Category Archives: NBL

News From Around the National Basketball League

Tom Garlepp re-signs for 2 years, plans on being a King for life

Tom Garlepp is a great human being.   A family man, married to former WNBL player Renae Camino, proud father, ambassador for Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and the Special Olympics.   He's just really great, loyal guy.   This is why he has agreed to play for the Sydney Kings for another two seasons.   Garlepp was coveted by all 9 other NBL teams during the league's off season and Garlepp was open...
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Are the NBL’s new salary rules creating a “caste system” ?

The new NBL salary cap rules are in full effect.   With NBL teams now able to sign more imports and more marquee players than ever before there seems to be a growing trend in this offseasons player movements.   NBL teams in capital cities with big budgets so far have been able to sign marquee talent like Kevin Lisch (who signed with Sydney), Daniel Kickert and Adam Gibson (both signing...
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The New Salary Structure is Great News for Future NBL Imports

With the news of sweeping changes to the NBL's salary situation, there's a real opportunity to not only increase the league’s popularity in the short term, but solidify the sport of basketball in Australia in the general public’s conscious for years to come. The answer: long term NBL imports.     Thinking back to the golden days of the NBL you had guys like Andrew Gaze, Shane...
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Cameron Gliddon signs with Polish club AZS Koszalin

Cameron Gliddon, the captain of the Cairns Taipans and their recently named MVP has signed a 10-week off-season contract with Polish club AZS Koszalin.     It...
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Josh Childress Reportedly Headed To D-League

With the NBL season now over the Sydney Kings main attraction Josh Childress is rumored to be headed back to the D-League according to Chris Dempsey of The Denver Post.     Childress averaged 21...
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Kings set to unleash towering centre

The Sydney Kings seem to have have found a replacement for injured star Julian Khazzouh, one who hasn't been retired for over for years (no disrespect to Ben Knight).   Towering centre Jordan Vandenberg has been training with the Kings over the past two days and is expected to join the team before the end of the week.   Below is footage of Jordan Vandenburg (black top) training with...
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NBL Rooks look to start 2016 with a bang

While NBL have been making big noise signing established stars like Josh Childress, Chris Goulding and Nathan Jawai this year's crop of NBL rookies have been able to fly under the radar and help teams like Adelaide, Melbourne and Perth cement themselves at the top of the NBL ladder.   Three rookies from the city of churches have become part of a young rookie core ready...
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Cairns may sign Jeremy Kendle to replace injured guard Markel Starks

Perhaps following Townsville Crocodiles lead by scanning the second-tier basketball leagues in Australlia to find an import replacement the Cairns Taipans are set to announce the signing of Jeremy Kendle, Channel 7 reporter Josh Bristow reporting the story. jeremy kendle cairns taipans Kendle was the leading scorer and MVP of the Queensland Basketball League while playing with the Toowoomba Mountaineers...
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How Omar Samhan gives Townsville a new identity

Sometimes things just don’t happen fast enough. We all want to lose weight faster, make money quicker, so it’s understandable that with the Townsville Crocodiles facing the reality of finishing in the bottom two for the fifth season in a row, they decided they'd like to start winning some games right now!   It’s clear the team has been struggling for an identity. There is no clear characteristic that you...
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