Paul Suttor The NBL tips off on Friday night with the New Zealand Breakers attempting to become the first team since the 2005 Sydney Kings to win three titles in a row.
Roy Ward, Adelaide Melbourne Tigers fall away in opening match against Adelaide 36ers.
Roy Ward Basketball Australia chief executive Kristina Keneally is trying to sell a story about the growth of the NBL and WNBL.
Patty Mills and Lauren Jackson spearhead the Australian men's and women's basketball teams for the London Olympics named today.
Guy Hand For Boomers star Patty Mills and coach Brett Brown, it was the perfect distraction from the NBA finals series they were trying to forget.
Roy Ward Cleveland Cavaliers point guard will not play for Australia at the London Olympics.
The Blaze's NBL championship hopes remain alive after surviving a Perth Wildcats onslaught in their semi-final to claim a nail-biting 72-70 win on the Gold Coast on Wednesday night.
Guy Hand South Dragons coach Brian Goorjian says the NBL is desperate for more emotion-charged games.
The South Dragons remained atop the NBL ladder and spoiled Shane Heal's return with a hard fought 95-83 win over the Gold Coast Blaze.
Joseph Sapienza South Dragons coach Brian Goorjian has celebrated his 700th NBL game in style after his team staged a comeback to defeat Perth 91-87.
Wayne Heming Cairns coach Allan Black has pledged the Taipans will turn on the aggression in Saturday night's NBL season opener against the South Dragons.
Justin Chadwick South Dragons coach Brian Goorjian says the Melbourne Tigers would have to "fall on their sword" not to win back-to-back NBL Championships.
The South Dragons have completed their backcourt with the inclusion of Rhys Carter for the upcoming NBL season.
South Dragons have snared last season's NBL leading scorer Ebi Ere on a two-year deal.
Wayne Heming Brisbane basketball identity Brian Stephenson is tipped to be confirmed as the new owner of the Bullets by the end of the week.
The South Dragons have finalised their backcourt for the upcoming NBL season, re-signing import Cortez Groves and securing young Australian guard Adam Gibson.
James Dampney The Olympic dream of former Chicago Bulls centre Luke Schenscher is over after he was among six players cut from the Australian men's basketball team.
Embattled NBL club the Brisbane Bullets have released three players from their contracts, saying it is unfair to keep them given the club's uncertain future.
Wayne Heming Brisbane general manager Brian Kerle has issued shooting guard Ebi Ere with a "sign up or ship out" ultimatum.
Wayne Heming Brisbane's failure to convince multi NBL championship-winning point guard CJ Bruton to stay was tempered on Thursday by the retention of Adam Gibson.