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NBL1 talent set to hit Birmingham

THE 2022 Commonwealth Games 3×3 teams have been announced for the Aussies, with seven National Basketball League (NBL)1 players selected across the men’s and women’s sides. The Commonwealth Games are set to take place from Friday July 29 to Tuesday August 2, with Australia also hosting a men and women’s wheelchair side. Australia has found […]

2021/22 WNBL: Team of the Week – Round 13

ROUND 13 of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) has concluded, and it proved to be one of the most entertaining of the season. There were dominant wins from some of the competition’s best sides, and upset victories galore. Amongst the action were plenty of outstanding individual outings, as we take a look at some […]

Spirit rises in final term to defeat Flyers

IT took them four quarters do to it, but Bendigo Spirit recorded their fourth Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) win in five games, defeating Southside Flyers last night, in the first match of Indigenous Round. The Spirit trailed by three goals heading into the final term, but came up big when required, scoring 23-12 to […]

2021/22 WNBL: Team of the Week – Round 12

IN this series each week, we take a look at the strongest performing players at each position to create our Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) Team of the Week. Round 12 featured five games across the board with Bendigo Spirit, Melbourne Boomers and Adelaide Lightning all playing two games. Point Guard – Alex Wilson (Bendigo […]

Bendigo claims Spirited win over Fire

ROUND 11 of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) kicked off on Thursday night, with a planned double-header whittled down to just one clash due to the Flyers cancelling their matchup against the Capitals. Instead, it was a match between the Bendigo Spirit and the Townsville Fire that kicked things off for the round. The […]

UC storms the Capital, breaks Bendigo’s Spirit

IT was as clinical a performance as it could have been, with UC Capitals storming to a 34-point victory over Bendigo Spirit yesterday. The Capitals won the first three quarters convincingly in front of a home crowd to set up the 94-60 victory at the National Convention Centre in Canberra. Coming into the game, the […]

Fire record gutsy win in Bendigo

THE Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) continued on Friday night, with the Bendigo Spirit playing host to the Townsville Fire at Bendigo Stadium. Both sides had enjoyed indifferent starts to their 2021/22 campaigns, with the Fire holding two wins heading into this clash, while the Spirit had obtained just one themselves. COVID had wreaked a […]

Maley’s Spirit not enough to contain Sykes’ Capitals

THE UC Capitals bounced back from their loss to Adelaide Lightning by defeating Bendigo Spirit 100-88, despite an outstanding performance from Anneli Maley. It did not take long for the Spirit to get on the board in the first term after Leilani Mitchell’s layup went in. The Capitals didn’t take long to respond when Brittany […]

2021 NBL1 Central wrap: Round 18

THE home and away season of the National Basketball League (NBL1) Central has run its course with the final round producing plenty of tantalising results. Norwood Flames (107) defeated Central District Lions (89) The Flames got over the top of Central District Lions by 18 points thanks to a blockbuster opening term of action. Norwood […]

2021 NBL1 stats: Top performers

FINALS are just around the corner in the National Basketball League (NBL1) West and Central competitions while both South and North have been put on hold due to current COVID-19 restrictions. Nonetheless, Draft Central casts an eye over the top statistical performers from each competition as the seasons edge closer to the end. Men’s: North: […]

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