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NBL CUP

OPENING DAY

NBL Cup opening day preview: a new challenge

The opener of the inaugural NBL Cup will see the Cairns Taipans face the Illawarra Hawks, and it's a contest that exemplifies the two different mindsets being exhibited from the teams that have entered the league's Melbourne hub.

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NBL Cup round table; the big talking points

The NBL has hit its first major checkpoint of the 2021 NBL season, so there's no better time to take a step back and analyse what we've seen this far.

NBL

36ERS VS. BULLETS

Law stars as Bullets shoot down Sixers in NBL

The Brisbane Bullets, led by former NBA player Vic Law, have rebounded strongly to annihilate the Adelaide 36ers 93-74.

NBL

PHOENIX VS. WILDCATS

Phoenix back in the winner's circle 

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Phoenix hit back against Wildcats in NBL

The South East Melbourne Phoenix have produced a stunning NBL form reversal to record a comprehensive 96-71 victory over the Perth Wildcats.

NBL

KINGS VS. HAWKS

Hawks take down wounded Kings in thriller

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Kings lose to Hawks, import injured

The Sydney Kings' injury woes may have hit a crisis point after losing star import Jarrell Martin to a suspected left leg problem in a heart-breaking 85-82 NBL defeat by the Illawarra Hawks.

NBL

KINGS VS. BREAKERS

Sydney Kings ease past New Zealand Breakers

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Ware steers Kings past Breakers in NBL

A fourth-quarter explosion from Casper Ware has helped the Sydney Kings celebrate their return home with a 84-74 NBL victory over the New Zealand Breakers.

NBL

PHOENIX VS. WILDCATS

Wildcats crush Phoenix in big NBL victory

Perth Wildcats coach Trevor Gleeson celebrated two major milestones after his side scored an emphatic 106-75 NBL win over South East Melbourne Phoenix.

NBL

HAWKS VS. UNITED

Melbourne outlast Hawks to remain unbeaten

An undermanned Melbourne United remain unbeaten in the NBL season after outlasting the Illawarra Hawks 91-88 in the league's return to NSW on Wednesday night.

OLYMPICS

BOOMERS

Gaze and Uluc: Who makes the Boomers starting 5 for Tokyo?

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Boomers in last-minute Asia Cup clash

Australian and New Zealand basketball officials are scrambling to find players to contest an Asia Cup qualifier after their clash was confirmed on Wednesday with just 10 days' notice.

NBA

THE ILLAWARRA HAWKS ARE BACK!

NBL reinstates name of Illawarra Hawks

The NBL has agreed to reinstate the name of foundation club, the Illawarra Hawks.

NBL

TAIPANS VS. BREAKERS

Taipans snap six-game skid with win over NZ

A six-game losing NBL streak is over for the Cairns Taipans after they avoided another late fade to overpower the New Zealand Breakers 84-69.

NBL

UNITED VS. WILDCATS

United knock off Wildcats in NBL thriller

Melbourne United have kept their unbeaten start to the NBL season intact after a stirring 75-71 victory over the Perth Wildcats.

NBA

PHOENIX VS. HAWKS

Phoenix end Hawks unbeaten start in NBL

The South East Melbourne Phoenix have spoiled the homecoming of NBL master coach Brian Goorjian with a thumping 98-82 victory over The Hawks.

NBL

36ERS VS. KINGS

Ware leads Kings' thumping win over 36ers

Casper Ware put on a second-half masterclass to revive the Sydney Kings' NBL campaign and propel them to a comprehensive 94-75 victory over the Adelaide 36ers.

NBL

TAIPANS VS. BREAKERS

Patterson leads Breakers to maiden NBL win

Lamar Patterson has regained his mojo to help inspire New Zealand Breakers' maiden win of the 2021 NBL season, a come from behind 85-79 victory over Cairns Taipans.

NBL

BULLETS VS. UNITED

NBL's unbeaten United shoot down Bullets

Title favourites Melbourne United have overcome injuries and a blackout to extend their unbeaten NBL season start with a 109-96 victory over Brisbane Bullets on Friday night.

OLYMPICS

BOOMERS SQUAD

Boomers selection just the start for Giddey

Being named in the Boomers' 24-man Olympics squad is an 'honour', says 18-year-old Josh Giddey, but he plans to suit up in Tokyo, he tells Olgun Uluc.

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Simmons in as Boomers reveal Olympics squad

Australia's vast NBA cohort headlines an extended Boomers squad for the Tokyo Olympics, with new head coach Brian Goorjian also placing an emphasis on the country's up-and-coming talent.

