Ben Simmons is back with Philadelphia but the Australian is not expected to feature in the 76ers pre-season match at Detroit.
Working from home has become a staple part of society during the COVID-19 pandemic, but coaching a professional sporting team from the other side of the world is taking things to a whole new level.
Perth Wildcats are set to make the key addition of a former Boomers centre as the final piece of their roster following today’s announcement of import Michael Frazier II.
It’s the news Perth Wildcats fans will be rejoicing over as Bryce Cotton reveals his leg is fully recovered and his body is back to its best after surgery.
Brittney Griner has starred for the Phoenix Mercury in their victory over the Chicago Sky in game two of the WNBA Finals.
A former Houston Rockets guard is about to become a Perth Wildcat as the team moves closer to finalising the roster for the upcoming season - while also unveiling their new game-day uniform.
“We have let them know as much as we can that we are taking the right steps as a board.”
Despite having stepped down from the men’s head coaching role at the end of the season, Worthington still wanted to be involved with the Slammers.
This much is known: Ben Simmons is back in Philadelphia. Yet there’s no clear sign yet whether the Australian All-Star guard is set to rescind his trade request and actually play for the 76ers again.
Australian NBA star Ben Simmons could yet return to Philadelphia 76ers, and if he does previously critical team-mate Joel Embiid says it 'need not 'be awkward'.
The Brooklyn Nets will not select or train with Kyrie Irving until he is vaccinated, as under local Covid restraints he cannot play home matches until he is.
The risk of NBL players contracting COVID-19 will increase this season as Australia returns to a more normal lifestyle, but the league is yet to make a policy on how to handle positive tests.
The NBL has announced a staggering figure of how many players have had their first Covid vaccination as a new season looms. Meanwhile, fan support for South-East Melbourne is rising to record levels.
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NBL commissioner Jeremy Loeliger says 99 per cent of players have had at least one COVID-19 vaccination dose.
The NBL has pushed its season-opening start date back two weeks to maximise crowd attendance, with newcomers the Tasmania JackJumpers hosting the first match.
The NBL have delayed the start of the season until December 3 and ensured the Perth Wildcats will avoid the nation’s major COVID hotspots until January 30.
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The visiting Chicago Sky have rolled to a 91-77 win over the Phoenix Mercury, coached by Australian Sandy Brondello, in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals.
One star’s vaccine status could bode well for Aussie basketballer Patty Mills, who is gearing up for his first season with the Brooklyn Nets.
Australian NBA superstar Ben Simmons appears to have become public enemy number one in Philadelphia through his refusal to play for the 76ers.
Liz Cambage‘s international career for Australia could be ended by a hearing into her pre-Olympics behaviour in Las Vegas.
The WNBL is set to reach more eyeballs this season, with the league penning a broadcast deal to air every game of the 2021/2022 season.
NBA star Kyrie Irving is refusing to take the vaccine, ruling him out of the Brooklyn Nets' preseason home game against the Milwaukee Bucks.
Eighteen ex-NBA players, including 2008 winner Anthony Allen, have been charged with defrauding the NBA's health and welfare benefit plan of about $US4 million.
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