Basketball News

Saker opened court to Kiwis

Saker opened court to Kiwis

John Saker is a New Zealand basketball pioneer. He was one of the earliest players to delve into the American college scene, and became our first professional when he stumbled into a contract in France in the 1970s. He is also, almost certainly, our loveliest writer on the sport. Hayden Meikle talks to the Wellington writer and wine connoisseur.

Basketball: Breakers win ANBL title

Basketball: Breakers win ANBL title

The New Zealand Breakers today added the latest chapter to a glittering legacy in the building where it all began.

Basketball: Breakers climbing ANBL honour roll

Basketball: Breakers climbing ANBL honour roll

If the Breakers win a ninth straight playoff game today they can suddenly stake a claim as the second-most successful side in Australian NBL history.

Basketball: Breakers beat Cairns in first NBL final

Basketball: Breakers beat Cairns in first NBL final

Stellar efforts from imports Cedric Jackson and Ekene Ibekwe have put New Zealand Breakers halfway to clinching a fourth NBL title in five seasons following Friday night's 86-71 away win over minor premiers Cairns.

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