Basketball

Tall Blacks stars to miss Asia Cup

Tall Blacks coach Paul Henare has decided to leave several senior players out of his squad for the Asia Cup.

With several players unavailable, Paul Henare has decided to name a "largely inexperienced" team for the August's tournament.

Webster gets Warriors shot

Tai Webster in action for the Nebraska Cornhuskers.

NBA champions come calling for Tall Black Tai Webster, signing him on to their Summer League team.

Cashmere unbeaten in Thompson Trophy

Christ's College goes for the lay up against St Andrew's in round seven of the Thompson Trophy.

Cashmere are the team to beat in the boy's Thompson Trophy secondary schools' basketball league.

Pioneer snatch Hoben Trophy

The Patrons Trophy winning Lincoln University basketball side.

 Pioneer Pacers score last second basket to claim the Hoben Trophy while Lincoln University women edged North Canterbury for the Patron's Trophy..

Strong NZ U18 men's basketball team selected

Palmerston North's Tama Faamausili is part of a solid NZ under-18 men's basketball lineup.

New Zealand under-18 men's basketball team chasing top two finish in Guam.

NZ set to be tested in Guam

Charlisse Leger-Walker is expected to play a starring role for New Zealand at the FIBA U17 Women’s Oceania Championships ...

NZ women's under-18 basketball team facing big test at Oceania champs. 

Ex-Breaker 'pulled beard'

Corey Webster is on trial at the North Shore District Court.

Former Breakers star Corey Webster is facing charges over a fracas in an Auckland bar.

Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP

Oklahoma City Thunder player Russell Westbrook with his 2017 NBA most valuable player award.

Oklahoma City Thunder star gets NBA's top prize after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles last season.

Wildcats demolish Otago Goldrush

The Wildcats beat the Otago Goldrush 70-42 on Saturday in Dunedin.

The Canterbury Wildcats are honing in on another WBC title.

NZ Select win again

Wellington Saints forward Jordan Ngatai has impressed with the New Zealand Select team on their tour of China.

A tougher match this time for the Kiwi basketballers before they eventually win 84-65 against Jiangsu.

Webster bros crack NBA Summer League

New Zealand's Tai Webster will now head to the NBA's Summer League after going undrafted.

Tall Blacks guards head down the alternate route as they look to break into the NBA.

Youngsters' basketball skills amaze video

Basketball brothers Benicio and Marcel Aguila.

They've got game and they're only three and five years old.

Kiwi guard misses out in NBA draft

Tai Webster averaged 17 points-per-game in his senior year at Nebraska.

Tai Webster not among the 60 players picked.

Wildcats lose Gayle

Wildcats centre Ashley Gayle.

Concussion has knocked Canterbury Wildcats centre Ashley Gayle out of Saturday's southern derby.

Tall Ferns selected

The Tall Ferns team has been selected to play at the Asia Cup.

Team to play at the Asia Cup has been confirmed.

NZ U18 3x3 off to World Cup

The New Zealand under-18 3x3 basketball team from left, William Heather, Isaiah Jones, Rangimarie Mita and Thabo Manyere ...

Four New Zealand basketball players will carry the hopes of the nation at the Fiba under-18 3x3 World Cup in China from June 28 to July 2.

Cavaliers in chaos after GM leaves

LeBron James paid tribute to departing GM David Griffin.

An NBA championship and three straight finals not enough for Griffin to keep his job.

Junior Tall Blacks tested

Tai Wynyard, pictured here with the Breakers, has been in impressive form for the Junior Tall Blacks.

The Junior Tall Blacks have begun their build up towards the Under-19 World Cup.

Saints' hard toil for perfection

Wellington Saints celebrate their NBL title victory and the perfect unbeaten season, on finals weekend in Tauranga.

OPINION: Perfect NBL season much more than just a super talented Saints team, says their trainer.

Jones looks on the bright side

Phill Jones, right, and Nelson Giants coach Brendon Bailey emphasise the game plan.

Phill Jones is hoping for growth out of a difficult NBL campaign for the Nelson Giants.

Webster gets Warriors workout

New Zealand's Tai Webster in action with Nebraska in NCAA college hoops.

NBA champs take a peak at Tall Blacks guard as they figure out draft prospects.

Celtics, 76ers swap NBA draft picks

Washington Huskies player Markelle Fultz is expected to join Ben Simmons in Philadelphia after the 76ers did a deal with ...

Boston give up No 1 pick in return for No 3 and future first-round pick.

Rest of NBL needs to catch Saints

Mark Dickel's Canterbury Rams again fell at the semi-final hurdle in 2017.

The Wellington Saints have lifted the standard of the NBL. The other teams need to step up their game.

Saints perfect until the end

The Wellington Saints celebrate their National Basketball League win, completing the perfect season on Saturday night.

Kevin Braswell's didn't want to see any letup in his side's final quarter of the season and, boy, did his team put on a show.

Saints CEO might call time

Wellington Saints chief executive Nick Mills could be about to end his 35-year association with the team.

A 10th NBL title could be enough to see Nick Mills end his 35-year association with the Wellington Saints.

Flavell 'dead keen' to return

Judd Flavell is keen to return to the Southland Sharks for a third season as a coach in 2018.

Judd Flavell has indicated he would like a third year with the Southland Sharks in 2018.

Saints complete perfect season

Shea Ili scored 31 points for the Saints as they won the NBL title.

With a 108-75 win over the Southland Sharks in the National Basketball League final, the Wellington Saints went 20-0.

Kiwi basketballers battle heat, opposition

New Zealand basketballer Angus Riley heads for the basket on the opening day of the FIBA 3x3 World Cup tournament.

New Zealand team picks up win and loss on opening day of 3x3 World Cup basketball event.

Sharks make final

Southland Shark's Nick Kay and Super City Ranger's Nick Barrow challenge for the ball during the National Basketball ...

Southland Sharks deliver best performance of season to progress to National Basketball League final.

Saints seal spot in NBL final

Wellington Saint Tai Wesley tries to force his way to the basket during his 36 point, nine rebound, NBL semi-final ...

 Wellington Saints overpower Canterbury Rams to book place in NBL final.

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