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Basketball: Cavaliers stun Warriors to clinch NBA title

Basketball: Cavaliers stun Warriors to clinch NBA title

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors 93-89 in Game Seven to win their first NBA championship and complete a remarkable comeback unlike any seen before.

Basketball: Focus on grass-roots rather than NBL team

Basketball: Focus on grass-roots rather than NBL team

The National Basketball League tournament wound up during the weekend with the Wellington Saints winning their ninth title. The Otago Nuggets, meanwhile, have been sidelined for two years and fans may have to wait a bit longer for the promised return, basketball writer Adrian Seconi reports. 

Basketball: Briggs relishes input from his NBA heroes

Basketball: Briggs relishes input from his NBA heroes

Gavin Briggs has always been the bloke in the background.

Basketball: Webster cleared to play qualifying tournament

Basketball: Webster cleared to play qualifying tournament

Tall Blacks shooting guard Corey Webster has been cleared to play at the Olympic Qualifying tournament in Manila next week.

Basketball: Legendary coach Pat Summitt dies

Basketball: Legendary coach Pat Summitt dies

Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in US Division I college basketball history, has died aged 64, the University of Tennessee said.

Basketball: US picks strong team for Rio

Basketball: US picks strong team for Rio

The USA confirmed their 12-player men's basketball roster for the Rio Olympics today, picking a star-laden team despite the absence of many first-choice players.

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