Pledger starting to feel 'old self'

It's been a long haul already, but Breakers centre Alex Pledger is feeling optimistic about his return post-surgery.

After a horror run of injuries, the NZ Breakers' towering centre can finally see some light at the end of the tunnel.

NBA giant Kanter gets dwarfed

Oklahoma City Thunder's Enes Kanter, centre, drives to the basket against Portland Trail Blazers.

Oklahoma City Thunder centre Enes Kanter may be a big unit, but he's no match for the world's tallest man.

Jackson ready for hard work

Charles Jackson has gone from the Philadelphia 76ers summer league team to the NZ Breakers for his first official pro assignment.

Fresh out of college and living abroad for first time, 22-year-old is ready to bang bodies with seasoned professionals.

Ex-76ers star Dawkins dies

Former New Jersey Nets players Darryll Dawkins, left, and Otis Birdsong share joke at an NBA game in 2012.

Former NBA star known as "Chocolate Thunder" for his powerful dunks and strong personality dies aged 58.

Adams admires TBs captain

Steven Adams at the New Zealand Basketball Academy camp at Saxton Stadium in Nelson.

Oklahoma City Thunder centre reveals Tall Blacks captain Mika Vukona is one of his favourite basketballers.

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