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|Dates||3 October 2019 - 16 February 2020|
2020-21 ->NBL seasons
The 2019-20 NBL season is the 42nd season of the National Basketball League since its establishment in 1979. With the addition of South East Melbourne Phoenix, there is now a total of nine teams that contest in the league. The regular season will be played between October 2019 and February 2020, followed by a post-season featuring the top four in March 2020.
Australian broadcast rights to the season are held by SBS Viceland in the first year of a two-year deal. All 126 games will be available live and free on streaming platforms such as SBS On Demand. ESPN will also broadcast 59 games including all games after 7.30pm AEDT. In New Zealand, Sky Sport are the official league broadcaster.
Nine teams will compete in the NBL, one more than last year since the entrance of the South East Melbourne Phoenix.
|Adelaide 36ers||Adelaide||Adelaide Entertainment Centre||11,300|
|Brisbane Bullets||Brisbane||Queensland State Netball Centre||5,000|
|Cairns Taipans||Cairns||Cairns Convention Centre||5,300|
|Illawarra Hawks||Wollongong||WIN Entertainment Centre||6,000|
|Melbourne United||Melbourne||Melbourne Arena||10,500|
|New Zealand Breakers||Auckland||Spark Arena||9,300|
|Perth Wildcats||Perth||Perth Arena||14,846|
|South East Melbourne Phoenix||Melbourne||Melbourne Arena||10,500|
|Sydney Kings||Sydney||Qudos Bank Arena||18,200|
|Team||Coach||Captain||Kit manufacturer||Main sponsor|
|Adelaide 36ers||Joey Wright||Daniel Johnson||First Ever||TBD|
|Brisbane Bullets||Andrej Lemanis||TBD||First Ever||TBD|
|Cairns Taipans||Mike Kelly||TBD||First Ever||CQUniversity|
|Illawarra Hawks||Matt Flinn||TBD||First Ever||SLAM Media Inc.|
|Melbourne United||Dean Vickerman||Chris Goulding||First Ever||TBD|
|New Zealand Breakers||Dan Shamir||Thomas Abercrombie||First Ever||Sky Sport|
|Perth Wildcats||Trevor Gleeson||Damian Martin||First Ever||TBD|
|South East Melbourne Phoenix||Simon Mitchell||TBD||First Ever||TBD|
|Sydney Kings||Will Weaver||Kevin Lisch||First Ever||TBD|
|Team||Outgoing manager||Manner of departure||Date of vacancy||Position in table||Incoming manager||Date of appointment|
The pre-season of the started on 19 June 2019 and will end 16 October 2020. The pre-season features games in China and the United States. As well, it featured the NBLxNBA 2018 Tour in which five NBL teams played a total of seven games.
The regular season will start on 3 October 2019 and finish on 16 February 2020.
|#||Team||Pld||W||L||Last 5||Streak||Home||Away||For||Against||%||Win %|
|6||New Zealand Breakers||0||0||0||0-0||0||0-0||0-0||0||0||00.00%||00.00%|
|8||South East Melbourne Phoenix||0||0||0||0-0||0||0-0||0-0||0||0||00.00%||00.00%|
|New Zealand Breakers|
|South East Melbourne Phoenix|