Lillard, Lillard, Lillard

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Damian Lillard sank a three-pointer on the buzzer to cap a 50-point display as the Portland Trail Blazers completed a late fightback to send Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder crashing out of the NBA playoffs on Tuesday.

Yeng's wish: Long training

April 23, 2019
GILAS Pilipinas head coach Yeng Guiao forwarded to the PBA a “simple proposal” that calls for a longer and more extensive training for the team that will vie in the FIBA World Cup in China.

Hotshots, Painters break tie

April 23, 2019
The Hotshots thus got some good momentum going into today’s 7 p.m. Game 5 at the Cuneta Astrodome, although Magnolia coach Chito Victolero would not want to sound too optimistic about their chances, knowing full well they are up against a Rain or Shine team that is a veteran of countless playoff battles.

Celtics sweep Pacers

April 22, 2019
LOS ANGELES -- The Boston Celtics swept their way past Indiana, while the Golden State and Toronto registered road victories over the Los Angeles Clippers and Orlando to take commanding leads in their first round playoff series on Sunday.

Sixers seize 3-1 lead

April 21, 2019
NEW YORK, (AFP) - Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid returned from injury to score a game-high 31 points and grab 16 rebounds, powering the 76ers to a 112-108 NBA playoff victory at Brooklyn on Saturday.

Basket - NBA, wrap

LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2019 (AFP) - Jamal Murray led a dramatic late fightback as the Denver Nuggets scored a series-levelling 114-105 victory over the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday in their Western Conference playoff duel.