Basketball

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Adams told David Fizdale to take former OKC player Enes off the court during their NBA match because "he can't play defence".

'I was trying to discourage him' - Steven Adams on barb to Knicks coach to sub out 'Stache Bro' Enes Kanter

Adams told David Fizdale to take former OKC player Enes off the court during their NBA match because "he can't play defence".

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James had a season high of 44 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists in the Lakers' 126-117 win.

Video: LeBron James stars in Lakers' comeback victory over Portland Trail Blazers

James had a season high of 44 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists in the Lakers’ 126-117 win.

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Adams finished his 400th NBA game for OKC with 19-points, six rebounds and five assists against the Knicks.

Watch: Steven Adams marks 400th game for OKC in style as winning streak continues

Adams finished the game with 19-points, six rebounds and five assists in his side's 128-103 win over the Knicks.

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 12:  Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors loses control of the ball in the final seconds of the fourth quarter as Kevin Durant #35 of the Warriors reacts during the game against the Los Angeles Clippers on November 12, 2018 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. 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. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

Kevin Durant leads Warriors to victory over Hawks after Draymond Green's suspension

Green was suspended for one game without pay for conduct detrimental to the team.

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The 17-year-old got the call-up for the Tall Blacks for the upcoming World Cup qualifying games.

Auckland teen and Tall Black Kruz Perrott-Hunt secures basketball scholarship in US

The 17-year-old will follow in his sister's footsteps who plays college basketball in the US.

Watch: 'That's my boy' - Steven Adams shares heartfelt reaction to seeing Westbrook injured

The OKC star limped off the court in yesterday's win over the Pelicans.

Tom Abercrombie leaves the court.

Breakers fall to rivals Wildcats in final-quarter thriller

The Kiwi side suffered a 92-78 defeat on the road in Perth.

Watch: Emotional NBA star Derrick Rose in tears after scoring career-high 50 points for Timberwolves

The 2011 NBA MVP led his side to a gutsy 128-125 win over the Utah Jazz.

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, right, passes over Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15), of Serbia, and forward Paul Millsap (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

LeBron James earns first home win as a Laker after triple-double performance against Nuggets

James had 28 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds in the 128-111 win at Staples Center.

SKYCITY Breakers coach Paul Henare.
SKYCITY Breakers v Illawarra Hawks. ANBL Basketball League. Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand. 16 February 2018. © Copyright Image: Marc Shannon / www.photosport.nz.

Tall Blacks coach Paul Henare to face off with former club Breakers after joining Melbourne United as assistant

The move sees Henare team up with former Breakers coach Dean Vickerman again.

SKYCITY Breakers coach Paul Henare.
SKYCITY Breakers v Illawarra Hawks. ANBL Basketball League. Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand. 16 February 2018. © Copyright Image: Marc Shannon / www.photosport.nz.

Breakers could face Paul Henare this season, with former coach linked to Melbourne United

Move would see Tall Blacks coach work under former Breakers boss.

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Boucher says there were "a lot of teething problems" in the season opener.

Breakers admit atmosphere at season-opener was lacking, acknowledge fans’ concerns - ‘We were disappointed’

General manager Dillon Boucher says there were "a lot of teething problems" at Spark Arena.

Tom Abercrombie leaves the court.

'We may as well have been at home' - Breakers fans vent frustations over poor experience at NBL season opener

"There was no geeing up of the crowd, no decent time out entertainment, no half time song to get the crowd on their feet."

Watch: Grinning Steven Adams dominates the rim to notch double-double in Thunder's first preseason win

OKC beat the Timberwolves 113-101 with Adams contributing 14 points and 13 rebounds.

Tom Abercrombie says he hopes to do his NBL club and New Zealand proud in the exhibition game.

Breakers come agonisingly close to pulling off historic upset against Phoenix Suns

The Kiwi team went down 91 - 86 against the Phoenix Suns in an exhibition game.

'Don't want to lose my job': Steven Adams dishes on three-pointers & being 'awkward Kiwi guy'

The OKC star had reporters laughing as usual after some classic one-liners during today’s media day.

Watch: Lebanon falter in final seconds to Tall Blacks' desperate defence as game-winning shot misses rim completely

Lebanon led the World Cup qualifier in Rotorua the entire night until it mattered most, giving the Tall Blacks a 63-60 win.

Finn Delany, Tall Blacks in action during the FIBA Asia Cup 8-20 August 2017 in Lebanon. Photo: FIBA

As it happened: Tall Blacks come from behind in final minute to win qualifier against stunned Lebanon

The Tall Blacks claimed a 63-60 win after a rollercoaster game in Rotorua.

New Zealand players perform a haka.
New Zealand Tall Blacks v China.
FIBA World Cup Basketball Qualifier, Spark Arena, Auckland, New Zealand. Sunday 1 July 2018 © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.Photosport.nz

Tall Blacks to only sing Māori national anthem ahead of Lebanon Test to fit in haka

English version had to be cut because of strict FIBA rules about time.

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Just four players have returned to the Kiwi club from last year.

New-look Breakers aiming to retain same culture with new NBL season looming

Just four players have returned to the Kiwi club from last year.

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