The New Zealand Breakers have parted ways with Corey Webster, ending his nine-year stint with the franchise.
The smiles on the faces of the Otago players said it all.
Zoe Richards has overcome significant setbacks on her way to a successful first season of college basketball.
Top-level basketball returns to Dunedin tomorrow.
There are set to be fewer pairs of jandals and more pairs of shoes on the basketball courts of the Solomon Islands.
The New Zealand Breakers have kept their flickering NBL finals hopes alive with a thrilling 88-87 win over the top-of-the-table Adelaide 36ers.
The Dunedin club basketball calendar could receive two notable additions this year.
The Otago Goldrush will play five home games this year.
A strong performance by Steven Adams has been outshone this afternoon, with the San Antonio Spurs claiming a 108-94 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Otago will get a taste of NBL-level basketball this year.
If the Breakers do indeed miss the Australian NBL playoffs - which now appears fait accompli - tonight's disaster in Sydney will explain why.
Basketball Otago is adding some spice to its development programme this weekend.
Breakers forward Akil Mitchell is in good spirits and has avoided serious damage after suffering a sickening eye injury during his side's loss to the Cairns Taipans last night.
Breakers forward Akil Mitchell appears to have avoided serious damage after suffering a sickening eye injury during his side's loss to the Cairns Taipans tonight.
It seems Steven Adams has well and truly recovered from the concussion that last week saw him stuck on the sidelines.
Olivia O'Neill has had a busy time juggling her two sports of late.
American import Kevin Dillard has shrugged off a slow start to lead the New Zealand Breakers to a crucial 95-86 defeat of the Illawarra Hawks in Wollongong.
Breakers coach Paul Henare is right - attempting to calculate the playoff permutations as the Australian NBL hits the home stretch would give anyone a headache.
With each successive defeat, Carmelo Anthony's stay in New York becomes more contentious as his future with the Knicks is put into question.
This month sports writer Adrian Seconi catches up with the big centre.