USA wins FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2021

USA wins FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2021

The United States needed all the star talent they had, and it was still just barely enough to win the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2021 – withstanding a valiant effort by France for an 83-81 victory to repeat as champions.  After a tight battle all game, United States used an 11-0 run in the […]

Milwaukee Bucks demolish Atlanta Hawks in game 2

Milwaukee Bucks demolish Atlanta Hawks in game 2

The Milwaukee Bucks bounced back from a stunning Game 1 loss to the Atlanta Hawks to notch a 125-91 Game 2 victory in the Eastern Conference Finals at Fiserv Forum to even the series at 1-1.  Two nights after Trae Young poured in 48 points in a 116-113 road win, the Bucks held the Atlanta […]

Only two Americans in 1st Team All-NBA

Only two Americans in 1st Team All-NBA

NBA basketball has been an international game for a while. Nothing emphasizes that more than the recently announced 1st Team All-NBA, which had a record three international players on it to go along with Stephen Curry and Kawhi Leonard: Luka Doncic (Slovenia), Giannis Antetokounmpo (Greece), and Nikola Jokic (Serbia). That makes 2020-21 the first time an All-NBA 1st Team has been made up of mostly […]

55 points by Damian Lillard not enough

55 points by Damian Lillard not enough

The Portland Blazers wasted Damian Lillard’s latest historic NBA playoff performance in loss to the DenverNuggets. Lillard poured in a playoff career-high 55 points Tuesday in an otherworldly shooting display, but the Denver Nuggets prevailed 147-140 in a double-overtime thriller to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round series. MVP favorite Nikola Jokic had 38 […]

Russell Westbrook becomes all-time leader in triple-doubles

Russell Westbrook becomes all-time leader in triple-doubles

Oscar Roberson’s record for most triple-doubles in a career stood for 47 years. Two days after he tied the Big O with his 181st career triple-double, Russell Westbrook grabbed sole possession of the top spot in Monday’s loss to the Hawks. With Bradley Beal (hamstring) sidelined, Westbrook had more heavy lifting to do as a scorer, and he finished […]

Paul George dealt to the Oklahoma City Thunder

Paul George dealt to the Oklahoma City Thunder

Paul George has been traded by the team that drafted him back in the 2010 NBA draft. With the tenth pick, the Indiana Pacers found one of the bonafide stars in the league. Now the marriage between George and the Pacers comes to an end. The Oklahoma City Thunder will now be the new home […]

Golden State Warriors take back NBA Championship

Golden State Warriors take back NBA Championship

After losing in historical fashion a year ago, Golden State completed their resurgence back to an NBA Championship. The Larry O’Brien trophy returns to the Bay Area for the second time in three years. They won game five of the series versus the Cleveland Cavaliers, 129-120. Golden State Warriors 129 – Cleveland Cavaliers 120 The championship […]

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