NBL injury updates ahead of season opener

The 2019/20 NBL season officially tips off on Thursday, and here's a quick injury update ahead of Round 1.

TeamPlayerStatusBrisbane BulletsWill MagnayAnkle injury

Possible for Sunday opener (news)

Melbourne UnitedDavid BarlowThumb fracture

Expected return R3

Replacement Dexter Kernich-Drew (news)

Casey PratherKnee injury

Expected return R3 home

Replacement Dillon Stith (news)

Perth WildcatsMitch NortonGroin

Good for Saturday opener (news)

Terrico WhiteWrist injury

Good for Saturday opener (news)

Wani Swaka Lo Buluk Ankle injury

Replaced by Nic Pozoglou (news)

South East Melbourne PhoenixAdam GibsonCalf

Miss season opener (news)

Terry ArmstrongFoot injury

Miss season opener (news)

Sydney Kings Andrew Bogut Tweaked ankle

Will likely play (news)

NBL Round 1 schedule

  • Melbourne United vs South East Melbourne Phoenix, 3 Oct Thursday, 7:30pm (Melbourne Arena)

  • Cairns Taipans vs Sydney Kings, 4 Oct Friday, 7:30pm (Cairns Convention Centre)

  • Perth Wildcats vs Melbourne United, 5 Oct Saturday, 5:30pm (RAC Arena)

  • Illawarra Hawks vs Brisbane Bullets, 6 Oct Sunday, 3:00pm (WIN Entertainment Centre)

NBL games will be available via free to air, on SBS On Demand and SBS VICELAND.