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Rookie Herro scores 37 as Heat hold off Celtics for 3-1 series lead

Rising star Tyler Herro scored a career-high 37 points and Jimmy Butler chipped in 24 as the Miami Heat seized command of their Eastern Conference final series with a 112-109 win on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/24 17:13:41

Nuggets hold off Lakers

The Denver Nuggets played their way back into the Western Conference finals on Tuesday night, riding 28 points from Jamal Murray, a postseason career-high 26 from Jerami Grant and a key late defensive stand to a 114-106 victory over the top-seeded Los Angeles Lakers in Game 3 near Orlando.
Soure:Reuters: 2020/9/23 16:48:42

Lakers win

Anthony Davis drained a three-pointer as time expired to seal the Los Angeles Lakers' 105-103 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday for a 2-0 lead in the NBA Western Conference finals.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/21 17:08:42

Celtics bounce back from consecutive losses to beat Heat 117-106

The Boston Celtics hit back on Saturday, leading wire-to-wire in a 117-106 victory over the Miami Heat that cut the gap in the NBA Eastern Conference finals to two games to one.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/20 17:03:41

Ex-NBA player Ty Lawson sacked by CBA team for insulting comments on Chinese women

The Fujian Sturgeons announced Saturday it will not extend its contract with former NBA guard Ty Lawson, who has been playing for the China Basketball Association (CBA) team for a year, due to “his inappropriate comments” on Chinese women. Lawson posted the controversial comments on his personal Instagram account on Saturday, saying “Chinese women got cakes on the low.” Two hours later, Lawson posted a photo of him and a woman in what appears to be a Chinese strip club.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/9/20 14:16:30

Nuggets stun Clippers

Jamal Murray scored a game-high 40 points and Nikola Jokic had a triple-double as the Denver Nuggets stunned the Los Angeles Clippers 104-89 in Game 7 to reach their first Western Conference finals in 11 years.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/16 17:03:42

Raptors pull even

With their season on the brink and title repeat hopes in jeopardy, the Toronto Raptors outfought Boston for a dramatic series-tying 125-122 double-overtime triumph Wednesday in the NBA playoffs.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/10 15:48:41

Clippers outgun Nuggets, Celtics push champions Raptors to brink

Paul George scored 32 points and the Los Angeles Clippers turned up the heat defensively Monday in a 113-107 victory over the Denver Nuggets for a 2-1 lead in the NBA Western Conference semifinals.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/8 17:13:42

Nuggets into semis

Nikola Jokic had 30 points as the Denver Nuggets punched their ticket to the Eastern Conference semifinals with a thrilling 80-78 Game 7 victory over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/2 16:43:41

Heat shock Bucks

Jimmy Butler seized control down the stretch, scoring a career-playoff high 40 points as the Miami Heat beat the Milwaukee Bucks in the opening game of their second round NBA playoff series on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/9/1 17:03:40

Unprecedented boycott

The Milwaukee Bucks led a historic sporting boycott Wednesday over the US police shooting of a black man, forcing the NBA to halt its playoff schedule and prompting a wave of walkouts across multiple sports.
Soure:AFP: 2020/8/27 14:58:40

Lakers remember Kobe Bryant with 'Black Mamba' uniforms

The Los Angeles Lakers wore special “Black Mamba” jerseys to remember Kobe Bryant in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series on Monday in the NBA's quarantine bubble in Florida.
Soure:AFP: 2020/8/25 17:03:40

Luka Doncic nails epic buzzer-beater as Celtics, Raptors set up clash

Luka Doncic wasn't about to let a sprained ankle slow him down, nailing a game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer to lift the Dallas Mavericks to a 135-133 overtime playoff win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2020/8/24 17:03:43

Lakers top Blazers

LeBron James finished with 38 points as the Los Angeles Lakers outplayed the Portland Trail Blazers at both ends of the floor Saturday for a 116-108 win in game three of their Western Conference playoff series.
Soure:AFP: 2020/8/23 16:53:43

Raptors rally over Nets

Toronto reserve Norman Powell scored 12 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter as the defending champions Raptors rallied to beat Brooklyn 104-99 Wednesday in their NBA playoff series.
Soure:AFP: 2020/8/20 17:48:40

Top seeds stumble

A pair of eighth-seeded teams delivered stunning upsets in their playoff openers on Tuesday as the Portland Trail Blazers and Orlando Magic surprised the top-seeded Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks.
Soure:AFP: 2020/8/19 16:23:40

Star center Yi Jianlian's injury clouds future of Chinese basketball

Shortly after lifting the CBA trophy in the air, the joy of the Guangdong South China Tigers was quickly overshadowed by the shocking news that their star center Yi Jianlian had sustained a serious injury.
Soure:Global Times: 2020/8/17 17:03:40

Unprecedented playoffs

An NBA season unlike any other shifts into high gear on Monday with the start of the playoffs in the league's quarantine bubble in Orlando, Florida.
Soure:AFP: 2020/8/16 17:03:40