LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – The Boston Celtics gained a measure of revenge from last season’s disheartening loss in the NBA Finals by routing the Los Angeles Lakers 109-96 on Sunday.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Miami Heat guard Eddie House has been fined $25,000 by the NBA for making what was deemed an obscene gesture during Sunday’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the league said yesterday.
CHICAGO, (Reuters) – The Chicago Bulls recovered from a dismal third quarter to beat the Dallas Mavericks 82-77 in a defensive battle on Thursday.
DALLAS, (Reuters) – The Dallas Mavericks snapped a six-game losing streak with a 109-100 triumph over Kobe Bryant and the two-time defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – The Atlanta Hawks handed the ailing Miami Heat a season-high fourth straight loss with a 93-89 overtime victory on Tuesday that spoiled the return of LeBron James to the lineup.
The Afterschool Basketball Programme organised by the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) has seen a drastic increase in the number of participants attending the programme.
BOSTON, (Reuters) – Boston’s Kevin Garnett made a game-clinching steal in his return to the court on Monday and Paul Pierce nailed the winning shot in the final minute to lift the Celtics to a 109-106 triumph over the Orlando Magic.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – The revitalized Los Angeles Clippers showed their grit by staging a fourth-quarter comeback to defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 99-92 on Sunday in a testy game that featured four late ejections.
In an effort to develop youth basketball in Guyana, the Youth Basketball Programme was launched yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
BOSTON, (Reuters) – The Boston Celtics won the battle of the NBA’s best on Wednesday with a thrilling 105-103 victory over the San Antonio Spurs.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, (Reuters) – LeBron James delivered a devastating second-half performance as the red-hot Miami Heat beat the Charlotte Bobcats 96-82 on Monday.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, (Reuters) – Tony Parker scored 20 points and made 14 assists to help the San Antonio Spurs rebound from their worst loss of the season with a 94-80 victory over the Washington Wizards yesterday.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – The Miami Heat gave their fans some Christmas cheer with a dominating 96-80 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers yesterday.
TORONTO, (Reuters) – There was no Christmas comeback for the Toronto Raptors as the Detroit Pistons rolled into the holiday break with a 115-93 win on Wednesday, ending an eight-game losing streak on the road.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The Chicago Bulls continued their rapid ascent through the Eastern Conference by defeating the injury-depleted Washington Wizards 87-80 Wednesday for their ninth victory in their last 10 games.
The local basketball arena will come alive shortly as the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) is jumping off the New Year with the hosting of their inaugural ‘Champion Club’ basketball tournament scheduled to begin on January 22.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – The NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers were left stunned and humiliated after being upset 98-79 on their home court by the under-strength Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – Jason Terry scored all 19 of his points in the fourth quarter to help the Dallas Mavericks end Miami’s 12-game winning streak with a 98-96 victory over the Heat on Monday.
OKLAHOMA CITY, (Reuters) – Grant Hill scored a season-high 30 points and added 11 rebounds to help the new-look Phoenix Suns slow the Oklahoma City Thunder with a 113-110 victory on Sunday.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – The sizzling hot Miami Heat and their Big Three of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh scorched the New York Knicks 113-91 for their 11th win in a row Friday at Madison Square Garden.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – The Orlando Magic underwent a stunning transformation with a pair of blockbuster trades yesterday, acquiring Washington Wizards’ troubled All Star Gilbert Arenas along with Hedo Turkoglu and Jason Richardson.
MINNESOTA, (Reuters) – Kevin Durant scored 30 points and added 11 rebounds as the Oklahoma City Thunder dug themselves out of an early hole to stun the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-103 on Wednesday.
DALLAS, (Reuters) – The Dallas Mavericks registered a 10th consecutive victory with a 105-100 triumph over the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, the win lifting the home team to within a half-game of the Western Conference lead.
DETROIT, (Reuters) – The National Basketball Association could not sit idly by while the New Orleans Hornets’ losses mounted and risk a fire sale that would weigh on the values of all its teams.
MILWAUKEE, (Reuters) – The Miami Heat are starting to look more like the elite team many envisioned in the off-season as they defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 88-78 on Monday for their fifth straight win.