Roy Ward 11:27 AM Mangok Mathiang had a free throw which could have put his team into the Final Four but it missed.
Australian centre Andrew Bogut’s Golden State Warriors secured the top seed in the NBA’s Western Conference on Sunday (AEDT) with a record-setting victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.
Roy Ward Bob Elphinston has done it all in sports and basketball administration, now he has come back to the NBL to help grow the league.
Roy Ward Melbourne's Mangok Mathiang will start at centre for Louisville Cardinals when they play Michigan State on Monday for a place in the NCAA Tournament's Final Four.
Kevin Durant, the NBA's reigning most valuable player, will miss the rest of the season.
Eben Novy-Williams Former University of North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith, who died last month at 83, is treating his former players to dinner.
The Boomers will be without Utah Jazz forward Joe Ingles for this year's Rio Olympics qualifying series against New Zealand's Tall Blacks.
Roy Ward After more than 250 WNBL games and coaching three SEABL championship teams, Larissa Anderson has won a promotion to Dandenong Rangers WNBL coach.
Roy Ward Melbourne Boomers have made a good start to the offseason by retaining captain Tess Madgen.
The San Antonio Spurs looked every inch their NBA championship selves on Sunday in a dominant 114-95 triumph over Eastern Conference leaders Atlanta.
Memphis Grizzlies beat the struggling Portland Trail Blazers 97-86 on Sunday (AEDT) while Dante Exum and Joe Ingles failed to have much impact in Utah Jazz’s 106-91 NBA loss against Golden State Warriors.
Roy Ward Australian basketballer Elyse Penaluna thought a second knee injury had ended her career but an AIS lifeline has put her on the path to Rio.
Sam Amick The annual exercise of nitpicking about the NBA's best teams is well underway of late, if only because that's the trendy thing to do this time of year.
Barbara Barker It was the NBA's version of The Biggest Loser at Madison Square Garden. The Knicks are the NBA's biggest losers, by a nose, as they were defeated, 95-92 by Minnesota.
Barcelona reached the Euroleague's knockout stages with a 77-73 win at Red Star Belgrade on Thursday while Galatasaray fans were again involved in ugly scenes before the 75-68 defeat at Alba Berlin.