No return date set for Simmons

There's no timetable for Ben Simmons' return for the 76ers.

Ben Simmons hasn't set a timetable for his return from a broken bone in his right foot after his Philadelphia coach Brett Brown last week said he hoped the Australian would make his NBA debut in January.

Warriors defence exposed without Bogut

New Maverick Andrew Bogut: Set to make his regular season debut.

Critics have lashed Golden State for shipping Australian centre Andrew Bogut to the Dallas Mavericks after the Warriors were crushed in the season opener.

Irving, James lead Cavs past Knicks in NBA opener

LeBron James dunks against the Knicks.

Kyrie Irving scored 19 of his 29 points in a decisive third quarter as the Cleveland Cavaliers began the defence of their first NBA championship with a 117-88 win over the New York Knicks in the season opener.

Mills takes on big guns in NBA opener

Basket-Australia v Serbia. Patty Mills.19th August 2016, Brazil Rio de Janeiro Olympics, Fairfaxmedia Picture by Joe Armao

Patty Mills puts contract future aside to focus on helping usher in a new San Antonio era, declaring 'I will play my heart out for the Spurs' when the season starts on Wednesday.

Newley leads Kings to win over Hawks

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 24: Rotnei Clarke of the Hawks is challenged by Kevin Lisch of the Kings during the round ...

Key off-season signings Kevin Lisch and Brad Newley sparked the Sydney Kings to a 90-73 rout of arch rivals Illawarra on Monday night at Qudos Bank Arena.

Kings sign NBA veteran Blake

New signing: Steve Blake (right), seen here battling Australian Matthew Dellavedova, in the NBA, has joined the Sydney Kings.

The Sydney Kings have moved quickly to replace import Michael Bryson, signing NBA journeyman Steve Blake as their third import.

Bairstow's return to Bullets not enough to hold off 36ers

Former Chicago Bull Cameron Bairstow makes his debut for the Bullets on Sunday night at the Brisbane Exhibition and ...

Cameron Bairstow made a strong start to his NBL career for the Brisbane Bullets, but the presence of the Australian Boomers forward was not enough to stop a Jerome Randle led Adelaide 36ers from claiming victory in overtime 96-93 on Sunday night.