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Adams does it again to tame Wildcats at home

THIS past weekend saw another batch of National Basketball League (NBL) games take place across Australia, in one of the most entertaining rounds of the 2021/22 season. Saturday night saw fans at Qudos Bank Arena treated to a big clash between the Sydney Kings and the Perth Wildcats. The Wildcats entered the matchup as favourites, […]

2021/22 NBL: Player Focus – Jo Lual Acuil vs. Phoenix

ROUND 11 of the 2021/22 National Basketball League (NBL) kicked off on Thursday night with a blockbuster matchup between the two Melbourne-based sides in United and the SEM Phoenix. It was a highly anticipated matchup, given the rivalry between the two sides has produced massive dunks, brawls and thrilling contests, and this instalment was no […]

Wetzell’s dominant outing guides Breakers to triumph

THE National Basketball League (NBL) concluded its 11th round of action for the 2021/22 season over the weekend, with some entertaining clashes taking place across the courts. The schedule wrapped up with a clash between the Cairns Taipans and the New Zealand Breakers at the Cairns Convention Centre on Monday night. In a clash between […]

Patterson fires to deliver Bullets a win

THE National Basketball League (NBL) resumed its 11th round of action on Friday night, with the Brisbane Bullets hosting the Adelaide 36ers at Nissan Arena, in what was a big clash for both sides. Each of the teams was looking for the desired result to get themselves moving up the ladder, with both enjoying a […]

NBL Player Focus – Adams does it all to tame Wildcats

IN what was one of the biggest upsets of the season to date, the Sydney Kings were able to emerge victorious in their clash against the Perth Wildcats at Qudos Bank Arena on Sunday afternoon. Despite the Wildcats being heavily favoured entering this match, the Kings were able to put on a show in front […]

2021/22 NBL Player Focus: Froling fires from deep

ILLAWARRA Hawks head coach Brian Goorjian highlighted the importance of their Round 8 clash with the Adelaide 36ers heading into Monday, stating their season was on the line and declaring the clash ‘all or nothing’. The team and the players responded in a big way, taking down their opponents to the tune of 11 points […]

NBL Player Focus: Delly delivers career-best

IN what was one of the most entertaining National Basketball League (NBL) games of the season, Melbourne United were able to claim a thrilling four-point victory over the Illawarra Hawks at WIN Entertainment Centre on Sunday afternoon. The match proved to be an absolute nail-biter, with both sides producing a high level of basketball for […]

Kelly Wilson notches up 400th game

WHEN the UC Capitals take the court this evening against the Perth Lynx, a little slice of history will be made. The Capitals’ point guard Kelly Wilson will be playing her 400th Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) match, and in doing so will become the first player in the WNBL to reach the amazing achievement. […]

WNBL Player Focus: Marina Mabrey

THE Perth Lynx finally got their Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) season underway last weekend, and although they narrowly did not get over the line against Adelaide, one of the stars was guard Marina Mabrey. She came in and shot 30 points, and topped all others on the court that day. Mabrey shot two thirds […]

Cotton blitz lifts Wildcats over Taipans

A SECOND quarter domination from star guard Bryce Cotton helped lift the Perth Wildcats to victory over Cairns Taipans last night. At the 2:03 minute mark, the Taipans led by a game-high 18 points after Majok Deng capitalised off a steal and then dunked it. The Wildcats trailed by 14 points at quarter time after […]

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