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Classic Cotton shines despite Wildcats loss

IT was a vintage performance from Perth Wildcats superstar Bryce Cotton against Melbourne United at RAC Arena on Friday night, and although his side did not get over the line, the guard was at his mesmerising best. The Wildcats ended up falling by three points thanks to an inspired performance from the visiting side, but […]

Travers’ terrific showing instills confidence

THERE has been plenty of hype surrounding the performance of Perth Wildcats young gun Luke Travers, who has returned to the squad after his selection in the 2022 NBA Draft. The Wildcats played two games in the second round of the 2022/23 NBL season over the weekend, and Travers was a key contributor as Perth […]

2022/23 NBL Player Stats Watch – Round 2

THE NATIONAL Basketball League (NBL) resumed hostilities over the weekend, with another batch of games seeing some entertaining action. It was a slightly different look than the opening week of play, with the big men taking over across eight games. With that in mind, Rookie Me Central will be taking a look at the key […]

NBL Import Watch – Round 2

THE NATIONAL Basketball League (NBL) is home to a number of talents both domestic and international, with players from all over the world heading down under to play in one of the strongest competitions in the world. Each year, NBL teams are allowed three imports on their roster as they look to help nurture some […]

NBL Ones to Watch – Round 2

THE National Basketball League (NBL) boasts some of the world’s premier talents, with a number of players catching the eye on a weekly basis. Each round holds unique and engaging storylines, not only from a team perspective, but an individual one too. In this new series, Rookie Me Central will highlight a few players to […]

2022/23 NBL Player Stats Watch – Round 1

THE NATIONAL Basketball League (NBL) has kicked off its 2022/23 season, with the first round taking place over the weekend. There was a lot to take out of the opening batch of matches, with fresh and familiar faces alike bursting out of the gates to deliver strong early performances. With that in mind, Rookie Me […]

NBL Positional Analysis Round 1 – Point Guards

ROUND 1 of the 2022/23 National Basketball League (NBL) season has come and gone, with some exciting action kicking off what should be an enthralling campaign. As is the case every year, the competition looks slightly different to start the season. One of the most notable differences after the first week is the dominance of […]

2022/23 NBL season preview – Perth Wildcats

THE 2022/23 National Basketball League season is less than two weeks from getting underway, and it is shaping up as one of the most anticipated seasons in recent memory. Last year saw the Tassie fairytale, some new stars step to the forefront and Sydney dominance in the big dance. With some big names joining the […]

Three things we learned – NBL Blitz: September 21

THE National Basketball League (NBL) Blitz preseason competition is past the halfway point, with plenty of action as the league’s 10 teams hit the court in Darwin ahead of the fixture commencement next weekend. Wednesday night saw the reigning champions back at it again, with the Sydney Kings crusing to a 12-point triumph over the […]

2022 NBL Blitz preview

THE National Basketball League (NBL) season for 2022/23 is just weeks away, but even closer than that is the commencement of the Blitz preseason competition, which kicks off on Friday night in Darwin. The Northern Territory’s capital city will host the entire league for a week of games, which gives all 10 teams the opportunity […]

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