The semi-finals leave us with Townsville and Melbourne battling it out for the WNBL championship; Townsville are looking for their third title in four seasons, whilst Melbourne is looking to hoist the trophy for the first time since the 2010/2011 season, back when they were still Bulleen.
A quick update after this week’s Ozhoops Radio went live- Fox Sports had originally scheduled the WNBL Grand Final game on Saturday night for a 9:30pm (AEDT) replay on channel 503 after the NBL matches. They have now advertised that the game will be live from 7:30pm (AEDT) on channel 506. The replay is still… Read More Fox Sports does some shuffling, game 1 now live
This week! It’s WNBL Grand Final week and I preview game 1 of the championship series. Plus the NBL now has a definite top-four and a definite everyone-else; I review week 13’s games and gloat about my tipping.
“The most significant event in the Perth/Melbourne series might have happened the week before.”
The Fire and the Flames, between them, have won the last three WNBL championships. After meeting in last year’s semi-finals, the two teams will do battle again in a three-game series starting on Thursday night.
The irresistible force (Perth’s offence) meets the immovable object (Melbourne’s defence) in the first semi-final series starting on Wednesday.