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Win or go home; How each team fared from the NBL play-in

THE NBL held its first ever play-in tournament over the weekend, with teams placed third through sixth pitted against one another to secure the final two spots in the postseason. The top-two sides were locked in at the conclusion of the final round, but three play-in games (two elimination) were played to determine third and […]

Jackies on the march while Phoenix sent packing

THE NBL kicked off its first ever play-in tournament on Thursday night, with a pair of blockbuster games taking place to help determine the last two spots in the finals seeing the Tasmania JackJumpers move on to the semi-final while SEM Phoenix ended their postseason dream. The night kicked off at John Cain Arena, where […]

Final six locked in after thrilling conclusion

THE NBL wrapped up the 2022/23 home and away season with a nail-biting final round, with the finals and play-in tournament now cemented after the weekend’s results. Round 18 of the season had plenty of drama as almost every match had finals implications with a number of sides competing for a play-in or top two […]

NBL Team of the Week – Round 15

ROUND 15 has come and gone, with some big scores posted across a bumper round of NBL action for season 2022/23. There were a whopping 11 games in Round 15 across the span of six days, with no shortage of action for fans to enjoy. It also meant there were plenty of opportunities for players […]

Boomers douse Fire to end 2022

MELBOURNE Boomers contained Townsville Fire en route to a 10-point win in the final Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) match of 2022. Celebrating New Year’s Eve up in North Queensland, the Boomers fought back from seven points down at quarter time to win the next three quarters by 17, and run out the game far […]

JackJumpers bag double as Kings rule on Christmas

TASMANIA JackJumpers have won both their Round 12 fixtures during the Christmas period, with back-to-back National Basketball League (NBL) home successes on the menu. The JackJumpers took down the Illawarra Hawks by 27 points on Thursday, December 22, before having a big Boxing Day to roll the New Zealand Breakers by 11 points. Sydney Kings […]

NBL Team of the Week – Round 11

THE NBL has just wrapped the 11th round of action for the 2022/23 season, and before the next chunk of games kick off, it is time to take a look at the best performances of the week. A number of dominant individual outings in the same match headlined the weekend’s action, with the season-high points […]

NBL Team of the Week – Round 10

THE NBL has kicked off the 11th round of action for the 2022/23 season, but before the weekend gets going, it is a good time to take a look back at the performances that stood out last time around. There were plenty of strong individual outings in Round 10, with some big showings across the […]

NBL Player Stats Watch – Round 4

THE NATIONAL Basketball League (NBL) resumed hostilities over the weekend, with another batch of games seeing some entertaining action. It was a round of action that saw some defensive efforts shine through in the big games. With that in mind, Rookie Me Central will be taking a look at the key individual stats on a […]

NBL Import Watch – Round 4

THE NATIONAL Basketball League (NBL) is home to a number of talents both domestic and international, with players from all over the world heading down under to play in one of the strongest competitions in the world. Each year, NBL teams are allowed three imports on their roster as they look to help nurture some […]

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