Basketball Results

Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder scores off a slam dunk against the Los Angeles Lakers during their NBA game at Staples Center on February 13, 2014
Result: USA take final Rio gold with men's basketball victory over Serbia
The United States win the men's Olympic basketball tournament for the sixth time in seven attempts by beating Serbia 96-66 in Rio de Janeiro.
Aug 21, 22:13
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Result: United States win sixth successive Olympic women's basketball gold after thrashing Spain
The United States win their sixth successive Olympic women's basketball title at Rio 2016 by beating Spain 101-72 at Carioca Arena.
Aug 20, 22:58
Andre Iguodala and Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors celebrate winning the NBA title on June 16, 2015
Result: Golden State Warriors rally to beat Los Angeles Clippers, remain unbeaten
The Golden State Warriors complete the biggest comeback of the NBA season to beat the Los Angeles Clippers and improve to 13-0, three wins away from the best-ever start.
Nov 20, 10:13
Chris Bosh #1 of the Miami Heat posts up Pau Gasol #16 of the Los Angeles Lakers during a game at American Airlines Arena on January 23, 2014
Result: Chris Bosh powers Miami Heat past Sacramento Kings
Chris Bosh's 23 points and 11 rebounds leads the Miami Heat to a 116-109 win over the Sacramento Kings.
Nov 20, 09:50
LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots the ball against the Miami Heat at Arena HSBC on October 11, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Result: Cleveland Cavaliers return to winning ways by seeing off Milwaukee Bucks
LeBron James scores 27 points on 9-13 shooting as the Cleveland Cavaliers win for the first time in three games by easing past the Milwaukee Bucks 115-110.
Nov 20, 09:26
Brandon Knight #3 of the Phoenix Suns controls the ball against the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on February 25, 2015
Result: Phoenix Suns overcome short-handed Los Angeles Clippers
Phoenix Suns guards Brandon Knight and Eric Bledsoe combine for 66 points in a 118-104 win over the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers.
Nov 13, 10:14
Andre Iguodala and Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors celebrate winning the NBA title on June 16, 2015
Result: Golden State Warriors achieve club-record 10-0 start
Stephen Curry dazzles with 46 points as the Golden State Warriors achieve a club-record 10-0 start to an NBA season with a 129-116 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Nov 13, 09:49
Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra during the game against San Antonio Spurs on June 18, 2013
Result: Miami Heat edge out Utah Jazz for third win in a row
Chris Bosh's 25 points leads the Miami Heat as they secure their third NBA win in a row by ousting the Utah Jazz 92-91.
Nov 13, 09:27
Nikola Mirotic #44 of the Chicago Bulls holds up his fingers after hitting a three point shot against the Toronto Raptors at the United Center on March 20, 2015
Result: Chicago Bulls survive Cleveland Cavaliers fightback in season opener
The Chicago Bulls hold off a fightback from the Cleveland Cavaliers to earn a 97-95 victory over the Eastern Conference champions on the opening night of the season.
Oct 28, 03:08
Andre Drummond of the Detroit Pistons takes a foul shot against the New York Knicks during their game at Madison Square Garden on January 7, 2014
Result: Detroit Pistons kick off new season with win over Atlanta Hawks
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scores 21 points as the Detroit Pistons start the new season with a 106-94 victory over the Atlanta Hawks.
Oct 28, 02:53
Golden State Warriors' Andrew Bogut in action during the game against Denver Nuggets on April 28, 2013
Result: Australia men's team qualify for 2016 Olympics with win over New Zealand
Australia men's basketball team reach the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro by defeating New Zealand in their qualifying clash.
Aug 19, 01:07
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry in action during the NBA match against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 4, 2015
Result: Russia men, women take gold in 3x3 basketball
Russia's men and women both win gold in the 3x3 basketball event at the European Games in Baku.
Jun 26, 18:04
Orla O'Reilly of Ireland attempts to block a shot by Maria Aranzazu Gomez Novo of Spain in the Women's 3x3 Basketball preliminaries during day twelve of the Baku 2015 European Games at the Basketball Arena on June 24, 2015
Result: Ireland lose in quarter-finals
Ireland lose 21-15 to the Russian Federation in the quarter-finals of the women's 3x3 basketball event at the European Games.
