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Basketball

# basketball - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Freakishly long NBA player covers 72 feet in two dribbles

Giannis Antetokounmpo is a growing lad.

# basketball - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Let’s all relive the exceptionally ridiculous sport of SlamBall

Trampolines + basketball = the greatest sport ever devised.

# basketball - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

# basketball - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Return of the king: LeBron tells Ohio crowd: “I love you. I’m back.”

30,000 fans turned out to welcome back LBJ.

# basketball - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Did Lebron James strengthen or weaken his title chances with this trade?

Kevin Love, Lebron James and Kyrie Iriving are the new big three.

# basketball - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

# basketball - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

NBA legend Steve Nash thinks this season will be his last

The 40 year-old has seen injuries derail his time with the LA Lakers since he joined them two years ago.

Video: Metta World Peace takes a pick-up game just a little too seriously

The former NBA champion and All-Star gets physical at the Venice summer league in LA.

# basketball - Monday 28 July, 2014

LeBron James’ homecoming to be against the NBA champs – reports

The Boston Globe has predicted that ‘King James’ and his new, old team will welcome San Antonio to Cleveland.

# basketball - Friday 25 July, 2014

This is how it would sound if Morgan Freeman read the LeBron ‘homecoming’ letter Redemption This post contains videos

This is how it would sound if Morgan Freeman read the LeBron ‘homecoming’ letter

Everything sounds better in Morgan Freeman’s voice.

# basketball - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Sports Film of the Week: Together we Rise (Miami Heat) The Way They Were This post contains videos

Sports Film of the Week: Together we Rise (Miami Heat)

Take some time out to enjoy this evocative documentary of the Heat at their pinnacle.

# basketball - Thursday 10 July, 2014

It looks like Carmelo Anthony is going to stay with the New York Knicks

So stop spreading the news that he’s leaving today.

# basketball - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Lebron and ‘Melo could both be playing for Phoenix next season NBA

Lebron and ‘Melo could both be playing for Phoenix next season

Reports suggest that the Suns’ state-of-the-art medical processes might tempt the ageing stars with the promise of a prolonged career.

# basketball - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

LeBron James will opt out of his Miami Heat contract and become a free agent next week

Does this mean LeBron is taking his talents away from South Beach? Or is he just playing hard to get?

The Ryan Giggs of basketball, Tim Duncan, will play another season with the Spurs

Duncan, now 38, has spent his entire 17-year career with San Antonio.

# basketball - Monday 16 June, 2014

Spurs get their revenge – and a fifth NBA title – with clinical Game 5 win over Miami NBA Finals This post contains videos

Spurs get their revenge – and a fifth NBA title – with clinical Game 5 win over Miami

“We wanted to redeem ourselves,” Tony Parker said afterwards. “I’m just glad we were able to do that.”

# basketball - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

High school basketball player’s 360-degree windmill dunk is ridiculous

We found this in Timmy McCarthy’s ‘Boomshakalaka’ file.

5 things to watch in Game 3 of the NBA Finals tonight

Welcome to Miami. The series is back in South Beach this evening.

# basketball - Saturday 31 May, 2014

LeBron James and Chris Bosh make it a fab fourth final in a row for Miami Blowout This post contains videos

# basketball - Friday 30 May, 2014

Spurs ease into 3-2 lead over Thunder

Spurs need to win in Oklahoma on Saturday to avoid a Game 7 though.

# basketball - Thursday 29 May, 2014

George stars as Pacers stay alive against the Heat

LeBron James’ Heat now lead 3-2 in the best-of-seven series

# basketball - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

LeBron James pushes the Miami Heat ever closer to another NBA Finals

The Heat racked up a 102-90 win over the Indiana Pacers to lead the series 3-1.

# basketball - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Sports Film Of The Week: Bad Boys

‘What if I told you, sometimes you have to be bad to be good.”

# basketball - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

# basketball - Friday 16 May, 2014

Is it a bird? is it a plane? No, it’s future NBA star Andrew Wiggins

The Canadian prospect put in an insane vertical leap this week.

# basketball - Monday 12 May, 2014

Clippers owner Donald Sterling blames girlfriend for ‘baiting’ him into racist comments NBA

# basketball - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Kevin Durant celebrates his MVP award with a huge flop (and 32 points) Fall So Hard This post contains videos

Kevin Durant celebrates his MVP award with a huge flop (and 32 points)

The Thunder-Clippers series is quickly turning into a belter.

Donald Sterling’s wife wants to keep the LA Clippers

Shelly Sterling has hired a lawyer to help her with the control bid.

# basketball - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

LeBron’s Heat preserve perfect post-season with rout of Brooklyn

The Nets beat Miami 4-0 over the regular season but the hosts ended that run last night.

# basketball - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Chris Paul put on a show last night with eight (EIGHT!) three-pointers against OKC

CP3 picked a hell of a night to catch fire.

# basketball - Monday 5 May, 2014

Remembering Alan Feeley – ‘Life is so fragile but he left the world in a better place’

‘Alan’s Sports Extravaganza’ will take place on August 2nd in UL to honour the memory of the late Mayo man and increase awareness on organ donation.

# basketball - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Brilliant buzzer beater sends ‘Blazers to second round of NBA playoffs

Damian Lillard had just 0.9 seconds to get his shot off.

Donald Sterling breaks his silence: I wish I had just paid her off NBA

Donald Sterling breaks his silence: I wish I had just paid her off

The La Clippers owner has been ordered to sell the franchise by league bosses.

# basketball - Friday 2 May, 2014

# basketball - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Floyd Mayweather says he would like to buy the LA Clippers

What could possibly go wrong?

# basketball - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

NBA bans LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life after racist comments

The 80-year-old property tycoon has also been fined €1.8m for his remarks.

# basketball - Monday 28 April, 2014

LA Clippers players stage silent protest after team owner involved in racism controversy

Team owner Donald Sterling did not attend their NBA playoff loss.

# basketball - Sunday 27 April, 2014

Down by two with 1.7 seconds to play, Vince Carter nailed a stunning three-pointer Vinsanity This post contains videos

Down by two with 1.7 seconds to play, Vince Carter nailed a stunning three-pointer

San Antonio thought they had the Texas derby sewn up until ‘Vinsanity’ entered the fray.

# basketball - Thursday 24 April, 2014

If you can’t defend against LeBron, you can always just elbow him in the throat NBA Playoffs This post contains videos

If you can’t defend against LeBron, you can always just elbow him in the throat

Come at the king, you best not miss. Ain’t that right, Josh McRoberts?

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