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Mark Worthington shot helps Melbourne Tigers sink Perth Wildcats

Melbourne Tigers forward Mark Worthington

Roy Ward Melbourne Tigers forward lives out a childhood dream, making the game-winning shot.

Melbourne United to play home games at Hisense, Margaret Court

United chief executive Vince Crivelli says the club needs to play in the city and Melbourne Park is a good fit.

Roy Ward Newly-named NBL club will play 12 of 14 home games at Melbourne Park precinct.

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Young guns Dante Exum and Aron Baynes headline Boomers squad

Dante Exum

New NBA recruit Dante Exum headlines Australia's 17-man squad ahead of this year's basketball World Cup in the absence of two of the country's biggest names.

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Utah Jazz give Dante Exum green light to play for Australia at World Cup

NBA commissioner Adam Silver and Dante Exum.

Jon Tuxworth NBA draftee Dante Exum has been given the nod to play for Australia at the World Cup in Spain. 

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NBA champion Patty Mills backs the Boomers to shine at FIBA World Cup

Patty Mills speaks to the media on Tuesday.

Roy Ward Patty Mills and Aron Baynes see a bright future for the Boomers at the World Cup despite Mills' absence.

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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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Melbourne Tigers guard Chris Goulding focuses on NBA trials

Chris Goulding.

Roy Ward Melbourne Tigers guard Chris Goulding has withdrawn from the Australian squad to focus on NBA tryouts.

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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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Australian Boomers thrash ill-disciplined China

Mark Worthington drives to the hoop against the Chinese.

Chris Pike Australia's men dominated China in an eventful 85-64 win in the second game of their four-match basketball series in Perth on Saturday night.

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Melbourne Tigers and Perth Wildcats set for titanic battle

Perth import James Ennis.

Roy Ward Teams don't need any extra motivation for their clash at Hisense Arena on Sunday.

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Tigers out to fight off Sixers

Out for revenge: Adam Ballinger says the Tigers are desperate to atone for their loss to Perth earlier this month.

Roy Ward Melbourne Tigers and Adelaide 36ers have both suffered painful losses at the hands of Perth Wildcats.

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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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Tigers look to pounce on finals chance

Roy Ward The Melbourne Tigers have the chance to seal a place in the NBL finals on Sunday.

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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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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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Tigers confident of grand final despite defeat

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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New teams will breathe life back into basketball

Tom Greer

Tom Greer Just two seasons ago NBL teams were folding and many players were unsure if the league would remain alive.

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Adelaide Sixers take initiative in race to NBL grand final

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 23: Gary Ervin of the 36ers goes up against Chris Goulding of Melbourne during the round 23 NBL match between the Adelaide 36ers and the Melbourne Tigers at Adelaide Arena in March 23, 2014 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images) ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 23: Gary Ervin of the 36ers goes up against Chris Goulding of Melbourne during the round 23 NBL match between the Adelaide 36ers and the Melbourne Tigers at Adelaide Arena in March 23, 2014 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Roy Ward Adelaide 36ers shot themselves to within one win of the NBL grand final series with an irresistible second half against the Melbourne Tigers at Adelaide Arena on Thursday night.

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Wall of noise, 36ers end Tigers' run to the title

Daniel Johnson of the 36ers goes for the basket against the Melbourne Tigers at Adelaide Arena on Tuesday.

Roy Ward, Adelaide If there is a hell for the Melbourne Tigers, it was at Adelaide Arena on Tuesday night.