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NBL 2017-18 season preview: Illawarra Hawks

NBL 2017-18 season preview: Illawarra Hawks

by , 20 Sep 2017

The Illawarra Hawks stunned the NBL last season, making it all the way to the grand final, where they collapsed in a heap against the all-conquering Perth Wildcats. But will they have the same fortunes in 2017-18?

Andrew Bogut set for shock move to LA Lakers

Andrew Bogut set for shock move to LA Lakers

by , 19 Sep 2017

Australian NBA veteran Andrew Bogut has agreed to a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers, his agent says.

Isaac Humphries, Australia’s next diamond in the rough

Isaac Humphries, Australia’s next diamond in the rough

by , 19 Sep 2017

As the 2017 NBA draft drew to a close back in June this year, it was a time to celebrate for most Boomers fans.

NBL 2017-18 season preview: New Zealand Breakers

NBL 2017-18 season preview: New Zealand Breakers

by , 18 Sep 2017

The NBL season is just around the corner, and it’s time to take an in-depth look at each team and their chances in The Roar‘s preview series.

The Warriors improved during the offseason because of course they did

The Warriors improved during the offseason because of course they did

by , 11 Sep 2017

The Golden State Warriors conquered the NBA world in June when they won their second championship in three seasons.

Meet Jonah Bolden, the next Aussie NBA superstar

Meet Jonah Bolden, the next Aussie NBA superstar

by , 5 Sep 2017

While the Australian sporting community jump on the Ben Simmons bandwagon, hoping and praying that the number one draft pick can successfully return from injury, not much has been said about his teammate and fellow Aussie Jonah Bolden.

The Cavs future is a lot brighter now

The Cavs future is a lot brighter now

by , 1 Sep 2017

The Cleveland Cavaliers have managed to pull off the trade of the summer, in a coup which is set to lay the foundation for years to come.

Hold the phone: Thomas not a Cavalier yet

Hold the phone: Thomas not a Cavalier yet

by , 29 Aug 2017

Isaiah Thomas’ hip injury has proven to be more worrisome than originally thought, putting the biggest deal of the offseason at risk of falling through.

The Irving-Thomas trade can go a thousand different directions

The Irving-Thomas trade can go a thousand different directions

by , 24 Aug 2017

Two beloved superstars from the best two teams in the Eastern Conference change hands in the trade that nobody thought would happen, right up until it did.

Kyrie Irving’s trade a rare win-win

Kyrie Irving’s trade a rare win-win

by , 23 Aug 2017

Almost a month to the day after requesting to be traded, Kyrie Irving is on the move.

Boston Celtics make the worst trade of the summer

Boston Celtics make the worst trade of the summer

by , 23 Aug 2017

As one of the busiest offseasons in recent memory draws to a close, the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers engaged in possibly the most important trade of the whole summer.

Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas in blockbuster trade

Kyrie Irving, Isaiah Thomas in blockbuster trade

by , 23 Aug 2017

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics have agreed on the trade of the NBA off-season, with Kyrie Irving to land in Boston ahead of the 2017-18 season in a swap with Isaiah Thomas.

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 Popular article!

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.


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