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Spurs play with heavy hearts vs Warriors; Embiid shines in NBA playoff debut
Playing minus their grief-stricken coach, the Spurs on brink of elimination; Embiid returns from 10-game absence @afp Published 4:05 PM, April 20, 2018 Updated 4:05 PM, April 20, 2018 SAD DAY. The Spurs played minus coach Gregg Popovich, whose wife died from a long-term illness. Read more
The reason New Orleans boasts a 3-0 lead over Portland? Jrue Holiday
Eyebrows were raised when Jrue Holiday inked a $126 million contract with the Pelicans. Today, those eyebrows remain raised, but for all the right reasons. Published 2:16 PM, April 20, 2018 Updated 2:16 PM, April 20, 2018 TWO-WAY PLAYER. The Pelicans may just complete an upset of the Blazers... Read more
Kiefer Ravena gets feelers from 3 NBL teams in Australia
While open to playing overseas, the PBA star rookie intends to focus on NLEX’s campaign Naveen Ganglani @naveenganglani Published 3:36 PM, April 19, 2018 Updated 3:36 PM, April 19, 2018 MANILA, Philippines – There was always something special about Kiefer Ravena. Read more
LeBron’s epic start carries Cavs past Pacers
The NBA superstar unleashes 46 points as Cleveland levels series @afp Published 10:28 AM, April 19, 2018 Updated 10:28 AM, April 19, 2018 ALL BUSINESS. LeBron James proves yet again he’s among the best playoff performers. Read more
Celtics roll past Bucks, take 2-0 series lead
Jaylen Brown unleashes 30 points in 33 minutes to lead Boston’s dominant showing @afp Published 11:38 AM, April 18, 2018 Updated 11:38 AM, April 18, 2018 CAREER-HIGH. Boston Celtics gave Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks a hard time as Jaylen Brown (right) became the youngest Celtics player in... Read more
Wizards spellbound by rampant Raptors
DeRozan matches career-playoff high, tows Raptors to 2-0 lead @afp Published 10:48 AM, April 18, 2018 Updated 10:48 AM, April 18, 2018 OWNED. Kyle Lowry and the Toronto Raptors get to stop John Wall and the Washington Wizards anew in Game Two of the NBA Eastern Conference First Round. Read more
Sixers, Mavericks to play NBA pre-season games in China
Rookie of the Year candidate Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid, Dirk Nowitzki banner contests in Shanghai and Shenzen @afp Published 9:49 AM, April 18, 2018 Updated 9:49 AM, April 18, 2018 EXCITED. “Getting a chance to play all over the world has always been a dream,” says Ben Simmons. Read more
Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson star as Warriors sink Spurs
Still minus Steph Curry, the reigning NBA champions bank on a huge second half to roll past the Spurs anew @afp Published 2:09 PM, April 17, 2018 Updated 2:11 PM, April 17, 2018 ON TOP. Kevin Durant powers the Golden State Warriors to a 2-0 series lead over the... Read more
Dwyane Wade turns in vintage performance as Heat burn Sixers  in Game 2
The 36-year-old NBA champion turns back the clock on the way to a 28-point outburst in 25 minutes @afp Published 11:51 AM, April 17, 2018 Updated 11:51 AM, April 17, 2018 ON FIRE. Dwyane Wade watches his shot sink in as the Miami Heat stun the Philadelphia Sixers’ home... Read more