Inaugural NBL Cup fixture sees Perth Wildcats play eight games in 23 days

Perth Wildcats will play on the opening evening of the NBL Cup and play eight matches in 23 days earlier than lastly returning to WA.

The Wildcats re-located to Victoria amid WA’s lockdown this week, realizing they might be required to be in Melbourne by February 20 for the beginning of the NBL hub.

Perth will play in opposition to Melbourne United on opening evening after which play a fast hearth fixture with matches in opposition to all eight different golf equipment earlier than the hub ends on March 14.

The league has put up $300,000 for the inaugural NBL Cup with $150,000 being awarded to the winner. 

The runner-up will obtain $100,000 and third place $50,000.

As a part of the match, three factors will likely be awarded for victories and one level for every quarter groups win.

Perth Wildcats will help to open the NBL Cup with a clash against Melbourne United.
Digicam IconPerth Wildcats will assist to open the NBL Cup with a conflict in opposition to Melbourne United.(*23*) Credit score: Paul Kane(*23*)/Getty Photographs

All match outcomes may even be counted in the direction of the common season.

“The NBL Cup will showcase top-of-the-line basketball leagues and supply nice dwell leisure between the Australian Open tennis and begin of the AFL season,” NBL Proprietor and Government Chairman Larry Kestelman mentioned.

“Most significantly, it should present nice worth for all sports activities followers, significantly households, who can watch the most important stars of the league in double headers for the value of 1 sport.”


Saturday Feb 20 v Melbourne United

Tuesday Feb 23 v Sydney Kings

Friday Feb 26 v Cairns Taipans

Wednesday March 3 v South East Melbourne Phoenix

Friday March 5 v Brisbane Bullets

Sunday March 7 v The Hawks

Friday March 12 v New Zealand Breakers

Sunday March 14 v Adelaide 36ers