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NBL Standings
 1. Breakers 9-1 
 2. Wildcats 7-3 
 3. United 5-5 
 4. 36ers 5-5 
 5. Taipans 5-6 
 6. Hawks 5-6 
 7. Bullets 3-6 
 8. Kings 2-9 
Full Standings
Last:11/20/2017
State League Standings
Big V
 1. Ringwood H. 18-4 
 2. Waverley F. 17-5 
 3. Knox R. 17-5 
 4. Eltham W. 16-6 
 5. Casey C. 15-7 
 6. McKinnon C. 11-11 
 7. Werribee D. 9-13 
 8. Diamond V.E. 8-14 
 9. Hume City 7-15 
 10. Hawthorn M. 7-15 
 11. Corio Bay S. 4-18 
 12. Whittlesea City 3-19 
Premier League
 1. N.Adelaide R. 14-4 
 2. Southern T. 13-5 
 3. Norwood F. 12-6 
 4. W.Adelaide B. 11-7 
 5. Sturt S. 11-7 
 6. S.Adelaide P. 9-9 
 7. Forestville E. 8-10 
 8. Woodville W. 7-11 
 9. C.District L. 3-15 
 10. Eastern M. 2-16 
QBL
 1. Brisbane C. 14-3 
 2. Mackay M. 13-3 
 3. Townsville H. 12-5 
 4. Cairns M. 11-6 
 5. SW Metro P. 11-6 
 6. Sunshine CR 10-7 
 7. Logan T. 9-8 
 8. Rockhampton 8-9 
 9. Brisbane S. 8-9 
 10. Gold Coast R. 6-11 
 11. Suncoast PC 5-10 
 12. Gladstone P. 5-11 
 13. Ipswich F. 4-13 
 14. Toowoomba M. 1-16 
SBL
 1. Willetton T. 20-6 
 2. Joondalup Wolves 20-6 
 3. Geraldton B. 19-7 
 4. Perth R. 16-10 
 5. SW Slammers 15-11 
 6. Stirling S. 15-11 
 7. Cockburn C. 15-11 
 8. Perry Lakes H. 12-14 
 9. Lakeside L. 12-14 
 10. Rockingham F. 11-15 
 11. East Perth E. 8-18 
 12. Goldfields G. 8-18 
 13. Kalamunda E.S. 7-19 
 14. Mandurah M. 4-22 
SEABL-East
 1. Mt Gambier 21-3 
 2. Nunawading S. 17-7 
 3. Geelong S. 16-8 
 4. Sandringham S. 11-13 
 5. Kilsyth C. 11-13 
 6. Albury W.B. 9-15 
 7. Canberra G. 3-21 
 8. BA CoE 2-14 
SEABL-South
 1. Ballarat M. 16-8 
 2. Hobart C. 16-8 
 3. Dandenong R. 16-8 
 4. NW Tasmania 13-11 
 5. Bendigo B. 11-13 
 6. Melbourne T. 7-17 
 7. Frankston 7-17 
WARATAH
 1. Sydney Comets 19-1 
 2. Norths Bears 13-7 
 3. Bankstown B. 13-7 
 4. Hornsby S. 12-8 
 5. Manly Warr. 11-9 
 6. Cent.Coast C. 11-9 
 7. Maitland M. 11-9 
 8. Hills H. 9-11 
 9. Illawarra H. 5-15 
 10. Newcastle H. 3-17 
 11. Sutherland S. 3-17 
Last:9/3/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Perry ELLIS
  Kings
  (203-F-93)
  Avg: 19.4
 1. Ellis, Kings19.4 
 2. Clarke, Hawks19.1 
 3. Cotton, Wildcats19.0 
 4. Prather, United18.1 
 5. Conger, Hawks17.5 
 6. Buford, Bullets17.3 
 7. Johnson, 36ers16.5 
 8. Tokoto, Wildcats15.5 
 9. Sosa, Breakers15.1 
 10. Newbill, Breakers15.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Josh BOONE
  United
  (208-F/C-84)
  Avg: 9.3
 1. Boone, United9.3 
 2. Buford, Bullets7.1 
 3. Johnson, 36ers6.7 
 4. Ogilvy, Hawks6.6 
 5. Vukona, Breakers6.3 
 6. Conger, Hawks6.1 
 7. Pledger, Breakers5.9 
 8. Ellis, Kings5.8 
 9. Creek, 36ers5.4 
 10. Prather, United5.3 
Assists Per Game
 Travis TRICE
  Bullets
  (183-PG-93)
  Avg: 5.6
 1. Trice, Bullets5.6 
 2. Shorter, 36ers5.3 
 3. Ware, United5.1 
 4. Cadee, Kings4.0 
 5. Martin, Wildcats3.8 
 6. Sosa, Breakers3.7 
 7. Gibson, Bullets3.4 
 8. Newley, Kings3.3 
 9. Sobey, 36ers3.0 
 10. Ili, Breakers3.0 
Steals Per Game
 JP TOKOTO
  Wildcats
  (198-F-93)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Tokoto, Wildcats2.3 
 2. Prather, United1.8 
 3. Martin, Wildcats1.6 
 4. Cotton, Wildcats1.6 
 5. McCarron, Taipans1.5 
 6. Leslie, Kings1.3 
 7. Gibson, Bullets1.2 
 8. Newley, Kings1.2 
 9. Sobey, 36ers1.2 
 10. Creek, 36ers1.2 
Blocks Per Game
 Andrew James OGILVY
  Hawks
  (211-C-88)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Ogilvy, Hawks1.8 
 2. Abercrombie, Break.1.8 
 3. Buford, Bullets1.4 
 4. Egwu, Taipans0.9 
 5. Pledger, Breakers0.8 
 6. Boone, United0.8 
 7. Jervis, Bullets0.8 
 8. Wesley, United0.8 
 9. Humphries, Kings0.7 
 10. Prather, United0.7 
Player of the Week

