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In-form Saints rise above Tuatara

A FIFTH straight New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) win has Wellington Saints fans believing they can go all the way, with the reigning premiers knocking off third placed Auckland Tuatara by an impressive 18 points at Eventfinda Stadium last night. Both sides had already stamped their tickets to the Final 6 due to the […]

Hawks soar into Final 6 with OT thriller

IT was the most fitting of circumstances, as Hawke’s Bay Hawks knocked off Canterbury Rams to book their place in the Final 6 last night. In front of home fans at Pettigrew Green Arena, the Hawks were able to bravely hold on against a Rams outfit giving as much as it got, and with a […]

Queens crack through unbeaten Kahu

IT took 10 matches, but Northern Kahu finally showed they have some chinks in their previously impenetrable armour, going down to Tokomanawa Queens by 18 points at Eventfinda Stadium last night. The Kahu had not lost in their first nine outings, and had already beaten the Queens prior to the Round 6 clash, but last […]

Third quarter blitz sees Sharks devour Bulls

A DOMINANT third term is all it took for Southland Sharks to put away Franklin Bulls and end the Bulls’ hopes of a Final 6 finish in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL). The Sharks were on the ropes throughout the first half, trailing by 13 points at half-time, but a barnstorming 33-15 third […]

Blockbuster matchup headlines first week of finals

THE finals have arrived for the Big V Women’s competition, with the home and away fixture now complete and the semi-finals set to take place over this upcoming weekend. It has been a season to remember for the league, with so much to take away from 2022’s games, including some tense wins and some big […]

Casey keen to take top spot ahead of Tigers clash

THE Casey Cavaliers will have first spot in the standings on their mind when they take on the Melbourne Tigers in this weekend’s Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL) action at Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre on Friday night. With just a few weeks remaining until finals, ladder position is everything to close out the home […]

Magnificent Munger sets enormous season-high

THE Newcastle Falcons claimed a massive win over the Inner West Bulls in the National Basketball League (NBL)1 East Women’s last weekend, and it was set up by an absolutely mesmerising performance from one of their guns, who stole the show with a blistering offensive performance. The Falcons ended up emerging 61-point victors, a result […]

Four sides remain as semi-finals tip-off

THE home and away fixture has wrapped for the Big V Men’s basketball competition, so it is time for the finals to kick off, with the league’s semi-finals series set to start this upcoming weekend. There was so much to like about season 2022 for the Big V Men’s, with a number of sides delivering […]

Frankston looking to shake the Blues against Melbourne

ANOTHER round of Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL) action is here, and in the Under-18 Boys competition, the Frankston Blues will be looking to claim their first win in the VC Championship division when they take on the Melbourne Tigers at Frankston Basketball Stadium on Friday night. After a promising opening half to season 2022, […]

First half dominance sees Queens ground Hoiho

A DOMINANT first half performance from Tokomanawa Queens has resulted in the Queens getting up over Southern Hoiho by 15 points and moving into outright second on the ladder with the victory. Coming into the clash with a 4-4 record, the Queens needed a victory to keep on top of their nearest rivals, and they […]

NBL1 Champions set to be crowned next month

AFTER an entertaining season across the country, the National Basketball League (NBL)1 is set for the biggest conclusion to the competition in history. With a number of class sides around the country firing in season 2022, the league has changed the format for the year, and will crown a national champion in September. Across the […]

Boomers hold off Knox’s strong finish

THE Bulleen Boomers managed to claim a tense triumph over the Knox Raiders in the Victorian Junior Basketball League (VJBL) Under 18 Girls on Friday night, with the latter producing an impressive comeback but ultimately falling four points short of completing the mission. The Boomers came into the game at the top of the table, […]

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