NBL owner Kestelman happy to earn respect
Owner Larry Kestelman wants the NBL to be the world's second best basketball league and feels it is well on the way to reaching that goal.
Star duo set to face Wildcats
Melbourne's Chris Goulding and Casey Prather have passed the first hurdle in their plan to take on NBL champions Perth, having made it through a fitness test.
Kings sign Kendle to replace Lisch
Kings captain and two-time NBL MVP Kevin Lisch is expected to miss up to two months of the season after scans on Monday revealed the severity of his torn calf.
Suns thrash Bullets in final NBA-NBL clash
A dominant Phoenix Suns outfit were never threatened by the travelling Brisbane Bullets after jumping out to a 25-point lead in the first quarter.
Booker: Brisbane brought it to us.
Suns shooting guard Devin Booker said the physicality of the Brisbane Bullets helped prepare Phoenix for the NBA regular season.
Phoenix Suns coach Earl Watson thanked the Bullets for coming to the U.S. and competing against an NBA team. Said basketball brings people together no matter their origin or ethnicity.
Kings beat Hawks, off the mark in NBL
American duo Perry Ellis and Travis Leslie have combined for 47 points to spark the Sydney Kings to their first win of the NBL season.
United score comfortable win over 36ers
United remain unbeaten in the NBL after a comprehensive 22-point victory over the off-target 36ers in Adelaide.
Bullets' Bruce to soak up NBA experience
Shaun Bruce has the all-clear to return from an ankle injury for Brisbane's NBA pre-season clash with Phoenix.
Bullets to put heat on Suns.
Brisbane Bullets are hoping to continue the strong play of NBL sides against NBA opposition, with coach Andrej Lemanis declaring his men have "nothing to lose" against Phoenix.
Wildcats remain unbeaten to start defence
The Perth Wildcats have continued their title defence with another win, beating the Illawarra Hawks in Perth in a replay of last season's grand final series.
Breakers grab last-gasp win over Kings
American import DJ Newbill has sealed the Breakers' first win of the NBL season with a last-gasp basket in a tight 87-85 win over Sydney in Auckland.
36ers thrash Taipans, send warning
Adelaide 36ers have sent a message to NBL rivals by dismantling the Taipans 96-70 at the Cairns Convention Centre.
Penney drops to boost Breakers in NBL
Kirk Penney has recovered from the stomach virus which laid him low for the Breakers' NBL season-opener.
Ware hassles Westbrook, issues NBA reminder
In helping Melbourne United almost defeat the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday, American point guard Casper Ware also reminded the NBA fraternity that his skills have not diminished since he was last in the league.
Thunder hang on for victory over Melbourne.
Despite Melbourne United's big showing, Paul George drops 22 points and Carmelo Anthony adds 19 of his own to lead the new-look Thunder to a 86-85 victory.
Carmelo Anthony on the physicality of the Melbourne United team: "I was expecting that. I was expecting the Australians to be a little physical tonight."
Gaze backs Kings' NBL depth, for now
Kings coach Andrew Gaze will look to give his rookie big men more burn when they aim to net their first win of the NBL season this weekend.
Taipans' Jawai out for 12 weeks
The NBL's Cairns Taipans have been dealt another big injury blow with centre Nate Jawai facing 12 weeks on the sidelines after a round one foot injury.
Westbrook takes shot at Melbourne United
Oklahoma City superstar Russell Westbrook says he 'ain't expecting s---' ahead of his side's preseason friendly against Melbourne United.
Cairns beat Breakers for perfect NBL start
The New Zealand Breakers have lost their first match of the 2017/18 NBL season 82-71 to Cairns Taipans.
Wildcats start NBL title defence with win
As they celebrated last season's NBL title by unfurling their championship banner, Perth Wildcats have opened this season with a 10-point win over Brisbane.
Kings fade in NBL opener against 36ers
Adelaide 36ers have picked up their first win of the NBL season, overrunning a tired Sydney Kings outfit 105-96.
NBL star Chris Goulding to miss NBA clash
Melbourne United star guard Chris Goulding missed the NBL season opener and will miss United's Oklahoma Thunder clash due to appendicitis.
Melbourne edge Adelaide in thrilling NBL opener
Melbourne United overcame a sluggish start to defeat Adelaide 99-97 in a gripping NBL season opener on Thursday night.
Taipans smash records in NBL opening match
Cairns have opened their NBL season with an 88-87 win in the dying seconds of their home game against Illawarra.
Taipans centre in doubt with foot injury
Their NBL season is only one match old but Cairns already have another injury worry ahead of a tough trip across the Tasman to face New Zealand.
Hawks out to prove NBL doubters wrong, again
Rob Beveridge might be one of the more easy-going coaches in the National Basketball League but he occasionally lets the tiger out of the cage; especially when its preseason predictions regarding his Illawarra Hawks.
Beveridge: So lucky in my basketball career.
Illawarra coach Rob Beveridge has aspirations to lead Australia's national men's basketball team but meanwhile he's set on finishing the job he's started with the Hawks in the National Basketball League. (Vision courtesy NBL)
NBL's Kings fall in historic Utah clash
It threatened to get ugly early, but Sydney Kings fought bravely in a 108-83 preseason loss to the NBA's Utah Jazz.
Ingles: Glad I was a part of this.
Utah Jazz small forward Joe Ingles was happy with how quickly the side connected in their 108-84 win over the Sydney Kings.
Dante Exum reflects back on playing the Sydney Kings, says it was a big deal for the Jazz to play an Australian team
Gaze hopes Jazz game fires Kings in NBL
Sydney coach Andrew Gaze hopes the excitement of the Kings' game against NBA side Utah Jazz will help to overcome the short turnaround before their Saturday NBL opener.
Ingles, Newley cross paths again in Utah
The Kings face a Jazz squad laden with multi-millionaires and headed by 216cm tall Frenchman Rudy Gobert, the top shot-blocker in the NBA last season.
Utah game special for family of Kings star
Sydney's pre-season basketball game against NBA side Utah will provide Kings captain Kevin Lisch with a rare chance to play in front of his family.
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