Fox draws strength from past setbacks

Fiji Basketball’s USA-based power forward Joshua Fox finds motivation in the disappointment of their third-place finish in the 2019 Pacific Games.

November 10, 2023 4:37 pm


Embattled Pistons face tall task at Bucks

The Detroit Pistons are banged up and saddled with a five-game losing streak. The last thing they need is a matchup against a Central Division opponent that has dominated them in recent seasons.

November 8, 2023 12:07 pm


Nuggets take care of Bulls despite injury to Jamal Murray

Nikola Jokic had 28 points, 16 rebounds and nine assists, Michael Porter Jr. scored a season-high 27 points, and the host Denver Nuggets beat the Chicago Bulls 123-101 on Saturday night.

November 5, 2023 4:34 pm


76ers top Suns, take win streak to four games

Joel Embiid supplied 26 points and 11 rebounds as the host Philadelphia 76ers beat the short-handed Phoenix Suns 112-100.

November 5, 2023 12:11 pm


76ers down Raptors in Nick Nurse’s return to Toronto

Tyrese Maxey scored 15 of his 34 points in the second quarter and the visiting Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Toronto Raptors 114-107.

October 29, 2023 3:54 pm


Damian Lillard pours in 39 to win Bucks debut vs. 76ers

Damian Lillard collected 39 points and eight rebounds to lift the host Milwaukee Bucks to a 118-117 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Thursday in the season opener for both teams.

October 27, 2023 3:17 pm


Nikola Jokic, Nuggets begin title defense by downing Lakers

Nikola Jokic had 29 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists, Jamal Murray scored 21 points and the host Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 119-107 to begin defense of their title on Tuesday night.

October 25, 2023 3:19 pm


Kiwi NBA star Steven Adams needs season-ending knee surgery

Memphis Grizzlies center Steven Adams will have season-ending knee surgery. He’s been dealing with a knee problem since late January, and nonsurgical treatments didn’t work.

October 23, 2023 4:33 pm


Nuggets eye repeat, new-look Celtics and Bucks favored

The Denver Nuggets head into the 2023-24 NBA season as defending champions but not necessarily the title favorites after the Boston Celtics, Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns all upgraded their rosters via blockbuster offseason acquisitions.

October 20, 2023 6:02 am


Hardships drive Letava to greatness

In a heart-warming and inspiring narrative, Letava Kenny, affectionately known as ‘Whippy’ in Fiji, has triumphed over formidable obstacles as an athlete-mother on her journey towards basketball greatness.

October 19, 2023 12:45 pm


South Korea beat North Korea in Asian Games basketball

Having played in a unified team at the Asian Games in Jakarta five years ago, North and South Korea’s women basketballers battled each other in Hangzhou on Friday in a full-blooded contest that the South won 81-62.

September 30, 2023 2:19 pm


Butler and Chizik hope to leave a mark with Basketball Fiji

Two Australian basketball coaches are hoping there is long-lasting improvement of the game in Fiji.

September 24, 2023 11:29 am

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