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Dante Exum has quashed any further speculation about a return to the NBL as the guard signed a three-month deal with Barcelona.
Philadelphia’s hopes of trading Ben Simmons have received a boost overnight without the 76ers needing to do a single thing.
Chris Paul exploded in the fourth quarter as the Suns became the first NBA side to hit 20 wins this season after edging out the Spurs.
The two teams that should have six All-Stars combined after their incredible play. Plus the contender that can’t be trusted.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar was no fan of LeBron James’ flamboyant celebration last week when the NBA superstar helped the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Indiana Pacers.
Michelle Beadle has further elaborated on the idea that LeBron James wanted her fired from ESPN.
Damian Lillard is growing frustrated in Portland, and the six-time All-Star wants Ben Simmons to help turn the Trail Blazers into a real contender.
There’s been a rare Zion Williamson sighting. Plus one of the league’s top coaches has given huge praise to a rising star.
Boomers coach says Ben Simmons will ‘definitely’ be welcomed back... and why the Olympics were ‘horrible timing’
Australian Boomers coach Brian Goorjian says Ben Simmons will “definitely” be welcomed back to play for the country despite pulling out of the Tokyo Olympics.
The Chicago Bulls edged out the Brooklyn Nets in an NBA thriller. Plus the Golden State Warriors’ fierce rally came up short in an unexpected loss.
Patty Mills has been required to play a bigger role than initially expected this season with the Nets due to Kyrie Irving’s absence, and the veteran guard’s responsibilities have further expanded with the recent injury to Joe Harris.
Australian star Dante Exum is close to signing a three-month contract with Barcelona, reports Chema de Lucas.
The Phoenix Suns have had their franchise-record winning streak snapped. Plus a rival fan base weren’t afraid to ruffle some feathers against the Sixers.
Former NBA champion Kendrick Perkins has heaped huge praise on Josh Giddey following the Aussie rookie’s brilliant start to his career, saying “he has superstar written all over him.”
The Portland Trail Blazers fired Neil Olshey, the team‘s president of basketball operations and general manager, on Saturday following an investigation into workplace conduct.
Taj Gibson was ejected in dramatic fashion as the Chicago Bulls held off a fast-finishing New York Knicks 119-115 on Friday.
Australian Josh Giddey has come down with the flu and was again sidelined on Friday for the Oklahoma City Thunder’s clash with the Memphis Grizzlies.
Aussie star Josh Giddey has been rewarded for his brilliant start to his career, named the NBA’s Western Conference Rookie of the Month for October and November alongside Cleveland’s Even Mobley in the East.
He’s an Olympic bronze medallist, he’s universally loved and he’s been a cornerstone for the Boomers since making his international debut in 2007.
Realistic targets, ideal partner and deal that would ‘shake up entire NBA’: Simmons trade state of play
The Philadelphia 76ers ongoing trade stalemate with Ben Simmons has gotten plain ugly.
Melbourne United star Jack White is no stranger to the big stage.
LaMelo was good. Giannis was better.
There was a rare Ben Simmons sighting over the weekend, with the Aussie star spotted training with Sixers coaches at Wells Fargo Centre ahead of the team’s clash against the Timberwolves.
If we’re getting this again in the Western Conference Finals, we can’t wait.
It looked like a steal but in a matter of months, Kemba Walker could be shipped off from the New York Knicks and help solve a rival team’s biggest problem.
The Los Angeles Lakers have been dealt a tough blow with LeBron James missing Wednesday’s game against the Sacramento Kings.
LaMelo Ball had some friendly advice for the referees during his showdown with Lonzo’s Bulls. Plus New Orleans’ 213cm giant balled out.
We’re a quarter of the way through the NBA season, with nearly every team playing at least 20 games.
A fired-up Steph Curry got hot to guide the Warriors to another victory. Plus Lakers fans have let their thoughts be known on LeBron James’ fiery rival.
Basketball is widely considered a sport for the tall folks among us, and a Canadian teenager has only served to reinforce that notion.
Enes Kanter, the Boston Celtics centre from Turkey, will change his name to Enes Kanter Freedom when he takes US citizenship on Tuesday (AEDT), The Athletic sports website reported.
The Philadelphia 76ers lost by one point (120-121) to the Minnesota Timberwolves in double overtime in what marked Joel Embiid’s return to the lineup after missing nine games due to Covid-19.
