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Lynx outlast Boomers in overtime thriller

THE 2021/22 season of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) season rolled on over the weekend, with some big clashes taking place around Australia for Round 10. One of these was the matchup between the Melbourne Boomers and the Perth Lynx at the Gippsland Regional Indoor Sports Stadium on Sunday night. Both teams are enjoying […]

Sydney Breaks New Zealand in dominant triumph

ROUND 10 of the National Basketball League (NBL)’s 2021/22 season is well and truly underway, with a number of games taking place over the weekend to kick things off. There has been plenty of big wins as teams look to flex their muscles and boost their percentages. One of these big wins took place in […]

Three Talking Points: Phoenix v Wildcats

THE National Basketball League (NBL) continued into its 10th round of action for the 2021/22 season over the weekend, with some mouth-watering clashes across a packed schedule. One of the biggest matches of the bunch was the clash between the SEM Phoenix and the Perth Wildcats at John Cain Arena on Saturday night. This was […]

Capitals ground Flyers with big win

OVER the weekend, the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) held its 10th round of matches for the 2021/22 season. There were some cracking contests across a number of courts and the action continued on Saturday night with the UC Capitals hosting the Southside Flyers at the National Convention Centre in Canberra. The home side entered […]

Taipans snap streak by beating Bullets

IT was the game they had to win, and the Cairns Taipans did just that, defeating the Brisbane Bullets on the road by eight points, 102-94. The Taipans won their first game of 2022, having started the season strongly, but fell into a three-game losing streak, forcing coach Adam Forde to question the commitment of […]

Spirit stun Lightning in huge road win

IN one of the upsets of the season, last placed Bendigo Spirit coming off a six-game losing streak, handed Adelaide Lightning their second consecutive loss with a 12-point win, 74-62. The Spirit trailed by seven points at quarter time, but dominated the next two terms to run away with the contest and win comfortably, thanks […]

JackJumpers march to third straight win

AFTER being lodged in the bottom two for the most part of the early season, the National Basketball League’s (NBL) newest side, the Tasmania JackJumpers have strung together three consecutive wins. Their latest dispatch – of the Sydney Kings – resulted in the JackJumpers marching past their opponents into the top five, and now within […]

Breakers stun competition with huge boilover

ROUND 10 of the 2021/22 National Basketball League (NBL) season got underway on Wednesday night, with the New Zealand Breakers welcoming the Illawarra Hawks to their ‘home away from home’ at MyState Bank Arena. The Hawks entered the match heavily favoured, given their strong start to the season and the form slump of the Breakers […]

2021/22 NBL: Stats Corner – JackJumpers v Breakers

ROUND 9 of the 2021/22 National Basketball League (NBL) wrapped up on Sunday evening, with the New Zealand Breakers taking on the Tasmania JackJumpers at MyState Bank Arena (despite it being a Breakers home game). The league’s bottom two sides went head-to-head in an intriguing matchup, given both sides have shown a bit over recent […]

Melbourne puts out Townsville’s Fire

IN a rematch of the weekend before, the result was reversed as Melbourne defeated Townsville 66-59 in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL). The Boomers raceD out to a 9-0 lead early on in the match, and although the Fire came back at them the margin was still 12 points at the first change. The […]

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