Abby Bishop's sparkling WNBL form is set to lift the Canberra Capitals into the play-offs, but coach Carrie Graf says it's unfair to compare the skipper to Australia's greatest female basketballer, Lauren Jackson, despite career-best statistics.
Sydney Kings super star import Josh Childress will be unable to play basketball for up to six months.
Whether it's the effect of a salary cap system or just the random nature of professional sport, at the halfway point of the NBA season there are 13 teams who could conceivably be champions at season's end.
A WNBL Most Valuable Player gong appears a mere formality for Canberra Capitals skipper Abby Bishop after she continued a dominant season with a fourth player of the week award.
Sydney Kings boss Rod Harys says the purple-and-gold's future home in Sydney Olympic Park is not quite fit for royalty.
The Sydney Kings play-offs hopes have been dealt a near fatal blow after they were walloped by the Adelaide 36ers on Sunday.
The Perth Heat are facing a hectic travel schedule to defend their Australian Baseball League title after clinching second spot on Friday night.
Canberra Capitals skipper Abby Bishop scored 61 points in two games as her team sent a message to its WNBL finals rivals.