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NBL X NBA – Dieng joins Giddey at Thunder

THE National Basketball League (NBL)’s Next Stars Program just received a massive boost, with another member being selected in the lottery of the NBA Draft. Former New Zealand Breakers young gun Ousmane Dieng was selected with the New York Knicks at pick 11, before being traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, where he will join […]

Three Aussies added to NBA Global Academy and Centre of Excellence

THE National Basketball Association (NBA)’s Global Academy (GA) has announced two new additions to its scholarship program, as it look to expand its reach and find the best young talent the world has to offer. This time it is two young Australian basketball guns who have made the cut, with the nation’s basketball system continuing […]

NBL: Bullets go global with impressive double signing

WITH the NBL season only a couple of months away, the Brisbane Bullets have made waves across the league, signing a pair of impressive international players, including one NBA hopeful. Spanish guard Tom Digbeu has joined the side as a part of the NBL’s Next Stars program, a pathway that has potential to lead to […]

Giddey storms into the NBA after being drafted by Thunder

AUSTRALIAN teen sensation Josh Giddey is the latest young gun from Down Under set to light up the National Basketball Association (NBA) stage after being selected at Pick 6 in today’s NBA Draft. The Oklahoma City Thunder selected Giddey, who in turn became the highest Australian ever drafted directly out of the National Basketball League […]

Ball, Hampton and Green on verge of NBA dream

TOMORROW morning at around 11am AEDT, the 2020 NBA Draft will begin, and there are more than a few reasons for Australians to tune in. In the 2019/20 National Basketball League (NBL) season, LaMelo Ball and RJ Hampton were among the top young stars to grace the competition with their athleticism, X-factor and shooting prowess […]