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United kick off NBL season with win

MELBOURNE United lifted in the second quarter to win by 15 points at John Cain Arena to kick start their campaign, following United’s good form in the NBL Blitz on the Gold Coast. With both teams off to a rusty start in the early stages of the game, the Phoenix had the momentum. United struggled […]

Tasmania triumphs over Adelaide to seal undefeated Blitz

ON the penultimate day of National Basketball League (NBL) action, the Tasmania JackJumpers downed the Adelaide 36ers to the tune of four points to finish the tournament unbeaten. The JackJumpers switched up their roster over the off-season, retooling things to make another tilt at a maiden NBL championship, and all signs have been positive to […]

Wildcats wonderful as Perth pounces on 36ers with hot start

TUESDAY night in the National Basketball League (NBL) Blitz saw the Perth Wildcats produce a powerful win over the Adelaide 36ers at the Gold Coast Convention Centre. Perth looks in ripping form coming into the season, and emphasised that by completely towering over the 36ers, cruising home to a whopping 32-point win. Both teams came […]

Big performers as Blitz begins

THE National Basketball League (NBL) kicked off its preseason competition over the weekend, with four games taking place over the span of Saturday and Sunday. With six days of play taking place at the Gold Coast Convention Centre, the Blitz marks the final preparations for all 10 sides ahead of the 2023/24 regular season, which […]

Canada clinical in crunch time to tower over USA

IN one of the games of the tournament, Canada claimed bronze in the 2023 FIBA World Cup after outlasting the United States in overtime. It was arguably the most anticipated matchup of the tournament, although it came a few hours earlier than expected with both teams stunned in the semi-finals on Friday night. The United […]

Germany grabs gold after sneaking past Serbia

GERMANY has claimed its first ever FIBA World Cup after ending its 2023 campaign with a six-point win over Serbia in the final on Sunday night. The two best sides of the competition advanced to the deciding matches after a pair of impressive victories on Friday night. Both teams came in with plenty of belief […]

Slovenia strong in final World Cup outing

SATURDAY night saw the final classification round in the 2023 FIBA World Cup, with Slovenia downing Italy on the penultimate day of action. After both being eliminated a couple of days ago, the two teams locked horns to try and get the highest seeding. Italy was bested by Team USA, while Slovenia fell to Canada […]

Night of upsets sees powerhouse sides eliminated

THE results of Friday night’s 2023 FIBA World Cup semi-finals were not exactly easy to predict, as the two tournament favourites saw their respective campaigns ended in remarkable fashion. Coming into the penultimate matchups of the fixture, Team USA and Canada were both expected to advance to the last game, setting up a final encounter […]

Sarr stars as Perth falls to Ignite

THE National Basketball League (NBL) preseason hitouts continued over the past week, and one of the most intriguing matchups of the entire schedule was the Perth Wildcats taking on the G-League Ignite. The Ignite is one of the best pathways for young players into the NBA, so there was plenty of exciting talent on display […]

Latvia end World Cup campaign on positive note

ALTHOUGH it did not secure a spot in the 2023 FIBA World Cup semi-final, Latvia still ended things with a win after defeating Italy by five points on Thursday night. The Latvians were eliminated from contention by Germany in a two-point thriller on Wednesday, but still had the chance to cap things off with a […]

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