Isaiah Stewart continues to believe LeBron James intentionally hit him in the face during last Sunday’s Lakers-Pistons game.
The LA Lakers and LeBron James have been smashed to pieces by the NBA world, after their all-star team went down to the Sacramento Kings on Saturday.
The return of the Oklahoma City Thunder’s leading scorer for its clash with the Washington Wizards wasn’t enough to distract America from the basketball IQ and beguiling passing game of Aussie young gun Josh Giddey.
They certainly had their issues on the court and it looks like LeBron James and Isaiah Stewart won’t be agreeing off it either.
Even at just 19-years old, Mojave King has been on NBA radars for a while now.
LeBron James had his reasons.
Patty Mills starred again for the Nets as he hit seven from 10 three-pointers as Brooklyn beat the Boston Celtic 123-104.
Andrew Bogut believes Ben Simmons is on the verge of triggering a “watershed” moment as his ugly trade standoff with the Philadelphia 76ers looks no nearing to coming to a resolution.
The LA Lakers weren’t able to complete a comeback over the New York Knicks on Wednesday (all times AEDT), falling 106-100 at Madison Square Garden.
Josh Giddey has produced another huge performance. Plus Patty Mills had maintained his insane shooting clip.
The NBA has suspended LeBron James and Isaiah Stewart for one game and two games respectively without pay for their heated altercation in Monday’s clash between the LA Lakers and Detroit Pistons that saw the pair get ejected.
The Philadelphia 76ers and Ben Simmons are not on the same page.
NBA issues bans for bloody all-in brawl as its revealed LeBron tried to get Stewart’s number to apologise
LeBron James has been hit with a one-game suspension after his stray elbow sparked a mass all-in brawl during the LA Lakers’ game with the Detroit Pistons on Monday (AEDT).
Russell Westbrook was shocked to hear that he received a technical foul in the Lakers-Pistons scuffle.
Gilbert Arenas has a grim outlook for Isaiah Stewart after the Pistons forward’s bloody scuffle with LeBron James on Monday (AEDT).
LeBron James’ heated altercation with Isaiah Stewart during the LA Lakers’ clash with the Detroit Pistons on Monday (all times AEDT) has got the NBA world talking in the United States.
The Los Angeles Lakers rallied home in a fiery clash against the Detroit Pistons.
Former NBA star Gilbert Arenas has teed off at Isaiah Stewart in a wild rant following the Pistons centre’s altercation with LeBron James.
Malice at the Palace 2.0?
LeBron James was ejected after a wild fight broke out in the Los Angeles Lakers’ win over the Detroit Pistons on Monday morning.
In another boost for the high-flying Golden State Warriors, Klay Thompson has completed a week of five-on-five scrimmages and has been cleared to be a full-time participant in team practices.
LA Lakers broadcasting analyst Stu Lantz believes Isaiah Stewart ignited his altercation with LeBron James, not the other way round.
Lebron James has been ejected after sparking a wild brawl in the Los Angeles Lakers’ clash with the Detroit Pistons on Monday morning.
The Sacramento Kings have run out of patience and it cost Luke Walton his job... but could more movement be on the horizon?
Josh Giddey has once again emerged as a shining light for the Oklahoma City Thunder with a starring role in a 111-105 loss to the Boston Celtics.
LeBron James returned but even he could not stop the Los Angeles Lakers from slumping to a third-straight loss, this one a 130-108 defeat to the Boston Celtics.
In his 15th career NBA game, Josh Giddey recorded his third double-double, but it wasn’t quite enough to push Oklahoma City to an upset of the champions.
Steph Curry is in some kind of special form at the moment.
The 2021 NBA rookie class has seen an exciting new wave of talent enter the league.
Charles Barkley may want to look away because the Ben Simmons saga is no closer to coming to an end.
Celtics centre Enes Kanter has called out LeBron James, accusing the Lakers superstar of prioritising “money over morals” in his lifetime deal with Nike.
Patty Mills has once again proved he is superman.
Two Australian stars had it going to help guide their teams to victory. Plus Giannis Antetokounmpo went off to power the Bucks past the Lakers.
DeMar DeRozan a Laker? What could’ve been.
Stephen A. Smith had one of his impassioned rants, where you think he might pop a blood vessel, on live TV Wednesday.
Everything was going so well for the Philadelphia 76ers but now the undermanned squad is on a five-game losing skid and one Sixers legend has had enough.
