2007–08 NBL season

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2007–08 NBL season
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League National Basketball League
Sport Basketball
Duration 19 September 2007 – 16 February 2008
20 February 2008 – 1 March 2008 (Finals)
5 – 14 March 2008 (Grand Finals)
Number of teams 13
TV partner(s) (Live)
Nine Network (Australia)
(Highlights)
Maori Television (New Zealand)
Regular season
Top seed Sydney Kings
Season MVP Chris Anstey
Finals
Champions Melbourne Tigers
  Runners-up Sydney Kings
Finals MVP Chris Anstey
NBL seasons

The 2007–08 NBL season was the 30th season of competition since its establishment in 1979. On 21 November 2006, the Gold Coast Blaze joined the league, expanding it to 13 teams.[1]

2007–08 league participants[edit]

Team Region CEO Coach Home ground Capacity
Adelaide 36ers SA Mal Hemmerling Phil Smyth Distinctive Homes Dome 8,000
Brisbane Bullets QLD Jeff Van Groningen Joey Wright Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre 4,000
Cairns Taipans QLD Denis Keeffe Alan Black Cairns Convention Centre 5,300
Gold Coast Blaze QLD David Claxton Brendan Joyce Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre 5,269
Melbourne Tigers VIC Seamus McPeake Alan Westover State Netball & Hockey Centre 3,500
New Zealand Breakers NZL Richard Clarke Andrej Lemanis North Shore Events Centre 4,400
Perth Wildcats WA Nick Marvin Scott Fisher Challenge Stadium 4,500
Singapore Slingers SIN Bob Turner Gordon McLeod Singapore Indoor Stadium 12,000
South Dragons VIC Ryan Gardiner Shane Heal Vodafone Arena 10,500
Sydney Kings NSW Garry Hudson Brian Goorjian Sydney Entertainment Centre 10,517
Townsville Crocodiles QLD Ian Smythe Trevor Gleeson Townsville Entertainment & Convention Centre 5,257
West Sydney Razorbacks NSW Darren Drysdale Rob Beveridge State Sports Centre 5,006
Wollongong Hawks NSW Eric Cooks WIN Entertainment Centre 6,000

Pre-season transactions[edit]

Player Recruited from Signed by
Larry Abney Townsville Crocodiles Cairns Taipans
Adam Ballinger Wollongong Hawks Adelaide 36ers
David Barlow Sydney Kings Melbourne Tigers
Stephen Black Brisbane Bullets Cairns Taipans
Mark Bradtke Brisbane Bullets Retired[2]
Brad Davidson Singapore Slingers Adelaide 36ers
Casey Frank Wollongong Hawks Gold Coast Blaze
Kavossy Franklin South Dragons Wollongong Hawks
Cortez Groves Wollongong Hawks South Dragons
Brad Hill Adelaide 36ers South Dragons
Nick Horvath Adelaide 36ers South Dragons
Nathan Jawai Australian Institute of Sport Cairns Taipans[3]
Ryan Kersten University of New Mexico New Zealand Breakers
Alex Loughton Gandía BA (LEB Spain) Perth Wildcats[4]
Luke Martin Cairns Taipans South Dragons
Ben Melmeth Singapore Slingers Gold Coast Blaze
Scott McGregor West Sydney Razorbacks Gold Coast Blaze
Brad Newley Townsville Crocodiles Adelaide 36ers
Ben Pepper New Zealand Breakers Townsville Crocodiles
Anthony Petrie Canberra Gunners (ABA) West Sydney Razorbacks[5]
Tony Rampton Wollongong Hawks West Sydney Razorbacks
Tony Ronaldson Perth Wildcats New Zealand Breakers
Bradley Sheridan Sydney Kings Townsville Crocodiles
Anthony Stewart Cairns Taipans Retired[6]
  • Unless stated otherwise the source for the above information is the NBL article "Movers and Shakers"[7]

Sponsors[edit]

Team Major sponsor
Adelaide 36ers ABC Learning Centres
Brisbane Bullets Virgin Blue
Cairns Taipans Skytrans Airlines
Gold Coast Blaze none
Melbourne Tigers Aust Tiger
New Zealand Breakers Harvey Norman
Perth Wildcats Saville Australia
Singapore Slingers CLSA
South Dragons Crazy John's
Sydney Kings Firepower
Townsville Crocodiles McDonald's
West Sydney Razorbacks Westbus
Wollongong Hawks IMB

