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# basketball - Today’s News

From The42 Teen sensation Williamson, Lillard and Young among those to offer light on dark day for NBA Games Go Ahead This post contains videos

Teen sensation Williamson, Lillard and Young among those to offer light on dark day for NBA

The tragic death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna, in a helicopter crash led to a sombre Sunday in the NBA.

'Words can't describe the pain': Tributes paid to basketball star Kobe Bryant following his death RIP

'Words can't describe the pain': Tributes paid to basketball star Kobe Bryant following his death

The 41-year old was killed in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles on Sunday.

# basketball - Yesterday’s News

From The42 American pair combine for 43 points as Killester end 15-year wait for National Cup title BBall

American pair combine for 43 points as Killester end 15-year wait for National Cup title

Singleton SuperValu Brunell lost out 82-59 at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght.

From The42 LeBron 'happy to be in any conversation with Kobe' after passing his points tally Point Break

LeBron 'happy to be in any conversation with Kobe' after passing his points tally

Lakers star LeBron James recounted how Kobe Bryant inspired him after overtaking the NBA icon.

# basketball - Saturday 25 January, 2020

From The42 MVP Murphy's 33-point haul inspires Templeogue to National Cup title Unstoppable

MVP Murphy's 33-point haul inspires Templeogue to National Cup title

Griffith College Templeogue reigned supreme for the third time in five years at a sold-out National Arena in Tallaght.

# basketball - Thursday 23 January, 2020

From The42 Teenage NBA sensation backed to continue shining after dazzling debut Potential

Teenage NBA sensation backed to continue shining after dazzling debut

The number one overall draft pick, Zion Williamson, belatedly made his regular-season bow following knee surgery.

# basketball - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

From The42 Clippers edge Mavs after Leonard and Doncic shoot 36 apiece Match-up This post contains videos

Clippers edge Mavs after Leonard and Doncic shoot 36 apiece

Leonard got the better of Doncic on a brilliant first-half dunk and the final scoreboard.

# basketball - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

From The42 Celtics hand Lakers 'butt-whipping', Simmons 'ridiculously dominant' in Philly win NBA

Celtics hand Lakers 'butt-whipping', Simmons 'ridiculously dominant' in Philly win

An epic Monday in the NBA served up surprise losses, overtime thrillers and brilliant displays from Ben Simmons and Damian Lillard.

# basketball - Saturday 18 January, 2020

From The42 'If it's too much for anybody, stay the f*** out' - Irving defends criticism of Brooklyn Nets team-mates Explicit

'If it's too much for anybody, stay the f*** out' - Irving defends criticism of Brooklyn Nets team-mates

The 27-year-old made headlines this week for his comments after their loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.

# basketball - Thursday 16 January, 2020

From The42 Magic end Lakers' streak, Rockets lose Hoops

Magic end Lakers' streak, Rockets lose

LeBron James had a double-double, but the Los Angeles Lakers were stunned by the Orlando Magic.

# basketball - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

From The42 LeBron leads Lakers past Cavs to ninth straight win, Gilgeous-Alexander breaks Shaq record NBA This post contains videos

LeBron leads Lakers past Cavs to ninth straight win, Gilgeous-Alexander breaks Shaq record

The Los Angeles Lakers cruised to a ninth straight win to continue their fine form in the NBA.

# basketball - Monday 13 January, 2020

From The42 Nuggets top Kawhi's Clippers, Irving returns after prolonged absence Ballin' This post contains videos

Nuggets top Kawhi's Clippers, Irving returns after prolonged absence

The Los Angeles Clippers fell to the Denver Nuggets as Kyrie Irving made his long-awaited comeback.

# basketball - Saturday 4 January, 2020

From The42 Harden hits 44 points in Rockets victory while Davis and LeBron shine for Lakers Wrap

Harden hits 44 points in Rockets victory while Davis and LeBron shine for Lakers

There was plenty of NBA action on Friday.

# basketball - Thursday 2 January, 2020

From The42 Davis issues Lakers warning, Melo scores season-high on New York return NBA This post contains videos

Davis issues Lakers warning, Melo scores season-high on New York return

And LeBron James paid tribute to late league commissioner David Stern, who died yesterday.

