NBA 2016/17 NEWS: PLUS LATEST SCORES AND STANDINGS

NBA pulls All-Star game out of Charlotte because of North Carolina's anti-gay law with New Orleans in line to host the event instead 

31/08/16 14:10

30/08/16 09:33

The 26-year-old Team hitmaker split from her NBA player fiancé back in June after she said she had caught him cheating with other women in their home.

29/08/16 15:28

Derren Sorells, 22 (right), was on parole on Friday when he and his brother Darwin shot dead Nykea Aldridge (left), a cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade.

28/08/16 20:46

The 43-year-old actress and the Dallas Mavericks star, 27, turned up at the night spot together. But the meet-up may have been a happy coincidence for while Kate is single, the pro-athlete is dating Toni Garrn.

23/08/16 23:10

Steph and Ayesha Curry's daughter Riley, four, has been built her very own pony-themed playhouse in the backyard of their Oakland, California, home. It is built across 140-square-feet.

22/08/16 00:35

After 15 extraordinary days of Olympics action in Rio, the 2016 Games sadly come to a conclusion but not before 12 gold medals are decided. Look back through the action with MATT MALTBY.

22/08/16 00:11

The favourites produced a display as dominant as it was entertaining as they triumphed 96-66 at the last event in Rio - the sixth time they have topped the podium in the seven Olympic Games.

19/08/16 12:48

Australia's talent-packed squad will take on Serbia in the semi-final of the men's Olympic basketball tournament on Saturday at 8am AEST and have been tipped to deal with the huge pressure.

12/08/16 16:44

LeBron James agreed on Thursday to a three-year $100million deal that would keep him with his Cleveland Cavaliers after the NBA championship. It will make him the NBA's highest paid player.

09/08/16 23:00

Enes Kanter, the 6’11” center who plays for the Oklahoma City Thunder, is a devotee of Fethullah Gulen, a Pennsylvania-based cleric accused by Ankara of engineering a failed coup.

09/08/16 05:23

Paul George scored 20 points and Jimmy Butler added 17 as the United States team routed Venezuela 113-69 at the Rio Olympics. Venezuela was level with the US at 18-18 after the first quarter.

01/08/16 22:31

Amare Stoudemire isn't done yet. After retiring from the NBA on July 26, Stoudemire signed a two-year contract Monday to play for Israeli team Hapoel Jerusalem.

29/07/16 14:25

Ahead of their next game against Inter Milan in Charlotte on Saturday, Bayern stars Franck Ribery, Xabi Alonso and Xavi Martinez met up with DeMarcus Cousins and Harrison Barnes.

28/07/16 18:05

The 2016-17 edition of the NBA Global Games will pit the Denver Nuggets against the Indiana Pacers. The match, at London's O2 Arena, will also mark both teams’ first trip to the U.K.

25/07/16 12:22

Paul Pogba has been enjoying the sunshine in the United States over the last few weeks, meeting up with a series of sports stars. Johnson also revealed that the duo played a game of futsal.

22/07/16 10:11

The NBA is moving the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of its objections to a North Carolina law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people.

14/07/16 10:41

LeBron James won five trophies, including best male athlete and best NBA player, at the ESPY Awards on Wednesday night when frivolity gave way to a James-led call to end gun violence.

11/07/16 21:03

The 40-year-old power forward has ended weeks of speculation about his future and will bow out of the professional game with one of the most decorated resumes in the history of the NBA.

08/07/16 07:50

Australian Courtney Watts has won a spot on the American NBA team Los Angeles Clippers famous dance Squad beating out hundreds of trialists to win a spot on the 20-woman squad

05/07/16 08:05

Matthew Dellavedova's days at the Cleveland Cavaliers are over with the NBA champions deciding not to match the Milwaukee Bucks' four-year, $51.2 million offer

05/07/16 08:05

Australian NBA champion Andrew Bogut has been traded to the Dallas Mavericks in a move to shed salaries to make way for new All-Star recruit Kevin Durant

29/06/16 04:04

A video has emerged online claiming Thon Maker, the Sudanese-born Australian basketball star picked at No.10 by Milwaukee Bucks in the 2016 NBA draft, graduated from high school in 2010.

24/06/16 16:24

The Milwaukee Bucks have selected Australian centre Thon Maker with the 10th pick of the NBA Draft, giving Australia two of the top 10 after Ben Simmons went No.1.

24/06/16 16:14

NBA basketball might be as American as apple pie, but Melbourne is the place to be if you want to make it big! Ben Simmons is the latest player born in the Australian city to go No.1 in the NBA draft recently.

24/06/16 11:22

Philadelphia 76ers took advantage of their No 1 pick by drafting in Australian Ben Simmons, who was one of a record 14 international players chosen in the first round.

24/06/16 11:20

LeBron James has followed the likes of Stephen Curry, Chris Paul and James Harden in declining USA Basketball's offer of a place in their Rio Olympics squad.

