Top two NBL teams the Sydney Kings and Cairns Taipans combined for three losses in Round 16, Melbourne United and South East Melbourne Phoenix kept winning but suffered cruel blows, and an Adelaide 36ers who promised so much fell off a cliff.
It was the third last round of NBL23 and the race for the top six positions is down to seven with the Adelaide 36ers having lost five straight after a season that promised so much when they made history in the pre-season beating the NBA’s Phoenix Suns.
The Brisbane Bullets are finishing the season in some encouraging form having won three straight matches, but all the attention is on the seven teams still in the playoff hunt with two rounds remaining.
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Massive crowd can’t quite get Kings home | 01:54
This time last week, the Sydney Kings…