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Hawthorne’s heroics leads Lakeside home

LAKESIDE Lightning got back on the winners’ list with a seriously convincing win over the South West Slammers in Round 8 of the NBL1 West Women’s competition over the weekend, courtesy of a big outing from Laci Hawthorne. The Lightning kicked off the round’s action, but fell to the Magic for their fourth consecutive loss […]

Ellis’ extra opportunity produces growth

AUSSIES continued to hit the court in the NCAAW during the 2022/23 season, with the number growing on a yearly basis and that trend rolling on over the past 12 months. Although some have to bide their time on the bench for their first couple of years, they often reward coaches whenever they are given […]

Wood wows with superb scoring

THE NBL1 action resumed over the weekend, and in the North Men’s competition, it was USC Rip City that rallied behind a strong offensive showing from Brandon Wood to defeat the Southern Districts Spartans on the weekend. The game took place at USC Sports Stadium on Saturday night, and it was shaping as an even […]

WNBL stars go head-to-head in defining duel

THE NBL1 hosts a number of the biggest names in Australian basketball, and Round 10 of the East Women’s competition saw two of the best WNBL players go lock horns in an engaging battle. The Sydney Comets headed to Sutherland Basketball Stadium to take on the Sharks in a crucial clash for both sides on […]

Aussies in the WNBA: Smith soars for Sky

THE WNBA action continued over the weekend with a fresh batch of games taking place in the biggest women’s basketball league in the world. After building strongly over the first few weeks, Hobart native Alanna Smith delivered a standout performance in the Chicago Sky’s win over the Minnesota Lynx on the weekend. The Sky headed […]

Trist’s triumphant showing guides Blues

IN Round 6 of the NBL1 South Men’s competition for season 2023, it was the frontcourt guns that had a big say on their respective contests. That was certainly the case in Frankston’s win over the Casey Cavaliers, with Blues forward Daniel Trist producing a huge statline in his side’s victory. The two teams clashed […]

Tudor’s towering performance sparks Magic

THE Mandurah Magic got back on the winners’ list in the NBL1 West Women’s on the weekend, rallying behind an emphatic showing from Katharine Tudor. The Magic took on the Eastern Suns in the final game of Round 7, eager to break their losing streak. Having started the season on fire with three wins in […]

Edmanson edges further with Broncos

DURING her junior season with the Santa Clara Broncos in the NCAAW, Aussie Lara Edmanson delivered her strongest campaign to date. She joined the Broncos back in 2020, and throughout her first three years with the team, the guard has shown gradual progression that has been rewarded with a constant increase in court time. During […]

Fransson fires as Warriors tame Lions

ROUND 8 of the NBL1 Central Women’s season for 2023 delivered some big team and individual performances, as another batch of games went in the book. In the final match of the weekend, the Woodville Warriors headed to the STARplex to take on the Central Districts Lions on Sunday afternoon, with both sides sustaining losses […]

Aussies in the WNBA: Melbourne makes her mark

THE Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) season has kicked off for the 2023 season, and there are plenty of Aussies making an impact on the big stage. The Australian basketball factory is continuing to churn out plenty of strong players, with that figure growing on a yearly basis. The WNBL season wraps just before the […]

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