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Baynes brings Bullets back in first hitout

THE Brisbane Bullets look to be boosted by the addition of Aron Baynes in season 2022/23 of the National Basketball League (NBL), with the big man making a significant impact in his first outing in a Bullets jumper. Brisbane faced off against the New Zealand Breakers in the Blitz preseason competition in Darwin on Sunday, […]

Tuatara shoot down Saints

IN a remarkable Final 6 clash, Auckland Tuatara have eliminated reigning champion Wellington Saints from the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) title race. After starting the season so poorly, the Saints had seemingly found their groove the past month, winning the last six games of the season, five of them coming against four of […]

In-form Saints rise above Tuatara

A FIFTH straight New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) win has Wellington Saints fans believing they can go all the way, with the reigning premiers knocking off third placed Auckland Tuatara by an impressive 18 points at Eventfinda Stadium last night. Both sides had already stamped their tickets to the Final 6 due to the […]

Saints sizzle, keep Final 6 hope alive

CONTINUING what has been a remarkable revival for a team that looked down and out early in the season, the Wellington Saints produced an eye-opening 10-point win over the Nelson Giants to put themselves in the box seat for a Final 6 spot. The Saints have racked up five wins in the past six games […]

Saints roll on with 39-point Jets domination

LOOKING the most dominant team in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL), Wellington Saints have stormed to a massive 39-point victory against Manawatu Jets to continue their remarkable revival in the 2022 season. The reigning premiers started the season at 1-5, then were still on the ropes at 3-7, but have found a way […]

Saints resurrection continues by clipping Hawks

AFTER looking down and out early in the season, Wellington Saints are on the verge of cracking into the Final 6 of the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL). The reigning champions are a star-studded unit on paper, but did not quite click, and have been much improved over the last month to win four […]

Saints rise under new coach to stop Bulls

A RARE mid-season coaching change has paid dividends in a first-up performance with Wellington Saints incumbent Troy McLean leading his side to a 28-point win over Franklin Bulls in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NNZBL) yesterday. Anchored to the bottom of the table with just three wins for the season under previous coach Guy […]

Wonderful Webster steers Bulls past Saints

A magnificent performance from Corey Webster has seen the Franklin Bulls prove too good for the Wellington Saints when the two sides locked horns on Sunday in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL). The two-time league Most Valuable Player was at his damaging best at Franklin Pool and Leisure Centre, driving his side to […]

Giant final-quarter comeback sees Nelson down Wellington

THE Nelson Giants have produced a terrific come-from-behind victory in Friday’s New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) action, taking down the Wellington Saints to the tune of three points. In what proved to be a thrilling finish, the Giants overcame an eight-point deficit in the early stages of the last quarter, to storm home in […]

Rams roll past struggling Saints

AN UNDERSTRENGTH Canterbury Rams have rolled past a struggling Wellington Saints outfit in the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL) despite a dominant triple-double debut from star Saints inclusion Xavier Cooks. The Saints had finally cracked through for their first win of the season last round, while the Rams sat at 4-3 in the middle […]

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