Apparel[edit]

Team Provider Home colour Away colour
Adelaide 36ers ISC Blue White
Brisbane Bullets Hoop2Hoop Royal Blue White
Cairns Taipans Kombat Orange White
Gold Coast Blaze ISC Sky Blue White
Melbourne Tigers Kombat Red Yellow
New Zealand Breakers Sport & Uniform Black White
Perth Wildcats ISC Red White
Singapore Slingers ISC Red Gold
South Dragons Kombat Black White
Sydney Kings ISC Purple White
Townsville Crocodiles Kombat Green White
West Sydney Razorbacks Soul Sports Navy Blue White
Wollongong Hawks Kombat Red White

Regular season[edit]

The home and away season took place over 22 rounds between 19 September 2007 and 16 February 2008 with finals starting 20 February 2008

Round 1[edit]

19 September
7:40 PM
Gold Coast Blaze 75, Brisbane Bullets 85
19 September
7:40 PM
West Sydney Razorbacks 114, Townsville Crocodiles 116
State Sports Centre, Sydney
Attendance: 1,860
19 September
7:40 PM
Singapore Slingers 94, Melbourne Tigers 116
20 September
7:30 PM
New Zealand Breakers 90, Cairns Taipans 95
21 September
8:00 PM
Adelaide 36ers 108, Wollongong Hawks 101
Distinctive Homes Dome, Adelaide
Attendance: 4,126
22 September
7:30 PM
South Dragons 106, West Sydney Razorbacks 116
Vodafone Arena, Melbourne
Attendance: 3,129
22 September
7:30 PM
Cairns Taipans 99, Townsville Crocodiles 75
22 September
7:30 PM
Melbourne Tigers 100, Wollongong Hawks 88
23 September
4:00 PM
Perth Wildcats 112, Singapore Slingers 80
Challenge Stadium, Perth
Attendance: 4,000
23 September
5:00 PM
Sydney Kings 88, Gold Coast Blaze 79

Round 2[edit]

26 September
7:40 PM
Townsville Crocodiles 78, Sydney Kings 85
26 September
7:30 PM
Singapore Slingers 93, Gold Coast Blaze 99
28 September
7:30 PM
Wollongong Hawks 88, Brisbane Bullets 113
28 September
8:00 PM
Adelaide 36ers 85, Melbourne Tigers 101
Distinctive Homes Dome, Adelaide
Attendance: 4,400
29 September
7:30 PM
Cairns Taipans 88, Gold Coast Blaze 72
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Attendance: 3,949
29 September
7:40 PM
West Sydney Razorbacks 108, Perth Wildcats 95
State Sports Centre, Sydney
Attendance: 2,234

Round 3[edit]

2 October
7:30 PM
Singapore Slingers 101, Townsville Crocodiles 86
3 October
7:30 PM
South Dragons 81, Perth Wildcats 97
Vodafone Arena, Melbourne
Attendance: 3,952
4 October
7:30 PM
New Zealand Breakers 96, West Sydney Razorbacks 104
5 October
7:30 PM
Brisbane Bullets 116, Perth Wildcats 107
5 October
7:30 PM
Wollongong Hawks 84, Cairns Taipans 89
6 October
7:30 PM
Sydney Kings 92, Cairns Taipans 85
6 October
7:30 PM
Gold Coast Blaze 90, Melbourne Tigers 96
6 October
8:00 PM
Townsville Crocodiles 84, Brisbane Bullets 113
6 October
8:00 PM
Adelaide 36ers 115, South Dragons 108
Distinctive Homes Dome, Adelaide
Attendance: 4,959

Round 4[edit]

10 October
7:40 PM
Cairns Taipans 82, Melbourne Tigers 99
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Attendance: 3,843
10 October
7:40 PM
Perth Wildcats 95, Adelaide 36ers 91
Challenge Stadium, Perth
Attendance: 4,200
11 October
7:40 PM
New Zealand Breakers 98, Townsville Crocodiles 97
12 October
7:30 PM
Wollongong Hawks 132, West Sydney Razorbacks 109
13 October
7:30 PM
Gold Coast Blaze 97, Singapore Slingers 82
13 October
7:30 PM
Melbourne Tigers 101, South Dragons 98
14 October
4:00 PM
South Dragons 85, Sydney Kings 95
Vodafone Arena, Melbourne
Attendance: 3,928
14 October
6:30 PM
Brisbane Bullets 127, Singapore Slingers 106

