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Paul Suttor is deputy sports editor of The Sydney Morning Herald and basketball columnist
Paul Suttor The true test of whether young Australian guard Dante Exum is set for a lengthy career in the big time will be 12 months from now.
Paul Suttor The only solution to the supposed epidemic of resting star players is to stretch the NBA season out a few weeks so there are fewer crowded stretches on the schedule.
Paul Suttor Just because shutting down the old NSL and rebranding the competition worked for football in Australia, it doesn't guarantee success for basketball if it followed suit.
Paul Suttor Three games just isn't enough. The NBL needs to go back to a five-game grand final series.
Paul Suttor There has been a lot of talk about Oklahoma City being the danger team in the west and how San Antonio are primed to make a late run at the title. These arguments are flawed on two counts.
Paul Suttor There has been a lot of goodwill surrounding the Sydney Kings in the five seasons since they rose from the dead. They have been stable and solid but not spectacular or most importantly, successful.
Paul Suttor It's not the New York way to regenerate through the draft but after four decades without a title, it's time for a new tactic.
Paul Suttor It's refreshing to hear new NBL chairman Graeme Wade saying the sport needs "to get back to where it should be".
Paul Suttor Whether it's the effect of a salary cap system or just the random nature of professional sport, at the halfway point of the NBA season there are 13 teams who could conceivably be champions at...
Paul Suttor Many teams are doing the NBA's annual mid-season shuffle in a bid to gain assets via draft picks and expiring contracts or to improve their team from pretenders to contenders.
Paul Suttor Josh Childress will deservedly be named the NBL MVP this season but Breakers guard Cedric Jackson is arguably just as valuable to his team's success.
Paul Suttor The New Orleans Pelicans have the young star everyone would want to build their franchise around. But just because they have the super skilful Anthony Davis doesn't mean they'll be successful.
Paul Suttor Vitas Gerulaitis famously said nobody beats him 17 times in a row when he finally got the better of fellow 1970s tennis playboy Bjorn Borg.
Paul Suttor It'll never happen but how cool would it be if the NBA adopted a system of promotion and relegation?
Paul Suttor As he has done most of his career, slowly but surely Aron Baynes is quietly silencing his critics. He deserves more than a little credit as he threatens to deliver a breakout season for San Antonio.
Paul Suttor LeBron James admits he's struggling and even though Cleveland won’t hit the panic button after their indifferent start to the NBA season, they run the risk of pricing loyalty above success.
Paul Suttor Television audience is the lifeblood of any professional sport in the 21st century and the NBL is no different.
Paul Suttor The NBA draft system is a mess. Whether Adam Silver likes it or not, perceptions of tanking will dog the league until the process for selecting players is changed.
Paul Suttor It's an unwritten rule in the NBA that the big names get the superstar calls. Should Josh Childress expect the same treatment in the NBL? On the basis of evidence presented in the early rounds of the...
Paul Suttor Oklahoma City will again dominate the NorthWest division even with MVP Kevin Durant missing at least the first month of the season with a broken foot.