Jun 25, 18:14
A general view of the Baku Olympic Stadium
Result: Serbia start strongly in 3x3 basketball at European Games
Pre-tournament favourites Serbia are living up to the hype in the men's 3x3 basketball tournament in Baku.
Jun 24, 08:24
A general view of the Baku Olympic Stadium
Result: Ireland lose out to Slovenia in 3x3 basketball opener
Ireland lose their first 3x3 basketball match 14-10 to Slovenia at the European Games.
Jun 23, 16:43
Andre Iguodala and Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors celebrate winning the NBA title on June 16, 2015
Result: Golden State Warriors clinch NBA title with victory over Cleveland Cavaliers
The Golden State Warriors win the NBA title for the first time since 1975 as a 105-97 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers earns them a 4-2 series triumph.
Jun 17, 05:01
Golden State Warriors point-guard Stephen Curry drives to the basket during game one of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena on June 4, 2015
Result: Golden State Warriors take lead in NBA Finals
Stephen Curry leads the Golden State Warriors to a 104-91 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers to take a 3-2 lead in the NBA Finals.
Jun 15, 10:20
Andre Iguodala #9 of the Golden State Warriors spwaks in overtime the media after Game Four of the 2015 NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena on June 11, 2015
Result: Golden State Warriors ease to victory to level NBA Finals at 2-2
The Golden State Warriors produce a dominant display on the road to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-82 and level the NBA Finals at 2-2.
Jun 12, 05:00
Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James during game three of the NBA Finals on June 9, 2015
Result: Cleveland Cavaliers hold off late Golden State Warriors rally to lead NBA Finals
The Cleveland Cavaliers take a 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals as LeBron James leads his side to a 96-91 win over the Golden State Warriors with 40 points.
Jun 10, 04:56
LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers with the ball as Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry tries to steal during game one of the NBA Finals at Oracle Arena on June 4, 2015
Result: Cleveland Cavaliers earn overtime win to tie NBA Finals after game two
The Cleveland Cavaliers produce a strong display to tie the NBA Finals with an overtime victory in game two against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena.
Jun 8, 04:59
LeBron James and Stephen Curry during game one of the NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers on June 4, 2015
Result: Golden State Warriors pull away from Cleveland Cavaliers in overtime of game one
The Golden State Warriors beats the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-100 in overtime as the Western Conference winners clinch the advantage at the start of the NBA Finals.
Jun 5, 05:19
Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors stands on the court during their game against the Chicago Bulls at ORACLE Arena on January 27, 2015
Result: Golden State Warriors through to NBA Finals
The Golden State Warriors reach the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years with a 104-90 win over the Houston Rockets.
May 28, 09:18
Tristan Thompson #13 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on January 13, 2015
Result: Cleveland Cavaliers crush Atlanta Hawks to reach NBA Finals
The Cleveland Cavaliers are through to the NBA Finals after beating the Atlanta Hawks 118-88 in game four of the Eastern Conference finals to clinch the series.
May 27, 09:16
James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets faces the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on March 7, 2015
Result: James Harden erupts for 45 to keep Houston Rockets alive
The Houston Rockets stay alive in the NBA Western Conference finals with a 125-118 victory over the Golden State Warriors in game four.
May 26, 10:28
LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots the ball against the Miami Heat at Arena HSBC on October 11, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Result: Cleveland Cavaliers beat Atlanta Hawks in overtime
The Cleveland Cavaliers close in on a place in the NBA Finals with a win in overtime against the Atlanta Hawks.
May 25, 10:07
Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors is congratulated by Klay Thompson #11 after Curry made a basket and was fouled during their game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Oracle Arena on January 23, 2013
Result: Golden State Warriors thrash Houston Rockets
Stephen Curry scores 40 points to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 115-80 rout over the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference finals.
May 24, 10:18
LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots the ball against the Miami Heat at Arena HSBC on October 11, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Result: LeBron James leads Cleveland Cavaliers to win
The Cleveland Cavaliers open up a 2-0 lead over the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference finals with a 94-82 win in game two.
