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# nba - Monday 27 January, 2020

'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.

# nba - Sunday 26 January, 2020

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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

From The42 Davis injury scare for Lakers as Carmelo rolls back years and sinks last-gasp winner Vintage Melo This post contains videos

Davis injury scare for Lakers as Carmelo rolls back years and sinks last-gasp winner

The Los Angeles Lakers extended their winning streak to six games.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

From The42 Harden-Westbrook combine for 63 to stop Jokic's Nuggets NBA This post contains videos

Harden-Westbrook combine for 63 to stop Jokic's Nuggets

Plus the rest of last night’s NBA action.

# nba - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

From The42 NBA MVP Giannis posts double-double on Bucks return from injury Greek Freak

NBA MVP Giannis posts double-double on Bucks return from injury

Antetokounmpo had missed the previous two games because of a back problem.

# nba - Sunday 29 December, 2019

From The42 LeBron James scores 21 as Lakers snap losing streak King James

LeBron James scores 21 as Lakers snap losing streak

James was a late addition to the lineup because of a groin injury that has hampered his play of late.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Monday 23 December, 2019

From The42 LeBron-less Lakers fall to Denver as injury fears raised about Anthony Davis NBA

LeBron-less Lakers fall to Denver as injury fears raised about Anthony Davis

Superstar LeBron James is hopeful of a Christmas Day return.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Thursday 12 December, 2019

From The42 Kawhi clips in 23 on Toronto return, Lakers going strong on the road La Stories This post contains videos

Kawhi clips in 23 on Toronto return, Lakers going strong on the road

James Harden scored 55, pretty standard night.

# nba - 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.

From The42 Davis scores season-high 50 points as Lakers beat Timberwolves NBA This post contains videos

Davis scores season-high 50 points as Lakers beat Timberwolves

In Miami, rookie Tyler Herro helped the Heat to victory over the Chicago Bulls.

# nba - Thursday 5 December, 2019

From The42 Bucks up to 13 straight wins as Giannis and Griffin clash NBA This post contains videos

Bucks up to 13 straight wins as Giannis and Griffin clash

The Lakers put up a strong defensive showing in Utah to notch a 10th away victory in succession.

# nba - Monday 2 December, 2019

From The42 Doncic dominates as Mavericks halt winning streak for LeBron's Lakers NBA This post contains videos

Doncic dominates as Mavericks halt winning streak for LeBron's Lakers

The 20-year-old hit 27 points as Dallas won out 114-110.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Thursday 28 November, 2019

From The42 'I just tried to play through it' - Anthony Davis shrugs off boos on New Orleans return NBA

'I just tried to play through it' - Anthony Davis shrugs off boos on New Orleans return

Davis, who forced a trade from the Pelicans in the summer, scored 41 points as the Lakers won their ninth straight game.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Sunday 24 November, 2019

From The42 LeBron stars as Lakers eke out win, LaVine's massive 49 sets Bulls record and Spurs end eight-game losing streak NBA This post contains videos

# nba - 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.

# nba - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

From The42 That's all of 'em: Triple-double history for LeBron, Warriors end losing streak NBA

That's all of 'em: Triple-double history for LeBron, Warriors end losing streak

Meanwhile, ‘Melo returned to basketball with a loss to the Pelicans.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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’.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

From The42 Kuzma clicks as Lakers finish strong, 76ers escape 'blowtorch' NBA This post contains videos

Kuzma clicks as Lakers finish strong, 76ers escape 'blowtorch'

Meanwhile, Trae Young racked up 42 points for the Hawks.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Monday 11 November, 2019

From The42 Defending champions Raptors cool off red-hot Lakers as Jokic heroics keep Nuggets on a roll NBA This post contains videos