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NBL team wrap: Tasmania JackJumpers

THE COMPETITION’S newest side could not reach the lofty heights of its maiden season, but still managed to prove one of the NBL’s most competitive sides when the fixture reached the pointy end. The Tasmania JackJumpers were able to recover from a slow start to the season to secure a spot in the play-in and […]

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 […]

‘Silent Assassin’ leads JackJumpers to game three

THE NBL finals are in full swing, with the Tasmania JackJumpers forcing game three in their semi-final series against the New Zealand Breakers with a stirring nine-point victory at MyState Bank Arena on Thursday night. The JackJumpers were comprehensively beaten by the Breakers in game one of the three-match series, and needed to win on […]

Win or go home; How each team fared from the NBL play-in

THE NBL held its first ever play-in tournament over the weekend, with teams placed third through sixth pitted against one another to secure the final two spots in the postseason. The top-two sides were locked in at the conclusion of the final round, but three play-in games (two elimination) were played to determine third and […]

NBL Standouts – Play-in and Finals Week One

THE POSTSEASON is officially underway in the NBL, with the play-in wrapped and the first semi-final match taking place on Sunday afternoon. Fittingly, it was the top four sides that qualified for a spot in the finals after the Tasmania JackJumpers and the Cairns Taipans both claimed wins to earn a place in the penultimate […]

NBL Team of the Week – Round 18

ROUND 18 of the NBL saw some thrilling action from across the league, as the regular season came to the most exciting conclusion in recent memory. There were plenty of big moments as a number of sides competed in must win games, with some of the competition’s biggest names produced some big performances in vital […]

Jackies on the march while Phoenix sent packing

THE NBL kicked off its first ever play-in tournament on Thursday night, with a pair of blockbuster games taking place to help determine the last two spots in the finals seeing the Tasmania JackJumpers move on to the semi-final while SEM Phoenix ended their postseason dream. The night kicked off at John Cain Arena, where […]

NBL set to kick off historic first play-in

THURSDAY NIGHT will see the NBL hold its first ever play-in tournament, with four teams fighting for two spots in the finals. Introduced by the NBA in 2020, the play-in tournament will allow the teams placed third to sixth will play off to determine who is locked into third and fourth to take on the […]

King of the NBL, Cooks claims MVP

TUESDAY night saw the National Basketball League (NBL) Awards night take place, with Sydney Kings superstar Xavier Cooks claiming the league’s highest individual honour – the Andrew Gaze Trophy for the Most Valuable Player. Cooks was the favourite all season long, having been the best player on the best side in the competition, and although […]

Final six locked in after thrilling conclusion

THE NBL wrapped up the 2022/23 home and away season with a nail-biting final round, with the finals and play-in tournament now cemented after the weekend’s results. Round 18 of the season had plenty of drama as almost every match had finals implications with a number of sides competing for a play-in or top two […]

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