The Sydney Kings held off a fast-finishing New Zealand Breakers side to claim opening bragging rights in their South Island pre-season double header on Tuesday night.
Injuries to pivotal New Zealand Breakers players Tom Abercrombie and Alex Pledger are likely to force them out of the start of the NBL season.
They have just returned from a coast trip littered with selfies, scavenger hunts and tomfoolery, but Canberra Capitals skipper Jess Bibby says the players "don't want to settle for mediocrity any more".
Basketball ACT has smashed the Belconnen Ramblers' dreams of winning the division one grand final.
The end of summer in Brisbane in 2008 was also the end of the city's professional basketball team. On February 28, the Bullets lost an overtime game to the Melbourne Tigers at the Convention Centre. They wouldn't set foot on the hardwood again.
It was the news Brisbane basketball fans had wanted to hear since the Bullets shuffled off the court in 2008, heads down, waiting for a white knight to save their crumbling franchise.
Gabe Richards expected her weekend would include a trip to the Bendigo Football League grand final and a family get-together for her great aunty's 89th birthday.
Brisbane will have a team in the NBL next season for the first time since 2008.
Opals star Liz Cambage to miss up to a year after rupturing her Achilles tendon.
Lauren Jackson insists she can return to her best after a "nightmare" injury run.
Footy fans got up close and personal with Hawthorn football team, meeting with NTJFA premiership players and visiting ...
Hawthorne celebrated its back-to-back AFL Premiership win with a meet and greet in Launceston.
The Queechy Hockey Club held its annual gala dinner at Toro's Restaurant in Launceston on Friday night.