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2022 NZNBL preview: Franklin Bulls

AFTER only managing the five wins and finishing eighth last season, the Franklin Bulls will be out for a more competitive effort in the 2022 New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL). Unavailabilities made life difficult for the Bulls who lost some star quality from the jump, and there will be a clean slate coming into […]

Two magic moments: SEM Phoenix defeat NZ Breakers

THE first round of National Basketball League (NBL) action continued on Saturday night, with just one match being played for the entire day. In a dominant display, the South East Melbourne Phoenix defeated the New Zealand Breakers by 24 points at John Cain Arena. The Phoenix won three of four quarters in pretty convincing fashion, […]

NBL Team Overview: New Zealand Breakers

THE upcoming season of the National Basketball League (NBL) is just around the corner, with the season opener slated for the 2nd of December. As the NBL Blitz pre-season campaign comes to a close, sides across the league will be finalising their preparations for their NBL22 campaigns. With that said, it is time for us […]

2021 NZNBL team review: Franklin Bulls

IN the wake of the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) coming to a close over the weekend, Draft Central will run through each of the 10 competing sides to look at the key stats and players of the 2021 season. The series continues with Franklin Bulls. SEASON SUMMARY: Position: 8th Wins: 5 Losses: 13 […]

New Zealand Season Review

WITH the National Basketball League (NBL) season done and dusted we take a look at the performance of each team and how they fared in season 2021. The next team under the microscope is New Zealand Breakers. Season Summary: Season 2020/21 was probably the toughest on the New Zealand Breakers more than anyone else, as […]

Huskies stun Sharks, Hawks topple Bulls and Jets bounce back against Rams

THREE games of single-digit results including one overtime match has seen one of the nights of the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) season. The Auckland Huskies needed extra time to shake off a fast-finishing Southland Sharks for the Sharks’ first loss at home of the year, Hawkes Bay Hawks did enough through the middle […]

Rams raid Franklin to keep Final Four hopes alive

CANTERBURY Rams have kept their Final Four hopes alive with a crucial 16-point win on the road against Franklin Bulls in last night’s New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) contest. The Bulls were all but out of the race, and the loss put another nail in their finals coffin, but the Rams are very much […]

2021 NZNBL Round 9 preview: Wellington match goes ahead as league adapts to COVID-19 restrictions

FOUR rounds remain in the hotly contested New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL), as the top four sides have created some separation from the remaining six, though a mid-table logjam means that some of those fifth-eighth teams could give it a shake with a lot of luck. FRANKLIN BULLS vs. CANTERBURY RAMS Thursday, June 24 […]

Hawks, Nuggets and Rams all produce huge wins

THE bottom three sides in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) were all on the receiving end of some hefty losses, as Hawkes Bay Hawks, Otago Nuggets and Canterbury Rams all staked their claims for a Final Four finish. The second placed Hawks shot down the Manawatu Jets by 28 points, the fourth placed […]

Title contenders claim big wins in one-sided night of action

TITLE contenders Southland Sharks and Wellington Saints have established their top two positions on the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) ladder, with big wins in their respective matches overnight. The top placed Sharks won the first three quarters to take complete control over Franklin Bulls on their way to a 101-69 triumph, whilst the […]

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