Basketball

Undefeated Boomers march into quarter-finals

A smaller, scrappier Australia made do without big man Aron Baynes in an 89-76 win over Germany on Saturday night but the Boomers have work to do before the knockout quarter-finals. Since Sydney 2000, the Boomers have had NBA-calibre centres such as Luc Longley, Andrew Bogut and Baynes at their disposal but Baynes’ neck injury […]

Basketball

Lamar back for Bullets, but securing Law a tougher task

The Brisbane Bullets have retained the services of Lamar Patterson, but the three-time NBL champions are facing a tough battle in their bid to bring another American star, Vic Law, back to Queensland. Two-time All-NBL first team selection Patterson has signed a new one-year deal with the Bullets, much to the delight of new Brisbane […]

Basketball

NBL: Blockbuster broadcast deal

The NBL’s global rise is set to reach more eyeballs after the league signed a groundbreaking broadcast and content deal with Foxtel and News Corp that is being trumpeted as the best in the competition’s history. Every game of the NBL season and finals will be live on ESPN, broadcast on Foxtel and streamed on […]

Basketball

NBL: Blockbuster broadcast deal

The NBL’s global rise is set to reach more eyeballs after the league signed a groundbreaking broadcast and content deal with Foxtel and News Corp that is being trumpeted as the best in the competition’s history. Every game of the NBL season and finals will be live on ESPN, broadcast on Foxtel and streamed on […]

Basketball

Run it back: UCLA, Zags to play Nov. 23 in Vegas

Basketball recruiting insider. Joined ESPN in 2014. Graduate of University of Delaware. Jalen Suggs might be off to the NBA, but preseason top-five teams Gonzaga and UCLA are set to square off in November in a rematch of their epic Final Four game from early April that ended on Suggs’ buzzer-beater from just inside half […]