Round 5[edit]

17 October
7:30 PM
Brisbane Bullets 117, Sydney Kings 127
17 October
7:30 PM
Singapore Slingers 96, Melbourne Tigers 105
18 October
7:40 PM
New Zealand Breakers 116, Adelaide 36ers 109
20 October
7:30 PM
Gold Coast Blaze 106, Wollongong Hawks 92
20 October
7:30 PM
West Sydney Razorbacks 103, Sydney Kings 96
State Sports Centre, Sydney
Attendance: 3,850
20 October
7:30 PM
Townsville Crocodiles 112, Adelaide 36ers 90
20 October
7:40 PM
South Dragons 109, Brisbane Bullets 110
Vodafone Arena, Melbourne
Attendance: 4,198
21 October
4:00 PM
Perth Wildcats 87, Cairns Taipans 73
Challenge Stadium, Perth
Attendance: 4,000
21 October
5:00 PM
Singapore Slingers 99, New Zealand Breakers 116

Round 6[edit]

24 October
7:40 PM
Sydney Kings 100, Adelaide 36ers 82
26 October
7:30 PM
Wollongong Hawks 114, Perth Wildcats 97
26 October
8:00 PM
Townsville Crocodiles 129, West Sydney Razorbacks 126
27 October
7:30 PM
Cairns Taipans 112, Brisbane Bullets 90
Cairns Convention Centre
Attendance: 4,110
27 October
7:30 PM
Melbourne Tigers 115, New Zealand Breakers 90
27 October
8:00 PM
Adelaide 36ers 94, Gold Coast Blaze 98
Distinctive Homes Dome, Adelaide
Attendance: 4,301
28 October
5:00 PM
West Sydney Razorbacks 104, Wollongong Hawks 115
State Sports Centre, Sydney
Attendance: 2,476
28 October
5:00 PM
Singapore Slingers 90, Sydney Kings 99
28 October
6:00 PM
South Dragons 102, New Zealand Breakers 90
Vodafone Arena, Melbourne
Attendance: 3,443

Round 7[edit]

31 October
7:40 PM
West Sydney Razorbacks 95, Cairns Taipans 93
State Sports Centre, Sydney
Attendance: 1,726
1 November
7:30 PM
New Zealand Breakers 127, Brisbane Bullets 126
2 November
7:30 PM
Sydney Kings 106, Townsville Crocodiles 79
3 November
7:30 PM
Melbourne Tigers 84, Townsville Crocodiles 74
3 November
8:00 PM
Adelaide 36ers 87, New Zealand Breakers 70
Distinctive Homes Dome, Adelaide
Attendance: 4,443
4 November
4:00 PM
South Dragons 115, Wollongong Hawks 108
Vodafone Arena, Melbourne
Attendance: 4,512
4 November
4:00 PM
Gold Coast Blaze 101, Cairns Taipans 80
4 November
5:00 PM
Singapore Slingers 112, Perth Wildcats 105 (OT)

Round 8[edit]

7 November
7:40 PM
Sydney Kings 114, Brisbane Bullets 109
8 November
7:40 PM
New Zealand Breakers 98, Singapore Slingers 92 (OT)
9 November
7:30 PM
Wollongong Hawks 87, Townsville Crocodiles 101
10 November
7:30 PM
West Sydney Razorbacks 102, Gold Coast Blaze 93
Acer Arena, Sydney
Attendance: 4,675
10 November
7:30 PM
South Dragons 97, Townsville Crocodiles 103
Vodafone Arena, Melbourne
Attendance: 4,215
10 November
7:30 PM
Cairns Taipans 103, Wollongong Hawks 86
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Attendance: 4,170
10 November
7:30 PM
Melbourne Tigers 94, Sydney Kings 102
10 November
7:00 PM
Perth Wildcats 95, Brisbane Bullets 102
Challenge Stadium, Perth
Attendance: 4,000
11 November
4:00 PM
Gold Coast Blaze 77, New Zealand Breakers 90
11 November
5:00 PM
Singapore Slingers 93, Adelaide 36ers 111

Round 9[edit]

