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Another season, another crippling injury for Aussie NBA star Andrew Bogut, who is now out indefinitely for Golden Stae with a knee injury.

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 22:29:12 +1300
Exum in double digits in Utah's NBA win (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/25813570

Australian rookie guard Dante Exum has scored 10 points off the bench in the Utah Jazz's 105-87 upset win over the Miami Heat.

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:36:50 +1300
Japan has six months to merge basketball domestic leagues: FIBA (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/25813129

Tokyo (AFP) - Japan has six months to hammer out a plan for merging its two national basketball leagues, or risk not qualifying for the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics, a senior International Basketball Federation (FIBA) official said Thursday.

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:12:43 +1300
NZ Breakers guards running hot (NZ Newswire) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/25804850

The league-leading NZ Breakers are looking for more hot form from impressive guards Cedric Jackson and Corey Webster.

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:24:35 +1300
Golden State's NBA streak ended by Memphis (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/25799114

Golden State's 16-match NBA winning streak has been snapped by the Memphis Grizzlies.

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:50:55 +1300
Jackson player of the week (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/25797277

Breakers point guard Cedric Jackson has been named the ANBL's players of the week.

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:15:09 +1300
Spanish women shine in dark year for men (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/25791134

In a year when the men's football and basketball teams flopped on the biggest stage and Rafa Nadal's season was wrecked by injury and illness, it was the women who helped protect Spain's reputation as a nation of sporting excellence.

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:49:17 +1300
Hawks' winning run continues in NBA (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/25790693

Atlanta Hawks star Al Horford says the team is coming together after a 93-86 NBA win over Chicago.

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:08:30 +1300
Russian teen basketballer dies during practice (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/25782436

A 17-year-old Russian basketball player has died after collapsing during practice with league champions CSKA Moscow.

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:30:18 +1300
Bryant passes Jordan for third on all-time scoring list (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/25779963

Minneapolis (AFP) - Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant passed NBA icon Michael Jordan on Sunday for third on the league's all-time scoring list -- and lifted his team to a victory.

Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:41:10 +1300