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THE even nature of this season’s NBL competition best was exemplified by the fact there were two sets of series matches in the round and in both instances, the results were splits, going with the home team.
THIS time next week, Victoria's and Australia's basketball elite will gather yet again for the biggest event on our sport's annual calendar for the Pete's Bar Lunch.
THE solution to the points differential issue out of Sunday's blacked-out NBL game between Brisbane and Cairns is simple. Cancel the margin.
YOU know the gang here at B.O.T.I. have a firm – but extremely flexible – policy of automatically giving our coveted Player of the Week award to anyone who shoots a basket to win an NBL or WNBL match.
THOSE magical, mystical beings of the NBL’s Game Review Panel moved super quickly once again to dismiss any serious wrongdoing by Josh Powell for his “sweet chin music” to Brisbane’s Mitch Young to open Round 6.
DEFENDING WNBL champion Townsville fired up at the weekend with two road wins and both by two points, coach Claudia Brassard discovering the fast-track to grey hair.
IT really shouldn’t be that hard to go a full Cairns Taipans NBL match on TV without the pressing need for commentators to refer to Nathan Jawai as “Outback Shaq”.
SO now we'll know if Cedric Jackson was the problem. That's the only conclusion outsiders can reach when looking at the dismal performance of Melbourne United, so far.
BENDIGO Spirit are leading the way this season, dedicating Saturday's match against defending champion Townsville Fire to the fight against cancer.
KEVIN Lisch with the swish and Sydney retains first place on the NBL table despite split results from a tumultuous Round 5.
MATCH-winning shots? Most of the time that's a virtual guarantee of claiming the round's B.O.T.I. Player of the Week accolade.
SUZY Batkovic, as everyone in Australian basketball knows, is a superstar.
*FLASHBACKS, my irregular "lucky dip" where I just reach into my drawers of old Australian basketball stuff and transcribe or post whatever I find for you.
SALLY Phillips, the Head of the WNBL, has responded to my recent blog bemoaning Basketball Australia's persistent inability to secure TV coverage for our elite women's league.
CAN Damian Martin do it again and make a miraculous early return from a shocking jaw injury?
WHEN I first met James Taylor 45 years ago in the lounge-room of my sister’s Sydney home, instinctively I recognised I was making a friend for life.
THERE are NBA tours and there are NBA tours, but this one? If you love your recent Aussie NBA champions, it's the one for you.
YES, believe it or not, November is here and with it comes the joy of the penultimate revisit of the NBL's first nude calendar in 2001. Are you ready for this?
AH BENDIGO. One week it's a goldrush, the next nothing pans out, then it's solid gold again.
THE competition was thick and fast for this round's B.O.T.I. Player of the Week awards, word somehow leaking out I had jam AND chocolate doughtnuts for the various winners.