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Final-quarter surge leads Sabres past Casey

THE Sandringham Sabres have stormed home against the Casey Cavaliers to finish with a five-point win in the National Basketball League (NBL)1 action at Casey Stadium on Saturday night. The Cavaliers looked a chance of claiming an upset over the Sabres, and took a slim lead into the final term. However, the visitors did as […]

Barker’s big day leads Blues

THE National Basketball League (NBL)1 season has started in just about every state and territory, and there has been a lot to like about the start of 2022. Across the six competitions (one in each region bar Tasmania and the ACT), there is plenty of basketball to enjoy on a weekly basis. With the competition […]

NBL: United sign talented guard to development spot

THE Melbourne United have added another impressive offseason addition, signing National Basketball League (NBL)1 guard William ‘Davo’ Hickey to a two-year Development player contract, with the second year containing a potential elevation. Hickey joins the NBL as a development player for the second time, having already been a part of cross-town rival South-East Melbourne Phoenix […]

NBL1 South season cancelled

ONGOING uncertainty around the Victorian COVID-19 lockdown has forced National Basketball League (NBL)1 organisers to pull the pin on the NBL1 South season. In a year that has already had more than its fair share of interruptions through lockdowns, the NBL1 and Basketball Victoria announced this week that the Victorian and Tasmanian division of the […]

2021 NBL1 stats: Top performers

FINALS are just around the corner in the National Basketball League (NBL1) West and Central competitions while both South and North have been put on hold due to current COVID-19 restrictions. Nonetheless, Draft Central casts an eye over the top statistical performers from each competition as the seasons edge closer to the end. Men’s: North: […]

2021 NBL1 South Men’s: Round 15

IT was a long time between drinks with the National Basketball League (NBL)1 South put on hold due to Victoria’s snap lockdown. But the competition all picked up where it left off, with teams coming out with a point to prove in Round 15 as the competition starts to heat up. There was one battle […]

2021 NBL1 South Men’s: Round 12

IT was a huge round of NBL1 South action with 15 games played from Thursday right through to Sunday. A couple of teams got to take the court twice throughout the round as they look to build some momentum towards the backend of the season. NW Tasmania continued their reign atop of the ladder while […]

NBL1 South women’s wrap: Round 12 – Eagles stun Blues in upset of the season

DIAMOND Valley Eagles have provided the biggest upset of the National Basketball League (NBL)1 South women’s season with a stunning overtime victory against the top-of-the-table Frankston Blues. The Eagles were anchored to the bottom in the game, having only one one match in 12 encounters, including a 17-point defeat at the hands of another struggling […]

2021 NBL1 South Men’s wrap: Round 10

WAVERLEY Falcons leapfrogged Nunawading Spectres following the Falcons’ on the road win against the Spectres as Round 10 of the National Basketball League (NBL)1 men’s division was completed. It was one of two wins the Falcons picked up over the weekend, also accounting for the Eltham Wildcats by 14 points in their other contest. Heading […]

“Close-knit” Frankston Blues thrive on club culture

“WE’VE got a group group of guys here at Frankston and a great culture at the club, right down to the juniors and everything like that. It’s pretty close-knit.” Starting his basketball career where he grew up in Tasmania with the North West Thunder, guard Lachlan Barker worked his way through the State Basketball league […]

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