24/06/16 08:42

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Matthew Dellavedova celebrated winning the NBA title on Monday in style. The Australian was seen partying at a nightclub and playing beer pong

24/06/16 01:01

Ben Simmons hasbeen selected as the No.1 pick in the the NBA draft on Friday and the Australian has shown why he is in such demand by posting some incredible trick shot videos on Twitter

23/06/16 17:54

While Cleveland Cavaliers are celebrating their impressive against all odds win over Golden State Warriors, their franchise rivals are putting plans in pace to dethrone King James and Co.

21/06/16 12:41

It seems LeBron James has not let the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy out of his grasp since leading his beloved Cleveland Cavaliers to their first ever NBA Finals victory. 

20/06/16 14:20

Supporters of the Cavs burned 'James 23' jerseys after he announced his 'Decision' to join Miami Heat over committing his future to the team which drafted him in 2003. How times have changed.

20/06/16 10:59

LeBron James and the Cavaliers pulled off an improbable NBA Finals comeback, giving Cleveland a title again as they beat defending champions Golden State Warriors 93-89.

18/06/16 13:29

American funnyman actor Kevin Hart, a huge basketball fan, has blasted young Aussie star Ben Simmons and his representatives for their snubs ahead of the NBA draft on June 23.

17/06/16 00:26

Andrew Bogut says he will need a miracle to overcome a knee injury and play in the Olympics, describing himself as 'highly unlikely' to suit up for the Boomers in Brazil

16/06/16 17:11

The NBA Finals between reigning champions Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers is drawing to a close with Game 6 set to be an epic battle at the Quicken Loans Arena in Ohio.

16/06/16 11:49

Golden Sate Warriors superstar Stephen Curry has had his shoulder wrapped in this series, and been questioned about his level of fatigue.

16/06/16 00:53

Andrew Bogut will miss the remainder of the NBA Finals and faces an uphill battle to be fit for the Rio Olympics after suffering bone bruising which requires six to eight weeks to recover from

15/06/16 06:10

Not many people realise Cleveland Cavaliers superstar Kyrie Irving who put on one of the greatest NBA finals performance ever is an Australian who was born in Melbourne and holds dual citizenship

14/06/16 10:26

Cleveland got 41 points each from James and Kyrie Irving against Golden State and displayed a good defence to set up another do-or-die game for the Cavaliers on Thursday in Cleveland.

14/06/16 08:07

AFL star Jarryd Roughead was pictured with his brother Cam before the start of game five of the NBA Finals in Oakland, California, during a well-deserved break from his cancer treatment.

14/06/16 07:46

Australian centre Andrew Bogut was carried off when he blocked a JR Smith shot in the third quarter, toppled over the Cleveland guard and was left rolling in agony on the floor.

13/06/16 01:53

Australian Rules star Jarryd Roughead will take a short break from his cancer treatment in Melbourne to fly to San Francisco for Game 5 of the NBA Finals in Oakland, California.

11/06/16 08:00

The Golden State Warriors bounced back from an embarrassing loss two days ago to beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-97 on Friday and move one win away from a second NBA championship in a row.

10/06/16 15:13

If you have made plans for Saturday, cancel them. Instead, settle down on you sofa for what promises to be an extraordinary day of sporting action. Here is your full guide to what's on and when.

09/06/16 09:35

LeBron James scored 32 points and Kyrie Irving added 30 as the Cleveland Cavaliers, pushed for 48 minutes by a delirious, championship-starved crowd, beat the Golden State Warriors.

08/06/16 12:06

Australian basketball phenom and top NBA Draft prospect Ben Simmons has signed a lucrative shoe deal with Nike before even playing his first game as a professional.

07/06/16 11:17

Stephen Curry has withdrawn from consideration from the Olympics, leaving the US basketball team without the NBA's MVP. Curry's recent injuries were a factor in his decision.

06/06/16 13:18

Golden State and Australian bigman Andrew Bogut have crushed the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Two of the NBA Finals, winning 100-77 in Oakland, California, on Monday.

06/06/16 09:49

The Golden State Warriors blew away the Cleveland Cavaliers in a 110-77 romp that gave them firm control of the NBA Finals series on Sunday. Draymond Green was the star man with 28 points.

03/06/16 10:49

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS 104-89 CLEVELAND CAVALIERS: Shaun Livingston scored 20 points off the bench to help the Golden State Warriors overcome a rare quiet night for Steph Curry.

03/06/16 08:14

Australian basketball stars Andrew Bogut and Matthew Dellavedova may be great mates but they are best of enemies as Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers do battle in the NBA finals.

03/06/16 00:40

With the All-Star enjoying a breakout year at the Palace of Auburn Hills, the Pistons secured a 3-1 record over LeBron's Cavaliers and 1-1 record against the Western Conference champions.

02/06/16 18:27

The former LA Lakers star is wasting no time in taking on new projects, although his latest move is not one you might expect from a five-time NBA winner. The Black Mamba is appearing in Ghostbusters.

