Roje Adaimy Melbourne teenager Ben Simmons is set to become the first Australian to play in an annual showcase of the best US high school basketballers.
Paul Suttor Whether it's the effect of a salary cap system or just the random nature of professional sport, at the halfway point of the NBA season there are 13 teams who could conceivably be champions at season's end.
Jon Tuxworth 9:51 PM Canberra Capitals coach Carrie Graf insisted they didn't take struggling Adelaide lightly after Lauren Jackson was sidelined for the boilover home loss, adamant her knee wasn't fit to play.
Roy Ward 7:57 PM Dandenong Rangers host West Coast Waves at Dandenong Stadium on Saturday then Melbourne Boomers face title-favourite Townsville Fire at the State Basketball Centre on Saturday night.
Chris Dolmetsch 6:45 PM A judge expressed doubt about a defamation claim against Madison Square Garden by an ex-ING financial services trader who lost his job after he was ejected from a New York Knicks game for heckling All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony.
Melanie Kembrey Sydney Kings boss Rod Harys says the purple-and-gold's future home in Sydney Olympic Park is not quite fit for royalty.
Jon Tuxworth A WNBL Most Valuable Player gong appears a mere formality for Canberra Capitals skipper Abby Bishop after she continued a dominant season with a fourth player of the week award.
Los Angeles Lakers star guard Kobe Bryant will undergo surgery on Wednesday, likely ending his season early for his third consecutive NBA campaign.
Andrew Bogut contributed 13 points and 13 rebounds to help Golden State Warriors beat the Boston Celtics 114-111 for their 19th consecutive home win in the NBA.
Roy Ward Melbourne United fell 81-69 to Townsville Crocs on Sunday night.
Ben Cameron The Perth Heat are facing a hectic travel schedule to defend their Australian Baseball League title after clinching second spot on Friday night.
Chris Dutton Canberra Capitals skipper Abby Bishop scored 61 points in two games as her team sent a message to its WNBL finals rivals.