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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

Celtics rally to beat Warriors

Rallying from a 17-point deficit, the Boston Celtics stretched their win streak to 14 games by beating Golden State 92-88 Thursday in a showdown of the NBA's top teams.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/17 21:08:39

Embiid explodes for 46 points

Philadelphia's Joel Embiid overwhelmed the Los Angeles Lakers in a Wednesday showdown of the NBA's top young talents, scoring 46 points in the 76ers' 115-109 victory.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/16 22:23:39

Arrested UCLA players leave China for US after Trump intervention

The three American college basketball players arrested in China for shoplifting are back home in Los Angeles after US President Donald Trump intervened on their behalf.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/15 22:58:40

Irving leads Celtics to 13th win in a row

Masked man Kyrie Irving scored 25 points to lead the Boston Celtics to their 13th consecutive NBA victory on Tuesday with a 109-102 triumph at Brooklyn.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/15 22:38:39

LeBron rallies Cavaliers over Knicks

LeBron James scored 23 points and reserve guard Kyle Korver added 21 as the Cleveland Cavaliers rallied from a 24-point deficit on Monday to edge the New York Knicks 104-101.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/14 18:38:39

Celtics win 12th straight

Al Horford scored a team-high 21 points in his return as the Boston Celtics played without Kyrie Irving but still managed to hang on for their 12th straight victory on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/13 23:28:39

Warriors march on

The Golden State Warriors delivered a message on Saturday that the defending league champions are back on form with a dominating 135-114 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/12 22:28:39

Harden nets triple-double; Nuggets win

James Harden produced a triple-double as the Houston Rockets found their offense with a 117-113 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/10 22:08:39

Celtics clinch 10th win in a row

The injury-riddled Boston Celtics won their 10th straight game by cruising to a 107-96 win on Wednesday over the Los Angeles Lakers in a matchup between two of the NBA's most storied franchises.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/9 20:08:39

Wade's 'leadership' not likely to help the Cavs

Some people blame the Cleveland Cavaliers' poor start this season on the departure of Kyrie Irving, others on the Cavaliers' tendency to coast through the regular season, waiting until the playoffs begin to put forth maximum effort. One thing that definitely is not helping the Cavaliers is the late-summer addition of veteran Dwyane Wade.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/11/8 22:43:40

Pac-12 China Game to tip off Saturday

American college basketball teams from UCLA and Georgia Tech will play in Shanghai on Saturday for the third annual Pac-12 China Game, Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said at a press ­conference in Shanghai on Wednesday.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/11/8 22:43:40