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Fan favourite returns to boost building United

THE remarkable recruiting of Melbourne United over the 2023 off-season has continued, bringing back one of Australia’s most popular basketballers ahead of the upcoming NBL season. After falling short of a grand final series appearance during the 2021/22 season, United lost a number of talented players, including Matthew Dellavedova, who headed back to the NBA […]

Making moves: the top three NBL signings to date

THE MOST exciting part of the National Basketball League (NBL) off-season is the free agency period, with some of the biggest names in the competition opting for a change of scenery. The NBL free agency period opened on March 30, with some massive names coming out of contract and far from certain to return to […]

PODCAST | Got Next: Melbourne United wrap

The Got Next Podcast has returned for another week, continuing the NBL team wrap series. On the agenda this week are Melbourne United, who missed out on the play-in in devastating fashion. Host Michael Alvaro and Basketball Analyst Liam Badkin unpack United’s 2022/23 season, who performed well, how the coach fared, their recent free agency […]

Travers set to travel to rejuvenated United

AFTER weeks of waiting, star youngster Luke Travers has finally announced where he will be taking his services for the upcoming NBL season. Travers will join Melbourne United, who have retooled their list and look set for another crack at rising up the rankings and making a deep run into the finals. The 21-year-old entered […]

United bring back former MVP candidate

AFTER AN underwhelming 2022/23 NBL campaign, it appears Melbourne United are eager to return to the postseason action, headlined by a massive signing on Wednesday. United had already acquired a number of solid pieces to help boost their roster, but lost the likes of David Okwera and Mason Peatling, seriously damaging the team’s big man […]

McDowell-White stays put while big men make moves

THE NBL free agency period has seen some big moves over the past few days, but for the New Zealand Breakers, the less moving, the better. The Breakers were eager to retain the services of young gun William McDowell-White, but there was plenty of interest with the likes of the Perth Wildcats and the Brisbane […]

Big names on the board as free agency opens

IN THE most exciting portion of the offseason, the NBL free agency period opens on Thursday, March 30 at 9am, and there are some big names to either commit to new extensions, or find new homes. After a memorable 2022/23 season that had plenty of exciting moments and storylines, the landscape of the league will […]

2022/23 NBL Team Wrap – Melbourne United

WITH A significant roster change over the offseason, Melbourne United struggled to match the towering heights of their last regular season campaign, missing the finals in heartbreaking fashion. Coming into the 2022/23 season, United were the NBL’s reigning minor champions, but lost the likes of Jo Lual Acuil, Jack White and Matthew Dellavedova to overseas […]

NBL Team of the Week – Round 18

ROUND 18 of the NBL saw some thrilling action from across the league, as the regular season came to the most exciting conclusion in recent memory. There were plenty of big moments as a number of sides competed in must win games, with some of the competition’s biggest names produced some big performances in vital […]

NBL End of Season Stats Wrap

THE REGULAR season fixture of the NBL wrapped over the weekend, with the race for the finals concluding in dramatic fashion in the final match of the weekend. Season 2022/23 had plenty of excitement, from close finishes and clutch performances, to big wins and dominant individual outings. Whether it was local or imported talent, there […]

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