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Oklahoma City Thunder centre Steven Adams attempts to defend New Orleans Pelicans forward DeMarcus Cousins. Photo / AP

Watch your language Steve

Colourful Kiwi NBA star Steven Adams seemed to use some colourful language during his latest game for the Oklahoma City…

Casey Prather of the Wildcats passes the ball during game one of the NBL Grand Final series. Photo / Getty Images

Wildcats draw first blood

Illawarra Hawks coach Rob Beveridge labelled his team as soft after watching them get crushed on the rebound count in their…

New Zealand Junior Tall Blacks coach Daryl Cartwright talks to media. Photo / Photosport

Cartwright looks to Cairo

The Junior Tall Blacks basketball team made history last December by outshooting Australia to become the first Junior Tall…

Earvin Magic Johnson speaks before the NBA All-Star Game 2016. Photo / Getty Images

Lakers turn to Magic for help

The Los Angeles Lakers have fired general manager Mitch Kupchak and put Magic Johnson in charge of basketball operations…

Mark Worthington of the Taipans and Matt Knight of the Wildcats contest for a loose ball. Photo / Getty Images

Perth advance to Grand Final

The Perth Wildcats are in another NBL finals series, their 13th, after they swept the Cairns Taipans 2-0 in their semi-final…

Kirk Penney competes against Cameron Gliddon of the Taipans. Photo / Getty Images

Penney claims Breakers MVP

The Breakers' 2016-17 Australian NBL campaign was more than a little bittersweet but club MVP Kirk Penney intends to focus…