Giannis tops in defense

August 26, 2020
This is the first Defensive Player of the Year award for Antetokounmpo, who previously earned First Team All-Defense last season and Second Team honors following the 2016-17 season. Antetokounmpo joins Sidney Moncrief (1982-83, 1983-84) as the only players in Bucks history to win Defensive Player of the Year.

Rampaging

FLORIDA--LeBron James finished with 30 points and 10 assists to help the Los Angeles Lakers roll over the Portland Trail Blazers 135-115 in game four of their Western Conference first-round playoff

PBA ‘bubble’?

August 25, 2020
“Nandito na tayo. May own feeling as part of the Board as chairman, we do not have a choice. May model na e, and the model is the NBA, so we just have go ahead and look forward to the time na maglalaro na tayo whether it’s the NBA way or a more innovative way,” he said.

Luka goes bang, bang, bang

The 21-year old Slovenian phenom, who was playing with a tender ankle and missing his offensive sidekick Kristaps Porzingis, finished with 43 points, 17 rebounds and 13 assists to level the first round NBA Western Conference playoff series at two games each.

Eager to do better

August 24, 2020
Before the COVID-19 pandemic pushed the league to indefinitely shut down its operations, Alaska was looking to stretch the gains it earned from the last Governors Cup when it reached the playoffs as the seventh seeded squad despite a slow start to its campaign under Cariaso for the first time.

Almost there

MIAMI (AFP) - The defending champion Toronto Raptors pummelled the Brooklyn Nets while the Boston Celtics had to claw past a determined Philadelphia Friday, both taking commanding 3-0 series leads

T-Wolves win NBA draft lottery

August 21, 2020
Unlike last year, when Zion Williamson was the clear favorite to be selected first overall, this season's potential top picks include guard LaMelo Ball, who most recently played in Australia and whose brother Lonzo plays for the Pelicans, University of Georgia star Anthony Edwards and University of Memphis standout James Wiseman.