 Bryce Cotton
  Wildcats
  ( 185-G-92 )
  

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Round 8 (Regular Season)

United 52% Dec.4 Hawks
36ers 73% Dec.2 Bullets
Taipans 78% Dec.2 Kings
Breakers 67% Dec.1 Wildcats
Kings Nov.30 Taipans 67%
NBL Round 4 of Regular Season - Oct 28, 2012


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It's still too early stage of the Regular Season in NBL, but even now we can clearly see the differece between stronger teams and outsiders. Coincidentally all visitors won their games.

The biggest surprise of round 4 was guest Kings' (3-2) road victory over one of their biggest challengers Cairns Taipans (2-3) 71-69 on Sunday evening. The guests trailed by 6 points after three quarters before their 24-16 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Center Ian Crosswhite (210-82, college: Oregon) fired a double-double by scoring 14 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Swingman Ben Madgen (193-85, college: Augusta St.) chipped in 22 points. International power forward Cameron Tragardh (209-83, college: ORU) produced 22 points and 6 rebounds for lost side. Kings moved-up to fourth place. Cairns Taipans at the other side dropped to the sixth position with three games lost. Kings are looking forward to face Adelaide 36ers (#5) in Findon in the next round. Cairns Taipans will play on the road against Townsville Crocodiles in Wulguru and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Findon. Top-ranked Wollongong Hawks faced 4th ranked Adelaide 36ers. Guests from Gwynneville (4-0) defeated host Adelaide 36ers (2-2) 77-63. Worth to mention a great performance of Dominican guard Adris Deleon (180-84, college: E.Washington) who helped to win the game recording 23 points, 7 assists and 4 steals. Lance Hurdle contributed with 16 points for the winners. The former international power forward Anthony Petrie (203-83) replied with 16 points and 5 rebounds for Adelaide 36ers. Wollongong Hawks have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 4-0 record. Adelaide 36ers at the other side dropped to the fifth place with two games lost. Wollongong Hawks will play against league's second-placed Perth Wildcats at home in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Adelaide 36ers will play against Kings in Sydney and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Bottom-ranked Townsville Crocodiles (0-5) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 92-87 loss to sixth ranked Kings (3-2) in Wulguru on Friday evening. Worth to mention a great performance of Ben Madgen who helped to win the game recording 23 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists. At the losing side Gary Ervin responded with 16 points and 5 assists. Townsville Crocodiles' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Kings moved-up to fourth place. Loser Townsville Crocodiles still closes the standings with five games lost. Kings will meet at home Adelaide 36ers (#5) in the next round. Townsville Crocodiles will play against Melbourne Tigers and hope to get finally their first victory.
Bottom-ranked Melbourne Tigers (0-4) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 75-64 loss to third ranked New Zealand Breakers (3-1) in Melbourne. The winners were led by Cedric Jackson who scored that evening 19 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 steals (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field). Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. New Zealand Breakers have a solid three-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains third position with 3-1 record behind leader Hawks. Melbourne Tigers at the other side still closes the standings with four games lost. New Zealand Breakers' next round opponent will be Kings (#4) in Sydney. Melbourne Tigers will play at home against Townsville Crocodiles in Wulguru and look forward to get finally their first victory.



