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Big names on the board as free agency opens

IN THE most exciting portion of the offseason, the NBL free agency period opens on Thursday, March 30 at 9am, and there are some big names to either commit to new extensions, or find new homes. After a memorable 2022/23 season that had plenty of exciting moments and storylines, the landscape of the league will […]

Gutsy Glover gives Kings another gear

IT WAS the fourth quarter when the Sydney Kings needed a hero after finding themselves trailing by seven points to the New Zealand Breakers in the deciding game five of the NBL Championship. Although there are some bigger names on the list, it was guard Angus Glover that stood up, despite the going being a […]

Game of Thrones; Kings go back to back

IN a fitting conclusion to NBL23, the Sydney Kings have claimed their second consecutive title after producing a stirring comeback to defeat the New Zealand Breakers in game five of the Championship Series. The Kings were tested by a red hot start from the Breakers, and trailed by as much as seven points in the […]

Brantley breathes life into Breakers as NZ force game five

IT WAS the only way this season could conclude given how exciting the NBL has proven in the 2022/23 fixture, as the New Zealand Breakers defeated the Sydney Kings to force a fifth and deciding match in the Championship Series. The Breakers came into game four at Spark Arena on Sunday afternoon facing elimination, with […]

NBL Championship Series: Game Three – Keys to winning

THE NBL Championship Series is well and truly underway, with proceedings tied at one game apiece, and the third encounter scheduled for Friday night. The Sydney Kings and the New Zealand Breakers both claimed impressive road wins over the first two matches, and game three looms as pivotal for the momentum of the series. Taking […]

Best of NBL23 – Individual Performances

THE 2022/23 NBL season is well and truly into the postseason, with just a few games remaining before a winner is crowned. In one of the best and most exciting fixtures in recent memory, there was plenty to enjoy as the competition reached new heights of quality and continued to gain international attention. With that […]

X marks the spot – Cooks books NBA contract

AFTER rising to stardom in the NBL over recent years, Sydney Kings forward Xavier Cooks has achieved his dream of landing a spot on an NBA roster. The 2021/22 Finals Most Valuable Player (MVP) and 2022/23 Andrew Gaze Trophy winner has been open about his quest to join the world’s most prestigious league, and that […]

Defensive demon helps Kings square series

DESPITE losing their two best players to injury over the course of the match, the Sydney Kings downed the New Zealand Breakers on the road to tie up the Championship Series at one game apiece on Sunday afternoon. The Kings were stunned at home on Friday as the Breakers produced an upset and took the […]

2022/23 NBL Finals preview: Sydney Kings vs. NZ Breakers

AFTER an extended break between playoffs, the Sydney Kings and New Zealand Breakers are set for game one of the 2022/23 NBL Final Series which kicks off tonight. The best-of-five battle will see the Kings host three games and the Breakers two, as the minor premiers look to go back-to-back, while the underdogs hope to […]

NBL Standouts – Semi-finals

JUST TWO teams remain in the hunt for the 2022/23 NBL championship after the semi-finals wrapped on Sunday afternoon. Both final four matchups went to three games, as the best sides locked horns for a spot in the Championship Series and delivered some exciting action in the most crucial time of the season. Both series […]

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