Melbourne NBL sides show winning form at NBL Blitz in Hobart

Melbourne United and South East Melbourne Phoenix claimed wins to close out their NBL Blitz campaigns in Hobart on Sunday. League debutantes the Phoenix won both their Blitz games including a 102-95 win over New Zealand Breakers on Sunday, while Melbourne United ended the event with a 110-91 victory over Illawarra. Blitzing it: John Roberson of the Phoenix drives to […]

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Duke lands another 5-star 2020 prospect

Duke’s 2020 recruiting class is shaping up to be a good one.  DJ Steward announced Wednesday on Twitter he was committing to the Blue Devils. The 6-3 guard from Chicago is the 26th ranked player in the 2020 class, according to 247Sports.  Steward also had offers from Texas, Arizona, North Carolina and Louisville, among others. He said a big factor in […]

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Big boost as Boomers chase Cup first

Australia may have lost their semi-final against Spain at the FIBA Basketball World Cup but the Boomers are still hoping for history. An international medal would be the first for Australia and the Boomers had the boost of Andrew Bogut skipping suspension after his eruption after the semi-final. Stream the Bronze Medal game between Australia and France RIGHT NOW on […]

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Basketball: France knock holders USA out of World Cup last eight

BEIJING (Reuters) – France caused the biggest upset of the basketball World Cup in China after beating holders the United States 89-79 to reach the semi-finals of the 32-nation tournament on Wednesday. France will meet Argentina on Friday for a berth in Sunday’s final while 2006 champions Spain take on the winners of the Australia v Czech Republic quarter-final, who […]

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Coach unloads explosive F-bomb tirade

A fuming Lithuania coach has let rip at basketball’s governing body following a contentious call in their 78-75 loss to France on Saturday. The call came in the final minute of the contest with Lithuania big man Jonas Valanciunas shooting free throws and a chance to tie things up at 76-76. His attempt rolled around the rim when France big […]

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