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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

Chinese fans saddened by the death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant

US basketball legend Kobe Bryant died at the age of 41 in a helicopter crash in California, US on Saturday local time, according to a TMZ report. Bryant's 13-year-old daughter Gianna Maria Onore Bryant was also killed in the crash, said CNN.
Soure:Globaltimes.cn: 2020/1/27 4:03:40

Magic end Lakers' win streak; Sixers and Heat enjoy home cooking

Markelle Fultz finished with 21 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Orlando Magic snapped the Los Angeles Lakers' nine-game winning streak with a 119-118 victory on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/1/16 21:48:40

Basketball legends take charity roles

Though the NBA is having a broadcasting issue in China, basketball legends have paid visits to schools in China to promote the sport in the younger generation.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/1/15 11:31:16

Jazz win ninth game in a row by toppling Wizards

Croatia's Bojan Bogdanovic scored 31 points as the Utah Jazz won their ninth straight game with a 127-116 victory over the Washington Wizards on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/1/13 21:18:40

Jokic shines as Nuggets polish off Mavericks

Nikola Jokic made a clutch go-ahead layup with eight seconds left and finished with 33 points as the Denver Nuggets outduelled Luka Doncic's Dallas Mavericks 107-106 on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/1/9 21:23:41

Davis injury scare as Lakers rout Knicks

The Los Angeles Lakers stretched their winning streak to six games with a rout of the New York Knicks on Tuesday but were given a scare as Anthony Davis hobbled off with a back injury.
Soure:AFP: 2020/1/8 21:03:42

Hornets sting Mavs; Hawks down Pacers as ageless Carter makes history

Terry Rozier drained the go-ahead three-pointer in overtime as the Charlotte Hornets withstood a triple-double from Dallas star Luka Doncic to beat the Mavericks 123-120 on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/1/5 21:23:41

James posts triple double as Lakers hold off Suns

LeBron James had a triple double with 31 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists as the Los Angeles Lakers built up a big first half lead then held on to beat the struggling Phoenix Suns 117-107 on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/1/2 20:08:40