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Watch: LeBron James Injured In Lakers Christmas Rout Of Warriors

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LeBron James left with a groin injury but the Los Angeles Lakers regrouped for a 127-101 blowout win over two-time defending champion Golden State that snapped an 11-game losing streak on the Warriors’ home court. “That was our most complete game of the season,” said Lakers coach Luke Walton. “We knew they were going to go on a run and …

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James Delivers Triple-Double In First Home Win With Lakers

LeBron James had a triple-double in his first home win at Staples Center as the Los Angeles Lakers came from behind to defeat the Denver Nuggets 128-111 on Thursday. James had 28 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds while leading the Lakers’ late rally against the previously unbeaten Nuggets. “We got stops. They are one of the best offensive teams …

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Sky Sports Announce Four-Year NBA Broadcasting Deal

Sky Sports is the new home of the NBA in Ireland and the UK. The broadcaster announced a four-year deal to show NBA games live, starting on Wednesday.  Under the partnership, announced on Monday, Sky Sports becomes the NBA’s exclusive broadcast partner and official website operator in the Ireland and the UK. The partnership will also see live games and highlights of …

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Five Players To Watch Ahead Of 2018-19 NBA Season

Pundit Arena outlines five players to watch in the 2018-19 NBA season that starts on Tuesday: ___ Kawhi Leonard – Toronto Raptors The former NBA Finals Most Valuable Player and two-time Defensive Player of the Year missed all but nine games last season with a right quadriceps injury, his relationship with the San Antonio Spurs deteriorating to the point that …

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Aussies And Filipinos Sorry For ‘Basketbrawl’ In Manila

Australia and the Philippines apologised Thursday for bringing basketball into “disrepute” with a massive on-court melee between players, fans and officials during a World Cup qualifier. The violence on Monday in Manila, which made international headlines, left the Australian team fearing for their safety, and they sought embassy help to fast-track their departure from the Philippines. “We wish to apologize …

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LeBron James Blasts ‘Bum’ Donald Trump In Passionate Defence Of Steph Curry

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US President Donald Trump caused controversy this weekend with his comments surrounding the NFL, suggesting that players who take a knee during the national anthem should be fired by their clubs.  Trump called for owners of the American football franchises to take action and fire the players in question, and also suggested that fans should boycott the games. He didn’t …

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Ice Cube Has Booking At T-Mobile On August 26, Has No Plans To Move For McGregor-Mayweather

TMZ Sports published an interesting report today, revealing that Ice Cube’s BIG3 has already reserved the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for August 26th and that decision-makers for the professional basketball league are reluctant to give up that reservation to facilitate the recently announced Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather Jr. bout, which is supposed to take place at the venue on …

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Watch: Cleveland’s Kevin Love Sets New NBA Scoring Record

CLEVELAND, OH - DECEMBER 23: Kevin Love #0 and LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers react after a play in the first half against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Quicken Loans Arena on December 23, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ Kevin Love scored an incredible 34 points in the first quarter of their NBA game against the Portland Trailblazers last night, setting a new NBA record for points scored in a first quarter. Love landed all of his first seven shots, including five three-pointers, as the reigning NBA champions secured victory on a scoreline of 137-125. His first-quarter …

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Watch: Conor McGregor Slots Basketball Shot At UFC 205 Open Workout

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Is there anything Conor McGregor cannot do? The Notorious One is bidding for UFC history this week in New York, as he attempts to become to the first fighter in the history of the promotion to hold two titles simultaneously. McGregor is taking on Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight belt, and was in Madison Square Garden today for an open workout …

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Ranking Sport’s Fifteen Most Iconic Photos

Over the brilliant weekend of sport just gone by, we were treated to a pair of instantly iconic photos courtesy of two world stars. On Saturday night, Conor McGregor was the subject of a simply unforgettable image. The symbolism alone makes it a truly sensational pic. The blurred foreground of the fight is meaningless. All that matters is Conor. He’s …

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The NBA Finals – The Weirdest Moments So Far

Game 4 of the NBA Finals was packed with all sorts of funky moments that if you saw just one of would make them instantly memorable, but to have so many was truly hilarious. The Quicken Loans arena lends itself to moments of goofyness, watching games on T.V from their it often feels like more than a religious experience than …

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