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Trio of Aussies taken in WNBA Draft

ANOTHER crop of female basketballers have had their dreams realised, after the 2024 Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) Draft took place earlier today. The opening pick of the draft was a foregone conclusion, with the Indiana Fever always set to take Caitlin Clark at pick one, after producing potentially the greatest collegiate career in the […]

2019/20 WNBL season review: Melbourne Boomers

IT was a solid season for the Melbourne Boomers who made it all the way to finals, but fell at the last hurdle against a rampaging University of Canberra (UC) Capitals. While they were strong at home winning seven out of 10 games, their ability to win on the road made them a formidable outfit […]

2019/20 WNBL season team preview: Melbourne Boomers

MELBOURNE Boomers might feel like they have some unfinished business heading into the 2019/20 Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) season after going down to Adelaide Lightning in the semi-finals last season. After a big season which saw Melbourne finish second overall and two wins clear of their opponents, a home loss against the Lightning ended […]

Cobras show bite to tame Supercats

KILSYTH Cobras are the National Basketball League (NBL)1 inaugural Women’s champions, taking out the decider against Geelong Supercats by 10 points. The Suprcats only held the lead briefly up by three midway through the first term, but it was all the Braves from there, regaining the lead and then never surrendering from that point on […]

NBL1 Women’s finals review: Preliminary Finals

BOTH Kilsyth Cobras and Geelong Supercats were able to withstand challenges from their opponents in the respective preliminary finals to advance through to the 2019 National Basketball League (NBL)1 Women’s Grand Final. The Cobras booked a place courtesy of a dominant performance from midway through the second term, while Geelong lead all game and kept […]

NBL1 Women’s finals preview: Preliminary Finals

THREE of the four top sides have made it through to the penultimate week of finals, but not quite as the script might have planned. The top two sides in Geelong Supercats and Bendigo Braves go head-to-head, while the two underdogs, Kilsyth Cobras and Nunawading Spectres will battle for a spot in the National Basketball […]

NBL1 Women’s Round 11 review: Ringwood Hawks swoop into top four

RINGWOOD Hawks have snatched a top four spot in the National Basketball League (NBL)1 Women’s competition, following back-to-back wins over Round 11, and helped by losses to both Kilsyth Cobras and Nunawading Spectres. The Hawks triumphed over Eltham Wildcats and Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence (CoE), both by 11 points. In the win over Eltham, […]

NBL1 mid-season review: Geelong Supercats

IN the mid-season break, Basketball Draft Central takes a look at each National Basketball League (NBL)1 team in both the men’s and women’s competition and will analyse how they have performed to date, some of their top performers, and the run home to see if they can make finals. Today we analyse the Geelong Supercats, […]

NBL1 Women’s Round 7 review: Supercats make it eight on the trot

GEELONG Supercats have made it eight consecutive wins in the National Basketball League (NBL)1 Women’s competition after downing the in-form Melbourne Tigers, and Diamond Valley Eagles in Round 7. Against the Tigers, the Supercats were able to control the game for three quarters to lead by 19 points at the final break, before Melbourne scored […]

NBL1 Women’s round three recap: Raiders produce two big wins as Rangers and Braves go four from four

A THRILLING one-point game to open the round and some impressive performances by Dandenong Rangers and Bendigo Braves have seen the sides remain undefeated at the top of the table with four wins from as many games, while Ringwood Hawks also sit undefeated after the Hawks’ third consecutive win on Sunday. There are still two […]

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