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Houli and Trimble come together over faith

Richmond premiership star Bachar Houli and Melbourne United's Melo Trimble trade footballs, jerseys and celebrate their Muslim faith.



Phoenix vs. 36ers

36ers end four game skid with win over Pheonix


Adelaide too strong for Phoenix in NBL

Adelaide's Jerome Randle has been at his dynamic best for the 36ers who've returned to the NBL winner's list with a 103-91 victory over South East Melbourne.


Kings vs. Hawks

Kings hold off Hawks in front of NBL record crowd


Record NBL crowd watches Kings edge Hawks

A NBL record crowd of 17,513 has watched Sydney defeat LaMelo Ball's Illawarra by five points.


Wildcats vs. Breakers

Wildcats defeat Breakers as Rice Jr. watches on


Wildcats cash in on Rice Jr. exclusion

The Wildcats have made the most of NZ Breakers import Glen Rice Jnr's NBL standdown to win their clash 88-77 in Perth.


Taipans vs. Bullets

Taipans hold off Bullets at the Snake Pit


Taipans beat Bullets in 'Sunshine Stoush'

The Taipans produced a comprehensive performance to beat Queensland NBL rivals the Brisbane Bullets 94-85 in Cairns.


United vs. Phoenix

United come from behind to secure Throwdown bragging rights


Defensive focus a new string on Melo Trimble's impressive bow

Being held scoreless to half time in a Throwdown wasn't a concern for Melbourne United's Melo Trimble, who says an emphasis on defence is helping him become a more well-rounded player.

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United stun Phoenix in Throwdown thriller

Melbourne United have completed a stunning comeback to pull off a one-point win over their cross-town NBL rivals to win their fifth game on the trot.


36ers vs. Wildcats

Wildcats just too good for Sixers in NBL

Bryce Cotton was well held for much of the night but he came to the fore when it mattered as the Wildcats had too much for the Sixers in Adelaide.

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Wildcats hold off 36ers for narrow victory



Kings vs. Wildcats

Kings flex muscles with big win over Wildcats


Luc Longley pivotal to Kings program


Weaver: Word is getting out about the Kings


Didi 'bombs' Kings to win over Perth

Sydney swingman Didi Louzada has connected on seven long-range bombs in the Kings' 104-85 victory over defending NBL champions Perth.


United vs. 36ers

Four in a row for rising United


United stars shine in fourth-straight win

An inspired performance from Melo Trimble has helped Melbourne United sweep aside the Adelaide 36ers and claim a fourth successive NBL win.


Taipans vs. Hawks

LaMelo Ball has career best night against Taipans


Melo leads Hawks to win vs. Cairns


LaMelo Ball leads Hawks to big NBL win

Illawarra have broken a five-game NBL losing streak with a 10-point win over the Taipans in Cairns, with LaMelo Ball playing his best game of the season.


Phoenix vs. Breakers

Hampton ejected early: "I'm not going to let anybody disrespect me."

Young star RJ Hampton says he has no regrets about his ejection against the Breakers in response to what he labelled a dirty play from Ben Madgen.

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South East Melbourne Phoenix take 30-point victory


Phoenix win big in NBL over Breakers

Young American star RJ Hampton was sensationally ejected in the first quarter as South East Melbourne Phoenix blew away New Zealand Breakers.


Bullets vs. Kings

Kings blow Bullets away after slow start


Patchy Kings edge dogged Bullets

The Sydney Kings have steadied after their shock NBL loss to Melbourne United but were far from impressive in their 95-85 win over the Brisbane Bullets.


Breakers vs. United

Three in a row for United after epic Breakers battle

Melbourne United have made it three wins in a row with a 104-101 victory over New Zealand Breakers in Auckland.

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United surge, then hold on grimly against Breakers



UNited vs. Kings

United end Sydney Kings' unbeaten start to NBL20


Kings coach: NBL has a road refereeing issue

Sydney Kings head coach Will Weaver has voiced concerns over NBL refereeing of away teams after he was ejected in the Kings' defeat to Melbourne United.

United edge Kings in Cup Eve classic

Casper Ware scored 34 points on his return to Melbourne United but it was not enough to prevent the Sydney Kings falling to their first loss of the season.


Bullets vs. Hawks

Bullets shoot down Hawks


Bullets hand LaMelo's Hawks NBL lesson

Brisbane have been far too strong for the LaMelo Ball's Illawarra, beating the Hawks 83-69 in their NBL clash in Canberra.


Wildcats vs. Breakers

Travel-weary Wildcats win NBL clash in NZ

Terrico White has buried a late three-pointer to guide Perth to a thrilling five-point comeback NBL win over the NZ Breakers in Invercargill.

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Phoenix vs. United

In the blink of an eye, a genuine NBL rivalry is here

The loud boos that accompanied Melbourne United off the court gave a tantalising taste of what is to come for the NBL's freshest rivalry, with Chris Goulding in the thick of the action.

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Long shines as United gain bragging rights over Phoenix

Shawn Long tallied 31 points and 11 rebounds in a dominant performance as Melbourne United squared the ledger against local rivals South East Melbourne Phoenix


36ers vs. Kings

Kings down 36ers in overtime thriller

The Sydney Kings have held their nerve to record a dramatic 98-96 overtime victory over the Adelaide 36ers to maintain their unbeaten start to the NBL season.


Bullets vs. Wildcats

Bullets ease pressure with home NBL win

Import Taylor Braun has stood up for the Brisbane Bullets to snap a three-game NBL losing streak in their 87-78 win over the Perth Wildcats.


Breakers vs. Taipans

Breakers outlast Taipans in Auckland


Breakers overcome ailments to beat Taipans

Corey Webster lead a short-handed New Zealand Breakers team to a 93-85 win over Cairns Taipans in Auckland.


Draft intel

NBA draft intel: Latest on LaMelo Ball and RJ Hampton

Mike Schmitz scouts the projected top-10 picks in Australia, breaking down their progress so far.

RJ Hampton's elite speed and Eurostep



Round 5

Roberson, Phoenix looking to keep the heat on United

Melbourne United will look to break out of their form slump against cross town rivals, South East Melbourne Phoenix with Melo Trimble and John Roberson set to go head to head.

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Throwdown rematch reaches new heights


Starting 5: Phoenix rise to the occasion

The Taipans continued their strong play, Aaron Brooks went down and it's really LaMelo time now. Here's what to look out for in Round 5 of the NBL.

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