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Melbourne United edge out Breakers by three points

MELBOURNE United snuck home against New Zealand Breakers, claiming a three point win (87-84) to keep a firm grip on top spot. United were unable to escape the grips of the Breakers drawing level at half time before pushing ahead in the final term after being well and truly pressured throughout the game. New Zealand […]

Breakers go back-to-back and hold off Bullets

NEW Zealand Breakers are starting to click into gear, having moved to 3-6 on the National Basketball League (NBL) ladder following their hard-fought five-point win over Brisbane Bullets last night. The Breakers are still two wins adrift from the top seven – sitting in eighth – but have a couple of games in hand compared […]

NBL21 – Round 8 preview: Wildcats and Phoenix to battle for fifth time

AS Summer turned into Autumn, the National Basketball League (NBL)’s new tournament NBL Cup rolled on, and a massive 10-game round over five days will be a treat for fans in Victoria. This round features the first four matches at the revamped State Basketball Centre, before returning to John Cain Arena for the remaining six […]

2021 NBL: Round 8 stats leaders

HEADING into Round 8 of the National Basketball League (NBL), Draft Central takes a look at the competition’s best when it comes to points scored, assists, rebounds, blocks and steals. There is no surprise that a number of names are repeated in the categories given their overall dominance across the league and skillset to excel […]

Breakers’ win margin equals franchise record, demolishes 36ers by 44

AFTER a monumental first quarter effort, the New Zealand Breakers attained their second win of the season with a 106-62 triumph over the Adelaide 36ers, who have now fallen under .500 and have slidden right out of the top four. The Breakers could not have asked for a better start, leading 14-0 during the fourth […]

Kings climb back into top four

THE Round 7 opener of the National Basketball League (NBL) between Sydney Kings and New Zealand Breakers was fairly clean cut with the former surging to an 18-point win, 96-78. The Kings wrestled back full momentum after going down in the opening term and from there did not look like letting up, constantly pressing and […]

NBL21 – Round 7 preview: NBL Cup rolls on

THE National Basketball League (NBL) Cup continues into Round 7 of the season, with some teams such as Perth Wildcats making their move up the table, while others such as New Zealand Breakers desperately need a win to get back on track in season 2021. SYDNEY KINGS vs. NEW ZEALAND BREAKERS Thursday, February 25 @ […]

Hawks hand Breakers their fifth loss of the season

ILLAWARRA got back onto the winner’s list last night, comfortably defeating New Zealand Breakers by 14 points (102-88) thanks to a blockbuster second term. The Hawks’ key players stepped up to the plate learning from their earlier outing against Cairns to redeem themselves and pile on the pressure against the Breakers to continue their strong […]

NBL21 mid-season summaries: Bottom 5

YESTERDAY Draft Central summarised the seasons of each of the top four teams to this point in the fixture. Today we look at the summaries of the five teams that are aiming to displace them for a postseason finals spot in just over a month’s time. 5th – Sydney Kings Record: 3 wins, 4 losses, […]

NBL21 – Round 6 preview: NBL Cup tips off in blockbuster weekend

AN eight-game round across four days tips off in a blockbuster National Basketball League (NBL) weekend starting tomorrow. Across Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, double-headers will be played at John Cain Arena in Melbourne, allowing fans to make the most of their trip to the basketball. We take a look at each of the clashes […]

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