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Apr 22, 2019 - 10:28 PM

Watch the Boston Celtics sweep the Indiana Pacers in the 2019 NBA Playoffs, and more thrilling action

SWEEP. The Boston Celtics advance to the next round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs. Photo from Boston Celtics Twitter

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Apr 16, 2019 - 10:11 PM

Watch the Los Angeles Clippers complete a historic 31-point comeback, and more thrilling action

HISTORIC. Landry Shamet's go-ahead bucket seals the come-from-behind win for the Los Angeles Clippers. Photo from NBA Twitter

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Apr 02, 2019 - 9:38 PM

Watch the top teams of the East Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors dominate their opponents, and more thrilling action

BREAKOUT GAME. Danny Green notches his season-high of 29 points off 7 three-pointers. Photo from NBA Twitter

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Mar 26, 2019 - 10:18 PM

Watch the Orlando Magic and the Memphis Grizzlies pull off upsets, and more thrilling action

UPSET. Bruno Caboclo leads the Memphis Grizzlies to an upset win over Oklahoma. Photo from Bruno Caboclo's Instagram

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Mar 19, 2019 - 8:30 PM

Watch the San Antonio Spurs cruise to a ninth straight win over the Golden State Warriors, and more thrilling action

TEAMWORK. The San Antonio Spurs gain control over the Golden State Warriors. Photo from San Antonio Spurs Twitter

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Mar 12, 2019 - 9:19 PM

Watch the Cleveland Cavaliers pull off a massive upset on East's No. 2 Toronto Raptors, and more thrilling action

BIG WIN. Cleveland Cavaliers' Channing Frye celebrates the stunning win over Toronto. Photo from Cleveland Cavaliers Twitter

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Mar 08, 2019 - 12:36 AM

The Nuggets turn back the Lakers, but the night still belongs to LeBron James

UNSTOPPABLE. The legend of LeBron James continues as he hits another milestone. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

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Mar 06, 2019 - 8:09 PM

The Boston Celtics snap out of their slump against no less than the defending champion Golden State Warriors

TURNAROUND. Kyrie Irving (center) and the Celtics finally get over the hump. Photo from Boston Celtics Twitter

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Mar 06, 2019 - 10:12 AM

Rookie sensation Luka Doncic hits an incredible halfcourt shot to beat the halftime buzzer

SLOVENIAN SENSATION. There’s more to the Luka Doncic on-court showcase. Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images/AFP

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Mar 05, 2019 - 10:30 PM

Watch the San Antonio Spurs edge out the Denver Nuggets, and more thrilling action on Monday, March 4

THROW DOWN. LaMarcus Aldridge scoress 22 points behind topscorer DeMar DeRozan. Photo from San Antonio Spurs Twitter

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Mar 04, 2019 - 9:27 AM

LeBron James soars for an alley-oop slam with Rajon Rondo before going for another drive-and-dunk finish

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 16: LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers in action against the Washington Wizards at Capital One Arena on December 16, 2018 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Patrick Smith/Getty Images/AFP

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Mar 02, 2019 - 9:35 PM

The Bucks punch this season's first playoff ticket as the Raptors and the Bulls pull off thrilling escapes

ON TRACK. Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Bucks stay on course of their NBA title bid. Photo from NBA Twitter

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Mar 01, 2019 - 7:19 PM

James Harden puts up a game for the ages for the Rockets while the Magic pull off a massive upset against two-time defending champions Warriors

CUT ABOVE THE REST. James Harden makes another case for his second straight MVP award. Photo from Twitter (@NBA)


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Feb 28, 2019 - 10:35 PM

Dwyane Wade drains a buzzer-beater to lift the Heat over the Warriors as his pal LeBron James also delivers in the Lakers' escape over the Pelicans

SUBLIME. Dwyane Wade adds another career highlight in his storied career. Photo from NBA Twitter

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Feb 27, 2019 - 10:41 AM

Steph Curry knocks in a spectacular three and Karl-Anthony Towns flashes a pair of showboat dunks

SLICK. Steph Curry and the Warriors just won’t give their opponents a break. Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images/AFP

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Feb 15, 2019 - 9:56 AM

Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo never fails to spice up his on-court show

MVP FORM. Giannis Antetokounmpo delivers in another big night for the Bucks. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

