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JackJumpers deliver sting to keep finals alive

THE competition’s newest team just seems to get the job done time and time again. On Friday night, the National Basketball League (NBL) action continued at MyState Bank Arena, with the Cairns Taipans travelling down to take on the Tasmania JackJumpers. The Taipans cannot make the NBL22 finals, but have been performing well of late, […]

United snatch Throwdown in thriller

IT is the matchup that always seems to deliver. To kick off Round 19 of the National Basketball League (NBL), fans were treated to a clash between the SEM Phoenix and Melbourne United at John Cain Arena on Thursday night. In another instalment of the Throwdown series, the two Melbourne-based sides locked horns in a […]

Boomers force game three with thrilling win

HOW good was last night’s Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) one-point game two thriller? The Melbourne Boomers heading west to take on the Perth Lynx at Bendat Basketball Centre. Perth claimed a pretty dominant victory in game one of the series a few days ago, and given it had the home court advantage, headed into […]

Wyndham tame Broncos for second win

THERE are always few sides that start the year in promising form. The 2022 season has seen Wyndham do that to a certain extent, winning two of its first four games for the year and sneaking into the top four in the standings of the Big V Women’s championship. Coming up against the Hume City […]

Nunawading ensures Blues continue for Frankston

THE contenders have well and truly begun to announce themselves. Round 4 of the Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL) Under 18 boys competition took place around Victoria on Friday night, as some of the state’s premier young basketballers were given the opportunity to showcase their skills. The two divisions held some cracking contests for the […]

Top-two battle ends in dramatic draw

THE script could not have been written any better. The Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL) Under-18 Girls competition held its fourth round of action over the weekend, with plenty of exciting action taking place around Metropolitan Melbourne. With the contenders beginning to cement themselves at the top of the standings, there were a number of […]

Steelers fall short in riveting Hume clash

WHAT a game the Hume City Broncos and Western Port Steelers turned out to be. Round 3 of the Big V Men’s championship took place over the weekend, with a number of games taking place around Victoria throughout Saturday and Sunday. With the 2022 season in full swing, the matchups are beginning to see favourites […]

United cruise home in the Jungle

IT was a blockbuster clash that lived up to the hype. The National Basketball League (NBL) concluded Round 18 of play on Monday night, with yet another double-header keeping fans entertained for the fourth consecutive night. Play for the evening was headlined by a massive matchup between the Perth Wildcats and Melbourne United at RAC […]

Bullets fire at the death to topple 36ers

WHAT a weekend of basketball fans were treated to. The National Basketball League (NBL) action for Round 18 continued into Sunday, with yet another double-header taking place over the course of the afternoon. Saturday saw some cracking contests take place, and that trend kept rolling into the following day. The most entertaining match of the […]

Hawks soar to second with tense win

THE standings have been hard to predict throughout the National Basketball League (NBL)’s 2021/22 season, and that trend has continued. Saturday saw the competition host a double-header, with a pair of intriguing clashes taking place over the course of the evening. The action kicked off at John Cain Arena, as Melbourne United hosted the red […]

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