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Nuggets strike Granny gold after Giant win

BOTH of the top two teams in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) after the regular season were eliminated in their sole final, with the Nelson Giants being the latest one to fall, going down to Otago Nuggets by 15 points. In a battle between the second and third placed sides after 18 rounds, […]

Saints sizzle, keep Final 6 hope alive

CONTINUING what has been a remarkable revival for a team that looked down and out early in the season, the Wellington Saints produced an eye-opening 10-point win over the Nelson Giants to put themselves in the box seat for a Final 6 spot. The Saints have racked up five wins in the past six games […]

Giants defeat depleted Rams to earn top two spot

IT might have been a tighter contest than many envisioned coming into last night, but Nelson Giants came away with the 11-point victory over Canterbury Rams to secure a top two spot in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) finals. The gallant Rams came in without four of their best players, but managed to […]

Nelson creates Giant gap on NZNBL

THEIR eleventh win itself was a nail-biter, but Nelson Giants have created a two-game gap on the rest on the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) following their four-point victory over Manawatu Jets last night. The Round 12 win moved the Giants to 11-4 on the table, sitting two wins ahead of Auckland Tuatara with […]

Giants crush Jets in big NZNBL win

A ONE-SIDED first half has seen the Nelson Giants set up a big 25-point win over the Manawatu Jets in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) last night. The Giants moved to the top of the ladder in season 2022 and showed exactly why they are there, piling on 34 points to 15 in […]

Giants stand tall, finish Round 9 on top

THERE is a new ladder leader in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) after Nelson Giants toppled fellow contender Hawke’s Bay Hawks to become the first side to record eight wins in the 2022 season. The Giants moved to an 8-3 win-loss record – with the Hawks going 7-4 – and in the process […]

Giants squash Tuatara in thrilling comeback

AFTER facing a deficit at the first two breaks, Nelson Giants fought back to post a five-point win over Auckland Tuatara in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) last night. The ladder-leading Tuatara took a six-point lead into quarter time and maintained a narrow two-point buffer at the main break, before Nelson stormed home […]

Giant final-quarter comeback sees Nelson down Wellington

THE Nelson Giants have produced a terrific come-from-behind victory in Friday’s New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) action, taking down the Wellington Saints to the tune of three points. In what proved to be a thrilling finish, the Giants overcame an eight-point deficit in the early stages of the last quarter, to storm home in […]

Nelson’s Giant win over title contender

IT as the in that further proved Nelson Giants have what it takes to lift the 2022 New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) trophy, defeating the in-form Otago Nuggets by 11 points at the Edgar Centre last night. The Nuggets looked in control throughout the first half to lead by eight points at the main […]

Giants hold off floundering Sharks in NZNBL see-sawer

IN a match that went right down to the wire, Nelson Giants bounced back from a loss last round to defeat Southland Sharks by six-points in a see-sawing New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) thriller. By contrast, the Sharks slumped to their fourth consecutive loss after being 2-1 to start the season, and now sit […]

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