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Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 40 points to lead the Bucks to a comeback victory

Antetokounmpo scored 40 points, grabbed 12 rebounds, and dished out nine assists. For the Bucks, Khris Middleton added 21 points. LaMelo Ball of the Charlotte Hornets had a career-high 36 points, nine assists, and five rebounds. The Hornets were led by Kelly Oubre Jr., who scored 25 points.

Lakers’ James fined $15,000 by NBA for an offensive nod

James scored a long three-point shot late in the fourth quarter of the Lakers' overtime triumph against Indiana on Wednesday, and then performed the "Big Balls Dance," as it's known in NBA circles.

NBA: New York Knicks defeat the Lakers without LeBron James

New York Knicks's Julius Randle scored 20 points and had 16 rebounds, while Immanuel Quickley had 14 points and four crucial 3-pointers in the fourth quarter.

NBA Lakers vs Pistons: LeBron James ejected in Detroit for a culpable swinging arm on Isaiah Stewart

In the second half, Anthony Davis and Russell Westbrook rescued the Lakers from a 17-point down. Westbrook scored 26 points, 10 assists, and nine rebounds, while Davis had 30 points, 10 rebounds,

Milwaukee Bucks defeated the Los Angeles Lakers, and Giannis Antetokounmpo was on fire

 Bucks took a lead early in the fourth quarter on a pair of three-pointers from Middleton, which they maintained until the final buzzer at the Fiserv Forum.

Milwaukee defeats Philadelphia kudos to Giannis Antetokounmpo

The Sixers rallied again in the third quarter, but they couldn't keep up with Milwaukee in the fourth, with Antetokounmpo leading the way with 31 points and 16 rebounds in the back-and-forth victory.

NBA Stephen Curry scores 50 points to lead the Warriors to victory

Curry went 14-for-28 from the field, 9-for-19 on 3-point tries, and 13-for-13 at the foul line after being provided to 20 points or fewer in four straight games. He also threw in 10 assists, giving him his first career double-double in a 50-point game.

Highlight NBA roundup: Heat upset Jazz

The Heat won for the sixth time in their last seven games, scoring 60.3 per cent overall and 52.4 per cent on 3-pointers in a clash of teams that had combined for just three losses entering the game.

James Harden gets form as the Brooklyn Nets beat the Indiana Pacers

Harden played his most effective game this season two nights after revealing that he was still working his way back from a hamstring injury sustained in June during the playoffs.

NBA roundup: Best game, highlight,Knicks,Wizards,Jazz,Mavericks,76ers

With 9.5 seconds left, Zach LaVine's dunk put the Bulls within 104-103, after New York's Julius Randle missed two free throws with 5.1 seconds left, the Bulls had a chance to complete their comeback.

NBA Offseason Roundup: Jayson Tatum powers Celtics to OT success over Hornets

Boston Celts had lost two in a row to start the season before winning 107-97 against Houston on Sunday. Schroder had 23 points, eight assists, and six rebounds. The Hornets were led by Miles Bridges and LaMelo Ball,

Chris Paul create history reaches 20,000 points as the Phoenix Suns defeated Los Angeles Lakers

Chris Paul became the first player in NBA history to reach 20,000 points and 10,000 assists during the second quarter of the game between the Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Lakers. Paul reached the milestone on a free throw during the second quarter

Evan Fournier shines on his debut for New York Knicks as the team secure a double-overtime victory

With 56.1 seconds remaining in the second extended session, Fournier's 26-foot jumper put the Knicks ahead in their first game of the season, and Derrick Rose secured the victory.

Milwaukee Bucks’ winning streak continues with a victory on opening day

he Bucks jumped out to a 19-point lead in the second half and never went back against the visitors, who almost eliminated them in the second round of last season's playoffs.

18 ex NBA players have been charged with cheating the league’s $4 million health plan

ony Allen, a six-time NBA All-Defensive Team member, and Glen Davis, both of whom won a championship with the Boston Celtics in 2008, are among the accused.

Tokyo Olympics: Australia’s Basketball Player Liz Cambage Quits Olympics Over Mental Health Fears

Australian Olympic basketball player Liz Cambage was dragged out of the Tokyo Games Friday, citing a struggle with her mental health

Lakers take Game 2 over Heat

The Lakers are two games away from sealing the win.

Los Angeles Lakers dominate game one of NBA Finals against Miami Heat

LeBron James and Anthony Davis led the Lakers to a 116-98 victory.

Los Angeles Lakers beat Denver Nuggets to take 1-0 series lead

LA had been slow starters in their previous two series, but not this time. The Los Angeles Lakers made an emphatic statement as their NBA Western Conference final series began, beating the Denver Nuggets 126-114.

Los Angeles Lakers dominate Houston Rockets to take 3-1 series lead

Anthony Davis led the Lakers with 29 points, while Houston’s James Harden did not attempt a shot in the final quarter.

Kyle Lowry gets ‘tough’ as Toronto Raptors level series with Boston Celtics

The Los Angeles Clippers are also just one win away from their conference finals after they defeated the Denver Nuggets 96-85.

Miami Heat blaze on after sending injury-hit Milwaukee Bucks home

LeBron James helped the Los Angeles Lakers to a 2-1 series lead over the Houston Rockets.

I receive death threats every week – Enes Kanter vows to use platform for change

The Boston Celtics star criticised Turkey’s president Recep Erdogan in 2013 and paid a harrowing price.

Giannis Antetokounmpo goes down as Milwaukee Bucks rally to beat Miami Heat

Khris Middleton led the fight after the MVP’s departure, netting 36 points for the Bucks.

James Harden and Russell Westbrook help Houston seal series against Oklahoma

There was late drama in Orlando for a second successive night.

Denver Nuggets edge past Utah Jazz into conference semi-finals

The Nuggets go on to face the Clippers.

Los Angeles Clippers make conference semi-finals at expense of Dallas Mavericks

Utah and Denver will face off in a win-and-in clash.

First-round series win by Los Angeles Lakers NBA play-offs

The NBA had been paused while players protested following the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin.

Milwaukee Bucks coat of arms Eastern Conference semi-final spot as NBA play-offs return

The NBA play-offs were suspended for three days after players went on strike in protest at the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin last week.

NBA teams to hold talks after more play-off games are postponed in protest

Athletes have spoken out in the aftermath of the police shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin on Sunday.