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. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 00:35:58 +1200 Yahoo New Zealand Sport https://s.yimg.com/ao/i/hp/nz2/test/ynz.gif 144 36 NBA legend Abdul-Jabbar has bypass surgery (AP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/27178753

NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has undergone quadruple coronary bypass surgery and is expected to make a full recovery.

Sun, 19 Apr 2015 00:10:09 +1200
Adams unclear on Tall Blacks availability (NZ Newswire) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/27178092

Steven Adams doesn't know if he will be cleared to play for the Tall Blacks against Australia in August's Oceania championship.

Sat, 18 Apr 2015 22:01:17 +1200
Real surge clear as Barca are pegged back (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/27177429

By Zoran Milosavljevic
BELGRADE (Reuters) - Real Madrid took a 2-0 lead over Anadolu Efes Istanbul in their Euroleague best-of-five quarter-final series on Friday while Barcelona wasted...

Sat, 18 Apr 2015 19:34:14 +1200
Warriors, Cavaliers favoured in NBA playoffs (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/27172259

Los Angeles (AFP) - Regular season heroes will rise and fall, rivalries will be renewed and the dark horses will get their chance when the National Basketball Association playoffs begin this weekend.

Sat, 18 Apr 2015 05:44:07 +1200
Bogut key to a Warriors NBA title: Longley (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/27164083

He might not star in practice like Stephen Curry, but Australian Andrew Bogut is key to the Warriors' hopes of winning a first NBA title since 1975.

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 17:12:22 +1200
Pelicans reach NBA playoffs (AP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/27157040

New Orleans have beaten San Antonio 108-103 to reach the NBA playoffs.

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 06:18:39 +1200
Adam's OKC miss play-offs (NZ Newswire) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/27156545

The NBA season is over for New Zealander Steven Adams after his Oklahoma City Thunder missed out on a play-off spot.

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:07:14 +1200
Five Aussies in NBA playoffs (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/27154902

There are five Australians in the NBA playoffs and there is a strong chance it will be Boomer versus Boomer in the championship series.

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 02:29:07 +1200
Double-overtime win keeps Pacers' NBA playoff bid on track (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/27136885

The Indiana Pacers moved one game closer to an NBA playoff berth with a dramatic double-overtime triumph over the Washington Wizards.

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 02:20:55 +1200
Pelicans, OKC keep NBA playoff hopes alive (AP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/27101291

Two games are left for most of the NBA and the last position in the Eastern and Western conference playoffs is still up for grabs.

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:26:03 +1200