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Pinder powers Perth past JackJumpers in game one

A BLISTERING shooting performance from big man Keanu Pinder helped the Perth Wildcats to an eight-point win over the Tasmania JackJumpers in game one of their semi-final series at RAC Arena on Friday night. With many of his teammates struggling to make an impact on the offensive end, Pinder was the difference, knocking down timely […]

Veteran and youngster Unite Melbourne for comeback win

GAME one of the first National Basketball League (NBL) semi-final series saw Melbourne United erase a 16-point fourth quarter deficit to defeat the Illawarra Hawks by nine points in overtime on Thursday night. The crowd at John Cain Arena was treated to a magnificent match, with the home side storming home in the final seven […]

Flyers best Boomers to advance to big dance

THE Southside Flyers are the second team to advance to the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) Grand Final series, defeating the Melbourne Boomers by 16 points at Melbourne Sports Centre in Parkville. With the Boomers winning game two, both teams looked to play four quarters of their best basketball to advance to the grand final. […]

Boomers keep series alive with win over Flyers

THE Melbourne Boomers kept their Grand Final hopes alive in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) on Saturday night, defeating the Southside Flyers by 21 points at Melbourne Sports Centre in Parkville. With the Flyers up in the series after a win in game one, the Boomers looked to bounce back and level the series, […]

Hawks fly into playoffs after beating Breakers

IN a fitting finish to the 2023/24 National Basketball League (NBL) play-in tournament, Illawarra Hawks booked the final spot in the semi-finals after defeating the New Zealand Breakers their elimination game on Wednesday night. The contest came down to the final shot, with New Zealand unable to conjure a match-tying three-pointer as time expired, as […]

Perth powers past Fire to book grand final berth

THE Perth Lynx have secured a spot in the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) Grand Final series after stunning the Townsville Fire with a six-point win at Bendat Basketball Centre on Sunday night. Coming into the series, the Lynx were not expected to advance given the fact that they faced off against the ladder-leaders at […]

Jackies jump into semi-finals after clipping Hawks’ wings

THE 2023/24 National Basketball League (NBL) play-in tournament started with a bang, with the Tasmania JackJumpers blowing out the Illawarra Hawks by 16 points at MyState Bank Arena on Wednesday night. The two highest ranked sides in the play-in tournament went head to head for the first spot in the postseason, and it was set […]

Flyers fire first for series lead over Boomers

THE Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) postseason kicked off on Wednesday night, with the Southside Flyers taking home a four-point win over the Melbourne Boomers at Melbourne Sports Centre in Parkville. Following an extremely entertaining season, the top four was locked in throughout the course of the last round of the fixture, and what better […]

Kings dethroned as Breakers end three-peat hopes

THERE will be a new winner in the National Basketball League (NBL) in the coming weeks, after the Sydney Kings had their season ended by the New Zealand Breakers in the play-in tournament on Wednesday night. After the Tasmania JackJumpers defeated the Illawarra Hawks in the first play-in match, the Breakers and the Kings faced […]

Lynx break Bendigo’s Spirit to book finals spot

IN a must win game for both sides on the eve of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) finals series, the Perth Lynx made a second half surge to defeat the Bendigo Spirit by 19 points at Red Energy Arena. For two teams that have similarities in their liking for running in transition and often […]

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