# basketball - Saturday 28 December, 2019

From The42 LeBron 'couldn't care less' about criticism from trainer of Lakers team-mate Keeping Calm

LeBron 'couldn't care less' about criticism from trainer of Lakers team-mate

Clint Parks took to Instagram on Friday to claim the player is not working as hard as fellow NBA superstar Kawhi Leonard.

# basketball - Thursday 26 December, 2019

From The42 Kawhi Leonard leads Clippers to defeat of Lakers as 76ers impress with win over Bucks Christmas Feast

Kawhi Leonard leads Clippers to defeat of Lakers as 76ers impress with win over Bucks

The Golden State Warriors were also winners on the NBA’s five-game Christmas extravaganza.

# basketball - Sunday 22 December, 2019

From The42 Isaiah Thomas ejected from game for confronting fan who wanted free dessert Frosty Relations This post contains videos

Isaiah Thomas ejected from game for confronting fan who wanted free dessert

The fan was annoyed he had missed out on a free Frosty.

# basketball - Sunday 15 December, 2019

From The42 'I think in three years' time, there will be an Irish player in the NBA' Talent

'I think in three years' time, there will be an Irish player in the NBA'

Journalist and author Emmet Ryan on touring Europe for his new book, Irish basketball’s great hope Aidan Harris Igiehon and more.

# basketball - Monday 9 December, 2019

From The42 Ex-Boston Celtics player fined for not looking at Chinese flag during national anthem Sanction

Ex-Boston Celtics player fined for not looking at Chinese flag during national anthem

Guerschon Yabusele now plays for Nanjing Tongxi Monkey King.

# basketball - Sunday 1 December, 2019

From The42 James Harden scores 60 points - and then sits out the entire fourth quarter Fear The Beard

James Harden scores 60 points - and then sits out the entire fourth quarter

Only Kobe Bryant (six) and Wilt Chamberlain (32) have more 60-point games than Harden now.

# basketball - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

From The42 Kawhi and George stop Doncic's Mavs as Clippers extend streak NBA

Kawhi and George stop Doncic's Mavs as Clippers extend streak

Kawhi Leonard and Paul George combined for 54 points in the Los Angeles Clippers’ 114-99 win over the Dallas Mavericks.

# basketball - Monday 25 November, 2019

From The42 Kawhi's Clippers stay hot against Pelicans as Doncic erupts in Houston NBA Sunday

Kawhi's Clippers stay hot against Pelicans as Doncic erupts in Houston

The Los Angeles Clippers won again on Sunday, while Luka Doncic led the Dallas Mavericks past the Houston Rockets.

# basketball - Thursday 21 November, 2019

From The42 Superstars Kawhi and George combine for 42 points in first Clippers game together NBA This post contains videos

Superstars Kawhi and George combine for 42 points in first Clippers game together

Luka Doncic showed no mercy against the struggling Golden State Warriors, while Ben Simmons landed his first NBA three-pointer.

# basketball - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

From The42 Harden and Westbrook extend win streak, while Doncic joins LeBron with record feat NBA This post contains videos

Harden and Westbrook extend win streak, while Doncic joins LeBron with record feat

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic became the second ever 20-year-old to record a 40-point triple-double.

# basketball - Monday 18 November, 2019

From The42 LeBron James: I'm just trying to put on a show for 'one of the greatest' Kobe Bryant NBA This post contains videos

LeBron James: I'm just trying to put on a show for 'one of the greatest' Kobe Bryant

Elsewhere, the Kings snapped Boston Celtics’ 10-game winning streak.

# basketball - Sunday 17 November, 2019

From The42 Harden scores 49 points in Rockets win, Kawhi-less Clippers crush Hawks NBA

Harden scores 49 points in Rockets win, Kawhi-less Clippers crush Hawks

James Harden led the Houston Rockets to their seventh successive win on Saturday, while Paul George starred for the Los Angeles Clippers.

# basketball - Friday 15 November, 2019

From The42 'I thought I was terrible,' says NBA star of 33-point Clippers debut after rave review from coach Not Impressed This post contains videos

'I thought I was terrible,' says NBA star of 33-point Clippers debut after rave review from coach

Paul George feels his first appearance was far from ‘sensational’.

