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Celtics strike back with 117-106 win over Heat

Monday, September, 21 2020    

Miami, United States (AFP) — 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 National Basketball Association (NBA) Eastern Conference finals to two games to one. Read More

Heat burn Celtics again for 2-0 NBA series lead

Saturday, September, 19 2020    

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — The Miami Heat turned it up in the second half, rallying again for a 106-101 victory over the Boston Celtics and a 2-0 lead in the National Basketball Association (NBA) Eastern Conference finals. Read More

Bucks' Antetokounmpo named NBA MVP for second-straight year

Saturday, September, 19 2020    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo said yesterday he'll treasure his second-straight National Basketball Association (NBA) Most Valuable Player (MVP) award and redouble his efforts to capture a league... Read More

Lakers win game four, put Rockets on brink of elimination

Saturday, September, 12 2020    

Orlando, United States (AFP) — Anthony Davis had 29 points and 12 rebounds as the Los Angeles Lakers dominated the Houston Rockets 110-100 to take a commanding 3-1 lead in their National Basketball Association (NBA) Western Conference series on... Read More

Raptors outlast Celtics to stay alive in NBA play-offs

Friday, September, 11 2020    

Miami, United States (AFP)—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 National Basketball Association (NBA)... Read More

NBA: Exciting end-to-end games as play-offs heat up

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, September, 11 2020    

Since the restart of professional sports in late July, sports fans have been treated to almost non-stop action on the field, on the court and on the ice. And barring any unforeseen circumstances, this sports whirlwind is expected to continue well into the year 2022. Read More

Heat oust depleted Bucks to reach NBA East finals, Lakers down Rockets

Thursday, September, 10 2020    

Miami , United States (AFP) — The Miami Heat punched their ticket to the National Basketball Association (NBA) Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday, beating top-seeded Milwaukee 103-94 as injured Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo watched from the... Read More

Clippers outgun Nuggets, Celtics push NBA champion Raptors to brink

Wednesday, September, 9 2020    

Miami, United States (AFP) — 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 National Basketball Association (NBA) Western Conference... Read More

Bucks lose Giannis but stay alive, Lakers pull level with Rockets

Tuesday, September, 8 2020    

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — Khris Middleton starred as the Milwaukee Bucks, their backs against the wall and star Giannis Antetokounmpo injured, beat the Miami Heat 118-115 in overtime on Sunday to stay alive in the National Basketball Association (NBA)... Read More

Nuggets thump Clippers, Raptors down Celtics to even series

Monday, September, 7 2020    

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — The Denver Nuggets bounced back with a vengeance on Saturday, powering to a 110-101 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers to even their NBA play-off series 1-1. Read More

Heat surge late to push Bucks to NBA brink, Rockets race past Lakers

Sunday, September, 6 2020    

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — Jimmy Butler powered the Miami Heat to a 115-100 victory over Milwaukee on Friday that pushed the top-seeded Bucks to the brink of elimination in the National Basketball Association (NBA) play-offs. Read More

Anunoby's buzzer-beater gives NBA champion Raptors win over Celtics

Saturday, September, 5 2020    

Miami, United States (AFP) — OG Anunoby drained a buzzer-beating three-pointer as the Toronto Raptors resuscitated their National Basketball Association (NBA) title defence Thursday with a 104-103 victory over the Boston Celtics. Read More

Harden block clinches series for Rockets, sets Lakers clash

Friday, September, 4 2020    

Miami , United States (AFP)—James Harden's shooting touch deserted him, but the Houston star came up big on the defensive end in the Rockets' 104-102 series-clinching win over Oklahoma City in the National Basketball Association (NBA) play-offs on... Read More

NBA PLAY-OFFS: The Jamal Murray (Denver) and Donovan Mitchell (Utah) show

BY MARK ARCHER Contributor | Friday, September, 4 2020    

The National Basketball Association (NBA) initiated a sports lockdown last week Wednesday following another incident that riled the Black Lives Movement and threatened the conclusion of the season. This action set off a chain reaction unlike anything ever witnessed in American... Read More

NBA hits Clippers forward Morris with US$35K fine, Doncic US$15K

Thursday, September, 3 2020    

New York , United States (AFP) — Los Angeles Clippers forward Marcus Morris was fined US$35,000 by the National Basketball Association (NBA) yesterday for a reckless blow to Dallas guard Luka Doncic, who was fined US$15,000 for throwing a ball into a... Read More


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