Round Nine of the Bartercard NBL tips off tomorrow when the Breakers Manawatu Jets try to keep their playoff hopes alive when they host the Mike Nelson Giants.
Basketball New Zealand confirmed today reports that the winners of the Bartercard NBL will in future be invited to attend the prestigious R William Jones tournament in Taiwan, with the 2014 Champions Wellington Saints the first to accept the invitation to attend...
Australian, Todd Blanchfield is Round Eight player of the week for his performance against Taranaki. The versatile guard scored a personal best 37 points, and is second in the league in scoring, averaging 25.4 points per game.
The IMS Payroll Hawks have stunned the Canterbury Rams in Christchurch with an 84-75 win.
The surging Zerofees Southland Sharks have made it two from two on their road trip, holding off the winless Augusta Airs 109-105.
Both the James Blond Supercity Rangers and Zerofees Southland Sharks have had to fight hard to secure wins.
Round Eight of the Bartercard NBL begins on Friday and after winning four straight at home, the Southland Sharks will play the road double-double header of Jets and Airs.
After scoring 42 in the 126-118 overtime win over Wellington, Rangers forward Tom Garlepp has earned his first player of the week.
The James Blond Supercity Rangers have had an epic scoring game against the Wellington Saints, winning 126-118 in overtime.
The Zerofees Southland Sharks continue their dominant form at home, defeating the IMS Payroll Hawks 82-71.
Reuben Te Rangi has led the James Blond Supercity Rangers to a 97-85 road win over the Mike Pero Nelson Giants.
The Canterbury Rams have maintained their great record at home easily dispatching the IMS Payroll Hawks 83-62.
Round Seven of the Bartercard NBL begins on Friday, and this weekend it will a big one for the third placed James Blond Supercity Rangers who play on the road against first placed Nelson Giants and second placed Wellington Saints.
Mike Pero Nelson Giants point guard McKenzie Moore is player of the week for the second straight time after leading the Giants to a one point win over the Jets, which also puts them at the top of table.
The Breakers Manawatu Jets have produced one of the big upsets of the season with a 98-88 win over the James Blond Supercity Rangers.
The Canterbury Rams have come back from a 17 point deficit to defeat the Wellington Saints 89-85.
Round Six of the Bartercard NBL will be played over Friday and Saturday, and will be a huge weekend for the Canterbury Rams who play a double header against the Wellington Saints and the Zerofees Southland Sharks.
Nelson Giants point guard McKenzie Moore is Round Five player of the week for his incredible stat line in the win over the Augusta Airs. Moore backed this up with 28 points against Wellington, but were unable to get the win.
The Wellington Saints are back at the top of the table, giving the Mike Pero Nelson Giants their first loss of the season, final score 102-85.
The Mike Pero Giants have moved to the top of the table with a 109-80 win over the Augusta Airs.