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    Wellington basketball stalwart Justin Toebes dies

    Wellington basketball stalwart Justin Toebes dies


    A stalwart of Wellington and New Zealand basketball for more than 40 years, Justin Toebes, has...


    A stalwart of Wellington and New Zealand basketball for more than 40 years, Justin Toebes, has died.
    Invercargill named as host for regional NZ Breakers game in November

    Invercargill named as host for regional NZ Breakers game in November


    ILT Stadium Southland has been announced as the first of four venues outside Auckland the NZ Breakers will play in as part of the regional...

    ILT Stadium Southland has been announced as the first of four venues outside Auckland the NZ Breakers will play in as part of the regional games.
    LeBron James offers first look of himself in a Lakers jersey

    LeBron James offers first look of himself in a Lakers jersey


    It's been nearly a month since LeBron James officially signed with the Los Angeles Lakers, but things finally felt "real" for many fans this...

    It's been nearly a month since LeBron James officially signed with the Los Angeles Lakers, but things finally felt "real" for many fans this week.
    Basketball coach pleads not guilty for punch that killed tourist

    Basketball coach pleads not guilty for punch that killed tourist


    A rising star in college basketball's coaching ranks who New York police say threw a punch that led to the death of a tourist who apparently mistook him for an Uber driver, has pleaded not guilty to an assault...

    A rising star in college basketball's coaching ranks who New York police say threw a punch that led to the death of a tourist who apparently mistook him for an Uber driver, has pleaded not guilty to an assault charge.
    New Zealand junior basketballers advance to Fiba world cup after defeat of Iran

    New Zealand junior basketballers advance to Fiba world cup after defeat of Iran


    The move into the Fiba Asia zone continues to pay handsome dividends for New Zealand's age-grade basketballers, though will also come at a cost that challenges the national organisation and players...

    The move into the Fiba Asia zone continues to pay handsome dividends for New Zealand's age-grade basketballers, though will also come at a cost that challenges the national organisation and players involved.
    Season goals reached as Nelson Giants net national nods

    Season goals reached as Nelson Giants net national nods


    Despite a semi-final Shark attack against Southland, the Mike Pero Nelson Giants have salvaged some silverware and a renewed belief in the wash-up from season...

    Despite a semi-final Shark attack against Southland, the Mike Pero Nelson Giants have salvaged some silverware and a renewed belief in the wash-up from season 2018.  
    LeBron doesn't need you to defend his intelligence and it doesn't help

    LeBron doesn't need you to defend his intelligence and it doesn't help


    Over the weekend the President of the United States of America took time out from his busy schedule of golfing and grifting to call LeBron James dumb on Twitter. Fortunately Donald Trump could do so without disruption to another important aspect of his...

    Over the weekend the President of the United States of America took time out from his busy schedule of golfing and grifting to call LeBron James dumb on Twitter. Fortunately Donald Trump could do so without disruption to another important aspect of his job, watching cable news for hours, because he was reacting to something he saw James say on TV.
    Basketball New Zealand boss taking illegal betting allegations 'very seriously'

    Basketball New Zealand boss taking illegal betting allegations 'very seriously'


    Basketball New Zealand's boss is backing a police investigation into alleged illegal betting, and says it's imperative the integrity of the sport is...

    Basketball New Zealand's boss is backing a police investigation into alleged illegal betting, and says it's imperative the integrity of the sport is protected. 
    US President Donald Trump rips LeBron James' smarts hours before rally

    US President Donald Trump rips LeBron James' smarts hours before rally


    Ahead of campaigning in Ohio on Saturday (Sunday NZT), US President Donald Trump unleashed a withering attack on the state's favourite son, savaging LeBron James in a late-night tweet that derided the intelligence of one of the nation's most prominent...

    Ahead of campaigning in Ohio on Saturday (Sunday NZT), US President Donald Trump unleashed a withering attack on the state's favourite son, savaging LeBron James in a late-night tweet that derided the intelligence of one of the nation's most prominent African-American men.
    Basketball NZ gets much-needed backing over Steven Adams' funding criticism

    Basketball NZ gets much-needed backing over Steven Adams' funding criticism


    Tall Blacks great Mark Dickel has jumped to the defence of Basketball New Zealand amid the barrage of criticism they're facing in the wake of recent comments from this country's two pre-eminent players in Steven Adams and Corey...

    Tall Blacks great Mark Dickel has jumped to the defence of Basketball New Zealand amid the barrage of criticism they're facing in the wake of recent comments from this country's two pre-eminent players in Steven Adams and Corey Webster.