Basketball

Rockets showed that there is more than just an ‘I’ in isolation

Rockets showed that there is more than just an ‘I’ in isolation

by , 18 May 2018

In Game 1 we saw a Houston Rockets team who put an unhealthy reliance on James Harden isolations.

Warriors vs Rockets: the real NBA Finals

Warriors vs Rockets: the real NBA Finals

by , 15 May 2018

From the moment Kevin Durant let the world know he was signing with the Golden State Warriors after the 2016 season, basketball fans everywhere knew that they were in for a long, sad ride.

A Golden dynasty coming to an end?

A Golden dynasty coming to an end?

by , 11 May 2018

The Golden State Warriors have been basketball magic over the past four seasons. They’ve had 320 wins (including postseason), two titles and three finals appearances, with a chance to win another title next month.

Boston Celtics vs Philadelphia 76ers: NBA Playoffs, Game 5 live scores, blog

Boston Celtics vs Philadelphia 76ers: NBA Playoffs, Game 5 live scores, blog

by , 10 May 2018

Match recap Wow, what a game. In perhaps the most entertaining game of playoffs, the 76ers just would not go away against the Boston Celtics.

Can the Australian Boomers contend in Tokyo 2020?

Can the Australian Boomers contend in Tokyo 2020?

by , 8 May 2018

The super stardom of Melbourne-native Ben Simmons has led to increasing expectations on the Boomers chances of winning a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

The Utah Jazz should be Australia’s team

The Utah Jazz should be Australia’s team

by , 8 May 2018

2018 will go down in history as a massive year for basketball in Australia.

The Toronto Raptors can’t be taken seriously anymore

The Toronto Raptors can’t be taken seriously anymore

by , 8 May 2018

This was supposed to be the year. The one where everything changed for the Raptors.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics: NBA Playoffs, Game 4 live scores, blog

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics: NBA Playoffs, Game 4 live scores, blog

by , 8 May 2018

Match result Due to the amount of chances 76ers had, the spark from starting lineup addition TJ McConnell, and overall play of Dario Saric, Philadelphia is still alive against the Boston Celtics.

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics: NBA Playoffs, Game 3 live scores, blog

Philadelphia 76ers vs Boston Celtics: NBA Playoffs, Game 3 live scores, blog

by , 6 May 2018

The Philadelphia 76ers showed plenty of promise on the road, but now it’s win or else as they return home for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semi-finals against the Boston Celtics. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 7am (AEST).

How far can the Utah Jazz go?

How far can the Utah Jazz go?

by , 5 May 2018

The Utah Jazz were never meant to make the playoffs. 43 games into the season and they were out of the playoff picture, with a record of 17-26.

Boston Celtics vs Philadelphia 76ers: NBA Playoffs, Game 2 live scores, blog

Boston Celtics vs Philadelphia 76ers: NBA Playoffs, Game 2 live scores, blog

by , 4 May 2018

After taking Game 1, the Boston Celtics will look to hold their home-court advantage against a Philadelphia 76ers side with plenty of work to do. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage of Game 2 from 10:30am (AEST).

Five keys for the 76ers against the Celtics

Five keys for the 76ers against the Celtics

by , 1 May 2018

After a physical first-round victory against the Miami Heat, Ben Simmons and his Philadelphia 76ers will take on the second-seeded Boston Celtics from 10am (AEST) on Tuesday.

What is next for the Oklahoma City Thunder?

What is next for the Oklahoma City Thunder?

by , 1 May 2018

The Oklahoma City Thunder entered the 2018 NBA season as a divisive squad. Many anointed the Thunder the NBA’s newest super team, projecting their star power would see them challenge the Warriors for the Western Conference spot in the NBA finals.

Eight questions that will shape the NBA playoffs second round

Eight questions that will shape the NBA playoffs second round

by , 1 May 2018

So we are here in the second round after an immense, gripping first round of the playoffs.

Don’t look now, but Australian men’s basketball’s perfect storm has arrived

Don’t look now, but Australian men’s basketball’s perfect storm has arrived

by , 27 Apr 2018

Andrew Bogut’s NBL homecoming, coupled with Ben Simmons’ ascension to NBA superstardom looms as the catalyst for men’s basketball to finally reclaim a seat at the big table of Australian sport.

The enigma of Russell Westbrook

The enigma of Russell Westbrook

by , 27 Apr 2018

If it was not already clear, Russell Westbrook made it apparent that he might be the most polarizing player in the NBA after his performance in Game 5 versus the Utah Jazz.

Andrew Bogut is the biggest ever signing for Australian hoops

Andrew Bogut is the biggest ever signing for Australian hoops

by , 25 Apr 2018

It’s official. One of Australia’s best ever basketball players and former number one NBA draft pick Andrew Bogut has been signed by the Sydney Kings.

NBA playoffs: Five head coaches who have underperformed

NBA playoffs: Five head coaches who have underperformed

by , 25 Apr 2018

After four games of each playoff series have been played, we have had the chance to evaluate every team in depth.

The Aussies stepping up in the NBA

The Aussies stepping up in the NBA

by , 25 Apr 2018

With the Sydney Kings’ recent signing of past NBA champion Andrew Bogut there are now only eight Aussies left in the NBA, and all but one are still playing on in the always exciting NBA playoff series.

Australia’s playoff performances prove we’re one of the NBA’s premier countries

Australia’s playoff performances prove we’re one of the NBA’s premier countries

by , 25 Apr 2018

If you have been following the NBA playoffs, you know Ben Simmons is terrorising the Miami Heat like he did to the rest of the league in the regular season.


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