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Perth Wildcats star James Ennis officially signs with Miami Heat

Last season's Perth Wildcats star James Ennis has officially signed with the NBA's Miami Heat - where he will be joined by Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Udonis Haslem and Luol Deng.


Fixtures: NBL season like speed dating for Perth Wildcats

The Perth Wildcats will defend their title in an abbreviated NBL season.

Brad Elborough The 2014-15 NBL season will be the sports equivalent of speed dating for the Perth Wildcats.


Perth Wildcats go one up on Wollongong Hawks

Perth forward Shawn Redhage tries to work his way around Hawks import Kevin Tiggs.

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.


Wollongong Hawks want to challenge Perth Wildcats head on

Wollongong Hawks players Tim Coenraad, Larry Davidson, coach Gordie McKeod and Dave Gruber at training.

Tim Keeble Wollongong forward Tim Coenraad believes title favourites Perth are under pressure to live up to expectations.


Perth Wildcats coach blasts referees as NBL championship goes to decider

Trevor Gleeson

Coach Trevor Gleeson believes referees robbed his Perth Wildcats of the chance to win the NBL championship on Friday night.


Perth Wildcats aim to restart NBL dynasty

Perth Wildcats star James Ennis will be an integral member of their finals showdown with Wollongong.

Justin Chadwick The Perth Wildcats are sick of watching other teams lift the NBL trophy.


Perth Wildcats beat Adelaide 36ers in grand final series opener

Damian Martin of the Wildcats takes on Brendan Teys of the 36ers.

The Perth Wildcats are just one win away from claiming a record sixth NBL crown after beating Adelaide 92-85 in the opening game of the best-of-three grand final series in Perth.

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Perth Wildcats import Jermaine Beal unsure of NBL future

Perth Wildcats guard Jermaine Beal works his way upcourt during the game three grand final series win over Adelaide in Perth.

Justin Chadwick Star Wildcats import Jermaine Beal says he's yet to decide whether to extend his stay in the NBL.


Perth Wildcats' James Ennis to head back to US after record win

Perth Wildcats' James Ennis

Brad Elborough It’s tough to win a National Basketball League championship.


NBL win makes it six for Perth Wildcats

Shawn Redhage slam dunks for the Perth Wildcats -  much to the delight of home fans.

Big changes have paid off for the Perth Wildcats, who are celebrating a record sixth NBL championship following Sunday's crushing 93-59 grand final victory over the Adelaide 36ers at Perth Arena.


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

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)

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: Clash of imports to highlight Sydney Kings v Perth Wildcats grudge match

Sam Young

David Sygall One of them has played nearly 250 NBA games. The other could well notch up that many or more.


Sydney Kings go down to Perth Wildcats in thriller at Kingdome

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 02: Jermaine Beal of the Wildcats looks on during the round 20 NBL match between the Sydney Kings and the Perth Wildcats at Sydney Entertainment Centre in March 2, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)

It was promoted as the clash of the imports and the Sydney Kings v Perth Wildcats match lived up to its billing, although it was Jermaine Beal who stole the show.


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.


Cody Ellis passes up Perth Wildcats to join the Sydney Kings

Cory Ellis

David Sygall Cody Ellis' decision to join the Sydney Kings instead of following his father to the Perth Wildcats was forged during a deep and meaningful long distance conversation with a player he used to barrack...


John Isner shows off hoops skills with Perth Wildcats star James Ennis

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 29:  John Isner of the United States plays basketball at a media call with Perth Wildcats NBL player James Ennis during day two of the Hopman Cup at The Western Australian Basketball Centre on December 29, 2013 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Brad Elborough Basketball coaches around the world must let out a collective sigh when they see the 208cm frame of American John Isner on the tennis court.


NBL: Perth Wildcats lose to Cairns Taipans after Matt Knight knocked unconscious

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 24: Matt Knight of the Wildcats prepares to shoot a free throw during the round seven NBL match between the Perth Wildcats and the Sydney Kings at Perth Arena in November 24, 2013 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)


Centre Matt Knight was knocked unconscious in a turning point incident as leaders Perth Wildcats suffered only their second loss of the NBL season at the hands of Cairns Taipans.


Perth Wildcats tame New Zealand Breakers 97-72 in NBL series sweep

James Ennis

The Perth Wildcats claimed a clean sweep of their NBL series against the New Zealand Breakers with a dominant 97-72 win at Perth Arena on Friday.


Perth Wildcats have a new hero in import James Ennis

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 11:  James Ennis and Damian Martin of the Wildcats celebrate winning the round one NBL match between the Perth Wildcats and the Adelaide 36ers at Perth Arena in October 11, 2013 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Brad Elborough It didn’t take Perth Wildcats import James Ennis long to make his presence felt.


Melbourne Tigers stun Perth Wildcats in NBL thriller

Mark Worthington

Mark Worthington drained a clutch three-pointer as time expired to hand Melbourne a spectacular 83-80 upset win over the Perth Wildcats at Perth Arena.