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New South Wales brings home gold in Under 18 final

AFTER delivering a strong performance in the final of the 2024 Under-18 Girls National Championship, New South Wales Metro claimed the gold medal by defeating Queensland South by 11 points in Ballarat on Sunday. The girls tournament had seen several contenders stand up over the course of the week, but that list was trimmed down […]

Vics get it done in nail-biting Under 18 final

VICTORIA Metro has claimed the 2024 Under 18 Boys National Championship, after defeating South Australia Metro by five points in the gold medal game in Ballarat on Sunday afternoon. The boys competition has delivered some excellent games throughout the tournament, and it ended in a fitting fashion, with Sunday’s game going right down to the […]

Tassie trumps Vic Metro despite spirited comeback

ALTHOUGH the opposition made it work for the result, Tasmania secured a spot in the 2024 National Basketball Championship Women’s Quarter Finals after defeating Victoria Metro on Day Five of the tournament. The stakes were extremely high coming into the match, with a top three spot on the line for the two teams after solid […]

West is best in Metro battle on day four

WESTERN Australia Metro claimed a tense nine-point over New South Wales Metro in the Men’s competition of the 2024 National Basketball Championship on Wednesday afternoon. Wednesday marked day four of the tournament, with seedings becoming much more in the balance as the fixture rolls on. With just a few days left until the finals begin, […]

March Madness over with cracking college crescendo

THE National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men’s and Women’s Division I basketball tournaments wrapped this week, with two sides claiming the ultimate prize after a mesmerising fortnight of action. Both competitions had some enthralling action filled with genuine star power that will feature at either NBA or WNBA level in the coming years. In arguably […]

Metro makes it look easy with big win on day three

THE 2024 Under-18 National Championships rolled on for a third day on Tuesday, with some emphatic team performances taking place. The contenders have already announced themselves in the early stages of the tournament, and the discrepancy between the championship hopefuls and struggling sides was evident, where there were some hefty margins recorded. That trend started […]

Contenders rise on day two of National Champs

THE SECOND day of the 2024 Foot Locker Under 18 National Basketball Championships took place on Monday, with some big team performances coming across the Men’s and Women’s competitions. The National Championships are currently taking place in Ballarat, with the best young male and female basketball players coming to represent their respective states for a […]

Aussies grab gold at Albert Schweitzer

SHOWCASING how strong its young talent stocks are, Australia defeated Serbia by five points in the Albert Schweitzer Tournament final to claim a gold medal in Germany over the weekend. The Albert Schweitzer Tournament highlights the best young basketball talent each country has to offer, and takes place in Mannheim Germany every two years, with […]

NBL Championship Series | How it was won – Game Five

THE Tasmania JackJumpers claimed the 2023/24 National Basketball League (NBL) Championship, defeating Melbourne United 3-2 in the Championship Series. Proceedings went to five matches in one of the most entertaining finals series in recent memory, as the JackJumpers snagged their maiden title with a two-point road win on Sunday afternoon, capping off a batch of […]

‘Little Island’ makes big history with maiden NBL title

THE Tasmania JackJumpers are the 2023/24 National Basketball League (NBL) champions, after defeating Melbourne United by two points at John Cain Arena on Sunday afternoon in game five of the Championship Series. In one of the greatest finals series of all time, the JackJumpers held on in a classic encounter, with the decisive game having […]

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