ILT Stadium Southland has been announced as the home for a new National Basketball League (NBL) 3×3 bastketball competition that will bring all seven NBL teams to the city, as well as the Otago Nuggets and Franklin Bulls, for the two-day tournament in May.
Look out Steven Adams, the next New Zealand basketball superstar might just be on the way from Southland.
He’s worth an estimated $27.2 million but the experience that Steven Adams brought to Invercargill for 300 young basketballers was priceless.
The Southland Sharks face a must-win match this Saturday night in Invercargill against new Australian franchise the Southern Huskies as they continue their quest for backto-back NBL championships.
The Southland Sharks have suffered their biggest loss of the season with a 122-77 thumping by the Wellington Saints in Invercargill on Sunday evening.