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Mills run hot again, Giddey shines in NBA action

Patty Mills has continued his hot hand from long range as Josh Giddey produced one of the best NBA performances of his fledgling career.

LeBron James suspended one NBA game after melee

LeBron James has been suspended for the first time in his NBA career for his role in an ugly incident during the Lakers game against Detroit.

LeBron James ejected after wild NBA fracas

LA superstar LeBron James and Detroit centre Isaiah Stewart were both ejected after a fracas during an NBA match in Detroit.

Mills helps Nets sneak past Cavs in NBA

Playing in the starting five, Patty Mills' 21 points came at the right time as Brooklyn snuck past the Cavs for a 109-99 NBA win.

Patty Mills nets NBA career high 3-point barrage

Patty Mills has drained a career-high nine three-pointers in his Brooklyn Nets NBA win over Josh Giddey's Oklahoma City.

Josh Giddey shines as OKC extend winning streak

Josh Giddey has showcased his toughness and perseverance in another mature performance to help OKC grab a third-straight NBA win.

‘Blue collar’ Patty Mills helps Nets break Canada curse

Patty Mills has earned admission into Blake Griffin's "Blue Collar Boys" club as their Nets broke a six-year NBA losing streak in Canada.

Joe Ingles fires for Jazz in win over Atlanta

Utah's dominant NBA start has continued with Aussie Joe Ingles again instrumental as the Jazz shook off the Hawks 116-98.

Patty Mills on target as Nets down Hawks in NBA

Patty Mills has surfaced again in a Brooklyn Nets squad packed with star power, scoring 14 points in a statement NBA defeat of Atlanta.

Josh Giddey leads OKC to comeback win over Lakers

Josh Giddey has notched the first double-double of his NBA career to help OKC record to a 123-115 triumph over the Los Angeles Lakers.

Giddey’s winless Thunder scare Warriors, Ingles hits milestone

Golden State came from 15 points down to deny Josh Giddey his first NBA win with Oklahoma while Joe Ingles hit his 1000th NBA three.

Michael Jordan shoes sell for record $1.96m

A pair of sneakers that weren't Nike Air Jordans but were nevertheless worn by Michael Jordan during an NBA game have sold for $A1.96m.

Aussie Giddey shines in OKC’s NBA loss to 76ers

Australia's Josh Giddey put in an eye-catching performance that kept his Oklahoma City Thunder close in a 115-103 loss to Philadelphia.

Sixers suspend Ben Simmons for NBA opener

Ben Simmons doesn't want to play with the Philadelphia 76ers anymore and has been suspended for their NBA season opener.

Rockets cut Exum loose on NBA season eve

Dante Exum is a free agent, just a month after his future in the NBA appeared to be locked in with the Houston Rockets.

Ben Simmons could return for 76ers’ NBA opener

The Philadelphia 76ers and representatives for the disgruntled Ben Simmons are working toward a resolution of the NBA All-Star's holdout.

NBL tip-off set for December, with fans

Originally set for November 18, NBL tip-off has been rescheduled for December 3, with the priority of getting supporters back into stadiums.

Aussie Josh Giddey fires in NBA pre-season

Josh Giddey has made an immediate impression on the NBA with a mature performance in Oklahoma City Thunder's opening pre-season game.

Embiid: 76ers are built around Simmons

Ben Simmons might have expressed that he was done playing with Joel Embiid - but the 76ers big man has refused to express the same sentiment.

Embiid ‘disappointed’ with Ben Simmons

Philadelphia 76ers superstar Joel Embiid says that he's "disappointed" with Ben Simmons while the team brass still have "lots of hope".

NBL import Travis Trice released over anti-vax stance

Travis Trice has become the second NBL player to be released from his contract after refusing to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

CJ Bruton to coach Adelaide 36ers in NBL

Newly-appointed Adelaide 36ers coach CJ Bruton says he's taking over a power-packed NBL outfit.

Bullets sign tallest player in NBL history

The NBL is set to reach new heights next season - quite literally - after the Brisbane Bullets signed the tallest player in the league's history.

NBL seals lucrative broadcast contract

Two NBL games will be shown live on free-to-air television every Sunday as part of the revived league's bolstered broadcast package.

Boomers crumble in US semi-final loss

The Boomers will play for Olympic bronze after letting a 15-point lead slip in a 97-78 semi-final blowout loss to the United States at Tokyo.

Opals exit Tokyo Games after USA mismatch

Australia have been blown away 79-55 by the United States in a women's basketball Olympic quarter-final mismatch.

Boomers star Mills to join Brooklyn’s NBA ‘big three’

Patty Mills is set to battle for an NBA title next season with multiple reports that he is joining the Brooklyn Nets in a $A16m deal.

Boomers refocus on USA after thumping Argentina

Patty Mills was quick to remind his Boomers teammates they "hadn't done s**t yet" after setting up an Olympic semi-final against USA.

USA next after Opals’ miracle Games escape

The United States await the Opals after they concocted a miracle passage to the final eight in Tokyo.

Boomers pass Italy test in Tokyo

The Boomers have passed a tricky Italian test with an 86-83 men's basketball win setting them up to top their Tokyo Olympic pool.

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