NBL set to Blitz Country and Regional Victoria – September 2017
Australia’s best basketballers will blitz the Latrobe Valley this September, playing eight NBL pre-season games in Traralgon and participating in clinics and school visits across the region.
The Victorian Government has partnered with the National Basketball League (NBL), Basketball Victoria and Basketball Victoria Country to bring the national league to regional Victoria.
Players from each of the eight NBL clubs will attend the Blitz, which leads in to the start of the NBL season on 5 October.
They will play eight matches at Traralgon Sports Stadium between 7-9 September and participate in a range of community activities including clinics and school visits around the region in partnership with Basketball Victoria Country and Basketball Victoria.
There will also be four games held across suburban Melbourne on Sunday 10 September. All games will start at 2pm.
New Zealand Breakers v Adelaide 36ers, Whittlesea – Mill Park Stadium
Melbourne United v Perth Wildcats, State Basketball Centre
Sydney Kings v Illawarra Hawks, Kilsyth
Cairns Taipans v Brisbane Bullets, Werribee