Category Archives: The Whispering Room

NBL Points Ranking Revision

The Sky City Breakers ability to recruit quality players for next season just got a whole lot easier.

The club will benefit from a revision of the rules surrounding the NBL Points Ranking. Each player is ranked between 1 and 10 points depending on their performance in the previous season. Continue reading

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The Breakers, Brian Goorjian and Whispers

Dongguan Leopards coach Brian Goorjian brought up an interesting stat at a press conference in Auckland on Friday. To emphasise how big a deal basketball is in China he stated that there are more registered basketball players in China than there are people in America – wow!  Continue reading


A couple of prominent New Zealand players are searching out the opportunity of playing for an Australian club in the iiNet Australian NBL next season. With the Sky City Breakers roster already full bar the import point guard spot, players are naturally eyeing the possibility of moving across the ditch to pursue their professional careers. One of the players has visited the Sydney Kings to work out under the close scrutiny of King’s head coach Shane Heal. The other is believed to be in negotiations with another club, with a contract already on the table. The Lowdown hopes to be able to name the players in the next few days.