Around The League: All The Latest Team News

We’re now a month away from the start of the Sal’s NBL 2019 season! With several teams making key signings this week, teams are now rounding out their squads. Here’s the latest team news.


The Taranaki Steelformers Mountainairs have added their third and final import to now bring their active squad to ten players.
Chris Early*
Daniel Gomis*
Derone Raukawa
Alonzo Burton
Houston O'Riley
Aaron Bailey-Nowell
Thane O'Leary
Dane Brooks
Xavier Shaw
Kevin Foster*


The Mike Pero Nelson Giants look to be close to their final roster with the signing of two Tall Blacks.
Rhys Vague*
Daniel Grida*
Tyrell Harrison
Kruz Perrott-Hunt
Mika Vukona
Sam Dempster
Tyler Marsh
Finn Delany (after European season)
Tom Ingham
Bronson Beri
Ali Granger
Riley Bensemann


The Taylor Hawks are yet to make any announcements, but best believe they will be ready to soar come go-time


The Southern Huskies have some roster spots to fill as they continue to compile an exciting team for the 2019 Sal’s NBL season.
Harry Froling*
Jalen Billups*
Tre Nichols*
Mathiang Muo*
Tiri Masunda
BJ Radcliffe
Bryan Michaels
Mason Bragg


The Go Media Manawatu Jets have three members of last year’s team returning and have added former Saints point guard Jackson Stubbins to bring their total signings to seven.
Shane Temara
Troy Temara
Jackson Stubbins
Adam Carter
Rangimarie Mita
Haize Walker
Jake Mckinlay


The Wheeler Motor Company Canterbury Rams have added two new recruits to their squad for 2019 but still have some spots to fill, one of which could be an import should they use their designated three spots.
Cam Gliddon*
Emmett Naar*
Tony Tolovae
Mike Karena
Taylor Britt
Nathan Campbell
Toby Gilooly
Luke Aston
Sam Smith
Jonathan Janssen


The 2 Cheap Supercity Rangers have not publicly announced any signings for the upcoming Sal’s NBL season, but sleep on the team in the North at your own peril.


The Cigna Wellington Saints are still working to finalise their squad to help bring back their winning ways to the capital. We are expecting big things to come with all of their import spots still available should they wish to fill them.
Reuben Te Rangi
Shea Ili
Jordan Ngatai
Leon Henry


THE SIT Zero Fees Sharks have strengthened their front court with the addition of veteran Alex Pledger and will look to add more home-grown and imported talent to defend their 2018 title.
Mitch McCarron*
Jarrad Weeks*
Alex Pledger
Dom Kelman-Poto
Hyrum Harris
Tom Vodanovich

*Denotes import/restricted player. Teams are only allowed to play (3) restricted players in a game.


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