Kevin Love has unfinished business in Cleveland and Tyson Chandler will make Phoenix a Western Conference contender.
Ex-NBA star Josh Childress has rejected more lucrative overtures to stay with the Sydney Kings.
Coaches of the four teams that didn't make NBL finals all agree that Southland are team to beat this year.
LeBron James may have opted out of his Cavaliers contract but it appears the superstar is staying at home.
The Super Rugby final has forced a shift in the scheduling of the NBL playoffs.