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WNBL | Team Preview series introduction

ALTHOUGH much of the attention has been focussed on the NBL over recent weeks, the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) is just weeks away from commencing its upcoming season. The season begins on November 1, with another few months of the best Women’s basketball on our shores set to entertain once again. Last season saw […]

Eight young guns set to shine as Next Stars

THE National Basketball League (NBL) Next Stars program is continuing to highlight the talents of some of the brightest prospects in the world, with eight new players set to thrive in the system. Introduced in the 2018-19 season, the Next Stars program focusses on player development, hosting some of the best NBA Draft eligible talent […]

Familiar faces among MVP contenders

THE 2023 National Basketball League (NBL) season is just a couple of days away from beginning, with one of the most anticipated campaigns in recent memory set to kick off on Thursday night. The SEM Phoenix and Melbourne United will start proceedings in another instalment of the Throwdown series, officially marking the commencement of an […]

NBL1 East Talent stepping up to WNBL

THE second season of NBL1 East announced the competition proved itself as a legitimate semi-professional league, especially for player development and creating professional pathways. During the WNBL offseason, NBL1 East was stacked with players from Australia’s top women’s league, from rising stars to seasoned veterans. Here are the NBL1 East stars stepping up to the […]

WNBL fixture released as bumper basketball patch continues

THE basketball action does not stop, with the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) releasing the fixture for the upcoming 2023/24 season. Australia’s premier women’s basketball competition is back for another instalment, following up an entertaining season that saw the Townsville Fire win it all in a dominant finish to their campaign. The upcoming fixture will […]

NZNBL teams prepare for massive final month

ONLY five rounds remain in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) with the final third of the season getting underway tonight. Ahead of Round 11 tipping off between the Otago Nuggets and Canterbury Bulls, we look at how each of the 10 teams is shaping up in the run home. Auckland Tutatara Position: 1stWin-Loss: […]

Boomers’ draw revealed for FIBA World Cup

THE 2023 FIBA Men’s World Cup is edging closer and closer, with the tournament set to kick off in just 112 days. The World Cup will take place in Japan, Indonesia and the Philippines, and ahead of the first game taking place on August 25, the Official Draw took place earlier this week. The teams […]

1538 the magic number as NBL1 fixture revealed

THERE will be no shortage of basketball action for fans to enjoy in 2023, with the NBL1 recently announcing the fixture for the upcoming season. Across the five leagues around the country, there will be 1538 games of basketball, with plenty of the nation’s big names from the NBL and WNBL hitting the court to […]

WNBL season set to kick off with big matchup

THE WOMEN’S National Basketball League (WNBL) is back for another fixture, as the finest players from around the country hit the court this week to kick-off the 2022/23 fixture. Starting on Wednesday night, the eight teams will lock horns to fight for the ultimate glory in what is shaping up to be a cracking season. […]

2022/23 NBL season preview – Melbourne United

THE 2022/23 National Basketball League season is less than two weeks from getting underway, and it is shaping up as one of the most anticipated seasons in recent memory. Last year saw the Tassie fairytale, some new stars step to the forefront and Sydney dominance in the big dance. With some big names joining the […]

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