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With his Euro trip over, David Barlow aims for the NBL title

Back in town: David Barlow will play for Melbourne United.

Roy Ward Five years in Europe have given David Barlow a lifetime of memories, both good and bad.

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Former player part of consolidated bid to revive Canberra's NBL club

Brad Williams in action for the Cannons against the  Bullets in 2001.

Chris Wilson He played in the very last match for the Cannons in 2003, and now Brad Williams is one of the faces behind a consolidated push to revive a National Basketball League club in Canberra.

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Fixtures: NBL season like speed dating for Perth Wildcats

The Perth Wildcats will defend their title in an abbreviated NBL season.

Brad Elborough The 2014-15 NBL season will be the sports equivalent of speed dating for the Perth Wildcats.

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Push for a second Melbourne NBL club gathers pace

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Jon Pierik A push for a second Melbourne franchise in the National Basketball League has gathered pace, with a prospective ownership group moving into its second phase of development.

New Zealand Breakers blitz Sydney Kings in crucial NBL clash

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The New Zealand Breakers brought the Sydney Kings back to earth with an emphatic 105-87 win on Thursday night which breathes further life into the defending champions' NBL campaign.

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Sydney Kings fail to send off Shane Heal with a win over Townsville Crocodiles in NBL

Sydney Kings coach Shane Heal has called it quits.

David Sygall An era ended for the Sydney Kings on Saturday night when one of the club’s favourite sons, Shane Heal, bade farewell, but his players were unable to send him off with a win.

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Shane Heal quits after Wollongong Hawks knock Sydney Kings out of NBL playoff equation

Hawks captain Oscar Forman starred in the win over the Kings.

David Sygall The Sydney Kings' hopes of making the NBL finals are over after going down to traditional rivals Wollongong on Friday night.

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CJ Bruton bows out on New Zealand Breakers' NBL loss

Breakers guard CJ Bruton says farewell after his last NBL match.

New Zealand Breakers legend CJ Bruton couldn't bow out on a winning note as the Cairns Taipans stormed home for a 95-83 NBL win in Auckland on Friday.

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Perth Wildcats aim to restart NBL dynasty

Perth Wildcats star James Ennis will be an integral member of their finals showdown with Wollongong.

Justin Chadwick The Perth Wildcats are sick of watching other teams lift the NBL trophy.

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Adelaide Sixers take initiative in race to NBL grand final

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 23: Gary Ervin of the 36ers goes up against Chris Goulding of Melbourne during the round 23 NBL match between the Adelaide 36ers and the Melbourne Tigers at Adelaide Arena in March 23, 2014 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images) ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 23: Gary Ervin of the 36ers goes up against Chris Goulding of Melbourne during the round 23 NBL match between the Adelaide 36ers and the Melbourne Tigers at Adelaide Arena in March 23, 2014 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Roy Ward Adelaide 36ers shot themselves to within one win of the NBL grand final series with an irresistible second half against the Melbourne Tigers at Adelaide Arena on Thursday night.

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Adelaide 36ers down Melbourne Tigers in NBL semi-final opener

Sixers guard Gary Ervin dominated the Tigers in Adelaide.

The Adelaide 36ers are within touching distance of their first NBL grand final series in 12 years after convincingly downing the Melbourne Tigers 101-85 on Thursday night.

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Former Canberra Gunner Anthony Petrie makes NBL grand final series debut

Canberra's Anthony Petrie will play in his first NBL grand final.

Jon Tuxworth He's played at more clubs than Slim Dusty, watched three of them fold and came back from a serious Achilles injury in 2010. 

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Perth Wildcats import Jermaine Beal unsure of NBL future

Perth Wildcats guard Jermaine Beal works his way upcourt during the game three grand final series win over Adelaide in Perth.

Justin Chadwick Star Wildcats import Jermaine Beal says he's yet to decide whether to extend his stay in the NBL.

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Potential Canberra team to spread NBL wings in regional centres

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Jon Tuxworth The NBL has outlined an ambitious plan for a potential Canberra team to play multiple games in Goulburn, Queanbeyan and Wagga Wagga.

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NBL: Adelaide 36ers sack US import Jarrid Frye

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 04: Jarrid Frye of the 36ers shoots a free throw during the round 12 NBL match between the Adelaide 36ers and the New Zealand Breakers at Adelaide Arena in January 4, 2014 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

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Steve Larkin The Adelaide 36ers have cut import Jarrid Frye, blaming an ankle injury for his under-performing NBL season.

NBL: Sydney Kings coach Shane Heal won't be distracted by uncertainty

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Alex Nicholson Sydney coach Shane Heal is adamant the uncertainty surrounding his coaching future will not be a distraction when the Kings take on the New Zealand Breakers on Saturday night at the Kingdome.

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NBL to investigate post-match brawl

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Daniel Geale with his son Bailey, Sydney Kings coach Shane Heal and offseason recruit A.J. Ogilvy at the NBL season launch on Thursday, September 19, 2013

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The NBL has launched an investigation into Friday night's brawl in the top-of-the-table clash between Perth and Adelaide.

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Jesse Wagstaff backs Canberra NBL bid, but keen to stay with Perth after win

Wildcats forward Jesse Wagstaff with the NBL trophy.

Jon Tuxworth Perth Wildcats forward Jesse Wagstaff says he wouldn't rule out seeing out his career with Canberra if the Cannons revival is successful. 

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Can the Cannons make a comeback? NBL targets Canberra for new team

Tad Dufelmeier playing for the Cannons against the Brisbane Bullets in April 1989.

Chris Wilson The National Basketball League wants a Canberra team back in the competition by 2015, officials visiting the city on Tuesday to outline expansion plans and to prompt a franchise bid from the nation’s...

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Wildcats' changes cement NBL dominance

Wildcats forward Jesse Wagstaff with the NBL trophy.

Big changes have paid off for the Perth Wildcats, who are celebrating a record sixth NBL championship following Sunday's crushing 93-59 grand final victory over the Adelaide 36ers at Perth Arena.