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Phoenix triumph in thriller rematch to secure maiden franchise victory

THE South East Melbourne Phoenix infiltrated the ‘Jungle’ and secured their first franchise win against the Perth Wildcats winning a one-point thriller, 90-89. It was the second consecutive matchup for both teams as the Phoenix squared the ledger up after some ill-discipline on the glass and with possession cost them on Sunday. Given Adam Gibson […]

NBL21 Round 3 preview: Victoria to host first NBL match of the season as blockbuster round awaits

NATIONAL Basketball League (NBL) Round 3 action tips off tonight, in what is a blockbuster eight-game round, the biggest of the season thus far. The round yet again features a few rematches, as Adelaide 36ers, Perth Wildcats, Brisbane Bullets and Cairns Taipans all remain at home venues. For the first time this season, an all-Victorian […]

Happy homecoming for Wildcats, down Phoenix 88-76

IT was double the fun for the reigning premier Perth Wildcats, as the West Australian side raised their 2019/20 championship banner before running away with yesterday’s clash against the South East Melbourne Phoenix, beating the visitors 88-76. The raucous crowd at RAC Arena yesterday made their presence known early on, as Bryce Cotton and Mitchell […]

Phoenix turn tables on 36ers to claim first win

SOUTH East Melbourne Phoenix are on the board in the 2021 National Basketball League (NBL) season, downing Adelaide 36ers by six points to reverse the result of their Round 1 clash. In that encounter, it took double-overtime for the 36ers to pull through with a win, but this time it was the Phoenix that managed […]

NBL21 season previews: South East Melbourne Phoenix

THE National Basketball League (NBL)’s newest club, South East Melbourne Phoenix might have had a challenging first season after a strong start – finishing eighth with a 9-19 record – but were able to show at their best they could compete with the top sides. Now a year on, the Phoenix are better prepared as […]

NBL Free Agency Update: Kings, Phoenix and Wildcats

TO wrap up Draft Central’s National Basketball League (NBL) Free Agency updates to this point, we delve into the moves made by the reigning premiers, the Perth Wildcats, and last season’s runners-up Sydney Kings. We also look deeper into how the NBL’s newest team, South East Melbourne Phoenix, is shaping up for their second season […]

Draft Central’s Top 10 2019/20 NBL memorable moments: #3 – John Roberson’s 21 points in last six minutes to win game

FANS across the nation played witness to a John Roberson masterpiece in Round 11 against Cairns Taipans. South East Melbourne Phoenix fans got front row seats to one of their teams most spirited comebacks in their short history. Up by as much as 10 points throughout the clash, the Phoenix’ night looked all but over […]

2019/20 NBL preview: Round 20 – United still in the hunt for finals

THE final round of the National Basketball League action is set to be a big one with the New Zealand Breakers, Brisbane Bullets and Melbourne United all still in contention for that elusive fourth spot on the ladder. While the battle for second spot is just as exciting with Cairns looming as the potential team […]

2019/20 NBL preview: Round 13/14 – The look ahead

IN a special National Basketball League (NBL) preview, we take a look at each NBL side and their upcoming games in Round 13 and Round 14 to determine where they might be situated heading into the final month of basketball action. 1 SYDNEY KINGS Position: 1st Wins: 13 Losses: 4 Points: 26 Difference: +105 vs. […]

Rollercoaster season for Phoenix to reach crossroads in Round 12

THE new boys on the block are certainly learning the ins and outs of the National Basketball League (NBL), which in turn has exposed them to ups and downs. But with just over two months remaining until finals action begins, South East Melbourne Phoenix are right in the thick of the race. So far in […]

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