The Sydney Kings have made some huge import changes the past few weeks. They let go of young guard Michael Bryson and swapped him with NBA veteran Steve Blake. That is one hell of a statement to make after they just recently added rugged NBA journeyman Josh Powell to the mix. Looking at this formidable line-up here are five big reasons why the Sydney Kings are going...Read more
Jason Cadee stepped up big time on Saturday night to help the Sydney Kings secure a remarkable 92-78 win against the Cairns Taipans at Qudos Arena. The sweet shooting guard got 23 points, 7 assists, 3 rebounds and four triples in 35 minutes. Cadee took over the reigns from Kevin Lisch after the Kings captain succumbed to a head knock in the third quarter. Cadee lit up...Read more
After a much-hyped partnership announced earlier this year which named renowned international manufacturer Mitchell & Ness as the official on-court and off-court apparel partner to the NBL, the brand unveiled their new vision for the league's apparel with a launch held at 524 Flinders, Melbourne. NBL team merchandise was proudly on display as high profiles celebrities and hoops fans...Read more
Cairns started their 2016/17 campaign with a 3000 kilometre trip to the opposite side of the country to face the defending champion Perth Wildcats. Despite adding a number of players to the roster, the Taipans have featured at the very bottom of my pre-season rankings in the media and they are dead with the betting agencies listing them at 21-1. In comparison, the opponents the Wildcats currently...Read more
The Sydney Kings suffered a heart-breaking loss in their home opener, falling short 77-73 against the Brisbane Bullets at Qudos Arena overnight. It was a disappointing result for the club after a much-hyped pre-season. With seven brand new recruits, including Boomers players Kevin Lisch, Aleks Maric and Brad Newley, the team has not found the right chemistry on the court just yet. The Kings were outrebounded and...Read more
Well it's not Nate Robinson, the three-time NBA dunk champion rumoured to be signing with the Kings, but Sydney signed a player with NBA pedigree none the less, announcing earlier today that two-time NBA champion Josh Powell had signed as the team's third import. Kings Managing Director Jeff Van Groningen was very clear when discussing the importance of gaining a player like Powell for this season.Read more
This week the Sydney Kings posted a rather cryptic message on the team's social media platforms regarding how much size matters.Read more
Many fans have speculated that perhaps it's referring to the new scoreboard at Qudos Bank...
We've got some big news for the FANS coming on Thursday. Hint, SIZE DOES MATTER! pic.twitter.com/n6tZd1Emkh— Sydney Kings (@SydneyKings) October 3, 2016
Basketball has returned to prominence in Australia over the past 12 months with Olympic success, a record number of Australian’s in the NBA and the NBL rapidly growing in popularity.
In a coup for Australian basketball, the NBL has partnered with renowned international manufacturer Mitchell & Ness who will provide the official...Read more
With less than a week until the launch of the NBL season, the Aussie Hoopla staff has put together a list of the best NBL players of all time. All-Time #NBLrank continues with this article ranking the best small forwards in NBL history. Click here to see our top five point guards in NBL history. Click here to see our top five shooting guards in NBL history. Click here...Read more
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