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  • Watch: Durant nets 50 as Warriors advance to NBA second round

    Watch: Durant nets 50 as Warriors advance to NBA second round

    Kevin Durant scored a playoff career high 50 points as the Golden State Warriors blasted their way into the second round of the NBA playoffs by clobbering the Los Angeles Clippers 129-110 on Friday. Durant made history by equalling the most...

  • Watch: Williams, Clippers keep Warriors waiting with upset win

    Watch: Williams, Clippers keep Warriors waiting with upset win

    Lou Williams exploded off the bench for 33 points as the Los Angeles Clippers upset the top-seeded Golden State Warriors 129-121 to keep their NBA playoff series alive on Wednesday. Williams finished with four rebounds and 10 assists on a night...

  • Watch: Lillard buzzer-beater seals Blazers thriller to knock out Thunder

    Watch: Lillard buzzer-beater seals Blazers thriller to knock out Thunder

    Damian Lillard sank a three-pointer on the buzzer to cap a 50-point display as the Portland Trail Blazers completed a late fightback to send Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder crashing out of the NBA playoffs on Tuesday. Needing a...

  • Watch: Hibs, Gżira set for hard-fought basketball showdown

    Watch: Hibs, Gżira set for hard-fought basketball showdown

    Hibernians and Gżira Athleta will take centre stage in the BOV Men’s League Play-off Final series for a second successive year, with the opening rubber pencilled for this evening at the Ta’ Qali Pavilion (start: 7.30pm). The Paolites and the...

  • Watch: Celtics sweep Pacers out of playoffs, Warriors and Raptors roll on

    Watch: Celtics sweep Pacers out of playoffs, Warriors and Raptors roll on

    The Boston Celtics swept their way past Indiana, while the Golden State and Toronto registered road victories over Orlando and the Los Angeles Clippers to take commanding leads in their first round playoff series on Sunday. Gordon Hayward scored...

  • Embiid sparks 76ers to NBA playoff win after two ejected

    Embiid sparks 76ers to NBA playoff win after two ejected

    Philadelphia's Joel Embiid returned from injury to score a game-high 31 points and grab 16 rebounds, powering the 76ers to a 112-108 NBA playoff victory at Brooklyn on Saturday. Despite a third-quarter incident that saw two players ejected, the...

  • Watch: Durant fired up as Warriors rout Clippers

    Watch: Durant fired up as Warriors rout Clippers

    Kevin Durant scored 38 points as the Golden State Warriors made sure they didn't blow another big lead by routing the Los Angeles Clippers 132-105 in game three of their playoff series on Thursday. The Warriors ensured there was no repeat of game...

  • All to play for as final series tied at one-all

    All to play for as final series tied at one-all

    Hibernians 44Starlites GIG 68 (6-21, 16-11, 14-18, 8-18) Starlites GIG set off strongly as they raced to an initial 10-0 lead off a respective trey from Patricia Arguello and Kristy Galea and hoops from the two centres Geocelis Reynoso and...

  • Watch: Clippers pull off biggest comeback in playoff history

    Watch: Clippers pull off biggest comeback in playoff history

    The Los Angeles Clippers delivered the biggest comeback in NBA playoff history Monday, rallying from a 31-point deficit for a shocking 135-131 win over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors. Lou Williams scored 36 points and...

  • Hibs, Gżira Athleta in repeat of last year’s final

    Hibs, Gżira Athleta in  repeat of last year’s final

    Hibernians and Gżira Athleta will contest the BOV Men’s League play-off final series for a second successive season after they had the better of Floriana MCP Car Parks and Starlites GIG respectively. Game 1 Hibernians 86Floriana 54 (18-15, 20-15,...

  • Watch: Bucks, Trail Blazers deliver messages in playoff openers

    Watch: Bucks, Trail Blazers deliver messages in playoff openers

    Milwaukee showed why they are the Eastern Conference kingpins and Giannis Antetokounmpo proved he is worthy of a league MVP as the Bucks trampled all over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday. Antetokounmpo had 24 points and 17 rebounds in just 24...

  • Watch: Curry fires Warriors but Sixers, Raptors stunned in playoff openers

    Watch: Curry fires Warriors but Sixers, Raptors stunned in playoff openers

    The Golden State Warriors began their quest for a three-peat by clobbering the Los Angeles Clippers, while the Brooklyn Nets and Orlando Magic delivered a pair of upset victories as the NBA playoffs began Saturday. Stephen Curry drained eight...

  • Lakers split with embattled head coach Luke Walton

    Lakers split with embattled head coach Luke Walton

    The Los Angeles Lakers continued their clearout after a disastrous first season following the arrival of LeBron James by terminating the contract of head coach Luke Walton on Friday. The club said they had mutually agreed to part ways. "We would...

  • Watch: Detroit rout Knicks to claim last playoff ticket

    Watch: Detroit rout Knicks to claim last playoff ticket

    The Detroit Pistons clinched the final ticket to the NBA playoffs Wednesday, sealing their first postseason berth since 2016 with a 115-89 defeat of the New York Knicks. With Eastern Conference rivals the Charlotte Hornets losing to the Orlando...

  • Watch: Holders Hibs look to retain league crown

    Watch: Holders Hibs look to retain league crown

    Hibernians will be looking to retain the championship trophy when they will face first-time finalists Starlites GIG in a best-of-five 2019 Women League Final Series, starting today at the Basketball Complex in Ta’ Qali (start: 8pm). The Paolites...

  • Watch: Miami exit spoils Wade farewell as Detroit edge closer

    Watch: Miami exit spoils Wade farewell as Detroit edge closer

    Dwyane Wade was given an emotional send-off in his final home game with the Miami Heat on Tuesday but results elsewhere eliminated the Florida team from playoff contention. The 37-year-old three-time NBA champion delivered a 30-point display as...

  • Watch: Dallas star Nowitzki confirms NBA retirement

    Watch: Dallas star Nowitzki confirms NBA retirement

    Dallas Mavericks star Dirk Nowitzki confirmed his retirement from the NBA on Tuesday, calling time on a 21-season career that saw him become the greatest European player ever to grace the league. The 40-year-old German had left the door open to...

  • Magic Johnson steps down as Los Angeles Lakers chief

    Magic Johnson steps down as Los Angeles Lakers chief

    Magic Johnson stunned the basketball world on Tuesday, abruptly resigning from his management role with the Los Angeles Lakers and plunging the ailing NBA franchise into fresh turmoil. In a dramatic announcement which came shortly before the...

  • Hibernians seal top spot

    Hibernians seal top spot

    The final day of the BOV Men’s League regular season was played over the weekend and now all the main attention turns towards the play-off series which will commence as from tomorrow with the first of the semi-final series on a best-of-three...

  • Watch: Playoff hungry Nets topple top-seeded Bucks

    Watch: Playoff hungry Nets topple top-seeded Bucks

    Joe Harris sank the go-ahead three-pointer with 84 seconds left as the Brooklyn Nets' playoff push got a boost with a 133-128 win over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday. The Nets used a balanced attack to beat the shorthanded Bucks as eight players...