Basketball

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Tall Blacks bounce back to defeat Venezuela

The Kiwis edged away in the final quarter at the Stankovic Cup

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Tall Blacks bounce back against Venezuela

The Tall Blacks got their Stankovic Cup campaign underway with a win against a determined Venezuelan side.

Sunday games feature heavily in Breakers' schedule

The Breakers will play five of their 13 home games on a Sunday.

Tall Blacks fall to buzzer-beater three in Croatia

The Tall Blacks were beaten on the buzzer by Croatia in Slavonski Brod.

Steven Adams rules himself out of Tall Blacks contention

Kiwi NBA star Steven Adams has decided that he can't be part of the Tall Blacks Olympic qualifiers.

Breakers to face former MVP Kirk Penney this season

The New Zealand Breakers will be facing a familiar face this season in the Australian NBL.

Pacquiao joins bid to help Philippines land Basketball World Cup

The boxing great will travel to Japan next month to help his home country secure the 2019 World Cup.

02:04

Basketball is in her blood

Tessa Boagni is a newly named Tall Fern and she has plenty of history on her side.

LeBron James and Jimmy Fallon square off in 'faceketball'

LeBron James might be the best basketball player on the planet but is he any good at 'faceketball'?

Australia's NBA stars to line up against the Tall Blacks

Australia has named NBA players Andrew Bogut and Matthew Delladova in their squad to face the Tall Blacks next month.

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Tall Blacks redemption for Reuben Te Rangi, Leon Henry and Shea Ili

Twelve months ago all three were arrested for a street brawl in New Plymouth.

NBA: LeBron signs 2-year contract with Cavaliers

Four-time MVP signs for a whopping $47 million.

Clippers barricade NBA star DeAndre Jordan in his own house

Team is trying to prevent him joining the Mavericks on a $80 million deal.

Awkward! Lakers draft pick deletes Kobe Bryant 'rapist' tweet

The internet is sometimes a dangerous place and for Larry Nance Jr. it got extremely hazardous this afternoon.

Timberwolves select Karl-Anthony Towns with No.1 NBA draft pick

Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns is the first pick in the 2015 NBA draft.

01:37

Academy unearthing Christchurch's basketball stars

A basketball academy is helping Christchurch kids get opportunities in the United States.

Warriors on the cusp of an NBA title for first time in 40-years

The Warriors withstood a brilliant performance from LeBron James to outlast the Cleveland Cavaliers 104-91 for a 3-2 lead in the NBA Finals.

Corey Webster re-signs with Breakers but not giving up on NBA

The Breakers have locked in another key member of their roster by re-signing Corey Webster for a further three years but it could only be for the time being.

Golden State even up the NBA finals series against Cleveland 2-2

Golden State held LeBron James scoreless in the fourth quarter and pulled away for a 103-82 win

Cleveland's Aussie NBA star released from hospital

Matthew Dellavedova has been released from a Cleveland hospital.

LeBron's 40 points give Cavs 2-1 series lead over Warriors

Cleveland's LeBron James had 40 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists.

01:24

Kyrie Irving blow casts major doubt over Cavaliers’ NBA title bid

Without two of its biggest stars, Cleveland faces and near impossible battle against Golden State.

Cavaliers lose Kyrie Irving for NBA Finals

Matthew Dellavedova, who couldn't even catch the team bus after the NBA Finals opener, has been thrust into the spotlight.

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American high school student with an insane dunk

High school student Terrance '2K' Ferguson completes a 360 scoop dunk off the side of the backboard during the 2015 Pangos All American camp.

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Video: Watch Steven Adams' Kiwi road trip - and some very bad karaoke

The New Zealand basketball star has given a karaoke performance while on his current Kiwi road trip.

NBA Finals: Bogut ready for 'wrecking ball' LeBron James

Andrew Bogut compares a rampaging LeBron James to facing a wrecking ball.

Warriors crowned Western Conference champions

The Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years.

Tom Abercrombie re-signs - 'I would love to be a Breaker for my whole career'

The versatile swingman is looking to be a one club man.

01:31

Christchurch basketball support one of their own

The basketball community is going the extra effort for Bradley Garner.

Kobe Bryant confirms final season with Lakers

Kobe Bryant will make next season his last with the Los Angeles Lakers after 20 years.

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