14 November
7:40 PM
West Sydney Razorbacks 95, South Dragons 106
State Sports Centre, Sydney
Attendance: 1,902
15 November
7:30 PM
New Zealand Breakers 121, Wollongong Hawks 100
16 November
7:30 PM
South Dragons 79, Gold Coast Blaze 99
Vodafone Arena, Melbourne
Attendance: 3,310
16 November
7:30 PM
Sydney Kings 105, West Sydney Razorbacks 75
16 November
7:30 PM
Cairns Taipans 87, New Zealand Breakers 107
17 November
8:00 PM
Adelaide 36ers 96, South Dragons 93
Distinctive Homes Dome, Adelaide
Attendance: 4,379
17 November
8:00 PM
Townsville Crocodiles 110, Singapore Slingers 98
17 November
7:00 PM
Perth Wildcats 92, Wollongong Hawks 69
Challenge Stadium, Perth
Attendance: 3,000
11 November
4:00 PM
Gold Coast Blaze 101, West Sydney Razorbacks 92
11 November
6:30 PM
Brisbane Bullets 109, Singapore Slingers 90

Round 10[edit]

21 November
6:30 PM
Townsville Crocodiles 107, Melbourne Tigers 81
22 November
7:30 PM
New Zealand Breakers 103, Cairns Taipans 128
24 November
6:30 PM
Brisbane Bullets 121, Gold Coast Blaze 93
24 November
7:00 PM
Perth Wildcats 103, Melbourne Tigers 85
Challenge Stadium, Perth
Attendance: 4,100
25 November
3:00 PM
Adelaide 36ers 82, Townsville Crocodiles 92
Distinctive Homes Dome, Adelaide
Attendance: 4,125
25 November
6:00 PM
Cairns Taipans 87, Sydney Kings 102
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Attendance: 3,894
25 November
6:30 PM
South Dragons 109, Singapore Slingers 99
Vodafone Arena, Melbourne
Attendance: 3,592

Round 11[edit]

28 November
7:30 PM
Gold Coast Blaze 117, Adelaide 36ers 109
28 November
7:30 PM
Sydney Kings 84, Perth Wildcats 87
28 November
7:40 PM
West Sydney Razorbacks 126, Singapore Slingers 95
State Sports Centre, Sydney
Attendance: 1,876
29 November
7:30 PM
New Zealand Breakers 107, South Dragons 104
29 November
7:30 PM
Brisbane Bullets 120, Townsville Crocodiles 113
30 November
7:30 PM
Wollongong Hawks 82, Gold Coast Blaze 115
1 December
7:30 PM
Cairns Taipans 125, South Dragons 96
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Attendance: 3,470
1 December
7:30 PM
Melbourne Tigers 92, Sydney Kings 100
1 December
8:00 PM
Adelaide 36ers 125, West Sydney Razorbacks 118
Distinctive Homes Dome, Adelaide
Attendance: 3,666
1 December
8:00 PM
Townsville Crocodiles 97, Perth Wildcats 93
2 December
5:00 PM
Singapore Slingers 119, Brisbane Bullets 102

Round 12[edit]

5 December
4:00 PM
Gold Coast Blaze 127, South Dragons 116
5 December
7:30 PM
Wollongong Hawks 93, Singapore Slingers 72
6 December
7:30 PM
New Zealand Breakers 100, Sydney Kings 120
7 December
7:30 PM
Brisbane Bullets 120, West Sydney Razorbacks 102
8 December
7:30 PM
Cairns Taipans 102, West Sydney Razorbacks 95
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Attendance: 3,587
8 December
7:30 PM
Melbourne Tigers 86, Perth Wildcats 79
8 December
8:00 PM
Adelaide 36ers 100, Sydney Kings 112
Distinctive Homes Dome
Attendance: 4,183
8 December
8:00 PM
Townsville Crocodiles 117, Singapore Slingers 105

All-Star Game[edit]

12 December
7:00 PM
Aussie All Stars 146, World All Stars 141

Round 13[edit]

15 December
7:30 PM
South Dragons 88, Melbourne Tigers 98
Vodafone Arena, Melbourne
Attendance: 7,402
15 December
8:00 PM
Adelaide 36ers 104, Singapore Slingers 77
Distinctive Homes Dome, Adelaide
Attendance: 4,414
15 December
7:00 PM
Perth Wildcats 80, Townsville Crocodiles 75
Challenge Stadium, Perth
Attendance: 4,000
16 December
5:00 PM
West Sydney Razorbacks 86, Cairns Taipans 105
State Sports Centre, Sydney
Attendance: 1,916
16 December
5:00 PM
Sydney Kings 99, Wollongong Hawks 92
16 December
6:40 PM
Brisbane Bullets 125, New Zealand Breakers 93

