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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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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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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36ers name Conner Henry as head coach

From nbl.com.au: The Adelaide 36ers have announced the appointment of Conner Henry as its new Head Coach for the next three years. Conner Henry’s appointment was the culmination of a comprehensive local and international search by the club. He joins the 36ers after previous positions including Assistant Coach of Orlando Magic and Head coach of the NBA D-League’s Fort Wayne Mad Ants where he won a Championship and was awarded Coach of the Year. Conner Henry had a standout career as a player, at the University of California, Santa Barbara,…

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Cairns beats up on Adelaide 108-91

From nbl.com.au : The Cairns Taipans have taken another significant step towards what would be a remarkable NBL finals appearance after Saturday night’s 108-91 smackdown of the Adelaide 36ers at Cairns Convention Centre. The Snakes were in charge all night for a complete wire-to-wire masterclass of three-point shooting, as four Snakes drained three triples or more and the team went 16/35 from downtown, including an unconscious 7/9 third term. Cairns now holds a 13-10 record with a strong points percentage, but have just a single home game remaining – against…

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Brisbane Bullets sign former 36er Nathan Sobey

From nbl.com.au : The Brisbane Bullets have secured Australian Boomer and All-NBL Second Team guard Nathan Sobey as their first free agent addition to the roster. Sobey joins the Bullets on a three-year deal which will have him at the Club until the end of the 2021-22 season. The move to Brisbane comes after five years at the Adelaide 36ers for Sobey, and one year with the Cairns Taipans. Sobey was involved in grand finals series with both teams, including the 2017-18 series for the 36ers against Melbourne United. Bullets Head…

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