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Breakers end losing streak to keep NBL finals hopes alive

The 89-78 win over Cairns sees the Kiwi side stay in touch with the NBL's top four.

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The OKC star sacrificed an opportunity to score in favour of aiding Denver's Mason Plumtree.

Steven Adams shows incredible sportsmanship, saves opponent from nasty fall

The OKC star sacrificed an opportunity to score in favour of aiding Denver's Mason Plumlee.

OKC go down but Steven Adams belies his size with beautiful euro step, finger roll

The big Kiwi had 20 but was outshone by Pelicans opposite Anthony Davis.

Andrew Bogut defends against Shawn Long of the Breakers

'He's dominating' - ex-NBA star Andrew Bogut backed to take out NBL's MVP award

The former Warriors centre has looked a class above so far this season.

LeBron James drains two long range threes as LA Lakers secure fourth straight win, outclass Spurs

The LA Lakers defeated San Antonio 121-113 with James scoring 42 points.

Paul George fires clutch three-pointer, OKC rally from 23-point deficit to beat Nets

George scored 25 of his 47 points in the final quarter, leading the Thunder to a 114-112 win over Brooklyn.

Breakers star Tai Wesley fined $1000 for NBL referee comments

Wesley was punished for comments made to ref Michael Aylen during the Breakers' match against the Wildcats.

Watch: NBA player ejected, fined after throwing basketball at loud-mouthed fan

Clippers guard Patrick Beverley said the fan spoke about his mother.

Steven Adams comes up with two brutal blocks, scores game high 21 points in Thunder win over Detroit Pistons

The Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Pistons 110-83, snapping Detroit’s five-game winning streak.

Tom Abercrombie for the Tall Blacks against Jordan

Tall Blacks through to 2019 World Cup after cruising to victory over Syria

The Tall Blacks have qualified for the 2019 World Cup in China after a 97 to 74 victory over Syria.

LeBron James, Lakers rally in second half to secure comeback win over Mavericks

The NBA star scored 28-points in the Lakers 114-103 win over Dallas.

The Breakers' former point guard Braswell will replace Paul Henare as head coach next NBL season.

Breakers coach fined over $1000 for criticising referees

Kevin Braswell has copped another fine, twice calling out officials in 2018.

Tom Abercrombie puts Tall Blacks one win away from Basketball World Cup

The Breakers star drove New Zealand to a 95-69 win over Jordan in Christchurch.

Steven Adams denies Cavaliers rookie with huge swat as Thunder outclass Cleveland

The Oklahoma City Thunder defeated Cleveland 100-83 in their NBA match.

Denver Nuggets thump LA, rout LeBron James' Lakers by 32-points

The Nuggets defeated LA 117-85 in their NBA match this afternoon.

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Without Corey Webster and Finn Delaney, NZ face Jordan in Christchurch on Thursday.

Depleted Tall Blacks expecting tough World Cup qualifier against Jordan

Without Corey Webster and Finn Delaney, NZ face Jordan in Christchurch on Thursday.

Breakers forward Tai Wesley in hot water for comments made to referee

Wesley has been reported for comments made in the Breakers' loss to Perth yesterday.

Tom Abercrombie leaves the court.

Breakers searching for answers in week off after another frustrating loss

"I said to the guys to look in the mirror and see what you can do better," coach Kevin Braswell said.

SKYCITY Breaker Patrick Richard dejected. SKYCITY Breakers vs Perth Wildcats, ANBL Basketball League, Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, 23 November 2018.
Copyright photo: Calden Jamieson / www.photosport.nz

Breakers suffer shock loss to MVP-less Wildcats despite huge halftime lead

The Wildcats produced a 31-18 final term to win 91-86 despite the absence of Bryce Cotton.

Steven Adams throws himself into crowd to complete save in Thunder loss

Poor shooting for OKC costs them against high-flying Denver Nuggets.

Hornets' horrible basketball 'own goal' gifts Steven Adams opening bucket in OKC win

Big Kiwi also showcased his skills as a passer with one brilliant assist to Westbrook.

Steph Curry unharmed in multiple-car crash, Golden State confirm

The Warriors' star player was involved in a three-car crash in Oakland this morning.

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Adams scored 20 points and 11 rebounds in OKC's 123-95 win over the defending NBA champs.

Steven Adams and OKC Thunder teammates console rookie after he suffers nasty ankle injury in win over Warriors

Adams scored 20 points and 11 rebounds in OKC's 123-95 win over the defending NBA champs.

LeBron James leads Lakers to comeback victory over old team Cleveland Cavaliers

James scored 32-points, 14 rebounds and seven assists in his side’s 109-105 NBA win.

Kevin Braswell says there is no risk in bringing Corey Webster back into the fold at the Breakers.

Breakers coach Kevin Braswell fined for NBL ref criticism

Braswell has been fined $500 by the NBL after the Breakers coach condemned what he called unfair officiating against his team.

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