Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 13 °C Monday 25 May, 2020

#NBA

# nba - Saturday 9 November, 2019

From The42 LeBron and Davis combine for 51 points as Lakers clinch seventh straight win NBA

LeBron and Davis combine for 51 points as Lakers clinch seventh straight win

The Los Angeles side edged out Miami Heat at home.

# nba - Friday 8 November, 2019

From The42 Clippers fined $50k for 'inconsistent' statements on Kawhi Leonard's health NBA

Clippers fined $50k for 'inconsistent' statements on Kawhi Leonard's health

Leonard returned from “load management” to scored 27 points for the LA Clippers in their win over the Trail Blazers.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Friday 1 November, 2019

From The42 Huge blow for Golden State as Steph Curry ruled out for at least three months Disaster

Huge blow for Golden State as Steph Curry ruled out for at least three months

The six-time All-Star suffered a hand fracture in the Warriors’ defeat to Phoenix on Wednesday.

From The42 Kawhi back to haunt Spurs and halt their winning streak Ex Factor

Kawhi back to haunt Spurs and halt their winning streak

Meanwhile, undrafted Kendrick Nunn starred for the Heat.

# nba - Thursday 31 October, 2019

From The42 Warriors nightmare deepens as Steph Curry suffers broken hand Crisis

Warriors nightmare deepens as Steph Curry suffers broken hand

The injury took place while Golden State were already losing badly to the Phoenix Suns.

From The42 Harden holds nerve as Rockets win 317-point shoot-out, Embiid and Towns battle on and off court NBA

Harden holds nerve as Rockets win 317-point shoot-out, Embiid and Towns battle on and off court

‘I didn’t know we were going to have to score about 160 points to win,’ said relieved Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni.

# nba - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

From The42 Warriors rediscover scoring touch and bounce back from successive thrashings NBA This post contains videos

Warriors rediscover scoring touch and bounce back from successive thrashings

Golden State defeated the New Orleans Pelicans by 134-123, while James Harden scored 40 as the Rockets outgunned OKC.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

From The42 Chinese state TV keeps NBA opening games off the air amid Hong Kong row Blackout

Chinese state TV keeps NBA opening games off the air amid Hong Kong row

The blackout added to an unusual start to the NBA season, as activists distributed t-shirts in support of Hong Kong democracy.

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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Monday 7 October, 2019

From The42 Harden apologises to China after GM's pro-Hong Kong tweet causes uproar on either side of Pacific Ructions

Harden apologises to China after GM's pro-Hong Kong tweet causes uproar on either side of Pacific

Chinese sponsors and broadcasters have pulled out of agreements with the NBA franchise.

# nba - 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.

# nba - Thursday 12 September, 2019

From The42 Real Madrid in the NBA? Florentino Perez asks for Eastern Conference spot Hoop Dreams

Real Madrid in the NBA? Florentino Perez asks for Eastern Conference spot

Real Madrid’s basketball team have dominated the sport in Europe in recent years.

From The42 'We know how much each guy sacrificed to come and spend 39 days away from home' Flop

'We know how much each guy sacrificed to come and spend 39 days away from home'

The loss of national prestige at the Fiba World Cup could provide the spark that convinces some to recommit to USA Basketball.

# nba - Friday 16 August, 2019

From The42 New Lakers signing Cousins suffers season-ending injury Boogie

New Lakers signing Cousins suffers season-ending injury

The Los Angeles Lakers will be without their new signing DeMarcus Cousins, who has torn his ACL.

# nba - Friday 12 July, 2019

From The42 Russell Westbrook reunites with Rockets star Harden in Houston Woj Bomb

Russell Westbrook reunites with Rockets star Harden in Houston

The NBA offseason gets even more dramatic.

# nba - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

From The42 Kawhi Leonard joins Clippers, reportedly opts for three-year deal California Dreamin'

Kawhi Leonard joins Clippers, reportedly opts for three-year deal

Both he and Paul George officially signed for the franchise on Wednesday.

From The42 Nets coach 'humbled' by All-Star signings as Durant and Irving confirm New York switch New Recruits

Nets coach 'humbled' by All-Star signings as Durant and Irving confirm New York switch

After the arrival of the superstar duo, Brooklyn’s head coach Kenny Atkinson is relishing the new season.

# nba - Saturday 6 July, 2019

From The42 Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard reportedly decides to join LA Clippers On The Move

Toronto Raptors star Kawhi Leonard reportedly decides to join LA Clippers

The 28-year-old has signed with the Los Angeles Clippers, according to ESPN.

