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  • Hibernians prevail in thriller as Luxol ease past Starlites

    Hibernians prevail in thriller as Luxol ease past Starlites

    Hibernians                69 Cynergi Depiro          68 (16-18, 24-7, 17-21, 12-22) With two minutes from half-time and the score 40-16 for Hibernians, few people would have even thought that this game would end with a minimal one point...

  • WATCH: Highlights of Sunday's NBA games

    WATCH: Highlights of Sunday's NBA games

    Wolves 115, Thunder 113 Andrew Wiggins hit 3-pointer as time expired to trump Carmelo Anthony's late triple and lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 115-113 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday. Wiggins and Karl-Anthony Towns led Minnesota...

  • Watch: Highlights of Saturday's NBA games

    Watch: Highlights of Saturday's NBA games

    Grizzlies 111, Warriors 101 The Golden State Warriors fell to the Memphis Grizzlies 111-101 on Saturday night in a game that saw Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant ejected. Curry scored 37 points but sat out the first half of the fourth quarter with...

  • Watch: Highlights of Friday's NBA games

    Watch: Highlights of Friday's NBA games

    Lakers 132, Suns 130 Lonzo Ball had 29 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists in his second NBA game to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 132-130 win over the Phoenix Suns on Friday. Ball made only one shot and scored three points in his NBA debut on...

  • NBA roundup

    NBA roundup

    Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul will miss two to four weeks due to a bruised left knee, according to multiple reports on Friday. The nine-time All-Star was hampered by the knee problem in Tuesday's season-opening victory over the Golden...

  • Watch: Fenerbahce clinch EuroLeague win in Milan

    Watch: Fenerbahce clinch EuroLeague win in Milan

    Defending champions Fenerbahce were the only side in Match Day 2 of the EuroLeague to clinch an away victory as all the other matches saw the hosts protecting their home court successfully. Fenerbahce fended off a late rally by AX Armani to...

  • Watch: Highlights of Thursday's NBA games

    Watch: Highlights of Thursday's NBA games

    Thunder 105, Knicks 84 The Oklahoma City Thunder's new-look roster got off to a big start Thursday night. New additions Carmelo Anthony and Paul George teamed up with Russell Westbrook to score a combined 71 points as the Thunder beat the New York...

  • NBA roundup

    NBA roundup

    Jeremy Lin is expected to miss the rest of the 2017-18 season after the Brooklyn Nets said he sustained a ruptured patellar tendon of the right knee in Wednesday night's regular-season opener against the Pacers in Indiana. Lin was injured on a...

  • Watch: Highlights of Wednesday's NBA games

    Watch: Highlights of Wednesday's NBA games

    Bucks 108, Celtics 100 Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 16 of his 37 points in the fourth quarter as the Milwaukee Bucks spoiled the Boston Celtics' emotional home opener with a 108-100 victory Wednesday night. Boston, which lost for the second...

  • Injured Lin set to miss season, say Nets

    Injured Lin set to miss season, say Nets

    Jeremy Lin is expected to miss the entire 2017-18 NBA season after suffering a serious right knee injury in the Brooklyn Nets' regular-season opener on Wednesday night, his team said. Guard Lin has been diagnosed with a ruptured patella tendon of...

  • European appointment for local basketball referee

    European appointment for local basketball referee

    Local international basketball referee Bernard Vassallo will again be in action in the European sphere this week when he will travel to Italy so that, on Thursday 19th October, he will referee the game valid from Group H of the FIBA Euro Cup Women...

  • Watch: Highlights of Tuesday's NBA games

    Watch: Highlights of Tuesday's NBA games

    Cavaliers 102, Celtics 99 LeBron James outdueled his former teammate and NBA Finals partner Kyrie Irving in the Cleveland Cavaliers' 102-99 win over the Boston Celtics in their season opener on Tuesday. However, the bigger loss for Boston was new...

  • Gżira Athleta edge Luxol in thriller

    Gżira Athleta edge Luxol in thriller

    Caffe Moak Luxol 60Gżira Athleta 64 (16-16, 10-12, 24-21, 10-15) Gżira Athleta lifted the Super Cup trophy for the third time in their history, 20 years after their last success in the same competition, after a hard-fought match against...

  • NBA opener rosters feature 108 international players

    NBA opener rosters feature 108 international players

    Opening night rosters for the NBA's 2017-18 season, which begins on Tuesday, will feature 108 international players from a record 42 countries and territories, according to the league. The record for international players (113) and previous mark...

  • Luxol’s Vasovic lauds team composure after Super Cup triumph

    Luxol’s Vasovic lauds team composure after Super Cup triumph

    BUPA Luxol 69Hibernians 58 (14-6, 17-12, 28-21, 10-19) Reigning champions BUPA Luxol set off the new season, played in the newly refurbished Ta’ Qali basketball complex, on a high note winning the St James Hospital Super Cup, for the ninth time in...

  • Watch: Highlights from Week 1 of the EuroLeague

    The EuroLeague got underway on Thursday and Friday with the opening round of matches which produced plenty of dramatic action. Home teams had the edge with six victories in eight games, but several had to come back and three groups of local fans...

  • France appointment for local basketball referee

    France appointment for local basketball referee

    Local international basketball referee Bernard Vassallo will, this week, start off his commitments in the European sphere for the new season. In fact Vassallo will travel to France so that, on Wednesday 11th October, he will referee the game valid...

  • Watch: Electric Dragic leads Slovenia to Eurobasket glory

    Watch: Electric Dragic leads Slovenia to Eurobasket glory

    An electric display of scoring by Slovenian captain Goran Dragic paved the way for his side's stunning 93-85 victory over neighbours Serbia as they were crowned Eurobasket champions for the first time after a thrilling final on Sunday. Dragic, who...

  • Watch: Lakers to retire Bryant jersey numbers

    Watch: Lakers to retire Bryant jersey numbers

    The Los Angeles Lakers plan to retire the jersey numbers of Kobe Bryant on Dec. 18 prior to the game against the Golden State Warriors. The team will retire both of Bryant's numbers. Bryant wore both No. 8 and No. 24 during his 20 seasons with the...

  • Falzon eyes silverware at Cheshire Phoenix

    Falzon eyes silverware at Cheshire Phoenix

    Tevin Falzon has taken another step forward in his basketball journey by agreeing to join Cheshire Phoenix for the 2017-18 season. The Malta guard was approached by the English club this summer and after talks with the player and his agent an...