Basketball

LeBron passes Wilt's record

Lakers forward LeBron James shoots a free throw to surpass Wilt Chamberlain's career points total.

Lakers forward banks 44 points to become NBA's fifth-highest points scorer ever ahead of Wilt Chamberlain.

Adams pokes fun at former team-mate

Thunder centre Steven Adams, right, had a strong outing against the New York Knicks in Oklahoma.

Enes Kanter lost to Steven Adams on court and in the banter battle too.

Durant done with Warriors? video

Warriors star Kevin Durant was calling for the ball, but Draymond Green thought it better to go it alone. Trigger the spat.

NBA star "trying to move on" from altercation with team-mate Draymond Green, but they're still not talking.

Bogut slams swearing crackdown

Former NBA player Andrew Bogut now plays for the Sydney Kings.

Ex-NBA star has some advice for the ANBL if they don't like the language used in timeouts.

Webster to miss World Cup games

Corey Webster will miss two more World Cup matches with the Tall Blacks.

The high-scoring shooting guard has pulled out of national duties again.

Durant, Green separated video

Kevin Durant & Draymond Green Seperated After Heated Fight in Warriors Huddle

Heated exchange breaks out as top NBA team suffers unlikely loss at the hands of the star-less Clippers.

Abercrombie leads the way video

Tom Abercrombie was clutch for the Breakers as they completed a weekend double with an 85-84 victory in Brisbane.

Breakers skipper embraces his role by stepping up for the big game-winner in Brisbane.

Adams keeps it rolling

Steven Adams continues to get the job done for the Oklahoma City Thunder.

Big Kiwi continues his scoring form as OKC Thunder improve to 8-5 for the NBA season.

Young Kiwis invading US video

Zara Jillings is in the second year of a business degree at heavyweight US academic college Fordham University

Basketball providing the money and reason for 40 Kiwis chasing their dream in the US.

Globe-trotting basketball coach

Aaron Fearne lives in America and has been named as the New Zealand Men's Under 17 Basketball team head coach.

The coach hopes to give New Zealand teenagers the opportunity he once had - to travel to America and make a life of basketball.

Breakers win at the buzzer video

Tom Abercrombie of the Breakers shoots during the round five NBL match between the Brisbane Bullets and New Zealand ...

Game-winning play "huge for us" as Tom Abercrombie finds some form when it counts.

Embiid's big haul carries 76ers to win

Joel Embiid, pictured blocking a shot from Tony Parker, has led the 76ers to a comeback overtime win.

Philadelphia fights back from 21-point deficit to grab NBA overtime win.

Breakers mean business

Breakers guard Patrick Richard.
only missed one shot en route to an efficient 21 points against Cairns.

Payback on the mind of Kevin Braswell's men as they head to Brisbane.

Shaq loves 'big dog' Adams video

Shaquille O'Neal was impressed by Steven Adams' physicality.

Steven Adams receives high praise from one of the greatest big men in NBA history after starring role in Thunder's win over Rockets.

C-Web paces Breakers

Corey Webster found his stroke to pace the Breakers to victory over the Cairns Taipans at Spark Arena Friday night.

A backcourt scoring explosion has powered the Breakers to a runwaway victory over the Cairns Taipans at Spark Arena.

Teen star heading to college

Kruz Perrott-Hunt is heading to the University of South Dakota to play his college hoops.

Schoolboy Tall Blacks squad member Kruz Perrott-Hunt has made the call on his NCAA career.

Breakers: All good with DJ, Loe

Former Breaker DJ Newbill has made a strong start to his career with the Cairns Taipans.

Kevin Braswell says there are no hard feelings as a couple of ex-Breakers come to town with Cairns.

Homecoming looms for Tall Black

Canterbury's Ethan Rusbatch is in line to play for the Tall Blacks in front of his hometown Christchurch crowd against ...

Ethan Rusbatch in contention to play for Tall Blacks in home city in rare appearance in the Garden City later this month.

Adams comes up big

Steven Adams got busy for the OKC Thunder in their home victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.

With 18 points from their Kiwi centre the OKC Thunder have made it five straight NBA wins.

TBs may go without star duo

Isaac Fotu loves to play for the Tall Blacks, but may be spared the upcoming Fiba window in New Zealand.

National hoops coach Paul Henare might allow his Europe-based players to miss the next pair of Fiba qualifiers.

Melbourne edge Kings

DJ Kennedy, who finished with a game-high 24 points for Melbourne United, drives hard to the basket against Andrew Bogut ...

Defending ANBL champions Melbourne United spoil Andrew Bogut's homecoming.

Moore out for Breakers

Breakers coach Kevin Braswell will have to do without versatile forward Armani Moore this week.

Down an import, Kevin Braswell's men have some adjustments to make for Friday's visit by the Taipans.

Wildcats tame Breakers

Breakers forward Tai Wesley powered his way to 22 points against the Perth Wildcats.

Clint Steindl and Bryce Cotton provided the one-two punch to pace Perth to a home victory over their Kiwi ANBL rivals.

Adams, OKC on a roll video

Steven Adams and the Oklahoma City Thunder has no trouble with the Washington Wizards on the road.

The Thunder made it four straight as they cruised past the Washington Wizards on the road.

Basketballer's dog confiscated at airport

Lamar Patterson's dog, Kobe, was confiscated by Australian customs officials on Thursday.

A French bulldog owned by Steven Adams' former team-mate was confiscated at Brisbane Airport on Thursday.

Breakers back their stopper

Breakers point guard Shea Ili is fast becoming renowned around the NBL for his defensive abilities.

Shea Ili charged with putting the clamps on another high-scoring guard in Perth.

Breakers eye litmus test video

Patrick Richard and the Breakers head to Perth coming off their best performance of the season.

Long trip to face ANBL leaders will give the Breakers a good gauge of where they're at, coach says.

Adams bounces back

Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams played a game-high 38 minutes. (FILE PHOTO)

The Kiwi star played a big part as the Thunder stormed past the Clippers.

Book basketball legacy's new leaf

Basketball is very much in the genes of the Book family, with Nick, left, dad Ed, Josh and mother Lisa all excelling at ...

Fancy a pick-up game of 3x3 against the Book family? You better bring your A-game then.

Invercargill, it feels like home

Saints coach Kevin Braswell during the game between Southland Sharks and Saints in 2016.

Rookie Breakers basketball coach Kevin Braswell can't wait to bring New Zealand's ANBL team to Invercargill next month.

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