Singapore Slingers

Singapore Slingers pull out of NBL

Crippling air fares have grounded the Singapore Slingers, who have officially withdrawn from the National Basketball League.

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.

Taipans to play out NBL season

The Cairns Taipans will play out the rest of the season after accepting a rescue package from the NBL.

NBL warning as Taipans near rescue

Wayne Heming Basketball Australia (BA) have warned the next NBL club to hit troubled waters will most likely sink.

NBL's Taipans enter administration

Roger Vaughan Another financial crisis has rocked the NBL, with the Cairns Taipans stunning league officials by going into voluntary administration.

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.

NBL agree on new TV deal ahead of season

Philip Henderson The NBL has secured a TV deal for its upcoming season. Basketball fans however, may have to wait a month into the competition to watch games live on Fox Sports.

NBL Tigers sign ex-Slinger Grizzard

NBL champions Melbourne Tigers have signed former Singapore Slingers forward Rod Grizzard as an import player for next season.

Slingers too strong for Dragons

The Singapore Slingers look to have consigned the South Dragons to the NBL wooden spoon after the home side registered a 108-93 win in Singapore.

Tigers ease past Slingers 115-82

The Melbourne Tigers jumped out to an early lead and never looked back, handing the Singapore Slingers a 115-82 defeat at the State Netball and Hockey Centre.

Ingles told to bide time before NBA

By Daniel Pace South Dragons coach Shane Heal has urged rising basketball star Joe Ingles to wait another year before making himself available for the NBA draft.

Wildcats down Slingers 124-87

Perth has surged to the brink of the NBL top four with a crushing 124-87 away win over the Singapore Slingers.

Tigers down Wildcats by one point

By Tracey Lewis Despite playing without captain Chris Anstey for a quarter, the Melbourne Tigers beat the Perth Wildcats 107-106 at Challenge Stadium.

Slingers upset Cairns 93-89 in NBL

Last-placed Singapore Slingers have pulled off an NBL upset, defeating the Cairns Taipans 93-89 at The Cairns Convention Centre.

Razorbacks overpower Slingers 113-99

Troy DeVries and Darnell Hinson have led the West Sydney Razorbacks to a confidence-boosting 113-99 win over NBL bottom team the Singapore Slingers.

36ers crush Slingers 104-77 in Adelaide

By Simon Trayhorn The Adelaide 36ers kept their NBL finals hopes alive with a crushing 104-77 win over the Singapore Slingers at the Distinctive Homes Dome in Adelaide.

Jawai shines brightest among All-Stars

By Guy Hand Australian basketball's most exciting raw talent Nathan Jawai delivered a sparkling Olympic Games audition, lighting up the NBL All-Star Game in Melbourne.

Sydney Kings still on top in NBL

By Guy Hand The Sydney Kings have stretched their NBL advantage, but rivals Melbourne Tigers finally snapped out of a rare crisis to give their championship chase a pulse.

Slingers grab shock win over Brisbane

Cellar-dwellers the Singapore Slingers have caused a major upset in the NBL, recording a 119-102 triumph over Brisbane.