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  • World Cup qualifier for local basketball referee

    World Cup qualifier for local basketball referee

    Local international basketball referee Bernard Vassallo will travel to Manchester this weekend so that, on Saturday November 11, he will referee the international women game valid from the World Cup qualifiers Group D between hosts Great Britain...

  • WATCH: Highlights of Thursday's NBA games

    WATCH: Highlights of Thursday's NBA games

    Rockets 117, Cavaliers 113 James Harden produced a triple-double as the Houston Rockets held on for a 117-113 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday. Harden tallied a game-high 35 points with 11 rebounds and 13 assists, feeding Clint...

  • WATCH: Highlights of Wednesday's NBA games

    WATCH: Highlights of Wednesday's NBA games

    Celtics 107, Lakers 96 Aron Baynes matched his career high with 21 points and the Boston Celtics won their 10th straight game, holding off the Los Angeles Lakers 107-96 on Wednesday night. The Celtics played the entire game without Al Horford...

  • WATCH: Highlights of Tuesday's NBA games

    WATCH: Highlights of Tuesday's NBA games

    Mavericks 113, Wizards 99 Harrison Barnes scored 31 points as the Dallas Mavericks, owners of the NBA's worst record, upset the Washington Wizards 113-99 on Tuesday night. Dennis Smith Jr. had 22 points and Wesley Matthews 14 for the Mavericks,...

  • WATCH: Basketball chief hopes pavilion project will be completed next year

    WATCH: Basketball chief hopes pavilion project will be completed next year

    Paul Sultana expressed his satisfaction that the first phase of the Ta’ Qali basketball pavilion is close to completion and expressed his hope that the government will give it’s green light that the second part of the project will get under way...

  • WATCH: Highlights of Monday's NBA games

    WATCH: Highlights of Monday's NBA games

    Celtics 110 Hawks 107 Kyrie Irving scored 13 of his 35 points in the fourth quarter, and the Boston Celtics won their ninth in a row after two opening losses, defeating the Atlanta Hawks 110-107 on Monday night. Irving made four 3-pointers and...

  • WATCH: Highlights of Sunday's NBA games

    WATCH: Highlights of Sunday's NBA games

    Rockets 137, Jazz 110 James Harden poured in a career-high 56 points, and the Houston Rockets rolled to a 137-110 victory over the Utah Jazz on Sunday night. Harden fell one point shy of the franchise record held by Hall of Fame guard Calvin Murphy.

  • Takeaways from Saturday's NBA games

    Takeaways from Saturday's NBA games

    Pistons 108, Kings 99 For the first time since the 2008-09 season, the Detroit Pistons are off to a 7-3 start following a 108-99 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday. The Pistons, who are 4-1 at home, have played in front of paltry crowds...

  • Takeaways from Friday's NBA games

    Takeaways from Friday's NBA games

    Cavaliers 130, Wizards 122 LeBron James had the second-highest scoring performance of his career with 57 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers snapped a four-game losing streak with a 130-122 win over the Washington Wizards on Friday night. James sank...

  • Takeways from Thursday's NBA games

    Takeways from Thursday's NBA games

    Trail Blazers 113, Lakers 110 Damian Lillard's 3-point shot with .7 of a second left lifted the Portland Trail Blazers to a 113-110 win over the Los Angeles Lakers Thursday night at Moda Center. Lillard scored 32 points and hit his game-winner...

  • Takeways from Wednesday's NBA games

    Takeways from Wednesday's NBA games

    Pacers 124, Cavaliers 107 Thaddeus Young scored 26 points to lead all five Indiana Pacers starters in double figures in a 124-107 blowout of the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night. The Cavs, the three-time defending Eastern Conference...

  • WATCH: Highlights of Tuesday's NBA games

    WATCH: Highlights of Tuesday's NBA games

    Suns 122, Nets 114 The Phoenix Suns beat the Brooklyn Nets 122-114 on Tuesday to improve to 3-1 since interim coach Jay Triano replaced Earl Watson last week. The Suns blew an 18-point lead in the third quarter but made enough timely plays down...

  • Further Euro nomination for local basketball referee

    Further Euro nomination for local basketball referee

    Local international basketball referee Bernard Vassallo will travel to the Slovak Republic this week so that tonight he will referee the game valid from Group B of the FIBA Euro Cup between hosts Keravnos and the Turkish side Mersin. This is the...

  • WATCH: Highlights of Monday's NBA games

    WATCH: Highlights of Monday's NBA games

    Celtics 108, Spurs 94 Kyrie Irving played his best game with his new team, finishing with 24 points and six assists to lead the Boston Celtics to their fifth straight win, a 108-94 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night. The win ended...

  • WATCH: Highlights of Sunday's NBA games

    WATCH: Highlights of Sunday's NBA games

    Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Sunday: Pistons 115, Warrios 107 The Detroit Pistons were more than happy to take what the Warriors gave them, turning Golden State's season-high 25 turnovers into a 115-107 win over the...

  • WATCH: Highlights of Saturday's NBA games

    WATCH: Highlights of Saturday's NBA games

    Pelicans 123, Cavs 101 Anthony Davis scored 10 of his game-high 30 points in a two-minute stretch of the fourth quarter and DeMarcus Cousins had his seventh career triple-double with 29 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists to power the New Orleans...

  • WATCH: Highlights of Thursday's NBA games

    WATCH: Highlights of Thursday's NBA games

    Pelicans 114, Kings 106 DeMarcus Cousins totaled 41 points and 23 rebounds in his return to Sacramento as the New Orleans Pelicans rallied for a 114-106 victory over the Kings on Thursday. Cousins, who heard a mix of boos and cheers in pregame...

  • WATCH: Highlights of Wednesday's NBA games

    WATCH: Highlights of Wednesday's NBA games

    Rockets 105, 76ers 104 Eric Gordon nailed a 3-pointer from the left corner at the buzzer as the Houston Rockets defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 105-104 on Wednesday night. Gordon notched 29 points to lead Houston, which scored the last nine points.

  • WATCH: Highlights of Tuesday's NBA games

    WATCH: Highlights of Tuesday's NBA games

    Cleveland 119, Bulls 112 LeBron James scored 34 points and piled up 13 assists while serving as the Cavaliers' point guard in Cleveland's 119-112 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday. Kevin Love added 20 points and 12 rebounds for Cleveland,...

  • WATCH: Highlights of Monday's NBA games

    WATCH: Highlights of Monday's NBA games

    Warriors 133, Mavericks 103 Stephen Curry escaped a suspension from the league on Monday night, then led the Golden State Warriors to a 133-103 victory over the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center. Curry had to wait until Monday afternoon...