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2 November 2017 4:31 PM Breakers hold off storming 36ers in NBL

The New Zealand Breakers have extended their NBL winning run to five matches with a 92-88 win over the Adelaide 36ers in Auckland. Coming off away wins over Melbourne and Brisbane, the second-placed Breakers had to survive a stubborn last-quarter fightback on Thursday from third-ranked Adelaide at North Shore Events Centre. Down by 14 points in the third 1051

2 November 2017 1:17 PM Hot Melbourne Utd back on NBL winners list

Melbourne United have reignited their NBL season with a crushing 87-65 home win over Cairns. Looking to bounce back from three-consecutive losses, United's talented backcourt of Casper Ware and Chris Goulding combined on Thursday night for 11 three-pointers and a total of 56 points. Promise to show more assertiveness in attack, Ware led all scorers with 26 points 899

19 October 2017 5:04 PM Gaze blasts Kings after NZ capitulation

Sydney Kings coach Andrew Gaze has labelled his NBL side's performance on the boards in Thursday's 90-73 thumping against the New Zealand Breakers as "putrid" and the worst of his coaching career. The Breakers won an extraordinary 49 rebounds to the Kings' 29 in Auckland as Gaze's troops were dominated in three of four quarters. All the damage was done in the second 122

19 October 2017 9:41 AM NBL: New Zealand Breakers beat Sydney Kings 90-73

Six days after New Zealand broke Sydney’s hearts with a buzzer beater, the Kings failed to learn their lessons in a forgettable 17-point loss to the Breakers in Auckland. The Kings’ lacklustre defence opened the door for the Breakers to pile on the points, including a whopping 31 in the second quarter. This paved the way for New Zealand to dominate Sydney 135

6 October 2017 11:06 AM Cairns Taipans continue NBL home streak

Cairns veteran Alex Loughton has led his team to a record-breaking 17th consecutive opening home-match winning streak over the Illawarra Hawks with a nail-biting 88-87 win. The 34-year-old forward, who has flagged that this season might be his last, came from nowhere in the fourth quarter to finish with 19 points, including the game-winning final second 97

25 September 2017 6:52 PM Former Breaker signs with Nets

Mitchell made headlines in January when he suffered a gruesome injury after getting poked in the left eye during an NBL game for the Breakers against the Cairns Taipans last month, leaving his eye-ball outside of the socket. The 25-year-old flew back to the United States shortly after sustaining the injury, missing the Breakers' final two games of the regular 83

29 June 2017 1:16 AM Webster says he walked away from fight

Kiwi basketball star Corey Webster says his girlfriend pulled him away from an Auckland bar fight after a man taunted his group by calling them "fa##ots". Former New Zealand Breakers star Corey Webster says he helped his stricken girlfriend rather than taking part in an Auckland bar fight that erupted when a man taunted his group by calling them "fa##ots". The 28-year-old 47

20 March 2017 7:57 PM Breakers won't re-sign Webster

Webster will not be offered a new deal at the Auckland-based franchise, calling to a close a Breakers career which saw the shooting guard win three ANBL titles since signing as a development player in 2008. Breakers general manager Dillon Boucher confirmed that the club and Webster have mutually decided to decline the third year option on his contract 55

10 February 2017 8:36 AM Victorious Breakers sweat on NBL results

Last year's NBL runners-up downed Melbourne United 88-70 on Friday night in Auckland to stay in the hunt for a 2016-17 finals place. Sitting seventh as round 28 began, the Breakers needed a win, as well as other results to go their way, to make their sixth playoff series in seven years. And the Auckland-based side did all they could, outgunning a wasteful 44

10 February 2017 8:36 AM Melbourne United miss the mark against NZ Breakers, finals hopes in jeopardy

Melbourne United's shooting left them when they needed it most in a loss to the New Zealand Breakers on Friday night. The team's dismal record in Auckland continued as a horror offensive display cost them the chance to knock the four-time NBL champions out of the finals and keep open the possibility of finishing in second place. Instead the Breakers 41 1