Basketball http://au.rd.yahoo.com/news/rss/top_stories/*http://au.news.yahoo.com/top/ en-au Copyright (c) 2014 Yahoo New Zealand. All rights reserved. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 05:33:36 +1200 Yahoo New Zealand Sport https://s.yimg.com/ao/i/hp/nz2/test/ynz.gif 144 36 Last-second Penney bucket beats Koreans (NZ Newswire) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/24601015 Kirk Penney slotted a three point shot on the buzzer to take the Tall Blacks to a 71-70 victory over Korea in Seoul. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 05:54:40 +1200 Basketball: Tall Blacks looking to improve (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/24598278 The Tall Blacks are endeavouring to get their Basketball World Cup preparations back on track in Seoul. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:52:02 +1200 Ngatiwai teen dreams of playing Major League Baseball (Fuseworks) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/24598187 Aotea Parata, the sole Northlander in the New Zealand-U15 baseball team to play in the International Baseball Federation world championships in Mazatlan, Mexico in August, has dreams of one day making it into the ranks of Major League Baseball. Fri, 01 Aug 2014 01:35:01 +1200 Bates leads basketball way (NZ Newswire) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/24582878 Versatile White Ferns cricket captain Suzie Bates will take the court for Otago at the national women's basketball championship in Porirua. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:13:19 +1200 Griffin skips worlds due to back injury: report (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/24580703 Los Angeles (AFP) - Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin reportedly withdrew from the US team of NBA stars that will defend their world title in a few weeks because of a back injury. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:11:23 +1200 Basketball: Poor shooting costs Tall Blacks (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/24580387 The Tall Blacks have been beaten 64-58 by South Korea in the first of their two game series in Seoul. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:48:15 +1200 US judge approves LA Clippers sale to ex Microsoft CEO (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/24575151 Los Angeles (AFP) - A US judge gave the go-ahead for the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer, ruling that embattled owner Donald Sterling could not block the move. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:26:59 +1200 Basketball: Sale of LA Clippers to Steve Ballmer given go ahead (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/24574616 A California judge has given the go-ahead for the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer, ruling that embattled owner Donald Sterling can't block the move. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:50:42 +1200 US judge approves Clippers sale to ex Microsoft CEO (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/24572012 Los Angeles (AFP) - A US judge on Monday gave the go-ahead for the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer, ruling that embattled owner Donald Sterling could not block the move. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 20:51:53 +1200 Simmons misses Boomers 12-man squad (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/24564015 The Boomers have named a 12-man squad to travel to Spain for next month's World Cup, with highly rated teenager Ben Simmons missing the cut. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:03:02 +1200