Basketball

Bogut asked to 'please explain'

Australian basketball star Elizabeth Cambage has labelled compatriot Andrew Bogut's behaviour "strange" and "bizarre".

Online argument causes tension between NBA star Andrew Bogut and fellow Australian Olympian Liz Cambage.

Rich, but not rich enough

Lorde

Lorde, Taika Waititi, Sam Neill, Steven Adams. They've done alright. But how well?

Stoudemire retires from NBA

Amar'e Stoudemire in action for the Heat last season.

Amar'e Stoudemire played for the Suns, Knicks, Mavericks and Heat during his 14 years in the league.

USA thumps China

DeMarcus Cousins led USA with 21 points in their latest Olympic warm up match in Oakland.

Led by 21 points from centre DeMarcus Cousins, USA thrashed China 107-57 in Oakland.

What's cooking Steven Adams?

Kevin Durant plays an April Fools prank as Steven Adams and Enes Kanter are interviewed about their partnership.

"Turkish and Kiwi cuisine" opportunity for Kiwi NBA star as Kevin Durant closes his OKC restaurant.

Breakers to meet Bullets

Boomers and former Breakers coach Andrej Lemanis is bringing his Brisbane Bullets to New Zealand for a pre-season tour.

Breakers will prepare for the ANBL season with a three-city New Zealand pre-season tour.

Jordan: We're better than that

NBA great Michael Jordan has spoken out on racial violence in the US, saying "this country is better than that".

Normally quiet on political issues, NBA great whose father was shot dead in 1993 takes the unusual step of speaking out.

Ngatai tipped for Breakers callup

Jordan Ngatai has made a strong finish to the New Zealand Select team's tour of China.

Standout tour with the NZ Select team in China could see a promotion for Breakers development player.

Blame, anger follows NBA protest

NBA player Kevin Durant attends promotional event in Taipei, Taiwan.

The movement of the NBA's 2017 All-Stars game from North Carolina, USA, over anti-LGBT laws has some fuming.

US deal to Argentina video

USA guard Kevin Durant goes to the net while being defended by Argentina forward Gabriel Deck.

A US team that hasn't lost a game in 10 years had little trouble with Argentina.

NZ Select hang on for win

New Zealand Select small forward Jordan Ngatai scored 17 points in the win.

NZ Select basketballers led by as many as 12 points with 7min to play before holding on for a two-point win against Cameroon.

Curry regrets missing Rio

Stephen Curry wishes he was able to go to Rio.

Injuries suffered during NBA playoffs forced Stephen Curry out of Rio Olympics.

NBA move game in protest

North Carolina NBA fans will miss out on the 2017 All-Stars game, as the NBA protests anti-LGBT legislation.

Anti-LGBT laws in Charlotte, US, have the NBA relocating 2017 All-Star game.

Montenegro beats NZ select basketball team

New Zealand Select captain BJ Anthony led all scorers in his team's loss to Montenegro.

A New Zealand Select basketball team has opened its tour of China with a hard-fought loss to Montenegro.

Huge basketball star in New Zealand video

Yao Ming poses with fans in Dunedin.

Former NBA big man Yao Ming snapped waiting for a train at Dunedin Railway Station.

It's basketball for Lina

Rising national under-16 basketball player Lina Pale is enjoying the introduction to top level sport.

Lina Pale has put aside her love of other sports to focus on her burgeoning basketball career.

Kiwi-Husky 'pumped' to play in Christchurch

Sam Timmins, centre, with Canterbury Rams coach Mark Dickel, left, and Washington Huskies coach Lorenzo Romar, right, ...

Timmins will play for the Huskies for the first time during their pre-season tour of Australia and NZ.

New Otaki court opened

Amosa Suitauloa, 13, won the free throw competition that opened Otaki's new basketball court.

Wellington Saints representatives attended the basketball court opening at Haruatai Park.

US basketball team gathers

Carmelo Anthony will captain the US basketball team at the Rio Olympics.

First look at the forever gold medal favourites as coach rallies his troops into a Las Vegas camp.

NBA Hall of Famer dies

Basketball hall of famer Nate Thurmond has died after a short battle with leukemia. He is pictured here (right ...

Golden State Warriors centre known for bruising on-court style dies after a short battle with leukemia.

Nelson trio knocking on door of Tall Blacks

Giants captain Sam Dempster is one of three Nelson players named in the New Zealand men's select basketball team.

Sam Dempster, Finn Delany and Angus Riley off to China with New Zealand men's select basketball team.

Shaq dunked on by his son video

Shaq thought he'd teach his son a thing or two about basketball, but he ended being the one taken to school.

While teaching his son a thing or two about basketball, Shaq wound up on a poster.

Wheelchair basketball champs

The Mid West Sixers wheelchair basketball team that won the North Island Championship in July.

A new team has rolled into town and taken out the North Island wheelchair basketball title.

'Enough is enough': NBA stars

LeBron James has called for athletes to invest time in helping rebuild their communities hurt by racial violence.

'We all have to do better', says NBA star over racial violence.

Green arrest details emerge

More details have emerged about Draymond Green's arrest.

NBA player allegedly assaulted Michigan State footballer in the US after multi-day feud.

Pokemon during NBA game video

Pokemon Go is sweeping the world. It has people turning their lives into a huge Pokemon world, and even the NBA Summer ...

Utah forward Rudy Gobert whipped out his phone during an NBA Summer League game to give it a go.

Police walk off the court

At a WNBA game, police officers walked out on the job after players from the Minnesota Lynx wore BlackLivesMatter ...

Leave basketball game due to players wearing BlackLivesMatter shirts.

Durant wows in Hong Kong video

Kevin Durant lines up a selfie with some of his newest fans, junior basketball players attending a training camp in Hong ...

Ex-OKC Thunder star escapes US criticism over his move to the Warriors with a training camp stint in Asia.

Adams nut-kicker on assault charges video

Warriors forward Draymond Green is known for his abrasive play on court.

The NBA star who kicked Steven Adams in the groin faces charges after allegedly slapping a man.

Tim Duncan retires from NBA

Tim Duncan is retiring after 19 years in the NBA.

After 19 years and five NBA titles, the 40-year-old San Antonio Spurs star is packing it in.

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