Basketball

Basketball: NBA Match Highlights & Results (March 16)

Results & highlights of Thursday's National Basketball Association games:

Thunder 123, Raptors 102

Russell Westbrook posted his 34th triple-double of the season with 24 points, 16 assists and 10 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Toronto Raptors 123-102 on Thursday night.

Victor Oladipo added 23 points as the Thunder won their fourth consecutive game. The Raptors lost for the fourth time in seven games.

Basketball: NBA Match Highlights & Results (March 15)

Results & highlights of Wednesday's National Basketball Association games:

Celtics 117, Timberwolves 104

The Boston Celtics continued their mastery of the Timberwolves, overcoming a 10-point first-half deficit and cruising to a 117-104 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday night.

Boston, which defeated Minnesota at TD Garden for the 11th straight time, used a 21-6 run bridging the halves and rode a great all-around game by Al Horford and a typical Isaiah Thomas performance to its 10th win in 11 games.

Basketball: NBA Match Highlights & Results (March 14)

Results & highlights of Tuesday's National Basketball Association games:

Cavaliers 128, Pistons 96

LeBron James remained on his triple-double craze and helped lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to an easy 128-96 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night.

James finished with 16 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists in 28 minutes, taking off the entire fourth quarter of the blowout.

Basketball: NBA Match Highlights & Results (March 12)

Results & highlights of Monday's National Basketball Association games:

Spurs 107, Hawks 99

Kawhi Leonard poured in 31 points to lead four team mates in double-figure scoring as the San Antonio Spurs played through a season-high 23 turnovers and defeated the Atlanta Hawks 107-99 at the AT&T Center.

San Antonio (52-14) moved into a tie with the Golden State Warriors for the best record in the NBA. The Spurs have won nine of its past 10 games overall and nine in a row at home.

Basketball: NBA Match Highlights & Results (March 12)

Results & highlights of Sunday's National Basketball Association games:

Rockets 117, Cavaliers 112

James Harden recorded his 16th triple-double on the season, and the Houston Rockets grabbed a season-high 20 offensive rebounds to claim a tense back-and-fourth affair with the Cleveland Cavaliers 117-112 on Sunday night.

Basketball: NBA Match Highlights & Results (March 11)

Match results and highlights of NBA Saturday games:

Thunder 112, Jazz 104

Russell Westbrook collected his 32nd triple-double of the season to lead the Thunder to a 112-104 victory over the Utah Jazz Saturday at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.

Westbrook posted 33 points, 14 assists and 11 rebounds to break a tie with Wilt Chamberlain (1967-68) for second place on the triple-double list. Westbrook continues to average a triple-double and lead the NBA in scoring. Oklahoma City is 26-6 in games he records a triple-double.

Basketball: NBA Match Highlights & Results (March 10)

Results & Highlights of Thursday's National Basketball Association games:

Pistons 106, Cavaliers 101

Reggie Jackson scored 21 points and the Detroit Pistons overcame LeBron James' 50th career triple-double and downed the Cleveland Cavaliers 106-101 on Thursday night at The Palace.

Basketball: NBA Match Highlights & Results (March 8)

Results & highlights of Wednesday's National Basketball Association games:

Spurs 114, Kings 104

Manu Ginobili scored a season-high 19 points and David Lee equaled his season-best scoring output with 18 points as the short-handed San Antonio Spurs roared from behind to beat the Sacramento Kings 114-104 on Wednesday for their ninth straight victory.

Basketball: Nigerian Forward Al-Farouq Aminu Hits 500th NBA Career Apearance

D'Tigers forward, Al-Farouq Aminu, has made his five hundredth NBA career appearance for the Portland Trail Blazers in a regular season.

His team, recorded a One hundred and twenty- six to One hundred and twenty- one win over the Oklahoma City Thunder in the early hours of Wednesday.

It was Aminu's forty- first appearance this season for the Blazers and One hundred and twenty- third since joining from the Dallas Mavericks in twenty- fifteen where he featured seventy- four times. 

Basketball: NBA Match Highlights & Results (March 7)

Results & highlights of Tuesday's National Basketball Association games:

Mavericks 122, Lakers 111

Dirk Nowitzki scored 25 points, including the 30,000th of his career, to lead the Dallas Mavericks to a 122-111 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night at American Airlines Center.

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Nigerian News

100 Players To Compete For Lagos State Table Tennis Association Quarterly Champ   

A total of one hundred table tennis players will jostle for positions and placement in a quarterly trials which would begin today at the sportshall of Mobolaji Johnson, Rowe Park, Yaba.

The table tennis players comprises of sixty male and forty female players.

