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    Melbourne United crush the ANBL-leading Perth Wildcats

    Melbourne United crush the ANBL-leading Perth Wildcats


    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...

    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.
    Breakers buoyant after final-quarter flourish gets them back on winning track

    Breakers buoyant after final-quarter flourish gets them back on winning track


    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...

    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.
    NBA star Steph Curry is now very sure of the moon landing

    NBA star Steph Curry is now very sure of the moon landing


    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...

    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.
    New Zealand Breakers snap their 5-game losing skid with win over Cairns Taipans

    New Zealand Breakers snap their 5-game losing skid with win over Cairns Taipans


    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...

    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.
    NBA star Steph Curry says he was joking about not believing in the Moon landing

    NBA star Steph Curry says he was joking about not believing in the Moon landing


    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...

    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.
    Shaquille O'Neal says his Lakers would 'easily beat' Warriors

    Shaquille O'Neal says his Lakers would 'easily beat' Warriors


    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...

    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.
    Nelson basketballer Josh Book named in All-Star Five at Oceania Champs

    Nelson basketballer Josh Book named in All-Star Five at Oceania Champs


    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...

    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 scores 22 points as OKC Thunder hit right note against Utah Jazz

    Steven Adams scores 22 points as OKC Thunder hit right note against Utah Jazz


    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...

    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.
    Steven Adams gives in pre-Christmas charity shop-up for kids

    Steven Adams gives in pre-Christmas charity shop-up for kids


    Oklahoma City Thunder's Kiwi star Steven Adams has played giant Santa by delivering a warming Christmas gift to kids in...

    Oklahoma City Thunder's Kiwi star Steven Adams has played giant Santa by delivering a warming Christmas gift to kids in need.
    From airport lockdown to Breakers shutdown, Sydney Kings embrace 'no-excuse' mindset

    From airport lockdown to Breakers shutdown, Sydney Kings embrace 'no-excuse' mindset


    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...

    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.
    Steven Adams double-double in vain as Thunder lose to Bulls

    Steven Adams double-double in vain as Thunder lose to Bulls


    Steven Adams racked up another double-double but it wasn't enough as the Oklahoma City Thunder were edged out by the Chicago...

    Steven Adams racked up another double-double but it wasn't enough as the Oklahoma City Thunder were edged out by the Chicago Bulls.
    Kevin Durant: It's 'toxic' to play with LeBron James in the NBA

    Kevin Durant: It's 'toxic' to play with LeBron James in the NBA


    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...


    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."
    Sydney Kings hold off fast-finishing Perth Wildcats in ANBL thriller

    Sydney Kings hold off fast-finishing Perth Wildcats in ANBL thriller


    Andrew Bogut and Andrew Gaze are adamant Sydney has plenty more upside after the Kings indicated they could be genuine NBL contenders with a hard-fought 77-72 home win over ladder leaders...

    Andrew Bogut and Andrew Gaze are adamant Sydney has plenty more upside after the Kings indicated they could be genuine NBL contenders with a hard-fought 77-72 home win over ladder leaders Perth.