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  • Watch: NBA roundup: Popovich moves to No. 4 on wins list

    Watch: NBA roundup: Popovich moves to No. 4 on wins list

    Bryn Forbes scored a season-high 24 points and pulled down a career-high 11 rebounds to lead a balanced San Antonio attack as the Spurs strolled past the visiting Phoenix Suns 111-86 on Tuesday. Spurs coach Gregg Popovich earned his 1,211th career...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Celts dump Pelicans for 6th win in row

    Watch: NBA roundup: Celts dump Pelicans for 6th win in row

    Marcus Morris and Jayson Tatum combined to score 52 points as the short-handed Boston Celtics won their sixth game in a row by defeating the visiting New Orleans Pelicans 113-100 on Monday night. Morris scored 31 points and Tatum added 21 to lead...

  • Starlites and Depiro come from behind to reach semis

    Starlites and Depiro come from behind to reach semis

    The Louis Borg Cup got under way last weekend with some exciting ties. Depiro managed to overturn a seven-point first leg deficit against BUPA Luxol to reach the semi-finals thanks to late points in the second leg which handed them a two-point...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Bucks muscle past Raptors again

    Watch: NBA roundup: Bucks muscle past Raptors again

    Malcom Brogdon made two 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter, including the one for the go-ahead points with 40.7 seconds to play, and the visiting Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Toronto Raptors 104-99 on Sunday night. Brogdon finished with 18...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Nets stun Raptors with OT win

    Watch: NBA roundup: Nets stun Raptors with OT win

    Jarrett Allen hit the go-ahead layup with 64 seconds left in overtime, and the Brooklyn Nets outlasted the Toronto Raptors for a 106-105 victory Friday night in New York, ending a pair of eight-game losing streaks. Allen helped the Nets end an...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Favors, Jazz rout Rockets

    Watch: NBA roundup: Favors, Jazz rout Rockets

    Derrick Favors recorded a double-double off the bench, and Joe Ingles helped shoulder the early load on offense as the Utah Jazz continued their strong play with a 118-91 demolition of the Houston Rockets on Thursday in Salt Lake City. Favors...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Thunder’s George scores 47, hits winning 3

    Watch: NBA roundup: Thunder’s George scores 47, hits winning 3

    Paul George hit the game-winning 3-pointer with 3.1 seconds remaining and finished with a season-high 47 points as the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied for a 114-112 road victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night. The Thunder overcame a...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Jazz sink 20 treys, rout Spurs

    Watch: NBA roundup: Jazz sink 20 treys, rout Spurs

    Donovan Mitchell scored 20 points, and the Utah Jazz made a franchise record 20 3-pointers in a 139-105 victory over the visiting San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night. Rudy Gobert had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Kyle Korver added 15 points off...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Nuggets snap Raptors' win streak

    Watch: NBA roundup: Nuggets snap Raptors' win streak

    Nikola Jokic had a triple-double with 23 points, 15 assists and 11 rebounds and made three free throws in the final seconds as the visiting Denver Nuggets ended the Toronto Raptors' eight-game winning streak with a 106-103 win Monday night. Jokic...

  • Luxol hand Starlites first defeat 

    Luxol hand Starlites first defeat 

    Depiro 58Hibernians 60 (8-9, 10-18, 17-13, 23-20) The initial quarter was a very low scoring one with Hibs ending it with a minimal margin 9-8 as the two sides were not precise in their offensive attempts. Things did not change much till midway in...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Jordan lifts Mavs over Clippers

    Watch: NBA roundup: Jordan lifts Mavs over Clippers

    DeAndre Jordan torched his former team for 16 points and a season-high 23 rebounds Sunday, and Dennis Smith Jr., who had a front tooth knocked out in the third quarter, came up with a game-saving block to allow host Dallas Mavericks to earn their...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Knicks rally, dump Bucks in OT

    Watch: NBA roundup: Knicks rally, dump Bucks in OT

    Emmanuel Mudiay scored 16 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter and overtime as the New York Knicks came back to defeat the visiting Milwaukee Bucks 136-134 on Saturday. The Bucks led by as many as 14 points in the fourth quarter before the...

  • Farewell testimonial for Fabrizio Mariani

    Farewell testimonial for Fabrizio Mariani

    In the past weekend, a testimonial event for Italian Fabrizio Mariani was organised at the Ta’ Qali Pavilion. The 35-year-old Mariani, who also played in the Italian Lega A with Biella, was on the books of Hibernians in the past three seasons but...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Warriors edge Kings in final seconds

    Watch: NBA roundup: Warriors edge Kings in final seconds

    Klay Thompson capped a 31-point performance with a put-back of his own miss with 5.8 seconds remaining Saturday night to give the Golden State Warriors a 117-116 victory over the Sacramento Kings in Oakland, Calif. Kevin Durant poured in a...

  • NBA roundup: Warrors pound Blazers to end skid

    NBA roundup: Warrors pound Blazers to end skid

    Kevin Durant scored 14 of his game-high 32 points in a second-quarter run-away Friday night, as the Golden State Warriors snapped a four-game losing streak with a 125-97 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in Oakland, Calif. Klay Thompson was...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: LeBron wins in return to Cleveland

    Watch: NBA roundup: LeBron wins in return to Cleveland

    LeBron James scored 32 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and dished out seven assists to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a come-from-behind 109-105 win over the Cavaliers on Wednesday in his return to Cleveland. The Lakers, sparked by James, went on a...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Buzzer-beater sends Raptors past Magic

    Watch: NBA roundup: Buzzer-beater sends Raptors past Magic

    Danny Green hit a 6-foot jump shot at the buzzer to give the visiting Toronto Raptors a 93-91 victory over the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night. The winning shot off a pass from Kyle Lowry came after Evan Fournier tied the game for Orlando on a dunk...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Davis' 29, Randle's triple-double lead Pelicans

    Watch: NBA roundup: Davis' 29, Randle's triple-double lead Pelicans

    Anthony Davis scored 29 points and Julius Randle came off the bench to add a triple-double as the New Orleans Pelicans routed the San Antonio Spurs 140-126 on Monday night. Davis, who scored a combined 83 points in his previous two games, finished...

  • Ref Vassallo in Czech Republic assignment

    Ref Vassallo in Czech Republic assignment

    Local international basketball referee Bernard Vassallo will continue with his positive season in Europe when he will travel to the Czech Republic for another international assignment. On Wednesday, Vassallo will officiate the FIBA Europe Cup...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: LeBron, Lakers hammer Heat

    Watch: NBA roundup: LeBron, Lakers hammer Heat

    LeBron James scored a season-high 51 points as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the host Miami Heat 113-97 on Sunday night. James, who won four Eastern Conference titles and two NBA championships in four years with Miami, made 19 of 31 shots from...