Five takeaways from the first half of the NBL season
It's been a hectic NBL season so far, so what have we learned from how it's played out?
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We’re over two months into NBL22, which means that we’ve reached around the halfway point of the season.
It’s been chaotic, yet the league has still managed to keep things somewhat on track and we’ve seen plenty play out both on and off the floor.
Powerhouses Melbourne United and the Perth Wildcats are up to their old tricks, while the league’s newest team has already delivered plenty of surprises. Proven stars like Bryce Cotton, Mitch Creek, and Vic Law are once again dominating the hardwood, while the likes of Jaylen Adams, Yannick Wetzell, and Tahjere McCall are making waves.
As is with every season, there have also been some disappointments and struggles. The Breakers time away from home continues to be tough, while Brisbane are still struggling to find their identity as a team.
With all that in mind let’s look through five of the biggest takeaways from the season so far…
It pays to build a brand
Some questions were raised when Tasmania’s roster began to take shape in the preseason. But no matter what your doubts, one thing was clear, they were going to have heart and grit.