It's a timely boost for the Canberra duo as they look to help the Capitals snap a losing streak.
When Melbourne Boomers have been at their best this season, Liz Cambage and Jenna O'Hea have been at the forefront and they will be needed once again against Canberra on Saturday night.
Canberra went into the final quarter with scores tied but only managed seven more points.
Philadelphia 76ers rookie sensation Ben Simmons, the clear frontrunner for Rookie of the Year, has been a driving force of the team's success this season.
The Sydney Kings have survived a third-quarter meltdown and the loss of Todd Blanchfield to defeat the Cairns Taipans 81-72 at Qudos Bank Arena.
Ben Simmons has posted an NBA career-high 31 points and 18 rebounds to lead his Philadelphia 76ers to a 118-113 win over the Washington Wizards.
Thinking less and doing more proved the perfect tonic for the Dandenong Rangers as they gave their finals hopes a boost on Wednesday night.
At age 32, LeBron James is still enjoying firsts in his NBA career. OK, maybe not exactly enjoying, but firsts nonetheless.
The Capitals have lost 10 games in a row and only once before have they slumped to 11.
Melbourne United coach Dean Vickerman knew his team had reached a plateau of sorts following their thrashing at the hands of Perth Wildcats last game.
Ben Simmons' dream NBA match-up against LeBron James turned into a nightmare after the young star limped off the court during Cleveland's 113-91 thrashing of the Philadelphia 76ers.?
It will be the master against apprentice when LeBron James and Ben Simmons go head-to-head in their first NBA clash.
The hot shooters won the day while hot tempers paid dearly as the WNBL Cluster Round finished with a bang on Sunday.
Dandenong Rangers captain Steph Blicavs has urged her side to find the motivation to turn around their losing run after dropping their second game for the weekend.
The Capitals shot out of the blocks but were overrun in a heartbreaking defeat.
Ben Simmons has made a historic start to his NBA career and he has plenty more achievements to come.
Mitch Creek's power dunk said all that was needed to say about Australia's dominant win over Chinese Taipei in Taipei on Friday night.
Thanksgiving with the Hooper family usually means eating "until you explode".
Dandenong Rangers must fix their offence and regain their shooting touch heading into their clash with Adelaide Lightning at the State Basketball Centre on Saturday.
Australian Boomers guard Damian Martin admits he almost missed the team's trip to Taipei after dislocating his finger against Melbourne United last Sunday.
Ben Simmons has scored 16 points and narrowly missed a triple-double as Philadelphia registered their fourth win in five NBA matches with victory over Portland.
The WNBL and the Australian Basketballers' Association have struck the first ever minimum conditions agreement which guarantees pay and conditions across the competition.
Basketball great Lauren Jackson says Liz Cambage's attack on Canberra import Mistie Bass was borne out of frustration from dirty tactics used by opponents to stop the WNBL's best player.
Ben Simmons has continued his impressive debut NBA season, leading the Philadelphia 76ers to a comfortable 107-86 win over the Utah Jazz.
Liz Cambage has accepted a one-game suspension after kneeing Caps import Mistie Bass last round.
The Bullets pushed the Breakers for most of the match but were pipped in the final spell.
The Perth Wildcats stunned Melbourne United on their home floor with a comprehensive 91-59 victory on Sunday.
Dandenong Rangers put aside a week of disappointment to claim a crucial win over Bendigo Spirit in Traralgon on Sunday.
Melbourne United face two weeks of scrutiny and self reflection after a record home loss to Perth Wildcats at Hisense Arena on Sunday.
NBL owner Larry Kestelman believes Victoria could support three NBL sides and he plans to have at least one more in the league within two years.
Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers scored 47 first-quarter points against the Golden State Warriors but ultimately the defending NBA champions wore them down to win 124-116.
Star imports Casey Prather, Jean Pierre Tokoto take flight in Melbourne United, Perth Wildcats clash
Who can make the best dunk, who can help his team win and who is the best small forward in the NBL? The battle between Melbourne star Casey Prather and Perth gun Jean-Pierre Tokoto could answer all these questions on Sunday.
The Adelaide 36ers overcame a tardy start and wrecked Jerome Randle's eagerly anticipated homecoming with a comprehensive 108-93 victory over the Sydney Kings.
Liz Cambage scored 32 points in 26 minutes but her teammates all lifted as well in a thumping Boomers win.
The Canberra Capitals have slumped to a ninth straight WNBL loss.
NBL owner Larry Kestelman wants the league to take more games to regional Victoria, Tasmania and other major centres.
Canberra will face the youngest and shortest player in WNBL history - but it's for a good cause.
It's the mantra made famous by Philadelphia and it's what the Canberra Capitals are living by.
NBL owner Larry Kestelman believes Ben Simmons could become Australia's "Michael Jordan" and lift basketball to new heights.
Ben Simmons has achieved another coveted double-double and hit clutch free throws to guide the Philadelphia 76ers to a win over the Los Angeles Clippers.