Staples Center is no more, with confirmation that the iconic arena will be renamed on Christmas Day.
Sometimes you’ve just got to enjoy the show.
Washington Wizards NBA star Kyle Kuzma has been copping hilarious trolling from the people of Cleveland, who appear to have short memories.
Giddey’s near-perfect triple-double warning; No.1 pick finally rejects bust fears, Luka hurt: NBA Wrap
Australian Josh Giddey hasn’t quite found his feet just yet as a scorer in the NBA, but the Oklahoma City Thunder rookie is doing just about everything else.
The Philadelphia 76ers have fined Ben Simmons again, this time for not travelling with the team on their current road trip, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported.
Nick Kyrgios has launched a passionate defence of fellow Australian Ben Simmons, questioning the Philadelphia fanbase’s treatment of the three-time All-Star.
Michael Jordan is an all-time great and will go down in history as one of the best to play the game of basketball.
Patty Mills — take a bow!
Trae Young has come up with a massive performance to deal the Bucks another loss.
If anyone wants to make Isiah Thomas an NBA GM again, he’s got a move lined up: trading for Ben Simmons.
Steph Curry continues to amaze and break records, with a profile charging him up the all-time ranks. Plus the horror numbers driving the Knicks’ horror slump.
The Boston Celtics have collapsed for the second time in as many weeks.
‘Yikes’: AD rips into Lakers as they hit ‘embarrasing’ new low; Curry makes stunning history: NBA Wrap
Sure, there’s no LeBron James right now.
Aussie NBA nice guy Joe Ingles has been fined $40,000 for his involvement in his team’s Friday’s skirmish with the Indiana Pacers.
The Boston Celtics have two genuine stars in Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum – but they’re still finding a way to turn their talented young group into genuine championship contenders.
Former NBA player Corey Benjamin has apologised after his daughter sucker-punched and concussed an opponent.
Aussie NBA champion Patty Mills has been named the ACT’s Australian Of The Year.
Aussie sharpshooter Joe Ingles was one of four NBA stars ejected as a tense clash between his Utah Jazz and the Indiana Pacers exploded into a melee in the fourth quarter.
Ben Simmons has accused the Philadelphia 76ers of forcing him to play regardless of his mental health status.
‘Feels like he’s got 100 assists’ — Aussie star shines; clutch Wizard’s perfect fourth quarter: NBA Wrap
The praise keeps coming for Aussie star Josh Giddey after a near triple-double performance.
‘Careless’ yet crucial: Westbrook’s most polarising game yet as his Lakers teammate fouls out in 11 minutes
Russell Westbrook’s polarising start to his Lakers stint continued on Thursday afternoon (AEDT) as his side registered a thrilling overtime win over the Miami Heat in a rollercoaster game that saw a whopping 33 lead changes and Dwight Howard finish with a, well, unique statline.
Australian basketball great Andrew Bogut has called for the Philadelphia 76ers to bite the bullet and offload Ben Simmons before things turn even nastier.
Two-thirds of the way through the first month of the NBA season, Aussie stars have delivered two of the biggest stories of the season so far.
Reigning Slam Dunk Champion Anfernee Simons has thrown down a monster slam that rocked Staples Centre.
The NBA has handed Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic a one-game suspension without pay and $50,000 fine (AUD$67,000) for shoving Miami Heat forward Markieff Morris in Tuesday’s contest.
NBA legend Charles Barkley has labelled Ben Simmons a “jerk” over his messy divorce with the Philadelphia 76ers.
‘Man shut your drunk a** up’: Markieff Morris fires back over ‘cheap shot’ criticism from heated clash
There’s been plenty of fallout Nikola Jokic’s take down of Markieff Morris in Tuesday’s contest between the Denver Nuggets and Miami Heat that saw both players get ejected.
The Nikola Jokic vs. Markieff Morris spat that ensued on the court during the Nuggets-Heat game became a family affair on social media.
The LA Lakers’ indifferent form combined with the Washington Wizards’ much-improved play raises questions about who won the Russell Westbrook trade.
Nikola Jokic’s cheap shot sparked wild scenes against Miami as a suspension looms for the reigning MVP. Plus Ja Morant’s massive performance in an overtime thriller has led to ‘MVP’ calls..
Ben Simmons has reportedly met with a medical specialist recommended by the 76ers about his mental health issues after initially rejecting offers to speak with professionals at his NBA franchise.