Roy Ward 7:02 PM From modest beginnings in Victoria's junior basketball system, Andrew Bogut and Matthew Dellavedova will this week play in the NBA finals.
Jon Tuxworth 10:08 PM Adam Caporn bristles when the Cleveland Cavaliers guard is branded "dirty" by some American experts.
12:31 PM Andrew Bogut has defended fellow Australian, and soon-to-be NBA finals foe, Matthew Dellavedova from claims the guard is a dirty player.
Michael Lee 6:11 PM LeBron James' decision to play in the region that raised him was more personal, more purposeful the second time around.
Jeff Zillgitt 1:39 PM The Bucks did not inspire. Few cared if they won or lost, made the playoffs or didn't make the playoffs. The franchise needed a reboot, and they got it from new owners.
Michael Lee Steph Curry and the Warriors are way up - Western Conference champions after their series-clinching 104-90 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday - but not in a place that they didn't expect.
The WNBL will move to a best-of-three grand final series next season, but won't be following a recommendation to move to winter.
Tom Thibodeau was fired as coach of the Chicago Bulls on Thursday, unable to bring playoff success despite five winning campaigns with the NBA club.
Benjamin Hoffman With the conference finals wrapping up quickly, the NBA finds itself in an awkward situation: There will be a record seven days between post-season basketball games.
Roy Ward Key NBL figures believe Melbourne businessman Larry Kestelman's move to take a controlling stake in the league will give it a chance to become a successful product.
The Golden State Warriors have knocked the Houston Rockets out of the NBA playoffs to set up a championship series match-up with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Roy Ward Melbourne United owner Larry Kestelman is now the NBL's executive director and wants to "reignite the passion" in NBL basketball.
Australian point guard Matthew Dellavedova and his Cleveland Cavaliers will play for their success-starved city's maiden NBA title after sweeping the Atlanta Hawks.
Matthew Dellavedova's infamy has reached bizarre new levels in the US. As the American media continues to debate whether the scrappy point guard from country Victoria is a dirty player or not, a rap tribute song has been produced titled Hustle Like Delly.
The Houston Rockets have staved off elimination from the Western Conference finals with a dominant win over Golden State Warriors, but a Dwight Howard forearm at Andrew Bogut's head will be investigated.
Jeff Zillgitt The Atlanta Hawks gave measured responses about Cleveland Cavaliers guard Matthew Dellavedova in the aftermath of a gutty, hard-fought and disheartening loss to the Cavaliers.
LeBron James was the hero and Australian teammate Matthew Dellavedova was a villain in some eyes as the Cleveland Cavaliers claimed a commanding 3-0 over the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference finals.
Australia's Matthew Dellavedova has become American sport's new villain as the Cleveland Cavaliers took a 3-0 lead in their NBA Eastern Conference Finals series against the Atlanta Hawks.