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Nuggets fire in second half to defeat Hawks

AFTER trailing at half-time, Otago Nuggets stepped up to the plate against Hawke’s Bay Hawks and scored 50 second half points to run away with the win by 14, 94-80. The Nuggets did hold a marginal one-point lead at quarter time, but then fell three points behind by the main break. There was no question […]

Rams raid hangar to hold off Jets

A DOMINANT first term set up Canterbury Rams has set up an important 10-point win over Manawatu Jets in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) Round 3 clash. The Rams piled on 31 points to 15 in the first quarter, and whilst the Jets were able to maintain a consistent approach after that – […]

Falcons looking to remove Sharks’ bite

THE National Basketball League (NBL)1 is firing around the country, with a competition based in almost all states of Australia, as the nation’s basketball factory continues to grow. New South Wales has welcomed the NBL1 East competition in 2022, as some of the best male and female basketball talents are showcased on a weekly basis, […]

Clash of the contenders kicks off weekend

WITH the weekend having arrived, the Big V Women’s competition is set to kick off another batch of games. Round 8 will see five big games take place around Victoria, as the fixture begins to heat up. There are a number of storylines to keep an eye on, as the standings are set for another […]

Contenders set to clash in blockbuster matchup

FRIDAY night will see another round of the Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL) take place, with all age groups back and set to hit the court for another batch of games. In the Under-18 Girls competition, there have been a few sides that have been able to overcome the challenges faced in the preseason (COVID, […]

Hawks swoop to down Sharks

AFTER a slow start, Hawke’s Bay Hawks found the answers against Southland Sharks to make it back-to-back wins in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) 2022 season. After dropping their opening game of the year, the Hawks have steadied to win their past two, symbolic of their Round 3 win over the Hawks on […]

Top-four clash set to hit Broadmeadows

THE Big V Men’s competition is back again, with the upcoming weekend seeing the eighth round of play on the schedule. It has been a terrific opening seven weeks, with scoring at an all-time high as offence from all sides firing in the first two months. There looks to be no slowing down either, with […]

Dandenong looks to climb, but faces tough matchup

THE Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL) is back for another weekend of action, with the competition hosting its seventh round on Friday night. With the 2022 season starting strongly across a number of age groups, the brightest young basketball talents have been able to showcase their talents on a weekly basis, and Round 7 should […]

Kings of the NBL: Sydney breaks drought

THE Sydney Kings are the 2021/22 National Basketball League (NBL) champions. On Wednesday night, the Kings played host to the Tasmania JackJumpers at Qudos Bank Arena in game two of the NBL grand final series. The home side held a 2-0 lead after a terrific comeback win in game two, and were looking to close […]

NZNBL Round 3 preview: Saints regain big name in Tuatara clash

IT is not often a top-against-bottom clash might be match of the round, but that could well be the case for the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) Round 3 fixtures. The Wellington Saints will regain former league Most Valuable Player (MVP) bigman Tom Vodanovich for the huge contest to try and strike a one […]

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