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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

Emotional Hamilton back at Palace as Pistons retire No.32

Richard Hamilton promised himself that he wasn’t going to cry, but when the time came to raise his Detroit Pistons’ No.32 jersey to the rafters he was overcome with emotion.
Soure:AFP: 2017/2/27 23:53:40

Thunder top Pelicans

Russell Westbrook scored 21 points in the fourth quarter en route to his 29th triple-double of the season as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New Orleans Pelicans 118-110 on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/2/27 20:08:39

Deron Williams to sign with Cavs

According to multiple reports, three-time All-Star Deron Williams plans to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/2/27 10:23:38

Rockets sink 22 threes

James Harden led a balanced scoring attack with 24 points as the Houston Rockets set a league record for three-pointers with a 142-130 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/2/26 23:38:39

Yao Ming elected president of Chinese Basketball Association

Yao Ming, member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and former NBA all-star player, was unanimously voted president of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) on Thursday.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/2/23 14:18:39

Yao Ming to sell his shares in Shanghai Sharks before next season

Yao Ming, the newly-elected Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) president, said here Thursday that he would sell his shares in the CBA side Shanghai Sharks before next season.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/2/23 14:01:29

Yao Ming elected as president of Chinese Basketball Association

Yao Ming, member of Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and former NBA all-star player, was unanimously voted as the president of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA) in Beijing on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/2/23 11:40:18

‘Magic’ takes charge

Earvin "Magic" Johnson, who sparked the Los Angeles ­Lakers to five NBA titles in the 1980s, was on Tuesday named president of basketball operations for the struggling NBA squad. Lakers President Jeanie Buss also announced the firing of general manager Mitch Kupchak and vice president of basketball operations Jim Buss, Jeanie's brother and son of former owner Jerry Buss, who died in 2013.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/2/23 0:15:57

Cousins traded to New Orleans

Star center DeMarcus Cousins was traded from the Sacramento Kings to the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday in a blockbuster NBA trade deal involving five players and two draft picks.
Soure:AFP: 2017/2/21 23:13:39

No defense allowed as West beat East

Anthony Davis scored a record 52 points on his home court as the West team continued their domination by outgunning the East 192-182 in the 66th annual NBA All-Star Game on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/2/20 22:58:39

Robinson dunks best

Glenn Robinson scored a perfect 50 points on his final dunk to capture the NBA All-Star Game’s slam dunk title on Saturday after leaping over three people for a dynamic two-handed reverse jam.
Soure:AFP: 2017/2/19 23:28:39

LeBron leads Cavs into break with win

LeBron James scored 31 points, Kyrie Irving ­added 26 and Kyle Korver had 22 to lift defending NBA ­champion Cleveland over the visiting Indiana Pacers 113-104 on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/2/16 23:13:40