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Hawks swoop against Saints as Nuggets’ Giant first half secures win over Nelson

HAWKES Bay Hawks swooped on the Wellington Saints early to post an impressive win in the 2019 New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) finals rematch, whilst the Otago Nuggets spoiled the Nelson Giants’ 40th birthday celebrations in the other match. Both games saw the eventual winners storm to a big lead early, and shake up […]

NBL: Kings perform late to keep finals chances alive

WITH slim finals hopes on the line, the Sydney Kings were able to sneak past the undermanned Illawarra Hawks, emerging from WIN Entertainment Centre with a six-point triumph on Thursday night. With their finals position locked in, the Hawks opted to rest star Tyler Harvey, giving the Kings an almighty confidence boost heading into the […]

Wildcats do it again without Bryce with triumph over Kings

THE Perth Wildcats have recorded their second consecutive win without NBL superstar Bryce Cotton, taking down the Sydney Kings by 14 points at RAC Arena on Thursday night. The former NBL MVP is set for a stint on the sidelines with a quad injury, but that has not slowed down the form of his side. […]

Wildcats grind past 36ers as form builds for finals

BRYCE who? In their triumph over the Adelaide 36ers, the Perth Wildcats proved that while Bryce Cotton is an absolute gun of the competition, they can still prove dangerous without him. The dual-National Basketball League (NBL) MVP missed Sunday’s game, with the team opting to not risk his health following a groin injury. Cotton has […]

NBL1 North wrap: Round 1

NBL1 North division kicked off its 2021 season in style over the weekend, as teams return to action after quite a long offseason. USC Rip City v Sunshine Coast Phoenix Women: The Phoenix showed no signs of rust as they took down Rip City by 19 points at USC Sports Stadium on Thursday night. The […]

Phoenix deliver huge upset with win over United

THE South East Melbourne Phoenix have tightened their grip on a maiden finals appearance with a 94-83 triumph over top of the table Melbourne United. With the playoffs approaching, the Phoenix sent a message to the rest of the competition, storming past their cross-town rivals to prove that they can defeat any team in the […]

NBL1 Central Round 6: Stats leaders

AFTER six rounds of thrilling NBL1 action in the central division, stars are announcing themselves with strong statistical performances. We take a look at who is performing strongly on the court in their areas and who to keep an eye out for in the upcoming weeks. Men’s Average Points: Jack Purchase – 29 CJ Turnage […]

2021 NBL1 Central wrap: Round 6

NBL1’s Central Division delivered a round of action that had blowouts, thrillers and everything in between, as we take a look back at this weekend’s games. Forestville Eagles v Sturt Sabres Women: The Eagles were handed their first loss of the 2021 season, courtesy of a clinical performance from the Sabres. In a highly anticipated […]

NBL1 Central preview: Blockbuster day for a cause

NBL1’s Central Division returns for another round of high-quality basketball action. This week will look a little different, with the league celebrating Pink Sports Day, a day dedicated to spreading awareness and supporting those affected by breast cancer. All games will be played on the same day to mark the occasion. Forrestville Eagles v Sturt […]

NBL1 Central Wrap: Strong outings across the league

NBL1 Central resumed to its typical format over the weekend after a jam-packed ANZAC weekend. There were plenty of strong individual performances and convincing team wins. Norwood Flames v Eastern Mavericks Women: A 25-8 second term set up a strong team win for the Flames as they eventually took down the Mavericks by 15 points […]

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