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Throwdown kicks off 23/24 NBL season

AFTER months of waiting, the National Basketball League (NBL) returns tonight to commence the 2023/24 season, with the two Melbourne sides locking horns in a tantalising matchup. There was plenty of excitement since the last NBL match, with player movements, coaching changes and preseason hitouts ensuring the hype around this season continued to build. It […]

Doncic set to take on Boomers in second round

THE first round of the 2023 FIBA World Cup has wrapped up, with only half of the teams advancing to the second round after some intriguing results in the first week of play. The second round sees the results of the first carry over, and the groups have been combined to see some new and […]

PREVIEW | 2023 NBL1 Men’s National Championship

THE National Basketball League (NBL)1 National Championships are set to kick off this weekend in Joondalup over in Western Australia, with the best sides in the country locking horns for the ultimate prize. The winners of each of the five NBL1 competitions around Australia will go head to head in a weekend tournament, that will […]

PREVIEW | 2023 NBL1 Women’s National Championship

THE National Basketball League (NBL)1 National Championships are set to kick off this weekend in Joondalup over in Western Australia, with the best sides in the country locking horns for the ultimate prize. The winners of each of the five NBL1 competitions around Australia will go head to head in a weekend tournament, that will […]

Ones to watch: NBL1 South Grand Finals

THE NBL1 Grand Finals are taking place over the country at the moment, as the best sides attempt to pass the final hurdle en route to the ultimate goal. The North competition has wrapped things up with the Ipswich Force taking out the men’s competition, while the Northside Wizards were crowned champions of the Women’s […]

Do-or-die for Flyers as Fire look to win it all

GAME TWO of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL)’s Grand Final series is set to take place on Wednesday night, with the Southside Flyers looking to keep their season alive with a win over the Townsville Fire. The Fire currently have the advantage, having taken a 1-0 series lead with an emphatic victory in the […]

NBL Championship Series: Game Three – Keys to winning

THE NBL Championship Series is well and truly underway, with proceedings tied at one game apiece, and the third encounter scheduled for Friday night. The Sydney Kings and the New Zealand Breakers both claimed impressive road wins over the first two matches, and game three looms as pivotal for the momentum of the series. Taking […]

Perth looking to topple Townsville in second semi

THE WNBL semi finals continue on Thursday night, with the ladder-leading Townsville Fire set to face off against the Perth Lynx for a spot in the Grand Final series. Things kicked off on Wednesday night with a clash between the Southside Flyers and the Melbourne Boomers in entertaining fashion, and the star power across the […]

Semi-Finals start with old-fashioned rivalry

THE WNBL semi-finals have arrived, and there are just four teams left in contention to take out the ultimate prize and hold up the championship trophy in the coming weeks. With two matchups set to determine who books a place in the Grand Final series, which will follow the same format as the semi’s and […]

2022/23 NBL Finals preview: Sydney Kings vs. NZ Breakers

AFTER an extended break between playoffs, the Sydney Kings and New Zealand Breakers are set for game one of the 2022/23 NBL Final Series which kicks off tonight. The best-of-five battle will see the Kings host three games and the Breakers two, as the minor premiers look to go back-to-back, while the underdogs hope to […]

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