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A stalwart of Wellington and New Zealand basketball for more than 40 years, Justin Toebes, has died.
Steven Adams says LeBron James moving to the LA Lakers will spice up the NBA Western Conference this season.
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.
US basketball star Carmelo Anthony has signed a one-year US$2.4 million (NZ$3.7m) deal with the Houston Rockets.
The next generation of New Zealand men's basketball talent continues to make a big impact in Thailand.
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.
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.
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.
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 James, who can now add "Donald Trump target" to his already busy career as one of the NBA's top stars, is getting busier off the court.
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's boss is backing a police investigation into alleged illegal betting, and says it's imperative the integrity of the sport is protected.
Basketball New Zealand has referred allegations of illegal betting to the police in the wake of a suspicious ending to a National Basketball League game.
Reuben Te Rangi endured a season of pain in the hope of getting a chance to help the Southland Sharks to their third National Basketball League title.
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.