland Cavaliers' ninth straight NBA victory on Tuesday - a 108-97 triumph over the Miami Heat.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/29 22:18:39

Pistons down Celtics

Tobias Harris tallied 31 points as the Detroit Pistons halted the Boston Celtics' eight-game home winning streak with a 118-108 victory in a battle between the two top teams in the Eastern Conference.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/28 22:53:39

Spurs down Hornets

Pau Gasol and LaMarcus Aldridge combined for 34 points as the San Antonio Spurs completed a two-game season sweep of the Charlotte Hornets with a 106-86 win on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/26 23:33:40

Boston streak ends

The Boston Celtics' 16-game winning streak came to an end with an upset defeat against the Miami Heat on Wednesday as Russell Westbrook won his duel with Kevin Durant in Oklahoma City's rout of Golden State.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/23 22:43:40

Lakers down Bulls

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 11 of his 21 points in the closing minutes as the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a 19-point second-half deficit to defeat the Chicago Bulls 103-94 on Tuesday at Staples Center. It was the only NBA game of the day as the US prepares for Thursday's Thanksgiving holiday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/22 22:38:40

Celtics win 16th straight

Kyrie Irving laid on a 47-point master class to give the Boston Celtics a 16th straight victory on Monday as the Cleveland Cavaliers thrashed the Detroit Pistons to continue their revival.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/21 22:43:39

Lee calls time on career

David Lee, who helped the Golden State Warriors to the 2015 NBA title during a 12-season career, announced his retirement Sunday on Instagram.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/11/20 23:08:40

Curry lifts Warriors past Nets

Stephen Curry scored a season-high 39 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and passed out seven assists before fouling out Sunday as the defending NBA champions Golden State Warriors won 118-111 at Brooklyn.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/20 23:03:39

Warriors fight back

Stephen Curry scored 35 points as the Golden State Warriors bounced back from a disastrous first-half performance to overpower the Philadelphia 76ers 124-116 on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/19 22:38:40