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Ball begins to roll in NBL free agency

ALTHOUGH the National Basketball League (NBL) season wrapped last month, the action rolls on with free agency opening earlier this week. Just a couple of weeks after the Tasmania JackJumpers claimed the 2023/24 title, the free agency period opened, allowing out-of-contract players to make a move to a new team if they were after a […]

2023/24 NBL Team Wrap – New Zealand Breakers

THE 2023/24 National Basketball League (NBL) season was one of the most entertaining in recent memory, with all teams performing at a high level and making a genuine run at some postseason action along the way. All 10 teams were in the hunt for a spot in the finals and play-in until the penultimate round, […]

Hawks fly into playoffs after beating Breakers

IN a fitting finish to the 2023/24 National Basketball League (NBL) play-in tournament, Illawarra Hawks booked the final spot in the semi-finals after defeating the New Zealand Breakers their elimination game on Wednesday night. The contest came down to the final shot, with New Zealand unable to conjure a match-tying three-pointer as time expired, as […]

PREVIEW | NBL Play-In Game Three: Illawarra Hawks vs. New Zealand Breakers

FOLLOWING an exciting start to the National Basketball League (NBL) postseason on Wednesday night, the stage is set for the final play-in match to take place tonight, with the Illawarra Hawks and New Zealand Breakers set to lock horns. Wednesday’s double-header saw the playoff picture become much clearer, with the Tasmania JackJumpers defeating the Hawks […]

Kings dethroned as Breakers end three-peat hopes

THERE will be a new winner in the National Basketball League (NBL) in the coming weeks, after the Sydney Kings had their season ended by the New Zealand Breakers in the play-in tournament on Wednesday night. After the Tasmania JackJumpers defeated the Illawarra Hawks in the first play-in match, the Breakers and the Kings faced […]

NBL | Play-in Wednesday preview

AFTER a season of excitement and high-quality play, the postseason has finally arrived in the National Basketball League (NBL), and it all kicks off with a massive double-header on Wednesday night. The first two play-in games will take place tonight, with one team set to book a spot in the semi-final, while it will be […]

NBL | Stats Central – Round 20

THE National Basketball League (NBL) wrapped up the action for the 2023/24 season over the weekend, with the top six locked in, while the remaining teams were forced to settle with an earlier finish. After some massive matchups in the final weekend of the season, the big guns delivered both with impact and statistics as […]

Sixers end season by Break’ing New Zealand

THE Adelaide 36ers have ended their National Basketball League (NBL) regular season on a winning note, defeating the New Zealand Breakers by six points at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre on Sunday afternoon. With finals out of the equation, the Sixers looked to end their campaign on a high and carry momentum into next season, while […]

NBL | Ones to Watch – Round 20

AFTER one of the most exciting fixtures in the modern era, the 2023/24 National Basketball League (NBL) season is set to come to an end over the weekend, but the action is far from done. Despite there being just one round remaining, the race for the finals is far from over, with three sides looking […]

The last hurdle – How Round 20 of the NBL is shaping

IT has been one of the closest National Basketball League (NBL) seasons in recent memory, with the race for a spot in the finals going down to the lst week of the fixture. The inclusion of the play-in tournament in recent seasons has made the competition even more interesting when the pointy end of the […]

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