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Giants hold off floundering Sharks in NZNBL see-sawer

IN a match that went right down to the wire, Nelson Giants bounced back from a loss last round to defeat Southland Sharks by six-points in a see-sawing New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) thriller. By contrast, the Sharks slumped to their fourth consecutive loss after being 2-1 to start the season, and now sit […]

Rangers outlast Sabres in overtime upset

IN what was the most entertaining game of the round for the National Basketball League (NBL)1 South, the Dandenong Rangers managed to claim an overtime win over the Sandringham Sabres. The two teams locked horns at Dandenong Stadium on Saturday night, and there was a fair bit of excitement around the matchup. Both sides had […]

Brave Bendigo pulls off draw with Tigers

IN one of the most dramatic finishes of the 2022 season to date, the Bendigo Braves were able to pull off an impressive final quarter comeback and draw with the Melbourne Tigers in Round 9 of the Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL) Under-18 Boys. The two sides went head to head at Bendigo Stadium on […]

Second half Gunners sink Sea Eagles

A MAGNIFICENT comeback saw the Canberra Gunners take down the Manly Warringah Sea Eagles in the weekend’s National Basketball League (NBL)1 East action. The men’s Round 8 fixtures kicked off on Saturday with the Gunners heading to Northern Beaches Indoor Sports Centre, in what was a pretty big matchup for both sides. The Gunners were […]

Airs rise after half-time to upset Nuggets

IN one of the upsets of the season, Taranaki Mountainairs grabbed their third New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) win, defeating the in-form Otago Nuggets by 13 points yesterday. The Airs came into the clash with a 2-3 record, whilst the Nuggets were on a five-game winning streak after dropping their first two matches of […]

Fast-finishing McKinnon falls short of Wyndham

IN a thrilling finish, Wyndham has held off a late charge from McKinnon to claim a one-point win in the weekend’s Big V Women’s round-opener. There was a lot of hype heading into the clash at Eagle Stadium on Saturday night, given the two sides have started the season in strong fashion, and it was […]

Saints rise to first NZNBL win

WITH both sides heading into the Round 5 New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) clash boasting 0-4 records, something had to give between Wellington Saints and Manawatu Jets. It was the Jets coming away with a hard-fought nine-point victory to finally kick-start their title defence with a win at TSB Bank Arena yesterday. The Saints […]

Tuatara regain top spot, shake off Bulls

IT was far from easy and took just about all of the match to finally get it done, but Auckland Tuatara racked up another New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) win to regain top spot on the 2022 season ladder. The Tuatara were able to shake off a determined Franklin Bulls outfit who were missing […]

Hawks’ Giant NZNBL road win

GOING back-to-back on the road in Round 5, the Hawke’s Bay Hawks will heat home happy having accounted for a Nelson Giants side by nine points in Christchurch yesterday. The Giants were dealt a big out in New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) leading scorer Trey Mourning out due to illness, and the Hawks bigs […]

Nuggets rise to top with fifth straight win

AFTER starting the season 0-2, the Otago Nuggets have settled into a rhythm the last five matches, going unbeaten to rise to the top of the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) ladder. The Nuggets latest victim was the Southland Sharks who slumped to a 2-4 record this season and sit mid-table.The victory was largely […]

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