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Joe Brolly’s Intriguing Take On Live Punditry That Was Rejected By RTÉ

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Joe Brolly addressed the media on Wednesday following his unveiling as eir Sport’s newest GAA pundit and the former Sunday Game analyst was as riveting and engaging as expected.  The 1993 All-Ireland winner was controversially axed by RTÉ in the wake of last year’s drawn All-Ireland final. His relationship with the state broadcaster dated back 20 years with Brolly addressing …

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Cheatsheet: All You Need To Know Ahead Of The NBA Playoffs

On Saturday night the 2019 edition of the NBA Playoffs will get underway with the Brooklyn Nets hosting the Philadelphia 76ers in the first round opener. As the post-season begins, Pundit Arena breaks down everything you need to know ahead of this year’s NBA playoffs. _____ What Teams Made The Playoffs? The NBA playoffs consist of eight teams from the …

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Anthony Davis Seeks Trade From Pelicans As Lakers Talk Heats Up

New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis has asked to be traded to an NBA contender before the league’s February 7 transfer deadline, according to multiple reports Monday. The 25-year-old from Chicago, a five-time All-Star forward and member of the 2012 London Olympic gold medal squad, won’t sign a contract extension, his agent Rich Paul told ESPN Monday. “Anthony wants to be …

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LeBron James To Miss A Further Three Games For LA Lakers

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NBA superstar LeBron James, who has already missed four games with a strained left groin, will miss at least three more before being re-evaluated, the Los Angeles Lakers announced Friday. James suffered the injury on December 25 when the Lakers beat defending NBA champion Golden State 127-101. The Lakers have dropped three of four games without the four-time NBA Most Valuable …

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Sacramento Crowd Lose Their Minds As Lakers Sunk By Buzzer Beater

Bogdan Bogdanovic made a three-pointer at the buzzer and the Sacramento Kings rallied from a 15 point deficit in the final quarter to stun Los Angeles 117-116 in the Lakers’ first game this season without LeBron James. Four-time MVP James missed the contest with a groin injury, ending his consecutive games played streak at 156. James was injured during the …

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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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Stephen Curry Backtracks On Moon Walk Scepticism

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Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry backtracked on his moon-walk scepticism Wednesday, saying he was joking when he suggested the lunar landings were a hoax. “Obviously, I was joking when I was talking on the podcast,” Curry told ESPN on Wednesday, after his causal comments on the “Winging It” podcast sparked stratospheric reactions. “I was silently protesting how stupid it …

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Curry To Make His Return For The Warriors This Weekend

Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry will make his return from injury against the Pistons in Detroit on Saturday, coach Steve Kerr has said. Kerr ruled Curry out of the two-time defending champions’ marquee matchup against the league-leading Raptors in Toronto on Thursday, despite the fact that Curry himself is “dying to play”. He said Curry, recovering from a left …

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Warriors Star Durant Fined $25K for ‘Inappropriate Language To Fan’

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Tuesday for an obscenity-laced response to a heckler during a loss Saturday at Dallas. The violation, technically, for directing inappropriate language toward a fan, took place with 61 seconds remaining in the first quarter of the Mavericks’ 112-109 victory over the reigning NBA champions. A cell phone …

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NBA Roundup: 76ers Survive 60-Point Walker As Mavs Shock Golden State

Philadelphia’s Jimmy Butler delivered the overtime dagger as the 76ers withstood 60 points from Kemba Walker in a 122-119 NBA victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Saturday. Another nail-biter saw the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors drop a 112-109 decision to the Mavericks in Dallas. Slovenian rookie Luka Doncic scored 24 points, including the jump shot that put Dallas …

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Watch: Durant Stars As Warriors Bounce Back Against Hawks

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Kevin Durant scored 29 points as the Golden State Warriors set aside their off-court discord to post a 110-103 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday. The NBA champions went into the game at the Oracle Arena against a backdrop of controversy, with power forward Draymond Green suspended following his bust-up with Durant 24 hours earlier. Durant and Green had …

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Curry & Durant Steal The Show In Warriors’ Seventh Straight Win

Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant combined for 61 points as the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors won their seventh straight with a 116-99 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Friday. Durant delivered 33 points and 13 rebounds and Curry contributed 28 points, nine rebounds and seven assists. Klay Thompson scored 22 points and hit consecutive three-pointers 50 seconds apart …

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