Basketball

Rams capture regular season title

Corey Webster of the Super City Rangers eludes Marcel Jones of the Rams.

Canterbury Rams thump Super City Rangers to finish top of league for first time since 1993.

Adams' fame crosses Atlantic video

Steven Adams has managed to put NBA superstar Steph Curry in his shadow during the Western Conference finals, according ...

Now the Brits soak up Kiwi's NBA heroics while US produces an "encyclopaedia" to explain their "mate".

The Adams, Alvarez bond

Wellington's 2011 College Sports Awards sportsman and sportswoman of the year, Steven Adams and Julianne Alvarez.

What do basketball star Steven Adams and rising golf ace Julianne Alvarez have in common?

Cavs on brink of NBA finals video

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) dunks during the third quarter.

It was one-way traffic as Cleveland destroyed the Toronto Raptors to lead 3-2 in series.

Mountain Airs looking for strong finish

Houston O'Riley shoots over Canterbury's Jamie Adams.

The Taranaki Mountain Airs aim for their best finish in eight years in New Plymouth this weekend.

Recap: Cavaliers v Raptors

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James.

The Cavaliers put the Raptors to the sword to lead series.

Sharks ready for 'run and gun' game

Super City Rangers guard Corey Webster.

Southland Sharks to take on Super City Rangers in final round-robin game.

Mini-me Adams v 'Stuff Curry' video

Mini-me Steven Adams v 'Stuff Curry' - NBA fever takes hold in the US.

Toddler fan of Steven Adams has a rival - Golden State Warriors supporter 'Stuff Curry'.

Adams a fan of cute lookalike

'Little' Steven Adams poses for a pic outside Chesapeake Energy Arena before game four of the NBA western conference finals.

Big Kiwi Steven Adams thinks cute lookalike fan is "absolutely amazing".

Adams, Thunder roll closer to finals video

Golden State's Draymond Green and Oklahoma City's Steven Adams renew their rivalry at Chesapeake Arena.

New Zealand sport's man of the moment was on fire again as he helped Oklahoma City to a big win in game four.

Recap: Thunder on verge of Finals video

Steven Adams has been in the thick of it once again.

Steven Adams helps OKC go within reach of NBA Finals after thumping Golden State once again.

Steven Adams' miracle assist video

Steven Adams throws an incredible one-handed pass to set up Andre Robertson as the Thunder dominate the Warriors in the ...

Kiwi NBA star delivers an unbelievable one-handed bullet pass in a huge play for the OKC Thunder.

Pledger: Tall Blacks call tough

Southland player Alex Pledger has made himself unavailable for the Tall Blacks.

Alex Pledger says Tall Black unavailability is about the longevity of his career.

'I knew Green would play' video

OKC Thunder forward Kevin Durant says the NBA is a 'business' and that meant Draymond Green was always going to play ...

NBA bailout of the Warriors villain who kicked Steven Adams' groin no surprise for OKC star Kevin Durant.

Drake dirty looks for LeBron video

Drake not short of a word from the sidelines in game three of the NBA Eastern Conference finals.

Forget a Cavaliers clean-sweep, the Raptors are on for an upset and their big name fans aren't afraid to show it.

'They all want to be like Stevie' video

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Man who discovered Steven Adams hopes to find the next Kiwi basketball protege.

America loving stoic Adams video

Steven Adams can't stay out of the storyline of the NBA's Western Conference finals.

OPINION: In the NBA's wild west the good guys have turned bad and the Thunder are taking the high ground.

Rams hunt first regular season title since 1993

Canterbury Rams' American guard Justin Graham takes off up court.

Canterbury Rams to go with Justin Graham over Jamie Adams for second import spot.

Raptors hold off Cavs video

Kyle Lowry #7 and Bismack Biyombo #8 of the Toronto Raptors celebrate.

Kyle Lowry scores 35 points as the Toronto Raptors tie the Eastern Conference finals.

Grim reality of groin blows video

"I'm sure he'll want to have kids one day. I'm not trying to end that on the basketball court," said Draymond Green of ...

Draymond Green insists he didn't want to harm Steven Adams' chances of being a dad. But the danger was there.

Live: Cavaliers v Raptors - game four

Cleveland Cavaliers ace LeBron James lines up a shot in the NBA Eastern Conference finals series against the Toronto Raptors.

LeBron James and the Cavs on the bounce after suffering their first post-season loss in game three.

No ban for Adams groin kick video

Seven Sharp locker room chat with Steven Adams: 'How are your nuts?'

Warriors star avoids ban but cops $37,000 fine for low blow on big Kiwi NBA centre.

Adams v Green - it's Mortal Kombat video

Steven Adams

Low blow to Kiwi NBA centre's groin spurs new ideas for classic video games.

Adams considers protective cup video

Seven Sharp locker room chat with Steven Adams: 'How are your nuts?'

'Consistency of hits' from Warriors forward has Adams thinking protection.

Adams groin kick hits US headlines

Kickstart thumbnail.

Steven Adams' local paper captures the moment "King Kiwi" was hit where it hurts.

Adams: Groin kick 'sucked' video

Steven Adams took one where it hurts.

Steven Adams speaks about low blow, but draws the line after a personal question.

Adams down, Thunder up 2-1 video

Oklahoma City Thunder centre Steven Adams shoots past Golden State Warriors centre Andrew Bogut during the Thunder's win ...

"Pretty accurate, that guy,'' says Kiwi star after kick in the groin spurs OKC to a series lead.

Adams, Green moving on from groin kick video

Steven Adams kicked in the groin.

"I'm sure he wants to have kids some day," said Draymond Green. "I'm not trying to end that."

Tall Blacks pair head home

Tom Abercrombie is heading home after the end of his Turkish club's season to link up with the Tall Blacks squad.

Kiwi basketballers on way home from Europe to link up with Tall Blacks for last crack at Rio qualification.

A saint-sational birthday

Riverton boy Baxter Sloane, 6, got to be on the bench with Wellington Saints forward Damian Ekenasio on Sunday during ...

It was very special early birthday present for Baxter Sloane.

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