Round 14[edit]

19 December
7:30 PM
Melbourne Tigers 110, Adelaide 36ers 92
19 December
7:30 PM
Singapore Slingers 99, West Sydney Razorbacks 113
20 December
7:40 PM
New Zealand Breakers 105, Wollongong Hawks 103
21 December
7:30 PM
Cairns Taipans 89, Singapore Slingers 93
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Attendance: 3,925
22 December
7:30 PM
Gold Coast Blaze 91, Singapore Slingers 86
22 December
7:30 PM
West Sydney Razorbacks 100, Adelaide 36ers 122
State Sports Centre, Sydney
Attendance: 1,931
22 December
7:40 PM
Brisbane Bullets 112, Melbourne Tigers 108
22 December
8:00 PM
Townsville Crocodiles 108, Wollongong Hawks 98
22 December
7:00 PM
Perth Wildcats 108, South Dragons 80
Challenge Stadium, Perth
Attendance: 4,000

Round 15[edit]

26 December
7:40 PM
South Dragons 114, Adelaide 36ers 119
Vodafone Arena, Melbourne
Attendance: 4,415
27 December
7:30 PM
Melbourne Tigers 98, Cairns Taipans 89
28 December
7:30 PM
Wollongong Hawks 96, Townsville Crocodiles 74
28 December
8:00 PM
West Sydney Razorbacks 110, Brisbane Bullets 105
State Sports Centre, Sydney
Attendance: 1,557
29 December
7:30 PM
Brisbane Bullets 107, Gold Coast Blaze 97
29 December
7:30 PM
Sydney Kings 103, New Zealand Breakers 94 (OT)
29 December
7:00 PM
Perth Wildcats 106, Melbourne Tigers 107
Challenge Stadium, Perth
Attendance: 4,100

Round 16[edit]

31 December
7:30 PM
Cairns Taipans 120, Brisbane Bullets 112
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Attendance: 4,790
31 December
8:00 PM
Townsville Crocodiles 79, Gold Coast Blaze 87
2 January
7:30 PM
Melbourne Tigers 117, Gold Coast Blaze 102
2 January
7:30 PM
Singapore Slingers 87, Perth Wildcats 124
4 January
7:30 PM
Wollongong Hawks 111, New Zealand Breakers 101
4 January
8:00 PM
Townsville Crocodiles 123, South Dragons 88
5 January
7:30 PM
Brisbane Bullets 132, South Dragons 101
5 January
7:30 PM
West Sydney Razorbacks 97, New Zealand Breakers 113
State Sports Centre, Sydney
Attendance: 1,821
5 January
7:30 PM
Sydney Kings 115, Melbourne Tigers 107 (OT)
5 January
7:00 PM
Perth Wildcats 90, Adelaide 36ers 88
Challenge Stadium, Perth
Attendance: 3,900

Round 17[edit]

9 January
7:30 PM
Cairns Taipans 93, Perth Wildcats 89
9 January
7:40 PM
Wollongong Hawks 99, Sydney Kings 106
10 January
7:30 PM
New Zealand Breakers 126, Gold Coast Blaze 93
12 January
7:30 PM
Brisbane Bullets 101, Cairns Taipans 79
12 January
7:30 PM
Melbourne Tigers 111, West Sydney Razorbacks 108
12 January
8:00 PM
Townsville Crocodiles 108, New Zealand Breakers 88
12 January
8:00 PM
Adelaide 36ers 115, Sydney Kings 93
Distinctive Homes Dome, Adelaide
Attendance: 5,787
12 January
7:00 PM
Perth Wildcats 103, Gold Coast Blaze 88
Challenge Stadium, Perth
Attendance: 4,304
13 January
5:00 PM
Singapore Slingers 113, Wollongong Hawks 102

Round 18[edit]

