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A Single Tweet Got An NBA Team Cancelled In China

4 min read

One pro-Hong Kong message, posted and quickly deleted, has landed the Houston Rockets and the NBA in a world of trouble in China.

Sport

Sport

Heartbreak As Spain Beat Boomers In Double Overtime

4 min read

They'd done it. You really thought they'd done it. And then...

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Sport

'Smelly BO And Overripe Cheese': Americans Not Reacting Well To France Loss

2 min read

Sacre bleu! Quel Dommage! France beat Team USA in the FIBA World Cup!

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Sport

Boooooo-mers! Why Chinese Fans Rained Hate On Aussie Andrew Bogut

1 min read

The Australian Boomers beat Canada in their opening match of the Basketball World Cup in China.

Good News

Good News

Father's Sweet Act For Son Goes Viral

1 min read

When one man's toddler wanted to shoot a hoop he stepped in to help him with his goal. 

National

National

What Should You Do If The Event You Paid For Was Not What Was Advertised?

4 min read

There's nothing more frustrating than going to an event that wasn't quite what you had imagined it would be.

Updated

Updated

Organisers Finally Respond To Marvel Stadium Seat Debacle

3 min read

Fans whose views were impeded in expensive ground-level plastic seats at Thursday night's Aussie Boomers vs Team USA exhibition match at Marvel Stadium remain genuinely upset.

Sport

Sport

Basketball Australia Ruthlessly Slammed Over Seating Debacle

2 min read

The Boomers and Team USA have hit the court in Melbourne, but not everyone could see -- literally.

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Sport

How Ben Simmons Cheered Up A Brave Little Boy Who Lost His Dad

4 min read

Jaden Exeter idolised his dad, and with good reason.

Sport

Sport

Why Everyone Should Stop Slam Dunking Ben Simmons

3 min read

How quick we are to forget.

Nick Bhasin

Nick Bhasin

Is Ben Simmons Worth All That Money?

5 min read

Ben Simmons is set to become the highest paid Australian athlete of all time, having been offered a $240.4 million five-year contract extension -– even though he can’t and/or won’t shoot a basketball.

Sport

Sport

Toronto Raptors Lose Game 5 In Most Polite Canadian Way

1 min read

They had it. And then they didn't.

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Sport

The Ugly Push, The Wonderfully Dignified Response, The Enormous Fine

2 min read

Justice, NBA style, is swift.

Sport

Sport

Kardashian Ex Lamar Odom Used Fake Penis To Pass His Olympics Drug Test

2 min read

The former NBA player and ex-husband of Khloe Kardashian admitted to the ruse in his new memoir.

Sport

Sport

Impossible Shot Sinks Ben Simmons' Season

1 min read

It's not going in. Nope, no chance. Wait. Hang on...

Tech

Tech

Move Over Steph Curry, Robo-Ballers Are In Town

1 min read

Cue3 stands at 208cm tall, can nail a half-court shot and has already sunk more three-pointers than Ben Simmons.

Good News

Good News

Young Basketballer's Incredible Act Of Sportsmanship

1 min read

A young boy has shown sportsmanship beyond his years, helping his friend and teammate score a basket during a local match.

Sport

Sport

Patty Mills Had The Best Reaction To Andrew Bogut's NBA Return

1 min read

Aussie basketball superstar Andrew Bogut announced today that he was heading back to the NBA, after spending a season here with the Sydney Kings.

Sport

Sport

This Epic Sport Accident Cost Nike $1.5 Billion In Stock Value

2 min read

If there's a Sports Marketing Oops Hall of Fame, Nike is now among the top contenders.

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Sport

This Basketball Star's Shoe Literally Blew Apart During A Game

1 min read

Duke star Zion Williamson was taken out of the much-hyped UNC-Duke matchup after injuring his knee when his shoe blew out in the first minute of play.

Sport

Sport

Commentators Go Nuts In Five Languages Over Steph Curry Pass

1 min read

How do you say "Oooohhhh" in Spanish, Mandarin, Arabic, French and Greek?

