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Warriors, Rockets on brink of West finals

The Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets both raced to a pair of lopsided wins on Sunday and can book their spots in the Western Conference finals with victories on their home courts on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/7 21:48:39

James sinks Raptors with buzzer-beater

LeBron James banked in an off-balance floater at the buzzer, lifting Cleveland to a 105-103 win over the Toronto Raptors and giving the Cavaliers a stranglehold 3-0 playoff series lead on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/6 21:18:39

James, Cavs shred Raptors

LeBron James scored 43 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers powered to a 128-110 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Thursday to take a commanding 2-0 lead in their NBA second-round playoff series.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/4 22:58:39

Jazz blast Rockets to level playoff series

The Utah Jazz started strong then held their nerve to beat the top-seeded Houston Rockets 116-108 on Wednesday and level their NBA playoffs second-round series at one game apiece.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/3 19:48:39

Cavaliers stun Raptors in overtime

LeBron James' "worst" was too much for Toronto on Tuesday as the Cleveland superstar and his Cavs teammates rallied to stun the Toronto Raptors 113-112 in overtime in Game 1 of their NBA playoff second-round series.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/2 22:13:41

Rozier fires Celtics in win over Sixers

Terry Rozier scored 29 points as Boston outmuscled Philadelphia 117-101 to win the opening game of their Eastern Conference semifinal series on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/1 21:28:40

Bucks force Game 7 vs. Celtics

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 31 points to lead Milwaukee to a 97-86 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday that kept the Bucks alive in the NBA playoffs.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/27 22:28:40

Rockets oust Timberwolves

James Harden scored 24 points as the Houston Rockets booked their spot in the second round of the NBA playoffs by crushing the Minnesota Timberwolves 122-104 in Game 5 on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/26 19:58:40

Golden State into Round 2

Kevin Durant scored 25 points as the Golden State Warriors powered into the Western Conference playoff semifinals with a 4-1 series victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/25 21:58:41

Rockets soar over Timberwolves

James Harden scored 36 points as the Houston Rockets moved to the brink of a Western Conference first-round playoff series victory with a 119-100 rout of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/24 21:28:39

White Sox pitcher fighting for life after brain hemorrhage

Major League Baseball pitcher Danny Farquhar was fighting for his life on Sunday after undergoing emergency surgery the day before to reduce swelling from a brain hemorrhage.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/23 21:53:41

Bucks edge Celtics to level NBA series

Greek star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points, including the decisive tip-in with five seconds remaining, to give the Milwaukee Bucks a 104-102 NBA playoff victory over Boston on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/23 21:48:40

Pelicans complete impressive sweep

Anthony Davis and Jrue Holiday combined to post one of the greatest duo performances in NBA history as the New Orleans Pelicans beat Portland 131-123 to sweep the Trail Blazers from the playoffs on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/22 21:38:39

Rookie card sells for $2.88m

A mint condition Mickey Mantle rookie card sold for a near-record $2.88 million on Thursday night, Dallas-based Heritage Auctions announced.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/20 23:23:40

Durant, Warriors cruise past Spurs for 3-0 lead

Kevin Durant scored a game-high 26 points Thursday night as the Golden State Warriors moved within one game of a first-round playoff sweep of the San Antonio Spurs with a 110-97 victory in San Antonio.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/4/20 23:13:40

Chinese women's basketball team to play friendlies against American teams

Chinese women's national basketball team will visit the United States for a training camp next week and play friendlies with the American national team and several WNBA teams, the Chinese team announced here in an opening training session on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/4/20 11:27:56

James helps Cavs pull even in series

LeBron James crystallized his reputation as one of the best playoff performers in NBA history on Wednesday as the Cleveland Cavaliers rebounded from a Game 1 rout with a 100-97 win over the Indiana Pacers.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/19 22:03:40

Wizards spellbound by rampaging Raptors

DeMar DeRozan scored 37 points as the Toronto Raptors overwhelmed the Washington Wizards 130-119 to take a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference NBA playoff series on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/18 21:38:42