16 January
7:00 PM
Adelaide 36ers 82, Perth Wildcats 101
Distinctive Homes Dome, Adelaide
Attendance: 6,141
16 January
7:30 PM
South Dragons 103, West Sydney Razorbacks 105
18 January
6:00 PM
Wollongong Hawks 115, Adelaide 36ers 108
18 January
7:30 PM
Gold Coast Blaze 105, Townsville Crocodiles 87
19 January
7:30 PM
Brisbane Bullets 155, Adelaide 36ers 107
19 January
7:30 PM
Melbourne Tigers 112, New Zealand Breakers 98
19 January
7:30 PM
Sydney Kings 108, West Sydney Razorbacks 90
19 January
7:00 PM
Perth Wildcats 111, South Dragons 99
Challenge Stadium, Perth
Attendance: 4,100
20 January
5:00 PM
Singapore Slingers 87, Cairns Taipans 99

Round 19[edit]

23 January
7:00 PM
Adelaide 36ers 108, Melbourne Tigers 113
Distinctive Homes Dome, Adelaide
Attendance: 4,086
23 January
7:30 PM
Sydney Kings 106, South Dragons 72
24 January
7:30 PM
New Zealand Breakers 109, West Sydney Razorbacks 95
25 January
7:30 PM
Brisbane Bullets 95, Perth Wildcats 105
25 January
7:30 PM
Wollongong Hawks 91, South Dragons 89
25 January
8:00 PM
Townsville Crocodiles 120, Cairns Taipans 113
26 January
7:30 PM
Gold Coast Blaze 88, Perth Wildcats 84
26 January
7:30 PM
Cairns Taipans 105, Adelaide 36ers 111
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Attendance: 4,612
26 January
7:30 PM
Melbourne Tigers 115, Singapore Slingers 82

Round 20[edit]

30 January
7:30 PM
Melbourne Tigers 92, Brisbane Bullets 112
30 January
7:30 PM
Sydney Kings 105, Wollongong Hawks 86
30 January
7:30 PM
Singapore Slingers 108, South Dragons 93
31 January
7:30 PM
New Zealand Breakers 93, Perth Wildcats 83
31 January
7:30 PM
West Sydney Razorbacks 104, Townsville Crocodiles 111
State Sports Centre, Sydney
Attendance: 1,768
1 February
7:30 PM
Wollongong Hawks 98, Melbourne Tigers 109
1 February
7:30 PM
Cairns Taipans 87, Gold Coast Blaze 85
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Attendance: 3,099
2 February
7:30 PM
South Dragons 93, New Zealand Breakers 104
Vodafone Arena, Melbourne
Attendance: 3,159
2 February
8:00 PM
Adelaide 36ers 133, Brisbane Bullets 97
Distinctive Homes Dome, Adelaide
Attendance: 5,023
2 February
7:00 PM
Perth Wildcats 85, Sydney Kings 104
Challenge Stadium, Perth
Attendance: 4,100
3 February
6:00 PM
Gold Coast Blaze 127, Adelaide 36ers 118

Round 21[edit]

6 February
7:30 PM
South Dragons 95, Cairns Taipans 90
Vodafone Arena, Melbourne
Attendance: 2,715
6 February
7:00 PM
Perth Wildcats 107, West Sydney Razorbacks 100
7 February
7:30 PM
New Zealand Breakers 105, Melbourne Tigers 91
8 February
7:30 PM
Wollongong Hawks 94, Brisbane Bullets 115
8 February
7:30 PM
Gold Coast Blaze 81, Sydney Kings 88
9 February
7:30 PM
Melbourne Tigers 134, South Dragons 102
9 February
7:30 PM
West Sydney Razorbacks 106, Wollongong Hawks 111
State Sports Centre, Sydney
Attendance: 2,217
9 February
7:30 PM
Sydney Kings 113, Singapore Slingers 84
9 February
8:00 PM
Townsville Crocodiles 117, Brisbane Bullets 100
9 February
8:00 PM
Adelaide 36ers 113, Cairns Taipans 104
Distinctive Homes Dome, Adelaide
Attendance: 7,009

Round 22[edit]

