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Wizards Overcome Rockets Despite Harden’s 54, KD Explodes For 49

John Wall scored six of his 36 points in overtime as the Washington Wizards outlasted the Houston Rockets 135-131 in overtime on Monday despite James Harden’s season-high 54 points. Bradley Beal equaled his season-best with 32 points and Markieff Morris finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Wall had two baskets in overtime and dished out 11 assists. Harden scored 12 …

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Watch: Outrageously Slick And Unlikely NBA Three-Pointer

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - APRIL 23: Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder reacts after scoring against the Houston Rockets during the first half of Game Four in the 2017 NBA Playoffs Western Conference Quarterfinals on April 23, 2017 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Oklahoma City defeated Houston 115-113 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 J Pat Carter/Getty Images)

Well, this was quite something! Even the most casual basketball fans will appreciate this. Oklahoma City Thunder were hosting the Houston Rockets on Sunday night in the NBA, and the game looked to be getting out of reach for the home side. The Rockets were four points ahead with 21 seconds left on the clock. Oklahoma had one free throw, …

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The NBA Playoffs Are Finally Upon Us!

It’s a tragedy that the commencement of the NBA Playoffs always coincides with dreaded University thesis deadlines.  While some of us manage to chug berocca tablets so as to stay awake for West coast playoff games, sitting down and articulating your thoughts along with a degree defining hypothesis is perhaps a step too far. There are certain times of year …

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NBA Cult Heroes: Robert Horry

As part of a new Pundit Arena series that looks at Cult Heroes of the NBA, John Cronin gives an insight into the career of Robert Horry. In game one of the 1995 Western Conference finals there were seven seconds left on the clock, the Houston Rockets were down by one to the San Antonio Spurs. Robert Horry was just …

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NBA Free Agency News (Without LeBron)

The Return of the King has rather hijacked all other NBA free agency moves over the past week or so. Aside from LeBron James returning to Cleveland what else has been happening in the NBA over the weekend? Quite a lot actually…. Melo remains a Knick Carmelo Anthony was strongly linked with a move away from New York this postseason, …

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NBA Legend of the Week: Hakeem Olajuwon

This week’s NBA Legend is  one of the most dominant big men in NBA history, Hakeem ‘The Dream’ Olajuwon. In today’s NBA, fans are spoiled by the array of truly elite point guards dotted around the league in what is seemingly a golden generation of exceptionally talented playmakers. Players such as Chris Paul, Derrick Rose, Tony Parker, Rajon Rondo, Kyrie Irving and …

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PA All-NBA Second Team Selections

Welcome back to the second part of our All-NBA team selections, today Aodán Mitchell will be talking us through his second team. As mentioned yesterday, the first team was pretty easy but this is where things began to get a little tricky as I was forced to start thinking about who I was ultimately going to snub with my selections, …

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NBA Legends vs All-Stars: All-Star Centre selection

With four of the five starters for the All-Stars selected which current player has the ability to fill the final spot? Which NBA superstar will start at Centre for the All-Stars? Current Players: Centre: The Centre position remains one of the key ingredients to success in the NBA. Looking back over past champions there are few teams who have had …

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Ice Cold Damian Lillard Dagger Sends Blazers Through

Damian Lillard sank an ice-cold three-pointer with 0.9 seconds remaining against the Houston Rockets to send the Portland Trailblazers through to the semi-finals of the Western Conference. In a tight affair, Chandler Parsons gave the Rockets a 98-96 lead with 0.9 seconds remaining and the series looked destined for a game seven decider. However, ‘Illard’ has a habit of coming …

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