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Sydney Kings hold out New Zealand Breakers in NBL pre-season clash

Standing tall: Tom Garlepp starred for Sydney Kings against the New Zealand Breakers.

Brendon Egan The Sydney Kings held off a fast-finishing New Zealand Breakers side to claim opening bragging rights in their South Island pre-season double header on Tuesday night.

Josh Childress brings 'class element' to Sydney Kings

Excited to be here: Former NBA star Josh Childress is looking forward to playing with the Sydney Kings.

Lucy Cormack Josh Childress could just be the two-metre key to success for the Sydney Kings, but the former NBA star said his name is only as big as the media makes it.

Sydney Kings import Josh Childress will breathe easier after getting through customs

Crowd pleaser: Sydney Kings import Josh Childress during his stint with the Phoenix Suns.

Tom Decent Former NBA star Josh Childress has opened up about his biggest fear when he arrives in Australia to play for the Sydney Kings: whether or not he will be able to get his dog and 800 pairs of shoes...

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Sydney Kings sign former NBA player Josh Childress

Josh Childress

Tom Decent The Sydney Kings have signed former NBA player Josh Childress for the 2014-15 NBL season.

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Ben Madgen wins Sydney Kings' MVP award

Sydney Kings duo Tom Garlepp and Ben Madgen are staying at the club for another two years.

David Sygall Sydney Kings co-captain Ben Madgen has capped off a year of personal improvement amid his team's struggles by being named the club's most valuable player for the second year running.


Sydney Kings appoint Damian Cotter head coach

In the hot seat: Damian Cotter.

Sydney Kings have stayed within their own ranks for their new head coach, appointing Damian Cotter to replace Shane Heal at the NBL club.


Sydney Kings upset Adelaide 36ers to stay in NBL playoff race

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 08: Jesse Sanders of the Kings in action during the round five NBL match between the Sydney Kings and the Cairns Taipans at Sydney Entertainment Centre in November 8, 2013 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Paul Suttor Sydney Kings remain in the NBL playoff hunt after upsetting second-placed Adelaide at the Kingdome on Sunday.


Loss to Townsville Crocodiles cheats Shane Heal of ideal Sydney Kings farewell

Dream denied: Ben Madgen of the Kings competes with Scott Kenny of the Crocodiles.

David Sygall Shane Heal says the Kings’ fortunes in the NBL depend upon building on a core group of players and finding the stability that has brought success to the league’s top clubs.


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.


Sydney Kings fail to send off Shane Heal with a win over Townsville Crocodiles in NBL

Sydney Kings coach Shane Heal has called it quits.

David Sygall An era ended for the Sydney Kings on Saturday night when one of the club’s favourite sons, Shane Heal, bade farewell, but his players were unable to send him off with a win.


Sydney Kings go down after Melbourne Tigers star Chris Goulding's 50-point blitz

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 09:  Chris Goulding of the Tigers drives to the basket as Sam Young of the Kings defends during the round 21 NBL match between the Melbourne Tigers and the Sydney Kings at Hisense Arena in March 9, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

The Sydney Kings' playoff hopes took a heavy body blow in Melbourne on Sunday but they are far from knocked out.


Shane Heal quits after Wollongong Hawks knock Sydney Kings out of NBL playoff equation

Hawks captain Oscar Forman starred in the win over the Kings.

David Sygall The Sydney Kings' hopes of making the NBL finals are over after going down to traditional rivals Wollongong on Friday night.


Sydney Kings re-sign Ben Madgen and Tom Garlepp

Sydney Kings duo Tom Garlepp and Ben Madgen are staying at the club for another two years.

David Sygall The Sydney Kings are set to announce the re-signing of star guard Ben Madgen and much-improved forward Tom Garlepp for the next two seasons, giving the team a huge morale boost on the eve of the...

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Sydney Kings need top coach or face another season of under-achievement

Paul Suttor

Paul Suttor It would be easy to say the worst thing the Sydney Kings can do now is to go for the quick fix to solve their coaching problem. But they pretty much have to. And they will.


NBL: Sydney Kings hellbent on redemption against Wollongong Hawks

NBL Match at WEC in Wollongong. Wollongong Hawks RED v Sydney Kings YELLOW. Hawks #23 Kevin Tiggs flies through the defence of Kings #32 Sam Young
Saturday 7 December 2013
pic by Andy Zakeli

Tim Keeble The Wollongong Hawks shouldn't under-estimate just how much the Sydney Kings want redemption on home turf on Saturday.


NBL: Wollongong Hawks suffer injury scare in lead-up to Sydney Kings showdown

MERCURY SPORT HAWKS. Picture shows Rotnei Clarke training at the Snakepit. Photo taken on the 27th of November, 2013. Photo by Christopher Chan

Tim Keeble Wollongong leading scorer Rotnei Clarke threw a scare into the Hawks camp when injury prevented him from training yesterday.

Battle between basketball and AFL for talent more intense than ever, says Sydney Kings coach Shane Heal

David Sygall After two days as a guest of basketballer-turned-AFL champion Dean Brogan and veteran coach Kevin Sheedy at GWS Giants, Sydney Kings coach Shane Heal has no doubts why the cashed-up code is raiding...


NBL: Sydney Kings big three give Wollongong Hawks cause for concern

Pic taken 5th December 2013 of Hawks player Tyson Demos during training at the Snakepit.
Pic Robert Peet, Story Tim Keeble

Mitch Cohen Hawks guard Tyson Demos is wary of a resurgent performance from the Sydney Kings' big three when the two sides meet for the second time in a week on Saturday.


NBL: Sydney Kings get major boost with James Harvey returning against Wollongong Hawks

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - OCTOBER 13: James Harvey of the Kings drives to the basket during the round one NBL match between the Sydney Kings and the Melbourne Tigers at Sydney Entertainment Centre in October 13, 2013 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)


Tim Keeble He has been the forgotten man lately, but James Harvey is still a vital piece of the puzzle in Sydney's quest for a championship.


NBL: Ben Madgen welcomes busy end to season for Sydney Kings

Ben Madgen

David Sygall Sydney Kings co-captain Ben Madgen believes most National Basketball League players want to be competing for points at least twice a week, as his side round out the regular season.

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