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2021 NZNBL Women’s team preview: Waikato Wizards

THE 2021 Sal’s New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) season is right around the corner with 33 games to be played across five action-packed weeks. As we look forward to the first tip-off, Draft Central will be previewing each of the six teams competing for championship glory, starting with the Waikato Wizards. The Wizards enter […]

NZNBL 18IN18 team review: Waikato Wizards

WITH the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) 18IN18 competition done and dusted, we take a look back at each of the six teams, how they performed and some of the top talents who stood out across the condensed season. We continue with the runners-up, Waikato Wizards who went from losing on opening night to […]

NZNBL 18IN18 team preview: Waikato Wizards

THE next team in focus is Waikato Wizards who are preparing for the upcoming New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) Sal’s NBL 18IN18 competition which will see a fast paced, action packed 18 days of basketball action. Community Basketball Manager for the Wizards, Anthony Corban shed some light on what preparation has been like and […]

Wizards dominate Swish to complete unbelievable opening round

WAIKATO Wizards are not only meeting every challenge thrown at them, but smashing them in convincing style. The overwhelming premiership favourites moved to three wins from three games following another huge victory, this time thumping the Capital Swish by 52 points, making it back-to-back 50-plus beltings in the competition. What made the win all the […]

Wizards trounce Gold Rush on way to another massive win

WAIKATO Wizards have completely dismantled Otago Gold Rush to run away with a thumping 55-point New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) win and go even better than their 33-point win over Auckland Dream 48 hours earlier. The Wizards won every quarter convincingly on their way to an eye-opening 91-36 trouncing that further sent a message […]

Wizards cast spell for nightmare start for Dream

WAIKATO Wizards have stamped their authority on the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) Women’s competition with a thumping 35-point win over Auckland Dream. In a spell through the bookend quarters, the Wizards piled on 61 points to 32, led by Charlisse Leger-Walker who put up match-highs in all five key statistics – points, rebounds, […]

2021 NZNBL Women’s Round 1 preview: Dream and Wizards’ triple treat over opening weekend

AUCKLAND Wildcats and Waikato Wizards have a busy opening weekend of action, tipping off the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) competition tonight, in the first of three games across the weekend. The Dream face reigning premiers Harbour Breeze on Saturday, and Canterbury Wildcats on Sunday, whilst the Wizards face Otago Gold Rush and Capital […]

Wizards dig deep to overcome Gold Rush in final term

AN impressive last quarter has helped Waikato Wizards overturn a final break deficit to defeat Otago Gold Rush and book their spot in the 2020 New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) 18IN18 Grand Final. The Wizards were coming from behind at quarter time, flipped the script on their opponents in the second term to go […]

Wizards storm home against Swish to claim semi-final spot and extinguish Auckland’s Dream

WAIKATO Wizards have booked a semi-final spot in this year’s New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) 18IN18 competition following a dominant finish to their final match against Capital Swish. The two sides were level at half-time, but the Wizards – who needed a win to guarantee themselves a semi-final spot – piled on 45 points […]

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