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# nba - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Rockets ship Westbrook off to Wizards in exchange of point guards NBA

Rockets ship Westbrook off to Wizards in exchange of point guards

The 2017 MVP has been traded to Washington Wizards for former first round draft pick John Wall.

# nba - Friday 20 November, 2020

From The42 Cruel blow as Warriors star Klay Thompson set to miss another full season with new injury Splash Bro

Cruel blow as Warriors star Klay Thompson set to miss another full season with new injury

‘These are those phone calls when the colour drains from your face,’ Warriors GM Bob Myers said.

# nba - Thursday 19 November, 2020

From The42 Timberwolves take Edwards first overall in NBA draft Draft Day

Timberwolves take Edwards first overall in NBA draft

Michael Jordan’s Charlotte Hornets took LaMelo Ball with the third overall pick.

# nba - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

From The42 Ten-time All-Star joins Phoenix Suns from Thunder in blockbuster deal NBA

Ten-time All-Star joins Phoenix Suns from Thunder in blockbuster deal

The Oklahoma City Thunder will acquire four players and a draft for Chris Paul.

# nba - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

10-time NBA championship winner and Boston Celtics legend dies aged 86

Tommy Heinsohn was part of the Celtics team which dominated US basketball during the late 1950s to mid-1960s.

# nba - Monday 12 October, 2020

From The42 LeBron’s Los Angeles Lakers defeat Miami Heat to snatch NBA title Bubble Burst

LeBron’s Los Angeles Lakers defeat Miami Heat to snatch NBA title

The team’s leader scored a triple-double and was named Finals MVP.

# nba - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Butler puts the brakes on LA Lakers' bid for record-equalling 17th NBA title

The Lakers still lead Miami Heat 3-2 in the series and can secure the title with a game-six victory on Sunday.

# nba - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

From The42 LeBron and Lakers on the brink of NBA title after six-point win over Miami Game 4

LeBron and Lakers on the brink of NBA title after six-point win over Miami

Anthony Davis and LeBron James combined for 50 points as the Lakers took a 3-1 series lead.

# nba - Monday 5 October, 2020

From The42 Jimmy Butler carries Miami Heat to 11-point win over LA Lakers NBA

Jimmy Butler carries Miami Heat to 11-point win over LA Lakers

The Heat secured their first win of the NBA Finals series.

# nba - Thursday 1 October, 2020

From The42 Lakers power past Heat in NBA Finals opener Strong Start

Lakers power past Heat in NBA Finals opener

After a 10-year absence from the championship series, the Lakers returned with a vengeance.

# nba - Monday 28 September, 2020

Miami Heat power into NBA finals with win over Boston Celtics

The Celtics lost the Eastern Conference final for the third time in four years.

# nba - Sunday 27 September, 2020

LeBron's triple-double leads the Lakers to their first NBA Finals in a decade

They’ll meet the winner of the Eastern Conference decider between Miami Heat and Boston Celtics.

# nba - Saturday 26 September, 2020

From The42 Boston Celtics keep season alive with victory over Miami Heat Bubble Ball

Boston Celtics keep season alive with victory over Miami Heat

“We know what’s at stake: We lose and go home,” Boston’s Jayson Tatum said after the game.

# nba - Friday 25 September, 2020

From The42 Lakers overcome Murray magic to take 3-1 lead Western Finals This post contains videos

Lakers overcome Murray magic to take 3-1 lead

The Canadian posted 32 points for the Nuggets, but the Lakers maintained a comfortable lead.

# nba - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Herro scores 37 as Heat hold off Celtics for 3-1 lead

The win moved them to within one victory of an NBA finals berth which they will try to secure in game five on Friday.

# nba - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

From The42 Nuggets comeback starts early as Murray leads them to Game 3 win NBA Playoffs

Nuggets comeback starts early as Murray leads them to Game 3 win

The LA Lakers’ series lead is cut to 2-1 with game four on Thursday.

# nba - Tuesday 22 September, 2020

From The42 Michael Jordan buys NASCAR team, Bubba Wallace to be driver Pastures New

Michael Jordan buys NASCAR team, Bubba Wallace to be driver

The former basketball star also owns the Charlotte Hornets NBA team.

# nba - Monday 21 September, 2020

From The42 Anthony Davis lifts Lakers to 2-0 lead with buzzer-beating three Hoops

Anthony Davis lifts Lakers to 2-0 lead with buzzer-beating three

A shot on the hooter from Davis gave LA a 105-103 win over the Denver Nuggets.

# nba - Sunday 20 September, 2020

From The42 Heated locker-room exchange inspires Boston Celtics revival against Miami Heat Golden Brown

Heated locker-room exchange inspires Boston Celtics revival against Miami Heat

The Celtics avoided falling into an 0-3 hole from which no team has rallied to win a best-of-seven series.

