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Weekend wash-up: NBL – Round 13

AS the regular season winds down, teams continue to jostle for positions in the final weeks, as the postseason draws near. It was another round filled with upsets, thrilling finishes and huge comebacks. Illawarra Hawks (96) defeated by Adelaide 36ers (102) Two teams battling to keep pace kicked off the round in an important contest. […]

Weekend previews: NBL- Round 13

ROUND 13 of the National Basketball League (NBL) begins in northern New South Wales with the Hawks, who are riding high after beating Sydney, hosting the 36ers. Illawarra travels to Sydney to play the Kings again on Sunday where the home side will be wanting revenge for last week. Adelaide and Brisbane should be a […]

Number crunching: NBL – Round 12

ROUND 12 of the National Basketball League (NBL) saw another big man challenge Andrew Bogut in terms of the best centre in the league, as Shawn Long had a round to remember for the Breakers. His teammate, Finn Delany also joined in on the party. The Wildcats had a round they would want to forget […]

Young gun spotlight: NBL- Round 12

PLENTY of young National Basketball League (NBL) talent has been on show lately, and the new year brings with it more players getting more improved time on court. Melo Trimble is himself, lighting up the Taipans as they found their second win of the season, while Brian Bowen and Harry Froling are still performing strongly. Newcomers, Fabijan Krslovic, Tyrell Harrison […]

Weekend wash-up: NBL- Round 12

ROUND 12 saw a number of huge upsets as some of the top teams in the league were toppled in disappointing performances. The top three teams in the competition (Sydney, Perth and Melbourne) all suffered defeats over the weekend while the bottom three teams (Cairns, Illawarra and New Zealand) all tasted victory. Cairns Taipans (109) […]

Weekend previews: NBL – Round 12

ROUND 12 of the National Basketball League (NBL) begins and ends in the top end this weekend, as the Taipans host the Bullets on Thursday, and again host the Kings in Cairns for the second time in two weeks on Monday night. The Wildcats have broken their losing streak, hoping to beat the Breakers on […]

NBL- How your team went over the Christmas break

THE Adelaide 36ers were back to their winning ways with three big wins over the Christmas break. But it was the opposite for the Perth Wildcats, who lost two games out of their three games in Rounds 10 and 11. The Sydney Kings are definitely the team to beat at the moment, sitting on top […]

Number crunching: NBL- Round 9

NUMBER crunching for Round 9 sees a star guard throw his hat in the ring for scoring champion, an up an coming point guard from the Hawks in great form, the New Zealand Breakers forward who had a rare 5/4/5 game, and a worrying stat for Perth’s championship hopes. P Casper Ware coming from the clouds […]

Weekend previews: NBL – Round 10

ROUND 10 of the National Basketball League (NBL) kicks off in Cairns where the Taipans are pitted against a tough opposition in the Kings. Illawarra has a chance to charge further ahead of the bottom three against New Zealand, before hosting Perth on Sunday. There’s two games this round that could shape the top four […]

Young gun spotlight: NBL – Round 9

ROUND 9 of the National Basketball League (NBL) saw plenty of young players having good games. Cairns star,  Melo Trimble proved to the rest of the competition that you can’t keep a good man down, bouncing back to his best. Some young guns such as Finn Delaney and Daniel Grida have made their way back into this […]

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