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Is the NBA next for Xavier Cooks?

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NBL GRAND FINAL SERIES

GAME 3

Kings nail import battle to deliver NBL crown back to Sydney

The Sydney Kings celebrated deep into the night and into the early morning following their drought breaking NBL Grand Final win, with their imports Jarrell Martin, Xavier Cooks and Jaylen Adams leading the charge on and off the court.

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Cooks: Every King stepped up on road to NBL crown

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Kings win NBL title after big 4th quarter

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NBL

GRAND FINAL

Kings edge Tasmania in NBL finals thriller

Sydney are one win away from their first NBL championship since 2005 after toppling Tasmania 90-86 in a nail-biting game two of the grand final series.

NBL

GRAND FINAL SERIES

Kings win NBL Grand Final Game 1, questions over Jaylen Adams fitness

Sydney have scored a 95-78 home win over Tasmania in the opening game of the NBL grand final series, but a question mark lingers over the fitness of their league MVP Jaylen Adams.

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The 2022 JackJumpers: 'Nasty fighters' ready to tear roof off Grand Final

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NBL

UNITED VS. JACKJUMPERS

JackJumpers make history to reach Grand Final

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Tasmania complete historic run to NBL GF

The fairytale debut season for Tasmania JackJumpers will continue after the first-year franchise qualified for the NBL grand final after stunning defending champions Melbourne United 76-73 in the deciding game of their best-of-three semi-final series.

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NBA

Giddey on praise from 'idol' LeBron & getting 'picked apart' by CP3

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HAWKS VS. KINGS

GAME 1

Kings power to Game 1 win series against Hawks

A 30-point showing by NBL MVP Jaylen Adams has powered the Sydney Kings to a game one playoffs victory over Illawarra after the Kings fought off a surging Hawks outfit to prevail 89-79 at WIN Entertainment Centre.

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FRIDAYS ON ESPN

'He can play': Spurs assistant Nielsen full of praise for NBA version of Landale

San Antonio Spurs assistant coach Matt Nielsen witnessed first-hand the impact Australian Jock Landale was able to make in his rookie season in the NBA, and said the big man can continue to deliver in the big leagues.

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NBL

UNITED VS. JACKJUMPERS

United win big to open NBL play-offs

Melbourne United have made a flying start to their quest for back-to-back NBL championships by defeating the Tasmania JackJumpers 74-63 in game one of their best-of-three semi-final series.

NBA

ROUND 21

Perth lose to South East Melbourne, ending historic Finals streak

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NBL

AWARDS

NBL awards finalists revealed: Kane Pitman picks his MVP, ROY, coach of the year and more

The NBL22 awards nominations are locked in, with coaches and players around the league set to cast their votes to determine the eventual winners.

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Jaylen Adams taking MVP talk, playoff berth in his stride

Jaylen Adams has rocketed into contention for the NBL's MVP award, but he's taking that -- and his side's late surge into the playoffs -- in his stride.

NBL

Wildcats to Raptors: Gleeson on stunning the critics and which NBL players can make the leap

He won five championships as an NBL coach and now Trevor Gleeson is part of the Toronto Raptors' NBA playoffs campaign. He tells Kane Pitman about surprising the critics, why Joel Embiid is his pick for MVP and which NBL players could succeed in the NBA.

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Melbourne United's NBL championship belief built in their defence

Melbourne United have been the dominant defensive team of NBL22 thus far, with head coach Dean Vickerman pointing to a pretty simple formula when it comes to the defending champions locking down on that end of the floor.

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NBL 3x3: Which team has been the big disappointments?

Do Sydney need a loss before the playoffs just to ease the pressure they have created by winning 12 straight? Who has been the league's big disappointment? And which potential semifinal match-up is the most mouth-watering?

NBL

Reath: Goorjian instrumental in Hawks' hot run

Just a few short weeks ago, the Illawarra Hawks were on the ropes, but now their postseason hopes are well and truly alive after a hot stretch of form, and Duop Reath says coach Brian Goorjian has played a big role in the resurgence.

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'It's made me tougher': Breakers pair hope NBL rollercoaster is NBA launchpad

New Zealand Breaker Ousmane Dieng symbolises the new age of the NBA, where positions matter little, and versatility is the most important of commodities. As for Hugo Besson, he can flat out score, and that will never go out of fashion.

NBL 3x3: Are the Wildcats in trouble?

In the latest edition of NBL 3x3, our experts discuss whether the Wildcats are in trouble, who's stocks have risen the most and how the John Brown III situation was handled.

NBA

DRAFT

Aussie Dyson Daniels strives to be like 'best defender' Caruso

Emerging as the premier prospect on the Ignite roster, rising Australian Dyson Daniels is remaining grounded despite the building buzz surrounding him in the lead up to June's NBA draft, which isn't always easy as a teenager in the social media era.

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FRIDAYS 7 P.M.

G League stint pays dividends for Aussie draft hopeful Daniels

All eyes will be on June's NBA draft, with rising star Dyson Daniels set to become the next Australian prospect to reach the league.

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G League Ignite stint pays off for Aussie NBA draft hopeful Dyson Daniels

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FIBA

Lauren Jackson on comeback: 'I'll see how good I can get'

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Timms sees current Opals as talented 'work in progress'

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NBL

JOCK LANDALE ON JO LUAL-ACUIL

'We blew up at each other': The practice battles that drove Landale, Lual-Acuil

The best big man duo in NBL21, Jock Landale and Jo Lual-Acuil, were dominant on gameday and at each other's throats on the practice floor for Melbourne United.

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