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Camberwell outlasts Hume in thriller

THE ability to perform in the clutch has come in handy for a number of sides this season in the Big V Men’s competition. There has already been a number of matches that have gone down to the wire and that was certianly the case in Thursday night’s clash between Camberwell and Hume at Balwyn […]

Geelong climbs to top spot, dethrones Melbourne

IT’S hard to predict what is going to happen early in the season, no matter the sport. It was certainly the case in the Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL) Under-18 Boys competition, with a number of surprising results from the weekend’s action. Round 3 saw some cracking contests take place across Metropolitan Melbourne, with the […]

Phoenix grounded by impressive 36ers

THE weekend of surprising results continued into Sunday when the National Basketball League (NBL) held a triple-header across a number of courts. Things kicked off at Adelaide Entertainment Centre in the early afternoon, when the Adelaide 36ers hosted the SEM Phoenix. There was plenty on the line for the visiting side, given they are struggling […]

Tassie gets it done in the clutch again

IT IS a pretty good time to be a fan of the National Basketball League (NBL)’s newest side. The Tasmania JackJumpers have impressed throughout the 2021/22 season, and the trend continued on Saturday evening when they took on the Brisbane Bullets at Nissan Arena. While the JackJumpers entered the contest as the favoured side, there […]

2021/22 WNBL: Stats Wrap – Lightning vs Boomers

WITH the finals series well underway for the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL), the Melbourne Boomers have maintained their status as the side to beat. Against the Adelaide Lightning on Saturday afternoon at the Lights Community and Sports Centre, the Boomers were a class above their opponents on their way to a 12 point victory […]

JackJumpers make history in the Jungle

GOOD luck to the next expansion team that enters the National Basketball League (NBL), because the Tasmania JackJumpers have set some sort of bar. In the 2021/22 season, the JackJumpers have taken some serious scalps, but they might have saved their best win for Thursday night, as they headed West to take on the always […]

Despite scare, Boomers take title hopes to next level

WITH the top four sides currently competing in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) finals series, the Melbourne Boomers have seriously cemented themselves as the side to beat over the coming weeks. There are two series’ taking place at the moment, with the Boomers taking on the Adelaide Lightning and the Perth Lynx locking horns […]

Big last term guides Melbourne to win

AFTER two rounds of Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL) Under-18 Boys action, Melbourne reigns supreme in its division. The Tigers remain the only undefeated side in the VC Watson competition, thanks to a gritty win in Round 2. On Friday night, they took on Wangaratta at Mill Park Basketball Stadium to kick things off for […]

Sandringham makes it two from two

HOW good is sitting at the top of the standings? After two weeks of Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL) Under-18 Girls action, Sandringham reigns supreme at the head of the table after winning their second game on Friday night. They took on Bulleen 2 at Mullum Mullum Stadium after defeating Broadmeadows in convincing fashion in […]

Wildcats sneak past improved Breakers

THERE was almost a massive upset in Sunday’s National Basketball League (NBL) action, as one of the struggling sides of the competition got dangerously close to knocking off one of the championship favourites. The third match in the day’s triple-header saw the New Zealand Breakers head west to take on the Perth Wildcats at RAC […]

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