The Canberra Capitals are intent on ending a three-year hoodoo against the Bendigo Spirit to "make a statement" about their WNBL championship credentials.
Canberra Capitals skipper Abby Bishop has described her side's turnover issues as "unacceptable", admitting it "has to change quick smart" after Saturday's scrappy WNBL loss to Sydney.
The Sydney Kings will need more aggression and unity when they take on reigning champions the Perth Wildcats on Friday, coach Damian Cotter says.
Melbourne Boomers couldn't punish them, but Canberra Capitals were made to pay for another turnover-ridden performance in a 73-70 loss to Sydney at AIS Arena on Saturday night.
The Sydney Kings have gone down to the Townsville Crocodiles in a close and stormy contest at the Sydney Entertainment Centre on Friday night.
Double-doubles from Abby Bishop and Stephanie Talbot helped Canberra Capitals open its season with a 69-62 win over Melbourne Boomers on Friday night.
They were the dynamic duo in Canberra's inaugural WNBL championship in 1999-2000, now veterans Lauren Jackson and Kristen Veal claim it's time to bring that successful swagger back.
It sounded like a firecracker and looked like a camera flash. But as soon as Mirko Djeric felt a burning pain in his thigh, he knew he had been shot.
When Jess Bibby made her WNBL debut as a raw school kid 18 years ago, she didn't envisage she'd now be stacking shelves and making coffees for a living.
An NBL import needs to have two things - the ability to drastically improve his team and box office appeal. Sydney Kings forward Josh Childress has both.