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NBL21 – Round 7 preview: NBL Cup rolls on

THE National Basketball League (NBL) Cup continues into Round 7 of the season, with some teams such as Perth Wildcats making their move up the table, while others such as New Zealand Breakers desperately need a win to get back on track in season 2021. SYDNEY KINGS vs. NEW ZEALAND BREAKERS Thursday, February 25 @ […]

Triple-double by Sykes helps Phoenix burn Bullets

WITH both the Brisbane Bullets and the South East Melbourne Phoenix coming off their biggest victories of the season, the two teams battled in yesterday’s opener for three out of four quarters, before the Phoenix ran away 99-83 winners after a 31-point fourth quarter – placing their record above .500 with their fifth win of […]

NBL21 – Round 6 preview: NBL Cup tips off in blockbuster weekend

AN eight-game round across four days tips off in a blockbuster National Basketball League (NBL) weekend starting tomorrow. Across Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, double-headers will be played at John Cain Arena in Melbourne, allowing fans to make the most of their trip to the basketball. We take a look at each of the clashes […]

2021 NBL Top Performers to Round 5: Perth/South East Melbourne/Sydney

THE final part of our three-part series looking at the National Basketball League’s (NBL) top performers to Round 5 before the NBL Cup tips off, we focus on Perth Wildcats, South East Melbourne Phoenix and Sydney Kings. Perth Wildcats Wins: 2 Losses: 3 Position: 7th Despite a difficult season MVP winner, Bryce Cotton has continued […]

NBL21 mid-season summaries: Top 4

AS we approach the sixth round of this year’s National Basketball League (NBL) campaign, the nine teams vying for the four postseason seeds now have a clearer picture of where they currently sit and what objectives need to be tackled, in order to put themselves in the best position possible to secure a semi-final berth. […]

2021 NBL mash-up teams: State-by-state

FOR something different during the break, we decided to take a look at what mashed up teams would look like in the National Basketball League (NBL) competition, with the Victorian teams combined, as well as New South Wales, Queensland and then the three single teams in their respective states/country. We have looked at a starting […]

Could the Phoenix push for a premiership with the signing of Broekhoff?

THE signing of former NBA and Boomers star Ryan Broekhoff has sent the National Basketball League (NBL) into a spin, with the 30-year-old joining South East Melbourne Phoenix for the remainder of the 2021 season. A formidable force on the basketball court and a member of the Boomers side, Broekhoff will add another element to […]

Phoenix flip script on Wildcats to secure win

SOUTH East Melbourne Phoenix reversed the tables in their clash against Perth Wildcats running out victorious in their second matchup in as many days (96-71). Suffering a loss on Thursday to the Wildcats, the Phoenix came out with a point to prove having learnt from their previous encounter and exposing their opponents in every which […]

Wildcats start slow then finish strong, outclass Phoenix by 31

THINGS seemed relatively even following a quarter of play in last night’s clash between the South East Melbourne Phoenix and the Perth Wildcats. But, it was the visitors that ran away with the contest in the subsequent 30 minutes, as the reigning premiers convincingly handled matters, 106-75. Promising signs early on came by way of […]

NBL21 – Round 5 preview: Top of the table clash opens round

WITH the National Basketball League (NBL) Cup fast approaching, the final round before all the teams descend on Melbourne takes place. Round 5 of NBL action begins tonight from 7.30pm with the ladder already taking shape in the competition. THE HAWKS vs. MELBOURNE UNITED Wednesday, February 10 @ 7.30pm WIN Entertainment Centre Opening the round […]

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