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2019/20 NBL weekend preview: Round 7 – Throwdown III to light up Melbourne

WITH one game down and still plenty of action to come over the weekend, we preview Round 7 of the National Basketball League (NBL), with a wrap-up of these games and preview of the final game of the round on Monday. MELBOURNE UNITED v. SOUTH EAST MELBOURNE PHOENIX Saturday, November 16, 5.30pm Melbourne Arena In […]

2019/20 NBL weekend preview: Round 7 – Adelaide vs. Perth

IN a standalone Friday night game, two finals hopefuls go head-to-head with Adelaide 36ers hosting Perth Wildcats in a huge night of Round 7 action. The Wildcats dropped their first game after gaining some strong momentum, sitting two games adrift of top spot, while the 36ers languish in sixth place following three consecutive losses. It […]

2019/20 NBL Team of the Week: Round 6

IN the hardest week thus far to try and pick just four guards for our Draft Central National Basketball League (NBL) Team of the Week for Round 6, it was cellar dwellers, Illawarra Hawks who had an impressive three players in the team. The Hawks won their second game of the season in impressive fashion, […]

Long way to the top as quartet maintain chase in DC Medal

FOUR players remain determined to catch Melbourne United’s Shawn Long at the top of the Draft Central (DC) Medal leaderboard, with the center siting three votes clear of his nearest rivals following Round 6 action. The DC Medal is a 3-2-1 vote award we give for every game to determine our Most Valuable Player (MVP) […]

NBL Round 6 review: Kings and United stand tall in big round of action

SYDNEY Kings and Melbourne United stood tall with a couple of wins across the weekend, emerging as two of the four teams to beat, with South East Melbourne Phoenix also getting a win and Perth suffering a loss to the Kings. New Zealand Breakers (101) defeated by Melbourne United (104) Last year’s grand finalists, Melbourne […]

NBL 2019/20 Weekend Preview: Round 6

MELBOURNE United will be looking to continue their recent good form when they start Round 6 off with a road trip to New Zealand. We take a look at the six games across the weekend. NEW ZEALAND BREAKERS vs MELBOURNE UNITED Thursday, November 7, 5.30pm Spark Arena The round opens with the Breakers and United […]

2019/20 NBL Team of the Week: Round 5

IN the most even spread of National Basketball League (NBL) Team of the Week’s for Draft Central, every single side has at least one nominee in the team for Round 5. The only team with two players is Sydney Kings, because of the 10-player squad and only nine teams, there had to be a double-up […]

NBL Round 5 review: Long turns it on for United as they end Kings’ undefeated reign

SHAWN Long and his Melbourne United teammates ended Sydney Kings’ reign as the only undefeated side in the competition, producing a thrilling 107-104 win in the final game of the National Basketball League (NBL) competition on Monday night. Long rocketed to the top of the Draft Central Medal with five votes from his two games, […]

Cotton takes control in DC Medal voting

PERTH Wildcats star Bryce Cotton was considered unlucky not to win last season’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award. To-date, Cotton has picked up where he left off in 2018/19 and produced an impressive start to the season to lead our Draft Central (DC) Medal count following four rounds. A couple more impressive performances for the […]

2019/20 NBL Team of the Week: Round 4

LAST year’s National Basketball League (NBL) grand finalists and wooden spooners have the most Draft Central NBL Team of the Week nominees for Round 4. In the 10-player side, the Perth Wildcats, Melbourne United and Cairns Taipans all have two players in the team, with Sydney Kings, Adelaide 36ers, New Zealand Breakers and Illawarra Hawks […]

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