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Wonderful Williams shines in tough loss

DESPITE the SEM Phoenix falling to the New Zealand Breakers by a whopping 26 points at Christchurch Arena on Thursday evening, there was one positive in a tough loss. Import big man Alan Williams has worked his way into the NBL season over the last month, and produced his strongest performance of the fixture against […]

ABSC Day Four Wrap – Pender and Smith dominate

DAY FOUR of the Australian Basketball Schools Championship (ABSC) took place on Thursday, and saw Lake Ginninderra book a grand final berth in both the men’s and women’s competitions. The men’s side was anchored by a terrific performance from Cameron Pender, who continued the form that has seen him right in the conversation for the […]

PODCAST | Got Next Episode 8

No WNBL? No problem as the Got Next Podcast returns for episode eight this week. Although the WNBL did not have any games over the weekend, there was still plenty to talk about with Round Eight of the NBL taking place and providing plenty of action. Host Michael Alvaro and Basketball Analyst Liam Badkin unpack […]

ABSC Day Three Wrap – Petrie posts triple double

A MAMMOTH triple-double from one of Australia’s best young female basketballers headlined the action from day three of the Australian Basketball Schools Competition on the Gold Coast. Wednesday saw another batch of games as some of the best and brightest young players donned their school colours and hit the courts over the course of the […]

NBL Player Stats Watch – Round 8: Creek takes the lead

A SEM Phoenix veteran has taken the lead in the scoring title race for the NBL in season 2022/23 after Round 8 took place over the weekend with some big individual performances. Some different faces caught the eye as a number of stars found themselves restricted with some suffocating team defence. With that in mind, […]

ABSC Days One and Two Wrap – Weinstein and Siulepa catch the eye

THE Australian Basketball Schools Championships kicked off on Monday, and the first two days of action has seen some close games as well as a fair few head-turning performances. The tournament pits the nation’s strongest school basketball teams against one another as the country’s young guns are given the opportunity to compete against their peers […]

Olbrich ostensibly on the right path

AT JUST 17 years of age, Adelaide native Lachlan Olbrich has taken leaps and bounds in his basketball career, highlighted by a strong start to the 2022/23 NCAA season. Playing with the UC Riverside Highlanders, Olbrich has fit in perfectly as a freshman, posting some impressive numbers over the first few weeks and the forward […]

Doyle delivers final quarter daggers

FOR much of Saturday night’s NBL clash between the Tasmania JackJumpers and Melbourne United the latter looked fully in control and likely to take home the chocolates, but Milton Doyle ended up having the last laugh. After United got off to the perfect start at John Cain Arena and held a double-digit lead across nearly […]

NBL Standouts – Round 8

THE EIGHTH round of the NBL has almost wrapped up, with some big scores coming to the fray as the offence of many sides clicked across the weekend’s five games. As is the case with any week, there were a fair few eye-catching performances from an individual perspective, as some of the competition’s biggest and […]

Under 20 Victorian State Teams Announced

LAST week, Basketball Victoria announced the squads for the Under-20 Australian Junior Championships (AJC) were announced, with some VJBL guns named in the squad. The tournament will be held in Geelong on February 14-23, and will showcase some of the country’s best young talent. Three weeks of trials saw some of Australia’s elite basketballers compete […]

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