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Sydney Kings appoint Damian Cotter head coach

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 coach Shane Heal off to New Zealand for off-season

Shane Heal

David Sygall Shane Heal's future in Sydney looks uncertain, as the Boomers legend prepares to announce a deal that will have him help prepare some of New Zealand's top players for this year's World Cup and puts...

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New Zealand Breakers blitz Sydney Kings in crucial NBL clash

Kerron Johnson

The New Zealand Breakers brought the Sydney Kings back to earth with an emphatic 105-87 win on Thursday night which breathes further life into the defending champions' NBL campaign.


Sydney Kings prevail in fiery clash with New Zealand Breakers

James Harvey

Alex Nicholson The Sydney Kings have kept their play-off hopes alive by defeating the New Zealand Breakers 98-96 in a nailbiting and highly spirited clash at the Sydney Entertainment Centre on Saturday night.

NBL: Sydney Kings coach Shane Heal won't be distracted by uncertainty

Shane Heal

Alex Nicholson Sydney coach Shane Heal is adamant the uncertainty surrounding his coaching future will not be a distraction when the Kings take on the New Zealand Breakers on Saturday night at the Kingdome.


NBL: Rotnei Clarke steers Wollongong Hawks to victory over faltering Sydney Kings

WOLLONGONG, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 14: Rotnei Clark of the Hawks drives to the basket during the round 18 NBL match between the Wollongong Hawks and the Townsville Crocodiles at Wollongong Entertainment Centre in February 14, 2014 in Wollongong, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Paul Suttor The Sydney Kings' hopes of snaring an NBL home final copped a hit on Saturday night with their third straight loss to their closest rivals, geographically and historically, Wollongong.

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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.


Sydney Kings stalwart Matt Nielsen to officially become a legend

Basketball  Sydney Kings v West Sydney Razorbacks NBL Grand Final at the Entertainment Centre   Kings Matt Nielsen celebrates after beating the Razorbacks   Tuesday 6th April 2004  FAIRFAX  SMH SPORT Pictures STEVE CHRISTO SPECIAL 00001

David Sygall Former Boomers star Matt Nielsen is set to receive the ultimate accolade from the club where he launched his career.


Sydney Kings guard Charles Carmouche returning to US for personal reasons

Sydney Kings vs Melbourne Tigers at Sydney Entertainment Centre. Sydney Kings' Charles Carmouche in action.
19th January 2014
Photo: Wolter Peeters
The Sydney Morning Herald

David Sygall The Kings say the door will likely remain open for Charles Carmouche to come back to Sydney after the point guard was granted immediate leave to return to the US.


Sydney Kings thrash Cairns Taipans with Sam Young leading the way

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 12: Tom Garlepp of the Kings brings the ball up during the round 13 NBL match between the Adelaide 36ers and the Sydney Kings at Adelaide Arena in January 12, 2014 in Adelaide, Australia. (Photo by Morne de Klerk/Getty Images)


An understrength Sydney Kings side put an end to the NBL playoff hopes of the Taipans in Cairns on Friday night and significantly increased their own chances of making the final four.


Jesse Sanders returns to Sydney Kings as Charles Carmouche makes his exit

Jesse Sanders

David Sygall One of the first things Jesse Sanders did when he arrived home to Sugar Land, Texas last November was sign up to NBL.TV so he could watch streams of the team that had sent him packing.


Sydney Kings fuming after loss to Townsville Crocodiles

TOWNSVILLE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 22:  Sydney Kings coach Shane Heal looks on during the round 19 NBL match between the Townsville Crocodiles and the Sydney Kings at Townsville Entertainment Centre in February 22, 2014 in Townsville, Australia.  (Photo by Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images)

As has been the case several times this season, the Sydney Kings lost their momentum with a defeat to a team much lower than them on the NBL ladder.


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 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.


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.


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.


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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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.


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...