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  • Watch: NBA roundup: Durant leads Warriors' rally past Knicks

    Watch: NBA roundup: Durant leads Warriors' rally past Knicks

    Kevin Durant scored 25 of his game-high 41 points in the fourth quarter Friday night as the Golden State Warriors ended the game on a 42-9 run to complete a furious rally to beat the host New York Knicks, 128-100. The two-time defending NBA...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: LeBron's triple-double lifts Lakers

    Watch: NBA roundup: LeBron's triple-double lifts Lakers

    LeBron James had 28 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists to record his first triple-double with his new team, and the Los Angeles Lakers knocked the visiting Denver Nuggets from the ranks of the unbeaten with a 121-114 victory Thursday. It was the...

  • Watch: Curry pours in 51 in three quarters

    Watch: Curry pours in 51 in three quarters

    Stephen Curry became just the fourth NBA player in the last 10 years to score 50 or more points in the first three quarters Wednesday night, pouring in 51 in the Golden State Warriors' 144-122 victory over the Washington Wizards in Oakland,...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Griffin scores 50 in Pistons' OT win

    Watch: NBA roundup: Griffin scores 50 in Pistons' OT win

    Blake Griffin scored a career-high 50 points, including a game-winning three-point play with 1.8 seconds left in overtime, and the Detroit Pistons edged the visiting Philadelphia 76ers 133-132 on Tuesday. Griffin, whose previous career best was 47...

  • Watch: Spurs' OT victory keeps Lakers winless

    Watch: Spurs' OT victory keeps Lakers winless

    Patty Mills drilled a jumper with seven seconds remaining in overtime to cap a 7-0 run in the final 55 seconds and lift the San Antonio Spurs to a wild 143-142 win over the host Los Angeles Lakers on Monday. The result kept LeBron James winless...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Kings ruin Westbrook's return

    Watch: NBA roundup: Kings ruin Westbrook's return

    Yogi Ferrell stole the ball from Russell Westbrook and scored a buzzer-beating layup at the end of the first half, capping a flurry that helped the Sacramento Kings build a double-digit lead en route to a 131-120 victory over the host Oklahoma...

  • Watch: Tempers flare as Rockets down Lakers

    Watch: Tempers flare as Rockets down Lakers

    James Harden scored 36 points, and Chris Paul added 28 points with 10 assists as the Houston Rockets spoiled LeBron James’ home opener with the Los Angeles Lakers by earning a high-intensity 124-115 victory Saturday night. Three players were...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Butler jeered, cheered in Wolves win

    Watch: NBA roundup: Butler jeered, cheered in Wolves win

    Jimmy Butler scored 33 points on 10-of-12 shooting during his first home contest of the season to help the Minnesota Timberwolves post a 131-123 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night in Minneapolis. Butler was heartily booed in...

  • Watch: LeBron loses Lakers debut at Portland

    Watch: LeBron loses Lakers debut at Portland

    Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum combined for 49 points, and Nik Stauskas matched his career high with 24 points in his first appearance in a Portland uniform, leading the Trail Blazers past the visiting Los Angeles Lakers 128-119 Thursday night in...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: DeRozan leads Spurs past Butler, Wolves

    Watch: NBA roundup: DeRozan leads Spurs past Butler, Wolves

    DeMar DeRozan scored a game-high 28 points in his San Antonio debut, and four of his teammates scored in double figures as the host Spurs held off the Minnesota Timberwolves 112-108 Wednesday in one of 11 of the night's season openers. DeRozan,...

  • Watch: Tatum, Celtics cruise past Sixers in opener

    Watch: Tatum, Celtics cruise past Sixers in opener

    Jayson Tatum contributed 23 points and nine rebounds to lead the host Boston Celtics to a 105-87 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night in the season opener for both teams. Marcus Morris had 16 points and 10 rebounds as Boston...

  • Greece appointment for basketball ref

    Greece appointment for basketball ref

    Maltese international basketball referee Bernard Vassallo will travel to Greece so that, on Tuesday, he will officiate the Euro Cup qualifier first leg game which will be played in Lefkada between hosts Niki Lefkadas and Spartak Noginsk from...

  • Watch: LeBron tempers expectations ahead of first season with Lakers

    Watch: LeBron tempers expectations ahead of first season with Lakers

    Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James said on Monday his new team has a long way to go before they can dethrone the reigning champion Golden State Warriors but added that he will be excited to get started when training camp kicks off this...

  • Watch: Spurs' Ginobili retires after 16 years in league

    Watch: Spurs' Ginobili retires after 16 years in league

    San Antonio Spurs basketball star Manu Ginobili is retiring after 16 years in the National Basketball Association, the Argentine guard said on Monday. "Today, with a wide range of feelings, I'm announcing my retirement from basketball," the future...

  • Watch: LeBron agrees to deal with Lakers

    Watch: LeBron agrees to deal with Lakers

    LeBron James is taking his talents to Southern California. James will join the Los Angeles Lakers on a four-year, $154 million deal, his representatives, Klutch Sports Group, tweeted Sunday night. The tweet read, "LeBron James, four time NBA MVP,...

  • Basketball girls land bronze in Ireland

    Basketball girls land bronze in Ireland

    MThe women’s basketball team will return home from the European Championship for Small States with a medal around their neck after defeating Norway 67-59 in a bronze medal play-off in Cork, Ireland.  Enrico Gilardi’s girls seized control of the...

  • Malta men win basketball gold in San Marino

    Malta men win basketball gold in San Marino

    The Malta men’s basketball national team struck gold at the FIBA European Championship for Small States when they brushed aside Norway 75-59 in the final in Serravalle on Sunday.  It was a commanding performance from Andrea Paccarie’s boys who...

  • Malta beat Ireland to top group

    Malta beat Ireland to top group

    The men's basketball national team picked up their second win in the FIBA Championship for Small States when they had the better of Ireland 76-65 in Serravalle on Wednesday.  The match turned out to be a physical affair with Andrea Paccarie's men...

  • Malta beat Andorra in Euro opener

    Malta beat Andorra in Euro opener

    The men’s basketball national team opened their commitments in the FIBA European Championship for Small States when they eased past Andorra 96-64 in Serravalle on Wednesday. As the scoreline shows, it was an impressive performance from Andrea...

  • Watch: Warriors sweep Cavs to cement dynasty as LeBron ponders future

    Watch: Warriors sweep Cavs to cement dynasty as LeBron ponders future

    The Golden State Warriors secured their status as an NBA dynasty on Friday by steamrolling the Cleveland Cavaliers to claim a third title in four years, and one that might send LeBron James elsewhere to seek championships. The fourth consecutive...