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Atlanta dump Boston out of NBA playoffs

Atlanta will play Cleveland in the second round of the NBA playoffs after a defeating Boston 104-92 in game six.

NBL's Bullets add three more players

Returning NBL side the Brisbane Bullets have signed Reuben Te Rangi, Mitch Young and Shaun Bruce.

Warriors wrap up NBA series over Rockets

Golden State appear headed for a Western Conference semi-final showdown with the Portland Trail Blazers.

Experienced USA stand in Opals' way in Rio

Australia's female basketballers will have to get past one of the most-experienced US teams if they're to win their first Olympic gold medal in Rio.
Luke Walton. (AAP)

Lakers get permission to approach Walton

Golden State have given LA permission to talk to Warriors assistant Luke Walton about the Lakers' coaching role.

Atlanta, Toronto take 3-2 NBA series leads

Atlanta and Toronto have won their NBA playoff matches, taking a 3-2 lead in their respective Eastern Conference first-round series.

Nowitzki plans for 19th NBA season

German basketball powerhouse Dirk Nowitzki says he plans to play on in the NBA and complete a 19th season for the Dallas Mavericks.

Clippers lose NBA stars for finals

Blake Griffin's NBA playoffs are over, while fellow LA Clipper Chris Paul's season is also likely finished, after both suffered injuries against Portland.

NBA Wizards hire Brooks as head coach

Washington Wizards have hired former NBA coach of the year Scott Brooks as their new head coach.
Raptors fan Drake took great delight in Indiana's demise. (AAP)

Raptors stun Pacers, Atlanta trounce Celtics

DeMar DeRozan returned to form as Toronto overturned a deficit to defeat Indiana and seize control of the playoff series.