Breakers

Tom Abercrombie leaves the court.

Breakers fall to rivals Wildcats in final-quarter thriller

The Kiwi side suffered a 92-78 defeat on the road in Perth.

SKYCITY Breakers coach Paul Henare.
SKYCITY Breakers v Illawarra Hawks. ANBL Basketball League. Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand. 16 February 2018. © Copyright Image: Marc Shannon / www.photosport.nz.

Tall Blacks coach Paul Henare to face off with former club Breakers after joining Melbourne United as assistant

The move sees Henare team up with former Breakers coach Dean Vickerman again.

SKYCITY Breakers coach Paul Henare.
SKYCITY Breakers v Illawarra Hawks. ANBL Basketball League. Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand. 16 February 2018. © Copyright Image: Marc Shannon / www.photosport.nz.

Breakers could face Paul Henare this season, with former coach linked to Melbourne United

Move would see Tall Blacks coach work under former Breakers boss.

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 14:  Thomas Abercrombie of the Breakers drives to the basket during the round one NBL match between Melbourne United and the New Zealand Breakers at Melbourne Arena on October 14, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)

NZ Breakers spoil homecoming party for NBL champions Melbourne United, claim first win of season

Tom Abercrombie overtook Kirk Penney as Breakers' all-time leading scorer in the victory.

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Boucher says there were "a lot of teething problems" in the season opener.

Breakers admit atmosphere at season-opener was lacking, acknowledge fans’ concerns - ‘We were disappointed’

General manager Dillon Boucher says there were "a lot of teething problems" at Spark Arena.

Tom Abercrombie leaves the court.

'We may as well have been at home' - Breakers fans vent frustations over poor experience at NBL season opener

"There was no geeing up of the crowd, no decent time out entertainment, no half time song to get the crowd on their feet."

Tom Abercrombie says he hopes to do his NBL club and New Zealand proud in the exhibition game.

Breakers come agonisingly close to pulling off historic upset against Phoenix Suns

The Kiwi team went down 91 - 86 against the Phoenix Suns in an exhibition game.

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Just four players have returned to the Kiwi club from last year.

New-look Breakers aiming to retain same culture with new NBL season looming

Just four players have returned to the Kiwi club from last year.

Tom Abercrombie.
Sky City Breakers v Cairns Taipans. ANBL Basketball League. Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand. Sunday 8 October 2017. © Copyright Photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Breakers to face NBA side Phoenix Suns in cross-league pre-season clash

The Kiwi side are one of four NBL teams to face off with NBA sides ahead of the 2018/19 season.

Rob Loe

Cairns Taipans confirm signing of Rob Loe from Breakers

Loe follows Mika Vukona out the exit door ahead of the new NBL season.

Mika Vukona of the Breakers puts pressure on Jarrad Weeks of the Hawks. 2015/16 ANBL, SkyCity Breakers vs Illawarra Hawks, Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand. Sunday 20 December 2015. Photo: Anthony Au-Yeung / www.photosport.nz

Breakers announce signing, Sydney recruit ex NBA star Andrew Bogut

Kings' signing hailed as the biggest in the history of the NBL.

Mika Vukona of the Breakers

Veteran Mika Vukona to leave Breakers for Brisbane Bullets - report

Speculation suggests that veteran will leave Auckland to reunite with former coach Andrej Lemanis.

Kevin Braswell

'It just feels right' - Breakers appoint former player Kevin Braswell as new coach

The club's former point guard will replace Paul Henare at the helm of the Auckland NBL side.

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The NZ team have already secured a play-off spot in the NBL.

Breakers look to get on top over NBL ladder leaders Melbourne United

The NZ team have already secured a play-off spot in the NBL.

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Former NBA star Rakeem Christmas is the club's third and final import this season.

His last name's Christmas, but he won't wear the number 25 shirt – meet the Breakers' new signing

Former NBA star Rakeem Christmas is the club's third and final import this season.

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Mika Vukona says the team are itching to kick things off against Cairns in Auckland tomorrow.

'We've done all the hard yards' – Breakers ready for NBL opener after gruelling pre season

Mika Vukona says the team are itching to kick things off against Cairns in Auckland tomorrow.

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Coach Paul Henare says Sosa has the skills as both a scorer and a playmaker.

'He's going to be our general, our leader' - Breakers praise newly-signed point guard Edgar Sosa

Coach Paul Henare says Sosa has the skills as both a scorer and a playmaker.

Webster appeared at the North Shore District Court this morning on an assault charge which occurred late last month in an Auckland bar.

Former New Zealand Breakers star Corey Webster cleared of punching man in bar fight

There wasn't enough reliable evidence it was Webster who punched the victim.

Breakers Tom Abercrombie headed to Turkish league during NBL off-season

Abercrombie's short-term deal with Demir Insaat Buyukcekmece doesn't affect his ability to play for the Breakers.

Breakers' Akil Mitchell having problems with eye that popped out in sickening accident, returns to USA

Mitchell will seek specialist treatment for the sickening eye injury suffered against Cairns.

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He said he started joking around while he was on the floor. Mitchell's eye was out of his head, and it was a weird feeling.

'I felt the finger go in the eye... I felt my eye out of the socket' - Breakers star Akil Mitchell fronts over horrific eye injury

He said he started joking around while he was on the floor. Mitchell's eye was out of his head, and it was a weird feeling.

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Mitchell collapsed against Cairns Taipans in an incident that's been reported round the world.

'I touched it and I immediately wanted to put it back in' - Breakers star Akil Mitchell on what happened when his eyeball popped out

Mitchell collapsed against Cairns Taipans in an incident that's been reported round the world.

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After three straight losses, Paul Henare spoke about what it will take for the Breakers to make the NBL finals.

'If we win every game, we'll be in' – Breakers coach coy about play-off chances

After three straight losses, Paul Henare knows what it will take for the Breakers to make the NBL finals.

Paul Carter of Alba Berlin

Breakers confirm signing of US swingman for rest of season

American import Paul Carter has been signed to cover injuries to Corey Webster and Tom Abercrombie.

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