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NBL Standings
 1 Saints 15-0 
 2 Rams 11-3 
 3 Hawks 11-3 
 4 Sharks 9-5 
 5 Huskies 6-8 
 6 Giants 6-9 
 7 Rangers 3-12 
 8 Jets 2-12 
 9 Airs 2-13 

Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Tim QUARTERMAN
  Rangers
  (198-G-94)
  Avg: 28.1
 1. Quarterman Rangers28.1 
 2. Knight Jets24.1 
 3. Bowman Hawks23.4 
 4. Ellenson Jets22.4 
 5. Singler Hawks22.3 
 6. Billups Huskies21.7 
 7. Jones Huskies20.9 
 8. Rusbatch Hawks20.4 
 9. Jois Rangers20.4 
 10. Weeks Sharks19.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Marcel JONES
  Huskies
  (203-F-85)
  Avg: 11.8
 1. Jones Huskies11.8 
 2. Jois Rangers11.5 
 3. Iverson Jets11.0 
 4. Moller Huskies10.8 
 5. Kay Saints9.3 
 6. Bowman Hawks8.6 
 7. Billups Huskies8.6 
 8. Vague Giants8.3 
 9. Singler Hawks7.9 
 10. Pledger Sharks7.9 
Assists Per Game
 Jarrod KENNY
  Hawks
  (188-G-85)
  Avg: 6.9
 1. Kenny Hawks6.9 
 2. Quarterman Rangers5.6 
 3. Ili Saints5.2 
 4. Jett Giants4.9 
 5. Knight Jets4.7 
 6. Weeks Sharks4.6 
 7. Naar Rams4.1 
 8. Nichols Huskies3.9 
 9. Gliddon Rams3.8 
 10. Iverson Jets3.7 
Steals Per Game
 Tim QUARTERMAN
  Rangers
  (198-G-94)
  Avg: 3.3
 1. Quarterman Rangers3.3 
 2. Dech Saints2.4 
 3. Jones Huskies1.9 
 4. Kay Saints1.9 
 5. Burton Airs1.7 
 6. Egwu Rangers1.7 
 7. Ili Saints1.7 
 8. Jois Rangers1.6 
 9. Harris Sharks1.5 
 10. Gliddon Rams1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Nnanna EGWU
  Rangers
  (211-C-92)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Egwu Rangers1.9 
 2. Wilkins Rams1.3 
 3. Pledger Sharks0.9 
 4. Harrison Giants0.9 
 5. Billups Huskies0.9 
 6. Jois Rangers0.9 
 7. Jones Huskies0.8 
 8. Iverson Jets0.8 
 9. Ellenson Jets0.7 
 10. Kickert Hawks0.7 

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Round 12 (Regular Season)

Saints 97%  Jun.30  Jets
Giants  Jun.29  Rams 72%
Huskies 67%  Jun.29  Airs
Hawks 62%  Jun.29  Sharks
Rams 89%  Jun.28  Rangers
Jets  Jun.27  Sharks 85%
NBL Round 1 of Semi-Finals. Saints and Sharks to clash for title - Aug 4, 2018


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L.J. Peak
Wellington S. - Taylor Hawks 99-73

Wellington Saints fired past Taylor Hawks to advance into NBL Grand Final. The game without a history. Saints led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. American swingman LJ Peak (196-96, college: Georgetown, agency: Pensack Sports) stepped up and scored 31 points for the winners and international guard Shea Ili (184-92) chipped in 18 points, 6 rebounds, 9 assists and 4 steals. At the losing side the former international swingman Dion Prewster (195-90, college: SF Austin, agency: MKP Management) responded with 14 points and 8 rebounds and Australian center Angus Brandt (208-89, college: Oregon St.) scored 16 points and 5 rebounds. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games.
Top scorers:
Taylor Hawks: A.Brandt 16+5reb+1ast, D.Prewster 14+8reb+2ast, J.Kenny 13+4reb+3ast, E.Rusbatch 11+5reb+2ast, J.Skeen 8+7reb+3ast, H.Harris 8+3reb+1ast
Wellington S.: L.Peak 31+4reb+2ast, L.Henry 20+8reb+4ast, S.Ili 18+6reb+9ast, M.Majok 12+8reb+2ast, J.Ngatai 7+4reb, S.Bruce 5+2reb+1ast
gschID: 636825


