Basketball

LeBron James Set To Return After Negative Covid-19

Friday, December 3, 2021
LeBron James has been cleared to return to the lineup for the Lakers 39; game against the LA Clippers on Friday after a brief stint in the NBA 39;s health and safety protocols, the league announced Thursday. James has returned eight negative tests since returning to Los Angeles on Tuesday after ...

Miami Heat Star, Adebayo Ruled Out For Six Weeks

Thursday, December 2, 2021
Miami Heat All-Star center Bam Adebayo will undergo surgery to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb, the team announced Wednesday. Sources told ESPN 39;s Adrian Wojnarowski that Adebayo is expected to be out for four to six weeks, which would cause him to miss between 15 to ...

Lebron James Suspended After Isaiah Stewart Clash

Tuesday, November 23, 2021
LeBron James has been suspended for one match for the first time in his career after clashing with Isaiah Stewart as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night, BBC can report. The pair clashed as LA came from 17 points down to win 121-116. James and Stewart were both ejec ...

NBA Confirms No Pay For Unvaccinated Players 

Thursday, September 30, 2021
Players who are forced to miss games due to the executive orders governing vaccination requirements in both New York and San Francisco will not be paid for any games they miss, according to ESPN. Any player who elects not to comply with local vaccination mandates will not be paid for games that ...

D'Tigress Beat Mali To Win Third Consecutive AfroBasket Trophy

Monday, September 27, 2021
Nigeria women 39;s basketball team, D 39;Tigress defeated Mali 70-59 in the final of the 2021 FIBA Women 39;s AfroBasket on Sunday. Nigeria won the first quarter 22-11 to set the pace for an interesting encounter. The Malians won the second quarter 13-9, while D 39;Tigress returned back to ...

D’Tigers FIBA Afrobasket Final Squad Released

Thursday, August 19, 2021
D rsquo;Tigers head coach, Mike Brown has announced his final 12 man roster for the 2021 FIBA Afrobasket holding in Kigali, Rwanda. Daniel Utomi who plies his trade with Vichy Clermont in France will be joined by Ikenna Ndugba, Emmanuel Omogbo of Apoel BC of Cyprus and Benjamin Emegolu (Rouen Bas ...

LA Lakers Brush Aside Miami Heat To Win 17th NBA Title

Monday, October 12, 2020
The Los Angeles Lakers, fueled by superstar LeBron James rsquo;s triple-double, dominated the Miami Heat 106-93 on Sunday to win a record-equalling 17th NBA championship but their first in a decade. James added another chapter to an epic career, delivering 28 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists as ...

NBA PlayOffs: Lebron James Leads Lakers To Victory Over Denver Nuggets 

Saturday, September 19, 2020
The LA Lakers have taken a 1-nil lead in the best of seven series in the western conference finals after defeating the Denver Nuggets 126-114 in the first game. Anthony Davis had 37 points and 10 rebounds, LeBron James added 15 points and 12 assists as the Lakers rolled to a 126-114 victory on Fr ...

NBA: Antetokounmpo Wins Most Valuable Player Award

Saturday, September 19, 2020
Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks has been named the 2019-20 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player. This is the second straight Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Award for Antetokounmpo, who becomes the 12th player to earn the honor in consecutive seasons. Antetokounmpo jo ...

NBA: Lakers Beat Rockets To Qualify For Western Conference Final

Sunday, September 13, 2020
Los Angeles Lakers defeated the Houston Rockets 119-96 to book a place in the Western conference finals. LeBron James had 29 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists as the Los Angeles Lakers eliminated the Houston Rockets from the NBA playoffs with a victory in Game 5 that sealed a 4-1 series win. ...
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