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Sydney Kings sign former NBA player Josh Childress

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

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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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.

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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.

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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 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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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NBL: Sydney Kings hellbent on redemption against Wollongong Hawks

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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.

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Double Dribble: Sydney Kings missing the point and points as NBL campaign flounders

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Paul Suttor Shane Heal either has a very good poker face or the Sydney Kings truly believe they have the ingredients to challenge for the NBL title despite their mid-season slump.

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Cody Ellis passes up Perth Wildcats to join the Sydney Kings

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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...

Shane Heal pushes Sydney Kings to boiling point to get season back on track

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David Sygall Six days after the Wollongong Hawks came to the Kings' house and left with the points - their second win over Sydney in a week - Shane Heal's voice is echoing around the Sydney Entertainment Centre,...

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NBL: NZ Breakers lose Pledger for Sydney Kings game

Auckland: The New Zealand Breakers' shaky NBL title defence has suffered another big blow with starting centre Alex Pledger ruled out for up to four weeks.

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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.