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# nba - Saturday 27 April, 2019

From The42 Durant nets 50 as Warriors advance to NBA second round Playoffs

Durant nets 50 as Warriors advance to NBA second round

The 30-year-old made history by equalling the most points scored in the first half of a playoff game.

# nba - Thursday 25 April, 2019

From The42 Clippers upset Warriors to keep champions waiting while Harden-led Rockets power on NBA Playoffs This post contains videos

Clippers upset Warriors to keep champions waiting while Harden-led Rockets power on

Lou Williams inspired from the bench for the Los Angeles Clippers to keep the series alive.

# nba - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

From The42 Raptors, 76ers advance as Lillard's buzzer-beater sends Blazers through Ball Don't Lie

Raptors, 76ers advance as Lillard's buzzer-beater sends Blazers through

Toronto and Philadelphia will meet in the second round.

# nba - Monday 22 April, 2019

From The42 Hayward stars with 20 points as Celtics sweep Pacers out of playoffs, while Warriors and Raptors both roll on Playoffs

Hayward stars with 20 points as Celtics sweep Pacers out of playoffs, while Warriors and Raptors both roll on

Sunday night saw the Boston Celtics, Golden State and Toronto each take commanding leads.

# nba - Sunday 21 April, 2019

From The42 Joel Embiid sparks 76ers to NBA playoff win after two ejected Playoffs

Joel Embiid sparks 76ers to NBA playoff win after two ejected

The 76ers star returned from injury to score a game-high 31 points and grab 16 rebounds.

# nba - Saturday 20 April, 2019

From The42 Siakam shines as Raptors take 2-1 series lead over Orlando Playoffs

Siakam shines as Raptors take 2-1 series lead over Orlando

The Cameroonian scored a postseason-career high 30 points and had 11 rebounds during Friday’s game.

# nba - Friday 19 April, 2019

From The42 Kevin Durant too hot to handle as Warriors thump Clippers in Game Three What KD Did

Kevin Durant too hot to handle as Warriors thump Clippers in Game Three

The Clippers host Game Four in the best-of-seven set on Sunday.

# nba - Thursday 18 April, 2019

From The42 Kyrie Irving: There's 'nothing like' delivering for Boston Celtics in the playoffs Kings Of The Fourth This post contains videos

Kyrie Irving: There's 'nothing like' delivering for Boston Celtics in the playoffs

Kyrie Irving dropped 37 points while Jayson Tatum hit 26 in the playoff win over the Indiana Pacers.

# nba - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

From The42 LeBron to produce docu-series on Canelo's middleweight unification clash with Jacobs Collaboration

LeBron to produce docu-series on Canelo's middleweight unification clash with Jacobs

ESPN’s 30 for 30 will meet HBO’s 24/7 when the sporting superstars team up on DAZN.

From The42 Nuggets star leads incredible fourth quarter fightback, while Kawhi drops 37 in Raptors rout Playoffs This post contains videos

Nuggets star leads incredible fourth quarter fightback, while Kawhi drops 37 in Raptors rout

Russell Westbrook’s Oklahoma City Thunder fell 2-0 behind in their series.

# nba - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

From The42 Clippers pull off largest comeback in playoff history to stun Warriors, who lose All-Star to worrying injury Boogie Nights This post contains videos

Clippers pull off largest comeback in playoff history to stun Warriors, who lose All-Star to worrying injury

DeMarcus Cousins is “going to be out for a while” according to Golden State coach Steve Kerr.

# nba - Monday 15 April, 2019

From The42 Celtics start strong, Harden leads Rockets past Jazz NBA

Celtics start strong, Harden leads Rockets past Jazz

Boston lead the Indiana Pacers 1-0 following last night’s opener in the east.

# nba - Saturday 13 April, 2019

From The42 Is it The Beard's time or can the Greek Freak break through? 8 storylines to follow in the NBA Playoffs Ball Don't Lie

Is it The Beard's time or can the Greek Freak break through? 8 storylines to follow in the NBA Playoffs

The league ‘second season’ gets underway later.

# nba - Friday 12 April, 2019

From The42 Lakers part company with head coach Luke Walton after tumultuous week Out The Gap

Lakers part company with head coach Luke Walton after tumultuous week

Tyronn Lue has been touted as a potential replacement after steering LeBron and the Cavs to a championship in 2016.

From The42 Here are the match-ups as the NBA playoffs get underway this weekend Schedule

Here are the match-ups as the NBA playoffs get underway this weekend

The Golden State Warriors are gunning for a three-peat.

# nba - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

From The42 Magic Johnson stuns basketball world with decision to step down as LA Lakers president LA Story

Magic Johnson stuns basketball world with decision to step down as LA Lakers president

The NBA legend called an impromptu press conference on Tuesday where he announced he was stepping down.

# nba - Monday 8 April, 2019

From The42 Warriors clinch west's top seed in blast from the past at Oracle Arena Throwback

Warriors clinch west's top seed in blast from the past at Oracle Arena

It was a special night as the Golden State Warriors played their final regular-season game at the arena after 47 years.

# nba - Friday 5 April, 2019

From The42 45-point haul from Greek Freak helps Bucks clinch top seed in East for first time in franchise history Giannis This post contains videos

45-point haul from Greek Freak helps Bucks clinch top seed in East for first time in franchise history

Giannis Antetokounmpo recorded a double-double in his showdown with Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid.

# nba - Thursday 4 April, 2019

From The42 Nuggets rout Spurs as 'Pop' is tossed, Rockets thump Clippers NBA This post contains videos

Nuggets rout Spurs as 'Pop' is tossed, Rockets thump Clippers

Houston duo James Harden and Chris Paul combined for 60 points during last night’s game.

