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Suns eliminate Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AFP) — The Phoenix Suns — fueled by 47 points from Devin Booker — toppled the National Basketball Association (NBA) champion Los Angeles Lakers, 113-100, on Thursday, handing superstar LeBron James his first first-round playoff exit. James scored 29 points to lead the Lakers, but they were unable to dig themselves out of […] The post Suns eliminate Lakers appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJun 4th, 2021Related News

Davis: Injuries doomed LA Lakers& rsquo; bid to keep crown

Los Angeles—Anthony Davis limped out of the NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers’ season-ending loss to the Phoenix Suns on Thursday, a sight that the star forward and teammate LeBron James said summed up their season......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsJun 4th, 2021Related News

Suns dethrone Lakers in wire-to-wire Game 6

Devin Booker and the Suns started the game with guns blazing against the Lakers when they jumped to a quick double-digit lead, 36-14......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJun 4th, 2021Related News

Nuggets oust Blazers

Los Angeles, Unites States—Serbian center Nikola Jokic scored 36 points and the Denver Nuggets advanced to the second round of the NBA playoffs Thursday (Friday morning, June 4, 2021, Philippine time) by defeating the Portland Trail Blazers, 126-115. The 7-footer went 13-of-22 from the field and added eight rebounds and six assists for the visiting […] The post Nuggets oust Blazers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJun 4th, 2021Related News

Suns eliminate defending champion Lakers

The Phoenix Suns eliminated the defending champions Los Angeles Lakers with a masterful 113-100 win in Game 6 of their Western Conference first round showdown at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Friday, June 4, 2021, Philippine time. The Suns wrapped up the best-of-seven series, 4-2, and will face the Denver Nuggets in the […] The post Suns eliminate defending champion Lakers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJun 4th, 2021Related News

Nuggets eliminate Blazers in Game 6

Aaron Gordon's triple buried the Blazers after extending Denver's lead to nine, 124-115, with 52.6 left......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJun 4th, 2021Related News

Suns shove Lakers, LeBron to brink; Nets crush Celtics

LOS ANGELES—Devin Booker scored 30 points as the Phoenix Suns left LeBron James and the depleted Los Angeles Lakers facing elimination from the NBA playoffs on Tuesday with a crushing 115-85 victory......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsJun 3rd, 2021Related News

We got our ass kicked, says LeBron after embarrassing defeat

LOS ANGLELES (AFP) – LeBron James made no excuses after the Los Angeles Lakers were left facing elimination from the NBA playoffs on Tuesday following a humiliating defeat to the Phoenix Suns. “We got our ass kicked – it’s that simple,” James said, after being asked to sum up what had gone wrong in a […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsJun 2nd, 2021Related News

Suns scorch Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AFP) — Devin Booker scored 30 points as the Phoenix Suns left LeBron James and the depleted Los Angeles Lakers facing elimination from the National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs on Tuesday with a crushing 115-85 victory. Phoenix took full advantage of the injury absence of the Lakers’ Anthony Davis to dominate the defending […] The post Suns scorch Lakers appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJun 2nd, 2021Related News

Lillard s late heroics go down the drain as Nuggets outlast Blazers in 2OT

It was Michael Porter Jr. who had the last laugh after drilling a dagger 3-pointer to put the Nuggets up by three with 1:33 ticks left in 2OT......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJun 2nd, 2021Related News

Suns steamroll Davis-less Lakers for 3-2 lead

Taking a 3-2 series lead against the defending champions, the Suns used a huge second quarter where they outscored the Lakers 32-10 to blow the game wide open......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJun 2nd, 2021Related News

Portland s Lillard contributes to million-peso aid for fire-struck PGH

Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard was reportedly among the generous donors who passed the hat to financially help recovery efforts for the Philippine General Hospital, which caught fire in mid-May......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsMay 31st, 2021Related News

Bucks complete sweep of Heat; Blazers tie series against Nuggets

The Bucks blasted their tormentors last year with a 4-0 series beatdown to be the first team through to the second round of the playoffs......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsMay 30th, 2021Related News

Lakers clamp down Suns in pivotal Game 3

Though nominally the underdog against the second-seeded Suns, the Lakers made sure to take the first playoff game in Staples since 2013 in their favor......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsMay 28th, 2021Related News

Lakers ward off Suns to even series; Mavs go 2-0 vs Clippers

After leading for much of the game, the Lakers needed to fend off a Suns run in the final quarter to head back to Los Angeles with the series tied at 1-1......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 26th, 2021Related News

Booker stars as Suns sink Lakers; Sixers clip Wizards

LOS ANGELES—Devin Booker scored 34 points as the second-seeded Phoenix Suns outplayed the Los Angeles Lakers in their Western Conference playoff series opener with a hardfought 99-90 victory on Sunday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsMay 25th, 2021Related News

NBA Playoffs: Booker shines as Suns sink Lakers

Los Angeles—Devin Booker scored 34 points as the second-seeded Phoenix Suns outplayed the Los Angeles Lakers in their Western Conference playoff series opener with a hard-fought 99-90 victory on Sunday (Monday morning, May 24, 2021, Philippine time). Booker—playing in the first NBA playoff game of his career—spearheaded a deserved win over the reigning NBA champions, […] The post NBA Playoffs: Booker shines as Suns sink Lakers appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMay 24th, 2021Related News

James escapes sanction over Covid-19 rule

LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James broke NBA rules regarding Covid-19 but will not face sanction over the protocol breach, US media reported Saturday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsMay 23rd, 2021Related News

Nets Big 3 tow Brooklyn past Celtics; Blazers draw first blood vs Nuggets

In the other games of the day, the Milwaukee Bucks and the Dallas Mavericks also took 1-0 leads over their respective match-ups earlier Saturday (Sunday, Manila)......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsMay 23rd, 2021Related News

James& rsquo; 34-foot trey lifts LA to playoffs

Los Angeles—LeBron James overcame blurred vision Wednesday to score a 34-foot three pointer with under a minute left as the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a first half deficit to beat the Golden State Warriors 103-100 and reach the main draw of the NBA’s West playoffs......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsMay 21st, 2021Related News