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Breakers off target again

Akil Mitchell had his best offensive game for the Breakers with 20 points against the Brisbane Bullets.

Last game it was turnovers, this time it was free-throws that haunted the slumping NZ Breakers in Brisbane.

Breakers comeback falls short video

Breakers centre Alex Pledger attempts to block the shot of Brisbane's Tom Jervis at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre.

Breakers come back from double-digit deficit but ultimately fall short in Brisbane.

NBA veteran Blake joins Sydney Kings

Steve Blake has signed with the Sydney Kings.

Kings sign veteran NBA point guard.

Wildcats beat Hawks in thriller

Casey Prather of the Wildcats soars in for a dunk during Perth's narrow victory over the Illawarra Hawks.

Perth Wildcats escape another close call at home, beating the Illawarra Hawks 80-73.

Sixers are snake charmers

Travis Trice of the Taipans defends Jerome Randle of the 36ers, who had a game-high 23 points in Adelaide's 83-67 win ...

Adelaide 36ers make short work of the winless Cairns Taipans with 83-67 ANBL triumph.

Henare: We have to man up

Paul Henare wants more physicality, better defence and less turnovers for the Breakers' second game of the third round.

The Breakers have a lot to get right for their Saturday night ANBL visit to the Brisbane Bullets.

Breakers bulldozed in Auckland video

The Breakers struggled on offence for extended stretches, going without a field goal for almost six minutes in the final ...

Sydney Kings rain on Mike Vukona's parade as the Breakers fail to notch the W in veteran's 300th game.

Goulding injured in Melbourne win

Ramone Moore (left) and David Andersen of Melbourne United box out during their round three ANBL game against the ...

Melbourne United face prospect of losing star to ankle injury but have a ready replacement in import.

Adams 'America's next top model'


"This man was born to be photographed," declares famous magazine of Kiwi NBA star.

K-Lisch must be stopped

Reigning MVP Kevin Lisch presents as the Sydney Kings' chief threat tonight at the NSEC.

The NZ Breakers will be on guard tonight against playmaker who has torched them in the past.

Jury clears NBA star Rose in rape lawsuit

Derrick Rose has been cleared by the jury in a rape lawsuit.

Rose ready to put case behind him and focus on family and career.

Three NBA stars tougher than Adams

Oklahoma City Thunder centre Steven Adams and Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green couldn't be separated when ...

Kiwi rates well in NBA managers' vote, but he's not No 1 in the hard man stakes.

Adams comes up big again

New Zealand's Steven Adams has rounded out the NBA pre-season in style.

Steven Adams continues to show his readiness for a major role for the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Breakers hail their captain fantastic

Mika Vukona's feats with the Breakers have made him one of the most respected players in the Australian NBL.

As Mika Vukona gets set to be the first Breaker to play 300 games for the club, Marc Hinton finds one legendary feat stands above them all.

Perth bring in US sharpshooter

Andre Ingram, 30, has spent his entire professional career in the D-League.

Perth sign guard who holds NBA Development League record for most three-pointers.

Star shooters still 'figuring it out'

The Breakers are blessed with two outstanding shooting guards in Corey Webster and Kirk Penney.

Breakers concede their guard mix remains a work in progress through the early part of ANBL season.

Basketball star kicked man in head

Former Tall Blacks and Otago Nuggets basketballer Craig Bradshaw was sentenced in the Queenstown District Court on an ...

Former Tall Black kicked a bouncer "like a conversion" and continued to punch him as he lay on the ground.

Adams makes big statement

Steven Adams put in a big pre-season performance against the shorthanded Minnesota Timberwolves.

OKC's Kiwi centre is back, and getting buckets as the Thunder's pre-season draws to a close.

Durant double-dip dilemma video

Kevin Durant Takes Nachos From Young Fan In Middle of Practice

Boy keeps his nerve to say "no" to a NBA superstar as the basketball hero asks for extra.

Kings beat Taipans in ANBL thriller

Greg Whittington starred in the Kings' victory.

Cairns still winless this season after Sydney claw back victory, despite clash leaving Kevin Lisch with a head injury.

Not a million miles off video

Breakers coach Paul Henare gets his point across in another torrid battle at Perth Arena.

Breakers with plenty to ponder on their long-haul from Perth after early indications show the Aussie pundits are wrong.

Breakers pipped in thriller video

So close, yet so far - Corey Webster had a chance to send the game into overtime, but the Breakers star's runner just missed.

Corey Webster and Tom Abercrombie each miss in the final seconds, costing the Breakers an OT shot at glory.

Melbourne too good for 36ers

Former Breakers forward Tai Wesley had a team-high 18 points as Melbourne United recorded their first win in Adelaide.

Melbourne United survive late scare and get first win of season, over the Adelaide 36ers.

Obsessed Adams fan breaks down video

'A great inspiration for humans around the world': Emotional fan can't breathe, breaks down seeing Steven Adams for her ...

Ecstatic fan loses it while celebrating wedding anniversary with husband at OKC's pre-season game against Memphis.

Balanced Breakers eye more of same

Tom Abercrombie liked the balanced nature of the Breakers' contributions in their season-opening victory. He wants more ...

As ever, a visit to the Perth Wildcats presents one of the toughest obstacles in the Australian National Basketball League.

Kings down Hawks in ANBL

Former NBA player Josh Powell had 14 points and seven rebounds in his first game for the Sydney Kings.

Reigning ANBL MVP Kevin Lisch leads Sydney Kings to win over his former side.

Motivated Mika still the man

Breakers skipper Mika Vukona showed against Melbourne he very much remains a force in the ANBL.

Breakers skipper turns friendly fire from team-mates into a personal challenge to prove he's still got what it takes.

Westbrook proves he's human video

Russell Westbrook

After countless times demolishing rims, the hoop finally answered back on NBA star's dunk attempt.

Adams mad, injury 'not bad'

Oklahoma City Thunder centre Steven Adams is not having the best of NBA pre-seasons as the injury curse continues to hover.

OKC Thunder's giant Kiwi leaves practice in anger after crumpling to the floor following a dunk.

Golfer shoots down Curry video

Steph Curry and Harold Varner III celebrate the golfer's great shot.

Pro golfer's Happy Gilmore-styled basketball effort upstages NBA 3-point shooting superstar.

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