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2021 NBL Top Performers to Round 5: Illawarra/Melbourne/New Zealand

IN the second of our three-part series looking at the National Basketball League’s (NBL) top performers to Round 5 before the NBL Cup tips off, we focus on Illawarra Hawks, Melbourne United and New Zealand Breakers. Illawarra Hawks Wins: 5 Losses: 2 Position: 2nd Tyler Harvey has taken the competition by storm with the guard […]

2021 NBL mash-up teams: State-by-state

FOR something different during the break, we decided to take a look at what mashed up teams would look like in the National Basketball League (NBL) competition, with the Victorian teams combined, as well as New South Wales, Queensland and then the three single teams in their respective states/country. We have looked at a starting […]

Kings storm home late to win against Breakers

SYDNEY Kings piled on 13 consecutive points late in the match against New Zealand Breakers to win by 10 in their National Basketball League (NBL) clash at Qudos Bank Arena last night. In front of almost 6000 fans, the Kings stood tall after the main break where both teams were level, to find their rhythm […]

NBL21 – Round 5 preview: Top of the table clash opens round

WITH the National Basketball League (NBL) Cup fast approaching, the final round before all the teams descend on Melbourne takes place. Round 5 of NBL action begins tonight from 7.30pm with the ladder already taking shape in the competition. THE HAWKS vs. MELBOURNE UNITED Wednesday, February 10 @ 7.30pm WIN Entertainment Centre Opening the round […]

Cairns topple Breakers in bottom two clash

THE final game of National Basketball League (NBL) Round 4 saw the Cairns Taipans get back onto the winners list toppling the struggling New Zealand Breakers (84-67). Sitting second last on the ladder, the win created some separation as the Taipans made it two wins from eight appearances while keeping the Breakers winless. Cairns raced […]

Resilient Breakers steal win over Cairns in fourth, Taipans lose six in a row

AFTER an extraordinary fourth quarter comeback and some vital free throw shooting in the dying stages of yesterday’s opener, the New Zealand Breakers have stolen their first win of the NBL21 season from the Cairns Taipans, 85-79, which as a result now extends their opponents’ losing streak to six games. It was a particularly slow […]

NBL21: Round 4 preview – Melbourne United and Hawks look to remain undefeated

ONLY two teams remain undefeated heading into Round 4 of the National Basketball League (NBL) with Melbourne United and Illawarra Hawks hoping to keep their hot streak going. The Breakers, United and Taipans all play two games this round as the Breakers hunt for their first win for 2021. Brisbane Bullets vs. Melbourne United Friday, […]

NBL 2021: Round 3 stats leaders

AFTER three rounds of National Basketball League (NBL) action there are a number of players that have upped the ante and taken the competition by storm. Draft Central takes a look at the top performers in their respective areas with a number of familiar faces topping the table given their consistency, star power and skillset […]

Adelaide make it back-to-back wins for the first time in 2021 NBL season

HAVING already played out a thriller earlier in the season the clash between Adelaide 36ers and New Zealand Breakers did not disappoint as Adelaide made it two from two boasting a 10-point win (88-78). The win marks the 36ers’ first consecutive victory so far this season after what has been an up and down campaign […]

NBL21 Round 3 preview: Victoria to host first NBL match of the season as blockbuster round awaits

NATIONAL Basketball League (NBL) Round 3 action tips off tonight, in what is a blockbuster eight-game round, the biggest of the season thus far. The round yet again features a few rematches, as Adelaide 36ers, Perth Wildcats, Brisbane Bullets and Cairns Taipans all remain at home venues. For the first time this season, an all-Victorian […]

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