Perth Wildcats will play on the opening night time 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, understanding they’d be required to be in Melbourne by February 20 for the beginning of the NBL hub.
Perth will play towards Melbourne United on opening night time after which play a fast fireplace fixture with matches towards 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 can be awarded for victories and one level for every quarter groups win.
All match outcomes will even be counted in direction of the common season.
“The NBL Cup will showcase probably the greatest basketball leagues and supply nice reside leisure between the Australian Open tennis and begin of the AFL season,” NBL Proprietor and Govt Chairman Larry Kestelman stated.
“Most significantly, it’s going to present nice worth for all sports activities followers, notably households, who can watch the largest stars of the league in double headers for the value of 1 sport.”
PERTH WILDCATS NBL CUP FIXTURE
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