02/06/16 16:08

The No 1 teams from each conference, pitting the two best players in the world against each other on the grandest stage. This is what the NBA Finals are about.

31/05/16 09:57

The Golden State Warriors beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 96-88 in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals on Monday to set up a rematch with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

30/05/16 09:43

All along, the Warriors have said the numerous team milestones and personal accomplishments they set during this special season won't matter a bit unless they repeat as champions.

28/05/16 05:52

The Cavaliers led by as many as 14 points in the first half and had a 21-point lead during the third quarter. They led by 12 entering the fourth quarter.

27/05/16 11:00

The win on Thursday night in game five of the Western Conference finals saw the Warriors pull back to 2-3 in the series and keep their hopes of a second successive NBA crown alive.

27/05/16 00:25

Stephen Curry has knocked down another honour. The point guard who led the Golden State Warriors to a record 73 wins in the regular season was named to the All-NBA first team on Thursday.

26/05/16 10:50

LeBron James scored 23 points then sat the fourth quarter, Kevin Love scored 25, and Cleveland unleashed tenacious defense on Toronto to regain control of the Eastern Conference finals.

20/05/16 14:18

Winston Reid was among the West Ham stars to take part in the NBA's half-court challenge, with Michail Antonio and Aaron Cresswell channelling their inner Stephen Curry from 50 feet.

19/05/16 12:01

Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown has paid Australian teenager Ben Simmons a massive compliment by comparing him to NBA greats Magic Johnson and LeBron James ahead of the draft.

18/05/16 11:40

Cleveland showed no rust from its long layoff and thumped Toronto 115-84 on Tuesday in the opening game of the NBA Eastern Conference finals. LeBron James had 24 points in three quarters.

17/05/16 13:13

Hatem Ben Arfa's, who has had more ups and downs than a Hollywood blockbuster during his career, was among the celebrities who attended the 69th Cannes film festival.

17/05/16 10:16

Oklahoma City did what no other team has managed to during this post-season by beating the Golden State Warriors on their own court, giving the Thunder a surprise 1-0 lead.

16/05/16 12:53

Led by Kyle Lowry, who scored 35 points, and DeMar DeRozan, who had 28, as well as Bismack Biyombo who added 17 points and 16 rebounds, the Raptors proved too hot for Miami.

12/05/16 12:21

Newly-crowned league MVP Steph Curry hit the game-sealing three-pointer, with Klay Thompson going for 33 points, to complete a 4-1 series victory in the conference semi-finals.

11/05/16 10:57

The Golden State Warriors star on Tuesday scaled heights never reached by NBA greats when he became the first unanimous winner of the league's Most Valuable Player award.

05/05/16 11:02

Northampton Town are well placed at the top of League Two, five points clear with a game in hand, the kind of form that will welcome all sorts of admirers.

05/05/16 11:00

Dropping jump shots from every angle, the Cleveland Cavaliers hit an NBA record 25 3-pointers during a 123-98 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday to take a 2-0 lead in their play-off series.

27/04/16 12:05

DeMar DeRozan turned on the style and scored 34 points as the Toronto Raptors survived a late scare and beat Indiana 102-99 on Tuesday to take a 3-2 lead in their NBA first-round series.

14/04/16 16:56

He scored 60 points in his final game Wednesday night, wrapping up 20 years in the NBA with an unbelievable offensive showcase during the Los Angeles Lakers' 101-96 victory over the Utah Jazz.

14/04/16 12:36

Kobe Bryant draws a close to his magnificent 20-year career in the NBA on Wednesday night when his Los Angeles Lakers host the Utah Jazz in his final ever professional game.

14/04/16 11:17

Down to their final chance at the record, the Warriors became the first 73-win team by beating the Memphis Grizzlies 125-104, breaking what many considered a 20-year unmatchable mark.

14/04/16 09:17

LUKE AUGUSTUS: Ruthless. Self-determined. Outspoken. Winner. For 20 years Kobe Bryant has symbolised the NBA - transcending the sport to unprecedented levels.

09/04/16 10:27

Ben Simmons, just 19, has rejected the chance to play for the Australian Boomers at the Rio Olympics because the tournament clashes with pre-season training in the NBA where he is headed in June.

02/04/16 13:00

Everybody expected Stephen Curry to make the 3 from way out with the clock winding down, just as he always does. Instead, this time Curry missed a long 3-pointer to tie it with 5.3 seconds left.

15/03/16 10:38

The 37-year-old basketball icon won five NBA titles during his illustrious 20-year career with the LA Lakers. Bryant will represent the Western Conference at Sunday's NBA All-Star game.

15/03/16 10:30

Novak Djokovic is used to starring on courts but the world No 1 tennis ace took a back seat, literally, on Tuesday night. The 28-year-old swapped the dimensions of a tennis court for a basketball one.

12/03/16 00:14

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry is basketball's shining light at present - but that isn't reflected in his pay. Curry is averaging 30.4 points, 6.6 assists and 5.4 rebounds this season.

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