Time for NBL to deliver

The new National Basketball League season starts on Wednesday amid a vibe of optimism, with a new owner and plenty of quality players.

China win Asia Basketball title, qualify for Olympics

Hong Kong (AFP) - China's men beat the Philippines 78-67 in the FIBA Asia Championship final before an ecstatic 7,000-strong capacity home crowd in Changsha late on Saturday to secure a place at the …

No retirement decision yet for Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles (AFP) - Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant said Monday he has not made any decision over his looming retirement as he prepares to embark on his 20th season with the franchise.

Finals defeats harder to take says James

Los Angeles (AFP) - Lebron James admitted Monday he is finding it harder and harder to accept the bitter sting of defeat in the NBA Finals as he prepares for another tilt at glory this year.

Ex-top pick Bennett expected to join Raptors, report

Los Angeles (AFP) - Former first overall draft pick Anthony Bennett is expected to sign a deal with his hometown Toronto Raptors after clearing NBA waivers on Friday, American sports network ESPN …

Facebook rolls out 360 video for News Feed

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc said its news feed for web and Android platform users will now support 360-degree videos. A 360 video gives an immersive experience to users by allowing …

Spain win third European title

Paris (AFP) - Spain won a third European basketball title on Sunday with a 80-63 win over Lithuania in the final at Villeneuve-d'Ascq.