Basketball

Russell Westbrook notches NBA's first ever 'perfect' triple-double

"It's amazing, especially for a point guard, because he’s shooting threes, twos, inside, outside - he's doing an unbelievable job."

OKC star Russell Westbrook carves up 76ers defence before setting up Steven Adams for easy basket

The Thunder cruised to a 122-97 win over the Philadelphia 76ers today at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma.

Watch: Serge Ibaka, Robin Lopez suspended for throwing wild haymakers in NBA brawl

The pair were ejected in yesterday's game between the Raptors and Bulls.

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.

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The Hall-of-Famer joined Cleveland Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving in the head-scratching opinion.

NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal latest basketballer to declare world is flat

The Hall-of-Famer joined Cavs star Kyrie Irving in the odd opinion.

Warriors star Steph Curry drains trademark long range three against the Bucks

Curry scored 28 points with six three-pointers as Golden State overcame a sluggish start to beat Milwaukee Bucks in Oakland.

Watch: Steven Adams' hilarious confession on what he loves more than his moustache, puppies and The Notebook

The Kiwi centre and Enes Kanter have declared who they believe should be MVP.

Watch: Russell Westbrook scores career high of 58-points, Trailblazers ruin milestone by edging the Thunder

Westbrook finished the game with nine assists and made 13 of 16 free throws.

'I heard a crack' - NBA superstar LeBron James feels for new teammate Andrew Bogut after freak leg fracture

"He played 58 seconds and had an injury that could take you out for the rest of the season."

Video: NBA star Andrew Bogut suffers devastating broken leg only ONE minute into his Cavaliers debut

Bogut has suffered a broken leg just 58 seconds into his debut for Cleveland Cavs.

Russell Westbrook stars as Oklahoma City Thunder take down Utah 109-106

Westbrook also had 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his 30th triple-double of the season and 67th of his career.

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.

'Steven Adams with the dunk!' Watch Kiwi bigman's 20 points, 11 rebounds as Thunder thrashes Pelicans

Russell Westbrook also passed Larry Bird with his 60th career triple-double.

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After three straight losses, Paul Henare spoke about what it will take for the Breakers to make the NBL finals.

'We can't afford to take a breath': No rest for Breakers in tight NBL playoff race

With three weeks to go in the regular season, all eight clubs remain a chance.

'It's pretty annoying': NBA star Matthew Dellavedova's name appears on Aussie Open schedule, but it's his cousin

The pair have never met and Matthew Dellavedova the tennis player isn't a fan of basketball.

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Zaza Pechulia stared down the OKC guard after the flagrant foul in last night's 121-100 win to Golden State.

Westbrook vows revenge after brutal cheap shot by Warriors' bigman: 'I'm gonna get his ass back – straight up'

Zaza Pechulia stared down the OKC guard after the flagrant foul in last night's game.

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Harden autographed the game ball used in the Rockets' 111-92 win over the Bucks before giving it to the birthday girl.

Video: NBA superstar James Harden makes diehard fan's 100th birthday something to remember

Harden signed the ball used in the Rockets' win over the Bucks and gave it to the fan.

'I don't think it's a rivalry': LeBron denies Cavaliers want revenge against Warriors in NBA playoffs

This regular-season round went to the Warriors, who dominated from the start.

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After three straight losses, Paul Henare spoke about what it will take for the Breakers to make the NBL finals.

'If we win every game, we'll be in' – Breakers coach coy about play-off chances

After three straight losses, Paul Henare knows what it will take for the Breakers to make the NBL finals.

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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.

You can vote: OKC Thunder campaigning to make Steven Adams New Zealand's first ever NBA All Star

Posters, video highlights and advertisements have all been used to promote the big Kiwi - but how do everyday New Zealand fans get in on voting for Adams?

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