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Bogut urges Kings to rough each other up

Andrew Bogut says the revamped Sydney Kings will go hard at each other in training as they work to change their culture and become title contenders.


NBA vs. NBL announcement

Gaze: Australia's NBL is closing the gap to the NBA

Sydney Kings coach Andrew Gaze says three years ago you would have been fitted for a straitjacket if you thought an NBL team could beat an NBA franchise, now it's something he expects to happen.

Massive news coming out of the NBL this morning with the announcement of a huge lineup of preseason games between NBA and NBL sides in September and October this year.

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Andrew Bogut says the announcement to play seven games against NBA teams shows just how far the NBL has come in the past five years.

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Sydney Kings head coach Andrew Gaze says you would have been fitted for a straight jacket if you'd even thought about such a partnership between the NBL and NBA in the past.

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NBL owner Larry Kestelman says today's announcement is another step in growing the league globally.

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The Bogut legacy: Australian kids can now dream big

As a child, Andrew Bogut dreamt of one day playing in the NBL; he thought the NBA was way beyond his reach. Now his dreams have come full circle after committing to play out his career with the Sydney Kings.

NBL owner Larry Kestelman said Andrew Bogut is the league's biggest ever signing and is hopefully the first of many Australian NBA players returning to play in the NBL.

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Cairns Taipans

Taipans add Loe to NBL playing roster

The Cairns Taipans continue to build on their playing roster, signing Robert Loe to a two-year deal from the Breakers.

Taipans add Walker as NBL rebuild begins

The Cairns Taipans' rebuild has begun with the signing of NBL journeyman Lucas Walker, while Adelaide have locked in a pair of college young guns.



Goulding inspires United to NBL crown

A final-quarter scoring blitz by Melbourne United has delivered them the NBL championship over the Adelaide 36ers.

Melbourne United claim NBL championship

Melbourne United secure a 100-82 win over the Adelaide 36ers in Game 5 of the NBL Grand Final series to clinch the NBL title. (Video courtesy NBL)



Game 4

36ers force NBL grand final decider

Daniel Johnson and Ramone Moore helped to repel a stirring second-half Melbourne United comeback to help Adelaide level the NBL grand final series at 2-2.

36ers send NBL grand final to decider

Adelaide 36ers have held off a fast finishing Melbourne United to win Game 4 of the NBL finals. (Courtesy NBL).



United pip 36ers, take 2-1 NBL GF lead

Melbourne United have survived a late scare to take a 2-1 NBL grand final series lead over the Adelaide 36ers in a 101-98 thriller.

United prepared for NBL 'war' in Adelaide

Melbourne United expect a hostile reception in Adelaide as they take a 2-1 NBL grand final series lead into game four against the 36ers.


Grand Final Game 1

Goulding, Ware lead United to NBL GF win

Melbourne United star Casper Ware has recovered from an injury scare to lead his team to a 1-0 championship series lead over the Adelaide 36ers.


Grand Final Preview

United, Sixers set for five-game classic

The NBL's top two sides from both a season-record perspective and an aesthetic standpoint, Melbourne United and Adelaide 36ers, square off in what may be one of the best series in league history.

NBL Rebound: Boone-Johnson pivotal match-up

The NBL Finals series is set and, boy, oh boy, it promises to be an absolute belter between Melbourne United and Adelaide 36ers.

NBL finals

36ers confident ahead of NBL grand final

Adelaide 36ers are cautiously confident going in to their grand final series against Melbourne United.

Adelaide snatch place in NBL grand final

The Adelaide 36ers have won through to the NBL grand final after snatching a last-minute win over the Perth Wildcats in game two of their semi-final.

36ers knock over the Wildcats

Adelaide 36ers have stormed into the NBL grand final with a come-from-behind victory over Perth Wildcats. (Video courtesy of NBL)




Melbourne edge Breakers in OT, advance to GF

Melbourne United, led by a Josh Boone double-double, have defeated the Breakers 88-86 in overtime to progress to the Australian NBL grand final.

Boone's 33 leads United into GF

Josh Boone came up with a clutch play late in overtime to send Melbourne United into the NBL grand final (video courtesy of NBL).


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