Peter Mitchell 6:31 PM Dante Exum has proved the doubters wrong with some flashes of brilliance in his NBA debut for the Utah Jazz.
12:50 PM San Antonio have never gone back to back after their four previous titles. They face a two-way battle for the championship with Cleveland and Chicago the main contenders. Fairfax Media has prised its hoops experts away from their NBA League Pass long enough to make their 15 for '15 predictions.
Roy Ward 10:12 PM Much like a farmer moving his assets to higher ground, Bendigo Spirit scored an important 97-75 win over Dandenong Rangers.
Roy Ward Dandenong Rangers have signed a second WNBA superstar with Penny Taylor to return to WNBL.
Rebekah Ison, Lee Gaskin Andrew Gaze fears the "light" ban handed to Josh Childress could harm Australian basketball.
The San Antonio Spurs raised their championship banner then elevated their game when it mattered to edge the Dallas Mavericks 101-100 in a season-opening win.
Mike Bresnahan The present-day Los Angeles Lakers weren't looking so great against the Houston Rockets, and then fate messed with their future. Rookie Julius Randle suffered a broken tibia in his right leg and was carted off on a stretcher after a collision with two Rockets players in the fourth quarter of the Lakers' 108-90 loss.
Roy Ward Dante Exum's NBA rookie season begins on Thursday.
Matt Murnane Australian basketball greats Shane Heal and Andrew Gaze have suggested the NBL's tribunal may have given former NBA star Josh Childress special treatment because of his high profile.
Australians Patty Mills and Aron Baynes joined teammates in receiving their championship rings before the Spurs began their NBA title defence with a 101-100 win over Dallas.
Peter Mitchell There are now plenty of Aussies flying the flag in the NBA, but who's best-placed to win the title?
On the eve of the NBA season, one team has decided to prepare in a different way.
Paul Zalunardo Welcome to the Atlantic, the worst division in basketball. One so bad Toronto are clear favourites. The Celtics don't want to win, Philly really don't want to win and the Knicks can't win. Brooklyn are trying but won't live up to the hype.
Brock Motum's loss appears like it will be Australian teammate Joe Ingles' gain.
Ira Winderman Cliche all you want about the team game, but the NBA, at its highest level, very much can be a singular equation, one player making all the difference. So what comes next when the superstar leaves the team behind?