Liam Badkin

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2023/24 WNBL Team Wrap – Adelaide Lightning

IT was a season to remember in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) for the 2023/24 fixture, with an extremely tight season capped off with a marvellous finals series. For a large portion of the season, most of the teams in the competition were in the hunt for a top-four spot. In fact it came […]

United takes down Tassie to force game five

IN a fitting finally to a classic series, the 2023/24 National Basketball League (NBL) Championship Series is going to a fifth and deciding game after Melbourne United defeated the Tasmania JackJumpers by two points at MyState Bank Arena on Thursday night. Facing elimination at one of the most intimidating venues in the entire league, United […]

PREVIEW | NBL Championship Series – Game Four

WHILE it may not match the exhilarating heights of game three, the fourth matchup in the 2023/24 National Basketball League (NBL) Championship Series is shaping as an enormous clash. Sunday evening’s match at John Cain Arena delivered one of the most memorable finishes in NBL history, with the Tasmania JackJumpers defeated Melbourne United at the […]

PODCAST | Got Next Season 2 Episode 18

IT is all NBL on the Got Next Podcast this week, with the Championship Series delivering plenty of entertainment. Fresh off an exhilarating finish to game three at John Cain Arena on Sunday, the boys unpack arguably the biggest shot in league history and look forward to the upcoming fourth clash at MyState Bank Arena […]

2023/24 WNBL Team Wrap – UC Capitals

IT was a season to remember in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) for the 2023/24 fixture, with an extremely tight season capped off with a marvellous finals series. For a large portion of the season, most of the teams in the competition were in the hunt for a top-four spot. In fact it came […]

Opals announce Olympic squad for Paris Games

EARLIER today, the Australian Opals announced their extended squad for the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympic Games, which are set to kick off on July 26. The Opals recently cemented their spot at the Games after producing a dominant campaign at the Olympic Qualifiers. The tournament was capped off with an emphatic 85-52 win over Germany […]

2023/24 WNBL Team Wrap Series starts tomorrow

THE Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) season delivered one of the most exciting campaigns in recent memory, with the action going down to the wire in more than one aspect. After a thrilling race for the finals, that level of unpredictability rolled into the postseason, where there were upsets, big performances and even buzzer-beaters, as […]

Sharif stars in Warriors wonderful win

THE 2024 National Basketball League (NBL)1 Central Men’s competition started with a bang over the weekend, highlighted by a massive performance from Sharif Black in the Woodville Warriors’ win. The Warriors got the better of the the West Adelaide Bearcats when the two sides locked horns at St Clair Recreation Centre on Saturday afternoon. The […]

2023/24 NBL Team Wrap – Sydney Kings

THE 2023/24 National Basketball League (NBL) season was one of the most entertaining in recent memory, with all teams performing at a high level and making a genuine run at some postseason action along the way. All 10 teams were in the hunt for a spot in the finals and play-in until the penultimate round, […]

Basham brilliance gets Rockets on the board

THE North Adelaide Rockets have kicked off their National Basketball League (NBL)1 campaign in ideal fashion, besting the Norwood Flames on the back of an excellent all-around performance from Brooke Basham. It was the opening round of the NBL1 Central season for 2024, and there was plenty of excitement surrounding the start of the fixture. […]

McVeigh madness sends Tassie to brink of history

ON the biggest stage, Jack McVeigh delivered one of the biggest moments in National Basketball League (NBL) history, sinking a half-court shot to lead the Tasmania JackJumpers past Melbourne United to move within one game of the Championship. With the game on the line, in the dying stages, McVeigh pulled up from 35 feet out […]

PREVIEW | 2023/24 NBL Championship Series – Game Three

THE 2023/24 National Basketball League (NBL) Championship Series continues this evening, with Melbourne United and the Tasmania JackJumpers set to resume hostilities at John Cain Arena. The JackJumpers levelled the series with an impressive comeback victory in Tasmania on Friday night, and looked improved over their disappointing showing in game one. Now the matchup returns […]

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