Ben Simmons scored 18 points to go with eight rebounds and five assists but the Philadelphia 76ers, playing without Joel Embiid, lost to Orlando.
South-East Melbourne Phoenix have recorded the best ever start from an NBL expansion side but know they have much to improve on as the season moves forward.
New Zealand Breakers chief executive Matt Walsh has copped a two-game suspension and a $5000 fine following a verbal altercation with NBL commissioner Jeremy Loeliger.
The Australian star showed no ill-effects on his return from the shoulder strain that sidelined him for two games as Philadelphia beat Cleveland 98-97.
Last year's NBA Finals MVP had a season-low 12 points, but the Clippers' bench strength sparked a victory over the reigning champions.
Boston have won their eighth consecutive game with a 116-106 victory over the visiting Dallas Mavericks.
Ben Simmons has watched his Philadelphia 76ers beat Charlotte from the sidelines, still bothered by a shoulder injury but feeling downright sunny about their chances after a rough road trip.
Melbourne United star Melo Trimble was the match-winner for his club on Sunday but he will happily sacrifice his offensive game to slow down John Roberson on Saturday night.
Melbourne United claimed a fourth win in eight days with victory over the Adelaide 36ers at Melbourne Arena, thanks to a game-changing effort by their star guard.
Louzada hit seven of his 11 long-range attempts on Sunday at Qudos Bank Arena, including three in a row in a stunning third-quarter burst.
The Australian Opals head to Malaysia this week needing at least two wins to lock in a berth at next year's Olympic qualifying tournament.
The Phoenix don't expect import Tai Wesley back anytime soon, but the play of injury replacement Jaye Crockett is impressing coach Simon Mitchell.
Patty Mills had 20 points for San Antonio Spurs but even the loss of Gordon Hayward due to injury could not prevent Boston Celtics from recording a comprehensive 135-115 NBA win.
NBA Draft prospect RJ Hampton says he won't let anyone in the NBL disrespect him but Phoenix coach Simon Mitchell says he needs to be better when facing physical play.
South East Melbourne Phoenix faced off with New Zealand Breakers at Melbourne Arena on Saturday night and scored a big win.
Boomer Joe Ingles had one point, five rebounds and three assists in his game while Matthew Dellavedova contributed seven points, one assist and three rebounds in 11 minutes for the Cavs.
Melbourne United are posting some big scores but they know their defence has to improve.
The NBL are interested in bringing potential No.1 pick James Wiseman to Australia as he fights to stay in US college basketball, but won't rush in.
The Sydney Kings showed signs of vulnerability before fighting back for a 10-point NBL win over the Bullets on Friday night.
Melbourne Boomers knew they were getting a good player when they signed import Sophie Cunningham but they didn't know they would be picking up scores of new fans.
Melbourne United coach Dean Vickerman calls Casey Prather one of the most confident players he has ever met and that confidence could be essential for his side.
Kyle Adnam was told many times he shouldn't set his sights on playing NBL, but on Saturday he will pass 100 games and isn't looking to stop any time soon.
Ben Simmons has been ruled out of the Philadelphia 76ers’ NBA clash with Denver Nuggets after new tests confirmed a shoulder sprain.
Southside and Canberra put their WNBL title credentials on the line in a clash at Dandenong, and it was the defending champions who claimed an impressive win.
A new star may have arrived in the NBL but Melbourne skipper Chris Goulding showed he can still turn a game as his club beat New Zealand on Thursday night.
Ben Simmons left the game against the Utah Jazz on Wednesday (AEDT) in the second quarter with what the team called right shoulder soreness and did not return.
New Zealand Breakers have described their new NBA import Glen Rice Jr as possibly the best player to ever play in the NBL but Melbourne United will reserve their judgement.
Atlanta Hawks forward John Collins will forfeit more than $US 600,000 in salary after positive test for growth hormone-releasing peptide.
Southside Flyers will look to extend their undefeated start to the season when they face a fired-up Canberra Capitals at Dandenong on Thursday night.
Gordon Hayward has scored 39 points, making all 16 of his two-point attempts, in Boston's 119-113 win over Cleveland, the Celtics' fifth in a row.
Powerhouse games from Phoenix Suns duo Aron Baynes and Devin Booker have inflicted the first loss of the NBA season on Ben Simmons' Philadelphia 76ers.
Sydney Kings coach Will Weaver admits he went too far in his criticism of the referees when he was ejected from the loss to Melbourne United on Monday night.
Melbourne United coach Dean Vickerman hopes to have import forward Casey Prather back in the line-up for Thursday night's clash with the New Zealand Breakers.
Melbourne United scored a clutch win over the Sydney Kings despite a stunning return from former import Casper Ware.
Despite an average shooting performance, LeBron James had his second straight triple-double to guide Los Angeles Lakers to a 103-96 win over San Antonion Spurs.
South East Melbourne Phoenix have shown good traits in their first six games but coach Simon Mitchell says the bone-headed plays, which marred their loss to Melbourne United, cannot be repeated.
Moments after Aron Baynes dropped a career-high four three-pointers for the Phoenix Suns against the Memphis Grizzlies, the big Australian found himself surrounded by reporters keen to find out his secret.
LaMelo Ball couldn't resurrect Illawarra in his first game running the show as the NBL battlers were hammered 83-69 by Brisbane.
Southside Flyers remain undefeated to start the WNBL season but they know they face a tall task in Melbourne Boomers at the State Basketball Centre on Monday.
The former United star returns to Melbourne Arena on Monday night for the first time since his shock move to the Sydney Kings.