Simmons shows off healthy foot with explosive pre-game dunk

Ben Simmons is on the road to an NBA debut after foot surgery late last year, and his pre-game dunk suggests all is well.

Aussies taste success, defeat in NCAA

Oregon, with three Aussies on the roster, are hoping to pull off one of the great NCAA women's basketball upsets against all-conquering Connecticut.

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Ben Simmons' pre-game dunk

Philadelphia 76ers rookie Ben Simmons isn't expected to make his NBA debut this season but his hops are looking good.

Aust's Humphries stars but Kentucky lose

Sydney centre Isaac Humphries had 12 points and five rebounds in his best game of the year but his Kentucky team lost their NCAA basketball quarter-final.

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Wall lifts Wizards over Cavaliers in NBA

Cleveland's hold on top spot in the NBA's Eastern Conference is in jeopardy after a loss to Washington while Patty Mills played his role in another Spurs win.

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Clippers close gap on Jazz with home triumph

Los Angeles (AFP) - Jamal Crawford came off the bench to score a game-high 28 points and power the Los Angeles Clippers over Utah 108-95 Saturday to tighten their NBA playoff position fight.

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