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.
Roy Ward Melbourne Tigers forward lives out a childhood dream, making the game-winning shot.
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.
Tim Keeble Wollongong jumped into the NBL top four with Friday night’s Herculean comeback victory over the Townsville Crocodiles.
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.
David Sygall The Sydney Kings' hopes of making the NBL finals are over after going down to traditional rivals Wollongong on Friday night.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The New Zealand Breakers consolidated second spot on the NBL ladder with a come from behind 93-81 win over a fading Cairns.
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.
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.
Cairns Taipans confirmed their status as the New Zealand Breakers' bogey team with a 101-92 overtime win in their NBL match in Cairns.
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.
The New Zealand Breakers lost their unbeaten record in the NBL against a determined Cairns Taipans, 122-111.
The New Zealand Breakers remain the only unbeaten team in the NBL after thrashing the Adelaide 36ers 118-80 in Auckland.
The New Zealand Breakers look set to be a force in the NBL after defeating competition favourites Melbourne 120-111 in Auckland.
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.
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.