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NBL1 Women’s weekend preview: Round 3

IN Round 3 of the National Basketball League (NBL)1 Women’s competition, Frankston Blues will have a couple of tries to snare their first win, Ballarat Rush has a tough ask to do so against Dandenong Rangers as the Rangers look to continue their winning streak, while the Braves could be 5-0 if they can capitalise […]

NBL 1 Men’s weekend preview: Round 3

AFTER a five-game two-round period, Australia’s future basketball stars get a break in Round 3, as Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence have a bye over the weekend. Of those teams that can plan for a big weekend, Melbourne Tigers will double up against Waverley Falcons and Knox Raiders, Frankston Blues will have a day’s break […]

NBL1 Women’s round two recap: Braves and Rangers make it three from three

BENDIGO Braves and Dandenong Rangers sit atop the National Basketball League (NBL)1 Women’s competition ladder after successfully winning both their games over the weekend. While they tasted success, it was not as enjoyable for the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence (CoE) who dropped both games and went to 0-5 to start the season, while Diamond […]

Team of the Week: NBL1 Men’s – Round 2

IN a new weekly piece, we announce a hypothetical Team of the Week for the National Basketball League (NBL)1 competition, with those who performed strongly across the weekend. In the first edition of the Draft Central NBL1 Men’s Team of the Week, the Nunawading Sabres have two players in the 10-man side, with eight other […]

NBL1 Men’s round two recap: Three teams left unbeaten after two rounds

BALLARAT Miners, Albury Wodonga Bandits and Kilsyth Cobras are the only three sides remaining undefeated in the National Basketball League (NBL)1 competition after two rounds, having won both their encounters thus far. While Nunawading Spectres sit atop of the table, they have a 3-1 record, albeit with a healthy percentage of 116. For the five […]

NBL 1 Men’s weekend preview: Round 2

WITH Round 1 of the National Basketball League (NBL)1 Men’s completed, all teams are gearing up for another big weekend of action, with Nunawading Spectres, Diamond Valley Eagles, Dandenong Rangers and Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence all playing two matches over the next three days. Ladder leaders, Kilsyth Cobras are the only side with two […]

NBL 1 Women’s weekend preview: Round 2

ONE round down and the National Basketball League (NBL)1 women’s teams are preparing to do battle once again over the next three days, with Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence, Nunawading Spectres, Bendigo Braves, Diamond Valley Eagles and Dandenong Rangers all playing multiple games in Round 2. Looking back to the top performers in Round 1, […]

NBL1 Women’s round one recap: Competition even after first weekend

THE even state of the National Basketball League (NBL)1 Women’s competition was evident on the weekend, with no side collecting two wins across the first weekend of action. While eight sides remain undefeated from their one match, of the five sides that played at least two games, no team was able to capitalise on multiple […]

NBL1 Men’s round one recap: Kilsyth Cobras claim back-to-back victories

KILSYTH Cobras have finished Round 2 with a pair of victories to sit atop the brand new National Basketball League (NBL) 1 ladder. The Cobras knocked off Knox Raiders 93-67 before backing up the victory with a five-point win over Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence (CoE). In the first match, Peter Hooley sunk a team-high […]

NBL1 2019 weekend preview: Round 1

THE first round of NBL1 action tips off tonight with three games across Friday night, including a season opener in Hobart. The Huskies host the Southern Sabres, while across the ditch, Dandenong Rangers host the future stars of the Boomers and Opals in the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence, while one of the favourites, Geelong […]

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