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, 30 Mar 2015 11:20:37 +1300 Yahoo New Zealand Sport https://s.yimg.com/ao/i/hp/nz2/test/ynz.gif 144 36 League urges 'inclusion' as Indiana law sparks gay rights concern (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/26855754

The NBA reaffirmed the league's commitment to diversity, after Indiana passed a law that activists fear allows discrimination against homosexuals in the state.

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 01:20:11 +1300
Warriors equal NBA franchise win record (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/26842772

Andrew Bogut and his Golden State Warriors have made light work of the Memphis Grizzlies and equalled a long-standing NBA franchise record in the process.

Sun, 29 Mar 2015 08:59:09 +1300
Durant out of basketball for 4-6 months (AP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/26844627

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant will be out of basketball for 4-6 months recovering from bone graft surgery in his troublesome right foot.

Sun, 29 Mar 2015 07:20:17 +1300
Aussie Irving bags 24 in Cavaliers NBA win (AP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/26810644

The Cleveland Cavaliers have rolled to a 111-89 NBA win over the Grizzlies in Memphis, with Australia's Kyrie Irving scoring 24 points.

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:44:05 +1300
Bucks, Mavericks beat tight rivals in NBA playoff fight (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/26796965

A last-shot win for the Milwaukee Bucks and a Dallas Mavericks team with something to prove took NBA triumphs over rivals in tight playoff races.

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 03:51:45 +1300
Bogut to fore in Warriors NBA win (AP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/26783288

Andrew Bogut's rebounding prowess has helped NBA leaders Golden State to a big win over the Washington Wizards.

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:53:03 +1300
Bullets NBL nursery unveiled by Kerle (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/26783375

Championship-winning coach Brian Kerle has unveiled a junior pathway to the NBL in Brisbane but does not want to make any promises about a Bullets return.

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 06:20:07 +1300
Rockets' Harden hits 44, Pacers lose sixth NBA game in a row (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/26781276

Indianapolis (AFP) - NBA scoring leader James Harden struck for 44 points to power the Houston Rockets over Indiana 110-100, delivering the Pacers their sixth consecutive defeat.

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 02:51:40 +1300
Baynes injures ankle in Spurs NBA win (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/26771522

Aussie centre Aron Baynes has suffered a right ankle injury in San Antonio's win over the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA.

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 06:52:02 +1300
Boomers ripe for Olympic medal: ex-coach (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/26767965

NBA coach Brett Brown, who went to three Olympics with the Boomers but missed out on medals, says Rio in 2016 could be historic for Australia.

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 01:55:13 +1300