May 23, 08:38
Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors stands on the court during their game against the Chicago Bulls at ORACLE Arena on January 27, 2015
Result: Golden State Warriors edge out Houston Rockets to extend lead
The Golden State Warriors open up a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals with a narrow 99-98 win over the Houston Rockets.
May 22, 10:43
LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots the ball against the Miami Heat at Arena HSBC on October 11, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Result: Cleveland Cavaliers seal win in game one
The Cleveland Cavaliers begin the Eastern Conference playoff finals with a 97-89 win over the Atlanta Hawks.
May 21, 09:19
Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts after he made a three-point basket against the Memphis Grizzlies during Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the NBA Playoffs on May 3, 2015
Result: Golden State Warriors begin conference finals with win over Houston Rockets
The Golden State Warriors come from 16 points down to beat the Houston Rockets 110-106 in the first game of the Western Conference finals.
May 20, 09:18
James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets faces the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on March 7, 2015
Result: Houston Rockets defeat Los Angeles Clippers to reach Western Conference finals
The Houston Rockets reach the Western Conference finals for the first time since 1997 by defeating the Los Angeles Clippers 113-100 in game seven of their series.
May 18, 00:46
Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors reacts after he made a three-point basket against the Memphis Grizzlies during Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals during the NBA Playoffs on May 3, 2015
Result: Golden State Warriors secure finals spot
The Golden State Warriors are through to the Western Conference finals after securing a series win over the Memphis Grizzlies.
May 16, 08:35
Atlanta Hawks' Paul Millsap in action against San Antonio Spurs on October 17, 2013
Result: Atlanta Hawks reach Eastern Conference finals for first time
The Atlanta Hawks reach the Eastern Conference finals for the first time with a 94-91 win over the Washington Wizards to clinch their playoff series.
May 16, 08:16
James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets faces the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on March 7, 2015
Result: Houston Rockets come from behind to level series
The Houston Rockets come from 13 points down in the fourth quarter to secure a 119-107 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.
May 15, 10:38
Tristan Thompson #13 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on January 13, 2015
Result: Cleveland Cavaliers beat Chicago Bulls to reach conference finals
The Cleveland Cavaliers are through to the Eastern Conference finals after beating the Chicago Bulls 4-2 in their semi-final series.
May 15, 10:19
Kyle Korver #26 of the Atlanta Hawks against the Houston Rockets at Philips Arena on January 10, 2014
Result: Kyle Korver praises "cornerstone" Al Horford
Atlanta Hawks small forward Kyle Korver describes center Al Horford as the "cornerstone" of the team following their win over the Washington Wizards.
May 14, 10:48
Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors is congratulated by Klay Thompson #11 after Curry made a basket and was fouled during their game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Oracle Arena on January 23, 2013
Result: Golden State Warriors cruise to win over Memphis Grizzlies
The Golden State Warriors cruise to a 98-78 win over the Memphis Grizzlies to take a 3-2 lead in their Western Conference semi-final.
May 14, 10:35
Roger Mason Jr. #8 of the New Orleans Hornets lays in a basket against Al Horford #15 of the Atlanta Hawks at Philips Arena on February 8, 2013
Result: Al Horford lifts Atlanta Hawks to victory
Al Horford adds a basket in the final second to give the Atlanta Hawks an 82-81 win over the Washington Wizards, putting them 3-2 up in their playoff series.
May 14, 09:18
James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets faces the Denver Nuggets at Pepsi Center on March 7, 2015
Result: Houston Rockets thrash Los Angeles Clippers to keep playoff series alive
The Houston Rockets clinch a comfortable victory in their must-win game against the Los Angeles Clippers in the Western Conference semi-finals.
May 13, 09:34
LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoots the ball against the Miami Heat at Arena HSBC on October 11, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Result: Cleveland Cavaliers edge ahead against Chicago Bulls
The Cleveland Cavaliers take a 3-2 lead in their playoff series against the Chicago Bulls with a 106-101 victory in game five.
May 13, 09:14