Tag: North America

Clippers win in OT to snap Grizzlies’ 5-game winning streak

By Steve Dilbeck | AP November 23 at 8:32 PM LOS ANGELES — Two early surprises to the NBA season met Friday and regulation wasn’t enough to settle things. The surging Memphis… Read more »

Barnes scores season-high 28 as Mavericks beat Nets 119-113

By Schuyler Dixon | AP November 22 at 12:14 AM DALLAS — Devin Harris didn’t return to the game when the Dallas guard was replaced shortly after scoring eight straight points to… Read more »

Wall, Beal, Green help Wizards rally past Clippers 125-118

Washington Wizards forward Jeff Green (32) dunks against Los Angeles Clippers forward Tobias Harris (34), guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2), and forward Montrezl Harrell, back right, during the second half of… Read more »

NBA Wrap: Kemba Walker takes over vs Celtics, Julius Randle’s historic triple-double, top of the …

Kemba Walker has been phenomenal. There’s no two ways about it. One game after dropping 60 points on the Philadelphia 76ers, the dynamic point guard finished with 43 points in… Read more »

NBA Wrap: Warriors fall again to drop down Western Conference ladder, Marc Gasol does it all in …

And just like that, the Golden State Warriors are no longer the No. 1 team in the Western Conference. Without Stephen Curry for their sixth straight game, the Warriors lost… Read more »

LeBron James spits fire in dominant return to Miami

LeBron James has shattered a series of Kobe Bryant Laker records as he caught fire in his return to Miami on Monday (AEDT). James also snapped some of his own… Read more »

2019 NBA Draft No. 1 prospect Zion Williamson is the new game

Nuclear war. Sad clowns. An ageing relative leaning into the first sentence of a wheezy tirade. Now you can add NBA Draft enigma Zion Williamson to the list of scariest… Read more »

Billionaire Washington Capitals owner doesn’t fear sports betting — it’s ‘no different than Wall Street’

Getty Images Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis, whose team won the Stanley Cup in June, sounds upbeat about sports betting. As sports betting ramps up in the U.S., the billionaire… Read more »

NBA: Ben Simmons must learn to sacrifice to get most out of new Philadelphia 76ers teammate …

Australian NBA star Ben Simmons must learn how to sacrifice to get the most out of Philadelphia’s major signing Jimmy Butler in their championship push. That’s the belief of Australian… Read more »

LeBron James’ dunk, Tyson Chandler’s block lift Los Angeles Lakers over Atlanta Hawks

Tyson Chandler had quite a week with the Lakers. Plucked from last-place Phoenix, Chandler played a key defensive role in his first three games with his new team, helping them… Read more »

Tony Parker has 24 points, Hornets beat Pistons 113-103

Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin and Charlotte Hornets center Cody Zeller (40) reach for the rebound during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, in… Read more »

Pascal Siakam scores 23 as Raptors beat Knicks 128-112

OAKLAND, Calif. — Kevin Durant had 28 points and 11 assists, Quinn Cook scored a season-high 27 in place of injured Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors used another… Read more »

NBA Briefs: Jimmy’s gesture, CJ’s disrespectful move, Rookie’s dunk of the year

BEFORE the 2018/19 NBA season got underway, stories emerged of a disgruntled NBA superstar tearing shreds through his teammates at practice. The Minnesota Timberwolves were falling apart before the first… Read more »

Nurkic scores 19, Trail Blazers defeat Timberwolves 111-81

By Erik Gundersen | AP November 5 at 12:56 AM PORTLAND, Ore. — Life is good for the Portland Trail Blazers 10 games into the season. Jusuf Nurkic had 19 points and… Read more »

NBA: Ben Simmons’ 76ers vs Nets live coverage, scores, updates, highlights

BEN Simmons dropped an impressive double-double, but that wasn’t the story of the game. The Philadelphia 76ers turned the ball over 27 times The Philadelphia 76ers gave up 15 offensive… Read more »

NBA: 76ers look awful in Brooklyn; Giannis crowns Kings

PHILADELPHIA’S worrying start to the NBA season reached a critical juncture in a 122-97 bloodbath in Brooklyn on Monday (AEST). After taking their record to 6-4 with a win against… Read more »

With NBA’s worst D, other issues, Wall’s Wizards start 1-7

Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) goes to the basket against Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Nov. 2, 2018,… Read more »

Joe Ingles keeps draining shots from downtown

JOE Ingles had 11 points in the opening quarter and hit an impressive career milestone during Utah’s NBA clash against Memphis on Saturday (AEDT). The likeable Aussie, who has made… Read more »

2.19m tall superfreak Bol Bol is about to break the NBA

It’s been two years since news.com.au first reported on teen superfreak Bol Bol and his projected path to the NBA — and two years later there’s reason to be believe… Read more »

NBA Briefs: Joel Embiid leads the way for Sixers; Young gun catches fire; Cavs’ misery continues

DE’AARON Fox set career highs with 31 points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds for his first career triple-double, and the Sacramento Kings beat the Atlanta Hawks 146-115 for their fifth… Read more »