Brisbane Bullets

Groves to sell Brisbane Bullets

By Wayne Heming and Jim Morton The Brisbane Bullets are up for sale after Eddy Groves announced he was ending his ownership of the 2006-07 NBL champions.

Groves 'not selling Brisbane Bullets'

Besieged businessman Eddy Groves denies reports he is keen to sell off NBL club the Brisbane Bullets.


Nathan Jawai beats neck injury to join Boomers for World Cup

Baby Boomer: Centre Nathan Jawai.

Lee Gaskin He's the ''difference maker'' for the Australian Boomers - a 2.08 metre, 127 kilogram wrecking ball once nicknamed ''Baby Shaq''.


Former Canberra Gunner Anthony Petrie makes NBL grand final series debut

Canberra's Anthony Petrie will play in his first NBL grand final.

Jon Tuxworth He's played at more clubs than Slim Dusty, watched three of them fold and came back from a serious Achilles injury in 2010. 


Logan Thunder WNBL demise 'disappointing': Canberra Capitals

Carly Wilson of the Capitals in action against Logan Thunder last season. The Thunder have folded, which has left south-east Queensland without a top-tier basketball side.

Jon Tuxworth Outgoing Capitals chief Tony Jackson says it is staggering that south-east Queensland will be without a top-tier basketball side.


Adelaide 36ers coach Joey Wright and Perth Wildcats star James Ennis charged over fight

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 29: Joey Wright of the 36ers looks on during the round eight NBL match between the Adelaide 36ers and the Wollongong Hawks at Adelaide Arena in November 29, 2013 in Adelaide, Australia.  (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)

Adelaide 36ers head coach Joey Wright has been charged by the NBL with striking Perth Wildcats assistant coach Adam Tatalovich.


NBL coaches avoid penalty for Perth Wildcats v Adelaide 36ers melee

One of the wildest melees in recent NBL times has resulted in no immediate penalty, with Adelaide 36ers coach Joey Wright and Perth Wildcats assistant coach Adam Tatalovich cleared of charges.


NBL title fight a wide open race


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.


Petrie persistence pays off

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 07: Anthony Petrie of the Boomers drives to the basket against Zhu Fangyu of China during game one of the series between the Australian Boomers and China at the Perth Arena on June 7, 2013 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton It's the breakthrough appearance that could break the ‘‘curse’’ that has dogged Anthony Petrie's basketball career.


Petrie's curse strikes the Blaze

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Chris Dutton Anthony Petrie jokes he could be the curse haunting the NBL but despite four of his teams going broke in the past five years, the former Canberra Gunner is refusing to give up on Australia's...


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.

NBL's Blaze up in smoke

Adam Gibson of the Blaze.

Basketball Another major blow for the NBL as the Gold Coast Blaze enter voluntary administration.

Boomers star blasts 'crap owners'

Guy Hand Olympian Mark Worthington says the financial demise of several NBL clubs may be good for Australian basketball with poor owners being weeded out of the sport.

Tigers fear for Mackinnon's future

Adam Cooper The Melbourne Tigers fear the basketball career of Sam Mackinnon might be over after he was diagnosed with a recurrence of blood clots on his lungs.

Spirit likely to vanish from NBL

James Dampney Sydney is likely to have no presence in the NBL following the crushing announcement that the Spirit are set to go into administration this week.

NBL to finally make a TV appearance

Having flown under the radar for the first two months of their season, the NBL is finally about to pop up on Australian television screens.

Tigers, Taipans set early pace in NBL

James Dampney Title favourites Melbourne and the revamped Cairns Taipans are setting the early pace as the 2008-09 NBL season begins to take shape.

Basketballers call for comp change

The NBL's longest serving coach Brian Goorjian has urged Australian basketball's powerbrokers to axe the league for a new competition next year.

NBL needs big rethink, says Mackinnon

Guy Hand NBL star Sam Mackinnon says the ailing competition needs a total rethink if basketball is to re-establish itself in the Australian sporting marketplace.

New Zealand's Breakers on the defence

Ironing out defensive weaknesses will be the key to the New Zealand Breakers' chances of dominating in the NBL which starts this weekend.