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Wyndham prove too good in semis; move on to decider

THE semi-finals have wrapped in the Big V Men’s competition, with Wyndham advancing to the grand final after taking down McKinnon in the third and deciding game in the series at Eagle Stadium on Sunday afternoon. After McKinnon fought back to even things up with an 11-point win in game two, it all came down […]

Booming finish sees Bulleen through to decider

THE Bulleen Boomers have moved on to the Big V Women’s grand final for season 2022, after taking down the Sunbury Jets in game two of the semi final series to the tune of seven points at East Doncaster Secondary College on Saturday night. After the Boomers took game one last weekend, they had the […]

Otago Nuggets crowned NZNBL champions

AFTER trailing at quarter time, Otago Nuggets have stormed to a memorable grand final win over Auckland Tuatara to claim the 2022 New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) title last night. Both sides had to enter the grand final the hard way having third and fifth, and after trailing as late as the final minutes […]

Nuggets strike Granny gold after Giant win

BOTH of the top two teams in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) after the regular season were eliminated in their sole final, with the Nelson Giants being the latest one to fall, going down to Otago Nuggets by 15 points. In a battle between the second and third placed sides after 18 rounds, […]

From Loe to high, Tuatara’s jaw-dropper

HOW? That was the word – and question – on everyone’s lips when with six seconds left, Robert Loe produced the play of the New Zealand National Basketball League season. For all intensive purposes, at the nine-second mark of the final term Taranaki Mountainairs were on the verge of reading Auckland Tuatara their last rites. […]

Nuggets clip Hawks’ wings, advance to semi

AFTER conceding an early lead, Otago Nuggets clicked into gear and answered every challenge a Hawke’s Bay Hawks outfit could throw at them, running out 11-point winners in the first match of the Final 6 series last night. In picking up the victory, the Nuggets not only stayed alive in the final series, but knew […]

Tuatara shoot down Saints

IN a remarkable Final 6 clash, Auckland Tuatara have eliminated reigning champion Wellington Saints from the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) title race. After starting the season so poorly, the Saints had seemingly found their groove the past month, winning the last six games of the season, five of them coming against four of […]

Sandringham soars home to beat Blues

THE Sandringham Sabres produced a match-winning final term in their clash against the Frankston Blues in the weekend’s Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL) action, claiming a thrilling three-point win at Sandringham Family Leisure Centre on Friday night. Hannah Wickstrom was once again at the forefront for the Sabres, leading the team with another masterful offensive […]

Gone with the Wyndham; McKinnon outplayed in semis

IN a thoroughly entertaining contest, Wyndham finished in style to take down McKinnon in the Big V Men’s Championship semi-final to the tune of four points when the two sides locked horns at GESAC on Saturday night. It was one of the most anticipated games of the season, given the stakes of the match and […]

Knox continue to roll with triumph over United

THE Knox Raiders have kept their undefeated streak rolling in the Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL) Under-18 Boys since joining the VC Championship division, with their latest victory coming against Geelong United. The two sides locked horns at AWA Alliance Bank Stadium on Friday night, with the Raiders coming in as heavy favourites, given their […]

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