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Wonderful Williams shines in tough loss

DESPITE the SEM Phoenix falling to the New Zealand Breakers by a whopping 26 points at Christchurch Arena on Thursday evening, there was one positive in a tough loss. Import big man Alan Williams has worked his way into the NBL season over the last month, and produced his strongest performance of the fixture against […]

NBL Player Stats Watch – Round 8: Creek takes the lead

A SEM Phoenix veteran has taken the lead in the scoring title race for the NBL in season 2022/23 after Round 8 took place over the weekend with some big individual performances. Some different faces caught the eye as a number of stars found themselves restricted with some suffocating team defence. With that in mind, […]

Doyle delivers final quarter daggers

FOR much of Saturday night’s NBL clash between the Tasmania JackJumpers and Melbourne United the latter looked fully in control and likely to take home the chocolates, but Milton Doyle ended up having the last laugh. After United got off to the perfect start at John Cain Arena and held a double-digit lead across nearly […]

NBL Standouts – Round 8

THE EIGHTH round of the NBL has almost wrapped up, with some big scores coming to the fray as the offence of many sides clicked across the weekend’s five games. As is the case with any week, there were a fair few eye-catching performances from an individual perspective, as some of the competition’s biggest and […]

NBL Matchup to Watch – Dererk Pardon vs. Aaron Baynes

THE EIGHTH round of the 2022/23 NBL season is underway, with some big matchups on the cards over the course of the weekend. While there are many clashes to watch from a team perspective, there is arguably an individual matchup that is set to be the most entertaining part of the round. Two of the […]

PODCAST | Got Next Episode 7

THE NBL has returned and so has the Got Next Podcast, the show that chats all things Australian basketball. With the NBL and WNBL in full swing, there is plenty to unpack after another exciting weekend. Join Host Michael Alvaro and Analyst Liam Badkin as they discuss the week’s events and unpack some of the […]

NBL Player Stats Watch – Round 7

THE NATIONAL Basketball League (NBL) resumed hostilities over the weekend, with another batch of games producing some entertaining action. It was a round which 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, to see which players […]

Harvey almost the hero against the throne

IT was the kind of Tyler Harvey performance that NBL fans had been waiting for all season, as the popular guard exploded to nearly get the Illawarra Hawks over the line for a massive upset against the ladder-leading Sydney Kings at Qudos Bank Arena on Sunday afternoon. If not for a heartbreaking loss at the […]

NBL Standouts – Round 7

ROUND 7 of the NBL has almost wrapped up, and the league returned from the FIBA break with a bang, as one of the closest seasons in recent memory continued. As is the case with any week, there were a fair few eye-catching performances from an individual perspective, as some of the competition’s biggest and […]

Let’s be Frank(s) – Robert records double-double

THERE were many questions surrounding how the offence of the Adelaide 36ers would look after the team’s leading scorer departed prior to the FIBA break, but a double-double from Robert Franks and a gritty road win over Melbourne United instilled plenty of confidence that the team can still be a contender. When Craig Randall II […]

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