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Rams destroy Sharks in massive 51-point belting

IT was one-way traffic from start to finish, and there was no hiding for a lacklustre Southland Sharks who suffered an embarrassing 51-point defeat at the hands of a red-hot Canterbury Rams outfit at Cowles Stadium last night. The Rams showed no mercy throughout the 106-55 capitulation, winning each quarter by at least nine points […]

Queens rule over Pouakai after quarter time

A MID-TABLE clash with finals implications on the line, Tokomanawa Queens have taken down Mainland Pouakai in a win on the road to leapfrog the Pouakai into equal second. The Queens and Pouakai both sat at three wins from seven games, but the crucial 19-point victory in favour of the visitors saw Tokomanawa rise up […]

Airs produce stunning comeback to down Bulls

BATTLING for a top two spot in the Final 6, Taranaki Mountainairs came back from an 18-point deficit to defeat Franklin Bulls by seven points in a memorable win on the road. The New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) clash had plenty on the line for both sides, with the Airs still in contention for […]

Nuggets step up in vital win over Sharks

REGAINING some star firepower, Otago Nuggets won the match they simply had to win to ensure they are in the box seat for a Final 6 finish in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL). The Nuggets knocked off Southland Sharks by 15 points last night to tip-off Round 14 of the competition and bounce […]

Kahu dominate Hoiho to remain unbeaten

IT was business as usual for Northern Kahu who got back to their brutal best last night, destroying the last placed Southern Hoiho by 48 points in front of home fans. There was nowhere to hide for the visitors as they were completely outplayed across four quarters, with everything going the way of the Kahu, […]

Top four triumph in penultimate Big V round

ALL the top four sides triumphed in Round 17 of the Big V Championship Men’s division, to lock up the spots a week out from finals. Wyndham, McKinnon, Sunbury and Hume all celebrated victories in the penultimate round of action, which created a gap on the bottom four sides. Wyndham’s 21-point victory over Camberwell Dragons […]

Spectres spook Sabres in spectacular win

NUNAWADING Spectres have produced a season-high score in their 43-point victory over Sandringham Sabres for Round 5 of the Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL) Under 18 Boys Championship division. It was a round of one-sided results, with both Frankston Blues and Ballarat Miners having the week off, and the closest margin being 14 points. It […]

Whai find sting to dethrone Queens

AFTER a shock loss to the previously winless Southern Hoiho the night before, Mid-North Whai bounced back in the best way possible, defeating a fast-finishing Tokomanawa Queens by eight points. The Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa Round 4 match saw the Whai take control through the first half, but be challenged late, only for the visitors to […]

Warriors stun Boomers in huge weekend

PAKENHAM Warriors have stunned top two side Bulleen Boomers by nine points in the Big V Championship Women’s grade to tip-off a huge weekend for the club. The Warriors are out of reach of the finals, but it did not stop them grabbing a huge scalp in the penultimate round, winning 83-74 against Bulleen on […]

Last quarter blitz sees Tuatara home

A STUNNING 28-9 final quarter blitz has seen Auckland Tuatara record a remarkable 21-point victory over Franklin Bulls to secure a Final 6 spot. The Tuatara have been one of the standout teams all season, and earned the victory after scores were level at the main break. All five Tuatara starters put up double-figure points, […]

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