NBL season to tip-off October 5
The 2012/13 National Basketball League season will tip-off on Friday October 5, with reigning title-holders the New Zealand Breakers set to hoist their second consecutive championship banner to the rafters of North Shore Events Centre in Auckland on Opening Night of the iiNet NBL Championship.For 36ers fans, first proper look at the new team will be Adelaide hosting Melbourne (and Ballinger) on October 7:
The Breakers will have the honour of tipping-off the new season with a home game against 2012 Semi Finalists, the Gold Coast Blaze, at the North Shore Events Centre in Auckland.
Traditional combatants the Adelaide 36ers and Melbourne Tigers will meet at Adelaide Arena on Sunday 7 October, with prodigal son Luke Schenscher making his highly-anticipated return for the Sixers. Adam Ballinger will also make his first appearance for the Melbourne Tigers in that clash against his former club.
Full schedule (PDF)
Melbourne's home games are all venue TBC. More Vector appearances for the Breakers. Anything else interesting you can spot in there?