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MOTR: Hawks hold on in extra time

THE third round of the National Basketball League (NBL) season resumed with a double-header on Friday night. Proceedings kicked off with the Illawarra Hawks looking to continue their undefeated streak when they hosted the struggling New Zealand Breakers. What resulted was one of the most entertaining clashes of the season, with the match going to […]

Key Stats: Round 2 – United vs Kings

THE National Basketball League (NBL) kicked off their third round of the 2021/22 season last night, with the Sydney Kings travelling to John Cain Arena to take on Melbourne United. The two sides first faced off in round 1, where the Kings were able to grind out a terrific win and start their season in […]

Bullets down Wildcats in overtime classic

IN one of the most memorable National Basketball League (NBL) rounds of the last few years, there were plenty of clashes to keep fans on the edge of their seats. In an action-packed Sunday, there were three matches in a remarkably entertaining day of basketball. None more so than the game between the Brisbane Bullets […]

Massive Moments: Phoenix star’s ridiculous jam

THE second round of the National Basketball League (NBL) had some of the most memorable action the competition has seen in quite some time. There were game-winners, big dunks and quite a bit of tension amongst the matches. In one of the most anticipated clashes of the round, the SEM Phoenix were able to take […]

Taipans open account by toppling Tasmania

THE National Basketball League (NBL) enjoyed one of the most memorable rounds in the last few years, with plenty to take out of an action-packed weekend. Saturday night saw the Cairns Taipans host the Tasmania JackJumpers in a tense clash at Cairns Convention Centre. The Taipans entered the competition without a win next to their […]

Boomers claim first season win against reigning champions

THE Melbourne Boomers were dominant from start to finish, winning their first match for the season, defeating defending Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) champions Southside Flyers 91-72 in their first home match for the year on Saturday night. QUARTER 1: The Flyers scored the opening points on the board with Rebecca Cole scoring two free […]

Key Stats: Round 2 – Kings vs Hawks

ONE of the biggest rivalries in the National Basketball League (NBL) added another chapter last night, with the Illawarra Hawks taking down the Sydney Kings by eight points at the Qudos Bank Arena. With the two sides building a heated competition over recent years (which was furthered throughout the week with accusations of spying and […]

Townsville set Adelaide on Fire in opening win

THE Townsville Fire got their mission to avenge their 2020 Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) Grand Final loss off to a good start, defeating the Adelaide Lightning 70-55 in their opening match of the 2021 WNBL season. It was Townsville who got the opening points on the board when former Lightning star Lauren Nicholson made […]

MOTR: Creek leads Phoenix past brave Breakers

IN what was a career night for their star forward has seen the South East Melbourne Phoenix sneak past the New Zealand Breakers, 95-88, in what was arguably the best match we have seen so far this season. Fans at John Cain Arena were treated to a classic, with both sides firing on all cylinders […]

36ers kick start their season with thrilling win

THE second round of the National Basketball League (NBL) began last night and it could not have got off to a better start. In a nail-biting clash, the Adelaide 36ers have emerged victorious in their clash with the Tasmania JackJumpers at MyState Bank Arena on Thursday night. The contest went right down to the wire, […]

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