Basketball* en-au Copyright (c) 2014 Yahoo New Zealand. All rights reserved. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 04:36:13 +1200 Yahoo New Zealand Sport 144 36 Star NBL Wildcat undergoes elbow surgery (NZ Newswire) Wildcats import DeAndre Daniels could miss his team's season opener against New Zealand on October 10 after undergoing elbow surgery. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 05:12:33 +1200 Opals star Jackson ruled out of World Cup (AAP) The Australian Opals will be without star Lauren Jackson for their upcoming World Cup campaign as she continues to recover from a knee injury. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 05:00:10 +1200 Vukona calls for heart from Tall Blacks (NZ Newswire) Tall Blacks veteran Mika Vukona says New Zealand can still reach the World Cup play-offs although beating USA may be a tall order. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 01:00:19 +1200 Greece ace in wildcard pack, Senegal's hot streak continues (AFP) Las Palmas (Spain) (AFP) - Greece and hosts Spain were the first teams to book their spots in the knockout stage of the Basketball World Cup on Monday by beating Puerto Rico while Senegal took their second surprise scalp in as many days. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:15:35 +1200 Boomers brace for tough World Cup test (AAP) Australia's basketballers face their toughest test so far at the World Cup in Spain when they meet fourth-ranked Lithuania on Tuesday. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:32:04 +1200 Blood brothers jumping through hoops at world champs (AFP) Las Palmas (Spain) (AFP) - Playing for Slovenia at the Basketball World Cup means a lot to Goran Dragic. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:44:01 +1200 Basketball: More foul problems for Vukona (Newstalk ZB) A familiar problem for Tall Blacks forward Mika Vukona at the Basketball World Cup in Spain. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:41:49 +1200 Basketball: Tall Blacks in States' sights (Newstalk ZB) The all-conquering USA men's basketball team is now setting its sights on the Tall Blacks. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:59:24 +1200 Basketball: Tall Blacks not dwelling on losses (Newstalk ZB) The Tall Blacks have a day to stew on their disappointing start to the Basketball World Cup. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:52:02 +1200 Boomers bounce back to thump Korea (AAP) Australia have responded to their opening loss at the basketball World Cup with a 34-point win over South Korea in Gran Canaria. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 21:19:04 +1200