NBA star and Brooklyn Nets cornerstone player LaMarcus Alridge on Thursday announced his retirement from career sport. According to the top player, he suffered from an irregular heart-rate during his last game with the Nets, and that this was one of the scariest moments he had ever experienced. Alridge issued ….
Former Tall Blacks centre Alex Pledger says he’ll fight his recently revealed cancer diagnoses with everything he’s got. Pledger has been diagnosed with colorectal cancer and confirmed via a media statement that he is currently in hospital to undergo radiation treatment. Pledger also shared a basic timeline of his diagnoses ….
New Zealand’s National Basketball League next year gets to celebrate its 40th season – and following the New Zealand men’s recent Showdown performance, says it fully expects a slam-dunk 2021. The Kiwi men’s NBL gets to look forward to a 10-team home-and-away competition scheduled to be played next year. Rivals ….
Chanel Pompallier is the latest addition to the Sky Sports Breakers professional Basketball team. She’s joining the ranks as an Assistant Coach and in so doing is becoming the first-ever female Coach in the Australia National Basketball League club’s history. She will soon start working alongside Dan Shamir, Director of ….
RJ Hampton, the guard for the New Zealand Breakers, is leaving to start preparations for the NBA draft which commences on the 25th of June 2020. His time with the club is over, and he won’t be seeing what remains of the season. Instead, He’ll be heading home to the ….
With scouts from the United States of America’s National Basketball Association present in the more than 8 000-strong audience at the Spark Arena in Auckland, RJ Hampton bested his fellow NBA prospect LaMelo Ball in their season’s first meeting. He went on to lead the New Zealand breakers to a ….
Mann Receives ACC Honourable Mention Florida State junior Terance Mann has said that all credit belongs to his mother, following having earned Honourable Mention honours as an esteemed member of the All-ACC Men’s Basketball team. The conference office made the announcement just ahead of the Annual ACC Tournament, which is ….
BBL Cup Finals in Birmingham Unlike, say, footie or soccer fans, Kiwi basketball enthusiasts don’t have a massive range of high-profile tournaments to bet on, so the 2017-18 BBL Cup Finals in Birmingham, England on January 28 offers a welcome change. The 2018 finalists in British women’s basketball are the ….
All Basketball – All Of The Time The 2017 FIBA EuroBasket will be the 40th instalment of the EuroBasket championships – the world’s premier Basketball championships. Organised by FIBA Europe, the EuroBasket will run from August 31st to September 17, 2017. 2017 will see the dawn of a new era ….