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Thunder beat Bucks

Giannis Antetokounmpo led all scorers with 28 points but reigning NBA MVP Russell Westbrook claimed bragging rights as the Oklahoma City Thunder thumped the Milwaukee Bucks 110-91 on Tuesday night.
Soure:AFP: 2017/11/1 22:48:39

Boston win 5th straight

Al Horford delivered 14 points and 13 rebounds as the Boston Celtics won their fifth straight game and snapped an 11-game losing skid to the San Antonio Spurs with a 108-94 win on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/31 22:48:40

Cavaliers and Warriors toppled

The NBA champions Golden State Warriors and beaten finalists Cleveland tumbled Sunday as early-season struggles continued for the league's powerhouse teams.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/30 23:03:39

Westbrook's triple-double leads Thunder over Bulls

Russell Westbrook completed his collection with a triple-double on Saturday against the Chicago Bulls, the only NBA team that had denied the Oklahoma City star the statistical feat.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/29 23:13:40

Defending champion Xinjiang opens CBA new season with tough win

The 2017-2018 CBA season started on Saturday with defending champion Xinjiang's 106-95 victory over Jilin.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/28 23:41:37

Lakers victory gives Ball last word on Wall

Lonzo Ball and the Los Angeles Lakers had the last word on John Wall and visiting Washington after days of NBA trash talk, prevailing 102-99 in overtime on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/26 22:36:58

'Ring Night' generally means big celebration and opening-night loss

On October 17, the Golden State W­arriors opened their season at home versus the Houston Rockets. Before the game, the Warriors unveiled their 2016-17 championship rings. After the game, they tried to explain their subsequent heartbreaking 122-121 loss. Such is the nature of "Ring Night" in professional sports.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/10/25 23:13:40

Jackson, Ingles fined

Phoenix Suns rookie forward Josh Jackson and Utah Jazz forward Joe Ingles were both fined Tuesday by the NBA, which has imposed five fines in the new season's first week.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/25 23:13:40

LeBron leads Cavaliers over Bulls

LeBron James scored 34 points and passed out 13 assists to spark a revamped Cleveland Cavaliers lineup to a 119-112 NBA victory over the visiting Chicago Bulls on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/25 22:43:39

Aussie Simmons hits triple-double in win

Australia's Ben Simmons set himself beyond such immortals as Michael Jordan and Lebron James with his first NBA triple-double on Monday in only his fourth league contest for the Philadelphia 76ers.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/24 22:53:40

Timberwolves silence Thunder

Andrew Wiggins thwarted the Oklahoma City Thunder's comeback bid, launching a game-winning three-pointer as time expired to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 115-113 NBA triumph on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/23 22:38:39

Basketball star Yao scores windfall in IPO

Basketball star Yao Ming reportedly reaped a windfall from a stake in a company that went public on Friday in Shanghai, domestic news site reported on Monday.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/10/23 22:03:39

Warriors come unglued

The defending champions Golden State Warriors and runners-up Cleveland Cavaliers are still shaking off the cobwebs, with both NBA powerhouses suffering ­double-digit defeats on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/22 22:23:40

Clippers blow out Lakers in Ball's NBA debut

The Los Angeles Clippers continued their domination of the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday by routing their cross-town rivals 108-92 and spoiling the NBA debut of second-overall pick Lonzo Ball.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/20 20:03:39

'Exceptional' debut

Australian Ben Simmons was beaten in his debut while Chinese-American standout Jeremy Lin suffered a severe right knee injury as the new NBA season tipped off Wednesday for most clubs.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/19 22:53:40

Celtics' Hayward to be out the remainder of the season

It is being reported that the Boston Celtics' Gordon Hayward is going to miss the rest of the 2017-2018 season after undergoing surgery for ankle dislocation and a tibia fracture.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/19 15:15:09

Rockets stun champs

The new-look Houston Rockets roared back to beat NBA champions Golden State 122-121 on Tuesday, spoiling a celebratory night at the Warriors' Oracle Arena in Oakland.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/18 19:43:39

Cavaliers edge past Celtics in season opener

Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward broke his left ankle just five minutes into the NBA season opener against the Cleveland Cavaliers as the home team triumphed against Celtics with 102-99 on Tuesday night.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/18 17:26:24