The Wollongong Hawks shouldn't under-estimate just how much the Sydney Kings want redemption on home turf on Saturday.
Blind denial or unshakeable belief? Whatever the foundation, the Breakers remain adamant they can salvage their season despite making their worst start to an NBL campaign in eight years.
NEWCASTLE Hunters coach Trevor Gallacher has included two new giants and some familiar old faces for the 2014 Waratah Basketball League season.
Kobe Bryant's made his much-anticipated season debut, finishing with nine points in his first game in eight months after undergoing surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon.
Sydney Kings captain Ben Madgen might have lit the fuse for a fiery rematch with the Wollongong Hawks at the Sydney Entertainment Centre on Saturday.
Tigers had everything to lose in clash with three-time NBL champion New Zealand Breakers
Canberra Capitals are hopeful a bonding session will give them the mental and physical lift to save their season.
The expectation is Sam Young will dominate every match he plays in the NBL. Despite an obvious advantage in athleticism and experience, that won't be the case.
Slow down Mika Vukona, beat the New Zealand Breakers.
Spirit centre Gabrielle Richards proved to be the difference in the match.