Nelson G. - Southland S. 93-98

Southland Sharks eked out a narrow victory over Nelson Giants to enter the championship game. The game without a history. Sharks led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They made 22-of-29 charity shots (75.9 percent) during the game. Giants were plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. Canadian-Irish forward Conor Morgan (206-94, college: UBC) nailed a double-double by scoring 25 points and 16 rebounds for the winning side and the former international center Alex Pledger (215-87, college: Belm.Abbey) accounted for 22 points and 12 rebounds. The former international forward Finn Delany (198-95, college: SW Baptist) came up with 26 points and 6 rebounds and Australian guard Damon Heuir (189-91, college: S.Utah) added 25 points respectively for Giants in the defeat. Five Sharks and four Giants players scored in double figures.
Top scorers:
Nelson G.: F.Delany 26+6reb+2ast, D.Heuir 25+4reb, K.Adnam 15+1reb+4ast, M.Vukona 10+15reb+3ast, B.Beri 5+6reb+5ast, J.Evans 5+4reb
Southland S.: C.Morgan 25+16reb+2ast, A.Pledger 22+12reb+1ast, O.Coleman 17+5reb+6ast, D.Raukawa 16+2reb+3ast, J.Hunter 11+4reb, R.Te Rangi 4+1reb+3ast
gschID: 636826


  




Venkatesha
Jois
Best players of New Zealand NBL round 11 (by Interperformances) - 4 hours ago
VENKATESHA JOIS Australian Venkatesha Jois (203-F-93) had an amazing evening in the last round for Rangers and that's him to receive a Interperformances Player of the Week award for round 11. The 25-year old forward had a double-double of 30 points and eighteen rebounds, while his team crushed Jets (#8, 2-12) with 17-point margin 110-93. Rangers is placed at 7th position in New Zealand NBL. The season is in a full swing, so it's only a dream for the team to make it into top half of...   [read more]

Robert Loe
NBL Round 11: Saints beat Hawks in the most crucial game of the week - 19 hours ago
Here is the last round review presented by ESL. An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Tamatea. Leader Saints faced 3rd placed Hawks. Guests from Wellington (15-0) smashed host Hawks (11-3) 99-74. It ended at the same time the eight-game winning streak of Hawks. Saints dominated down low during the game scoring 66 of its points in the paint compared to Hawks' 38 and made 18-of-20 free shots (90.0 percent) during the game. They outrebounded Hawks 49-35 including 35 on the...   [read more]

Brandon
Lucas
Sharks add Lucas to their roster - 2 days ago
Defending champion SIT Zero Fees Southland Sharks (NBL) added to their roster 26-year old American guard Brandon Lucas (193-93kg-92, college: East Central). He joins the Sharks as injury cover for Roberto Nelson (190-G-91, college: Oregon St., agency: Best of You Sports). In 2018, Lucas played for the Jets in the New Zealand NBL, averaging 11.5ppg in 18 contests. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Lucas played in the final of GAC Tournament in 2015. He was als...   [read more]


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James Hunter's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among New Zealanders playing currently abroad: - 3 days ago  
United tabs Shea Ili - 4 days ago  
Kay number one in New Zealand for round 10 (by Interperformances) - 7 days ago  
NBL Round 10: No surprise as #1 Saints defeat Jets - 8 days ago  
Finn Delany selected the top New Zealander playing abroad in last week's games - 10 days ago  
Earthfriends Tokyo Z inks Shou Nisbet - 10 days ago  
Bowman's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 13 days ago  
NBL Round 9: Rams beat Huskies by two after a very close game - 14 days ago  
Tai Jack Webster selected the top New Zealander playing abroad in last week's games - 17 days ago  
Best players of New Zealand NBL round 8 - 21 days ago  
Quarterman number one in New Zealand for round 7 - 28 days ago  
NBL Round 7: Sharks lose to Hawks in the game between Top 4 teams - 29 days ago  
Bowman's double-double lands him Interperformances Player of the Week award - 1 month ago  
NBL Round 6: Huskies beat Giants by two after a very close game - 1 month ago  
Isaac Fotu selected the top New Zealander playing abroad in last week's games - 1 month ago  
Best players of New Zealand NBL round 5 (by Interperformances) - 1 month ago  
NBL Round 5: Saints edge Jets by two points - 1 month ago  
Cousin's pro career starts at Airs - 1 month ago  
Brandon Bowman (ex Rehovot) joins Hawks - 1 month ago  
Sharks land Roberto Nelson, ex Venados - 1 month ago  
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