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LeBron out of World Cup in China

Four-time NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James is a “possibility” for the defending champion US team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games but says he will skip this year's World Cup in China.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/2 21:18:41

Giannis returns to power Bucks

Giannis Antetokounmpo returned from a right ankle sprain to score 28 points and grab 11 rebounds Monday, powering the Milwaukee Bucks to a 131-121 NBA victory at Brooklyn.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/2 17:38:40

Duke toppled as Final Four set in 'March Madness'

Top-seeded Duke University and their superstar Zion Williamson were toppled by Michigan State Sunday as the Final Four were set in the NCAA collegiate basketball championship.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/1 19:58:40

Warriors regain top spot in West

NBA champions Golden State Warriors routed the Charlotte Hornets 137-90 Sunday, bouncing back from a frustrating defeat to regain first place in the Western Conference.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/1 19:23:39

Mavericks center Porzingis accused of rape in New York

Dallas Mavericks forward Kristaps Porzingis is being investigated in New York after being accused of raping a woman last year, the New York Post reported on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/31 19:38:40

James Harden fuels Rockets over Kings

James Harden's 50-point triple-double powered the Houston Rockets to a 119-108 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday that sent San Antonio and Oklahoma City into the NBA playoffs.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/31 19:33:39

Westbrook, George keep Thunder rolling

A 31-point haul from Paul George and a Russell Westbrook triple-double boosted Oklahoma City Thunder's playoff drive with a 107-99 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/28 17:33:42

Clippers, Celtics seal playoff berths

The red-hot Los Angeles Clippers clinched an NBA playoff berth on Tuesday with their sixth win in a row, Danilo Gallinari scoring 25 points in a 122-111 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/27 19:18:40

New Grizzly claws Westbrook's Thunder

Brazilian international Bruno Caboclo scored a career-high 24 points as the Memphis Grizzlies dented Oklahoma City Thunder's likely playoff ranking with a 115-103 upset on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/26 17:58:40

Rockets clinch playoff spot

James Harden delivered 28 points as the Houston Rockets punched their ticket to the NBA postseason with a 113-90 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/25 18:03:39

Mavs rout Warriors

Luka Doncic had a triple-double and Dirk Nowitzki underlined his final game at Oracle Arena with a throwback performance as the Dallas Mavericks handed the Golden State Warriors their worst loss of the season on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/24 19:43:40

Sixers rattle Celtics

Jimmy Butler led a fourth-quarter comeback as the Philadelphia 76ers overpowered the Boston Celtics 118-115 in a stormy Eastern Conference duel on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/21 20:08:42

Chinese, Croatian national teams set to play at NBA Summer League 2019

The NBA announced on Wednesday that the Chinese and Croatian national teams will join all 30 NBA teams to compete at the NBA Summer League 2019, marking the first time that the league features two international teams.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/3/21 8:40:02

Harden completes set as Rockets trounce Hawks

Houston Rockets star James Harden carved a piece of NBA history on Tuesday after a 31-point haul against the Atlanta Hawks made him the first player to score at least 30 points against every team in the league in the same season.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/20 18:53:41

Germany's Nowitzki passes Chamberlain on scoring list

Dirk Nowitzki, who helped revolutionize the game as a big man with a potent long-range jump shot, passed Wilt Chamberlain on the NBA's all-time scoring list on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/19 19:28:40

Spurs beat Warriors to extend streak

The San Antonio Spurs rolled to their season-­best ninth straight win by toppling the two-time defending champions Golden State Warriors with a 111-105 victory on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/19 17:18:40

Sixers beat Bucks to clinch postseason spot

Joel Embiid scored 40 points and 15 rebounds as the Philadelphia 76ers overcame Giannis Antetokounmpo's career-high 52 points to beat the Milwaukee Bucks 130-125 and clinch a playoff berth on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/18 18:03:39

Curry leads Warriors in rout over Thunder

Stephen Curry scored 11 of his 33 points in the third quarter as the two-time defending champions Golden State Warriors clobbered the Oklahoma City Thunder 110-88 on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/17 18:23:39