Posts Tagged "Basketball"

The Australians sporting landscape is flooded with options. This flood causes all the team sports, and a lot of their fans, to engage in a code war that all deny is taking place.

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After completing his fourth NBA season, a lot has been discussed about Andrew Wiggins and his performances in 2017-18.

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The Boston Celtics have had a torrid time on the road, but they will look to restore some order against the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 10:30am (AEST).

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With the Cavaliers tying their series with the Celtics at two wins apiece, we’ve just about reached the midway point in the conference finals. Four games have been played in the Eastern series and three in the Western match-up, so there’s been plenty of basketball to digest and discuss.

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In Game 1 we saw a Houston Rockets team who put an unhealthy reliance on James Harden isolations.

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From the moment Kevin Durant let the world know he was signing with the Golden State Warriors after the 2016 season, basketball fans everywhere knew that they were in for a long, sad ride.

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The Golden State Warriors have been basketball magic over the past four seasons. They’ve had 320 wins (including postseason), two titles and three finals appearances, with a chance to win another title next month.

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Match recap Wow, what a game. In perhaps the most entertaining game of playoffs, the 76ers just would not go away against the Boston Celtics.

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The super stardom of Melbourne-native Ben Simmons has led to increasing expectations on the Boomers chances of winning a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

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2018 will go down in history as a massive year for basketball in Australia.

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This was supposed to be the year. The one where everything changed for the Raptors.

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Match result Due to the amount of chances 76ers had, the spark from starting lineup addition TJ McConnell, and overall play of Dario Saric, Philadelphia is still alive against the Boston Celtics.

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The Philadelphia 76ers showed plenty of promise on the road, but now it’s win or else as they return home for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semi-finals against the Boston Celtics. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 7am (AEST).

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The Utah Jazz were never meant to make the playoffs. 43 games into the season and they were out of the playoff picture, with a record of 17-26.

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After taking Game 1, the Boston Celtics will look to hold their home-court advantage against a Philadelphia 76ers side with plenty of work to do. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage of Game 2 from 10:30am (AEST).

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After a physical first-round victory against the Miami Heat, Ben Simmons and his Philadelphia 76ers will take on the second-seeded Boston Celtics from 10am (AEST) on Tuesday.

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The Oklahoma City Thunder entered the 2018 NBA season as a divisive squad. Many anointed the Thunder the NBA’s newest super team, projecting their star power would see them challenge the Warriors for the Western Conference spot in the NBA finals.

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So we are here in the second round after an immense, gripping first round of the playoffs.

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Andrew Bogut’s NBL homecoming, coupled with Ben Simmons’ ascension to NBA superstardom looms as the catalyst for men’s basketball to finally reclaim a seat at the big table of Australian sport.

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If it was not already clear, Russell Westbrook made it apparent that he might be the most polarizing player in the NBA after his performance in Game 5 versus the Utah Jazz.

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