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Irving asks to leave Cavs

All is reportedly not well between Cleveland Cavaliers stars LeBron James and Kyrie Irving.

Sources inside the Cleveland Cavaliers say the NBA team's star guard wants out.

Kyrie doesn't quell LeBron chatter video

Cleveland Cavaliers team-mates LeBron James and Kyrie Irving.

Cavaliers in a "peculiar place" as talk swirls of a possible exit by basketball kingpin LeBron James.

United States basketball recruiters arriving to NZ

Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams is the best example of  Kiwi basketballer going from zero to hero through the ...

US basketball talent scouters are arriving next month with the aim of signing Kiwi prodigies to US college teams.

Adams' Tall Blacks promise

Oklahoma City Thunder star Steven Adams says he will play for his country one day soon.

New Zealand's NBA star vows to end his international hoops exile – "when the time is right".

LeBron Lakers talk swirls video

The King of the NBA - LeBron James.

A reportedly poor off-season at the Cavs is fuelling speculation the King of the NBA may be exploring his options.

Basketball comes up trumps

High participation rates in secondary school basketball could boast well for future Tall Blacks and Tall Ferns teams.

Basketball and futsal rule the roost in secondary schools, so what does that mean for rugby and netball?

Houston Rockets for sale

Houston Rockets guard James Harden could soon have a new owner.

Want to buy an NBA franchise? You better have an awful lot of money in the kitty.

Corey Webster ignites Mavs

Corey Webster

Former Breaker rated a chance of making NBA as he finds his range late against Lakers' summer side.

Turkish teams want Webster

Corey Webster has helped the Dallas Mavericks to the NBA Summer League semifinals.

Corey Webster could be taking his game to Europe if the NBA doesn't work out.

Webster shines in Warriors win video

Tai Webster in action for the University of Nebraska earlier this year.

Kiwi makes most of starting chance for Golden State Warriors in NBA Summer League.

Webster efficient in Dallas win

Corey Webster was solid for the Dallas Mavericks on Friday.

Corey Webster plays well off the bench as the Dallas Mavericks move to the quarterfinals.

Manning calls out Durant

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant poses with the NBA silverware last month.

NBA star Kevin Durant looked less than amused when he was called out at US sports awards.

Webster leaves Cats for overseas

Corey Webster has been released by the Perth Wildcats, without playing a game, to pursue an overseas opportunity.

Corey Webster leaves ANBL side Perth Wildcats without playing a game.

NBA eliminates four timeouts

NBA players will have four less timeouts to call from next season.

NBA bids to keep game flowing by reducing timeouts.

Tall Ferns beat Singapore

Kalani Purcell was one of a number of strong performers for the Tall Ferns against Singapore.

New Zealand have cruised to victory in the first of their three-game series.

Webster: Breakers 'great option'

New Zealand's Tai Webster is trying to play his way on to an NBA roster via the Summer League in Las Vegas.

Tai Webster is shooting for the NBA, but says he has not a bad fallback option in New Zealand if that doesn't work out.

Tall Blacks go young

Tall Blacks coach Paul Henare will take a development-level team to the Fiba Asia Cup in August.

Paul Henare makes no apologies for the absence of big names from his trialists for the Asia Cup in Lebanon.

Hunter signs for Breakers

James Hunter impressed with the Southland Sharks in the New Zealand NBL

Aussie-based Kiwi ready to entertain as he makes the jump to the ANBL.

Mountain Airs meet Malaysia

Taranaki Mountain Airs point guard Houston O'Riley organises the troops.

"It was an opportunity that was too good to pass up."

Junior Tall Blacks defeat hosts in style

Isaac Letoa had a big game as the Junior Tall Blacks beat Egypt at the under-19 World Cup in Cairo.

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It was a great finish for the Junior Tall Blacks at their first World Cup.

Tall Ferns edge Japan

Tall Ferns guard Micaela Cocks scored a game-high 27 points against Japan.

Tense win against Japan caps successful William Jones Cup campaign for Tall Ferns.

Webster chips in for Dallas

Kiwi Corey Webster has been given a shot at cracking the NBA by the Dallas Mavericks.

Tall Black Corey Webster solid in opening NBA Summer League game for Dallas Mavericks.

Wildcats young guns step up

The Canterbury Wildcats after winning a second consecutive national women's basketball title.

The Canterbury Wildcats defended their NZ basketball crown due to strength in depth.

Rockets hand Harden a massive deal

Rockets star James Harden has signed a NBA record deal.

Harden to earn more than Curry.

Tall Ferns bounce back

Kalani Purcell racked up a second-straight double-double at the William Jones Cup.

NZ women's basketball team responds to first loss at tournament with win, moving to second in standings.

Wildcats clinch WBC title

Canterbury Wildcats' Ashley Gayle.

The Canterbury Wildcats have successfully defended their title.

Sooners heading to NZ

Oklahoma Sooners forward Matt Freeman is pumped about heading to New Zealand for an off-season tour.

Kiwi Matt Freeman will make a return to NZ with his University of Oklahoma basketball side in August.

Be a saint, travel smart

Wellington Saints players, including recently-retired Damien Ekenasio, left, and Jordan Mills filmed a carpool karaoke ...

Wellington Saints team up with carpooling app to get fans travelling smarter

Taranaki, Canterbury set for WBC final

Iritana Hohaia was strong in the Taranaki Thunder's semifinal.

Will the Wildcats repeat, or can the Thunder shock their hosts?

Canty power into WBC semifinals

Seventeen-year-old Christchurch Girls' high school student Sapphire Wairau, left, stepped her game up several notches ...

The Canterbury Wildcats are two wins away from defending their WBC title.

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