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Roy Ward is a Sports writer for The Age.

Madgen becomes latest signing for new SE Melbourne Phoenix

Madgen becomes latest signing for new SE Melbourne Phoenix

Ben Madgen has a brother in the AFL and a sister in the WNBL but next season he returns to Australian sport after signing with NBL expansion club SE Melbourne Phoenix.

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Kelsey Griffin claims WNBL MVP, capping stellar Canberra season

Kelsey Griffin claims WNBL MVP, capping stellar Canberra season

Kelsey Griffin dominated the WNBL season after her move to Canberra and she topped off her campaign with a first league MVP award on Monday night.

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Liz Cambage back running ahead of WNBA but team future remains unclear

Liz Cambage back running ahead of WNBA but team future remains unclear

Liz Cambage has rested her Achilles and hopes to be fit for the WNBA season in May.

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Australian basketball greats honoured in Marvel Stadium mural

Australian basketball greats honoured in Marvel Stadium mural

Five of Australia's best ever basketballers have been honoured with a giant mural on Marvel Stadium.

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NBA pressure could force key Boomers to miss World Cup: Bogut

NBA pressure could force key Boomers to miss World Cup: Bogut

Andrew Bogut knows how injuries and contract issues can force players from national duties but hopes Australia's best side will play in the World Cup in China.

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King's coronation: Andrew Bogut wins MVP honours in first NBL campaign

King's coronation: Andrew Bogut wins MVP honours in first NBL campaign

Andrew Bogut came back home to show the nation what he could do and he has delivered, winning NBL MVP honours on Sunday night.

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Melbourne United sneak late win to claim home court over Sydney

Melbourne United sneak late win to claim home court over Sydney

Melbourne United left it late but came back to beat Perth Wildcats on Sunday to claim second spot on the ladder and home court for their semi-final series against Sydney.

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Lemanis calls up young guns for Boomers away games

Lemanis calls up young guns for Boomers away games

Mitch Creek, Mangok Mathiang and Jock Landale are among the new faces in Andrej Lemanis' Boomers squad for away games in Kazakhstan and Iran later this month.

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Canberra Capitals shoot past Lightning to claim WNBL title

Canberra Capitals shoot past Lightning to claim WNBL title

Canberra Capitals are the champions of the WNBL beating Adelaide in game three of the series.

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Jois waiting his turn at Melbourne United

Jois waiting his turn at Melbourne United

Venky Jois knows he has arrived late in the season at Melbourne United but he will be ready to make an impact if called upon.

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Melbourne Rebels coach praises stars but charts long season ahead

Melbourne Rebels coach praises stars but charts long season ahead

Melbourne Rebels opened their season with a win but know they face much tougher challenges in the weeks ahead.

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