Basketball* en-au Copyright (c) 2014 Yahoo New Zealand. All rights reserved. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:54:39 +1300 Yahoo New Zealand Sport 144 36 Breakers out to shut down Cairns (NZ Newswire) The New Zealand Breakers have targeted being more disruptive on defence in their Australian NBL clash against the unbeaten Cairns Taipans. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:11:16 +1300 Basketball: Significant training session for Breakers (Newstalk ZB) The Breakers are finally able to forge ahead with a full, available roster for tomorrow's Australian basketball league home game against Cairns. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:27:14 +1300 North Shore set for table topping basketball clash (Fuseworks) The SKYCITY Breakers know they are up against an early season juggernaut in the shape of the Cairns Taipans at the North Shore Events Centre tomorrow night (Thursday), with the snakes starting the season with a 4-0 run, with 3 of those wins coming on the road. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:23:14 +1300 Basketball: Positive scoring dilemma for Vickerman (Newstalk ZB) A positive dilemma for Breakers coach Dean Vickerman. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:44:15 +1300 Basketball: Pledger trains with starting five (Newstalk ZB) Positive signs for Alex Pledger. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 00:50:28 +1300 Basketball: Pledger satisfied with progress (Newstalk ZB) Breakers centre Alex Pledger's cautiously optimistic about seeing out the Australian basketball league season. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:06:51 +1300 Webster poised for Breakers milestone (Fuseworks) The SKYCITY Breakers celebrate a couple of significant milestones this week, one posted on Sunday in the defeat to Melbourne and one that - fitness permitting, will play out on Thursday night at the North Shore Events Centre when the team hosts the table topping Cairns Taipans. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:55:43 +1300 Basketball: Henare praises Abercrombie's recovery (Newstalk ZB) Tom Abercrombie's successfully navigated a quick turnaround in his comeback from a hernia operation. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:54:32 +1300 Cairns only unbeaten NBL team (NZ Newswire) Cairns are the only unbeaten NBL team after two rounds, with each of the eight clubs having opened their win accounts after Melbourne defeated New Zealand. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:33:42 +1300 Melbourne overpower NZ Breakers (NZ Newswire) Winless after two games, Melbourne United thumped the previously unbeaten NZ Breakers 95-74 in their third-round Australian NBL match. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 05:03:17 +1300