2018/19 NBL Season + Off-season News


Re: 2018/19 NBL Season + Off-season News

Postby Gozu » Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:26 pm

The South-East Melbourne Phoenix have completed their roster with the signing of third import Keith Benson a 6'11" PF/C. He had a brief stint in the NBA with Golden State and played last season in Germany.

http://nbl.com.au/news/article/import-b ... nix-roster
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Re: 2018/19 NBL Season + Off-season News

Postby Gozu » Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:28 pm

The Perth Wildcats have completed their roster announcing the signing of their third import Dario Hunt a 6'9" PF who played in Belgium last season as the replacement for Angus Brandt who has signed with a team in Italy.

http://nbl.com.au/news/article/wildcats ... dario-hunt
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Re: 2018/19 NBL Season + Off-season News

Postby Gozu » Mon Aug 05, 2019 12:01 am

Big weekend for the Cairns Taipans tonight announcing they've finally re-signed Nathan Jawai for next season. After last season ended Jawai finished the season playing in France.

http://nbl.com.au/news/article/jawai-ba ... he-taipans

Also yesterday new Taipans signing veteran big Tom Jervis announced he's decided to retire instead. Jervis won three NBL championships with Perth.

http://nbl.com.au/news/article/tom-jerv ... retirement
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Re: 2018/19 NBL Season + Off-season News

Postby Gozu » Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:57 pm

The NZ Breakers have completed their roster today announcing three signings. First comes import Sek Henry a 6'4" SG who played last season in Turkey. They've also signed another import in 6'9" centre Chris Obekpa a Nigerian who played in Lebanon last season and lastly a face familiar to the NBL in Sudanese born Australian Ater Majok a 6'10" F/C who has also been playing in Lebanon and had stints with Perth & Gold Coast in the 2010-11 NBL season.

http://nbl.com.au/news/article/breakers ... e-signings
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Re: 2018/19 NBL Season + Off-season News

Postby Gozu » Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:40 pm

In an early start to pre-season games California Baptist University are currently out here on tour and tonight lost to the Cairns Taipans 85-76. For the Taipans Mirko Djeric scored 17 points, Nathan Jawai had 15 and Kouat Noi 13 and for the Lancers Brandon Boyd scored 23 points and Ferron Flavors Jr added 14.

A couple of days ago CBU also played a pre-season game against a very depleted Melbourne United team winning 79-78. The Lancers were led by Aussie Tre Armstrong scoring 22 points and Ferron Flavors Jr scoring 18 and for United David Barlow scored 30 points and fill-in's Jo Lual-Acuil had 17 and Lual Diing added 11 points.
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Re: 2018/19 NBL Season + Off-season News

Postby Gozu » Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:18 am

The Cairns Taipans have announced the signing of their second import Scott Machado a 6'1" PG who finished last season in the NBA playing for the LA Lakers and also played in the G-League last season. Machado has also played for Houston and is a member of the Brazilian national team.

http://www.taipans.com/news/article/cai ... tt-machado

Also last night the Taipans played a pre-season game against the touring Creighton University losing 89-85. Top scorers for the Bluejays were Davion Mintz with 18 and Damien Jefferson with 17 and for the Taipans Kouat Noi scored 26 points and Nathan Jawai added 17.
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Re: 2018/19 NBL Season + Off-season News

Postby Gozu » Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:28 pm

The 36ers today announced their four development players for the season ahead. Bijan Johnson returns and Alex Mudronja was signed in May joining them are Michael Harris who plays for Forestville in the state league where he just won the award for best Under 20 player in the comp and Victorian Ben Ayre who returns home from Newman University in the US and just played for Nunawading in the NBL1 league this off-season.

http://nbl.com.au/news/article/adelaide ... nt-players

Also tonight a Brisbane Bullets Invitational team lost a pre-season game to touring Creighton University 107-79. For the Bluejays Christian Bishop scored 25 points and Mitch Ballock added 21 and for the Bullets team Jason Cadee scored 16 points and Chris Whitehead had 12 points.
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Re: 2018/19 NBL Season + Off-season News

Postby Gozu » Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:41 pm

The Cairns Taipans have announced the signings of their last two local players George Blagojevic a 6'8" forward who just finished his college career at the University of Hartford and played with the Cairns Marlins in the QBL during the off-season.

http://nbl.com.au/news/article/taipans- ... blagojevic

The other local player signing by the Taipans has seen development player Anthony Fisher elevated to the full roster. The 6'2" PG has spent five years as a development player with Perth & the Taipans and also plays for the Cairns Marlins during the off-season.

http://nbl.com.au/news/article/taipans- ... ony-fisher
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Re: 2018/19 NBL Season + Off-season News

Postby Gozu » Sat Aug 17, 2019 11:38 pm

The Cairns Taipans have completed their roster with the re-signing of import guard DJ Newbill who finished last season playing in Russia.

http://nbl.com.au/news/article/taipans- ... dj-newbill
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Re: 2018/19 NBL Season + Off-season News

Postby Gozu » Sun Aug 18, 2019 11:52 pm

Melbourne United played a pre-season game today against the touring Zhejiang Guangsha Lions from China winning 97-77. For United Jo Lual-Acuil scored 20 points, Sam McDaniel had 17 and Mitch McCarron added 15 and for the Lions Hu Jinqiu scored 24 points and Liu Cheng 20 points.
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Re: 2018/19 NBL Season + Off-season News

Postby Gozu » Tue Aug 20, 2019 11:32 pm

Melbourne United have now completed their roster with the signing of Sudanese-Australian Jo Lual-Acuil a 7'0" centre who played in Israel last season.

http://www.nbl.com.au/news/article/unit ... l-acuil-jr

Also injured Boomer & Utah Jazz point guard Dante Exum has joined the ownership group of the South-East Melbourne Phoenix.

http://www.nbl.com.au/news/article/dant ... ship-group
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