This week! Derek picks his NBL 40th Anniversary Team and reviews week 16 of the league. Is the final four set already? (Hint: probably.)
A double for Melbourne United puts them in sole possession of first place, while Adelaide and New Zealand stumbled.
Comings and goings in preparation for the 2018/19 WNBL season. Last updated 13 February 2018.
This week! I wrap up the WNBL Grand Final series with reviews of games 2 and 3, plus look at week 15 in the NBL.
Two losses to Perth- to the cellar-dwelling Kings, no less- drop the Wildcats to fourth on the ladder. Meanwhile, Adelaide continues to roll.
In the battle of the superstar centres, it was ultimately Suzy Batkovic’s Townsville Fire that won out. Townsville won game 3 of the grand final series 70-57 on Sunday, securing their third championship in the last four WNBL seasons.
With all the winners now named, here’s a summary of the WNBL’s honour roll for 2017/18.
Don’t have Foxtel? Can’t get near your TV? Data plan on your mobile not up to the task? Never fear, follow the action from Fire v Boomers here, updated as quickly as I can type, starting from about 7:20 pm AEDT.
This week! The NBL plays week 14, the WNBL hands out its prestigious end-of-season awards on Twitter, and I look ahead to game 2 of the Fire and Boomers’ grand final series. Plus I put far too much thought into my #heritageround intro.
Grand Final game 1 was just like the regular-season meetings between the Boomers and Fire: it was scrappy, it was close, and Townsville won. But don’t count out the Boomers just yet.