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Third quarter blitz sees Sharks devour Bulls

A DOMINANT third term is all it took for Southland Sharks to put away Franklin Bulls and end the Bulls’ hopes of a Final 6 finish in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL). The Sharks were on the ropes throughout the first half, trailing by 13 points at half-time, but a barnstorming 33-15 third […]

Nuggets step up in vital win over Sharks

REGAINING some star firepower, Otago Nuggets won the match they simply had to win to ensure they are in the box seat for a Final 6 finish in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL). The Nuggets knocked off Southland Sharks by 15 points last night to tip-off Round 14 of the competition and bounce […]

Sharks upset Airs to leapfrog Jets

THOUGH their Final 6 aspirations may be done and dusted, Southland Sharks were able to leapfrog Manawatu Jets to get off the bottom of the ladder after defeating Taranaki Mountainairs by seven points last night. The Round 13 New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) clash at ILT Stadium resulted in the Airs getting off to […]

Nuggets rise to top with fifth straight win

AFTER starting the season 0-2, the Otago Nuggets have settled into a rhythm the last five matches, going unbeaten to rise to the top of the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) ladder. The Nuggets latest victim was the Southland Sharks who slumped to a 2-4 record this season and sit mid-table.The victory was largely […]

Imports give Taranaki Air to defeat Sharks

A COUPLE of key inclusions for the struggling Taranaki Mountainairs helped the side win its second game of the year, defeating Southland Sharks by 11 points in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) last night. The Airs welcomed in Anthony Hilliard and Javonte Douglas as imports for a much-needed win, as the pair put […]

Sharks destroy Jets to devour second win

AFTER suffering defeat at the hands of Franklin Bulls over the weekend, Southland Sharks bounced back in comprehensive fashion, taking care of the Manawatu Jets by 19 points. The Sharks dominated the first term to race out to a 17-goal lead, and whilst at times the Jets put up some resistance, ultimately they were never […]

NZNBL Round 2 preview: Bulls and Sharks to clash

A BLOCKBUSTER Round 2 of action will see plenty of imports and local talent return to the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL). With Round 1 in the books, there are plenty of different formlines and teams hoping to either rise up or maintain their form from the opening week. AROUND THE COURTS Round 2 […]

Sharks devour understrength Saints

A FULL-STRENGTH Southland Sharks smelt blood and attacked a weakened Wellington Saints outfit to run away with the 36-point victory at ILT Stadium last night. The Sharks came in with all players available, whilst the Saints were missing their three best players in Tom Vodanovich, Jordan Ngatai and Taane Samuel. Though both sides are predicted […]

NZNBL Round 1 preview: New season tips off

AFTER an extended off-season, the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) returns tonight, with the first of six games across the weekend. A total of 10 teams will begin their road for glory, with reigning premiers Wellington Saints and runners-up Hawke’s Bay Hawks among the title contenders. Newly renamed Auckland Tuatara enter the fold, with […]

2022 NZNBL preview: Wellington Saints

REIGNING premiers Wellington Saints return to the 2022 New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) with a new head coach and an almost unrecognisable list, which will make it fascinating for fans and neutrals alike. With ex-Melbourne Boomers mentor Guy Molloy heading to the Saints – after grabbing a Women’s NBL championship in Australia – the […]

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