David Barlow

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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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Melbourne United signs Australian Olympic basketball star David Barlow

Two-year deal: David Barlow will join Melbourne United after several years playing in Europe.

Roy Ward David Barlow has returned home from Europe and signed with Melbourne United.

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NBL rolling the dice but rewards could be great

Paul Suttor

Paul Suttor Las Vegas, marquee players, rapid expansion – it might appear the NBL is taking a few risks but it’s about time head office was proactive.

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Mills, Baynes named in Boomers squad

Patty Mills

NBA players Patty Mills and Aron Baynes headline a 15-man Australian men's basketball squad named ahead of this month's Oceania championship series against New Zealand.

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Petrie jumps into frame

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 24:  Patty Mills of Australia is pressured by his opponent during the first match between the Australian Boomers and Greece at Hisense Arena on June 24, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Canberra's Patty Mills was an obvious choice, but former ACT basketballer Anthony Petrie was also named in the Boomers squad.

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Tall Blacks boosted for Boomers showdown

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WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 17: Alex Pledger of the Breakers shoots for the basket during the round 10 NBL match between the Wollongong Hawks and the New Zealand Breakers at Wollongong Entertainment Centre on December 17, 2010 in Wollongong, Australia. (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)
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Marc Hinton It's not quite the cavalry, but Tall Blacks coach Nenad Vucinic may have some much-needed help at hand for next week's daunting Oceania series against Australia.

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Tolo back in Opals with point to prove

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Marianna Tolo during the Opals training session at the AIS.
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03 June 2013
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Jon Tuxworth Marianna Tolo will use the pain of her Olympic snubbing to prove a point after earning an Australian Opals recall.

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Simmons a glimpse into bright Boomers future

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 14:  Ben Simmons of Australia slam dunks during the Men's FIBA Oceania Championship match between the New Zealand Tall Blacks and the Australian Boomers at North Shore Events Centre on August 14, 2013 in Auckland, New Zealand.  (Photo by Sandra Mu/Getty Images)

Roy Ward While the history books will record the Australian win over New Zealand as a solid victory over an under-strength opponent, those who watched it will remember the match as the official introduction...

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Petrie realises his Boomers dream

Canberran Anthony Petrie is excited to be playing in front of a home crowd, says Jon Tuxworth.

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Basketball lacking clear vision at the top

NSW Premier Kristina Keneally.

Roy Ward The professions of politics and sports management aren't as alike as some might think.

Mills, Jackson named for Olympics

Patty Mills

Patty Mills and Lauren Jackson spearhead the Australian men's and women's basketball teams for the London Olympics named today.

Dragons stun Tigers in NBL

The South Dragons recorded an amazing come-from-behind NBL victory over the Melbourne Tigers, winning 107-98.

Tigers bare teeth to down Spirit

Ted Simmons Melbourne Tigers stepped into high gear in the second half to defeat a battling Sydney Spirit 98-80 at Sydney Olympic Park.

Tigers idle to big NBL win over Adelaide

The Melbourne Tigers have cruised to a 119-91 NBL win over the Adelaide 36ers at the State Netball and Hockey Centre.

Wildcats survive late Tigers charge

Guy Hand Perth Wildcats overcame a withering late burst from the Melbourne Tigers to upset the NBL championship favourites by four points at the State Netball Centre.

Tigers, Taipans set early pace in NBL

James Dampney Title favourites Melbourne and the revamped Cairns Taipans are setting the early pace as the 2008-09 NBL season begins to take shape.

Tigers sink Blaze to stay unbeaten

Guy Hand The Melbourne Tigers needed all their salary cap-defying depth to sink a brave Gold Coast Blaze by 16 points and continue their good start to the NBL season.

Papers show the Tigers' cap fits: NBL

James Dampney NBL chief executive Chuck Harmison insists his office has done all it can to ensure the Melbourne Tigers are competing under the league's salary cap.

NBL salary cap still dogs the Tigers

James Dampney Salary cap queries are still hovering over the Melbourne Tigers, who got the NBL defence underway with a comfortable victory over the Sydney Spirit.

Tigers brush aside Sydney Spirit

James Dampney The Melbourne Tigers have begun their quest for back-to-back NBL championships with a routine 112-102 victory over the new-look Spirit.