Breakers too strong for Sydney Kings

8:34 PM   Competition leaders the New Zealand Breakers have stretched their NBL winning streak to five by downing the Sydney Kings 107-96 in Auckland.

LeBron's struggles won't last but Cavs still need to shake up roster

Paul Suttor

Paul Suttor   LeBron James admits he's struggling and even though Cleveland won’t hit the panic button after their indifferent start to the NBA season, they run the risk of pricing loyalty above success.

Bringing it from the bench

Fierce competitor: Duane Bailey

Marc Hinton   Breakers rookie Duane Bailey has certainly got that swag about his hoops that he wears like a badge of honour.

Kings confident ahead of away double

Back home: Jason Cadee is happy in Sydney.

Matthew Elkerton   Sydney guard Jason Cadee believes the Kings have kick-started their season leading into Friday's clash with the league-leading New Zealand Breakers.

Breakers hatch plan to contain Kings star

Star power: Josh Childress has been the money man for the Sydney Kings this NBL season with some spectacular contributions.

Marc Hinton   This week they have the unenviable task of limiting the impact of Sydney Kings superstar, and MVP favourite, Josh Childress.

Boomers eager to knock off Flames and celebrate 2-0 weekend

Roy Ward 6:19 PM   The Boomers host the Flames at the State Basketball Centre on Sunday at 1pm.

Melbourne Boomers clinch upset away win over Bendigo Spirit

Roy Ward 5:50 PM   Melbourne Boomers showed their form has returned with a startling win over Bendigo Spirit 73-70 in Bendigo on Saturday.

Capitals to honour Phil Hughes before must-win WNBL clash in Albury

Lauren Jackson said the Capitals would honour Phillip Hughes on Saturday.

Steve Smith   Basketball superstar Lauren Jackson says the death of cricketer Phillip Hughes has hit the Capitals hard and the team plans on honouring him before Saturday night's must-win match against Adelaide in her home town Albury. 

No Dante Exum, but Lake Ginninderra still shooting for a title

Lake Ginninderra College's Billy Muir, left and Mitch Brown are preparing for the Australian Schools Championships next week.

Jon Tuxworth 7:00 PM   Lake Ginninderra College captain Mitch Brown had a front row seat to the "pretty crazy" Dante Exum show as their NBA-bound teammate led them to last year's Australian Schools Championships title. 

Melbourne United coach Darryl McDonald says bench the key to success

Darryl McDonald.

Roy Ward   Melbourne United's title hopes will rest on how much help it can get off the bench.

Boomers' signing Laurie Koehn prepares for WNBL return

Hoopla: Laurie Koehn shoots for the Atlanta Dream  in the WNBA.

Roy Ward   Former WNBA player and Logan Thunder import Laurie Koehn is ready for her Melbourne Boomers debut.

Melbourne United take close NBL win over Adelaide 36ers

Brock Motum of the Adelaide 36ers shoots during the round eight NBL match between Melbourne United and Adelaide 36ers.

Roy Ward   Melbourne United held on for a 94-91 win over Adelaide 36ers on Thursday night.

World sport's longest losing streaks

Rebuilding: Philadelphia's JaKarr Sampson drives during a loss to Houston this month.

Ronny Lerner   As the Philadelphia 76ers' losing streak continues to bulge, take a look back at some of world sport's biggest run of outs.

Bringing it from the bench

Marc Hinton   Breakers rookie Duane Bailey has certainly got that swag about his hoops that he wears like a badge of honour.

Boomers cleared of tanking by FIBA

Australian forward Cameron Bairstow scores during the Boomers' shock loss to Angola.

Joe Barton   Australia have been cleared of tanking in their shock loss to Angola at the basketball World Cup in September.

Adelaide 36ers star Brock Motum wants NBL wins then another NBA shot

Brock Motum.

Roy Ward   Brock Motum has the NBA in his future but is focused on having success in the present for his NBL club Adelaide 36ers.

NBA prospects Jordan McRae and Brock Motum battle at Hisense Arena

Melbourne United's Jordan McRae

Roy Ward   Melbourne United import Jordan McRae and Adelaide 36ers forward Brock Motum headline the NBL clash between the two clubs at Hisense Arena on Thursday night.

Bogut helps Golden State down Heat in NBA

Andrew Bogut shoots over Miami's Shawne Williams.

Andrew Bogut's red hot Golden State Warriors have extended their winning streak with an easy victory against the Miami Heat.

ABC cuts 'tragic' but provide opportunity: Graf

Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf isn't impressed with the ABC funding cuts to women's sport coverage.

Jon Tuxworth   Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf has described ABC cuts to women's sport TV coverage as "tragic", and is adamant men's leagues such as the NBL and A-League would not have copped the same treatment. 

Rattenbury blasts women's sport cuts

Shane Rattenbury says the ABC funding cuts is a 'betrayal to women's sport.'

Jon Tuxworth   Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf doesn't expect a "knee jerk reaction" where sponsors walk away from women's sport after the ABC axed its WNBL and W-League coverage, but admitted it will make it more difficult to attract new backers.