Lanard Copeland


Tigers of old remember historic first title

Mark Bradtke

Roy Ward It's 20 years since Lindsay Gaze led Melbourne to a famous NBL upset.


Gaze calls for shift to winter season

Andrew Gaze.

Jon Pierik Andrew Gaze says said there's merit in the season running from March to October.


NBL to bring back the All Stars

Kristina Keneally

Jon Pierik The rebuilding of basketball continues apace with the reinstatement of the All-Star game.

A chance to restore NBL's old glory

NBA star PATRICK MILLS shares his thoughts on his return to playing in Australia

36ers slay Taipans 113-104 in Adelaide

By Simon Trayhorn The Adelaide 36ers kept their slim finals hopes alive with a 113-104 win over the Cairns Taipans at the Distinctive Homes Dome in Adelaide.

36ers to advertise coaching position

The Adelaide 36ers have taken the unusual step of advertising for a head coach - but not necessarily a new one.

Adelaide stun Bullets with fightback win

By Simon Trayhorn The Adelaide 36ers have kept their finals hopes alive with a stirring 133-97 fightback win over the high-flying Brisbane Bullets in Adelaide.

'Basketbrawlers' fined for NBL fight

By Wayne Heming Sydney big man Russell Hinder and West Sydney guard Clint Reed have been fined for fighting by the NBL but have escaped suspension.

Record saves Copeland from long NBL ban

By Wayne Heming Lanard Copeland's long and distinguished NBL record may have saved him from a more severe penalty after he was suspended for one game.

NBL cites Hinder, Reed for fighting

Sydney's Russell Hinder and West Sydney's Clint Reed will both face the NBL tribunal after being cited for fighting in last Saturday's match.

Nightmare for 36ers

By Laine Clark If NBL great Phil Smyth had more hair, he would probably tear it out.

Eight look set in NBL

An extraordinary scoring surge by Brisbane and their gun guard Ebi Ere has almost certainly decided the National Basketball League's playoff teams.

Bullets beat Adelaide 155-107

By Laine Clark The looming birth of his third child proved no distraction for Ebi Ere who helped guide the Bullets to a 155-107 NBL victory over Adelaide at Brisbane.

Copeland cited for threatening attitude

Adelaide 36ers player Lanard Copeland has been cited on a charge of adopting a threatening attitude to a National Basketball League official.

Hawks win after Copeland ejected

Adelaide veteran Lanard Copeland was ejected as Wollongong Hawks plunged the knife into the 36ers' NBL play off hopes with a 115-108 victory at The Sand Pit.

36ers beat Pigs 122-100

By Adrian Warren Adelaide has enhanced their NBL finals prospects and dented West Sydney's with a 122-100 away win over the Razorbacks at Sydney Olympic Park Sports Centre.

Tigers tame Sixers

The Melbourne Tigers consolidated second spot on the NBL ladder with a 110-92 win over the Adelaide 36ers at the State Netball and Hockey Centre.

Sixers hold off Pigs 125-118

Adelaide 36ers held off a fast-finishing West Sydney Razorbacks to win a thrilling NBL clash 125-118 at the Distinctive Homes Dome.

Blaze turn up the heat to defeat 36ers

By Daniel Pace Gold Coast's campaign to make the NBL play-offs in their inaugural season is back on track following a convincing 117-109 victory over Adelaide.

36ers edge out South Dragons 96-93

The Adelaide 36ers held off a courageous South Dragons to win a thrilling NBL clash 96-93 at the Distinctive Homes Dome in Adelaide.