Conference Finals set after Celtics, Mavericks dominate their respective Game 7 duels

Grant Williams of the Boston Celtics reacts during the fourth quarter in Game Seven of the 2022 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Semifinals against...

With their Game 1 clash vs. the Miami Heat set for tip-off in a few hours’ time, here’s a quick refresh: Boston Celtics, armed by a new career-high display from Grant Williams, overcame a 3-2 series deficit to knock out the defending champion Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday. Hours later, Dallas did similar but in enemy territory, stunning the Phoenix Suns in a historic blowout win. Continue reading

Ja Morant listed as doubtful for rest of playoffs with right knee bone bruise

Injured Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies sits on the bench during the first half of Game Four of the Western Conference Semifinals tate Warriors of...

After relinquishing their hard-earned Game 4 advantage on Monday night, the Memphis Grizzlies have a seemingly impossible job on their hands: overturning their 3-1 series deficit against the Golden State Warriors without the franchise star guard who helped them get there. Continue reading

2021-22 NBA award finalists named: Jordan Poole, Jaren Jackson Jr snubbed for MIP shortlist

Jordan Poole of the Golden State Warriors interviews after Round 1 Game 1 of the 2022 NBA Playoffs on APRIL 16, 2022 at Chase Center in San...

As everyone recovered from the end of an enthralling Game 1 between Brooklyn and Boston overnight, the NBA announced half-a-dozen three-man shortlists for this year’s awards. Some didn’t need a debate, like MVP and Coach of the Year, while others sparked outrage and incredulity as Warriors’ Jordan Poole and Grizzlies big man Jaren Jackson Jr were snubbed.

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After 942 days out, Klay Thompson scores 17 points as Warriors win in triumphant return

Klay Thompson reacts to a foul call against him In the first half as the Golden State Warriors played the Cleveland Cavaliers at Chase Center in San...

30 months sidelined. 941 days, 942 if we’re counting the intricacies of BST time difference between America and Europe (and we are). Finally making his highly-anticipated return from separate ACL and Achilles injuries, All-Star shooting guard Klay Thompson scored 17 points in 20 minutes, helping the Golden State Warriors earn a 96-82 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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As rumours continue, All-Star forward Domantas Sabonis wants out of Indiana

Domantas Sabonis of the Indiana Pacers shoots over Pat Connaughton of the Milwaukee Bucks during the second half of a game at Fiserv Forum on...

As speculation continues rumbling about the Indiana Pacers’ desired long-term direction, their two-time All-Star power forward Domantas Sabonis reportedly wants a change of scenery in 2022. Sacramento and Phoenix have been previously linked with a possible trade deal, while the league-leading Golden State Warriors are among interested suitors for the 25-year-old. Continue reading

Work to do: Nets head coach Steve Nash declares his team aren’t at elite level yet

Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets, Patty Mills of the Brooklyn Nets and Head Coach Steve Nash of the Brooklyn Nets talk during a game on November 16,...

After being blown out 117-99 by the Golden State Warriors during Tuesday’s primetime TNT slot, Brooklyn Nets head coach Steve Nash reaffirmed something we already know: he doesn’t believe his team are in the same category as many championship-calibre teams right now – including the Warriors and defending champion Milwaukee Bucks. They have plenty to do.
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Stephen Curry unsurprised by Warriors’ excellent start, with more in the offing

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors leaves the court after the game against the New Orleans Pelicans on November 5, 2021 at Chase Center in...

Although still without Klay Thompson for the time-being, the Golden State Warriors have quickly become an ever-increasing talking point so far this term with their impressive play – leading to a 7-1 record, something franchise point guard Stephen Curry believes isn’t a surprise even after their heartbreaking play-in defeat during the race to make last season’s playoffs.
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Warriors, Nets interested in signing Paul Millsap; Klay Thompson injury update

Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns is defended by Paul Millsap of the Denver Nuggets in Game Three of the Western Conference second-round playoff...

After four seasons with the Denver Nuggets, veteran power forward Paul Millsap is expected to agree terms to join the fourth NBA team of his 15-year career this offseason and remains an available free agent. Golden State and Brooklyn have both been linked with the 36-year-old, while an update on five-time All-Star shooting guard Klay Thompson’s status has been issued. Continue reading

Play-in awaits: Stephen Curry continues to make the Warriors believe

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors shoots the ball during the game against the Memphis Grizzlies on May 16, 2021 at Chase Center in San...

He capped another historic season with 46 points against the Memphis Grizzlies in a must-win matchup overnight, thus securing his status as the NBA’s oldest scoring champion since Michael Jordan (age 35 in 1998). Now, MVP frontrunner Stephen Curry has sealed the Golden State Warriors’ play-in fate vs. LeBron James and the defending champion Lakers later this week. Continue reading

Warriors 117-113 Kings: Tyrese Haliburton shines, but Dubs edge frenetic finish

Tyrese Haliburton of the Sacramento Kings shoots a basket during the game against the Golden State Warriors at Chase Center on April 25, 2021 in San...

Rookie of the Year candidate Tyrese Haliburton had 15 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough to snatch a hard-fought road win at Chase Center as the Sacramento Kings were bested 117-113 by a determined Golden State Warriors effort overnight – powered by MVP frontrunner Stephen Curry and others besides when things got tricky down the stretch. Continue reading