Leonard nets career-high 32 in Spurs’ win over Clippers

Published : 1:14 pm  April 25, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  2256 reads   |  
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Kawhi Leonard showed why he is worthy of being named the defensive player of the year, putting his complete game on display for the San Antonio Spurs.

Cavs, Bulls, Warriors are one win away from series sweeps

Published : 11:53 am  April 24, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1900 reads   |  
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LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers moved to within one win of advancing to the second round of the NBA playoffs with a 103-95 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday.

Steals-leader Leonard of Spurs voted top defender

Published : 11:41 pm  April 23, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1419 reads   |  
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San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard, only the sixth forward to lead the NBA in steals, was named the NBA Defensive Player of the Year on Thursday. Leonard, who became the first Spurs player since David Robinson in 1992 to win the award, took 37 first-place votes and 333 total points from a media panel to edge Golden State’s Draymond Green, who had 45 first-place nods but only 317 total points.

NBA: Hawks announce sale, then hold off Nets for playoff win

Published : 11:49 am  April 23, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1485 reads   |  
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The Atlanta Hawks defeated Brooklyn 96-91 to take a 2-0 lead in their playoff series, just hours after announcing the club’s sale to a group headed by US business tycoon Tony Ressler.

Scott Brooks out as coach of NBA’s Thunder

Published : 9:28 am  April 23, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1239 reads   |  
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Scott Brooks has stepped down as coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder, the National Basketball Association team announced Wednesday.

LeBron James carries Cavaliers past Celtics in NBA playoffs

Published : 12:14 pm  April 22, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1478 reads   |  
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LeBron James tallied 30 points, nine rebounds and seven assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Boston Celtics 99-91 to seize a 2-0 lead in their first round playoff series.

Butler takes charge as Bulls beat the Bucks

Published : 5:10 pm  April 21, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1561 reads   |  
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Jimmy Butler scored a playoff career high of 31 points as the Chicago Bulls took a 2-0 first round playoff series lead with a 91-82 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday.

Cavaliers, Clippers cruise to series opening wins

Published : 6:13 pm  April 20, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1474 reads   |  
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Kyrie Irving made the most of his playoff debut Sunday, scoring 30 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Boston Celtics 113-100 in the opening game of their first round series.

Warriors hold off Pelicans to launch playoff race

Published : 5:35 pm  April 19, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1271 reads   |  
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The Golden State Warriors powered to a big lead Saturday, but had to battle late to hold off the New Orleans Pelicans 106-99 in the first game of the NBA Western Conference playoffs.

Wizards ‘set tone’ with win over Raptors

Published : 5:20 pm  April 19, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1230 reads   |  
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The Washington Wizards, led by a strong performance from Paul Pierce, held off Toronto 93-86 in overtime on the Raptors’ home floor on Saturday to open the NBA playoffs. The Wizards squandered a lead that stretched to as many as 15 points in the fourth quarter, but allowed the Raptors to score just four points […]

Warriors, Cavaliers favoured in NBA playoffs

Published : 10:55 pm  April 17, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1402 reads   |  
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Regular season heroes will rise and fall, rivalries will be renewed and the dark horses will get their chance when the National Basketball Association playoffs begin this weekend.

New Orleans, Brooklyn clinch last two playoff spots

Published : 3:41 pm  April 16, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1075 reads   |  
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The New Orleans Pelicans and Brookyln Nets clinched playoff spots on the final night of the NBA regular season on Wednesday.

Mutombo, Haywood among six named to Hall of Fame

Published : 12:30 am  April 7, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1468 reads   |  
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African-born NBA legend Dikembe Mutombo and fellow NBA All-Stars Spencer Haywood and Jo Jo White were among six people announced Monday as 2015 inductees to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

NBA Roundup: April 6th

Published : 6:35 pm  April 6, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1550 reads   |  
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A round up of Sunday’s NBA games

Reigning champion Spurs book playoff return

Published : 4:47 pm  April 2, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1604 reads   |  
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Reigning champions San Antonio are headed back to the NBA playoffs for the 18th straight season after a 103-91 victory over Orlando.

Parker fastest to 1,000 NBA games

Published : 10:26 am  April 2, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1366 reads   |  
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San Antonio Spurs star guard Tony Parker has become the fastest NBA player to reach 1,000 career games.

Spurs burn Heat in rematch of last year’s final

Published : 4:49 pm  April 1, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1732 reads   |  
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The defending champion San Antonio Spurs returned to Miami for the first time since last year’s NBA Finals and delivered a 95-81 defeat to the struggling Heat.

East top seed Hawks overwhelm Milwaukee

Published : 4:34 pm  March 31, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1500 reads   |  
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DeMarre Carroll scored a game-high 23 points and the Atlanta Hawks, already assured of the best record in the NBA Eastern Conference, ripped the Milwaukee Bucks 101-88 on Monday.

DeRozan scores 42 as Raptors bring down Rockets

Published : 4:26 pm  March 31, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1454 reads   |  
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DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 42 points and matched a career best with 11 rebounds as Toronto beat Houston 99-96 Monday in a battle of NBA division leaders.

Nash upbeat despite anticlimactic end to stellar career

Published : 4:58 pm  March 25, 2015 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  1609 reads   |  
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Steve Nash could have felt cheated after assorted injuries over the past two years culminated in his retirement from the NBA, but he prefers to focus on all the positives during a stellar career.

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