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The Utah Jazz demolished the LA Lakers by 25 points in a statement win that asserts them as the competition’s team to beat.
Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker will replace injured Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis in the NBA All-Star Game, league commissioner Adam Silver said Wednesday.
While some in the NBA world were still complaining about Damian Lillard not being an All-Star starter, Luka Doncic was doing his thing.
It’s that time of year again.
Despite a slow start to the season and trade drama, Australian Ben Simmons will appear in his third All-Star Game on March 8 (AEDT).
How ‘first-time’ shock and brutally honest chat spurred ‘untouchable’ Simmons to All-Star honour: US View
Ben Simmons is now a three-time All-Star and his path to that honour can be traced back to a point when the 24-year old’s status at Philadelphia looked at its shakiest.
Mark Cuban isn’t happy with Kristaps Porzingis’ trade reports.
The NBA trade deadline of March 25 is fast approaching and there are a number of big names who could be on the chopping block.
By now, you’ve probably heard of Bitcoin, cryptocurrency and – perhaps a little less likely – blockchain.
There was plenty of stars in action during Tuesday’s NBA action, but few enjoyed their day as much as Australian Joe Ingles. Ingles hit an equal career-high seven three pointers as the Utah Jazz beat the Hornets.
If a 6-foot-7, 128 kilogram 20-year-old is making history, but no-one seems to care, then what the hell is going on?
Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard blasted the Minnesota Timberwolves for going outside their organization to hire their new head coach, saying he would have preferred to see David Vanterpool get the job.
The New Orleans Pelicans stormed back from a 24-point deficit to secure the franchise’s biggest come-from-behind win.
DeMarcus Cousins may get his chance with the Lakers after all.
A fired-up Draymond Green can be a game-winner.
Ben Simmons may have put a career-high 42 points on the Utah Jazz but it seems he just can’t escape criticism about his jump shot.
Joel Embiid has firmly entrenched himself in the MVP conversation after scoring a career-high 50 points to lead a Philadelphia 76ers side missing Ben Simmons to a 112-105 win over the Chicago Bulls.
Shaquille O’Neal has earned the right to make a mistake or two after one of the greatest careers in NBA history.
In a game that included three genuine NBA superstars, it was Brooklyn’s two who came up trumps against LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers.
Ben Simmons put a career-high 42 points on the Utah Jazz in his last start and made the NBA take notice.
The starters for the 2021 NBA All-Star Game have been announced.
LeBron James, who said staging an NBA All-Star Game this year would be a “slap in the face” to players, is likely to be a captain when the contest is played March 7 in Atlanta.
It’s not often — as in, never — that you find yourself judging tackling form in the NBA.
Karl-Anthony Towns excitedly waited for D’Angelo Russell at the airport last February after the longtime friends were finally NBA teammates.
Ben Simmons may be coming off a career-best night against the Utah Jazz but it still was not enough to warrant too much praise from Charles Barkley.
LeBron James is no stranger to the NBA’s Big 3 trend. He’s played against them, lost championships to them and been a part of them.
The Boston Celtics have answered their critics with a 112-99 win over the Denver Nuggets to kick off NBA action on Wednesday.
LaMelo Ball’s popularity has been reinforced with the former NBL Rookie of the Year securing top spot on the NBA’s most popular jerseys list in Australia.
Ben Simmons dropped a career-high 42 points on the Utah Jazz on Tuesday (AEDT), and the US media was left asking the same question:
Draymond Green did not hold back on Tuesday (AEDT). And the Golden State Warriors star was lauded for his post-game comments, as he discussed player treatment in the NBA.
Without Joel Embiid, it was Philadelphia’s second superstar, Ben Simmons, who exploded on Tuesday (AEDT) with a career-best performance despite a 76ers loss against the NBA-leading Utah Jazz.
Jaylen Brown did not have much to say in response to one particular question after Boston slumped to a 104-91 defeat to Washington.
The NBA trend of benching former All-Star players while seeking to trade them continues.
LeBron James nearly took his talents to Dallas or Seattle.
Damian Lillard delivered 34 points and 11 assists as the Blazers withstood a 44-point performance from Luka Doncic to edge the Dallas Mavericks 121-118 in the first game of a three game road trip.
