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

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.

Perth Wildcats will help to open the NBL Cup with a clash against Melbourne United.
Digital camera IconPerth Wildcats will assist to open the NBL Cup with a conflict towards Melbourne United.(*23*) Credit score: Paul Kane(*23*)/Getty Photos

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