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Cavaliers stunned at home by Pacers

Forget LeBron James making his eighth consecutive trip to the NBA Finals - the Cleveland Cavaliers star might have trouble just getting out of the opening round of the playoffs.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/16 22:23:39

No Curry, no problem as Warriors rout Spurs

The Golden State Warriors fired a warning to their rivals as the NBA playoffs got under way on Saturday, routing the San Antonio Spurs 113-92 to serve notice they will not be dethroned easily despite Stephen Curry's knee injury.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/15 21:43:39

Warriors set to enter playoffs without Curry

The Golden State Warriors will be heading into uncharted territory on Saturday as they open their NBA postseason campaign against the San Antonio Spurs missing star Stephen Curry and struggling to find their best form.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/13 22:28:40

Rookie inspires another 76ers win

Markelle Fultz registered his first career triple-double as the Philadelphia 76ers won their 16th straight game and locked up the third seed in the playoffs with a 130-95 rout of the Milwaukee Bucks.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/12 21:48:40

Sixers' streak at 15, 3rd place in sight

The Philadelphia 76ers powered to a record-breaking 15th straight victory on Tuesday with a 121-113 defeat of the ­Atlanta Hawks to stay on course for third seed in the Eastern Conference standings.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/11 22:53:40

Thunder rally to seal playoff spot

Paul George scored 27 points and Russell Westbrook bagged a triple-double as the Oklahoma City Thunder overturned an 18-point deficit to clinch a playoff berth with a 115-93 victory over the Miami Heat on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/10 22:58:41

14 in a row for 76ers, Jazz book playoff spot

Ben Simmons scored 16 points as the Philadelphia 76ers routed the Dallas Mavericks to extend their winning streak to 14 games in the Eastern Conference playoff race on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/9 22:43:41

Nuggets regain control of destiny

Will Barton scored 31 points as the Denver Nuggets kept their playoffs hopes alive with a 134-115 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/8 22:03:40

Nuggets regain control of destiny

Will Barton scored 31 points as the Denver Nuggets kept their playoffs hopes alive with a 134-115 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/8 22:03:39

Sixers hold off Cavs for 13th straight win

Australia's Ben Simmons won the battle of the triple-doubles with LeBron James as the Philadelphia 76ers rolled to their 13th consecutive victory with a 132-130 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/7 22:38:39

Villanova take US college title

Freshman Donte DiVincenzo came off the bench to score 31 points as Villanova University outclassed the University of Michigan Wolverines to claim the prestigious US collegiate basketball crown on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/3 22:28:39

76ers sting Hornets

Australia's Ben Simmons tallied 20 points and 15 assists as the Philadelphia 76ers won their 10th straight game with a 119-102 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/2 21:53:39

Former All-Stars Steve Nash, Jason Kidd highlight 2018 Hall of Fame class

Former NBA All-Stars Steve Nash, of Canada, and American Jason Kidd headline the 2018 Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame class announced on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/1 22:13:39

John Wall stands tall as Wizards move on

John Wall made a successful return with a 15-point and 14-assist performance as the Washington Wizards defeated the Charlotte Hornets 107-93 on Saturday to book their spot in the NBA playoffs.
Soure:AFP: 2018/4/1 21:33:39

Spurs climb into fourth; Durant tossed

LaMarcus Aldridge delivered 25 points and 11 rebounds as the San Antonio Spurs vaulted into fourth place with a 103-99 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/30 22:43:40

James ties Jordan's streak

Cleveland superstar LeBron James matched NBA icon Michael Jordan's record streak of 866 straight double-digit scoring games on Wednesday in leading the Cavaliers to a 118-105 victory over the Charlotte Hornets.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/29 20:48:40

Fultz impresses in return to Sixers

Former first overall pick Markelle Fultz delivered 10 points in his much-anticipated return as the playoff-bound Philadelphia 76ers crushed the Denver Nuggets 123-104 on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/27 22:43:40

Coach Kerr says 'no way' injured star Curry plays first round of playoffs

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr says there's "no way" injured star guard Stephen Curry will be available to play until the second round of the NBA postseason.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/3/26 23:08:40