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Celtics book playoff berth

The Boston Celtics shook off a scary fall for swingman Jaylen Brown to punch their ticket to the NBA playoffs with a 117-109 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/9 22:08:39

Raptors into playoffs

DeMar DeRozan exploded for 42 points as the Toronto Raptors clinched their place in the NBA playoffs with a 121-119 overtime victory against the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/8 21:58:39

Sweet 16 for Rockets

Chris Paul scored 25 points as the Houston Rockets overpowered Russell Westbrook's Oklahoma City Thunder 122-112 to tighten their grip on the Western Conference with a 16th straight victory on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/7 22:11:08

James powers Cavs

Cleveland superstar LeBron James poured in 31 points and Larry Nance Jr added 22 in his first start for the Cavaliers on Monday in a 112-90 triumph over the Detroit Pistons.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/6 22:23:40

Pacers zap Wizards

Victor Oladipo scored 33 points and Bojan Bogdanovic tallied 20 as the Indiana Pacers moved up the crowded Eastern Conference standings with a 98-95 win over the Washington Wizards on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/5 21:58:39

Rockets extend streak to 15 wins

James Harden scored 26 points and Eric Gordon scored 29 off the bench as the Houston Rockets stretched their winning streak to a season-high 15 games with a 123-120 win over the Boston Celtics on Saturday.
Soure:Agencies: 2018/3/4 21:43:40

76ers turn tables on Cavaliers; Lakers win

The Philadelphia 76ers led wire-to-wire in a 108-97 victory over the Cavaliers in Cleveland on Thursday, perhaps the perfect sales pitch if they want to lure LeBron James to Pennsylvania next season.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/2 22:18:39

Rockets down Clippers for 14th straight win

The NBA-leading Houston Rockets capped a perfect February with a 105-92 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday to stretch their winning streak to 14 games.
Soure:AFP: 2018/3/1 21:53:39

LeBron James becoming old hand at triple-doubles

LeBron James became the oldest player in league history to average a triple-double in a calendar month, scoring 31 points on Tuesday in the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-123 win over the Brooklyn Nets.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/28 22:18:39

Davis powers Pelicans over hapless Suns

Anthony Davis carried New Orleans on his back on Monday, scoring a season-high 53 points, grabbing 18 rebounds and blocking five shots as the Pelicans overpowered the struggling Phoenix Suns 125-116.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/27 22:13:39

Spurs sting Cavs

LaMarcus Aldridge led the offensive attack in the paint and Danny Green shot the lights out from long distance as the San Antonio Spurs beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 110-94 on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/26 23:08:40

Durant leads Warriors' romp

Kevin Durant delivered 28 points and Stephen Curry finished with 21 points and nine rebounds as the Golden State Warriors improved to 46-14 with a 112-80 win over Oklahoma City.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/25 21:43:40

Wizards hold revamped Cavs

The Cleveland Cavaliers returned from the NBA All-Star break with a thud Thursday, falling 110-103 to the Washington Wizards despite 32 points from LeBron James.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/23 22:18:40

Cavs star James opposes playoff changes

Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James thinks the NBA playoffs format is just fine, and talk of tweaking it is misguided.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/22 22:18:40

Sports Illustrated exposes Mavs' rampant culture of sexual misconduct

More than a dozen current and former ex-Dallas Mavericks employees have stepped forward and described the NBA team's corporate work environment as toxic, including allegations of sexual harassment.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/21 22:13:40

LeBron eyes championship

Toronto are trying to rewrite their history, Cleveland have retooled through trades and Boston are cooling off as the NBA enters the final seven weeks of the season following the annual All-Star break.
Soure:AFP: 2018/2/21 22:08:39

NBA player apologizes for slur in Chinese New Year's video

NBA player JJ Redick has gone to Twitter to offer an apology after a video was posted online with him using a derogatory term toward Chinese people.
Soure:China Plus: 2018/2/21 9:21:55

NBA star C.J. McCollum interacts with children in LA

NBA star C.J. McCollum (Rear, C) poses for photos with local children during an interactive event with local children in Los Angeles, the United States, Feb. 16, 2017. C.J. McCollum coached children to play basketball, as NBA All-Star 2018 started here on Friday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/2/17 16:40:00