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Hawks back on the winners’ list by soaring over Cairns

THE Round 11 action continued for the National Basketball League (NBL) on Saturday evening, with the Cairns Taipans travelling south to take on the Illawarra Hawks at WIN Entertainment Centre. The Hawks entered this match as favourites given their strong start to the season, but it loomed as a danger matchup for the home side, […]

NBL 2021/22: Early Ladder Look

WITH the National Basketball League (NBL) season chugging along nicely (amid a few COVID-related interruptions), there has been plenty of action for fans to enjoy so far. While there was a rough idea at how the standings would pan out throughout the course of NBL22, there has still been a few twists and turns to […]

Taipans prove too good for 36ers

THIS past weekend has seen some excellent action from the third round of the National Basketball League (NBL). There were some thrilling contests, but also some strong team performances across the courts. In the second of two Saturday night games, the Adelaide 36ers travelled to the Cairns Convention Centre to take on the Cairns Taipans […]

Unbeaten streaks on the line in big weekend

WITH the weekend just around the corner, as is another round of the National Basketball League (NBL), much to the excitement of fans, players and staff. The competition enjoyed one of the most memorable rounds over the last few years, so fans will be on the edge of their seats heading into Round 3 of […]

Cross-town clash set to hit Melbourne

FOLLOWING an entertaining first round of National Basketball League (NBL) action, the competition’s teams will be gearing up for another weekend of high-quality basketball. Now that the league’s sides are warmed up and have a feel for the opposition, expect the matches to go up a notch. The schedule of round 2 contains a number […]

NBL Blitz Wrap/Round 1 Preview: New club set to kick off season

AFTER many long months of waiting, the National Basketball League (NBL) 2021-22 season is finally here, with proceedings set to kick off tomorrow night in what will be a welcome return for Australia’s premier Basketball competition. The ‘Blitz’ pre-season series gave fans a nice preview of the season to come, but now comes the time […]

NBL Team Overview: Cairns Taipans

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 […]

NBL Team Watch: Cairns Taipans

THE National Basketball League (NBL) is gearing up for another exciting season full of action, and the teams are looking to gain an advantage over their opponents before the season has even begun. Following a wooden spoon finish in 2020, the Cairns Taipans will be looking to improve on their performance, and the upcoming season […]

NBL1 West men’s finals preview: Week 2

THE NBL1 semi-finals are set to bring plenty of excitement and enthralling battles with the winner of the two matches progressing through to the preliminary final the following day against either Lakeside Lightning or Perry Lakes Hawks. Rockingham Flames vs. Mandurah Magic The Rockingham Flames will be hoping to make the most of their second […]

2021 NBL1 West Men’s: Week 1 Finals preview

IT is that time of year with finals well and truly in the air for the National Basketball League (NBL)1 West. Both the elimination and qualifying final will take place over the weekend with the winner from each respective game moving forward to the next stage. Elimination finals (5) Mandurah Magic vs.(8)  Cockburn Cougars Friday, […]

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