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A dominant third-quarter performance from Melbourne United has guided the defending Australian National Basketball League (ANBL) champions to an 82-65 victory over the Perth Wildcats on Monday night.
Kevin Braswell believes a dark cloud has lifted from over his side courtesy of a surging final quarter in Cairns to snap a five-game Australian NBL losing skid.
It's been less than a week since a podcast aired in which Golden State superstar Steph Curry said he didn't believe the United States had landed on the Moon. Now the Warriors guard is using everything short of rocket boosters to walk back those remarks.
Nothing screamed turnaround, but the Breakers found a way to snap their five-game Aussie NBL losing streak and scramble a much needed Sunday night victory in Cairns.
When Steven Adams was just a couple of years into his NBA career, his Kiwi mentor Kenny McFadden predicted he would one day be an All-Star.
Last time out the Breakers guards, with the exception of Jarrad Weeks, would have struggled to hit the sea from the pier.
Relax, everyone. Stephen Curry says he was joking. He really does believe that Nasa has sent people to the Moon. He's a non-truther-truther. And everything is fine. Totally fine.
Hall of Fame centre Shaquille O'Neal said his Los Angeles Lakers team that won three straight NBA titles in the early 2000s would "easily beat" the modern-era Golden State Warriors, a team trying to become the first to three-peat since the Lakers did so from 2000-02.
Until this precise moment in his nearly decade-long career, Steph Curry has remained gleefully free of controversy.
After taking the heat at the Oceania Championships in Papua New Guinea, rising Nelson basketballer Josh Book is ready to take on Asia's best with the national team.
Steven Adams chipped in a handy 22 points as the Oklahoma City Thunder bounced back from their surprise road defeat in Chicago to exact a modicum of playoff revenge on the Utah Jazz.
What is it with NBA players being conspiracy theorists?
Oklahoma City Thunder's Kiwi star Steven Adams has played giant Santa by delivering a warming Christmas gift to kids in need.
The Breakers might like to take a leaf out of the Sydney Kings' book as they look to snap out of a five-game losing funk that threatens to torpedo their NBL season.
A horror third-quarter showing has condemned the New Zealand Breakers to their fifth-straight Australian National Basketball League defeat.
Steven Adams racked up another double-double but it wasn't enough as the Oklahoma City Thunder were edged out by the Chicago Bulls.
The Breakers are 1-6 this year against the top three teams in the NBL and for sixth man of the year contender Patrick Richard enough is enough.
LeBron James vowed to seek more information about the controversial comments made by Kevin Durant claiming the environment surrounding James with the Los Angeles Lakers is "toxic."