Basketball* en-au Copyright (c) 2014 Yahoo New Zealand. All rights reserved. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:58:01 +1200 Yahoo New Zealand Sport 144 36 Federer's slam dunk win earns Jordan approval (Reuters) By Steve Keating
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Roger Federer launched his bid for an 18th grand slam title with a workmanlike 6-3 6-4 7-6 (4) win over Marinko Matosevic to ease into the second r...
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Utah Jazz sign Boomers' Motum (AAP) Australian Boomers forward Brock Motum has been signed up by NBA club Utah Jazz. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:25:23 +1200 Tall Blacks fire to upset Serbia (NZ Newswire) New Zealand hit form in their final warm-up match before the basketball World Cup, upsetting highly rated Serbia 102-96 in Belgrade. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 19:33:48 +1200 Basketball: Webster an injury worry for Tall Blacks (Newstalk ZB) A concern for the Tall Blacks out of their impressive win over Serbia in the lead up to the basketball World Cup. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 19:02:25 +1200 Opals close Euro tour with loss to Turkey (AAP) Turkey have come from behind to win an overtime thriller 84-80 over the Australian Opals. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:48:49 +1200 Boomers torched by red-hot France (AAP) Australia have been dealt a harsh reality check in their final match before the basketball World Cup, beaten 73-50 by France. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 18:41:12 +1200 Basketball: Tall Blacks beat Serbia to end warm up campaign (Newstalk ZB) The Tall Blacks have ended their World Cup warm up campaign with a massive result. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:54:25 +1200 Boomers win again in Europe (AAP) Australia have beaten Finland 80-57 to give the men's team four straight wins on their European basketball tour. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 22:12:13 +1200 US cuts Basketball World Cup team to 12 after beating Puerto Rico (AFP) New York (AFP) - Derrick Rose earned a spot on the final 12-man US roster of NBA stars for the Basketball World Cup after helping the Americans rip Puerto Rico 112-86. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 04:20:17 +1200 Tall Blacks edged out by Serbia (NZ Newswire) Foul problems cost the Tall Blacks in a tense four-point loss to Serbia - their penultimate game before the World Cup. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 19:47:14 +1200