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2019-09-16, 19:27

Serbia beat Team USA in World Cup "Serbia beat Team USA 94-89 in a consolation game at the FIBA World Cup in\r\nChina on Thursday, continuing a spiral that will conclude Saturday with no\r\nbetter than a seventh-place finish in the tournament."...
2019-09-12, 17:00

France stun US at World Cup "France caused the biggest upset of the basketball World Cup in China after beating holders the United States 89-79 to reach the semi-finals of the 32-nation tournament on Wednesday."...
2019-09-12, 00:13

France knock holders US out in huge World Cup shock "France caused the biggest shock of the basketball World Cup in China after beating holders the United States 89-79 to reach the semi-finals of the 32-nation tournament on Wednesday."...
2019-09-12, 00:13

Spain brush aside Serbia, Argentina thump Poland "Spain secured their fifth successive win of the World Cup with an impressive 81-69 defeat of Serbia and Argentina matched them with a 91-65 rout of Poland on Sunday."...
2019-09-08, 18:26

Australia win Olympic berth as United States crush Japan "Australia continued their impressive form in the basketball World Cup with an 87-82 win over Lithuania and secured a berth in the 2020 Olympic Games while holders United States cruised to a 98-45 rout of Japan on Thursday."...
2019-09-05, 20:13

Serbia down Angola as other World Cup big guns also win "The basketball World Cup heavyweights opened got their campaigns on the right track as Serbia romped to a 105-59 win over Angola, Italy mauled the Philippines 108-62 and 2006 champions Spain strolled to a 101-62 defeat of Tunisia on Saturday."...
2019-08-31, 20:39

Australia snap United States' winning streak "Australia, fired by a game-high 30 points from Patty Mills, ended the United States\u0027 78-game winning streak in basketball competitions and exhibitions on Saturday, claiming a shock 98-94 win in a World Cup warm-up in Melbourne."...
2019-08-24, 16:26

'What Kaepernick did was patriotic' - USA basketball coach Popovich "USA basketball coach Gregg Popovich has come out in praise of Colin Kaepernick, whose stand against racial injustice in America cost him his NFL career."...
2019-08-16, 14:52

Durant exits, but Warriors edge Raptors to stay alive "Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for three 3-pointers in\r\nthe final three minutes, and the Golden State Warriors held on to defeat the\r\nToronto Raptors 106-105 Monday night in Game 5 to stay alive in the NBA\r\nFinals."...
2019-06-11, 11:00

Eurosport partners EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub join forces "EuroLeague Basketball and StubHub – two key partners of Eurosport – have announced a new partnership that will see StubHub become the official ticketing partner, official fan-to-fan marketplace, and official VIP ticket sales partner of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Final Four."...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Klay Thompson breaks Steph Curry's three-pointer record with 14 in a match "Klay Thompson set an NBA record with 14 3-pointers as part of an NBA-season-high 52-point performance, and the visiting Golden State Warriors stormed to a 149-124 win over the Chicago Bulls on Monday night."...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Golden State Warriors point guard Curry unhurt in car accident "Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry apparently was not injured when the Porsche he was driving was hit twice in a multi-car crash on Friday morning."...
2019-05-21, 16:13

NBA round-up: Warriors thrash Blazers to end losing streak "Kevin Durant scored 14 of his game-high 32 points in a second-quarter run-away\r\non Friday night, as the Golden State Warriors snapped a four-game losing streak\r\nwith a 125-97 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers in Oakland, Calif."...
2019-05-21, 16:13

NBA round-up: Favors, Jazz rout Rockets "Derrick Favors recorded a double-double off the bench, and Joe Ingles helped\r\nshoulder the early load on offense as the Utah Jazz continued their strong\r\nplay with a 118-91 demolition of the Houston Rockets on Thursday in Salt Lake\r\nCity."...
2019-05-21, 16:13

British Basketball frustrated by funding snub "British Basketball has hit out at the decision not to award the sport additional funds as Great Britain\u0027s women attempt to qualify for Tokyo 2020."...
2019-05-21, 16:13

NBA round-up: Celts dump Pelicans for 6th win in row "Marcus Morris and Jayson Tatum combined to score 52 points as the short-handed\r\nBoston Celtics won their sixth game in a row by defeating the visiting New\r\nOrleans Pelicans 113-100 on Monday night."...
2019-05-21, 16:13

NBA roundup: Pacers muscle past 76ers for big road win "Thaddeus Young had 26 points and 10 rebounds to carry the visiting Indiana\r\nPacers past the Philadelphia 76ers 113-101 on Friday for their sixth straight\r\nwin."...
2019-05-21, 16:13

NBA roundup: Davis pours in 48 as Pelicans edge Mavs "Anthony Davis scored a season-high 48 points and grabbed 17 rebounds as the\r\nhost New Orleans Pelicans ended a five-game losing streak by beating the\r\nDallas Mavericks 114-112 on Friday night."...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Pelicans stop skid thanks to Gentry speech, Davis high "Anthony Davis shoulders Pelicans with season high in victory over Dallas Mavericks following tongue-lashing from head coach Alvin Gentry at the half …"...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Knicks' Kanter to miss London game, says he fears for his life "New York Knicks center Enes Kanter says he will not go to London for a game with his NBA team because he fears he could be assassinated for criticizing Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan."...
2019-05-21, 16:13

NBA roundup: Doncic hits big 3-pointer to sink Wolves "Rookie sensation Luka Doncic drained the game-winning 3-pointer, scored a\r\nteam-high 29 points and finished two rebounds shy of a triple-double to lead\r\nthe Dallas Mavericks to a rare road win, 119-115 over the Minnesota\r\nTimberwolves on Friday in Minneapolis."...
2019-05-21, 16:13

NBA roundup: Harden extends streak, Rockets stop Raptors "James Harden extended his streak of consecutive 30-point games to 22 but had\r\nplenty of help as the Houston Rockets claimed a 121-119, wire-to-wire victory\r\nover the visiting Toronto Raptors, who dropped back-to-back games for the\r\nfirst time since mid-December."...
2019-05-21, 16:13

NBA roundup: Irving shines as Celtics top Knicks "Kyrie Irving capped an eventful day by totaling 23 points, 10 rebounds and six\r\nassists Friday night as the Boston Celtics recorded a 113-99 victory over the\r\nNew York Knicks, whose home losing streak reached 13 games."...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Zion Williamson's shoe malfunction puts Nike in the spotlight "Nike\u0027s shares were set to come under pressure on Thursday after emerging basketball star Zion Williamson was injured when his Nike sneaker split during a game."...
2019-05-21, 16:13

NBA roundup: Warriors fall in controversial finish "Karl-Anthony Towns made a tiebreaking - and controversial - free throw with\r\na half-second remaining in overtime on Friday night, giving the Minnesota\r\nTimberwolves a 131-130 victory that dropped the visiting Golden State Warriors\r\ninto a tie for the top spot in the Western Conference."...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Warriors lose 31-point lead, Cousins as Clippers rally "Landry Shamet buried a go-ahead 3-pointer with 16.5 seconds remaining, capping a historic rally from a 31-point deficit Monday night and delivering the Los Angeles Clippers a shocking, 135-131 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round playoff series in...
2019-05-21, 16:13

Curry and Thompson edge Warriors past Rockets "Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson combined for 60 points, and the visiting\r\nGolden State Warriors pulled away late in Game 6 to claim their Western\r\nConference semifinal series with a 118-113 victory over the Houston Rockets on\r\nFriday."...
2019-05-21, 16:13