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Harvey almost the hero against the throne

IT was the kind of Tyler Harvey performance that NBL fans had been waiting for all season, as the popular guard exploded to nearly get the Illawarra Hawks over the line for a massive upset against the ladder-leading Sydney Kings at Qudos Bank Arena on Sunday afternoon. If not for a heartbreaking loss at the […]

NBL Standouts – Round 7

ROUND 7 of the NBL has almost wrapped up, and the league returned from the FIBA break with a bang, as one of the closest seasons in recent memory continued. As is the case with any week, there were a fair few eye-catching performances from an individual perspective, as some of the competition’s biggest and […]

NBL Team Overview: Sydney Kings

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 […]

Marlins stun Thunder, set up Meteoric grand final

CAIRNS Marlins have defied the odds to reach the 2021 National Basketball League (NBL)1 North Men’s Division Grand Final, knocking off minor premiers Logan Thunder in the semi-finals. The fifth placed Marlins first overcame Gold Coast Rollers in the elimination final, and have now taken down the Thunder – who previously only had one loss […]

2021 NBL1 North men’s finals preview: Week 2

THE semi-finals are set to be action packed with the winner from the two matches progressing to the National Basketball League (NBL1) North men’s grand final. Top of the table Logan Thunder will be eager to assert themselves against their lower ranked opposition Cairns Marlins, while the Mackay Meteors will be hoping to inflict a […]

2021 NBL1 North men’s finals wrap: Week 1

THE qualifying finals played host to a mixed bag of results in the National Basketball League (NBL)1 North Men’s with only one game decided by 10 points or less. The winners from the four games moved through to the next stage with the semi-finals to be held this weekend. Gold Coast Rollers (72) defeated by […]

Sydney Kings 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 2020 grand finalists Sydney Kings. Season Summary: Similar to the Bullets, it was a season of “what if?”s for the Sydney […]

Sydney Kings survive last quarter fightback from Bullets

THE race to finals continues to heat up and the Sydney Kings have managed to keep their slim chances alive with a thrilling win over Brisbane Bullets, to end the latters’ hopes of making it into the top four (83-82). The Bullets had their opportunities to seal the deal but the Kings found a way […]

NBL: Kings perform late to keep finals chances alive

WITH slim finals hopes on the line, the Sydney Kings were able to sneak past the undermanned Illawarra Hawks, emerging from WIN Entertainment Centre with a six-point triumph on Thursday night. With their finals position locked in, the Hawks opted to rest star Tyler Harvey, giving the Kings an almighty confidence boost heading into the […]

Kings rule over United in double-overtime thriller

SYDNEY Kings have toppled Melbourne United in one of the games of the year to keep their playoff hopes alive, downing the ladder leaders by two points in an epic double-overtime National Basketball League (NBL) bout. In a must-win contest for the Kings to remain in contention, the home team secured the victory to move […]

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