# basketball - Thursday 14 November, 2019

From The42 Clippers coach Doc Rivers ejected to delight of son, Rockets guard Austin NBA This post contains videos

Clippers coach Doc Rivers ejected to delight of son, Rockets guard Austin

Austin Rivers enjoyed seeing his father Doc Rivers ejected from Wednesday’s clash between the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers.

# basketball - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

From The42 Struggling Warriors' injury crisis deepens as Damion Lee fractures hand

Struggling Warriors' injury crisis deepens as Damion Lee fractures hand

With Steph Curry requiring surgery and Klay Thompson still out, the Golden State Warriors will now be without guard Damion Lee.

From The42 Kawhi struggles against former team Raptors but Clippers find way to win NBA This post contains videos

Kawhi struggles against former team Raptors but Clippers find way to win

The Boston Celtics extended their unbeaten streak while NBA scoring leader James Harden netted 39 points for the Rockets.

# basketball - Sunday 10 November, 2019

From The42 Celtics go seven-in-a-row, Warriors lose and red-hot Harden sparks Rockets Winning Streak This post contains videos

Celtics go seven-in-a-row, Warriors lose and red-hot Harden sparks Rockets

The Boston Celtics have not lost since dropping their season opener.

# basketball - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

From The42 LeBron's third straight triple-double helps Lakers to continue streak with 19-point comeback Sending A Message

LeBron's third straight triple-double helps Lakers to continue streak with 19-point comeback

LeBron James maintained his red-hot form as the Los Angeles Lakers extended their winning streak on Tuesday.

# basketball - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

From The42 Philadelphia suffer first loss of season, while depleted Warriors claim first win at new arena NBA This post contains videos

Philadelphia suffer first loss of season, while depleted Warriors claim first win at new arena

Golden State were without Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and D’Angelo Russell last night.

# basketball - Monday 4 November, 2019

From The42 LeBron's Lakers win fifth straight game, Kawhi leads Clippers Hoops

LeBron's Lakers win fifth straight game, Kawhi leads Clippers

James recorded his second successive triple-double courtesy of 21 points, 13 assists and 11 rebounds.

# basketball - Friday 25 October, 2019

From The42 Kawhi's Clippers upstage Warriors in Chase Center bow, Giannis and Bucks down Rockets New Digs

Kawhi's Clippers upstage Warriors in Chase Center bow, Giannis and Bucks down Rockets

The Warriors lost 141-122 in their first game away from Oracle Arena.

# basketball - Thursday 24 October, 2019

From The42 Kyrie Irving dazzles with 50 points in record-setting debut - but Nets lose in OT On Fire

Kyrie Irving dazzles with 50 points in record-setting debut - but Nets lose in OT

Minnesota Timberwolve came out on top as Irving’s big score wasn’t enough.

# basketball - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

From The42 Kawhi's Clippers win battle of LA against LeBron and Lakers, Raptors open defence on a high It's Back Baby This post contains videos

Kawhi's Clippers win battle of LA against LeBron and Lakers, Raptors open defence on a high

The 2019-20 NBA season is officially underway after opening night.

# basketball - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

From The42 Steph Curry 'not a Hall of Famer yet,' insists Jordan No Dice This post contains videos

Steph Curry 'not a Hall of Famer yet,' insists Jordan

The three-time NBA champion is not quite good enough yet according to the Chicago Bulls legend.

# basketball - Monday 21 October, 2019

From The42 Young Pelicans star Zion Williamson out for up to eight weeks following knee surgery NBA

Young Pelicans star Zion Williamson out for up to eight weeks following knee surgery

The New Orleans Pelicans announced that Williamson, the first overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, had knee surgery on Monday.

# basketball - Tuesday 24 September, 2019

From The42 New signing Kevin Durant expected to miss entire season for Brooklyn Nets Huge Blow

New signing Kevin Durant expected to miss entire season for Brooklyn Nets

The 10-time All-Star tore his Achilles in Game 5 of the NBA Finals in June.

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