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African Blogtable: Start of the 2020-21 NBA season

Is a Lakers back-to-back a lock? And which Christmas Day game will be the most exciting?

African Blogtable: It all comes down to this

The NBA Finals African Blogtable brings together some of the top basketball minds on the African continent to share their thoughts on the Heat-Lakers matchup at every stage of the best-of-seven series. Here are their predictions ahead of Game 5.

African Blogtable: A bad day at the office for the Lakers, or a sign of things to come?

The African Blogtable brings together some of the top basketball minds from across the continent to share their thoughts on the Heat-Lakers matchup in the NBA finals. After the Heat’s win in the latest game, here are their predictions ahead of game four.

African Blogtable: How will the Heat respond in game two of the NBA finals?

The African Blogtable brings together some of the top basketball minds from across the continent to share their thoughts on the Heat-Lakers matchup at every stage of the best-of-seven series. Here are their predictions ahead of the second game

African Blogtable: Lakers or Heat, who will win the 2020 NBA finals?

The NBA finals African Blogtable brings together some of the top basketball minds from across the continent who share their thoughts on the Heat-Lakers matchup at every stage of the best-of-seven series. Here are their predictions ahead of game one

African Blogtable: Which team will dominate this year’s NBA Western Conference finals?

This year’s NBA Western Conference finals sees the Lakers face off against the Nuggets, a matchup that last recalled a decade ago. We asked our team of experts for their predictions

African Blogtable: Upsets and flukes in the NBA playoffs

This week, some lower-seeded teams won their first games against the top-seeded teams. Were these once-off wins or should LeBron and Giannis be worried?

Welcome to the African Blogtable: Let’s talk NBA playoffs

The NBA playoffs have officially begun and the race to the championship is tight. African sports journalists from all over the continent share their answers to some burning questions about this season’s potential winner

How the coronavirus has hit global sport

Here is a look at the effects on sport of the coronavirus, which on Monday had killed over 3 800 people while infecting more than 110 000 in over 100 countries

Greek Freak, disrupter of the NBA

The Milwaukee Bucks’ 2.11m star player is redefining our conception of greatness

Magic Johnson steps down as Lakers chief

The 59-year-old Lakers legend's decision follows the failure of the LA franchise to make the playoffs for a sixth consecutive year.

LeBron passes his idol Jordan

At his current pace, the superstar may soon become the highest-scoring player in the NBA

Africa Game more than a ‘spectacle’

An exhibition performance in Pretoria brought out the fans to get a taste of the real thing

LeBron officially inks his name onto $154-million Lakers deal

James agreed to terms on the Lakers deal, leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers after four seasons in which he led them to four NBA Finals

​What’s really in an All-Star?

It’s not part of the regular NBA season. It’s not part of the postseason. It doesn’t work according to established teams. It's all about skill.

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