The South East Melbourne Phoenix have pulled off a major coup with the signature of Boomers and NBA swingman Ryan Broekhoff on a one-year deal.
The Phoenix Suns are now 8-1 from their last nine games after a 120-111 statement win over Eastern Conference leaders the Philadelphia 76ers.
Australian veteran Joe Ingles had one of the greatest halves of his NBA career in a festival of three-point shooting.
Ben Simmons is taking plenty of confidence after locking up Damian Lillard overnight and making a huge statement to the NBA world.
Ben Simmons was outside the top 10 guards in the East as the second All-Star fan voting returns were released by the NBA on Friday (AEDT).
If there is anyone who is best qualified to speak about coronavirus and the potential risk of an NBA All-Star game, it is Karl-Anthony Towns.
LeBron James says playing an NBA All-Star Game this season would be a “slap in the face” for players but a lot of fans want to see him do it.
Trae Young was fuming on Thursday (AEDT) as a late-game no-call ultimately led to a 118-117 defeat at the hands of Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks.
Following blowback for not playing the national anthem before games, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he did not “cancel” the song that has become the subject of social protests in recent years after having been a staple at sporting events since World War I.
The Knicks did not make Kevin Knox, Frank Ntilikina or any of their first-round picks available in the Derrick Rose trade on Sunday, The Post has learned.
Golden State’s announcing duo summed it up perfectly – “why?”
The pilot of the helicopter which killed basketball legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven other people had likely become disorientated from fog while flying, according the US safety investigators.
There were plenty of doubts surrounding LaMelo Ball heading into his rookie year but he is really starting to look like the real deal already.
Philadelphia 76ers coach Doc Rivers continues to throw his support behind Ben Simmons, this time championing a specific element of his game as only matched by LeBron James.
LaMelo Ball received immense praise pre-game from Washington Wizards coach Scott Brooks and backed it up with another impressive effort in the Charlotte Hornets’ 119-97 win.
The New York Knicks have made a huge play with former MVP Derrick Rose returning to reunite with Tom Thibodeau.
Tom Thibodeau favourite Derrick Rose is now available.
‘It was suffering’: Luka Doncic in awe of greatness as Steph Curry proves he’s ‘never played better’
Luka Doncic had an equal career-high points tally and his team won – but the star shooter and his Dallas Mavericks still couldn’t curtail Steph Curry, who smashed several records in another stunning performance.
It was the brilliant defensive play, emphatic dunk and technical foul that suggested Ben Simmons had a point to prove against James Harden and his Brooklyn Nets.
LeBron James scored eight of his 33 points in the second overtime as the Los Angeles Lakers survived a scare from the lowly Detroit Pistons with a 135-129 win in LA.
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Kawhi Leonard and James Harden have joined LeBron James in saying they would rather have a week off than play an NBA All-Star Game next month.
The NBA world was left searching for answers on Saturday (AEDT) after Kevin Durant exited play midway through the third quarter of Brooklyn’s home game against the Raptors.
The Mavericks are off to a disappointing start to the season, but Mark Cuban isn’t holding back in defending his biggest star.
Draymond Green is not the only one thinking it but after his tweet went viral last night, the NBA world was posed with a very intriguing question.
Matthew Dellavedova is determined to keep playing despite a serious concussion that has reportedly put early retirement on the table.
LeBron James slammed the NBA’s plans for staging an All-Star Game during the global Covid-19 pandemic, describing it as “a slap in the face” for players.
Ben Simmons just proved exactly how important he is to the Philadelphia 76ers - by his absence.
Zion Williamson’s rookie season was arguably the most highly-anticipated since 2003-04 when this guy called LeBron James started to make a name for himself.
If you thought the Boomers looked strong at the 2019 World Cup in China when they finished fourth, wait until two-time NBA All Star Ben Simmons is added to the squad.
With Covid-19 safety measures needed for regular games and plenty of those already postponed, staging an NBA All-Star Game is a “stupid” idea, Sacramento Kings guard De’Aaron Fox said.
Ben Simmons has ranked 10th for Eastern Conference guards while Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin Durant and Los Angeles Lakers playmaker LeBron James are the leading vote-getters in early balloting announced Thursday for the NBA All-Star Game.