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Feb 14, 2019 - 8:40 AM

Steph Curry proves he's not just one of the NBA's premier shooters, but also one of the flashiest assist men

RED-HOT. Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors continue their winning ways. Photo from Twitter (@NBA)


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Feb 12, 2019 - 9:44 PM

Watch James Harden hit his 30th 30-point game, plus more thrilling action

GO-TO GUY. Reigning NBA MVP James Harden continues to lead the Houston Rockets while making history. Photo from Houston Rockets Twitter

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Feb 11, 2019 - 9:14 AM

Thunder superstars Paul George and Russell Westbrook team up for a steal-and-slam play as Rockets guard Chris Paul dish out clever assists

STAR POWER. Paul George and Russell Westbrook deliver the goods yet again for the Thunder. Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

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Feb 10, 2019 - 10:58 AM

Joel Embiid and Anthony Davis come up with big blocks as the big men turn up to dominate the highlight reel

BIG PLAY. Joel Embiid proves clutch yet again for the Sixers. Photo from NBA Twitter

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Feb 09, 2019 - 10:06 AM

LeBron James and Rajon Rondo whip their magic as the Lakers get their mojo back

SEASONED STARS. LeBron James and Rajon Rondo carry the revitalized Lakers. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

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Feb 07, 2019 - 8:41 PM

The Milwaukee Bucks become the first team to hit the 40-win mark this season

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Feb 07, 2019 - 9:25 AM

Myles Turner delivers an offensive and defensive master class in the Pacers’ total demolition of the Lakers

SENSATIONAL. Myles Turner gets the ultimate compliment from Indiana broadcast analyst Quinn Buckner. Photo from NBA

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Feb 06, 2019 - 9:40 PM

The Indiana Pacers rip the Los Angeles Lakers to spoil LeBron James' milestone moment

DOMINANT. Thaddeus Young and the Pacers hardly give an inch to LeBron James and the Lakers all game. Photo from Indiana Pacers

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Feb 06, 2019 - 9:38 AM

Kings rookie Marvin Bagley III highlights a career-high show with a stunning 360-degree alley-oop dunk

PERFECT NIGHT. Marvin Bagley throws down a reel-worthy slam in a career-high performance to lift the Kings to a victory over the Spurs. Photo from Marvin Bagley's Instagram

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Feb 05, 2019 - 9:34 PM

Watch Andre Drummond and the Detroit Pistons bounce back with an upset win over Denver

REDEMPTION. Andre Drummond records a double-double to lead the Detroit Pistons to a win. Photo from Andre Drummond's Instagram

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Feb 04, 2019 - 9:16 AM

Warriors star DeMarcus Cousins throws down a vicious slam and gives Lakers hotshot Kyle Kuzma a staredown

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Feb 03, 2019 - 8:15 PM

Watch the Golden State Warriors turn back a Los Angeles Lakers side missing superstar LeBron James anew, plus more exciting action

REVENGE. Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors prevent another upset from the Los Angeles Lakers. Photo from Twitter (@NBA)


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Feb 02, 2019 - 8:43 PM

Watch Kyrie Irving get showered with love by New York fans even after his Celtics give the Knicks a beatdown, plus more thrilling action

MAN IN CHARGE. Kyrie Irving takes over the as the Boston Celtics roll past the New York Knicks. Photo from NBA


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Feb 02, 2019 - 9:33 AM

Steph Curry lobs one up for a Kevin Durant alley-oop slam and Joel Embiid also throws down a windmill dunk

Steph Curry comes up with big plays, but they weren’t enough to stretch the Warriors’ run. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

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Jan 31, 2019 - 9:10 PM

Watch Minnesota's Karl Anthony Towns drain a buzzer-beater, plus more thrilling action

HERO. Karl Anthony Towns wins it for the Minnesota Timberwolves. Photo from Timberwolves Twitter

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Jan 31, 2019 - 7:57 AM

The Lakers throw down vicious slams and Thunder star Paul George gets a circus shot to fall

FOCUSED. Trade rumors may be swirling but Lakers forward Brandon Ingram stays in the zone. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

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Jan 30, 2019 - 10:03 PM

The Pelicans shrug off the controversies surrounding star Anthony Davis while the Sixers drub beast-mode Brandon Ingram and the Lakers

CAREER-HIGH. Lakers forward Brandon Ingram unloads a career-best 36 points in a losing cause against the Sixers. Photo from NBA Twitter

