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New Zealand reaching “breaking point” as Shamir’s side struggles to find consistency

DESPITE their less than desirable four-win and 10-loss record at this point in the season, it is important to remember that the New Zealand Breakers have only played 14 of their 28 NBL21 games, meaning that Dan Shamir’s side has plenty of time to make their way up the standings. In theory, the Breakers would […]

2021 NBL Round 11 preview: Ladder-defining clashes shape weekend of action

A SMALLER but action-packed Round 11 action in the National Basketball League (NBL) has plenty of ramifications for the ladder heading into the back-end of the season. ADELAIDE 36ERS: vs. Cairns Taipans @ Cairns Pop Up Arena, Sunday The 36ers have the solitary game up against the Taipans on Sunday, and will be desperate for […]

2021 NBL Stats: Round 10

HEADING into Round 11 of the National Basketball League (NBL) Draft Central takes a look at some of the top performers so far. It is no surprise that a number of Perth Wildcats feature highly in the key statistical areas given their stranglehold over the competition at the moment while Melbourne United’s shared approach sees […]

Brisbane returns home to rout Breakers in 88-67 drubbing

THE Brisbane Bullets’ chase for a top-four seed continues after they put on a four quarter clinic last night back at home in Queensland, defeating the New Zealand Breakers, 88-67, adding to what seems like an ever-growing avalanche of good form as of late for the team from the Sunshine State. Even though Brisbane shot […]

NBL21 – Round 10 preview: Melbourne United search for first win in three games

ROUND 10 of the National Basketball League (NBL) commences on Friday night as Melbourne United search for their first win in three games and Perth look to steal top spot. The excitement does not stop there as New Zealand Breakers and Brisbane Bullets go head-to-head after the exit of Lamar Patterson. Sydney Kings vs. Melbourne […]

Patterson to re-join Bullets for remainder of 2021 NBL season

IT has been a whirlwind couple of days in the National Basketball League (NBL) as New Zealand Breakers bidded farewell to Lamar Patterson as the American import joined forces with his former club, Brisbane Bullets. Patterson left the Bullets at the end of the 2019/20 season taking up the opportunity across the ditch, however he […]

Franchise record efficiency earns Phoenix NBL Cup runners up honours

THE South East Melbourne Phoenix have won three in a row for the first time since the start of the season and have secured second place on the NBL Cup ladder after their 14-point victory over the New Zealand Breakers (103-89). Setting a franchise record of 63 per cent shooting from the field, they won […]

Wildcats claw back from first term deficit to post another win

PERTH Wildcats have put themselves in pole position to take out the 2021 National Basketball League (NBL) Cup after a strong 10-point win over New Zealand Breakers last night. The Wildcats were a little rusty early, trailing by seven points at the first break, but soon clicked into gear thanks to another strong effort by […]

Abercrombie stars with buzzer-beating triple

A BUZZER-beating triple from Tom Abercrombie gifted New Zealand Breakers the victory over Cairns Taipans in what was a heart-stopping encounter (76-73). Both sides were level in the final seconds of the game before Abercrombie stepped up to the plate and delivered one of the most emphatic wins of the season. Flying out of the […]

NBL21 – Round 9 preview: Broekhoff enters the fray for Phoenix

A MID-TABLE logjam is sure to be somewhat broken up after a blockbuster Round 9 of National Basketball League (NBL) action, when the likes of Brisbane Bullets and Adelaide 36ers go head-to-head, whilst all Victorian and New South Wales battles are set to be matches to watch. NEW ZEALAND BREAKERS vs. CAIRNS TAIPANS Wednesday, March […]

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