Sydney Kings import Josh Childress facing suspension after a stray forearm on Perth Wildcats opponent Jesse Wagstaff.
The Breakers believe it's their offence that needs most attention heading into tomorrow's visit to Wollongong.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash has been ruled out for the season with a back injury.
The Cairns Taipans showed their red hot form with an 85-76 win over the Breakers in Auckland.
Oklahoma City Thunder exercise third-year option on Kiwi star, who keeps his US$2m paypacket.
This ANBL season is very much a case of mind over matter for Breakers giant as he battles turf toe injury.
Last season's NBA MVP and star team-mate of Kiwi Steven Adams upbeat as he discusses starting season on the sidelines.
The early buzz has Taipan Scottie Wilbekin as the best point guard in the ANBL, but Cedric Jackson has other ideas.
Suddenly vulnerable Breakers on high alert as hottest team in ANBL comes to Auckland for top-of-the-table matchup.
Steven Adams' Oklahoma City Thunder have slumped to a third consecutive NBA pre-season defeat.
They started the season with two wins but NZ side learn they're not as hot as those results suggested.
The helping hands the Breakers gave a distressed Reuben Te Rangi were not just symbolic.
Auckland-based club look a very warm prospect of advancing to 3-0 against struggling Melbourne United.
Kiwi basketball star odds-on to receive a serious upgrade in minutes in his second NBA season with the Thunder.
The NZ Breakers have hammered the Adelaide 36ers 101-80 in their opening home ANBL game.
Southland basketballer involved in a violent assault at a New Plymouth pub has been convicted.
It's just as well Breakers import Ekene Ibekwe is a level-headed sort, for the challenges are coming thick and fast.
Basketballer Steven Adams has shown off another of his array of talents in a new web video.
As CJ Bruton huddled up with his old Breakers squad for one last time, he couldn't resist dishing out one final assist.
Grizzlies star still riled as Steven Adams has 22 points as Thunder go to 2-1 in pre-season with win over Memphis.
Rhys Carter figured it would be good at the New Zealand Breakers. Just not this good.
Tom Abercrombie remains on track to play in Friday's home Australian NBL opener against the Adelaide 36ers.
A nightmare debut for Melbourne United has cost Chris Anstey his job as senior coach of the new ANBL outfit.
Dean Vickerman loved how his under-manned side got the W in Perth, and hopes to have all hands on deck for home opener.
Steven Adams' NBA team are bracing for a significant impact with star forward Kevin Durant requiring surgery.
MARC HINTON - StuffBuoyant but battered, the Breakers face an important few days healing some wounded bodies ahead of Friday's visit by the 36ers.
Cedric Jackson went out at a packed Perth Arena on Friday night and demonstrated why he's one of the best in the ANBL.
Someone tell Steven Adams he's still a work in progress for the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Cedric Jackson showed he's ready to take up right where he left off, leading the Breakers to road win.
Kiwi makes ideal beginning in his bid to win a starting spot with the Thunder through the NBA's pre-season.
The new-look NZ Breakers approach the new ANBL season with a slightly gimpy spring in their step.
Breakers receive timely boost on eve of ANBL season opener in Perth with news that crocked centre will travel with squad.
Cedric Jackson isn't waving the white flag as the Breakers head to Perth for their season opener tomorrow night.
NBA superstar LeBron James becomes the biggest personal brand in sport, ending six years of Tiger Woods' dominance.
National Basketball Association announce nine-year TV contract extensions with networks worth reported $NZ3.2 billion a year.
Former Breaker Casey Frank will trade the centre court for the television commentary box for the ANBL season.
Breakers could lose star for 2014-15, or he could play in Friday's ANBL opener. There's even a scenario where both play out.
Whether you can say the name or not, new Breaker Ekene Ibekwe just hopes by season's end you'll be fluent with his game.
Breakers coach Dean Vickerman has asked himself some searching questions between his first and second seasons.
Without star Cedric Jackson, NZ side completes ANBL build-up with 94-84 pre-season victory over Sydney Kings in Dunedin.
Assistant coach says Abercrombie and Pledger integral members of team and they hope to get them back as soon as possible.
Breakers stars Thomas Abercrombie and Alex Pledger set to miss the start of the ANBL season.
The Sydney Kings held off the Breakers 96-91 to open their pre-season SI tour with a win.
Steven Adams' new look and trademark dry wit has assembled punditry abuzz at annual OKC media day.
Veteran Australian basketballer Rhys Carter has found his perfect role with the New Zealand Breakers.
Otago Nuggets power forward Marques Whippy has followed former coach Mark Dickel up the road to the Canterbury Rams.
Having turned heads with his explosive play at the World Cup, Corey Webster looks primed for the new ANBL season.
The Breakers have injury issues to Mika Vukona, Tom Abercrombie and Corey Webster before their SI warmup.
American hoops institutions are beginning what's likely to be a year-long jostle for Kiwi Tai Wynyard's prized signature.
Growing chorus of pundits who believe NZ big man should be a starter for the Oklahoma City Thunder this NBA season.
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