Kevin Durant will deservedly be judged the NBA's most valuable player this season but the jury is still out on whether he can be the best.
Jenna O'Hea has had to step back from Australian Opals duties this year and walk away from the WNBL next summer.
Australia basketball great Luc Longley hopes club versus country tug-of-war doesn't hinder Dante Exum's world cup hopes.
Andrew Bogut is hurt and, according to former NBA coach Jeff Van Gundy, it could be the difference between elimination and survival for his Golden State Warriors, when the NBA play-offs begin on Sunday.
The late, great Detroit Pistons coach Chuck Daly always said his favourite time of the basketball year was the play-offs.
Australia basketball legend Andrew Gaze says Patrick Mills couldn't be blamed if he leaves star-studded San Antonio for bigger money elsewhere, despite the Spurs entering the NBA play-offs as championship favourites.
It would be nice to say the best 16 teams are now locked in for the first round of the NBA playoffs, preparing for the first of what each team hopes to be four seven-game contests that lead to the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy.
It’s tough to win a National Basketball League championship.
She has already impressed Luc Longley, now Canberra Capitals youngster Carley Mijovic wants to prove she's ready for a world cup call-up.
Perth Wildcats forward Jesse Wagstaff says he wouldn't rule out seeing out his career with Canberra if the Cannons revival is successful.
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