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  • Watch: Warriors rout Pacers, Nuggets grind out win over Wizards

    Watch: Warriors rout Pacers, Nuggets grind out win over Wizards

    Two-time defending champion Golden State had all five starters in double figure scoring and the Warriors maintained the best record in the Western Conference by clobbering the Indiana Pacers 112-89 on Thursday. DeMarcus Cousins returned from a...

  • Watch: Butler, Embiid star as Sixers rattle Celtics

    Watch: Butler, Embiid star as 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. Butler scored 15 points in the final period as the Sixers overturned a nine-point...

  • Watch: Harden completes set as Rockets trounce Hawks

    Watch: 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. The 29-year-old...

  • Duncan lauds team energy as Hibs lift 17th KO title

    Duncan lauds team energy  as Hibs lift 17th KO title

    Hibernians 66Caffe Moak Luxol 53 (19-10, 14-11, 16-18, 17-14) The 63rd women’s Knock-Out final was contested by the two most successful clubs in the competition. Hibernians came out tops to notch their 17th KO triumph in history, three years from...

  • Hibs battle past Floriana as Gżira Athleta stay top

    Hibs battle past Floriana  as Gżira Athleta stay top

    Nothing changed at the top of the BOV Men’s League standings last weekend with Hibs notching a late win over Floriana in the top match to remain second in the standings alongside Starlites. The latter had the better of BUPA Luxol in a very...

  • Watch: Sixers beat East-leading Bucks to clinch postseason spot

    Watch: Sixers beat East-leading 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. It was Embiid's 52nd career double-double and...

  • USA start Basketball World Cup defence against Czechs

    USA start Basketball World Cup defence against Czechs

    A United States team packed with NBA stars will begin its bid for an unprecedented third Basketball World Cup title in a row with a clash against debutants the Czech Republic. Team USA, who have named the likes of LeBron James, Kevin Durant and...

  • Watch: Harden powers Rockets to victory over Suns

    Watch: Harden powers Rockets to victory over Suns

    James Harden flirted with a triple double as the Houston Rockets beat the Phoenix Suns for the 10th straight game with a 108-102 win on Friday. Harden had 41 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds finishing just one rebound short of a triple double.

  • Watch: NBA Warriors snap 9-game Houston win streak, avoid sweep

    Watch: NBA Warriors snap 9-game Houston win streak, avoid sweep

    Playing without injured Kevin Durant, the Golden State Warriors snapped Houston's nine-game win streak and avoided being swept this season by the Rockets with a 106-104 road victory Wednesday. Klay Thompson scored a game-high 30 points while...

  • Watch: Giannis, LeBron spark NBA road wins while Sixers beat Cavs

    Watch: Giannis, LeBron spark NBA road wins while Sixers beat Cavs

    Greek star Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 24 points and Khris Middleton added 23 as the NBA-best Milwaukee Bucks improved to 51-17 Tuesday with a 130-113 victory at New Orleans. The "Greek Freak" was greeted with chants of "M-V-P" by Pelicans...

  • Gżira take revenge on Hibs as Floriana close in on play-offs

    Gżira take revenge on Hibs as Floriana close in on play-offs

    Two games characterised the weekend programme with Floriana MCP Car parks notching an important victory over BUPA Luxol, two sides eagerly vying the final play-off spot. In another game, Gżira Athleta registered a hefty win over the reigning...

  • Watch: Italian federation to provide courses for Maltese coaches

    Watch: Italian federation to provide courses for Maltese coaches

    The Malta Basketball Association (MBA) have signed accord with the Italian Basketball Federation (IBF) that paves the way for Maltese coaches to undergo instructional courses that will enable them to get their coaching licence. Speaking during a...

  • Watch: LeBron James passes Jordan for fourth in NBA career points

    Watch: LeBron James passes Jordan for fourth in NBA career points

    LeBron James overtook Michael Jordan to move into fourth place on the NBA all-time scoring list Wednesday with a driving layup in the second quarter against visiting Denver. The Los Angeles Lakers playmaker, who had matched the Chicago Bulls...

  • Watch: Harden leads Rockets over Raptors, Celtics rip Warriors

    Watch: Harden leads Rockets over Raptors, Celtics rip Warriors

    NBA scoring leader James Harden unleashed 35 points on a poor shooting night and Gerald Green added 18 off the bench Tuesday as the Houston Rockets beat Toronto 107-95 in a showdown of contenders. Harden went 12-of-30 from the floor, sinking only...

  • Vassallo to take charge of Euro Cup quarter-final

    Vassallo to take charge of Euro Cup quarter-final

    Maltese international basketball referee Bernard Vassallo was handed another prestigious European assignment. Vassallo is heading to Italy when on Thursday he will officiate the women’s FIBA Euro Cup quarter-final first leg match between Italian...

  • Starlites, Hibs on top as Luxol seal play-off spot

    Starlites, Hibs on top as Luxol seal play-off spot

    Three games characterised last weekend’s Women’s League programme. Starlites GIG and Hibernians continued to share the top position, albeit the Naxxar side have a lead in the direct encounters. Caffe Moak Luxol ascertained themselves of the third...

  • Leading trio register wins as Depiro hopes dented

    Leading trio register wins as Depiro hopes dented

    The weekend BOV programme, with Balkan Fusion the only team not in play, resulted in wins for the top three sides. Starlites and Hibernians notched their seventh league win although the former as presently atop of the standings having a game in...

  • Watch: Harden powers Rockets to win, Raptors lose in overtime

    Watch: Harden powers Rockets to win, Raptors lose in overtime

    James Harden continues to be the Houston Rockets' driving force, delivering his 24th 40-point performance on Sunday while the Boston Celtics fell back into their bad habits. Harden finished with 42 points, including six three-pointers, as the...

  • Watch: Curry comes up clutch to lead Warriors past 76ers

    Watch: Curry comes up clutch to lead Warriors past 76ers

    Stephen Curry sank a late tie-breaking jump shot en route to 28 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 120-117 in a potential NBA finals matchup on Saturday. Curry also added two late free throws and a layup for the...

  • Watch: Ageless Wade lifts Heat over Warriors, Bucks edge Kings

    Watch: Ageless Wade lifts Heat over Warriors, Bucks edge Kings

    Miami icon Dwyane Wade banked in a buzzer-beating three-pointer to lift the Heat to a 126-125 victory over the reigning NBA champion Golden State Warriors on Wednesday. Wade, who announced before the season that he would retire after this...