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Reid rampages as Blues best Sabres

FRESH off suiting up for the Australian Opals in a warm up game for the Olympics, Steph Reid returned to the National Basketball League (NBL)1 South Women’s to lead the Frankston Blues past the Sandringham Sabres on Tuesday night. Kicking off the action for Round 14, the Sabres hosted the Blues at Southern Basketball Stadium, […]

Parsons powerful as Giants eclipse Suns

AN emphatic performance from De’Sean Parsons was the spark that helped the Goldfield Giants defeat the Eastern Suns by eight points as the two sides went head to head at Niels Hansen Basketball Stadium on Saturday night. Round 15 of the 2024 National Basketball League (NBL)1 West Men’s season took place over the weekend, and […]

Heal hammers home 50-piece over Panthers

ONE of the biggest names in Australian basketball produced a masterful performance in the National Basketball League (NBL)1 East over the weekend, with Shyla Heal posting a 50-point double-double to lead the Sydney Comets past the Penrith Panthers. Round 13 of the 2024 season saw the penultimate batch of games take place around New South […]

Mayfield manages triple-double as Gunners blast Sharks

A TREMENDOUS all-around showing from William Mayfield has sparked the Canberra Gunners to a big 30-point win over the Sutherland Sharks in the National Basketball League (NBL)1 East Men’s over the weekend. With just a handful of rounds remaining in the 2024 season, the matchups are holding plenty of significance in the race for the […]

NBL1 West Players of the Week – Round 12

TWO Most Valuable Player (MVP) candidates delivered outstanding performances in Round 12 of the 2024 National Basketball League (NBL)1 West competition over the weekend. The 12th round of the fixture saw 16 games take place across the men’s and women’s divisions, with plenty of standout showings coming from these matches. Although there were a few […]

NBL1 South Players of the Week – Round 10

THE National Basketball League (NBL)1 South competition is rapidly reaching the conclusion of its 2024 season, but the massive performances are still in abundance. Round 10 of the fixture saw another huge batch of games from the span of Friday to Sunday, and with just four weeks remaining until the postseason, the ladder changes very […]

Furphy fires for CoE in split round

ALTHOUGH there were just four games of action in the National Basketball League (NBL)1 East competition across the men’s and women’s divisions, Jacob Furphy ensured there was still some noteworthy play. Throughout the 2024 season, Furphy (no relation to NBA Draft hopeful Johnny) has been suiting up for the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence (BA […]

NBL1 North Players of the Week – Round 9

ROUND 9 of the National Basketball League (NBL)1 North competition saw an abundance of close, high-scoring matches with several sides hitting triple figures in the points column. With just six rounds remaining heading into the weekend’s action, the race for the finals became much more tense with a number of games holding heavy significance in […]

Aussie youngster shines in tough loss at top level

WITH the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) in the midst of its 2024 season in the United States, some talented Australians such as Jade Melbourne are showcasing their talent in the best female competition in the world. After being traded to the Washington Mystics from the Seattle Storm, Melbourne has been coming off the bench […]

NBL1 West Players of the Week – Round 11

THE National Basketball League (NBL)1 action continued out west over the weekend, with Round 11 seeing some massive numbers posted from both a team and individual standpoint. With the end of the fixture suddenly approaching at a rapid pace, the teams in contention for a finals spot are starting to find each match is carrying […]

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