Despite a backlash in China against him and his team the Boston Celtics' Enes Kanter has again criticised China's record on human rights.
By Amy Tennery
Long-running saga over Australian guard's future at Philadelphia 76ers takes new twist with Simmons declaring himself not ready mentally to return.
Miami and Atlanta have enjoyed big wins to get their NBA seasons underway while Golden State won a tight contest against the LA Clippers.
The Ben Simmons-Philadelphia stoush is not showing any signs of abating with Sixers’ president of basketball operations Daryl Morey warning the dispute could become a long drawn-out affair.
Boston Celtics centre Enes Kanter' has spoken out criticising China's treatment of Tibet, prompting a backlash.
WA basketball fans are set to receive the ultimate start to the new season with a three day extravaganza to kick off both the NBL and WNBL seasons in the first week of December.
Australian rookie Josh Giddey's Oklahoma City Thunder fell short in their NBA season-opener against Joe Ingles' Utah Jazz.
Boomers coach Brian Goorjian has described Ben Simmons as a ‘very, very good human being’ as the NBA star's stand-off with the Philadelphia 76ers worsens by the day.
Australian guard Dante Exum is on the hunt for a new NBA club after being waived by the Houston Rockets over the weekend.
Patty Mills has continued his exceptional form from the Olympics into the opening night of the NBA, scoring 21 points in Brooklyn's defeat in Milwaukee.
After making his name finding talent in the NBA, Danny Mills has finished recruiting his first NBL roster for the Perth Wildcats and explains the secrets to success.
Australian star Ben Simmons will miss the Philadelphia 76ers' NBA season opener after being suspended for one game for ‘conduct detrimental to the team’.
The immediate playing future of a Boomers star has been confirmed, as a neck injury sustained at the Olympics continues to wreak havoc.
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Philadelphia coach Doc Rivers says he has no idea if Ben Simmons will suit up in the 76ers' opening game of the NBA season against New Orleans.
Boomers coach Brian Goorjian says he has tried to reach out to star centre Aron Baynes to check on his welfare, but he is yet to hear back.
Nathan Sobey wants success with the Bullets after helping the Boomers to an Olympic Games bronze medal.
With Kyrie Irving unavailable, Patty Mills could be set to play major minutes when the Brooklyn Nets begin their quest for NBA glory at the Milwaukee Bucks.
Matt Hodgson had contract offers throughout Europe and Australia, but Perth Wildcats took things to a different level when they interviewed him last week.
Star Australian guard Patty Mills has a good chance to snare a second NBA championship ring this season after joining the star-studded Brooklyn Nets.
Australia will have at least seven players in the NBA this season, but that number could rise if Dante Exum finds a new club.
The Chicago Sky have came from behind to beat the Sandy Brondello-coached Phoenix Mercury 80-74 to claim their first WNBA championship.
No decision has made yet on Ben Simmons' status for the NBA opener despite the Australian hitting the practice court with Philadelphia for the first time this pre-season.
Dante Exum is on the hunt for a new NBA team, just days before the season tip-off, after being waived by the Houston Rockets.
The Chicago Sky are just a win away from lifting their first WNBA title after comfortably beating the Phoenix Mercury 86-50 on Friday.
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