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Australian Boomer Joe Ingles links with NBA's Clippers

Joe Ingles.

Star Boomers small forward Joe Ingles has reportedly sealed a deal to join NBA franchise the Los Angeles Clippers.

Reports say Boomers star Joe Ingles to sign with LA Clippers

Joe Ingles has been on the NBA radar for a few seasons.

Roy Ward US media reports say Australian Boomers swingman Joe Ingles will sign with LA Clippers for the upcoming NBA season.

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson rises to NBA elite with golden off-season

Patriotic: US guard Klay Thompson argues with a Lithuanian player at the semi-final won by the Americans 96-68.

Sam Amick Klay Thompson leapt out of the celebratory Team USA locker room, his feet floating forward but his eyes focused downward on the new piece of memorabilia that he carried like a newborn.

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Canberra Capitals recruit Abbey Wehrung ready to step up

Capitals recruit Abbey Wehrung.

Chris Dutton Canberra Capitals' recruit Abbey Wehrung insists she's ready to step up and boss around Lauren Jackson.

Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams has new spring in step on repaired ankles

Andrew Keh Last September, Deron Williams hobbled down the red carpet of his annual charity dodgeball event with a boot around his right foot.

Team USA rout Serbia to win basketball World Cup

James Harden.

The United States retained their basketball World Cup title after overcoming an early deficit to beat the tournament's surprise package Serbia 129-92 in a one-sided final on Sunday.

Team USA pay tribute to Paul George after FIBA World Cup win

MVP: Kyrie Irving drives to the basket against Serbia.

Sam Amick As Kyrie Irving waited to walk outside the Palacio de Deportes de la Comunidad doors late Sunday night, hordes of screaming fans and a rumbling bus both demanding his presence, he was well aware of...

New York Knicks owner James Dolan taking a new track and a new tack

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 28: James Dolan attends TAO Downtown Grand Opening on September 28, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images for TAO Downtown)

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Scott Cacciola New York Knicks owner James Dolan is taking a new tack in his bid to break the New York Knicks' NBA title drought.

France third in basketball World Cup

France's guard Antoine Diot gets a pass away.

France claimed their first-ever podium finish at the Basketball World Cup on Saturday beating Lithuania 95-93 in a third-place thriller.

WNBA title winners Penny Taylor, Erin Phillips turn attention to Opals' campaign

Sweeping success: Phoenix’s Diana Taurasi (left) and Penny Taylor celebrate winning the WNBA title.

Roy Ward Opals coach Brendan Joyce says WNBA title winners Penny Taylor and Erin Phillips face big tasks to adjust to the national team after winning the US championship.

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Opals coach Brendan Joyce defends selection of Tessa Lavey over Nat Hurst for Turkey

Jon Tuxworth Australian Opals coach Brendan Joyce has backed his shock decision to select rookie point guard Tessa Lavey over Canberra's Nat Hurst for the world championships, labelling her the team's 'quickest...

Aussie trio win WNBA title following Phoenix's win over Chicago

Sarah Trotto Australian star Penny Taylor has guided home the final two free throws as she and Opals teammate Erin Phillips claimed the WNBA championship with the Phoenix Mercury.

Team USA beats Lithuania in basketball World Cup

US guard Kyrie Irving rounds Sarunas Vasiliauskas.

Tim Hanlon Holders United States showed no sign of missing their top players as they breezed into the basketball World Cup final with a commanding 96-68 win over Lithuania on Thursday.

Inspired Serbia oust France to join US in basketball World Cup final

Surprise packets Serbia will meet the powerhouse US in the World Cup final.

Dark horses Serbia powered into the basketball World Cup final and will meet holders United States in Sunday's showdown after beating European champions France 90-85 on Friday.

Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry takes indefinite leave after racism controversy

Embattled: Atlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry.

Atlanta Hawks General Manager Danny Ferry, under fire for making racially charged remarks, has taken an indefinite leave of absence, the NBA team said on Friday.

Melbourne United in the navy as new colours revealed for NBL season

Roy Ward Melbourne United will wear a dark navy singlet and a white singlet this coming NBL season.

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Opals to take new-look squad to women's basketball world championships

Sitting this one out: Opals superstar Lauren Jackson is missing the world championship due to a knee injury.

Lucy Cormack Injuries and retirements have opened the floor to a new generation of Opals this coming women's basketball world championship in Turkey.

France stun Spain as Serbia rout Brazil at basketball World Cup

Spanish players during the loss against France.

Huge upsets lit up the basketball World Cup as France beat hosts Spain 65-52 while Serbia thumped Brazil 84-56 to set up an intriguing semi-final clash.

Opals centre Liz Cambage looks up to no rival on the basketball court

Liz Cambage

Towering Australian Opals centre Liz Cambage learned the hard way four years ago not to look up to any rival.

Australian Opals look to next generation at FIBA world championships in Turkey

Running hot: Australia’s Penny Taylor lays down the law to her Phoenix Mercury teammates.

Roy Ward The Opals are still aiming for a medal despite heading to a major tournament without Lauren Jackson or Kristi Harrower for the first time since the 1996 Olympics.