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Boston Celtics fight back against Miami Heat

Boston Celtics fight back against Miami Heat

Facing elimination, the Celtics beat the Miami Heat in game five of the Eastern Conference finals on Friday, with the Heat now holding a 3-2 series lead ahead of game six.

  • by Jeff Zillgitt

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Murray's Jordan-esque bucket
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Murray's Jordan-esque bucket

Jamal Murray's spectacular layup was reminiscent of Michael Jordan.

Opals guard comes up big as Storm move within a win of WNBA decider
WNBA

Opals guard comes up big as Storm move within a win of WNBA decider

Sami Whitcomb didn't get a lot of minutes for Seattle Storm but she made the most of her time on court as her side took a 2-0 lead.

  • by Roy Ward
Miami find their Herro
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Miami find their Herro

Miami Heat's Tyler Herro was the hero in the NBA playoffs series against the Boston Celtics.

Herro makes long-range three pointer
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Herro makes long-range three pointer

Tyler Herro stars in Miami's playoff win over Boston.

Murray, Nuggets hang on to win, cut Lakers' lead to 2-1
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Murray, Nuggets hang on to win, cut Lakers' lead to 2-1

Jamal Murray had 28 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds and made two late three-pointers to halt a Lakers charge, helping the Nuggets to a 114-106 victory.

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Basketball Australia watching closely as later NBA season may rule stars out of Tokyo Olympics
NBA

Basketball Australia watching closely as later NBA season may rule stars out of Tokyo Olympics

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said his “best guess” is that next season will not start until at least January, acknowledging top players could miss next year’s Games.

  • by Roy Ward
Vanessa Bryant sues LA sheriff over helicopter crash photos
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Vanessa Bryant sues LA sheriff over helicopter crash photos

Kobe Bryant's widow Vanessa Bryant filed a lawsuit against the Los Angeles County sheriff claiming deputies shared unauthorised photos of the crash.

  • by Stefanie Dazio
Davis stands tall under pressure to deliver last gasp win to Lakers
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Davis stands tall under pressure to deliver last gasp win to Lakers

There was 2.1 seconds left on the clock when Anthony Davis made a winning play that will be remembered.

  • by Tania Ganguli
Celtics top Heat 117-106, cut east finals deficit to 2-1
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Celtics top Heat 117-106, cut east finals deficit to 2-1

Getting big leads has been relatively easy for the Boston Celtics in these eastern conference finals. This time, they also found a way to finish the job.

Mitch Creek keeps NBA dreams on hold as COVID leaves future up in air
Coronavirus pandemic

Mitch Creek keeps NBA dreams on hold as COVID leaves future up in air

Mitch Creek is keeping his NBA prospects in prospective as the pandemic and delayed seasons in the US and Australia make his chances of an NBA return uncertain.

  • by Roy Ward