Basketball

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The NBA superstar was joined by Justin Timberlake and Alfonso Ribeiro as they busted out the famous ‘Carlton’ dance.

Steph Curry leads all-star dance throwback tribute to Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

The NBA superstar was joined by Justin Timberlake and Alfonso Ribeiro as they busted out the famous ‘Carlton’ dance.

NBA pulls 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte over transgender law

NBA objects to a state law decried as discriminatory against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.

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Sav was amazed by the size of the 2.29m-high former NBA star, who is having a holiday in New Zealand.

'Look at the size of those pants!' –Yao Ming drops in on Dunedin, leaves Andrew Saville flabbergasted

Sav was amazed by the size of the 2.29m- tall former NBA star, who is on holiday in NZ.

Ex-Chicago Bulls big man to face Breakers after signing NBL contract

Cam Bairstow played two seasons with the Bulls but was recently released from the NBA.

San Antonio Spurs make it official, sign NBA star Pau Gasol

The Spurs signed Pau Gasol, beefing up a front line that will be without Tim Duncan next season for the first time in 19 years.

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Kevin Durant wowed crowds away from the criticism of joining the Golden State Warriors.

OKC Thunder's turncoat villain escapes the heat in China

Kevin Durant wowed crowds away from the criticism of joining the Golden State Warriors.

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The Spurs veteran called time on his career after five championships with the team.

Tim Duncan's retirement the latest in a season of goodbyes

Tim Duncan and Kobe Bryant. Dwyane Wade and Kevin Durant. Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah.

NBA player who kicked Steven Adams in the groin arrested and charged with assault

Green was arrested following an altercation with another at a restaurant.

NBA great Tim Duncan pulls plug on incredible career

Duncan retires as the Spurs' all-time leader in scoring, rebounds and blocks.

Canada down Tall Blacks, extinguish Olympic Rio hopes

Canada has beaten the Tall Blacks 78-72 in an enthralling battle and has ended the NZ side's chances at qualifying for the Olympics.

Tall Blacks give France Olympic sized scare

The less fancied New Zealand side put up a fight against the French, before going down 66-59.

Ray Allen could make NBA comeback with Golden State Warriors

Allen would consider joining the San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers, according to the reports.

NBA: Dwayne Wade leaves Miami to join Bulls for $66m

Wade going back to the city of his birth after agreeing to two-year deal.

Tall Blacks take first step to qualify for Rio with win over Philippines

The game got close in the final quarter with Philippines closing to within one basket.

Warriors clear cap space for Durant by offloading Barnes, Bogut to Mavericks

Dallas will sign Barnes to a four-year, $94 million deal as early Friday.

NBA shock as Kevin Durant ditches OKC for Golden State Warriors

Steven Adams and the Oklahoma City Thunder have gone from NBA title contenders to a playoff team at best in one swift move today.

Early days of NBA's free agency see multiple prospects changing colours

The Milwaukee Bucks, LA Lakers and Memphis Grizzlies are handing out big contracts to lure players away from their current teams.

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American guard Ben Woodside comes to Auckland on a strong recommendation from Tall Blacks legend Kirk Penney.

'My style suits the NBL': Cedric Jackson's replacement says Breakers a good fit

Ben Woodside comes to Auckland on a strong recommendation from Tall Blacks legend Kirk Penney.

Kirk Penney and Ben Woodside playing for Sevilla in Spain

Penney pulling power: Breakers sign another American guard to replace Cedric Jackson

A graduate of North Dakota State, the Minnesota native comes partly on a strong recommendation from Kirk Penney.

Tall Blacks go down fighting against world number three Lithuania

The Tall Blacks showing great fighting spirit on a night when the calls and shots just didn’t go their way.

Tall Blacks let lead slip against Iran after suffering 'mental lapses'

The national side lost 75-72 in a game they seemed to have in their control for most of the distance.

NBA prospect heartbroken after cousin dies in hit-and-run

Ben Simmons' cousin Zachary was with Ben earlier this week when he was named the number one pick.

The King doesn't need anymore gold? LeBron says no Rio Olympics

The four-time league MVP waited until after the season to announce his decision on Rio.

Steven Adams' Thunder team-mate Ibaka traded to Magic for NBA draft pick

Ibaka has been a key part of the Thunder teams that regularly qualify for the playoffs.

Watch Philadelphia 76ers fans go nuts as Aussie Ben Simmons picked at No 1 in NBA draft

Rookie forward will earn more than $15 million over three years with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Wooo! Cleveland's King James takes selfie video with thousands of screaming fans

The victorious Cavaliers celebrate their NBA triumph with a victory parade in Cleveland.

Video: Was LeBron's late game 7 block the greatest single moment in NBA Finals history?

Kyrie Irving was the hero, but The King's miracle play moments earlier is now the focus.

'Cleveland, this is for you!' - King James delivers on promise to city with first pro sports title in over 50 years

It was a nail-biting game seven, but only one team could come away with the title and a place in history.

Warriors lost regular season form - Steph Curry

The level of tension is growing rapidly for the Golden State Warriors.

Curry, Steve Kerr fined for outbursts in Game 6

The MVP and his coach were handed $25,000 fines after losing their cool with officials in the Game 6 loss.

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