Sunday’s massive loss to the Perth Wildcats was a reality check for the Melbourne Tigers in more ways than one. Obviously, there’s no way to sugar-coat scoring only 58 points while losing by 15.
When the NBL season tips off Friday night, fans won’t have to worry about unreliable live scores, ridiculous TV delays or controlling their anger towards the game’s administration. They can simply get back to enjoying the basketball.
While the AFL are fond of talking the talk when it comes to online rights, one Australian sporting code has finally stepped up to walk the walk. From this season, NBL.TV will show all NBL games live online and across a number of digital platforms.
A new $1.025 billion TV deal for the NRL. David Gallop replacing Ben Buckley as the FFA’s chief executive. It’s fair to say it was a pretty big news day in sport yesterday.
Free-to-air NBL fans must get used to seeing the home courts of the Adelaide 36ers, Melbourne Tigers and Sydney Kings.
Michael DiFabrizio is a journalism student at the University of Wollongong. As an AFL writer, he has been an expert columnist at The Roar since 2009 and has appeared in The Age and on ABC television and radio.