Chris Anstey

Chris Anstey hopes Andrew Demetriou turns to basketball

Outgoing AFL CEO Andrew Demetriou.

Jon Pierik On a day Basketball Australia said its chief executive was leaving, and the AFL confirmed the date of Andrew Demetriou's departure, Melbourne Tigers coach Chris Anstey had this hope for his sport.

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Melbourne Tigers coach Chris Anstey fined for referee abuse, post-match criticism

Chris Anstey.

Jon Pierik Chris Anstey hopeful honesty will help generate greater support for NBL.

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Melbourne Tigers coach Chris Anstey under pressure as club loses again

Chris Anstey, coach of the Tigers.

Roy Ward Melbourne Tigers' finals place is in doubt following their loss to bottom side Townsville Crocodiles.

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Chris Anstey urges humbled Tigers to regroup after huge final loss

Chris Anstey

Roy Ward Melbourne Tigers coach Chris Anstey has set his side the challenge to go one better next season after losing their NBL semi-final series to Adelaide 36ers.

Melbourne United star Chris Goulding close to joining Spanish club CAI Zaragoza

Chris Goulding

Roy Ward NBL leading scorer takes big step by securing a European contract.

Australian forward Cameron Bairstow takes first step to NBA with Chicago Bulls

Sweet home Chicago: Cameron Bairstow has been drafted by the Bulls with the 49th pick.

Roy Ward Queensland forward Cameron Bairstow will get every chance to make the Chicago Bulls roster.

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Tigers turn United in hope of galvanising the community

Melbourne United is unveiled.

Roy Ward The club formerly known as Melbourne Tigers announces its new identity

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Sydney Kings go down after Melbourne Tigers star Chris Goulding's 50-point blitz

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 09:  Chris Goulding of the Tigers drives to the basket as Sam Young of the Kings defends during the round 21 NBL match between the Melbourne Tigers and the Sydney Kings at Hisense Arena in March 9, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

The Sydney Kings' playoff hopes took a heavy body blow in Melbourne on Sunday but they are far from knocked out.

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Melbourne Tigers back in NBL finals

Another good show: Chris Goulding.

Roy Ward Tigers lock in third position on the NBL ladder with a 73-66 win over Cairns Taipans.

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Tigers confident of grand final despite defeat

Chris Goulding of the Tigers gets ready to shoot during the match against Adelaide.

Roy Ward Melbourne Tigers expect to go into their NBL semi finals series against Adelaide 36ers with a full roster and high hopes of making the grand final.

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Coach Anstey hopes Melbourne Tigers get second life against Adelaide

Tiger Chris Goulding drives with ball. Melbourne Tigers v Wollongong Hawks, State netball and Hockey Centre, 10/11/2013, NBL. Photo; Mick Connolly NBL

Roy Ward Melbourne Tigers' coach Chris Anstey has reached back into his past to help his players focus on their must-win clash against Adelaide 36ers at Hisense Arena on Sunday.

NBL has hold on Chris Goulding

Chris Goulding.

Roy Ward The prolific shooting guard is in his opponents' cross-hairs.

Perth Wildcats regain defensive bite

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 02:  James Ennis of the Wildcats celebrates after shooting a basket during the round 16 NBL match between the Melbourne Tigers and the Perth Wildcats at Hisense Arena on February 2, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Adrian Warren Perth have consolidated top spot in the NBL and ended a two-match losing streak with an 81-57 win at third-placed Melbourne.

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Double Dribble: Patty Mills' purple patch for San Antonio Spurs could translate into millions

Paul Suttor

Paul Suttor Patty Mills' recent hot streak couldn't have come at a better time.

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Melbourne Tigers cry foul as they force decider against Adelaide 36ers

Nate Tomlinson drives to the basket.

Roy Ward Melbourne Tigers have forced a game three decider in the NBL semi finals.

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Melbourne Tigers keep finals hopes alive

Chris Goulding of the Tigers

Roy Ward Melbourne Tigers ended a rich chapter in NBL history and wrote a new one for themselves on Friday night.

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Tigers tail off after clawing to early lead

Chris Goulding

Roy Ward In a league as competitive as the NBL, a few errant plays can cost you a match.

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Melbourne Tigers coach roars 'foul' after rout by Kings

Ben Magden of the Sydney Kings charges past Chris Goulding and Tommy Greer of the Melbourne Tigers.

Chris Anstey takes a thinly veiled swipe at the officials after his team's 97-84 defeat.

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NBL: Melbourne Tigers foward Lucas Walker out injured with achilles problem

Lucas Walker.

Lucas Walker will miss at least the next three Melbourne Tigers' games due to a recurring achilles tendon problem.

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More attack points to greater entertainment

Paul Suttor

Paul Suttor The NBL's pledge to bring more action to the court this season via higher scores will not please some diehard fans but this decision is not about them.