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NBL Ones to Watch – Round 1

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 season preview – South East Melbourne Phoenix

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 […]

36ers look the goods with preseason win

THE Adelaide 36ers have added to the hype surrounding their upcoming campaign with an 84-76 triumph to kick off the National Basketball League (NBL) Blitz preseason competition against the SEM Phoenix on Friday night. With the addition of some big names in the offseason, the 36ers are looming as one of the contenders for 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 […]

NBL Preseason talking points – Thursday night

THE National Basketball League (NBL) preseason hitouts continued on Thursday night, with a pair of clashes taking place as sides continue to ramp up their preparations for the 2022/23 season. With the fixture set to kick off in just over three weeks, preseason matches are the perfect opportunity for sides to see how their new […]

What we learned – JackJumpers vs Phoenix

THE National Basketball League (NBL) season is not too far away from kicking off, with the opener scheduled for October 1, but before it all starts, there are a few preseason games taking place around the country. Tuesday night saw the Tasmania JackJumpers welcome the SEM Phoenix to the Apple Isle as the two sides […]

36ers go all in with impressive signings

THE National Basketball League (NBL) is in the midst of the most exciting part of the offseason, with a number of players changing jerseys and signing fresh contracts with new teams. After an extremely entertaining NBL22, there is a lot of anticipation ahead of the upcoming season, and the player movements have only added to […]

JackJumpers make history with maiden finals berth

THE Tasmania JackJumpers have done what many thought to be impossible, and qualify for the National Basketball League (NBL) finals in just their first season in the competition. It all came down to the last round of play, with a number of results needing to go the way of the league’s newest side. There was […]

Last spot up for grabs in massive final round

HOW good is it to see such a tense finish to the year? The National Basketball League (NBL) is all set to kick off its final round of the 2021/22 season, and things are set to end in the most dramatic of fashion. In the most unforeseen race for fourth spot in the standings, the […]

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