Basketball http://au.rd.yahoo.com/news/rss/top_stories/*http://au.news.yahoo.com/top/ en-au Copyright (c) 2015 Yahoo New Zealand. All rights reserved. Thu, 28 May 2015 05:33:54 +1200 Yahoo New Zealand Sport https://s.yimg.com/ao/i/hp/nz2/test/ynz.gif 144 36 Dellavedova in memorable NBA play (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/28229873

Chicago Bulls and Atlanta Hawks players and fans might detest Matthew Dellavedova, but he's found a home in Cleveland.

Thu, 28 May 2015 08:56:02 +1200
Dellavedova's Cavs into NBA finals (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/28234572

Australian Matthew Dellavedova has become a cult hero in Cleveland as the Cavaliers clinched their series against Atlanta to advance to the NBA finals.

Thu, 28 May 2015 02:10:04 +1200
Abercrombie extends Breakers contract (NZ Newswire) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/28234780

Versatile Breakers swingman Tom Abercrombie has signed on for another three years with the Australian National Basketball League champions.

Thu, 28 May 2015 01:11:19 +1200
Rockets' Howard escapes NBA ban (AP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/28232261

Houston Rockets star Dwight Howard is free to play in the must-win game 5 of the NBA western conference finals after escaping a suspension.

Thu, 28 May 2015 00:23:27 +1200
Abercrombie pledges future with Breakers (Fuseworks) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/28233647

The SKYCITY New Zealand Breakers today confirmed the retention of Tom Abercrombie, with one of the league’s leading players committing to the North Shore based club for a further three years but perhaps most significantly, Abercrombie hinted that he may well be a career-player for the club.

Wed, 27 May 2015 23:59:58 +1200
Howard in bother over Bogut elbow in NBA (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/28225412

Houston's Dwight Howard is in danger of being suspended after using a forearm toward the face of Golden State's Australian centre Andrew Bogut.

Wed, 27 May 2015 08:30:09 +1200
Analysis - IOC emerge as clear winners in SportAccord battle (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/28227905

By Karolos Grohmann
BERLIN (Reuters) - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has emerged as the clear winner in a battle for influence over international sports federations as rival...

Wed, 27 May 2015 07:07:49 +1200
Boomers coach backs Dellavedova (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/28221519

Australian Boomers coach has leapt to the defence of Matthew Dellavedova saying the NBA point guard is anything but a dirty player.

Wed, 27 May 2015 03:51:12 +1200
Hobbled LeBron James helps push Hawks to brink of elimination (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/28217738

LeBron James played through a myriad of injuries as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Atlanta Hawks 114-111 in overtime to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals.

Tue, 26 May 2015 03:50:04 +1200
Golden State destroy Rockets in Houston (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/28210127

A NBA Finals match-up involving Andrew Bogut and Matthew Dellavedova is looking likely with their respective teams storming through the playoffs.

Mon, 25 May 2015 03:50:07 +1200