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2021/22 WNBL Team of the Week: Round 8

IN our Round 8 Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) Team of the Week, Perth Lynx had three players, whilst Townsville Fire and Bendigo Spirit had two. Here is our Team of the Week from the most recent week of action. Point Guard: Lauren Nicholson (Townsville) Lauren Nicholson had two stellar games on the weekend, earning […]

Lynx show class over gallant Flames

IN a momentum-swinging game where both teams put on a shooting display, the Perth Lynx got the job done against a brave Sydney Uni Flames outfit by five points, 86-81. The Flames were looking to give a better performance after a tough loss against the Adelaide Lightning on January 20. The Perth Lynx had played […]

2021/22 NBL Player Focus: Froling fires from deep

ILLAWARRA Hawks head coach Brian Goorjian highlighted the importance of their Round 8 clash with the Adelaide 36ers heading into Monday, stating their season was on the line and declaring the clash ‘all or nothing’. The team and the players responded in a big way, taking down their opponents to the tune of 11 points […]

Phoenix rise again to stomp JackJumpers

THE National Basketball League (NBL)’s stacked round continued on Sunday afternoon, with the South East Melbourne Phoenix travelling across the Bass Strait to take on the Tasmania JackJumpers at MyState Bank Arena. It was the first time the JackJumpers had been able to hit the court for a while due to COVID-related interruptions, so fans […]

Kings retake the throne against Bullets

THE National Basketball League (NBL) resumed on for some Sunday afternoon action, when the Sydney Kings faced off against the Brisbane Bullets at Qudos Bank Arena. This was the second match-up of the round between these two sides, with the Bullets taking the chocolates home in that clash. However, it was the Kings who were […]

UC storms the Capital, breaks Bendigo’s Spirit

IT was as clinical a performance as it could have been, with UC Capitals storming to a 34-point victory over Bendigo Spirit yesterday. The Capitals won the first three quarters convincingly in front of a home crowd to set up the 94-60 victory at the National Convention Centre in Canberra. Coming into the game, the […]

2021/22 NBL Stats Corner: 36ers v United

THERE was plenty of action from the eighth round of the National Basketball League (NBL) from the weekend, and Saturday evening saw a clash between the Adelaide 36ers and Melbourne United at Adelaide Entertainment Centre. Due to the form of the two sides over recent weeks, this was a pretty anticipated matchup. United were back […]

2021/22 NBL: Team Focus – Perth Wildcats

SATURDAY night saw a cracking matchup take place between the Perth Wildcats and the Illawarra Hawks at WIN Entertainment Centre, in a clash between two of the competition’s top-four sides. While it was shaping up to be a tense contest early in the match, the Wildcats delivered a powerful performance in the final three quarters […]

Fire too good for Boomers in thriller

THE Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) continued to entertain fans over the weekend, with Saturday night holding the clash between the Melbourne Boomers and the Townsville Fire at Melbourne Sports Centre – Parkville. It was an anticipated matchup given the two sides have performed well to start the season, and the game certainly lived up […]

Brisbane blitz delivers comeback triumph

ANOTHER round of the National Basketball League (NBL) has kicked off, with the Brisbane Bullets taking on the Sydney Kings at Nissan Arena on Friday night. The match was difficult to predict, given the two sides have played different amounts of basketball in recent weeks. It ended up being one of the most entertaining matches […]

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