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Jason Collins becomes first openly gay man to play in NBA

Jason Collins has become the first openly gay player to see action in an NBA game.

Monday, 24 February, 2014, 11:06am

Jeremy Lin comes off bench to land first triple-double

Jeremy Lin impressed his teammates with his first career triple-double in Houston’s win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.

The Rockets were even more surprised that he achieved the feat coming off the bench.

2 Feb 2014 - 1:13pm 1 comment

Miami's big guns end losing run at 2

LeBron James scored 25 points and Chris Bosh added 24 as the Heat beat the winless Washington Wizards 103-93  to end a rare two-game slide.

Dwyane Wade scored 20 points for Miami, who haven’t dropped three straight regular-season games since January last year. The Heat had 32 assists on 37 field goals, including all nine of their baskets in the third quarter.

4 Nov 2013 - 3:35pm

Michael Carter-Williams has superb debut for 76ers

Michael Carter-Williams had an NBA debut to remember, notching 22 points, 12 assists and nine steals to lead the Philadelphia 76ers past the reigning champions Miami Heat 114-110.

The rookie out of Syracuse nearly upstaged Allen Iverson on a night Philly celebrated the retired star’s spectacular career.

31 Oct 2013 - 1:47pm

Miami Heat get their championship rings then see off Bulls

They got their rings before the game, then a challenge as it was winding down.

The Miami Heat responded to both.

30 Oct 2013 - 12:52pm

Miami Heat player fined US$5,000 for flop

The incident took place 5:53 into the second quarter of the contest at AT&T Centre, which the Heat won 109-93 over the San Antonio Spurs to knot the best-of-seven series at two games apiece.

16 Jun 2013 - 4:55am

NBA's Brooklyn Nets hire former star player Jason Kidd as coach

The Brooklyn Nets have hired Jason Kidd as their coach, bringing the former star back to the franchise he led to its greatest NBA success.

Kidd retired earlier this month after one season with the New York Knicks, his 19th in the NBA. The Nets decided to hire him to replace P.J. Carlesimo despite his absence of coaching experience.

14 Jun 2013 - 5:12am

D-listers crash party in NBA finals

The finals opened as such a juicy matchup of A-list stars. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh for the Heat against Tim Duncan, Tony Parker and Manu Ginobili for the old guard Spurs. Big Three v Big Three. Winners take all.

13 Jun 2013 - 5:52am

Spurs' Tim Duncan bids for title No 5

For all the play-off slugfests he has endured over the years, for all the elbows to the ribs he has taken in the post, for all the post-season runs between this NBA Finals and his last one, little has changed for Tim Duncan.

9 Jun 2013 - 5:39am

San Antonio Spurs reject 'too old' tag

The San Antonio Spurs refuse to let talk of them being too old get in the way of their NBA championship dreams.

6 Jun 2013 - 5:47am

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