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Usher’s unbelievable debut wills Wildcats to win

THE Perth Wildcats started the 2023/24 National Basketball League (NBL) season in fine fashion, claiming a win over the Tasmania JackJumpers thanks to an explosive scoring performance from Jordan Usher. The two sides locked horns at RAC Arena for the late game on Friday night, in one of the most anticipated matchups of the opening […]

Fresh and familiar faces stuff the stats sheet in week one

THERE were plenty of standout individual performances in the opening round of the 2023/24 National Basketball League (NBL) season over the weekend. After months of waiting, proceedings finally got underway, as seven games took place over the span of four days, with no shortage of action from the first game on Thursday, to the final […]

2023 NBL Next Star watch – Round 1

THERE was plenty of anticipation surrounding the opening round of the National Basketball League (NBL)’s 2023/24 season for many reasons, including the debut of some seriously talented youngsters. Through the NBL’s Next Stars program, some of the best prospects in the world have joined Australia’s premier basketball competition in a bid to further their chances […]

NBL | As it Stands: Round One

THE National Basketball League (NBL) commenced its 2023/24 season over the weekend, with some interesting results and performances coming from the opening few days of play. There were upsets, breakout efforts and big wins as the off-season ended and the real action finally got underway after some significant build up. Despite speculation around which sides […]

Henshall Perth’s shining light in loss

ROUND One of the 2023/24 National Basketball League (NBL) season saw some memorable performances, including a breakout game from one of the Perth Wildcats young guns, Ben Henshall. The Wildcats travelled to Victoria to take on the SEM Phoenix at John Cain Arena on Sunday afternoon, with the two sides coming off different results to […]

Round 1 action rolls on with Friday double-header

THE National Basketball League (NBL) kicked off the 2023/24 season with a Throwdown match on Thursday night, and it all continues on Friday night with two games. Melbourne United was the first side to get on the winners’ list with a 15-point victory over the Phoenix at John Cain Arena in an entertaining start to […]

Eight young guns set to shine as Next Stars

THE National Basketball League (NBL) Next Stars program is continuing to highlight the talents of some of the brightest prospects in the world, with eight new players set to thrive in the system. Introduced in the 2018-19 season, the Next Stars program focusses on player development, hosting some of the best NBA Draft eligible talent […]

Familiar faces among MVP contenders

THE 2023 National Basketball League (NBL) season is just a couple of days away from beginning, with one of the most anticipated campaigns in recent memory set to kick off on Thursday night. The SEM Phoenix and Melbourne United will start proceedings in another instalment of the Throwdown series, officially marking the commencement of an […]

2023/24 NBL Team Preview – Perth Wildcats

THE 2023/24 National Basketball League (NBL) is right around the corner, with the fixture set to kick off on Thursday, September 28. The season is shaping up like no other, with an unprecedented amount of young and international talent complimenting the homegrown players set to suit up in the nation’s premier basketball competition. The landscape […]

Wildcats wonderful as Perth pounces on 36ers with hot start

TUESDAY night in the National Basketball League (NBL) Blitz saw the Perth Wildcats produce a powerful win over the Adelaide 36ers at the Gold Coast Convention Centre. Perth looks in ripping form coming into the season, and emphasised that by completely towering over the 36ers, cruising home to a whopping 32-point win. Both teams came […]

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