The NBL recently announced plans to provide an alternative to college for US teenagers hoping to reach the NBA. We looked at the potential impact this initiative would have on the NBL, NBA and college basketball scene with the biggest takeaway is that with the financial backing both the NCAA and the NBA have, it likely wouldn't take long for one of them to look at...Read more
With the NBA refusing to allow players under 19 years of age to be eligible to play in the league and college basketball rife with allegations of fraud and corruption, the NBL has decided to provide an interesting alternative for high school players aspiring to reach the NBA. As part of the NBL's "Next Stars" program, the move will see international players who are projected to...Read more
The 2017/18 NBL season has come and gone it what seems like an instant, so it’s again time to unveil the best of the best: The Aussie Hoopla NBL Awards. Over the coming days, Aussie Hoopla will reveal the best Rookie, Sixth Man, Defensive Player, Coach, Most Improved and Most Valuable Player. Check back every day to see who won each award.Read more
2017/18 NBL Rookie of...
The NBA All-Star weekend delivered entertainment on new levels and shone a huge spotlight on the NBA. A record-setting three-point shootout, a slam dunk competition with ever before seen jams and an All-Star game played at a competition level unseen for a long time left fans more than happy. It begs the question of why we couldn't see an All-Star Game (or weekend) return to the...Read more
Former Sydney Kings star CJ Bruton is set to receive the ultimate accolade from the club where he won his first NBL championship. At the Sydney Kings's clash with the Melbourne United this Sunday afternoon Bruton will be officially added to the Kings' Wall of Legends, which current include former Kings legends, Matt Nielsen, Steve Carfino, Mark Dalton, Shane Heal, Damian Keogh, Tim Morrissey and Dean Uthoff,...Read more
With only six rounds left in the 2017/18 NBL season, it’s starting to get tight at the top. Each team will be fighting for a different reason to finish strong. Whether it be jostling for playoff positions, playing for pride or even playing the spoiler, every team has a reason to play every game at the maximum.Read more