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2019/20 NBL Team of the Week: Round 11

ADELAIDE 36ers, Perth Wildcats and South East Melbourne Phoenix have all earned two players in our Draft Central National Basketball League (NBL) Team of the Week for Round 11 after impressive performances.  Four of the remaining six sides had one player each in the 10-player squad, with only Brisbane Bullets and Illawarra Hawks missing out […]

NBL Round 11 review: 36ers and Phoenix gain edge in mid-table race over Cairns

IN a round that saw scoring in abundance it was the league leaders that continued good form as Perth notched up two wins in their double-header weekend, while Sydney returned to winning form in their contest over Melbourne United. In the mid-table race, Adelaide jumped back to fourth, as they took care of business against […]

NBL Round 4 review: United strikes as Taipans emerge as wildcards

THE Sydney Kings are the only team to remain undefeated in season 2019/2020 with South East Melbourne Phoenix suffering their first loss of the year after their dominant start. On the other hand, Melbourne United got on the board with their first win of the season. New Zealand Breakers (103) defeated Illawarra Hawks (72) The […]

NBL 2019/20 Weekend preview: Round 1 – Inaugural Throwdown opens season

SEVEN of the National Basketball League (NBL) sides begin their campaign this weekend with Melbourne United having a double-up in Round 1, while Adelaide 36ers and New Zealand Breakers have an extra week of pre-season ahead of their start in Round 2. We take a look at the four games across the weekend with one […]

2019/20 NBL season team preview: South East Melbourne Phoenix

IT is always an exciting time when an expansion side joins the pack, and now the second Victorian team takes to the court from tomorrow night with South East Melbourne Phoenix ready to throwdown a challenge against Melbourne United. They have not treaded lightly in terms of their recruitment policy, nabbing players from all over […]

Weekend wash-up: NBL – Round 17

IN just the penultimate round of the regular season teams battle for the final available spot in the finals, while the three teams entrenched in the top four jostle for home court advantage throughout the playoffs.   New Zealand Breakers 107 defeated by Adelaide 36ers 114 With finals out of reach for the Breakers they […]

Weekend previews: NBL – Round 15

THIS round of the National Basketball League (NBL) begins back in Melbourne, with United hosting their first game in a while against Illawarra. The Australian Open (AO) Game (where a ticket acts as a ground pass to the Australian Open too) was a special occasion last year, and Basketball Australia and Tennis Australia have done […]

Weekend wash-up: NBL – Round 14

THE Adelaide 36ers had a massive round, clean-sweeping their two games, while the Perth Wildcats were again on the opposite end of victory in one of their games. The Breakers also struggled on the court in an overtime loss, while Melbourne and Brisbane both got crucial wins heading towards finals. Adelaide 36ers (97) defeated Perth […]

Weekend wash-up: NBL – Round 6

ROUND 6 presented another spectacular weekend, as we saw a number of close finishes and exciting games. The underdogs hung in there against some of the best teams in the competition and the stars were out, combining for a number of big plays in what made for a great round of games.   New Zealand […]

Weekend wash-up: NBL – Round 5

TWO buzzer-beaters in one weekend set the tone for one of the most action-packed rounds of National Basketball League (NBL) we have ever seen. Unfortunately for Brisbane fans, the Bullets were on the end of both of them, but for Perth fans, their reigning Most Valuable Player (MVP), Bryce Cotton is unbelievably reaching new heights after five […]

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