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The Kiwi centre says he tries to stay out of Westbrook's way in transition and help elsewhere on the court.

Watch: 'It's not fun bro, it's tiring!' Steven Adams admits keeping up with star teammate Russell Westbrook is hard yakka

Adams says he tries to stay out of Westbrook's way in transition and help elsewhere on the court.

Breakers' head coach Paul Henare in the round 10 of NBL match between NZ Breakers and Brisbane Bullets, Vector Arena, Auckland, New Zealand, Thursday, December 08, 2016. Copyright photo: David Rowland / www.photosport.nz

'I've got to do a better job' - Breakers coach Paul Henare down on himself after loss to Cairns

Henare says his fourth-quarter tactical moves in last night's 10-point loss didn't come off.

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You can take the big man out of New Zealand, but you can't take New Zealand out of the big man.

'Hey mate, how we doin?' - Steven Adams proves he takes Kiwi banter everywhere after getting mic'd up in OKC's win over Cavs

You can take the big man out of New Zealand, but you can't take New Zealand out of the big man.

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The 148-124 win is the most points the Thunder have ever scored in a regular season game.

Steven Adams lays in deft finger-roll lay-up despite double team in OKC's record-breaking win over Cavs

The 148-124 win is the most points OKC have ever scored in a regular season game.

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' struggles continue, lose scrappy NBL match to Cairns Taipans

The tough run of results for the Kiwi team continued with a 81-71 loss in Cairns.

Watch: NBA star dislocates teeth after smacking face-first into court following powerful dunk-gone-wrong

Kris Dunn's fall was so impactful, it left a mark in the hardwood floor.

Watch: Humble Steven Adams uses classic Kiwi quirkiness to avoid bragging about himself

'I can never get you to brag about yourself!' the reporter said.

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Edgar Sosa in doubt for Breakers' crunch match with Cairns

An ankle injury suffered against Melbourne last night leaves the star guard under an injury cloud.

Watch: 'We can take any shot' - Steven Adams' superstar teammate heaps praise on Kiwi's impact for team

Paul George said the Kiwi centre's offensive rebounding abilities is unmatched.

Breakers' pressing defence turns to free-flowing attack in final minute of big NBL win

The Breakers ended Melbourne's winning streak with the 98-81 win.

Watch: On-court scuffle erupts after fired-up NBA star put in a headlock by rival for throwing wild haymaker

Arron Afflalo and Nemanja Bjelica both missed the second half they were ejected.

Steph Curry returns for Warriors, leads Golden State to victory over Raptors

Curry scored 24 points in his return for Golden State with side beating Toronto 127-125.

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The side face Cairns on Sunday in a bid to reignite their ANBL season.

'We're in a dogfight' - Paul Henare worried about Breakers' play-off hopes

The Breakers fell to their seventh loss of the season against Illawarra last night.

Boston star Kyrie Irving drains deep three pointer as Celtics overcome 22-point deficit to beat 76ers

Boston beat the Philadelphia 76ers 114-103 in their NBA match in London, England.

Serge Ibaka and James Johnson throw punches, ejected from NBA match after heated altercation

Ibaka and Johnson were ejected after trading punches during the third quarter.

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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.

TARRYTOWN, NY - AUGUST 08:  Rakeem Christmas #25 of the Indiana Pacers poses for a portrait during the 2015 NBA rookie photo shoot on August 8, 2015 at the Madison Square Garden Training Facility in Tarrytown, New York. 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.   (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Breakers sign ex-NBA star Rakeem Christmas

The former Indiana Pacers big man becomes the Breakers' final import for the season.

Watch: Australian NBA player ejected after clotheslining superstar Bradley Beal with brutal rugby-like tackle

"I understand you want to stop the ball, but there's a right way and a wrong way," Beal said after the game.

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The side face Cairns on Sunday in a bid to reignite their ANBL season.

Breakers 'energised and excited' ahead of Cairns clash

The two sides will meet at Spark Arena later today.

'You have to mess up' - Philosophical Steven Adams believes testing times for Thunder only making star-studded team stronger

"You have to fail first. Once you get all that down, you understand a player and your team a lot more."

The team returned to training after several players featured for the Tall Blacks in Hong Kong.

Breakers looking to get rollercoaster season back on track against Taipans

The Breakers will start 2018 with a fierce rival in Auckland on Sunday.

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 comeback falls just short as 36ers claim thrilling NBL victory

The Breakers clawed back a double-digit deficit but it wasn't enough.

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

'We're not really focused on placings' - Breakers keep attention on opponents, not results in charge to NBL playoffs

Coach Paul Henare says the team brushed off losses to the 36ers and are moving forward.

Watch: Hit or miss? NBA teams unveil new 'city edition' uniforms, full of bizarre and unique designs

The new uniforms are meant to represent both fan bases and city history.

Watch: 'It's quite jolly, innit?' Festive Steven Adams reflects on OKC's Christmas Day win over Rockets

Adams added another double-double performance to his resume in the 112-107 win.

Kevin Durant denies LeBron James with game-winning block as Warriors win Christmas Day clash over Cavs

The two traded blows all night but it was Durant who came out on top with seconds left.

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