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  •   Home > News > Sports >  Subscribe to NZCity's Basketball articles  Basketball
    France end Team USA's 25-match Olympic basketball winning streak
     26 July 2021
    Lightning has struck twice for France. Two years ago they beat the US at basketball's world championships, now they've ended a 25-match Olympic win streak that dated back to the Athens Games in 2004.
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    A night to remember for swimmer Erika Fairweather at the Tokyo Olympics
    26 Jul: A night to remember for swimmer Erika Fairweather at the Tokyo Olympics... more
    Tokyo Olympics schedule: Swimming finals, women's road race and Boomers all in action
    25 Jul: Medals will be awarded in the pool with the first swimming finals, and on the road with the women's road race, plus the Boomers get their campaign off and running. Here are the Olympic events to watch out for from Tokyo on Sunday, July 25.... more
    3x3 basketball is making its debut at the Tokyo Olympics. Here's what you need to know
    24 Jul: It's a fast, athletic and aggressive brand of basketball dominated by the sorts of skills and plays you're likely to see at the neighbourhood park — and now it's at the Olympic Games.... more
    The Wellington Saints are National Basketball League champions after a nail-biting 77-75 victory over the Hawke's Bay Hawks in the final in Porirua
    24 Jul: The Wellington Saints are National Basketball League champions after a nail-biting 77-75 victory over the Hawke's Bay Hawks in the final in Porirua... more
    Tokyo Olympics to debut new sports, including skateboarding, surfing, sport climbing and karate
    22 Jul: Depending on how you count it, there are anywhere between four and eight "new" sports at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Here's what they are, how they'll be contested and when you can watch.... more
    In one of the greatest feats at Milwaukee since The Fonz swaggered into town on Happy Days, Giannis Antetokounmpo's 50-point performance has clinched the Bucks an NBA basketball championship for the first time in 50 years
    22 Jul: In one of the greatest feats at Milwaukee since The Fonz swaggered into town on Happy Days, Giannis Antetokounmpo's 50-point performance has clinched the Bucks an NBA basketball championship for the first time in 50 years... more
    Squash players Paul Coll and Joelle King have the chance to reach the world championships semifinals in Chicago today
    21 Jul: Squash players Paul Coll and Joelle King have the chance to reach the world championships semifinals in Chicago today... more
    Wellington Saints guard Dion Prewster has signed with Melbourne United for the Australian Basketball league season
    21 Jul: Wellington Saints guard Dion Prewster has signed with Melbourne United for the Australian Basketball league season... more
    The Milwaukee Bucks have rallied from 16 points down to win game five of the NBA finals against the Suns in Phoenix
    18 Jul: The Milwaukee Bucks have rallied from 16 points down to win game five of the NBA finals against the Suns in Phoenix... more

     Most Popular Recent Basketball News
     28 Jun: The Milwaukee Bucks have taken a 2-1 lead in the NBA eastern conference finals +++++
     11 Jul: There are two players on the New Zealand Breakers roster that guard Tai Webster's excited to share the court with +++++
     09 Jul: The Phoenix Suns head to Milwaukee for games three and four with a comfortable two games to nil lead under their belts in the NBA finals ++++
     02 Jul: The Milwaukee Bucks withstood the absence of star Giannis Antetokounmpo to beat the Atlanta Hawks 123-112 for a 3-2 lead in the NBA Eastern Conference finals ++++
     27 Jun: Tall Blacks forward Tom Vodanovich has signed a one-year extension with Australian basketball league side the Sydney Kings +++
     18 Jul: The Milwaukee Bucks have rallied from 16 points down to win game five of the NBA finals against the Suns in Phoenix +++
     22 Jul: In one of the greatest feats at Milwaukee since The Fonz swaggered into town on Happy Days, Giannis Antetokounmpo's 50-point performance has clinched the Bucks an NBA basketball championship for the first time in 50 years +++

     Basketball NewsLinks
      26 Jul: U.s. men fall to france in first olympics loss in 17 years (RadioNZ)
      26 Jul: France end usa's 25-game basketball winning streak (BBCWorld)
      26 Jul: Watch u.s. miss shot after shot in first olympic basketball defeat since 2004 ()
      25 Jul: What is 3x3 basketball? (BBCWorld)
      23 Jul: Emily ratajkowski sponsors bantry basketball club in county cork (BBCWorld)
      22 Jul: Tokyo olympics: is the usa 'dream team' era coming to an end? (BBCWorld)
      22 Jul: Wellington saints' standout dion prewster rediscovers his love for basketball (Stuff.co.nz)
      22 Jul: Sue bird and eddy alvarez chosen as flag bearers for olympics opening ceremony ()
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