# nba - Monday 1 July, 2019

From The42 Kevin Durant signs for Brooklyn Nets, with Kyrie Irving expected to follow On The Move

Kevin Durant signs for Brooklyn Nets, with Kyrie Irving expected to follow

The Nets will be the next destination for Durant, who is expected to miss the whole of next season.

# nba - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

From The42 Durant opts out of Warriors deal for NBA free agency - report Parting Company

Durant opts out of Warriors deal for NBA free agency - report

The 30-year-old forward could miss the 2019-20 NBA season while recovering from surgery on his Achilles tendon.

# nba - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

From The42 Tearful 'Greek Freak' named NBA's Most Valuable Player Star

Tearful 'Greek Freak' named NBA's Most Valuable Player

Giannis Antetokounmpo wept as he accepted the honour.

# nba - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

From The42 'I'm not looking to fill LeBron's shoes' - Pelicans-bound Williamson relishing NBA Draft first-pick tag Prodigy This post contains videos

'I'm not looking to fill LeBron's shoes' - Pelicans-bound Williamson relishing NBA Draft first-pick tag

The prospect of joining an elite group of players as the number one pick will not distract to former Duke forward this week.

# nba - Monday 17 June, 2019

From The42 Four injured in shooting during NBA championship celebrations in Toronto Latest

Four injured in shooting during NBA championship celebrations in Toronto

Injuries are described as ‘serious but not life-threatening’.

From The42 More than one million line the streets of Toronto to celebrate the Raptors' NBA Championship We The North

More than one million line the streets of Toronto to celebrate the Raptors' NBA Championship

People began camping out overnight to fill Nathan Phillips Square to its 65,000-person capacity.

# nba - Sunday 16 June, 2019

From The42 Davis set to link up with LeBron at the Lakers in blockbuster trade - reports Marquee Signing

Davis set to link up with LeBron at the Lakers in blockbuster trade - reports

ESPN and the Los Angeles Times said unsettled star Davis will join the Lakers in a move which will see the Pelicans receive multiple players and draft picks in return.

# nba - Friday 14 June, 2019

From The42 Klay Thompson tore his ACL in Game 6 - and still came back out to shoot two free throws Never Give Up This post contains videos

Klay Thompson tore his ACL in Game 6 - and still came back out to shoot two free throws

Thompson told coach Steve Kerr he just needed ‘two minutes’ as he hobbled off to have his injury assessed.

From The42 Toronto Raptors dethrone Golden State Warriors to claim Canada's first NBA title Champs This post contains videos

Toronto Raptors dethrone Golden State Warriors to claim Canada's first NBA title

Kawhi Leonard was crowned Finals MVP after Toronto sealed a 4-2 series win over the Warriors on Thursday night.

# nba - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

From The42 'I'm hurting deeply, but I'm OK' - Durant could miss 12 months after surgery for ruptured Achilles Fallen Star

'I'm hurting deeply, but I'm OK' - Durant could miss 12 months after surgery for ruptured Achilles

‘I wanted to be out there that night because that’s what I do’, said the Warriors forward.

From The42 No need for speeches as Warriors vow to go down fighting on Oakland farewell Game 6

No need for speeches as Warriors vow to go down fighting on Oakland farewell

Some will ‘play for’ Kevin Durant, others will find inspiration in tomorrow marking their last game at the Oracle Arena.

# nba - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

From The42 Warriors fight back to deny Raptors history and stay alive in NBA Finals To The Wire This post contains videos

Warriors fight back to deny Raptors history and stay alive in NBA Finals

Despite losing Kevin Durant to injury in the second quarter, the Golden State Warriors edged Game 5.

# nba - Monday 10 June, 2019

From The42 French basketball star and four-time NBA champion retires after 18 seasons Time To Say Goodbye

French basketball star and four-time NBA champion retires after 18 seasons

Former San Antonio Spurs player Tony Parker is calling it a day at 37.

# nba - Saturday 8 June, 2019

From The42 Kawhi Leonard posts 36 points as Toronto Raptors close in on first ever NBA title Game 4 This post contains videos

Kawhi Leonard posts 36 points as Toronto Raptors close in on first ever NBA title

Raptors star Leonard posted 36 points and 12 rebounds to leave Golden State’s three-peat quest on the brink.

# nba - Friday 7 June, 2019

From The42 Golden State blow as Durant ruled out of NBA Finals Game 4 tonight KD

Golden State blow as Durant ruled out of NBA Finals Game 4 tonight

Warriors coach Steve Kerr hopes to have Durant back before the end of the series.