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NBL Announces Three Year Partnership with Nine

Nine today announced it will become an official Australian broadcast partner for the National Basketball League, with the Hungry Jack’s NBL 2018/19 season to tip off on Thursday, October 11. The new three year sport rights deal will be a revenue sharing arrangement with an agreement to air two games per round on Nine multichannel 9GO!. […]

Boone Ready to Defend Throne

Melbourne United centre Josh Boone “can’t wait” to match up on Andrew Bogut during NBL19 and defend his title as the league’s most dominant centre. Having recently re-signed with Melbourne for the 2018-19 season, Boone arrived in Australia on Monday as United continue preparations for their championship defense. Speaking with NBL Media before departing the […]

Sam McDaniel is ready to grow his game in Melbourne

When searching for development players to add to your squad, you want someone with potential, a strong work ethic and willingness to learn. Sam McDaniel ticks all those boxes and much, much more. In what is an exciting signing for the club, young Australian guard Sam McDaniel will join Melbourne United for the 2018/19 NBL […]

Vickerman and Ware at NBA SummerLeague

Melbourne United has a strong contingent of representatives at the NBA SummerLeague this year, including staff, coaches and players. NBL.com.au’s Tommy Greer found Melbourne United’s head coach and had a chat with him about what he expects during his time in at the tournament, and how his quest for 3 imports is progressing. Casper Ware […]

Off-season updates

The pointy end of the SEABL season is quickly approaching, and the race for a spot in the final 8 is heating up. Craig Moller and his Hobart Chargers continue to perform, achieving two wins from two games this past weekend. They now sit in second place on the ladder, and have cemented their spot […]