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Aussies in the NBA: 2017-18 season preview (Part 1)

Aussies in the NBA: 2017-18 season preview (Part 1)

by , 17 Oct 2017

The new NBA season is about to start up and here’s the chance to preview the eight Australian players which are on NBA rosters to start the 2017-18 season.

Perth Wildcats vs Illawarra Hawks: NBL live scores, blog

Perth Wildcats vs Illawarra Hawks: NBL live scores, blog

by , 13 Oct 2017

The Illawarra Hawks will be out to turn around a heartbreaking first-up loss, but it won’t get any easier in a grand final rematch with the Perth Wildcats away from home. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 9:30pm (AEDT).

Life as an NBL import remains strenuous

Life as an NBL import remains strenuous

by , 11 Oct 2017

As much as things change, life as imports in the NBL remains one with low job security, as highlighted by the fascinating tale of Adelaide 36ers’ Ronald Roberts.

Looking back at the week from heaven in the NBL

Looking back at the week from heaven in the NBL

by , 10 Oct 2017

A week into the NBL season and once again we are in for an unbelievably close and exciting season, but more importantly, Melbourne United showed just how far the league has come against the NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder.

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Melbourne United: NBLxNBA live scores, blog

Oklahoma City Thunder vs Melbourne United: NBLxNBA live scores, blog

by , 9 Oct 2017

After starting the NBL season with a win, championship favourites Melbourne United will face an even bigger challenge when they head to the USA for a match with Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 6am (AEDT).

Could the Clippers be better without Chris Paul?

Could the Clippers be better without Chris Paul?

by , 8 Oct 2017

Back in 2001 in his ESPN.com column, Bill Simmons introduced a concept he called the Ewing Theory.

Finding the elite of the NBA’s Western Conference

Finding the elite of the NBA’s Western Conference

by , 7 Oct 2017

The Western Conference, boasting the winner of three of the last four NBA Championships, markedly improved in the frenetic 2017 offseason, as the Eastern Conference’s elite players converged to the west, forecasting an ultimate battle for Western Conference supremacy.

Women’s sport weekly wrap: Claire Polosak makes cricket history

Women’s sport weekly wrap: Claire Polosak makes cricket history

by , 6 Oct 2017

Who said anything about an off season?

Why Ben Simmons can win rookie of the year

Why Ben Simmons can win rookie of the year

by , 6 Oct 2017 Video

After one of the wildest off-seasons in NBA history, filled with everything from trade rollercoasters to strange Twitter drama, anticipation for the start of the season is at an all-time high.

Adelaide 36ers vs Melbourne United: NBL live scores, blog

Adelaide 36ers vs Melbourne United: NBL live scores, blog

by , 5 Oct 2017

The NBL is back, and it all gets underway with the Adelaide 36ers looking to make up for lost time against premiership favourites Melbourne United at the Titanium Security Arena. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 7:30pm (AEDT).

NBL 2017-18 season live stream, tv guide, how to watch

NBL 2017-18 season live stream, tv guide, how to watch

by , 5 Oct 2017

The NBL continues to go from strength to strength, and the 2017-18 season is shaping up as the best one yet. It’s set to tip-off with the season opener between the Adelaide 36ers and Melbourne United on Thursday, October 5 at 7:30pm (AEDT).

NBL 2017-18 season preview: Melbourne United

NBL 2017-18 season preview: Melbourne United

by , 4 Oct 2017

After two years of disappointment with the best roster in the competition, can Melbourne United finally reverse their form line with a new coach, or will it be another season of heartbreak for the NBL’s glamour club?

NBL 2017-18 season preview: Perth Wildcats

NBL 2017-18 season preview: Perth Wildcats

by , 3 Oct 2017

The Perth Wildcats are the most consistent team in Australian sporting history having made the playoffs 31 straight times. They also happen to be the back-to-back reigning premiers and are a solid chance of making it a three-peat when the 2017-18 season tips off.

Wade addition to push the Cavs past the Celtics

Wade addition to push the Cavs past the Celtics

by , 3 Oct 2017

After reaching a buyout agreement with the Chicago Bulls after only one season, NBA veteran Dwayne Wade has signed a one year $2.3-million deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers, joining good friend and former Miami Heat teammate LeBron James.

Are the Clippers destined to sink in the loaded Western Conference?

Are the Clippers destined to sink in the loaded Western Conference?

by , 3 Oct 2017

The Los Angeles Clippers apprehensively watched Chris Paul take his talents to Houston in a trade which saw the all-star guard team up with James Harden and Mike D’Antoni.

Utah Jazz vs Sydney Kings: NBLxNBA live scores, blog

Utah Jazz vs Sydney Kings: NBLxNBA live scores, blog

by , 3 Oct 2017 Video

The day has finally arrived. The NBL have three games against NBA teams in an official capacity for the first time and it will be the Sydney Kings taking on the Utah Jazz in Salt Lake City to get it underway. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 12pm – midday (AEDT).

NBL 2017-18 season preview: Brisbane Bullets

NBL 2017-18 season preview: Brisbane Bullets

by , 30 Sep 2017

The Brisbane Bullets collapsed in their first season back in the NBL with injuries getting the better of them, but the situation is poised to be different in 2017-18.

NBL 2017-18 season preview and predictions

NBL 2017-18 season preview and predictions

by , 28 Sep 2017

Excitement is growing year on year surrounding the NBL and the anticipation heading into 2017-18 is as high as it’s been in perhaps 25 years with the league continuing to grow and all eight teams looking playoff contenders.

NBL 2017-18 season preview: Adelaide 36ers

NBL 2017-18 season preview: Adelaide 36ers

by , 28 Sep 2017

The Adelaide 36ers came up agonisingly short last season after surprising everyone to take the minor premiership and despite losing their biggest star, things are looking up for Joey Wright’s men as the new season begins.

Someone must sacrifice for Thunder to thrive

Someone must sacrifice for Thunder to thrive

by , 27 Sep 2017

Another day, another superstar traded, and the wildest NBA offseason in recent memory continues.


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