Boomers squad named for FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers

From nbl.com.au: Basketball Australia have named a 24-man Boomers squad for the upcoming FIBA Asia Cup qualification games. The Boomers face New Zealand in Brisbane at Nissan Arena on February 20 before playing away to Hong Kong in their second game on February 23. The squad is headlined by 2019 FIBA World Cup team members Chris Goulding, Mitch Creek, David Barlow, Cam Gliddon and Nathan Sobey alongside emerging NBL stars including Will Magnay, Kouat Noi and Sunday Dech. Players from teams participating in the NBL Finals will not be named…

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South East Melbourne signs Devondrick Walker

From nbl.com.au: The South East Melbourne Phoenix is shooting a league-leading 38.46% from beyond the arc this season. That is set to improve with the addition of sharpshooting import Devondrick Walker. The 27-year-old Texan officially became the Phoenix’s replacement for import centre Keith Benson today and will add to the teams already impressive offensive arsenal. “I’m excited to join the Phoenix; it’s a new club with a healthy aspiration of getting to the top of the playoffs. Every game matters at this point so it’s an exciting time of year…

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Devin Booker out against Spurs

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker will miss the team’s game against the San Antonio Spurs that will be played in Mexico City. Booker’s game has showed signs of maturity and he is one of the reasons the Suns have been one of the pleasant surprises of the NBA this season.

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LaMelo Ball will miss four weeks with foot injury

Youngest of the Ball brothers, current point guard for the NBL’s Illawarra Hawks and projected top-three pick in next year’s NBA draft, LaMelo Ball will be out about four weeks with a foot injury. According to an injury update from the NBL, Ball suffered a bruised foot in practice this week. A specialist Ball saw, prescribed him to rest the injury and that will have him on the shelf for the next few weeks. Ball with remain in Australia as he rehabs his injury. He is expected to make a…

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November 26, 2019 NBA Recap

Top Performances pt rb ast Kawhi LeonardLAC @ DAL 28 8 4    Paul GeorgeLAC @ DAL 26 4 2   6 stl Jerami GrantDEN vs. WAS 20 4 1   2 stl Will BartonDEN vs. WAS 17 8 8    Jordan McRaeWAS @ DEN 21 4 3    Luka DončićDAL vs. LAC 22 8 6   14-16 ft Lou WilliamsLAC @ DAL 21 6 6    Thomas BryantWAS @ DEN 10 8 2   2 stl , 2 blk Moritz WagnerWAS @ DEN 14 2 3    Mason PlumleeDEN vs. WAS 15 7…

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November 1 ,2019 NBA recap

Last night’s NBA action was highlighted by Lebron James and Luka Doncic trading triple doubles as the Lakers and Mavericks needed overtime to settle their affair. Top Performances pt rb ast LeBron JamesLAL @ DAL 39 12 16   Triple-double Luka DončićDAL vs. LAL 31 13 15   Triple-double Kemba WalkerBOS vs. NYK 33 6 5   14-14 ft Andre DrummondDET @ CHI 25 24 2   2 stl , 3 blk Patty MillsSAS @ GSW 31 3 2   6-9 3-pt Marcus MorrisNYK @ BOS 29 9 3   5-8 3-pt Anthony DavisLAL @ DAL…

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BIG3 postpones China tour

It appears that the well-publicized kerfuffle between China and the NBA has had some ripple effects. The BIG3 announced that the league’s planned Chinese tour that was to take place next month has been postponed . The tour was to start on November 2 and end November 17 and span seven cities. The league released an announcement of the postponement of the tour. No official reason for the postponing was given at this time.

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