Basketball News

Dwyane Wade's cousin fatally shot

Dwayne Wade's cousin has been shot in Chicago.

Mother shot as she walked to school to register her children.

Kings Chinese signing coup

New Sydney Kings recruit Bo Liu is the first Chinese-born player signed in the ANBL.

The Sydney Kings make ANBL history, becoming first club to sign a Chinese-born player.

Adams plays hero to shy kid

Steven Adams convinces a shy youngster to cast aside his fears and join in at his basketball camp in Auckland.

The little boy was too shy to join in the fun with New Zealand's NBA giant, but the bro with the mo wasn't having that.

Small basketballer, big skills

Swanson, who plays pro-league basketball with a team in New York, says the game is in his DNA.

He says he's known as the mini Michael Jordan.

Breakers name development trio

Ethan Rusbatch has continued his big hoops year with a spot on the Breakers' development unit.

Tall Blacks rookies Ethan Rusbatch and Derone Raukawa land development spots with Breakers.

Adams proud of his big 'sis video

Silver medalist Valerie Adams with her medal.

Valerie Adams got the silver in Rio, but her little brother reckoned it was gold standard.

Kids clamour for Adams video

Kiwi basketball star Steven Adams.

The bigger Steven Adams gets, the simpler he keeps it.

Recap: Steven Adams on court video

Steven Adams works some defence against a Kiwi kid attending his basketball camp in Auckland.

Kiwi kids test their basketball skills against NZ's NBA star, on court in Auckland.

Adams and NBA stars in NZ video

Steven Adams will hold three basketball camps in New Zealand this week.

Kiwi basketball ace Steven Adams has brought in the OKC cavalry for his New Zealand basketball camps.

US romps to hoops gold

Gold for the Dream Team - the US men's basketball team with their gold medals won at the Rio Olympics.

Stars of the NBA shine in the Olympics basketball final as the US puts Serbia to the sword in Rio.

US routs aging Argentina

US players Kyle Lowry, left, and Kevin Durant react during their quarterfinal win against Argentina.

Kevin Durant led all scorers with 27 points as the US advanced to the Olympic semifinals.

Adams: 'Don't worry, we got this'

Steven Adams has opened up on a variety of topics in a TV interview in New Zealand.

The OKC Thunder's Kiwi star says it's all about teamwork now Kevin Durant has departed.

Boomers advance to semis

Patty Mills scored a game-high 24 points to lead the Boomers into the Olympic basketball semifinals for the first time ...

Australia first through to the men's basketball semifinals in Rio, pounding Lithuania 90-64.

Bygate gets another shot at WNBL

Tall Ferns forward Jess Bygate, pictured in action against Australia, has signed with the Melbourne Boomers.

Tall Ferns power forward Jess Bygate has been recruited by the Melbourne Boomers for the 2016-17 Women's National Basketball League season.

Junior Roller Blacks win in Aussie gallery

The New Zealand men's under-23 wheelchair basketball team, the Junior Roller Blacks.

The Junior Roller Blacks narrowly beat five-time Wheelchair Sports NSW Country Cup-holders Illawarra.

Team USA: swagger to stagger

Boris Diaw of France moves the ball against Carmelo Anthony of United States at Rio.

US basketball dominance? Not as much as you might imagine.

LeBron inks record $138m deal

LeBron James has signed a two-year deal to remain at the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Finals MVP signs three-year deal with his hometown franchise the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Paul George: Australia 'dirty'

Paul George has called Australia 'dirty' after the US beat the Boomers 98-88 in their Olympic match.

George picked up a technical foul after losing his cool during the match.

Fultz - remember the name

Washington Huskies point guard Markelle Fultz in action against a Mainland Eagles invitational in Christchurch.

US basketballer Markelle Fultz showed Christchurch why he is predicted to be an NBA star.

Timmins impresses coach in NZ return

Huskies point guard Markelle Fultz attempts to get past Marques Whippy.

The former Junior Tall Black and Canterbury Ram finished with six points, eight rebounds and four blocked shots in the Huskies' 92-79 win.

Durant: Tough to leave Adams

Team USA star Kevin Durant is hoping to watch Steven Adams' sister Valerie Adams in Rio.

NBA star keen to watch Valerie Adams in Rio as he talks up former Thunder teammate.

Westbrook done, Adams next?

Russell Westbrook, left, has reportedly agreed to terms with Oklahoma City Thunder, who may make an offer to Steven ...

Now the Oklahoma City Thunder have wrapped up their start guard, they can look at their big Kiwi next.

''Drayzilla'' porn movie offer

Draymond Green hasn't been able to stay out of the news since the NBA season ended in June.

Steve Hirsch has offered Draymond Green $100,000 to star in his own porn movie

Big guns to front Huskies

Sam Timmins, centre, with Canterbury Rams coach Mark Dickel, left, and Washington Huskies coach Lorenzo Romar, right, ...

A Tall Black and new a Breakers signing have been named to play the Washington Huskies.

Bogut rips Rio accommodation

Shower scene from Rio: Andrew Bogut putting the shower curtain up in his bedroom

Australian NBA star Andrew Bogut takes a swipe at the Olympic accommodation. 

Ibekwe gets nod for Rio

Former Breaker Ekene Ibekwe is heading to his second Olympics.

The Breakers' 2014-15 grand final hero is heading to his second Olympics.

Breakers give Ngatai his chance

Jordan Ngatai has become the third development player from last season to step into a full roster spot at the Breakers.

Latest signing completes first all-Kiwi local roster for Breakers ahead of 2016-17 season.

Spiritual journey for retired Stoudemire

Amare Stoudemire played for four NBA teams including the New York Knicks, Phoenix Suns, Miami Heat and Dallas Mavericks.

Amare Stoudemire to play in Israel after NBA retirement.

Oops! Green posts penis pic

Draymond Green has had to apologise after posting an offensive picture to social media.

Steven Adams' NBA antagonist hit the wrong button on his phone ''and it sucks''.

Bogut asked to 'please explain'

Australian basketball star Elizabeth Cambage has labelled compatriot Andrew Bogut's behaviour "strange" and "bizarre".

Online argument causes tension between NBA star Andrew Bogut and fellow Australian Olympian Liz Cambage.

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