# nba - Saturday 19 September, 2020

From The42 Los Angeles Lakers beat Denver Nuggets to take 1-0 series lead Bubble Ball

Los Angeles Lakers beat Denver Nuggets to take 1-0 series lead

The Lakers started quickly in the Western Conference final.

# nba - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Denver trump Clippers in Game 7 to clinch place in Western Conference finals

The Nuggets will face the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference finals.

# nba - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Nuggets rally past Clippers to level NBA playoff series

Denver’s 111-98 win sets up a winner-take-all game seven on Tuesday.

From The42 LeBron leads Lakers to Western Conference finals with rout of Rockets Blowout

LeBron leads Lakers to Western Conference finals with rout of Rockets

James recorded 29 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists, while Anthony Davies chipped in with 13 points and 11 rebounds.

# nba - Friday 11 September, 2020

From The42 Rockets defused as Davis leads Lakers to 3-1 lead NBA This post contains videos

Rockets defused as Davis leads Lakers to 3-1 lead

The Lakers kept James Harden to just 2 from 11 three-point attempts.

# nba - Thursday 10 September, 2020

From The42 Kyle Lowry gets ‘tough’ as Toronto Raptors level series with Boston Celtics NBA

Kyle Lowry gets ‘tough’ as Toronto Raptors level series with Boston Celtics

The Los Angeles Clippers are also just one win away from their conference finals after they defeated the Denver Nuggets 96-85.

# nba - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Miami Heat blaze on after sending injury-hit Milwaukee Bucks home

LeBron James helped the Los Angeles Lakers to a 2-1 series lead over the Houston Rockets.

# nba - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

From The42 Boston Celtics close on conference finals with trouncing of Toronto Raptors Them Apples

Boston Celtics close on conference finals with trouncing of Toronto Raptors

The Los Angeles Clippers also restored their series lead with victory over the Denver Nuggets in the night’s other game.

# nba - Monday 7 September, 2020

From The42 Bucks lose Giannis to injury but stay alive in NBA playoffs NBA

Bucks lose Giannis to injury but stay alive in NBA playoffs

Elsewhere, the LA Lakers levelled their series with the Houston Rockets.

# nba - Sunday 6 September, 2020

From The42 Jokic drives Nuggets to tie series with Clippers, Raptors strike back again NBA This post contains videos

Jokic drives Nuggets to tie series with Clippers, Raptors strike back again

Both series are delicately poised.

# nba - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Bucks on the brink as Miami move one win away from NBA Playoffs upset

Milwaukee had the best regular-season record but are on the verge of playoff exit.

# nba - Friday 4 September, 2020

From The42 OG Anunoby hit late three-pointer as Raptors close gap on Boston We The North

OG Anunoby hit late three-pointer as Raptors close gap on Boston

Defending champions Toronto are back in the series after victory.

# nba - Thursday 3 September, 2020

From The42 James Harden and Russell Westbrook help Houston seal series against Oklahoma Hoops

James Harden and Russell Westbrook help Houston seal series against Oklahoma

There was late drama in Orlando for a second successive night.

# nba - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

From The42 Nuggets edge past Jazz in Game 7 to book conference semi spot NBA Playoffs

Nuggets edge past Jazz in Game 7 to book conference semi spot

The Nuggets go on to face the Clippers.

# nba - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

From The42 Late blitz as OKC force Houston Rockets to Game 7 NBA Playoffs

Late blitz as OKC force Houston Rockets to Game 7

Elsewhere, the Heat upset the Bucks.

# nba - Monday 31 August, 2020

From The42 Celtics rout Raptors in NBA series opener, Clippers advance past Mavs Wrap This post contains videos

Celtics rout Raptors in NBA series opener, Clippers advance past Mavs

Action from tonight’s NBA playoffs.

# nba - Sunday 30 August, 2020

From The42 Lakers advance to Western Conference semi-finals as playoffs resume following player boycott NBA

Lakers advance to Western Conference semi-finals as playoffs resume following player boycott

Many players arrived at the arenas wearing Black Lives Matter slogans on their t-shirts.

# nba - Friday 28 August, 2020

From The42 NBA playoffs to resume on Saturday after boycott as league vows more social support Agreement

NBA playoffs to resume on Saturday after boycott as league vows more social support

Several games were postponed following the shooting of unarmed African-American Jacob Blake by a police officer.

# nba - Thursday 27 August, 2020

From The42 NBA postpones another round of games, eyes Friday restart Jacob Blake

NBA postpones another round of games, eyes Friday restart

Donald Trump, meanwhile, says he doesn’t know much about the protest and criticised the league’s TV ratings.

Explainer: How a US shooting sparked mass protests and sports teams walking out on matches

Jacob Blake was shot seven times by a police officer in Wisconsin on Sunday.

From The42 Lakers, Clippers vote to abandon NBA season - reports Protest

Lakers, Clippers vote to abandon NBA season - reports

The meeting followed the Milwaukee Bucks’ boycott of their first round playoff game against the Orlando Magic.

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