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Jan 29, 2019 - 9:56 PM

Watch Steph Curry drain a buzzer-beater to highlight the Warriors' rout of the Pacers

WAXING HOT. Steph Curry becomes the first NBA player to make 200 threes in 7 successive seasons. Photo from NBA Twitter

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Jan 28, 2019 - 8:57 AM

Steph Curry pulls out his trademark shimmy after knocking in a triple in the Warriors’ thrilling escape over the Celtics

HOT CURRY. Steph Curry catches fire early and shows off some little dance moves. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

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Jan 27, 2019 - 8:46 PM

Watch the defending champion Golden State Warriors survive a thriller in Boston, plus more exciting action

STEADY. The Warriors roll to their 10th straight victory to stay on top of the Western Conference at 35-14. Photo from NBA Twitter

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Jan 26, 2019 - 12:13 PM

Steph Curry spices up his scoring show with some slick moves and Karl-Anthony Towns throws down a monster dunk

Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images/AFP

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Jan 25, 2019 - 9:28 PM

Curry and Westbrook deliver the goods as Towns and the Timberwolves spoil Rondo’s Lakers return

DOUBLE-DOUBLE. Karl-Anthony Towns buries 27 points and grabs 12 rebounds to lead the Timberwolves past the Lakers. Photo from NBA Twitter

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Jan 24, 2019 - 7:45 PM

Watch James Harden put on a show as the Rockets star explodes for 61 points at the Madison Square Garden, plus more thrilling action

EXPLOSIVE. James Harden sustains his scoring outburst to power the Houston Rockets past the New York Knicks. Photo from NBA Twitter

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Jan 23, 2019 - 8:42 PM

Watch Russell Westbrook drop a triple-double to lift the Thunder as the Raptors cruise to another win, plus more thrilling action

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Jan 22, 2019 - 11:04 PM

Watch Klay Thompson become one of the NBA players to make their first 10 attempts from 3-point range

HISTORY. Klay Thompson matches Ty Lawson's record of making all their first 10 three-point attempts. Photo from NBA Twitter

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Jan 21, 2019 - 10:07 PM

Watch Derrick Rose hit a game-winner for the Minnesota Timeberwolves against the Phoenix Suns

South Korea revokes several K-pop idols' diplomas

Jan 20, 2019 - 2:20 PM

The idols apparently did not attend enough classes to meet the requirements of graduation

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Jan 16, 2019 - 8:01 PM

Watch James Harden of the Houston Rockets record a historic 19th straight game of scoring 30 or more points plus more thrilling action

CES 2019: 10 most intriguing devices

Jan 15, 2019 - 7:26 PM

A smart toilet with Alexa built-in, a blood pressure monitor wearable, and virtual reality for your car – we’ve got you covered for all the cool tech at the CES 2019 show floor


Gaming in 2018: mainstream esports, local growth, racism controversy

Dec 26, 2018 - 3:36 PM

These are the things that defined gaming this year

FORTNITE. Photo from Epic Games


Dr Willie Ong runs for senator, banks on '10M FB followers'

Oct 11, 2018 - 1:58 PM

Dr Willie Ong is one of the bets banking on their huge social media following as they file their certificates of candidacy for the 2019 elections

FOR HEALTH. Dr. Willie Tan Ong of Lakas-CMD with supporters after filing his Certificate on Candidacy for Senator on October 11, 2018 at the Comelec office in Manila. Photo by Jire Carreon/Rappler

ABS-CBN Ball 2018: Fashion review

Sep 30, 2018 - 1:00 PM

Voltaire Tayag lists down the looks that stood out during the fashion extravaganza that is the ABS-CBN Ball

BEST DRESSED. The ABS-CBN stars come in their most elegant and glamorous outfits. Photo by Jay Ganzon/Rappler

Apple shines in history-making style, despite some bruises

Aug 03, 2018 - 10:03 AM

Apple's strict stance on protecting user privacy solidifies their reputation – especially during in an era when data privacy issues have become humongous concerns

TIM COOK. Apple CEO Tim Cook looks on during a visit of the shopfitting company Dula that delivers tables for Apple stores worldwide in Vreden, western Germany, on February 7, 2017. File photo by Bernd Thissen/AFP


#ThewRap: Things you need to know, July 20, 2018

Jul 20, 2018 - 11:00 AM

Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Friday