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Perth Wildcats go one up on Wollongong Hawks

Tim Keeble The Wollongong Hawks are on the verge of being swept out of the NBL play-offs for the second time in two years after Friday night’s 91-79 loss to title favourites Perth at Perth Arena.

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Wollongong Hawks surge into top four with win over Townsville Crocodiles

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 14:  Rotnei Clarke of the Hawks drives past Jacob Holmes of the Crocodiles during the round 22 NBL match between the Townsville Crocodiles and the Wollongong Hawks at Townsville Entertainment Centre in March 14, 2014 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

Tim Keeble Wollongong jumped into the NBL top four with Friday night’s Herculean comeback victory over the Townsville Crocodiles.

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Perth Wildcats and Adelaide 36ers are tuned up for NBL finals

Perth Wildcats

Adrian Warren Perth and Adelaide have scored home wins over their respective NBL semi-final opponents, but the big news of the final round didn't concern any of the finalists.

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Shane Heal quits after Wollongong Hawks knock Sydney Kings out of NBL playoff equation

Hawks captain Oscar Forman starred in the win over the Kings.

David Sygall The Sydney Kings' hopes of making the NBL finals are over after going down to traditional rivals Wollongong on Friday night.

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Cairns Taipans conquer Wollongong Hawks in three-point thriller

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Picture of Wollongong Hawks V Cairns Taipans at the WEC. Picture of Hawks Dave Gruber  in action. Photo taken on the 19th of January 2014. Picture by ORLANDO CHIODO

The Cairns Taipans continued their impressive form to end Wollongong's five-game winning streak with a 82-79 win at the WIN Entertainment Centre on Saturday.

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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.

Sam Young not the Sydney Kings' saviour as Wollongong Hawks snare win

Hawks import Kevin Tiggs was a key performer in Wollongong's upset win over Sydney.

Paul Suttor The expectation is Sam Young will dominate every match he plays in the NBL. Despite an obvious advantage in athleticism and experience, that won't be the case.

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Sydney Kings' marquee man Sam Young stifled by Wollongong Hawks

Sam Young

David Sygall Sam Young’s home debut started well, went pear-shaped throughout the middle stages and then exploded with some massive moments in the final term.

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Sydney Kings conquer Hawks in Wollongong

Sport. Basketball star Vlade Divac at Sydney Kings training in North Ryde.  Photo: Edwina Pickles. 23rd Jan 2011.

Tim Keeble Livewire guard Rotnei Clarke's 30-point haul couldn't quite save the Hawks in Sunday's trial against the Sydney Kings in Wollongong.

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NBL title fight a wide open race

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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.

Breakers finish strong to down Taipans

The New Zealand Breakers consolidated second spot on the NBL ladder with a come from behind 93-81 win over a fading Cairns.

Breakers hold on to beat Tigers 86-84

Sam Lienert The New Zealand Breakers withstood a stunning Melbourne Tigers fightback to secure a thrilling 86-84 win in their NBL clash in Melbourne.

Breakers snatch controversial NBL win

Two controversial fouls in the last second of the match allowed the New Zealand Breakers to steal a 103-99 NBL victory against the Perth Wildcats.

Taipans beat Breakers in overtime

Cairns Taipans confirmed their status as the New Zealand Breakers' bogey team with a 101-92 overtime win in their NBL match in Cairns.

Breakers cruise past Blaze

Chris Barclay The New Zealand Breakers have completed their five-match NBL stretch with home court advantage by beating the Gold Coast Blaze 120-108.

Taipans out muscle Breakers, 122-111

The New Zealand Breakers lost their unbeaten record in the NBL against a determined Cairns Taipans, 122-111.

Breakers crush 36ers in NBL clash

The New Zealand Breakers remain the only unbeaten team in the NBL after thrashing the Adelaide 36ers 118-80 in Auckland.

Breakers topple defending NBL champions

The New Zealand Breakers look set to be a force in the NBL after defeating competition favourites Melbourne 120-111 in Auckland.

Breakers too strong for Hawks 114-93

Inspired shooting from Kirk Penney has helped the NZ Breakers overcome early season rustiness to beat the Wollongong Hawks 114-93 in their opening NBL match.

NZ near finals after beating Razorbacks

By Adrian Warren The NZ Breakers have remained in the hunt for a National Basketball League finals spot with a convincing 113-97 away win over the West Sydney Razorbacks.