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
Cavs coach seeks more aggressive LeBron James after NBA playoff loss
Triple-double not enough? Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue wants the four-time MVP to set the tone early @afp Published 10:50 AM, April 17, 2018 Updated 10:55 AM, April 17, 2018 TAKE CHARGE. LeBron James looks to get going early as the Cleveland Cavaliers try to rebound against the Indiana Pacers. Read more
No Curry, no problem as Warriors rout Spurs
Raptors and Sixers pick up wins in the NBA playoffs opening day @afp Published 12:26 PM, April 15, 2018 Updated 12:26 PM, April 15, 2018 24 POINTS. Kevin Durant #35 of the Golden State Warriors shoots over Dejounte Murray #5 of the San Antonio Spurs in the first quarter... Read more
NBA bans Wizards guard Meeks 25 games for doping violation
Jodie Meeks tests positive for banned substances ipamorelin and growth hormone releasing peptide-2 @afp Published 12:01 PM, April 14, 2018 Updated 12:01 PM, April 14, 2018 SIDELINED. Washington Wizards’ Jodie Meeks will miss 25 games after testing positive for growth hormones in violation of the league’s anti-drug policy. Read more
Charlotte Hornets dump Steve Clifford as coach after 5 seasons
The Hornets miss the playoffs for the 3rd time in 4 years, Read more
Record 62 international players seeing action in 2018 NBA playoffs
All 16 NBA playoff teams have at least 1 international player, with the Utah Jazz and Philadelphia 76ers featuring league-highs 7 each Published 7:12 PM, April 13, 2018 Updated 7:12 PM, April 13, 2018 WORLD’S BEST. Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics is among the 62 international players seeing... Read more
Zark’s-LPU sweeps twice-to-beat CEU, sets up semis clash with Marinerong Pilipino
The 21-5 run in the 4th quarter steals the game from the Scorpion squad in D-League action Published 7:11 PM, April 12, 2018 Updated 7:11 PM, April 12, 2018 HERO. Jesper Ayaay stood in the spotlight for Zark’s, scoring 7 of his 15 points in the payoff period including... Read more
Sixers extend win streak, T’Wolves snap playoff drought
The Sixers have won a franchise record 16 straight which also sets a league record for the best winning streak to end a season @afp Published 3:02 PM, April 12, 2018 Updated 3:02 PM, April 12, 2018 YOUTH. Markelle Fultz is the youngest player in NBA history with a... Read more
Westbrook averages triple-double for second straight season
Westbrook earns his 16th rebound with 9 minutes left in the 3rd to become the first NBA player who averages a triple double in multiple seasons @afp Published 2:32 PM, April 12, 2018 Updated 2:32 PM, April 12, 2018 RECORD. Russell Westbrook continues to average a triple double this... Read more
Ex-TNT import Glen Rice Jr. cut from Israeli league, punching incident apparently the last straw
‘Glen started to lose it a long time ago.’ Published 1:50 PM, April 11, 2018 Updated 1:50 PM, April 11, 2018 HOT HEADED. Glen Rice Jr punching Guy Pnini is the last straw after his other misdemeanors, including threatening fans and slamming the ball whenever he doesn’t get favorable... Read more