Archive for the ‘Sports/Basketball/NBA’ Category

Clippers rally to snap Raptors’ 6-game win streak

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
Montrezl Harrell

Montrezl Harrell scored 17 points and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied over the final 3:21 to beat Toronto 96-91 on Monday night and snap the Raptors' six-game winning streak.

Big Baller Brand goes international: reports

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Lavar Ball is taking two of his sons to play overseas in Lithuania. LiAngelo Ball, who left UCLA earlier this month without ever playing a game, and LaMelo Ball, who withdrew from high school in his junior season, signed one-year deals to play with the Lithuanian club Vytautas Prienai, multiple media outlets reported.

DeRozan’s big 3rd quarter leads Raptors to 6th-straight win

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

DeMar DeRozan scored 13 of his 25 points in the third quarter and the Toronto Raptors held off the Sacramento Kings 102-87 on Sunday for their sixth straight victory.

Raptors complete 17-point comeback to survive Grizzlies’ early charge

Friday, December 8th, 2017

DeMar DeRozan scored 26 points, Serge Ibaka matched his season high with 21 and the Toronto Raptors pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 116-107 on Friday night.

Canada’s Jay Triano a ray of light in lost season for Suns

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
Suns Wizards Basketball

Like Steve Nash before him, Canada's Jay Triano is making a difference for the Phoenix Suns.

UCLA shoplifter’s dad says he’s taking his Ball and going home

Monday, December 4th, 2017
Trump UCLA Players Basketball

The father of UCLA guard LiAngelo Ball says he plans to withdraw his son from school because of concerns related to the freshman's indefinite suspension for his participation in a shoplifting incident during the Bruins' trip to China.

Jakob Poeltl’s perfect performance powers Raptors past Pacers

Friday, December 1st, 2017

Jakob Poeltl had a career-best 18 points on 8-of-8 shooting off the bench while Serge Ibaka added 15 points and eight rebounds for Toronto in their 120-115 victory over the Indiana Pacers.

Raptors’ Kyle Lowry holds hot hand to zap Hornets

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Kyle Lowry's season-high 36 points led the Toronto Raptors to a 126-113 win over the Charlotte Hornets at Air Canada Centre on Wednesday night.

Grizzlies fire coach David Fizdale a day after he benched Gasol

Monday, November 27th, 2017

The Memphis Grizzlies have fired coach David Fizdale, with the team at 7-12 and a day after he benched centre Marc Gasol for the fourth quarter of an eighth straight loss.

Raptors’ offence takes flight in drubbing of Hawks

Saturday, November 25th, 2017

Norman Powell scored 17 points, Jonas Valanciunas added 16 and the Toronto Raptors blew out the Atlanta Hawks 112-78 on Saturday night. Toronto dominated the game so completely that it needed just 28 minutes from DeMar DeRozan, one of the NBA's most prolific scorers.