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Guangdong beat Shenzhen in CBA semifinals Game 4, ruining Pargo's birthday party

Shenzhen lost to Guangdong 90-81 in the Game 4 of the CBA playoff semifinals here on Friday and ruined Jeremy Pargo's 31th birthday celebration.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/3/18 0:00:19

Celtics roll over Wolves

Al Horford delivered 20 points and nine rebounds as the Boston Celtics continued their domination over the Minnesota ­Timberwolves with a 117-104 win on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/16 23:03:39

‘Slave master’ comments are inappropriate

Over the course of a 6-month NBA regular season, the average player is bound to say something dumb during a post-game interview. Just ask ­Golden State Warriors guard Andre Iguodala.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/3/16 0:23:39

Warriors end losing skid

Stephen Curry scored 29 points on his 29th birthday as the Golden State Warriors staged a fourth-quarter rally to defeat the Philadelphia 76ers and halt their three-game losing streak on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/16 0:08:39

Spurs down Hawks

Kawhi Leonard shrugged off the aftereffects of a recent concussion to score 31 points as the San Antonio Spurs downed Atlanta to go level with Golden State at the top of the Western Conference on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/14 23:08:39

Harden powers Rockets to victory

James Harden’s 16th triple-double of the season led the Houston Rockets to ­victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday as Boston sent Chicago spinning to their fifth consecutive defeat.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/13 20:18:39

Spurs win battle of reserves

Patty Mills scored 21 points as the San Antonio Spurs dominated the Golden State Warriors 107-85 on Saturday in a NBA showdown that lacked in star power.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/12 23:38:39

Thomas helps Celtics end skid

Isaiah Thomas has made peace and the Boston Celtics were able to turn things around with another emphatic win in Oakland.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/9 23:58:39

Nowitzki joins elite club

Dallas Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki joined an elite club by surpassing the 30,000-point mark in Tuesday's match against the Los Angeles Lakers, becoming just the sixth player in NBA history to reach the milestone.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/3/9 0:08:39

Westbrook scores 58 futile points

Russell Westbrook exploded for the highest-scoring game of his career with 58 points, but it was not enough to stop the Oklahoma City Thunder from falling to a pulsating defeat against Portland on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/8 23:58:39

Leonard shines as Spurs down Rockets

Kawhi Leonard won an epic duel with James Harden as the San Antonio Spurs downed the Houston Rockets 112-110 in a thrilling NBA battle on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/7 23:23:39

Suns, Jazz, Pacers win in wild finishes

Phoenix Suns rookie Tyler Ulis and Utah Jazz big man Rudy Gobert shared the limelight on Sunday with a pair of stunning buzzer-beaters to lift their NBA Western Conference clubs to victory.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/6 23:48:39

Spurs win back-to-back OT games

Kawhi Leonard scored 34 points and the San Antonio Spurs shrugged off a listless start on Saturday to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 97-90 in overtime and clinch a NBA playoff spot.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/5 23:18:40

Leonard leads Spurs to thrilling victory

Kawhi Leonard nailed a clutch jump shot with two seconds remaining to lift the San Antonio Spurs to a 100-99 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/2 23:58:39

One week later, Cousins trade doesn’t look bad for Kings

The Sacramento Kings' February 21 announcement of their DeMarcus Cousins to the New Orleans Pelicans trade was about as subtle as Donald Trump. Longtime announcer Grant Napear tweeted that Cousins was "a dark cloud over this franchise," and General Manager Vlade Divac admitted that he had turned down a ­better deal the previous week.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/3/2 0:13:39

Westbrook notches 30th triple-double

Russell Westbrook bagged his 30th triple-double of the season as the Oklahoma City Thunder edged the Utah Jazz 109-106 on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/3/1 23:53:39

Interference must be minimized for Yao to achieve promised reform

For the first time in his life, Yao Ming is going to find out what it’s like to be unpopular.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/3/1 0:08:40

Durant back to power Warriors

Kevin Durant returned from injury with a bang on Monday, scoring 27 points as the Golden State Warriors overpowered the Philadelphia 76ers 119-108.
Soure:AFP: 2017/2/28 18:38:39