Basketball

Warriors score record 51 points in 1st quarter in win over Nuggets

Thursday, January, 17 2019    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — The reigning champion Golden State Warriors amassed an NBA record 51 first-quarter points Tuesday on the way to a 142-111 win over Denver in a duel for the Western Conference lead. Read More

Harden's 57 points fuel Rockets, Parker feted in San Antonio

Wednesday, January, 16 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — NBA scoring juggernaut James Harden poured in a season-high 57 points on Monday to power the short-handed Houston Rockets to a 112-94 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies. Read More

Red-hot Curry delivers 48 pts, Ibaka lifts Raptors over pesky Wizards

Tuesday, January, 15 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Stephen Curry scored 48 points and drained 11 three-pointers as the Golden State Warriors stretched their win streak to four straight with a 119-114 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. Read More

Calabar advance to ISSA basketball semis

Monday, January, 14 2019    

FORMER champions Calabar High became the first team to advance to the semi-finals after defeating St Catherine High and Wolmer's Boys' School as the 2018/2019 Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA) Southern Conference Urban High Under-19 basketball quarter-finals got under way... Read More

Thunder avenge loss to Spurs, Griffin scores 44 in LA return

Monday, January, 14 2019    

Los Angeles, United States (AFP) — Russell Westbrook tallied 24 points and 10 rebounds and reserve guard Dennis Schroder scored all 10 points in the second half as the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the San Antonio Spurs 122-112 on Saturday. Read More

Rockets rout Cavs, Raptors avenge loss to Nets

Sunday, January, 13 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — James Harden finished with 43 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds to earn his fourth 40-point triple double of the season as the Houston Rockets hammered the Cleveland Cavaliers 141-113 on Friday. Read More

Aldridge scores 56 in Spurs double OT thriller over Thunder

Saturday, January, 12 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — LaMarcus Aldridge tallied a career-high 56 points as the San Antonio Spurs overcame Russell Westbrook's triple-double by outgunning the Oklahoma City Thunder 154-147 in a double-overtime-thriller on Thursday. Read More

Antetokounmpo leads Bucks over Harden's Rockets

Friday, January, 11 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Milwaukee's NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) contender Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points to lead the Bucks to a hard-fought 116-109 victory Wednesday over reigning MVP James Harden and the Houston Rockets. Read More

Raptors, Nuggets grab narrow wins as Warriors cruise

Thursday, January, 10 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — The Toronto Raptors kept the pressure on in the NBA East race Tuesday as Serge Ibaka's late dunk made the difference in a scrappy 104-101 victory over the Atlanta Hawks. Read More

Late surge lifts Lakers over Mavs, Bucks down Jazz

Wednesday, January, 9 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Young stars Brandon Ingram and Lonzo Ball answered Los Angeles coach Luke Walton's call for more fire on Monday night, leading the Lakers to a 107-97 NBA victory over the Mavericks in Dallas. Read More

Raptors cool red-hot Pacers in Lowry's return

Tuesday, January, 8 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Norman Powell scored 23 points and Kyle Lowry returned from injury to tally 12 as the Toronto Raptors snapped the Indiana Pacer's six-game NBA win streak with a 121-105 victory on Sunday. Read More

Spurs look to rebound in BEL restart

Monday, January, 7 2019    

Manchester Spurs are set to regain their winning form in a battle against Clarendon Gaters, when the Berger Elite League resumes today following a break over the Christmas and New Year's holidays. Read More

Raptors rebound to beat Bucks, Warriors-Kings hit record threes

Monday, January, 7 2019    

Los Angeles , United States (AFP) — Kawhi Leonard and Pascal Siakam scored 30 points each as the Toronto Raptors used a balanced attack to out duel the Milwaukee Bucks 123-116 in a battle of the top two NBA teams. Read More

LeBron to miss at least three more NBA games for Lakers

Sunday, January, 6 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — 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. Read More

Red-hot Hayward powers Celtics past Mavericks

Sunday, January, 6 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Gordon Hayward flirted with a triple-double as the Boston Celtics defeated the Dallas Mavericks 114-93 in what might have been Dirk Nowitzki's final appearance at the Boston Garden. Read More



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