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Nifty Nicholson steers Sharks past CoE

COMING up against one of the form sides was always going to be tough for the Sutherland Sharks, but a telling performance from Lauren Nicholson was enough to get them to victory. In Round 9 of the NBL1 East Women’s competition over the weekend, the Sharks were matched up against the Basketball Australia Centre of […]

Savage set to join elite basketball program

ONE of the best basketball pathways for young Australian prospects is through Basketball Australia’s Centre of Excellence (CoE). Having hosted some of the brightest young players in the country, the Centre of Excellence program offers elite training and development to allow these youngsters to take their respective games to the next level. The next player […]

Deng damages Seahawks and delivers for Thunder

THE 2023 NBL1 season has seen the big names of Australian basketball produce big performances, and this past weekend ensured that trend continued. In the North Men’s competition, the Logan Thunder delivered a strong win over the North Gold Coast Seahawks in Round 7, on the back of a massive performance from Majok Deng. It […]

That’s Amoore: guard produces excellent campaign

THERE are plenty of Aussies showing constant improvement at the collegiate level, with the big stage not fazing some of the best prospects the country has to offer. In her third season in the NCAAW, Georgia Amoore took things up a notch and delivered her best numbers since heading to the United States. A crucial […]

Walker delivers whopping 50-piece

THERE were some big individual performances in Round 6 of the NBL1 West Men’s competition, but none stood out more than Devondrick Walker‘s scoring masterclass. Walker’s Rockingham Flames came up against the Mandurah Magic at Mike Barnett Sports Complex in the first game of the round on Friday night. Both sides have enjoyed extremely different […]

Frankland fires in senior campaign

AFTER enjoying a prolonged and interrupted collegiate career, Aussie Levi Frankland saved his best for last and produced a terrific senior season. The guard had been extremely consistent throughout his time, but took things to another level for the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters in the 2022/23 season, delivering his most productive campaign to date. […]

Wilson’s wonderful passing sparks Bendigo

A PASSING masterclass from veteran guard Kelly Wilson was the catalyst for the Bendigo Braves’ big win over the Hobart Chargers in the NBL1 South Women over the weekend. The two teams went head to head at Red Energy Arena in Bendigo on Saturday night, and it was always going to be a tall order […]

Leslie loads up with breakout season

WITH the number of Australian players in the collegiate system growing, there are more and more prospects emerging as genuine talents during their time in the United States. A perfect example of this is Kyle Leslie, who just completed his junior season at college level, and his second campaign with the Southeastern Oklahoma State Savage […]

Brilliant Basham blasts Mavericks

THE North Adelaide Rockets ensured the Eastern Mavericks’ search for a maiden win for the 2023 NBL1 Central Women season continued, thanks to an important performance from Brooke Basham. The Rockets have started the fixture in reasonable form, but could not generate a winning streak, and came into the match against an Eastern side that […]

Johnston jumps into college system successfully

FOR many players that enter the college basketball system, the first season is a dramatic change of pace and things can be tough. However, that was not the case for Will Johnston, who had no troubles adjusting to life as a member of the UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros. There has been less attention on […]

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