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Kings ground Hawks and advance to big dance

THE National Basketball League (NBL) finals rolled on through Sunday with game two of the second semi-finals series. After an entertaining first clash a few days ago, the Illawarra Hawks travelled to Qudos Bank Arena to try and even up the series against the Sydney Kings on Sunday afternoon. Game one saw the Kings sneak […]

Amazing Adams leads Kings to game one victory

ON Friday night, the National Basketball League (NBL) finals continued with a clash between two of the competition’s NSW-based teams. In another instalment of a heated rivalry, the Illawarra Hawks welcomed the Sydney Kings to a sold-out WIN Entertainment Centre as the two sides locked horns in hopes of a grand final berth in the […]

Final four remain in race for NBL title

THE National Basketball League (NBL) finals have arrived, and in pretty dramatic fashion too. Round 21 of the regular season saw the top four decided in the final game of the fixture, as the Perth Wildcats fell in overtime, dropping out of the finals. On the other hand, the result saw the competition’s newest side […]

JackJumpers make history with maiden finals berth

THE Tasmania JackJumpers have done what many thought to be impossible, and qualify for the National Basketball League (NBL) finals in just their first season in the competition. It all came down to the last round of play, with a number of results needing to go the way of the league’s newest side. There was […]

Last spot up for grabs in massive final round

HOW good is it to see such a tense finish to the year? The National Basketball League (NBL) is all set to kick off its final round of the 2021/22 season, and things are set to end in the most dramatic of fashion. In the most unforeseen race for fourth spot in the standings, the […]

Kings make it 13 in a row with overtime triumph

WHAT a way to start the round. The National Basketball League (NBL) kicked off its 20th round of play with a double-header on Thursday night, beginning the weekend with some high-octane basketball action. Things got going at WIN Entertainment Centre, where the Illawarra Hawks hosted the Sydney Kings in a blockbuster matchup. Both sides are […]

Form teams face off to begin penultimate round

IT is probably the best time of the season isn’t it? The National Basketball League (NBL) is set to hold Round 20 of play over the coming Easter weekend, and there is no shortage of action for fans to enjoy over the break. With the finals series just two weeks away, and the top four […]

Phoenix looking to keep season alive in Throwdown

HOW the tables have turned from a couple of months ago. The SEM Phoenix were one of the championship favourites at the midway point of the 2021/22 National Basketball League (NBL) season. Flash forward to the beginning of Round 19, and they are fighting to keep their finals chances alive, with the combination of a […]

Hawks soar to second with tense win

THE standings have been hard to predict throughout the National Basketball League (NBL)’s 2021/22 season, and that trend has continued. Saturday saw the competition host a double-header, with a pair of intriguing clashes taking place over the course of the evening. The action kicked off at John Cain Arena, as Melbourne United hosted the red […]

JackJumpers keep finals dream alive

HOW impressive have the new kids on the block been? The National Basketball League (NBL) kicked off Round 18 of the 2021/22 season with a double-header on Friday night. One of these contests saw the Tasmania JackJumpers head up to South Australia to take on the Adelaide 36ers at Adelaide Entertainment Centre, with the visitors […]

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