Andrew Bogut says the NBL's NextGen camp helps it compete seriously for elite young sporting talent with the likes of the AFL and the NRL.
LeBron James scored 44 points in game four of the NBA eastern conference finals to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 111-102 win over the Boston Celtics.
Cavaliers' bigs Tristan Thompson and Kevin Love all but snuffed out the Celtics' Al Horford in game three, with Aron Baynes now tipped for more court time.
Stephen Curry got his groove back to score 35 points as the Golden State Warriors crushed the Houston Rockets 126-85 in the NBA playoffs.
Golden State Warriors have crushed the Houston Rockets by 41 points to take a 2-1 series lead in the NBA's western conference finals.
Boston were left embarrassed by a heavy NBA play-off loss to Cleveland and are likely to recall Aron Baynes to their starting team to beef up their inside game.
Cleveland Cavaliers have struck back against Aron Baynes' Boston Celtics with a comprehensive 116-86 victory in game three of the NBA eastern conference finals series.
Cleveland have won game three of their play-offs series with Boston to reignite their hopes of progressing to another NBA Finals.
Australian centre Aron Baynes is tipped to return to the Boston Celtics' starting line-up to combat Cavaliers' big man Tristan Thompson in the NBA playoffs.
San Antonio's Gregg Popovich and Detroit's Stan Van Gundy are regarded as two of the NBA's best coaches, but they both ignored Aron Baynes' shooting potential.
Ben Simmons has been shortlisted for NBA rookie of the year after a stellar season leading Philadelphia on a 16-game winning streak and the NBA Playoffs.
JR Smith will be available to play for Cleveland in game 3 of the NBA's Eastern Conference finals after escaping punishment for shoving Boston's Al Horford.