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  • Watch: NBA roundup: Durant returns from injury, gets tossed

    Watch: NBA roundup: Durant returns from injury, gets tossed

    Giannis Antetokounmpo had a game-high 32 points and Khris Middleton added 23 Thursday night as the Milwaukee Bucks ran past the Golden State Warriors 116-107 in Oakland, Calif., in a game that featured the ejection of Kevin Durant. Eric Bledsoe...

  • Watch: LeBron, Walker make history in Charlotte

    Watch: LeBron, Walker make history in Charlotte

    LeBron James had 41 points to match a record held by Michael Jordan and lead the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers to a 118-105 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Wednesday. James has now scored at least 10 points in 866 consecutive games, tying the...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Heat crush low-scoring Cavs

    Watch: NBA roundup: Heat crush low-scoring Cavs

    The Miami Heat led from the outset and routed the visiting Cavaliers 98-79 on Tuesday, holding Cleveland to its lowest point total of the season. Miami's Kelly Olynyk scored a game-high 19 points and grabbed five rebounds in 25 minutes off the bench.

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Sixers notch big win as Fultz returns

    Watch: NBA roundup: Sixers notch big win as Fultz returns

    Outscoring the visiting Denver Nuggets 34-15 in the third quarter, the Philadelphia 76ers moved a step closer to locking down home-court advantage for the first round of the NBA playoffs with a 123-104 win Monday night. Seven players scored in...

  • Watch: Hibs and Luxol eye more silverware

    Watch: Hibs and Luxol eye more silverware

    BUPA Luxol and Hibernians will be fighting for silverware for the fourth time this season when they go head to head in the BOV KO final on Saturday. So far, these two teams have met each other in three other finals this season with Luxol holding...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Pacers, Sixers clinch playoff berths

    Watch: NBA roundup: Pacers, Sixers clinch playoff berths

    Victor Oladipo scored 23 points, including a key overtime 3-pointer, to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 113-107 victory over the Miami Heat on Sunday in Indianapolis. Darren Collison scored eight of his 12 points in overtime as the Pacers clinched a...

  • Watch: MBA increase foreigners' quota to three as from next season

    Watch: MBA increase foreigners' quota to three as from next season

    The Malta Basketball Association have decided to increase the foreigners' quota for its senior competitions to three overseas players after an agreement was reached by the governing body's Council last week. At present, local basketball teams can...

  • Patus, Brincat earn player of the month's awards

    Patus, Brincat earn player of the month's awards

    Hibernians’ Chad Patus is the BOV Basketball Men’s Division One player of the Month for February 2018. The Canadian forward won his sixth individual award for his performances during the month of February 2018. Chad totalled 89 points in 4 matches...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Rockets notch franchise-record 59th win

    Watch: NBA roundup: Rockets notch franchise-record 59th win

    James Harden paired a game-high 27 points with eight assists and Clint Capela produced a monster effort on both ends as the Houston Rockets extended their winning streak to eight games with a 114-91 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Curry sprains MCL in Warriors' win

    Watch: NBA roundup: Curry sprains MCL in Warriors' win

    Stephen Curry scored 29 points in 25 minutes before sustaining a sprained MCL in his left knee as the Golden State Warriors beat the Atlanta Hawks 106-94 Friday in Oakland, Calif. Curry, making a comeback from a sprained right ankle that forced...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Walker leads Hornets to record-setting blowout

    Watch: NBA roundup: Walker leads Hornets to record-setting blowout

    Kemba Walker and the Charlotte Hornets delivered the Memphis Grizzlies a historic beatdown on Thursday night. Walker scored 35 of his 46 points in the first half as the Hornets routed the visiting Grizzlies, 140-79, the largest margin of victory...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: LeBron, Love power Cavs over Raptors

    Watch: NBA roundup: LeBron, Love power Cavs over Raptors

    LeBron James hit two free throws with 7.8 seconds left and finished with 35 points, 17 assists and seven rebounds to lead the host Cleveland Cavaliers to a 132-129 win over the Eastern Conference-leading Toronto Raptors on Wednesday. Kevin Love...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Rockets end Blazers' 13-game win streak

    Watch: NBA roundup: Rockets end Blazers' 13-game win streak

    James Harden poured in 42 points to lift the visiting Houston Rockets to a 115-111 victory over the Trail Blazers on Tuesday night, ending Portland's 13-game winning streak. Chris Paul added 22 points, including a pair of free throws with 1.3...

  • Luxol girls crowned champions

    Luxol girls crowned champions

    Hibs 44Luxol 49 (8-13, 13-7, 7-17, 16-12) Luxol won the Under 23 women’s championship after a low scoring final that could have gone either way. Captain Christina Curmi was happy to raise the winning trophy after the match. “The game was, as...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Green injured as Warriors held to 75 points

    Watch: NBA roundup: Green injured as Warriors held to 75 points

    LaMarcus Aldridge took advantage of the absence of Golden State Warriors defensive ace Draymond Green to score 18 of his game-high 33 points in the fourth quarter Monday night, lifting the San Antonio Spurs to an 89-75 victory at AT&T Center in...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Westbrook, Thunder end Raptors' win streak

    Watch: NBA roundup: Westbrook, Thunder end Raptors' win streak

    Russell Westbrook capped his 23rd triple-double of 37 points, 14 assists and 13 rebounds by hitting the tiebreaking layup with 39.7 seconds remaining as the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped the host Toronto Raptors' team-record, 11-game winning...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Grizzlies snap 19-game skid

    Watch: NBA roundup: Grizzlies snap 19-game skid

    Dillon Brooks scored 24 points and Tyreke Evans added 20 points and seven assists as the Memphis Grizzlies ended a 19-game losing streak by beating the visiting Denver Nuggets 101-94. Wayne Selden scored 16 points on 6-of-7 shooting and Marc Gasol...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Streaking Raptors outlast Mavericks in OT

    Watch: NBA roundup: Streaking Raptors outlast Mavericks in OT

    DeMar DeRozan scored five of his game-high 29 points in overtime Friday night, including the go-ahead hoop with 53.1 seconds remaining, helping the Toronto Raptors survive a scare from the Dallas Mavericks in a 122-115 victory at Air Canada Centre...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Blazers clip Cavs for 11th straight win

    Watch: NBA roundup: Blazers clip Cavs for 11th straight win

    CJ McCollum and Damian Lillard combined for 53 points as the Portland Trail Blazers swept to their 11th straight victory, a 113-105 decision over the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday night. McCollum scored 29 points and Lillard added 24...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Wizards nip Celtics in 2OTs

    Watch: NBA roundup: Wizards nip Celtics in 2OTs

    Otto Porter Jr. and Markieff Morris hit 3-pointers and Bradley Beal capped a 34-point performance with a three-point play, helping the visiting Washington Wizards run away from the short-handed Boston Celtics in the second overtime Wednesday night...