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Breakers' Mika Vukona on the bench

Breakers snap four-game losing streak with win against Brisbane

The win lifts the Breakers off the bottom of a congested table into fourth place.

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The OKC star was grilled on the use of "weed" instead of prescription medicine.

Video: Steven Adams grilled on medical marijuana, gives classic response: 'Dudes just want to go to another world'

The use of medicinal marijuana has become a big topic in the NBA. To the big Kiwi, it was just "weed".

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Many are saying Thompson's speedy 60 point haul won't be seen in basketball again.

'It was unbelievable' – Steph Curry revels in Klay Thompson's remarkable scoring record

Many are saying Thompson's speedy 60 point haul won't be seen in basketball again.

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Atlanta will be left with a few battered bodies after Adams muscled up in the paint and didn't stop for anyone.

'That is a body slam!' Watch Steven Adams crash and bash his way through Hawks

Russell Westbrook extended his streak of triple-doubles to six games, in a 102-99 win over Atlanta.

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 25: Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder talks with Steven Adams #12 of the Oklahoma City Thunder during the game against the Denver Nuggets on November 25, 2016 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images)

Steven Adams injured as Westbrook, Thunder down Pelicans

Russell Westbrook became the first player with five consecutive triple-doubles since Michael Jordan.

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Dillon Boucher says the troubled NLB star isn’t being suspended for the charges currently against him.

'I just saw Corey being Corey' - Breakers coach on Webster's return after arrest

Webster's future with the Breakers appears safe for now, despite his hot-and-cold performance yesterday.

Melbourne United smash woeful NZ Breakers in NBL

United have continued their NBL resurgence, cruising to a 98-74 home victory over the Breakers today.

The troubled guard did inform the club of his arrest but chief executive Dillon Boucher says his communication was “inadequate”.

Illawarra add to Breakers woes after week to forget

The Breakers went down to the Illawarra Hawks 95-91 in a close contest at Vector Arena.

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The Breakers have suspended him for tomorrow’s game, in part, because he withheld details from them.

'As soon as you cross that line not much needs to be said': Breakers stand down Corey Webster

Breakers suspended Webster, in part, because he withheld details from them.

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Dillon Boucher says the troubled NLB star isn’t being suspended for the charges currently against him.

'Corey has let himself and the club down' - Breakers suspend Webster not over alleged assault, but 'breaching club values'

Breakers GM Dillon Boucher says Webster failed to communicate with the club about the incident.

Breakers fall short as they chase comeback win against Cairns

The Breakers have lost 91-80 to the Cairns Taipans, after nearly sealing a stunning fourth quarter fightback.

DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 25: Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder talks with Steven Adams #12 of the Oklahoma City Thunder during the game against the Denver Nuggets on November 25, 2016 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images)

OKC Thunder come from behind to beat Denver in thrilling overtime win

Russell Westbrook had 36 points, 18 assists and 12 rebounds for his sixth triple-double.

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Making three-pointers look like layups, Love's explosion of points was second only to Klay Thompson's NBA record effort last year.

Watch: 'Are you serious!' Kevin Love sets NBA record with 34 points in opening quarter

Klay Thompson holds the record for most points in a quarter with 37.

Watch: 'There is a reason you call someone 'The Michael Jordan of'' – Obama delivers speech for teary-eyed NBA legend

The US President made fun of and honoured Jordan before presenting him with the Medal of Freedom.

Breakers' Mika Vukona on the bench

Short turnaround condemns Breakers to crushing loss over Illawarra

The Hawks exposed the tired Breakers outfit to romp to a 109-78 victory at WIN Entertainment Centre.

Breakers scrape out NBL win over Hawks

The victory was anchored by an outstanding first quarter, won 33-16 by the Breakers.

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David Stockton is excited to finally play after watching the side’s dramatic overtime win in Perth on Sunday.

Breakers import adjusting to NZ timezone, ready for action

David Stockton is excited to finally play tonight after watching Sunday’s dramatic overtime win on .

Breakers pip Perth Wildcats in overtime thriller

It wasn't pretty, but wins against the Wildcats in Perth rarely are.

Watch: This is what happens when you take mum to the NBA

Video of excited Warriors fan's epic dance moves goes viral and probably won't be beaten for some time.

Sloppy Breakers overrun by Taipains in fourth quarter

Failure to run the Taipans off the three-point line costs the Breakers late.

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The Breakers have signed the son of NBA legend John Stockton as a replacement for point guard Ben Woodside.

Breakers confirm signing of Hall of Famer's son, former NBA player David Stockton

A Breakers spokesperson told 1 NEWS Stockton would arrive this weekend.

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Jackson won three NBL titles with the Breakers and is expecting more than just banter when he faces them in Auckland tomorrow.

Former Breakers star Cedric Jackson released by Melbourne United

It comes at the same time the Breakers are looking for a point guard to replace injured player Ben Woodside.

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - MARCH 10:  David Stockton #7 of the Reno Bighorns drives to the basket against the Oklahoma City Blue during an NBA D-League game on March 10, 2016 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images)

Breakers sign son of Hall of Famer, former NBA player David Stockton - report

Eurobasket reports David Stockton has been lured away from his club in Zagreb.

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Search for a new point guard begins after American guard sidelined for six to eight weeks.

'Very frustrating': Breakers import Ben Woodside 'gutted' by injury

The search for a new point guard begins after the former American college star is sidelined for six to eight weeks.

Video: NZ Breakers tops Melbourne United in NBL thriller

The New Zealand Breakers have scored a dramatic 98-92 overtime victory over Melbourne United.

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The Breakers star and Adams' former teammate was stoked when he heard of the OKC man's massive new contract.

'He got really good in a really short amount of time' – Corey Webster shocked by Steven Adams' rapid rise

The Breakers star and Adams' former teammate was stoked when he heard of the OKC man's massive new contract.

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The Breakers coach was ecstatic about the effect of Adams’ successes on basketball in New Zealand.

Steven Adams contract will inspire kids 'to pick up a basketball and dream' – Paul Henare on NBA mega-deal

The Breakers coach was ecstatic about the effect of Adams' successes on basketball in New Zealand.

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Jack looks back on 2013 when Adams was a student and obviously wasn't as well off as he is today.

Flashback: When Jack Tame (with a Beatles haircut) asked Steven Adams about money

Jack looks back on 2013 when Adams was a student and some time away from his $142m deal.

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