Leonard breaks deadlock as Raptors beat Bucks in double overtime

Toronto: Kawhi Leonard has scored 36 points – including two important field goals late in second overtime – as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 118-112 in game three of the NBA's eastern conference finals. The Bucks lead the best-of-seven series 2-1, with game four on Wednesday (AEST). Kawhi Leonard reacts following the Raptors’ win in game three against […]

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Stephen Curry scores 36 points in Golden State Warriors Game 3 win over Portland Trail Blazers

Stephen Curry maintained his hot start to the Western Conference Finals as his 36 points ensured the Golden State Warriors extended their series lead to 3-0 over the Portland Trail Blazers. For the second straight game the two-time reigning champions required a second-half comeback, which was inspired by Curry’s 21 points after the break. The Blazers had led by as […]

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Curry hot as Warriors crush Trail Blazers

Los Angeles: A hot shooting night from Steph Curry has powered the Golden State Warriors to a 22-point rout of the Portland Trail Blazers in game one of the NBA's Western Conference finals. The Warriors, with veteran Australian centre Andrew Bogut in their starting five, were always in control before a final-quarter blitz sealed a 116-94 defeat of Portland in […]

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Pelicans hit the NBA lottery jackpot

The New Orleans Pelicans won the draft lottery and will pick first in the 2019 NBA Draft on June 20. The draw gives the Pelicans – who had only a 6 per cent chance of winning – the inside track to select Duke freshman forward Zion Williamson at No. 1. David Griffin celebrates his New Orleans Pelicans drawing the first pick […]

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Warriors hold off Rockets despite Durant’s injury

Draymond Green and Klay Thompson buried three-pointers on consecutive possessions late in the game on Thursday (AEST), allowing the Golden State Warriors to survive the loss of Kevin Durant and hold off the Houston Rockets 104-99 in game five of the western conference semi-finals in Oakland. Top-seeded Golden State's third narrow win of the best-of-seven series puts the defending champions […]

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Boston bucked out of NBA play-offs

Aron Baynes and his Boston Celtics have been knocked out of the NBA play-offs by Giannis Antetokounmpo's top-seeded Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks thrashed the Celtics 116-91 in Milwaukee on Thursday (AEST) to clinch the semi-final series 4-1 and move on to their first eastern conference finals since 2001. Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo drives past Australian Aron Baynes.Credit:AP Boston shot a […]

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