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JackJumpers make history with maiden finals berth

THE Tasmania JackJumpers have done what many thought to be impossible, and qualify for the National Basketball League (NBL) finals in just their first season in the competition. It all came down to the last round of play, with a number of results needing to go the way of the league’s newest side. There was […]

Kings edge closer to second spot with win over Taipans

NO MVP candidate? No problem. The final round of the National Basketball League (NBL)’s 2021/22 season kicked off on Thursday night, with the Sydney Kings travelling north to take on the Cairns Taipans at Cairns Convention Centre, with the two teams playing with different goals in mind. Cairns was playing for pride, while Sydney was […]

Last spot up for grabs in massive final round

HOW good is it to see such a tense finish to the year? The National Basketball League (NBL) is all set to kick off its final round of the 2021/22 season, and things are set to end in the most dramatic of fashion. In the most unforeseen race for fourth spot in the standings, the […]

Simply the best: United finish on top

THE cream always rises to the top. Round 20 of the National Basketball League (NBL) wrapped up on Monday night, when the Cairns Taipans travelled down to Victoria to take on Melbourne United at John Cain Arena. A dead rubber, it was shaping up to be a one-sided affair given the contrasting form of the […]

JackJumpers still in hunt with comeback triumph

THEY are the gift that keeps on giving. Fans of the National Basketball League (NBL) were treated to an Easter Sunday double-header, with a couple of big matchups taking place around Australia. Things kicked off at John Cain Arena, with the SEM Phoenix playing host to the Tasmania JackJumpers, in one of the biggest games […]

Last quarter blitz steers United to victory

THE best sides just get the job done when needed, don’t they? The National Basketball League (NBL) action continued on Saturday night, with the competition holding a double-header on Easter Saturday. The first of those matches saw the Brisbane Bullets travel south to take on Melbourne United at John Cain Arena on Saturday evening. The […]

Dream alive: JackJumpers stay in the hunt

WHAT a story the National Basketball League (NBL) could be producing in season 2021/22. Friday night saw the action for Round 20 continue, with a Good Friday clash between the New Zealand Breakers and the Tasmania JackJumpers at MyState Bank Arena. With the Wildcats suffering a shock loss at the hands of the 36ers, Tasmania […]

Kings make it 13 in a row with overtime triumph

WHAT a way to start the round. The National Basketball League (NBL) kicked off its 20th round of play with a double-header on Thursday night, beginning the weekend with some high-octane basketball action. Things got going at WIN Entertainment Centre, where the Illawarra Hawks hosted the Sydney Kings in a blockbuster matchup. Both sides are […]

Form teams face off to begin penultimate round

IT is probably the best time of the season isn’t it? The National Basketball League (NBL) is set to hold Round 20 of play over the coming Easter weekend, and there is no shortage of action for fans to enjoy over the break. With the finals series just two weeks away, and the top four […]

Awesome Adams fends off Breakers scare

THE race for the National Basketball League (NBL)’s Most Valuable Player is seriously hard to predict after games like the one we just saw. Tuesday night hosted some more Round 19 action, as the fixture closed for the week with a clash between the New Zealand Breakers and the Sydney Kings at Bendigo Basketball Stadium. […]

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