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  • Watch: NBA roundup: Bucks rout Celtics, close series gap to 2-1

    Watch: NBA roundup: Bucks rout Celtics, close series gap to 2-1

    Khris Middleton had 23 points, eight rebounds and seven assists and Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 19 as the host Milwaukee Bucks beat the Boston Celtics 116-92 in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinals series Friday night. Eric Bledsoe...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Embiid returns as Sixers top Heat

    Watch: NBA roundup: Embiid returns as Sixers top Heat

    Joel Embiid scored 23 points in his first career playoff game to lift the Philadelphia 76ers past the host Miami Heat 128-108 on Thursday. Dario Saric and Marco Belinelli added 21 points each for the Sixers, who took a 2-1 series lead with Game 4...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: James scores 46 as Cavs bounce back

    Watch: NBA roundup: James scores 46 as Cavs bounce back

    LeBron James scored 46 points as the Cleveland Cavaliers evened their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series at one game apiece with a 100-97 victory over the visiting Indiana Pacers on Wednesday night. James hit 17 of 24 shots and 10 of 13...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Pelicans head home up 2-0

    Watch: NBA roundup: Pelicans head home up 2-0

    Jrue Holiday scored 33 points and dished out nine assists as the New Orleans Pelicans downed the host Portland Trail Blazers 111-102 Tuesday night to seize a 2-0 lead in their Western Conference first-round playoff series. Anthony Davis had 22...

  • Watch: Thompson, Warriors pull away for 2-0 edge on Spurs

    Watch: Thompson, Warriors pull away for 2-0 edge on Spurs

    Klay Thompson scored six consecutive points early in the fourth quarter, two on free throws that resulted from a clear-path foul, helping the Golden State Warriors break away from the San Antonio Spurs en route to a 116-101 victory in Game 2 of...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Pacers upset Cavs in opener

    Watch: NBA roundup: Pacers upset Cavs in opener

    Victor Oladipo scored 32 points, hitting 6 of 9 attempts from 3-point range, to power the Indiana Pacers to a 98-80 victory over the host Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday in Game 1 of an opening-round Eastern Conference playoff series. Oladipo, who...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Sixers extinguish Heat in opener

    Watch: NBA roundup: Sixers extinguish Heat in opener

    Ben Simmons narrowly missed a triple-double, and the Philadelphia 76ers punished the visiting Miami Heat from long range en route to an easy 130-103 victory Saturday in an Eastern Conference first-round series opener. Simmons had 17 points, 14...

  • Women play-offs suspended until further notice

    Women play-offs suspended until further notice

    In a statement released by the General Secretary of the Malta Basketball Association (MBA), Bernard Vassallo, announced that the MBA Division One Women's Basketball League play-offs are temporarily postponed until further notice.  "Following the...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Wolves nip Nuggets in OT, snatch playoff spot

    Watch: NBA roundup: Wolves nip Nuggets in OT, snatch playoff spot

    Jimmy Butler scored 31 points, and Andrew Wiggins added 18, including two huge free throws with 14.6 seconds to play in overtime, as the Timberwolves outlasted the visiting Denver Nuggets 112-106 on Wednesday in the teams' final regular-season...

  • Women's play-offs suspended by MBA

    Women's play-offs suspended by MBA

    The Women’s League play-offs have been suspended with immediate effect by the Malta Basketball Association following an appeal lodged by Depiro BC. Depiro BC are contesting the decision taken by the MBA Protest Board which had found Starlites...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Sixers win 15th straight

    Watch: NBA roundup: Sixers win 15th straight

    JJ Redick scored 28 points, and the streaking Philadelphia 76ers moved a step closer to clinching the third seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs with a 121-113 road win over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday at Philips Arena. The 76ers, who have won...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Spurs, Thunder, Pelicans clinch playoff bids

    Watch: NBA roundup: Spurs, Thunder, Pelicans clinch playoff bids

    Rudy Gay scored 18 points off the bench, and Manu Ginobili added 17 as the San Antonio Spurs bumbled and stumbled through the first 3 1/2 quarters but found a way to defeat the visiting Sacramento Kings 98-85 on Monday and clinch a 21st...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Sixers reach 50 wins for first time since '01

    Watch: NBA roundup: Sixers reach 50 wins for first time since '01

    JJ Redick led five players in double figures with a team-high 18 points as the Philadelphia 76ers became a 50-game winner for the first time in 17 years with a 109-97 victory Sunday afternoon over the visiting Dallas Mavericks. The win allowed the...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Nuggets stay alive, eliminate Clippers

    Watch: NBA roundup: Nuggets stay alive, eliminate Clippers

    Will Barton scored 31 points and Nikola Jokic added 23 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists for his ninth triple-double of the season as the Denver Nuggets rolled past the Los Angeles Clippers 134-115 on Saturday afternoon at Staples Center in Los...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Wolves get key victory over Lakers

    Watch: NBA roundup: Wolves get key victory over Lakers

    Jeff Teague recorded 25 points and eight assists and Jimmy Butler added 18 points in his return from a knee injury to help the Minnesota Timberwolves record a crucial 113-96 victory over the host Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night at Staples...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Nuggets tie Wolves for 8th place

    Watch: NBA roundup: Nuggets tie Wolves for 8th place

    Jamal Murray scored 22 points and Devin Harris made five 3-pointers while notching 20 points as the Denver Nuggets recorded a pivotal 100-96 victory over the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night. Both teams are 44-35 with three games...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Raptors rout Celtics, solidify East lead

    Watch: NBA roundup: Raptors rout Celtics, solidify East lead

    DeMar DeRozan finished with 16 points to help lead the Toronto Raptors to a 96-78 statement victory over the visiting Boston Celtics in a battle of the Eastern Conference's top two teams on Wednesday night. Serge Ibaka and Fred VanVleet added 15...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Heat top Hawks, seal playoff bid

    Watch: NBA roundup: Heat top Hawks, seal playoff bid

    Josh Richardson blocked two shots in the final two seconds to cap a Miami rally as the Heat earned a playoff berth with a 101-98 win over the visiting Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday. Trailing by eight with 2:50 left, Miami went on a 9-0 run and took a...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Spurs snap Rockets' 11-game win streak

    Watch: NBA roundup: Spurs snap Rockets' 11-game win streak

    LaMarcus Aldridge posted a double-double and received complementary scoring from Rudy Gay in the San Antonio Spurs' 100-83 win over the visiting Houston Rockets on Sunday. The Spurs averted a season series sweep and snapped the Rockets' 11-game...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Wall returns as Wizards clinch playoff spot

    Watch: NBA roundup: Wall returns as Wizards clinch playoff spot

    Otto Porter Jr. scored 26 points and Bradley Beal pitched in with 22 points as the Washington Wizards defeated the Charlotte Hornets for the first time this season, winning 107-93 on Saturday afternoon at Capital One Arena in Washington D.C. With...