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Jackies jump into semi-finals after clipping Hawks’ wings

THE 2023/24 National Basketball League (NBL) play-in tournament started with a bang, with the Tasmania JackJumpers blowing out the Illawarra Hawks by 16 points at MyState Bank Arena on Wednesday night. The two highest ranked sides in the play-in tournament went head to head for the first spot in the postseason, and it was set […]

Fuller fuelling fire with high hopes

CONTINUING to make her opportunities count whether she’s represented Australia, Queensland or competing in the NBL1, Hilary Fuller is grateful for the people she’s played alongside with. Growing up in NSW in a small town called Woolgoolga, where Fuller’s mum was the coaching the mixed boys and girls social school team, it was Fuller’s siblings […]

Flyers fire first for series lead over Boomers

THE Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) postseason kicked off on Wednesday night, with the Southside Flyers taking home a four-point win over the Melbourne Boomers at Melbourne Sports Centre in Parkville. Following an extremely entertaining season, the top four was locked in throughout the course of the last round of the fixture, and what better […]

Kings dethroned as Breakers end three-peat hopes

THERE will be a new winner in the National Basketball League (NBL) in the coming weeks, after the Sydney Kings had their season ended by the New Zealand Breakers in the play-in tournament on Wednesday night. After the Tasmania JackJumpers defeated the Illawarra Hawks in the first play-in match, the Breakers and the Kings faced […]

NBL | Play-in Wednesday preview

AFTER a season of excitement and high-quality play, the postseason has finally arrived in the National Basketball League (NBL), and it all kicks off with a massive double-header on Wednesday night. The first two play-in games will take place tonight, with one team set to book a spot in the semi-final, while it will be […]

Bobongie building confidence through opportunities

AFTER excelling through the Queensland pathway and ranks, Monique Bobongie is determined to continue her love for the game of basketball. Bobongie says she found her passion for the sport at a young age, after seeing family members hit the court. “Basketball first came to me when I was about seven years old, watching my […]

Lynx break Bendigo’s Spirit to book finals spot

IN a must win game for both sides on the eve of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) finals series, the Perth Lynx made a second half surge to defeat the Bendigo Spirit by 19 points at Red Energy Arena. For two teams that have similarities in their liking for running in transition and often […]

Boomers blitz Asia qualifying window with big win

THERE could not have been a more perfect way to conclude the Australian Boomers’ 2024 FIBA Asia Cup qualifying window on Sunday night, defeating Indonesia in dominant fashion to make it a two-game winning streak. Following their comeback victory against Korea last week, the pressure was on the Boomers to carry the momentum from the […]

PODCAST | Got Next Season 2 Episode 15

A massive episode of the Got Next Podcast has dropped, with both the NBL and the WNBL kicking off their respective postseasons on Wednesday night. Join host Michael Alvaro and Basketball Analyst Liam Badkin as they unpack the action that just took place, dissect the award nights and preview the finals action. Tune in below. […]

O Canada; Boomers guard wins top gong

AFTER leading her side to a finals berth for the 2023/24 season, Melbourne Boomers star Jordin Canada claimed the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL)’s highest individual honour, the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award. At the competition’s awards event on Monday night, the WNBL’s best performers from the season were recognised after an extremely competitive fixture […]

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