Round 9 NBL22 Injury Updates

Like any sports league, injuries are an unfortunate part of any NBL season and here are the latest round of injury reports from the league. Courtesy of the clubs and the NBL: Adelaide 36ers The 36ers will be without off-season recruit and captain Mitch McCarron due to COVID healthy and safety protocols for their Friday night game against the Tasmania JackJumpers. Big man Isaac Humphries also remains sidelined with a right knee injury. South East Melbourne Phoenix The Phoenix will be without big man Zhou Qi due to illness and…

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Injury Updates: NBL22 Round 9

Courtesy of nbl.com.au: Here are the latest updates out of every Club when it comes to injuries and player availability. This page will be updated as news is released by Clubs leading into their respective games. Adelaide 36ers The 36ers will be without off-season recruit and captain Mitch McCarron due to COVID healthy and safety protocols for their Friday night game against the Tasmania JackJumpers. Big man Isaac Humphries also remains sidelined with a right knee injury. Tasmania JackJumpers Russian Next Star Nikita Mikhailovskii returns to the JackJumpers lineup for…

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NBL22 Isaac Humphries re-ups with 36ers

From nbl.com.au: The Adelaide 36ers have announced the re-signing of Isaac Humphries on a one-year deal. The 23-year-old, 211 cm former NBL Rookie of the Year and, winner of the Coaches Choice Award at the recent Adelaide 36ers MVP Awards Night, will return to the Adelaide 36ers for the NBL22 season.  Humphries averaged 13 points, 7 rebounds and 2.8 blocked shots across 19 games for the 36ers during the NBL21 season, before his season was shortened due to injury.  Isaac Humphries said, “I am really looking forward another season with…

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NBL: Humphries and Giddey lead 36ers to victory over Breakers

From nbl.com.au: It was anything but a two-man show, but Isaac Humphries and Josh Giddey showed they are going to help make the Adelaide 36ers tough to beat this season leading the Sixers to an 88-78 over the New Zealand Breakers. The 36ers were playing their fifth consecutive home game at Adelaide Entertainment Centre on Wednesday night and on the back of a flying start, and with Humphries and Giddey showing the way, the Sixers led from go to woe to win by 10. It’s the first time the 36ers…

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Accessing every NBL21 roster

From Liam Santamaria at nbl.com.au: Can you believe it? After the longest off-season in NBL history we’re now only two weeks from opening night. NBL21 is just around the corner! So, as we approach the start of the season, let’s take stock of where each club currently sits in terms of their roster. Of course, most teams are locked, loaded and ready to go. Some, however, still have a final piece to add to their puzzle. As a bit of a snapshot, I’ve listed each squad’s returning players, their new…

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NBL21 Free Agency: Adelaide 36ers sign Donald Sloan

From nbl.com.au: The Adelaide 36ers have announced the signing of US import, and former NBA guard Donald Sloan for the NBL21 season. From Louisiana, Donald’s career has included significant stints in the NBA, NBA G-League, Chinese Basketball Association and also the Basketball Bundesliga in Germany. The 32-year-old, 191 cm guard most recently played with Baskets Bonn in the Basketball Bundesliga. Averaging 11.7 points a contest in Germany before Covid 19 ceased play. In the season prior, Donald posted 25.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 5.0 assists per game for the Jiangsu…

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NBL Free Agency: Anthony Drmic signs with Brisbane

From Liam Santamaria at nbl.com.au With free agency underway, NBL Media’s Liam Santamaria is taking a look at each and every signing and breaking down what it all means ahead of #NBL21. Signed by: Brisbane Bullets The deal: Three years (mutual option final year) Age: 28 2019-20 team: Adelaide 36ers 2019-20 stats (per game): 10.5 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.1 assists, 43.9 FG%, 29.5 3P%, 64.9 FT% Projected role: With Gliddon out of town, Drmic should start on the wing and play a big load of minutes for the Bullets.  Quote:…

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What you need to know heading into NBL21 Free Agency

from Liam Santamaria at nbl.com.au : By Liam Santamaria It’s been a long wait but the 2020 free agency period is finally here. Delayed over three months by the Coronavirus pandemic, free agency will officially open across the NBL this Wednesday. Let’s gooooo! There are some big names in play this off-season, including two members of last year’s World Cup Boomers team – Chris Goulding and Cam Gliddon – who are both currently out of contract. Teams are also looking to bolster their stocks of local talent as they prepare…

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Mitch Creek says he couldn’t return to 36ers

From nbl.com.au South East Melbourne Phoenix superstar Mitch Creek says he couldn’t return to the Adelaide 36ers if the opportunity presented. Creek spent eight years with the 36ers, growing into one of the club’s leaders and earning an All-NBL Second Team berth in 2018. Since leaving Adelaide, Creek has played in the NBA with the Brooklyn Nets and Minnesota Timberwolves, before becoming the Phoenix’s marquee man in their inaugural campaign. The 28-year-old has already committed to South East Melbourne for NBL21 and has made it clear he intends to help…

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Daniel Johnson re-ups Adelaide 36ers

From nbl.com.au: The Adelaide 36ers have signed Daniel Johnson to a new three-year deal, which will see the star centre remain in Adelaide until the end of the 2022-23 season. Johnson led the Sixers in rebounding for the 2019-20 season, averaging 8.25 rebounds, 18 points and 2.18 assists per game in his tenth season with the club. The 32-year-old Western Australian has played 300 NBL games, picked up seven All-NBL team members and has been awarded the NBL’s Most Improved Player. Daniel Johnson is grateful to have his career extended…

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