Taipans - Kings 69-71

The biggest surprise of round 4 was guest Kings' (3-2) road victory over one of their biggest challengers Cairns Taipans (2-3) 71-69 on Sunday evening. The guests trailed by 6 points after three quarters before their 24-16 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Center Ian Crosswhite (210-82, college: Oregon) fired a double-double by scoring 14 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Swingman Ben Madgen (193-85, college: Augusta St.) chipped in 22 points. Four Kings players scored in double figures. International power forward Cameron Tragardh (209-83, college: ORU) produced 22 points and 6 rebounds and the former international swingman Brad Hill (198-86) added 6 points and 10 rebounds respectively for lost side. Kings moved-up to fourth place. Cairns Taipans at the other side dropped to the sixth position with three games lost. Kings are looking forward to face Adelaide 36ers (#5) in Findon in the next round. Cairns Taipans will play on the road against Townsville Crocodiles in Wulguru and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Taipans: C.Tragardh 22+6reb+2ast, A.Loughton 10+4reb+1ast, C.Gliddon 10+5reb+1ast, J.Wilson 8+4reb+4ast, S.Edwards 6+6reb+3ast, B.Hill 6+10reb+2ast
Kings: B.Madgen 22+1reb+1ast, I.Crosswhite 14+10reb+1ast, C.Henry 13+3reb+4ast, D.Lazare 12+5reb, A.Bruce 4+1reb+2ast, T.Garlepp 4+8reb
gschID: 182634


36ers - Hawks 63-77

An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Findon. Top-ranked Wollongong Hawks faced 4th ranked Adelaide 36ers. Guests from Gwynneville (4-0) defeated host Adelaide 36ers (2-2) 77-63. It looked good early as Adelaide 36ers took an 9-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Wollongong Hawks took control and eventually winning the game that evening by 14 points. Worth to mention a great performance of Dominican guard Adris Deleon (180-84, college: E.Washington) who helped to win the game recording 23 points, 7 assists and 4 steals. American guard Lance Hurdle (188-87, college: Miami, FL) contributed with 16 points for the winners. The former international power forward Anthony Petrie (203-83) replied with 16 points and 5 rebounds and international point guard Adam Gibson (188-86) added 9 points and 7 assists in the effort for Adelaide 36ers. Wollongong Hawks have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 4-0 record. Adelaide 36ers at the other side dropped to the fifth place with two games lost. Wollongong Hawks will play against league's second-placed Perth Wildcats at home in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Adelaide 36ers will play against Kings in Sydney and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
36ers: A.Petrie 16+5reb, A.Gibson 9+3reb+7ast, S.Weigh 8+6reb+3ast, L.Schenscher 7+4reb+1ast, D.Johnson 6+7reb+1ast, J.Cadee 6+2reb+3ast
Hawks: A.Deleon 23+3reb+7ast, L.Hurdle 16+4reb+2ast, L.Davidson 12+7reb+1ast, R.Martin 9+1reb, D.Gruber 8+11reb+1ast, G.Saville 7+3reb+2ast
gschID: 182633


