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Imports headline unsigned NBL talent

THE NBL free agency period for 2023 has delivered plenty of eye-catching moves, but there are still some big names yet to put pen to paper. Some of the competition’s best players have found new homes, such as Luke Travers and Keanu Pinder, which could shake things up going into next season. There was plenty […]

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 […]

NBL team wrap: New Zealand Breakers

NOT MANY people externally would have predicted the meteoric rise of the New Zealand Breakers in the 2022/23 NBL season. After finishing at the bottom of the table in their previous campaign, the Breakers turned things around in a big way. Storming up the standings and completely turning the tables around, the Breakers came within […]

Gutsy Glover gives Kings another gear

IT WAS the fourth quarter when the Sydney Kings needed a hero after finding themselves trailing by seven points to the New Zealand Breakers in the deciding game five of the NBL Championship. Although there are some bigger names on the list, it was guard Angus Glover that stood up, despite the going being a […]

Game of Thrones; Kings go back to back

IN a fitting conclusion to NBL23, the Sydney Kings have claimed their second consecutive title after producing a stirring comeback to defeat the New Zealand Breakers in game five of the Championship Series. The Kings were tested by a red hot start from the Breakers, and trailed by as much as seven points in the […]

Brantley breathes life into Breakers as NZ force game five

IT WAS the only way this season could conclude given how exciting the NBL has proven in the 2022/23 fixture, as the New Zealand Breakers defeated the Sydney Kings to force a fifth and deciding match in the Championship Series. The Breakers came into game four at Spark Arena on Sunday afternoon facing elimination, with […]

NBL Championship Series: Game Three – Keys to winning

THE NBL Championship Series is well and truly underway, with proceedings tied at one game apiece, and the third encounter scheduled for Friday night. The Sydney Kings and the New Zealand Breakers both claimed impressive road wins over the first two matches, and game three looms as pivotal for the momentum of the series. Taking […]

Defensive demon helps Kings square series

DESPITE losing their two best players to injury over the course of the match, the Sydney Kings downed the New Zealand Breakers on the road to tie up the Championship Series at one game apiece on Sunday afternoon. The Kings were stunned at home on Friday as the Breakers produced an upset and took the […]

2022/23 NBL Finals preview: Sydney Kings vs. NZ Breakers

AFTER an extended break between playoffs, the Sydney Kings and New Zealand Breakers are set for game one of the 2022/23 NBL Final Series which kicks off tonight. The best-of-five battle will see the Kings host three games and the Breakers two, as the minor premiers look to go back-to-back, while the underdogs hope to […]

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