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WNBL | Team Preview series – Adelaide Lightning

THE Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) is getting extremely close to commencing its 2023/24 season, with the opener set to take place on November 1. Last season, there was plenty of excitement as locals and imports alike fired for each of the eight teams, with a plethora of highlights gathering plenty of attention to one […]

Wilson’s wonderful triple-double good enough in OT

IN a match that went down to the wire and needed an extra period to decide a winner, Alex Wilson‘s individual performance caught the eye in the NBL1 Central Women’s over the weekend. Wilson’s Norwood Flames took on the Woodville Warriors at The ARC in Campbelltown on Saturday night, with the former coming into the […]

NBL1 South Women’s wrap: Round 6

FRANKSTON Blues stand as the only undefeated side in the competition after Knox Raiders suffered a narrow defeat, and the Blues fought back to win their clash with Geelong Supercats in a blockbuster National Basketball League (NBL)1 South women’s Round 6 of action. Geelong Supercats (75) def. by Frankston Blues (80) The rampaging Frankston Blues […]

2021 NBL1 South preview: Round 5

THE National Basketball League (NBL)1 South Round 5 preview features Diamond Valley Eagles as the winless women’s side comes up against the fellow winless side Hobart Chargers, while the 4-1 Eagles’ mens side take on North West Thunder on Saturday, which looms as a huge weekend for the northern suburb based side. WOMEN’S: Something has […]

2020 WNBL season preview – Part 1: Bottom four sides looking to force their way into finals.

IN the first of our two-part Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) season preview, we take a look at the four teams that missed out on finals last season and where they might land. Both the Townsville Fire and Sydney Uni Flames have made some exciting changes to their line-ups, whilst Bendigo Spirit has remained relatively […]

WNBL20 Team Preview – Townsville Fire

TO begin Draft Central’s team previews before the 2020 season kicks off next Wednesday, we look at a Townsville Fire squad raring to explode out of the gates following a less than impressive campaign the previous season. Fire head coach, Shannon Seebohm has made several key changes to his line-up in preparation for the upcoming condensed […]

NBL1 South women’s team summary: Hobart Chargers

IN light of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the National Basketball League (NBL)1 South Conference has been cancelled this year. As such, while Draft Central intended to do a preview on all teams leading up to the delayed start, it will instead be a team summary from last season and what they might look to improve […]

NBL1 Women’s Round 14 review: Bendigo Braves reclaim top spot

WITH two wins separating seventh from eighth in the National Basketball League (NBL)1, very few spots remain for a finals opportunity with four teams still contesting for eighth. The Bendigo Braves and Geelong Supercats have cemented their positions in the top-two, earning double chances with the Ringwood Hawks and Kilsyth Cobras still able to drop […]

NBL1 Women’s Round 13 review: Bendigo Braves make it nine in a row

THE Geelong Supercats cleaned up their first game of the NBL (National Basketball League)1 for Round 13, against the Ballarat Rush – defeating the home side 82-70. The game opened very much in Geelong’s favour (19-10) but took a turn in the second and third with Ballarat snaring consecutive 23-point terms, compared to 19 and […]

NBL1 Women’s Round 12 review: Top eight gap widens

THE gap between the top eight and bottom 10 in the National Basketball League (NBL)1 competition has increased, with Albury Wodonga Bandits’ victory over Frankston Blues, and losses to both Melbourne Tigers and Eltham Wildcats making it a six-point differential between the Bandits and Tigers. The Bandits proved to be more than a handful for […]

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