Basketball http://au.rd.yahoo.com/news/rss/top_stories/*http://au.news.yahoo.com/top/ en-au Copyright (c) 2014 Yahoo New Zealand. All rights reserved. Sun, 26 Oct 2014 09:31:36 +1300 Yahoo New Zealand Sport https://s.yimg.com/ao/i/hp/nz2/test/ynz.gif 144 36 Sydney Kings star facing ban over hit (NZ Newswire) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/25349572

Sydney Kings import Josh Childress is facing a long NBL ban over a nasty hit on Perth Jesse Wagstaff in Wildcats' win at home.

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 03:56:55 +1300
Sydney Kings star facing ban over hit (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/25349570

Sydney Kings import Josh Childress is facing a long NBL ban over a nasty hit on Perth Jesse Wagstaff in Wildcats' win at home.

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 03:56:09 +1300
Lakers guard Nash to sit out NBA season (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/25339345

Los Angeles (AFP) - Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash may have played his last game in the NBA after being ruled out of the upcoming season because of a recurring back problem.

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:55:36 +1300
New-era Los Angeles Clippers seek next playoff step (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/25339990

Los Angeles (AFP) - Expectations are high for the new-era Los Angeles Clippers, freed from the shadow that former owner Donald Sterling's racist remarks cast over last season's NBA playoff run.

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 02:11:03 +1300
NBA: Steve Nash ruled out for 14-15 season (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/25339895

The career of two-time NBA most valuable player Steve Nash hangs in the balance after another injury layoff.

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:59:35 +1300
NBA: Adams stars in another video (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/25339764

NBA basketballer Steven Adams is starring in another video with his superstar team mate Reggie Jackson, deadpanning about the seriously woeful state of New Zealand's outdoor pick-up courts.

Sat, 25 Oct 2014 01:41:29 +1300
Breakers fall to second loss (NZ Newswire) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/25334834

The New Zealand Breakers fell to their second loss in five days, beaten 95-74 by competition leaders the Cairns Taipans in Auckland.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:57:34 +1300
NBA: Thunder exercise third year option on Adams (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/25330083

Steven Adams is staying at the Oklahoma City Thunder for at least another NBA season.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:57:25 +1300
Exum critic now full of praise for Aussie (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/25329455

A high-profile American NBA analyst says he was wrong to slam Australian teen prodigy Dante Exum.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:06:04 +1300
Breakers out to shut down Cairns (NZ Newswire) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/basketball/news/article/-/25320763

The New Zealand Breakers have targeted being more disruptive on defence in their Australian NBL clash against the unbeaten Cairns Taipans.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:11:16 +1300