Crocodiles - Kings 87-92

Bottom-ranked Townsville Crocodiles (0-5) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 92-87 loss to sixth ranked Kings (3-2) in Wulguru on Friday evening. The guests trailed by 4 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 2-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 92-87. Kings made 20-of-21 free shots (95.2 percent) during the game. Worth to mention a great performance of swingman Ben Madgen (193-85, college: Augusta St.) who helped to win the game recording 23 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists and the former international guard Aaron Bruce (190-84) who added 25 points (on 10-of-13 shooting from the field) during the contest. At the losing side American point guard Gary Ervin (183-83, college: Arkansas) responded with 16 points and 5 assists and center Ben Allen (211-86, college: St.Mary's, CA) scored 14 points and 6 rebounds. Five Kings and four Townsville Crocodiles players scored in double figures. Townsville Crocodiles' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Kings moved-up to fourth place. Loser Townsville Crocodiles still closes the standings with five games lost. Kings will meet at home Adelaide 36ers (#5) in the next round. Townsville Crocodiles will play against Melbourne Tigers and hope to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Crocodiles: G.Ervin 16+4reb+5ast, B.Allen 14+6reb+1ast, P.Crawford 12+1reb, J.Holmes 10+4reb+3ast, M.Cedar 9+2reb+1ast, T.Blanchfield 9+7reb+1ast
Kings: A.Bruce 25+2reb+1ast, B.Madgen 23+8reb+5ast, C.Henry 18+5reb+1ast, T.Garlepp 12+4reb, D.Lazare 10+8reb, I.Crosswhite 4+2reb
gschID: 182632


Tigers - Breakers 64-75

Bottom-ranked Melbourne Tigers (0-4) tried to put together a comeback for its first victory of the season, but they fell short in the 75-64 loss to third ranked New Zealand Breakers (3-1) in Melbourne. The game without a history. New Zealand Breakers led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. New Zealand Breakers forced 21 Melbourne Tigers turnovers. 27 personal fouls committed by Melbourne Tigers helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. The winners were led by American guard Cedric Jackson (191-86, college: Cleveland St.) who scored that evening 19 points, 8 rebounds, 5 assists and 5 steals (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field) and New Zealand swingman Thomas Abercrombie (198-87, college: Washington St., agency: Priority Sports) supported him with 20 points and 5 rebounds. Even a double-double of 25 points and 10 rebounds by American power forward Seth Scott (208-81, college: Portland St.) did not help to save the game for Melbourne Tigers. The former international power forward Adam Ballinger (205-79, college: Michigan St.) added 15 points and 5 rebounds for lost side. Both coaches used bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. New Zealand Breakers have a solid three-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains third position with 3-1 record behind leader Hawks. Melbourne Tigers at the other side still closes the standings with four games lost. New Zealand Breakers' next round opponent will be Kings (#4) in Sydney. Melbourne Tigers will play at home against Townsville Crocodiles in Wulguru and look forward to get finally their first victory.
Top scorers:
Tigers: S.Scott 25+10reb+1ast, A.Ballinger 15+5reb+2ast, C.Goulding 15+3reb+1ast, N.Tomlinson 4+1reb+3ast, L.Walker 2+2reb+1ast, L.Rush 2+2reb
Breakers: T.Abercrombie 20+5reb, C.Jackson 19+8reb+5ast, M.Vukona 8+6reb+3ast, A.Pledger 7+9reb, C.Webster 7, W.Hudson 6+2reb
gschID: 182631


  




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