13 February
7:30 PM
Sydney Kings 103, New Zealand Breakers 93
13 February
7:30 PM
Wollongong Hawks 95, Cairns Taipans 116
13 February
7:30 PM
Gold Coast Blaze 69, Perth Wildcats 90
13 February
7:30 PM
Singapore Slingers 97, Adelaide 36ers 126
15 February
8:00 PM
Townsville Crocodiles 101, Gold Coast Blaze 81
16 February
7:30 PM
Cairns Taipans 101, Townsville Crocodiles 88
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Attendance: 5,203
16 February
7:30 PM
Brisbane Bullets 129, Wollongong Hawks 98
16 February
7:30 PM
South Dragons 81, Sydney Kings 88
Vodafone Arena
Attendance: 4,312
16 February
7:30 PM
West Sydney Razorbacks 97, Melbourne Tigers 117
State Sports Centre, Sydney
Attendance: 2,562
16 February
7:00 PM
Perth Wildcats 98, New Zealand Breakers 85
Challenge Stadium, Perth
Attendance: 4,300

Ladder[edit]

Team Pld Won Lost Last 5 Streak Home Away  % Pts  % Won
1 Sydney Kings 38 31 7 2-3 L1 17-3 14-4 110.56 81.58
2 Melbourne Tigers 37 27 10 3-2 W1 14-4 13-6 105.94 72.97
3 Brisbane Bullets 33 21 12 2-3 L2 14-3 7-9 107.45 63.64
4 Perth Wildcats 34 20 14 3-2 L1 14-3 6-11 105.44 58.82
5 Townsville Crocodiles 32 18 14 3-2 L1 13-3 5-11 100.77 56.25
6 New Zealand Breakers 32 17 15 2-3 L1 11-4 6-9 99.14 53.13
7 Cairns Taipans 31 16 15 2-3 L1 10-6 6-9 101.90 51.61
8 Gold Coast Blaze 31 15 16 1-4 L4 10-5 5-10 98.83 48.39
9 Adelaide 36ers 30 14 16 4-1 W2 9-6 5-10 100.19 46.67
10 West Sydney Razorbacks 30 10 20 0-5 L6 6-9 4-11 95.35 33.33
11 Wollongong Hawks 30 9 21 1-4 L2 7-8 2-13 93.61 30.00
12 Singapore Slingers 30 6 24 1-4 L2 5-10 1-14 88.21 20.00
13 South Dragons 30 5 25 1-4 L2 4-11 1-14 90.81 16.67

Finals Series[edit]

Quarter Finals[edit]

20 February
6:30 PM
Townsville Crocodiles 97, Gold Coast Blaze 89
21 February
6:30 PM
Cairns Taipans 78, New Zealand Breakers 100
Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns
Attendance: 4,513
22 February
5:30 PM
Perth Wildcats 96, Townsville Crocodiles 78
Challenge Stadium, Perth
Attendance: 4,300
23 February
6:30 PM
Brisbane Bullets 106, New Zealand Breakers 89

Semi Finals[edit]

(best-of-three series)

25 February
7:30 PM
Sydney Kings 101, Perth Wildcats 98
27 February
6:30 PM
Melbourne Tigers 116, Brisbane Bullets 98
27 February
6:30 PM
Perth Wildcats 94, Sydney Kings 85
Challenge Stadium, Perth
Attendance: 4,400
28 February
6:30 PM
Brisbane Bullets 112, Melbourne Tigers 115 (OT)
1 March
7:30 PM
Sydney Kings 107, Perth Wildcats 77

Grand Final[edit]

(best-of-five series)

5 March
7:30 PM
Sydney Kings 95, Melbourne Tigers 74
7 March
7:30 PM
Melbourne Tigers 104, Sydney Kings 93
9 March
7:30 PM
Sydney Kings 87, Melbourne Tigers 89
12 March
7:30 PM
Melbourne Tigers 87, Sydney Kings 90
14 March
7:30 PM
Sydney Kings 73, Melbourne Tigers 85

2007–08 NBL statistics leaders[edit]

Category Player Team Stat
Points per game Ebi Ere Brisbane Bullets 26.0
Rebounds per game Chris Anstey Melbourne Tigers 12.0
Assists per game Rashad Phillips Perth Wildcats 7.5
Steals per game Orien Greene New Zealand Breakers 2.88
Blocks per game Chris Anstey Melbourne Tigers 1.97
Field goal percentage Tim Behrendorff New Zealand Breakers 60.0%
Free throw percentage Michael Cedar Townsville Crocodiles 91.3%
Three-point field goal percentage Daniel Jackson Wollongong Hawks 52.4%

NBL awards[edit]

TV Coverage[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gold Coast Blaze – andthefoul.net
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