Basketball

The Cavaliers’ problems start with LeBron James

The Cavaliers’ problems start with LeBron James

by , 22 Aug 2017

The Cleveland Cavaliers face 2018 with their heads down, with Kyrie Irving possibly one step out the door and reports that Lebron James may be leaving Ohio for the second time in his career.

Iran vs Australian Boomers: FIBA Asia Cup final live scores, blog

Iran vs Australian Boomers: FIBA Asia Cup final live scores, blog

by , 21 Aug 2017

The Australian Boomers will look to take out the FIBA Asia Cup in their first attempt when they play the defensively solid Iran. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage of the final from 4am (AEST).

Australia beat New Zealand! (In basketball)

Australia beat New Zealand! (In basketball)

by , 20 Aug 2017

The Australian Boomers have served some revenge to New Zealand after the Bledisloe Cup disaster, defeating them by 27 points in the semi-final of the FIBA Asia Cup.

Australian Boomers vs New Zealand Tall Blacks: FIBA Asia Cup semi-final live scores, blog

Australian Boomers vs New Zealand Tall Blacks: FIBA Asia Cup semi-final live scores, blog

by , 20 Aug 2017

It’ll be a trans-Tasman battle in the semi-finals of the FIBA Asia Cup as the Australian Boomers face the New Zealand Tall Blacks. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 1:30am (AEST).

Centre stage: Who will be the NBA’s last great big man?

Centre stage: Who will be the NBA’s last great big man?

by , 18 Aug 2017

The NBA has always been a land of giants, but in today’s NBA, the big man is becoming less and less relevant. Indeed, the centre as we once knew it is all but extinct.

The Chicago Bulls story: the NBA’s most recent fall from grace

The Chicago Bulls story: the NBA’s most recent fall from grace

by , 18 Aug 2017

If you told a Bulls fan in 2011 that, by 2017, Derrick Rose would be on the Cavs – not having made another All-NBA team – a young and upcoming Jimmy Butler would be traded to the Wolves and they’d be discussing a buy-out with Dwyane Wade, they would laugh.

Australian Boomers vs China: FIBA Asia Cup quarter-final live scores, blog

Australian Boomers vs China: FIBA Asia Cup quarter-final live scores, blog

by , 18 Aug 2017

The Australian Boomers will be out to continue their domination at the FIBA Asia Cup, when they take on China in the quarter-finals. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 1:30pm (AEST).

Boomers bounce into Asia Cup semi-finals

Boomers bounce into Asia Cup semi-finals

by , 18 Aug 2017

The Boomers have continued their unblemished Asia Cup campaign with a dominant 97-71 quarter-final win over China.

Carmelo Anthony trade talks start again

Carmelo Anthony trade talks start again

by , 13 Aug 2017

There has been no shortage of rumours and speculation as to where 10-time NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony will play next season, and now the trade rumours have ramped up again.

Could Patty Mills make it as a starter?

Could Patty Mills make it as a starter?

by , 12 Aug 2017

Patty Mills has become one of Australia’s richest Athletes, signing a $50 million contract with the San Antonio Spurs over four years and committing to his role as a dynamic scorer off the bench.

Australia should host the 2023 Basketball World Cup

Australia should host the 2023 Basketball World Cup

by , 9 Aug 2017

Basketball is this country’s sleeping giant, and it will remain that way unless Basketball Australia submits a bid to host the 2023 World Cup before the entries close at the end of August.

I’m ready to play NBA, says Ben Simmons

I’m ready to play NBA, says Ben Simmons

by , 9 Aug 2017

Ben Simmons has declared he’s a better player than before breaking his foot and is ready for the upcoming NBA season.

Cautious or rightfully ambitious? A look at the Wizards offseason

Cautious or rightfully ambitious? A look at the Wizards offseason

by , 6 Aug 2017

So-so. Uneventful. Uncompetitive. These are the words being used to describe the Washington Wizards offseason to-date. And for the most part, they are accurate.

Curry golf debut a slam dunk

Curry golf debut a slam dunk

by , 6 Aug 2017

Two time NBA MVP Stephen Curry incredibly made his professional golf debut this week at the Ellie Mae Classic in Curry’s home state of, California.

Kyrie Irving: A player who will suffer without LeBron James

Kyrie Irving: A player who will suffer without LeBron James

by , 2 Aug 2017

Let’s make something clear: I am not here to say that Kyrie Irving is not a good point guard. He is a top-ten point guard in the league easily, and any other year where there wasn’t brilliant play by nearly every guard, he’d be an All-NBA player.

NBL teams to take on NBA teams in the US

NBL teams to take on NBA teams in the US

by , 1 Aug 2017

NBL players could be pitted against basketball superstars Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Rudy Gobert during a trio of NBA pre-season matches in the United States.

Andrew Bogut, Australia’s greatest ever basketball player

Andrew Bogut, Australia’s greatest ever basketball player

by , 1 Aug 2017

As NBA free agency draws to a close and Andrew Bogut remains a free agent, his decorated career in basketball may be drawing to an end.

Selfish and sympathetic: Defending Kyrie Irving’s trade demand

Selfish and sympathetic: Defending Kyrie Irving’s trade demand

by , 26 Jul 2017

Kyrie Irving is an artist. Let him paint. If his artwork is 30 points per game on a 40-win team, so be it.

Derrick Rose headed to Cleveland on one-year deal

Derrick Rose headed to Cleveland on one-year deal

by , 25 Jul 2017

Free agent Derrick Rose and the Cleveland Cavaliers have reached an agreement on a one-year NBA contract.

Kyrie Irving to become the next great New York Knick

Kyrie Irving to become the next great New York Knick

by , 24 Jul 2017

As news broke of Kyrie Irving’s desire to leave Cleveland and become the focal point of a side, it sent 29 teams into a spin on how they could possibly acquire the All Star guard.


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