Zion Williamson went big for the Pelicans - including two highlight--reel alley-oop slams - in a huge win over the Phoenix Suns. Meanwhile, ‘Greek Freak’ Giannis Antetokounmpo had such a dominant night for the Bucks that he decided to take up a new hobby in the fourth quarter.
Fred VanVleet has produced an inspired performance on both ends of the floor to power the Toronto Raptors to a 123-108 win over the Orlando Magic.
Ben Simmons has moved a step closer to his first Olympics for Australia after being named in a 24-man squad in preparation for this year’s Tokyo Games.
A review of footage has revealed one comment from LeBron James after the Lakers superstar was caught up in an ugly incident involving fans in LA’s game with the Atlanta Hawks.
LA Lakers superstar LeBron James shared a heated exchange with a front-row couple who were then ejected from the game, as the Lakers held on for a clutch 107-99 win over the Atlanta Hawks.
For all the noise made about the Brooklyn Nets following the James Harden trade, one glaring problem remains.
#FreeBeal has been all over Twitter for days now.
The Brooklyn Nets, leading by five points with just 12.3 seconds remaining on the clock, have collapsed to a 149-146 defeat to the Washington Wizards in a big upset on Monday morning.
You may have never heard of Rodney McGruder, but the Warriors just made him a household name.
LaMelo Ball is good, folks.
The NBA’s highest earners of 2021 have been revealed – and despite the impact of COVID-19, the numbers they are set to pocket are simply staggering.
No Kevin Durant? No problem.
Veteran Australian NBA gun Joe Ingles just made history, becoming the Utah Jazz franchise leader in all-time made three-pointers with a whopping 846 in his 493rd game.
The NBA world gathered together again this week in memory of Kobe and Gianna Bryant, marking a year since their tragic deaths in a helicopter accident.
Ben Simmons set himself a goal before the start of the NBA season, one he constantly has to remind himself of.
Ben Simmons notched a triple-double in a clutch late victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, ending a 10-0 record on the road for LeBron James’s reigning champions.
Pro tip - if you are a fan of any team but the Golden State Warriors and Steph Curry is having an off night - stay off social media.
The NBA’s March 25 trade deadline is still two months away but in the aftermath of the blockbuster James Harden move, there are already whispers floating around.
LeBron James’ first game in Cleveland in over two years was a doozy, as his Lakers beat the Cavaliers 115-108 and stayed perfect on the road.
It’s no secret Michael Jordan loves to gamble.
Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray was ejected after what appeared to be an intentional shot to the groin area of Dallas’ Tim Hardaway Jr. in the second half of their game Monday night.
James Harden believes the best is yet to come after producing a late burst of scoring to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 98-85 victory over the Miami Heat on Tuesday (AEDT).
Boomers coach Brian Goorjian says he’s “feeling good” about his recent interactions with superstar basketballer Ben Simmons as Australia prepares to announce an extended squad for the Tokyo Olympics.
Ben Simmons has always had his critics but he is now starting to bite back - the question is whether he can keep it up.
SIMMONS’ ‘VERY ENCOURAGING’ SIGN IN SIXERS’ WIN
LaVar Ball is back at it again.
The longstanding feud between Nets star Kevin Durant and hoops Hall of Famer Charles Barkley may never end.
Collin Sexton carried the Cleveland Cavaliers to their second straight win over Brooklyn on Friday, scoring 25 points and dishing out nine assists in a 125-113 win, just two nights after posting a career high of 42 points against the same Nets.
Ben Simmons has copped plenty of flak for his low-scoring start to the season. But he answered those criticisms in style with a dominant fourth quarter to stave off the resurgent Celtics 122-110 on Friday.
Shaquille O’Neal’s TNT interview with Donovan Mitchell quickly turned cringe-worthy on Thursday night.
In a battle between last season’s Western Conference and Eastern Conference No. 1 seeds, it was the defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers who triumphed.
It had just taken two NBL games for Josh Giddey to garner NBA interest and now six-time champion Damian Martin has declared he reminds him of LaMelo Ball.
76ers 117 - 109 CELTICS
It shaped as one of the NBA’s most highly-anticipated games in recent memory as fans got their first look at Brooklyn’s game-changing $305 million gamble.