Basketball* en-au Copyright (c) 2015 Yahoo New Zealand. All rights reserved. Thu, 28 May 2015 05:33:54 +1200 Yahoo New Zealand Sport 144 36 Dellavedova in memorable NBA play (AAP)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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