TL;DR news on NBL at December 19, 2022

The Adelaide 36ers' Next Star, Josh Giddey, ran away with the NBL's Rookie of the Year award, a year after LaMelo Ball won the trophy as part of the program. And, subsequently, the bottom three and the top three of the VisMin and NBL changed places. He might be the best passer and most creative player in the draft, and his natural instincts helped him rank sixth in the NBL in rebounds per game with 7.3 despite limited strength and athleticism. Pictures: Adam Trafford and Lachlan Bence Former Ballarat Miners stars Nathan Sobey and Shaun Bruce have been rewarded for their superb seasons in the NBL. Visit www.nationalbusinessleague.org, Twitter @theNBL1900, Instagram @NBL1900, and Facebook @theNBL1900. His focus was purely on the Nuggets and making the NBL playoffs, a desire which had grown since being with the team. NBL general manager Justin Nelson said the league was thrilled to take the games to a "vibrant and extremely passionate basketball community".