Proving he can shoot goals in more than one sport, Real Madrid and Wales winger Gareth Bale has aced the NBA's half-court challenge after the gauntlet was thrown down on Twitter.
Jon Tuxworth Canberra coach Carrie Graf insists the WNBL can co-exist with football codes if it returns to a winter season.
Jon Tuxworth Basketball Australia is seeking to emulate netball and pay for free-to-air coverage as it looks to avoid a TV blackout for the Women's National Basketball League next season.
Paul Suttor The true test of whether young Australian guard Dante Exum is set for a lengthy career in the big time will be 12 months from now. This is technically his rookie season but he shouldn't be judged in comparison with this draft class.
Paul Suttor The only solution to the supposed epidemic of resting star players is to stretch the NBA season out a few weeks so there are fewer crowded stretches on the schedule.
Chris Dutton and Roy Ward Canberra Capitals skipper Abby Bishop ends stellar season with WNBL MVP prize.
David Sygall Australia's Utah Jazz duo Dante Exum and Joe Ingles believe the presence of an unprecedented seven Boomers in the NBA puts the national team in the box seat to finally get onto the podium at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have been forced to reinforce the edict that photography is not permitted in the players' changerooms following another embarrassing incident involving star forward LeBron James.