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Breakers prepare to face South Dragons

Guy Hand NZ has set up a huge NBL clash with the South Dragons after the Breakers picked up two wins in four days to pull within reach of the competition leaders.

South Dragons outgun Adelaide 97-82

Sam Lienert A giant game from South Dragons centre Matt Burston ensured his side continued their NBL winning streak with a 97-82 win over Adelaide in Melbourne.

Goorjian signs US hope to South Dragons

Robert Grant South Dragons coach Brian Goorjian has taken a calculated risk and signed Donta Smith in the hope he can boost the NBL-pacesetters ahead of the play-offs.

South Dragons sign Jason Smith, Vukona

NBL wooden-spooners South Dragons have recruited Boomers stalwart Jason Smith and young gun Mika Vukona for the next two seasons.

South Dragons sign Goorjian as NBL coach

Five-time NBL championship coach Brian Goorjian will join the South Dragons for the next three seasons.

Tigers slay South Dragons 132-104

By Melissa Woods Melbourne Tigers have outclassed the South Dragons and secured second place on the NBL ladder with a 132-104 win at the State Netball and Hockey Centre.

Crocs bite South Dragons 123-88

By Ben Galvin Townsville halted their slide down the NBL ladder with a confidence boosting 123-88 thrashing of South Dragons at the Townsville Entertainment Centre.

36ers edge out South Dragons 96-93

The Adelaide 36ers held off a courageous South Dragons to win a thrilling NBL clash 96-93 at the Distinctive Homes Dome in Adelaide.

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With basketball in his blood, Anthony Drmic aims for Boomers and beyond

Best option: Anthony Drmic in action in Idaho.

Roy Ward A year from now basketballer Anthony Drmic could be anywhere.

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NBL players cautiously support Christmas Day matches

Shane Heal.

Roy Ward NBL Players Association gives cautious support to playing a game on Christmas Day next year.

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Worthington shows faith in NBL

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 21:  Mark Worthington of the Melbourne Tigers in action during the 2013/14 Pre-season Blitz match between the Melbourne Tigers and the Townsville Crocodiles at the North Sydney Indoor Sports Centre on September 21, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Dual Olympian Mark Worthington has more reasons than most to avoid the relaunched NBL but is giving it another go, despite the financial woes that beset three of his four previous teams.

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Boomers keen to avoid booby prize

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Autralian Boomers training today.
Aleks Maric.

Paul Zalunardo A quarter-final meeting with LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant and company is the booby prize awaiting the Boomers should they fail to beat either Brazil or Russian during the pool stage of...

Ingles angling for spot in starting line-up

Focused: Joe Ingles can't wait for the London Olympics.

Jon Pierik Joe Ingles is ready for some bigger challenges, writes Jon Pierik.

Wildcats working into title calculations

James Dampney With the top three teams all slipping up, Perth have emerged as a threat to claim the 2008-09 NBL championship.

Goorjian passes the great McHale

Roger Vaughan More than two decades ago, as Brian Goorjian was establishing his now-legendary reputation in Australian basketball, one particular piece of advice stuck.

Spirit players to accept big pay cut

Battling NBL club Sydney Spirit will play out the season after their players accepted a pay cut of more than 50 per cent.

NBL's Spirit showing plenty of hope

Adrian Warren Sydney coach Rob Beveridge will implore his players to stick with the NBL club until at least December 10 in the hope a white knight may come to their rescue.

Spirit set to play rest of NBL season

Ailing NBL club Sydney Spirit is set to see out the season after fellow team owners agreed to a rescue package.

NBL issues default notice to Spirit

The Sydney Spirit are just two weeks away from possible extinction after the NBL on Wednesday launched default proceedings against the embattled club.

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.