Basketball

Watch: Golden State stars rain threes in opening minutes en route to NBA record-equalling first quarter

Curry, Durant, Thompson and Green all hit their first shot from deep against Portland.

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Former Tall Blacks Phill Jones, Brendon Pongia and Arther Trousdell took part at the World Masters Games exhibition match.

Video: Still got it! New Zealand basketball legends showcase their skills in Anzac trans-Tasman showdown

Former Tall Blacks Phill Jones, Brendon Pongia and Arther Trousdell took part at the World Masters Games exhibition match.

Former Tall Black Phil Jones

World Masters Games honours Anzac spirit with trans-Tasman basketball showdown

An exhibition match between a New Zealand and an Australian team will be held at the North Shore Events Centre.

Watch: Steven Adams comes up with crucial tip-in as Thunder win first NBA playoff match

Russell Westbrook scored 32 points in a triple-double as the Thunder held off the Houston Rockets 115-113 today.

Watch: Steven Adams reimagined as burly Game of Thrones warrior in brilliant NBA parody

Adams stars as a Dothraki soldier in Bleacher Report's Game of Zones series.

Video: 'He should be ashamed' -commentators slam Steven Adams' form since signing big money deal

"They haven't seen him since he signed that contract in October," said Shannon Sharpe.

Watch: Kyle Lowry sinks clutch two-pointer with ten seconds left for Raptors win

Lowry scored 22 points as Toronto beat Milwaukee 106-100 to level their first-round playoff series 1-1.

Watch: Rajon Rondo launches massive pass for easy Chicago Bulls basket by star Jimmy Butler

Rondo finished one rebound shy of a triple-double as the Bulls beat the Celtics 111-97 today.

Video: Sonny Bill's protest style spreads as Wellington Saints tape over NBL logo following ruling over 'import' player

Basketball NZ reclassified Aussie-born Josh Duinker as an 'import' despite him having a NZ passport.

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Harden finished with 37-points as Houston defeated OKC 118-87 in Game 1 of their NBA playoffs.

Houston star James Harden leads Rockets to win over Thunder in Game 1 of NBA playoffs

Harden scored 37 points to outshine Westbrook as the Rockets pulled away in the third quarter and coasted to a 118-87 win over Oklahoma.

NBA Legend Oscar Robertson endorses Russell Westbrook for MVP after surpassing historic record

Robertson praised Westbrook for passing his single-season triple double record with 42.

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Isaac Letoa has earned himself a place at Dartmouth College, and is hoping to become the next Steven Adams.

Is this the next Steven Adams? Kiwi prodigy bags big time college scholarship

Junior Tall Black Isaac Letoa, 18, has earned a place at Ivy League Dartmouth College.

Russell Westbrook against Phoenix

Westbrook misses record again as OKC fail to beat Phoenix

The Oklahoma star is just one triple-double shy of breaking the single season record.

Golden State Warriors clinch West's No. 1 spot for third consecutive season

The NBA regular season belongs to the Golden State Warriors, again.

Russell Westbrook on verge of NBA history but OKC teammates embracing the traits not being recorded

"He's taking a lot of responsibility and he's making everybody better around him."

Steven Adams

'I've reached out to his agent' - Tall Blacks coach hoping for Steven Adams international debut

Paul Henare is hopeful that Adams can finally turn out for his country.

Perth Wildcats sign troubled ex-Breakers guard Corey Webster

The Tall Blacks star played 15 games in a 2016-17 season interrupted by injury and a court appearance on assault charges.

Video: Russell Westbrook goes off for 57 points – nails epic 31-foot bomb to send clash into overtime

Westbrook had 57 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 114-106 overtime win over the Orlando Magic.

Breakers part ways with Corey Webster after 'challenging six months'

General manager Dillon Boucher said Webster and the team had mutually agreed on the decision.

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.

Breakers star Corey Webster pleads not guilty to assault charges

Webster appeared in court again this morning over an alleged incident in Auckland, last year.

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Adams' older brother Mohi Beckham-Adams is coaching the U-15 Te Arawa girls team at the Maori Basketball tournament in Rotorua.

Basketball a family affair in the Adams family

Mohi Beckham-Adams, 36, is 13 years older than his NBA star brother and is coaching the under-15 Te Arawa girls' basketball team.

Breakers star Akil Mitchell's eye-popping episode 'phenomenally rare'

Akil Mitchell can see just fine after an accidental finger to the eye in the game against Cairns.

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Enes Kanter will be missing for eight weeks after hitting a chair during the Thunder's 109-98 win over the Mavericks.

'It's just one of those frustrating times': Steven Adams' 'Stache Brother' fractures arm punching chair

Enes Kanter will be missing for eight weeks after hitting a chair during the Thunder's win.

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Mitchell is smiling today after his eyeball popped out last night in a match.

'Kinda felt my eye out of the socket' - Breakers star Akil Mitchell opens up about horrifying injury

Barely 12 hours after the shocking incident, Mitchell has been well enough to speak to reporters.

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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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