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Former Canberra Gunner Anthony Petrie makes NBL grand final series debut

Canberra's Anthony Petrie will play in his first NBL grand final.

Jon Tuxworth He's played at more clubs than Slim Dusty, watched three of them fold and came back from a serious Achilles injury in 2010. 


Dante Exum banks the bucks before NBA draft

Dante Exum is leading an Australian wave of sons of US imports in the NBL set to attract plenty of interest from NBA teams.

Dante Exum has landed a multi-million dollar endorsement deal before playing a single second in the NBA.


Melbourne Tigers should have stuck to thinking inside the box

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Paul Suttor Professional sports team need marketing experts on occasions to promote themselves. They also need executives strong enough to ignore them when necessary.

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

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.


Fire still burns for the once top guns


Chris Dutton Before the Raiders and the Brumbies, the Cannons ruled Canberra sport by playing before sell-out crowds at The Palace.


Petrie persistence pays off

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 07: Anthony Petrie of the Boomers drives to the basket against Zhu Fangyu of China during game one of the series between the Australian Boomers and China at the Perth Arena on June 7, 2013 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Paul Kane/Getty Images)

Chris Dutton It's the breakthrough appearance that could break the ‘‘curse’’ that has dogged Anthony Petrie's basketball career.


Petrie's curse strikes the Blaze

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Chris Dutton Anthony Petrie jokes he could be the curse haunting the NBL but despite four of his teams going broke in the past five years, the former Canberra Gunner is refusing to give up on Australia's...

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.

Sydney fans not feeling the Spirit

James Dampney The Sydney Spirit are facing a monumental task winning over the city's basketball fans after a terrible turnout for Friday night's 106-101 loss to the Dragons.

Sydney Spirit get their first NBL win

Sydney Spirit won their first NBL game of season 2008 in Canberra, coming from behind to ruin the 500th game celebrations of Adelaide veteran Brett Maher.

NBL salary cap still dogs the Tigers

James Dampney Salary cap queries are still hovering over the Melbourne Tigers, who got the NBL defence underway with a comfortable victory over the Sydney Spirit.

Tigers brush aside Sydney Spirit

James Dampney The Melbourne Tigers have begun their quest for back-to-back NBL championships with a routine 112-102 victory over the new-look Spirit.

NBL needs big rethink, says Mackinnon

Guy Hand NBL star Sam Mackinnon says the ailing competition needs a total rethink if basketball is to re-establish itself in the Australian sporting marketplace.

Carter signs NBL deal with Dragons

The South Dragons have completed their backcourt with the inclusion of Rhys Carter for the upcoming NBL season.

Razorbacks embrace Sydney Spirit

Samantha Broun The West Sydney Razorbacks and Sydney Kings have gone from squabbling siblings to one big happy family.

Two bids to revive Sydney Kings collapse

James Dampney Two last-minute bids to revive the Sydney Kings have fallen over, the NBL confirming the 2008/09 NBL season would feature only 11 teams.

Gruber signs NBL deal with Razorbacks

The West Sydney Razorbacks have added to their playing roster for the 2008-09 NBL season by signing their first import player, 198cm power forward David Gruber.

Hawks down West Sydney 111-106

By Ted Simmons Wollongong Hawks have won a battle of long bombs as they fought back to beat West Sydney Razorbacks 111-106 in their NBL clash at the State Sports Centre.

Tigers tame Pigs 111-108 in Melbourne

The Melbourne Tigers have overcome a 19-point deficit to down the West Sydney Razorbacks 111-108 in Melbourne.

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.