 

FIFA 'Mafia' Behind My Ban Says Amos Adamu   

Amos Adamu has slammed the FIFA mafia for his increased football ban globally. Amos thinks he's suffering from the fall out with the recent cabal that allegations forced out of FIFA

 

NPFL Match Day 12: Top Five Goal Scorers    

Stephen Odey of MFM FC still leads the top goal scorers table after matchday 12 with 7 goals while Mbaoma and Samuel are jointly closely behind with 6 goals each.

 

Bash Ali Sues Sports Minister, Demands For N1b For Damages   

It ought to have been a meeting where Nigeria's record aiming boxer Bash Ali would have cemented a plan with the Minister for sports to promote his proposed World Guniess book of record match but it turned to a fight between him and the minister's security aides and it has grown to a

 

Good Gesture! Super Eagles Defender Kenneth Omeruo Donates N2M To Sick Coach Kelechi Emetole   

Kenneth Omeruo has showed his cheerful character outside the football pitch as the defender kindly donated N2M to Coach Kelechi Emetole who needs a total of $11,000 for cancer of the throat treatment in India.
 
Kelechi Emetole

 

NPFL Match Day 11: Ten Things Fans Said   

It seems the fans are happy with the way the NPFL is progressing. Here are a few comments from the fans after match day 11:
 
Fans Talk

 

How Much Will It Cost You To Watch An NPFL Match On A V.I.P. Sit?   

According to a fan it will only cost you N500 to watch a match in Kano on the V.I.P stand, isn't that amazing. It will probably cost you from about N300,000 to be on the V.I.P. stand in any of Europe's top five leagues, we will get there....
 

 

NPFL: Match Day 11 Results   

NPFL Match day 11 results:

Rangers 1-0 ABS
Katsina 2-1 MFM 
Remo 1-1 Pillars
Enyimba 0-0 3SC
Plateau 0-0 Lobi
Gombe 2-0 FCIU
Abia Warriors 1-0 Tornadoes
El-Kanemi 3-1 Sunshine
Wikki 0-0 Rivers

 

Victor Moses Extends Chelsea Contract   

Super Eagles winger Victor Moses has extended his contract with English Premiership side Chelsea after a brilliant campaign under Italian coach Antonio Conte.

 

Victor Moses Aiming For Better Goal Scoring Form Return   

Super Eagles star and Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses is currently enjoying the best form of his career but the Nigerian admits he needs to take more of his goal-scoring opportunities after he was rewarded with a two-year contract extension earlier this week.

 

Amos Adamu Banned By FIFA For Two More Years   

Fifa, on Tuesday, placed a two-year suspension on its former executive committee member Amos Adamu after investigation into a proceeding opening against him last year.

 

EPL, LA LIGA, SERIE A

Serie A: Five Things We Learned   

Juventus conceded their first league draw in over a year amid rumours that coach Massimiliano Allegri is on his way to Arsenal, but Roma are still heading for a podium place.

 

Alaves vs Sevilla Preview: All You Need To Know   

Venue: Estadio Mendizorroza

Time: 7:45pm

Referee: Daniel Trujillo (Spain)

Date: 06/03/17

 

West Ham vs Chelsea Preview: All You Need To Know   

Venue: Olympic Stadium

Referee: Andre Marriner (England)

Match Facts, Head to Head & Stats:

 

Sunderland vs Manchester City: All You Need To Know   

Match Venue: Stadium of Light

Referee: Martin Atkinson (England)

Match Facts, Head to Head & Stats:

 

Tottenham vs Everton: All You Need To Know   

Match Venue: White Hart Lane

Referee: Michael Oliver (England)

Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats:

 

Super Messi runs Riot On Celta de Vigo   

Enrique's Barcelona returned to the top of La Liga with a thumping 5-0 win over Celta Vigo, with Lionel Messi and Neymar at their peak.

 

Eibar 1-4 Real Madrid: Benzema's Double Inspires Los Blancos   

Karim Benzema inspired Real Madrid to a comprehensive 4-1 win over Eibar, putting Zinedine Zidane’s side top of La Liga - at least until Barcelona play later this evening.

 

Barcelona vs Celta de Vigo: All You Need To Know   

Match Venue: Camp Nou

Referee: Jesus Gil (Spain)

Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats

 

Liverpool vs Arsenal: All You Need To Know   

Venue: Anfield

Referee: Robert Madley (England)

Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats

 

Manchester United 1-1 Bournemouth: Mourinho's Men Look Destined For 6th Position As Zlatan's Penalty Gets Saved   

Rojo scored for Mourinho's men, Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a penalty saved and somehow avoided a red card as Manchester United drew 1-1 at home to 10-man Bournemouth as the Red Devils looke

 

Leicester vs Hull: Match Facts, Head To Head & Stats   

This is the fourth Premier League meeting between the teams, with both sides claiming one victory each in the three previous games (D1).

 

Manchester United vs Bournemouth: All You Need To Know   

Match venue: Old Trafford

Referee: Kevin Friend (England)

Stats, Head to Head & Match Facts