NBL

UNITED VS. PHOENIX

United earn bragging rights in NBL derby

Melbourne United remain on top of the NBL ladder after withstanding a late challenge to defeat local rivals South East Melbourne Phoenix 96-90.

NBL

BULLETS VS. TAIPANS

Law nets OT winner to help Bullets pip Taipans

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Bullets stun Cairns in NBL comeback

The Brisbane Bullets have pulled off one of the great NBL comebacks to defeat Cairns Taipans 105-103 in an overtime thriller.

NBL

WILDCATS VS. PHOENIX

Wagstaff calamity hands Phoenix NBL win

Perth Wildcats captain Jesse Wagstaff has missed the simplest of lay-ups to hand South East Melbourne a pulsating 90-89 NBL win at RAC Arena.

NBL

TAIPANS VS. HAWKS

Hawks still perfect after crushing Cairns

The Hawks have fired a warning shot to the rest of the NBL after crushing the Cairns Taipans 90-70 on Thursday night.

NBL

36ERS VS. BREAKERS

36ers cruise to home victory over Breakers

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Sixers trump NZ Breakers again in NBL

The Adelaide 36ers proved too much for the New Zealand Breakers for the second time in five days with an 88-78 NBL win at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre.

NBL

BULLETS VS. KINGS

Bullets get off the mark with win over Kings

The Brisbane Bullets have won their first game of the NBL season, coming from behind to steamroll the Sydney Kings.

NBL

TAIPANS VS. UNITED

United edge Taipans, go back-to-back

Title favourites Melbourne United have received a mighty scare before holding on for an 87-85 NBL win over a never-say-die Cairns Taipans.

NBL

WILDCATS VS. PHOENIX

Cotton stars, Wildcats down Phoenix in NBL

Bryce Cotton has scored 27 points as the Perth Wildcats unleashed a blistering late run to secure a 88-76 NBL win over the South East Melbourne Phoenix at RAC Arena.

NBL

KINGS VS. TAIPANS

Kings on the board in 2021

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Kings reign over Taipans in NBL

Revenge was sweet for an injury-hit Sydney Kings as they registered a milestone 99-91 NBL victory over the Cairns Taipans on Saturday night.

NBL

36ERS VS. BREAKERS

36ers win another overtime NBL thriller

Isaac Humphries starred as the Adelaide 36ers fought back from an 11-point third-quarter deficit to overcome the New Zealand Breakers 94-91 in an NBL overtime thriller at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre on Friday night.

NBL

ROUND 2

Globetrotting Phoenix recruit Keifer Sykes still chasing his NBA dream

Joining his fifth club in 12 months, Keifer Sykes' path to his impressive NBL debut has been the continuation of a globetrotting journey for the Chicago native, who still has a goal to reach the NBA.

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NBL

ROUND 1

Olgun Uluc's Round 1 thoughts: Bogut heirs, Giddey questions and 'perfect' United?

After just one round, Olgun Uluc has seen enough glimpses to make a few educated assessments of what he liked and didn't like, all under the obvious preface of understanding the tiny sample size.

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Creek: I can be NBA 'glue guy' & help team culture

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NBL

HAWKS VS. TAIPANS

Hawks continue incredible start by stunning Taipans

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Brian Goorjian's Hawks beat Cairns in NBL upset

Last year's wooden spooners the Hawks are enjoying their best NBL season start in the foundation club's history after stunning title contenders the Cairns Taipans with a 92-76 upset victory.

NBL

36ERS VS. PHOENIX

Giddey double-double leads 36ers to thrilling double OT win

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36ers down Phoenix in NBL double overtime

The Adelaide 36ers have bounced back from a poor NBL season opener to notch a thrilling 116-108 double-overtime victory over South East Melbourne Phoenix.

NBL

TAIPANS VS. KINGS

Kings question call after Taipans win

The Sydney Kings will ask the NBL to explain a contentious late call on their star Casper Ware after their 87-86 season-opening loss to Cairns Taipans.

NBL

HAWKS VS. BULLETS

Goorjian's Hawks claim NBL upset

Master coach Brian Goorjian has enjoyed a stunning return to the NBL as the Hawks pulled off a 90-84 season-opening upset over the Brisbane Bullets at Nissan Arena.

NBL

36ERS VS. UNITED

United crush 36ers in NBL season opener

Early championship favourites Melbourne United shook off some first-half rust before blowing the Adelaide 36ers away 89-65 in a lopsided NBL season opener.

NBL

NBL Round Table: Contenders, pretenders, MVPs and more

In the first NBL Round Table of 2021, Olgun Uluc, Kane Pitman and Steve Smith debate likely champions, MVPs, Next Stars and much more.

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