# nba - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

From The42 NBA fines Warriors' Durant, Curry and Green for ref rants Sanctioned

NBA fines Warriors' Durant, Curry and Green for ref rants

The trio paid out a combined $75,000 for their criticism of officials during Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

From The42 Westbrook becomes second player ever to record 20/20/20 game Ball Don't Lie

Westbrook becomes second player ever to record 20/20/20 game

The OKC star dedicated his performance to rapper Nipsey Hussle.

# nba - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

'I didn't think we would have the best record in the NBA' - MVP contender Giannis

The Milwaukee Bucks’ 2018-19 season has eclipsed everything that Giannis Antetokounmpo had expected.

From The42 LeBron plans to be 'uncomfortable in the offseason' after being shut down by Lakers We Go Again

LeBron plans to be 'uncomfortable in the offseason' after being shut down by Lakers

The 34-year-old addressed the decision to sit out the remainder of the NBA season.

# nba - Sunday 31 March, 2019

From The42 'Remarkable' Harden sets another new NBA record with superb 50-point triple-double Fear The Beard This post contains videos

'Remarkable' Harden sets another new NBA record with superb 50-point triple-double

The Houston Rockets star was immense against the Sacramento Kings.

# nba - Saturday 30 March, 2019

From The42 Timberwolves edge Warriors in controversial overtime finish NBA This post contains videos

Timberwolves edge Warriors in controversial overtime finish

Meanwhile, Boston’s Kyrie Irving left it late to snatch victory over the Indiana Pacers.

# nba - Friday 29 March, 2019

From The42 Spurs on the verge of playoffs, MVP-chasing Harden lifts Rockets NBA

Spurs on the verge of playoffs, MVP-chasing Harden lifts Rockets

One loss from the Sacramento Kings and San Antonio will clinch a postseason berth.

# nba - Thursday 28 March, 2019

From The42 Booker breaks NBA's 50-point record, George and Westbrook boost Thunder's playoff push NBA This post contains videos

Booker breaks NBA's 50-point record, George and Westbrook boost Thunder's playoff push

Devin Booker is the youngest player in league history to post back-to-back games of 50 points or more.

# nba - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

From The42 Clippers and Celtics clinch playoff berths, while Rockets slip up Postseason

Clippers and Celtics clinch playoff berths, while Rockets slip up

Houston dropped to fourth in the West with a 108-94 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.

# nba - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

From The42 'It made me sick to my stomach' - Portland star suffers horror leg break in NBA game Injury

'It made me sick to my stomach' - Portland star suffers horror leg break in NBA game

Jusuf Nurkic’s Trail Blazers team-mates and other NBA players sent their support after the Bosnian’s gruesome injury.

# nba - Saturday 23 March, 2019

From The42 LeBron labels own performance as 's****y' after Lakers eliminated from playoff contention Frustration

LeBron labels own performance as 's****y' after Lakers eliminated from playoff contention

Defeat to the Brooklyn Nets means the NBA star will miss the playoffs for the first time since 2005.

# nba - Friday 22 March, 2019

From The42 Durant leads Warriors to victory after friend's death NBA

Durant leads Warriors to victory after friend's death

On the same day his childhood friend Cliff Dixon was shot to death, the Warriors star posted 15 points and tallied six assists.

# nba - Thursday 21 March, 2019

From The42 'I'm the most unstoppable player in the league,' declares Embiid after 76ers finally beat Celtics NBA

'I'm the most unstoppable player in the league,' declares Embiid after 76ers finally beat Celtics

Joel Embiid finished with 37 points, 22 rebounds and four assists for Philadelphia.

# nba - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

From The42 Rockets' James Harden completes the set to make NBA history The Beard

Rockets' James Harden completes the set to make NBA history

The reigning MVP became the first NBA player to score 30 or more points against all 29 opponents in a single season.

# nba - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

From The42 'I'll f*ck you up' - Thunder star Westbrook involved in heated exchange with Utah fan NBA This post contains videos

'I'll f*ck you up' - Thunder star Westbrook involved in heated exchange with Utah fan

“The young man and his wife in the stands told me to get down on my knees like you used to,” Russell Westbrook explained afterwards.

# nba - Saturday 9 March, 2019

From The42 Thompson returns in style as Warriors blitz Nuggets NBA

Thompson returns in style as Warriors blitz Nuggets

The Warriors rebounded from their worst loss of the season against the Boston Celtics on Tuesday.

Anxiety, isolation and social media - Why are so many NBA stars 'genuinely unhappy'?

The league’s commissioner Adam Silver has admitted it’s a growing issue.

# nba - Thursday 7 March, 2019

From The42 Legendary LeBron passes Michael Jordan's points tally on historic night The King This post contains videos

Legendary LeBron passes Michael Jordan's points tally on historic night

LeBron moves fourth in the all-time scorers list behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Karl Malone and Kobe Bryant.

# nba - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

From The42 'Unless I'm hurt, I'm not sitting games': LeBron determined to finish season strong despite Lakers struggles Defiant

'Unless I'm hurt, I'm not sitting games': LeBron determined to finish season strong despite Lakers struggles

James faces missing the postseason for the first time since 2005 – with the Lakers having lost nine of their last 12 games.

From The42 'I said we were the best team in LA. A lot of people didn't believe me' - Clippers deliver blow to Laker playoff hopes NBA

'I said we were the best team in LA. A lot of people didn't believe me' - Clippers deliver blow to Laker playoff hopes

Elsewhere the Phoenix Suns stunned the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks.

# nba - Friday 1 March, 2019

From The42 Durant-less Warriors crash to back-to-back losses as Harden's 58 leads Houston NBA

Durant-less Warriors crash to back-to-back losses as Harden's 58 leads Houston

The Golden State Warriors were upstaged at the Orlando Magic.