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Serbia start strong; hold off Japan

A FAST start from Serbia has seen the White Eagles claim a thrilling win over Japan when the two sides clashed early on Friday in the 2022 FIBA Women’s World Cup. The White Eagles managed to burst out of the gates in the opening term, and it held them in good stead for the remainder […]

Opals fumble opening match against France

THE Australian Opals have made their path to FIBA Women’s World Cup glory for 2022 much more difficult after falling to France to the tune of 13 points in their first outing of the fixture. The Aussies held home court advantage, and were hopeful of getting off to the perfect start on Thursday night, but […]

USA get off to perfect start

THE United States have got off to a booming start to the FIBA Women’s World Cup for 2022, claiming a 15-point win over Belgium to kick off their campaign in Sydney. The US were the favourites coming into the tournament, given their dominance in the sport for an extended period of time. It would have […]

Three things we learned – NBL Blitz: September 21

THE National Basketball League (NBL) Blitz preseason competition is past the halfway point, with plenty of action as the league’s 10 teams hit the court in Darwin ahead of the fixture commencement next weekend. Wednesday night saw the reigning champions back at it again, with the Sydney Kings crusing to a 12-point triumph over the […]

Knox Raided by super Spectres in grand final

THE Nunawading Spectres are the 2022 Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL) Under 18 Boys VC Championship winners, having defeated the Knox Raiders to the tune of 10 points at the State Basketball Centre on Friday night. The Raiders were the title favourites coming in, but if any side could claim the upset victory, it was […]

Tigers roar to championship with fast start

DESPITE coming into the game as underdogs, the Melbourne Tigers have claimed the Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL) Under 18 Girls VC Championship, after downing the Bulleen Boomers by 20 points in the grand final. In the competition’s biggest game of the year, the Tigers burst out of the gates in the first term and […]

Baynes brings Bullets back in first hitout

THE Brisbane Bullets look to be boosted by the addition of Aron Baynes in season 2022/23 of the National Basketball League (NBL), with the big man making a significant impact in his first outing in a Bullets jumper. Brisbane faced off against the New Zealand Breakers in the Blitz preseason competition in Darwin on Sunday, […]

36ers look the goods with preseason win

THE Adelaide 36ers have added to the hype surrounding their upcoming campaign with an 84-76 triumph to kick off the National Basketball League (NBL) Blitz preseason competition against the SEM Phoenix on Friday night. With the addition of some big names in the offseason, the 36ers are looming as one of the contenders for the […]

Young Gems bring Championship home

THE Australian Gems have claimed its first-ever Under 18 FIBA Asian Championship over the last few days, emerging winners in the championship game against the reigning champs in China, who have been dethroned after five consecutive titles. It was the perfect way to cap off a dominant series from the Aussies, who announced their intentions […]

Warwick’s weapons lead Senators to National title

THE Warwick Senators have stormed their way to the National Basketball League (NBL)1 Women’s National Championship, after remaining unbeaten over the course of the weekend and emerging eight-point winners in the title game against the Ringwood Hawks at State Basketball Centre on Sunday. The success of the Senators means both the men’s and women’s champions […]

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