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Kevin Durant reacts to death of Erin Popovich, wife of San Antonio Spurs coach – video

Golden State Warriors player Kevin Durant, reacts to news of the death of Erin Popovich, wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich. Durant told reporters that, ‘the whole NBA family is supporting him, got his back through it all … feel so bad fo…

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NBA playoffs: Warriors race past Spurs as Heat end Sixers’ 17-game win streak

Golden State stake two-games-to-none lead over San AntonioDwyane Wade scores 28 off bench as Heat tie series at one-allEmbiid on Instagram: “fucking sick and tired of being babied”Kevin Durant sparked a decisive third-quarter run on the way to 32 point…

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Cavaliers stunned at home by Pacers in playoff opener as Celtics survive thriller

Pacers shock Cavaliers despite triple-double by LeBron JamesLoss ends streak of 21 consecutive first-round wins for JamesCeltics survive wild finish to top Bucks in overtime in Game 1Victor Oladipo scored 32 points and the Indiana Pacers held off Cleve…

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Australian basketball rides crest of wave after second Commonwealth gold

Boomers dismiss Canada 87-47 on the Gold CoastMen follow in women’s footsteps with victoryAustralian basketball’s purple patch, what is being hailed as something of a golden era, is showing no sign of abating after the men’s team followed in the footst…

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Australia win basketball gold despite controversial Liz Cambage ejection

Australia beat England 99-55 in Commonwealth Games finalOpals star misses over half game after being ejectedAustralia coach Sandy Brondello said during the week, in reference to Liz Cambage, that one great player does not a great team make. Brondello w…

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NBA playoffs: first-round matchups set on dramatic final night of regular season

Timberwolves defeat Nuggets in overtime for final berth in WestSixers win franchise-record 16th straight game to clinch No3 seedThe NBA playoffs that start this weekend already have an extremely tough act to follow.The regular season ended with a flour…

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Lakers’ Andre Ingram shines in hard-won NBA debut after 10 years in minors

G League call-up scores 19 in ‘unbelievable’ NBA debutLakers’ 32-year-old rookie toiled for 10 seasons in minors Ingram has scored fifth-most points in G League historyChris Paul warmly greeted Andre Ingram when the 32-year-old guards both arrived at t…

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‘Too tall for basketball’: American player exceeds Korean league height limit

David Simon, who stands 6ft 6in, falls foul of a new rule designed to make South Korea’s competition less reliant on tall importsHeight may not be a pre-requisite attribute to become a top basketballer – a diminutive stature never held back the likes o…

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Boston Celtics’ Kyrie Irving needs left knee surgery and will miss playoffs

Five-time NBA All-Star out for season and playoffs, ESPN saysIrving was acquired from Cavaliers in blockbuster summer dealKyrie Irving, the Boston Celtics’ All-Star point guard, will need surgery on his left knee and miss the rest of the regular season…

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Masters moments, remembering Ray Wilkins and the best bicycle kicks | Classic YouTube

This week’s roundup also features more NCAA drama, the evergreen Ichiro Suzuki and Football Italia nostalgia1) The Masters starts on Thursday, so let’s dip into the archive. Bob Goalby seizes the moment after a scorecard error by Roberto De Vicenzo’s p…

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Is UConn’s women’s basketball dominance bad for the sport? Of course not

The debate has resurfaced again: is UConn’s women’s basketball dominance bad for the sport? The answer: of course notIt is not a stretch to say the University of Connecticut’s women’s basketball team was one of the worst in the country for their first …

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Zeke Upshaw of Grand Rapids Drive dies aged 26 after collapsing during game

Player was part of Detroit Pistons affiliate team in G-LeagueUpshaw was taken to hospital after incident on SaturdayZeke Upshaw, a player with the Detroit Pistons’ G-League affiliate The Grand Rapids Drive, has died two days after collapsing during a g…

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Raptors, Rockets or revolts? The biggest threats to the Cavaliers-Warriors duopoly

Cleveland are the weakest they’ve been in years while Golden State are not the invincibles they once were. How likely is the old guard to change?Less than three weeks remain in the NBA regular season and the injury-ravaged Golden State Warriors have lo…

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Dwight Howard becomes just eighth player to grab 30 points and 30 rebounds in a game

Howard helps Hornets storm back to victory against NetsLast player to achieve feat was Kevin Love in 2010Dwight Howard had 32 points and a franchise-record 30 rebounds, becoming just the eighth player in league history with a 30-30 game, as the Hornets…

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Tyronn Lue takes time off as Cavaliers coach after ‘troubling symptoms’

40-year-old has been forced to leave games this season due to healthCleveland Cavaliers have experienced turbulent seasonThe Cleveland Cavaliers’ already turbulent season has hit another bump with the team’s coach, Tyronn Lue, deciding to take time off…

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Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournament 2018: pick your bracket

March Madness is nearly upon us – now it’s time to make your predictions. Print out a copy or make your selections on our interactive bracket Continue reading…

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Kevin Love: panic attack forced me to leave Cleveland Cavaliers game

NBA All-Star said attack came during game against Hawks last yearLove said he did not speak up due to fear of being seen as ‘weak’NBA All-Star Kevin Love has revealed he suffered a panic attack during a game this season as he seeks to bring attention t…

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Cheers for Kobe Bryant’s Oscar win were a jarring twist in the MeToo era

James Franco was missing from the Oscars ceremony after allegations of sexual misconduct. So why did a basketball star accused of rape win plaudits?A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of participating in a Time’s Up discussion with women from var…

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Kobe Bryant’s Dear Basketball wins best animated short film at Oscars 2018

Former NBA star wins Academy award for short he wrote and narrated, despite controversy over historic sexual assault allegationFormer NBA star Kobe Bryant has become an unlikely Oscar winner after Dear Basketball, which he wrote and narrated, won the A…

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Mark Cuban: NBA’s populist billionaire hit hard as scandal envelops Mavericks

As allegations of sexual harassment and violence at the franchise, the Mavs owner appears to be either complicit or incompetentThis was how Mark Cuban fared last week: fined a colossal sum for being too honest, the day after a report of grotesque behav…