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  • Watch: Deguara's extraordinary buzzer-beater

    Watch: Deguara's extraordinary buzzer-beater

      Samuel Deguara caught the headlines in the ASEAN Basketball League after scoring a three-pointer from his defensive end during Mono Vampire's match against Saigon Heat. The Maltese professional, who joined the Thai club earlier this season,...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: James, Cavs take down Thunder

    Watch: NBA roundup: James, Cavs take down Thunder

    LeBron James scored 37 points as the visiting Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 120-112 on Tuesday. James shot 14 of 23 from the field and added eight assists and eight rebounds. It was his 417th career 30-point game and fifth...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Jazz edge Spurs for 10th win in row

    Watch: NBA roundup: Jazz edge Spurs for 10th win in row

    Donovan Mitchell scored 25 points, including a go-ahead jumper with 39.2 seconds left, to lift the Utah Jazz to a 101-99 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Monday in Salt Lake City. The Jazz (29-28) climbed above .500 and extended their winning...

  • Vassallo appointed referee in World Cup qualifier

    Vassallo appointed referee in World Cup qualifier

    Local international Basketball referee Bernard Vassallo will travel to Italy this week as he was appointed to officiate a Women's FIBA World Cup qualification match, between Italy and Macedonia, at Palaravizza in Pavia.  The match is valid for...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: James, retooled Cavs roll in Boston

    Watch: NBA roundup: James, retooled Cavs roll in Boston

    On the day the Celtics retired Paul Pierce's number, LeBron James stole the spotlight, leading the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers to a 121-99 victory against former teammate Kyrie Irving and host Boston on Sunday. James had 24 points, 10 assists and...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Kerr fastest to 250 wins after topping Spurs

    Watch: NBA roundup: Kerr fastest to 250 wins after topping Spurs

    Steve Kerr became the fastest coach to 250 wins in NBA history Saturday night, getting the better of old pal Gregg Popovich in the Golden State Warriors' 122-105 victory over the San Antonio Spurs in Oakland, Calif. Zaza Pachulia scored 10 of his...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Clippers get best of Pistons, Griffin

    Watch: NBA roundup: Clippers get best of Pistons, Griffin

    Blake Griffin scored 19 points in his first game against his old team Friday night, but the Los Angeles Clippers used a fourth-quarter flurry to overtake the Detroit Pistons 108-95 in Detroit in a duel of two teams involved in a big trade two...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Celtics edge Wizards in OT

    Watch: NBA roundup: Celtics edge Wizards in OT

    Kyrie Irving poured in 28 points to help keep the Boston Celtics in first place in the Eastern Conference with a 110-104 overtime win against the host Washington Wizards 110-104 on Thursday. Irving's efforts were aided by 18 points from Jaylen...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: LeBron's heroics lift Cavs to OT win

    Watch: NBA roundup: LeBron's heroics lift Cavs to OT win

    LeBron James capped his 64th career triple-double with an 18-foot, fadeaway jumper at the buzzer to lift the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 140-138 overtime victory over the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday. James finished with 37 points, 10...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Porzingis tears ACL in Knicks' loss

    Watch: NBA roundup: Porzingis tears ACL in Knicks' loss

    The New York Knicks lost a game and their star player Tuesday night. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 23 points, 11 rebounds and six assists as the visiting Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Knicks in a game that included New York's Kristaps Porzingis tearing...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Clippers stun Mavs

    Watch: NBA roundup: Clippers stun Mavs

    Dirk Nowitzki became the sixth NBA player to reach the 50,000-minute milestone, but Danilo Gallinari stole the spotlight with two lead-changing free throws with 24 seconds remaining Monday, helping the host Los Angeles Clippers overtake the Dallas...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Celtics top Trail Blazers at buzzer

    Watch: NBA roundup: Celtics top Trail Blazers at buzzer

    Al Horford's step-back 20-foot jumper at the buzzer gave the Boston Celtics a come-from-behind 97-96 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday at TD Garden. Horford collected 22 points, 10 rebounds and five assists for the injury-ridden...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Rockets rip apart Cavs

    Watch: NBA roundup: Rockets rip apart Cavs

    Chris Paul flirted with a triple-double and James Harden facilitated with ease as the Houston Rockets trounced the defenseless Cleveland Cavaliers 120-88 on Saturday in Cleveland. Paul finished with 22 points, eight rebounds and 11 assists. The...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Parker returns as Bucks win in final second

    Watch: NBA roundup: Parker returns as Bucks win in final second

    Jabari Parker scored 12 points in his first game since February of last season and Giannis Antetokounmpo capped off a 29-point night by scoring with a second left as the Milwaukee Bucks held on for a 92-90 victory over the New York Knicks on...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Pistons win in Griffin's debut

    Watch: NBA roundup: Pistons win in Griffin's debut

    Blake Griffin generated the buzz, but it was Anthony Tolliver who made the key plays down the stretch to help the Detroit Pistons create a winning streak. Tolliver scored five points in the last 1:48 and won a crucial jump ball in the final...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Blazers' McCollum scores 50

    Watch: NBA roundup: Blazers' McCollum scores 50

    CJ McCollum bombed in a career-high 50 points as the Portland Trail Blazers breezed past the visiting Chicago Bulls 124-108 on Wednesday. McCollum was 18 of 25 from the field, 6 of 9 from 3-point range and 8 of 8 from the free-throw line in a...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Harden scores 60 in triple-double

    Watch: NBA roundup: Harden scores 60 in triple-double

    James Harden scored a franchise-record 60 points while posting a triple-double, almost singlehandedly carrying the short-handed Houston Rockets to a 114-107 victory over the visiting Orlando Magic on Tuesday. Harden shot 19 of 30 from the floor...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Antetokounmpo lifts Bucks to 4th straight win

    Watch: NBA roundup: Antetokounmpo lifts Bucks to 4th straight win

    Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 31 points and Matthew Dellavedova added 10 in the fourth quarter as the Milwaukee Bucks extended their winning streak to four games with a 107-95 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers Monday night at the Bradley...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Westbrook carries Thunder past 76ers

    Watch: NBA roundup: Westbrook carries Thunder past 76ers

    Russell Westbrook barely missed a triple-double with 37 points, 14 assists and nine rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder held on for a 122-112 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Sunday evening at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Paul George finished...

  • Watch: NBA roundup: Curry pours in 49 against Celtics

    Watch: NBA roundup: Curry pours in 49 against Celtics

    Stephen Curry poured in 31 of his season-high 49 points in the second half Saturday night, including consecutive hoops to break a late tie, rallying the Golden State Warriors to a 109-105 victory over the Boston Celtics in a nationally televised...