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Sport

Hilarious Or Disrespectful? You Judge Andrew Bogut's Awards Speech

2 min read

There's no one like Andrew Bogut. This can be both a good and a bad thing,

Sport

Sport

Broken Tooth, Five Stitches, Then This Aussie Wins An NBA Game

1 min read

Thon Maker, Tooth Breaker, Game Changer.

Good News

Good News

Wildcats Basketball Star Saves Dog From Burning House

1 min read

Perth Wildcats captain Damian Martin became an unlikely hero after rescuing a pet dog from a house fire.

Sport

Sport

Historic Moment As Aussie Ben Simmons Picked In NBA All-Star Game

1 min read

He's the reigning NBA rookie of the year and now he's an All-Star

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Sport

Watch This Basketball Player Get Kicked In The Head After A Slam Dunk

1 min read

Corey Brewer of the Philadelphia 76ers added insult to injury -- literally -- after scoring a slam dunk.

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Sport

Watch This Basketball Star Show No Mercy To His Son On The Court

1 min read

DeMarcus Cousins is already teaching his son life isn't fair.

Sport

Sport

Andrew Gaze's Foul-Mouthed Team Talk Caught On Camera

1 min read

Sydney Kings NBL coach Andrew Gaze has lashed out at TV broadcasters after a vicious spray at his team was caught on camera.

Sport

Sport

Stephen Curry Writes Letter To 9-Year-Old Who Asked Why His Shoe Was Only For Boys

2 min read

When 9-year-old Riley Morrison could only find Stephen Curry's signature sneakers in boy's sizes, she was frustrated.

National

National

'Severe Restrictions' Force Cancellation Of South Sudanese Basketball Tournament

4 min read

The South Sudanese Australian Basketball Association has released a statement claiming upcoming tournaments had to be cancelled due to an inability to meet demands of Melbourne stadiums.

Sport

Sport

Basketballers Say 'Enough' To Gun Violence In The Wake Of Latest U.S. Mass Shooting

1 min read

The LA Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks made an emotional plea to end gun violence before their NBA match on Saturday night.

Sport

Sport

Basketballer's Bulldog Slam Dunked In Brissy Quarantine After Hand Luggage Journey

1 min read

You'd think you'd have to be barking mad to bring a dog to Australia in your in hand luggage.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Anthony Kiedis Kicked Out Of Lakers Game After Brawl

2 min read

Anthony Kiedis got into a red-hot brawl during a Lakers game over the weekend which saw him briefly removed from his seat at the game.

Sport

Sport

Wait Till You See The Audacious Move Ben Simmons Just Pulled Off

1 min read

Ben Simmons just reminded everyone why he is Ben Simmons, and we're not.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Putin Defends Trump And 99 Percent Of NSW In Drought

5 min read

All the news you need to know this Friday.

Sport

Sport

Thirteen Players Banned After Wild Basketball Fight

3 min read

Aussie and Philippines players banned, fined after wild brawl.

Views

Views

An Aussie Basketballer Just Made History By Breaking A Record Last Set By Michael Jordan

4 min read

It was the day an Aussie basketballer made international history.

Sport

Sport

How Australian Basketball Is Reacting To That All-In Brawl

5 min read

"This guy needs to be arrested": the Australian basketball community reacts to the Boomers v Philippines brawl.

Sport

Sport

Australia V Philippines: Teams Erupt In "Sickening" Brawl

2 min read

A total of 13 players were ejected from the game.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Thai Soccer Team Found Alive And A Violent Basketball Brawl

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Views

Views

Basketball Is Fair Dunkem Becoming Australia's Next Big Sport

3 min read

While our football codes continue to battle it out in their fight to be the top dog of Australian sport, another round ball game might just overtake them all.

Views

Views

Sorry Michael Jordan But LeBron Is The GOAT

4 min read

The conversation can never be closed for most sports. But it can for basketball.

Sport

Sport

J.R Smith Incredible Brain Explosion Costs Cavs Game

1 min read

If you're having a bad day, just know it probably couldn't be much worse than J.R Smith's.