Roy Ward The Melbourne Tigers finally have a championship-calibre roster - now they need the results to match.
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.
Crystal Ja The Gold Coast Blaze took their first step on the road to NBL redemption with a shaky nine-point victory over Townsville.
Ben Galvin Townsville have survived a final-second scare to post a heartstopping 103-101 NBL win over Sydney at the Townsville Entertainment Centre.
Ben Galvin Townsville have stunned Cairns with a miracle 100-96 come-from-behind victory in the North Queensland NBL derby at the Swamp.
The Adelaide 36ers have given new coach Scott Ninnis a dream debut with a 109-82 win over Townsville at the Distinctive Homes Dome in Adelaide.
Wayne Heming Townsville import duo Corey "Homicide" Williams and Rosell Ellis are preparing to tear teams apart when the NBL season tips off this weekend.
Four of the seven remaining Sydney Kings players have officially terminated their contracts.
James Dampney & Justin Chadwick Some of the NBL's best local talent is likely to head overseas as the fall-out continues over the demise of the Sydney Kings.
James Dampney The Olympic dream of former Chicago Bulls centre Luke Schenscher is over after he was among six players cut from the Australian men's basketball team.
The Sydney Kings have signed Neil Mottram from NBL rivals the Adelaide 36ers.
Coach Brian Goorjian is tipping indigenous teenager Patrick Mills to be a "very, very important" part of the Boomers' Olympic basketball campaign.
By Sam Lienert Sydney Kings came back from the dead to take their NBL grand final series against Melbourne into a fifth and deciding game.
By Sam Lienert Retiring Tigers veteran Darryl McDonald says wrapping up the NBL grand final series against Sydney on Wednesday would provide the perfect end to his career.
By Adrian Warren The "ticked off" Sydney Kings charged through to their fifth NBL grand final in six years with a 109-77 drubbing of Perth.
By Adrian Warren A vintage shooting performance from Glen Saville set Sydney on their way to a 101-98 final win over Perth in a feisty game one of their NBL semi-final series.
By Ted Simmons Sydney guard Dontaye Draper was unstoppable as the Kings beat the New Zealand Breakers 103-93 in the NBL match at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.
By Adrian Warren The Sydney steamroller overcame a few first-half bumps to crush Singapore 113-84 in their National Basketball League game at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.
By James Dampney Championship favourites Sydney crushed the hapless Wollongong Hawks 105-86 in a horribly lopsided NBL contest at the Sydney Entertainment Centre.
By James Dampney NBA prospect Joe Ingles did little to impress visiting US scouts after his South Dragons were demoralised 106-72 by the league-leading Kings.