Basketball

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NBA star home in New Zealand for special training camps from Adams and his OKC teammates.

Steven Adams hoping to help Kiwi kids achieve Basketball dreams

NBA star home in New Zealand for special training camps from Adams and his OKC teammates.

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The 2014 initiative was fronted by NBA star Steven Adams but it’s struggling to deliver.

Steven Adams fronted Spark basketball initiative fails to deliver courts

People have expressed their dismay with the project on The Boroughs Facebook page.

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No matter where he goes, the Kiwi NBA star is always telling his OKC team-mates that New Zealand is better.

'Bro, NZ is way better than this place' - reluctant ambassador Steven Adams talks up Kiwi way of life

No matter where he goes, the Kiwi NBA star is always telling his OKC team-mates that New Zealand is better.

United States' DeMarcus Cousins (12) is fouled by Serbia's Miroslav Raduljica (13)

US basketball team canter to third straight gold medal

With the win, the Americans claim the final medal of the Rio Games.

Australia's David Andersen walks off the court as Spain's Pau Gasol celebrates their win in a men's bronze medal basketball game.

Spain win basketball bronze, Aussies miss medal once again

Australia finished fourth at the Olympics for the fourth time.

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Steven Adams' former OKC teammate says he hopes to watch Val Adams perform during the Rio Games.

'I've heard she is one of the best athletes in the world' – NBA superstar Kevin Durant keen to watch our Val

Steven Adams' former OKC teammate says he hopes to watch Val Adams perform in Rio.

LeBron gives insight into comparisons with MJ

In a Sports Illustrated piece, the Cavs lead man talks about chasing the 'ghost' of Jordan.

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NBA Hall of Famer takes shot at Donald Trump when speaking at the Democratic convention.

'I'm Michael Jordan!' Kareem Abdul-Jabbar says Donald Trump wouldn't know the difference

NBA Hall of Famer takes shot at Donald Trump when speaking at the Democratic convention.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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