The 1998–99 NBL season was the 21st season of competition since its establishment in 1979. A total of 11 teams contested the league. This season marked the first summer season for the NBL. The Townsville Suns were renamed the Townsville Crocodiles

1998–99 NBL season
LeagueNational Basketball League
SportBasketball
Duration9 October 1998 – 14 March 1999
19 March 1999 – 10 April 1999 (Finals)
16 – 23 April 1999 (Grand Finals)
Number of teams11
TV partner(s)
Regular season
Top seedAdelaide 36ers
Season MVPSteve Woodberry
Finals
ChampionsAdelaide 36ers
  Runners-upVictoria Titans
Finals MVPBrett Maher
NBL seasons

Contents

Regular seasonEdit

The home and away season took place over 23 rounds between 9 October 1998 and 14 March 1999 with finals starting 19 March 1999 until 10 April 1999 and grand final on 16-23 April 1999.

Round 1Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
9 October Brisbane Bullets 110–78 Canberra Cannons Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
9 October Wollongong Hawks 76–100 Newcastle Falcons WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
10 October Melbourne Tigers 99–80 Victoria Titans Rod Laver Arena box score report
10 October Sydney Kings 97–103 West Sydney Razorbacks Sydney Entertainment Centre box score report
10 October Townsville Crocodiles 91–84 Brisbane Bullets Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
10 October Perth Wildcats 106–96 Adelaide 36ers Perth Entertainment Centre box score report

Round 2Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
16 October Canberra Cannons 89–104 West Sydney Razorbacks AIS Arena box score report
16 October Perth Wildcats 70–75 Sydney Kings Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
16 October Melbourne Tigers 109–101 Brisbane Bullets Rod Laver Arena box score report
17 October Townsville Crocodiles 86–99 Wollongong Hawks Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
17 October Newcastle Falcons 89–87 West Sydney Razorbacks Newcastle Entertainment Centre box score report
17 October Victoria Titans 110–94 Canberra Cannons Rod Laver Arena box score report

Round 3Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
23 October Canberra Cannons 98–109 Melbourne Tigers AIS Arena box score report
24 October Wollongong Hawks 83–80 Perth Wildcats WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
24 October Newcastle Falcons 100–84 Sydney Kings Newcastle Entertainment Centre box score report
24 October Adelaide 36ers 94–89 Townsville Crocodiles Clipsal Powerhouse box score report

Round 4Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
30 October Newcastle Falcons 95–98 Canberra Cannons Newcastle Entertainment Centre box score report
30 October Perth Wildcats 96–111 Melbourne Tigers Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
31 October Brisbane Bullets 95–80 West Sydney Razorbacks Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
31 October Sydney Kings 92–101 Victoria Titans Sydney Entertainment Centre box score report
31 October Adelaide 36ers 109–72 Wollongong Hawks Clipsal Powerhouse box score report

Round 5Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
6 November Brisbane Bullets 84–101 Newcastle Falcons Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
6 November Adelaide 36ers 95–112 West Sydney Razorbacks Clipsal Powerhouse box score report
7 November Victoria Titans 100–111 Wollongong Hawks Rod Laver Arena box score report
7 November Canberra Cannons 111–88 Sydney Kings AIS Arena box score report
7 November Perth Wildcats 95–98 West Sydney Razorbacks Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
7 November Townsville Crocodiles 96–102 Newcastle Falcons Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
8 November Melbourne Tigers 112–105 Adelaide 36ers Rod Laver Arena box score report

Round 6Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
13 November Wollongong Hawks 100–91 West Sydney Razorbacks WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
13 November Victoria Titans 95–112 Newcastle Falcons Rod Laver Arena box score report
14 November Canberra Cannons 100–111 Townsville Crocodiles AIS Arena box score report
14 November Sydney Kings 111–88 Melbourne Tigers Sydney Entertainment Centre box score report
15 November Perth Wildcats 95–98 Brisbane Bullets Perth Entertainment Centre box score report

Round 7Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
20 November Canberra Cannons 122–106 Newcastle Falcons AIS Arena box score report
20 November Melbourne Tigers 102–87 Townsville Crocodiles Rod Laver Arena box score report
20 November West Sydney Razorbacks 81–92 Victoria Titans Whitlam Centre box score report
21 November Adelaide 36ers 96–112 Brisbane Bullets Clipsal Powerhouse box score report
21 November Newcastle Falcons 96–97 Melbourne Tigers Newcastle Entertainment Centre box score report
21 November Wollongong Hawks 88–86 Townsville Crocodiles WIN Entertainment Centre box score report

Round 8Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
27 November Canberra Cannons 99–101 Perth Wildcats AIS Arena box score report
27 November Melbourne Tigers 102–97 Sydney Kings Rod Laver Arena box score report
27 November Townsville Crocodiles 93–80 Wollongong Hawks Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
28 November Newcastle Falcons 84–94 Adelaide 36ers Newcastle Entertainment Centre box score report
28 November Victoria Titans 86–83 Perth Wildcats Rod Laver Arena box score report

Round 9Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
4 December Wollongong Hawks 83–86 Brisbane Bullets WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
4 December Adelaide 36ers 101–90 Sydney Kings Clipsal Powerhouse box score report
4 December Victoria Titans 101–73 West Sydney Razorbacks Rod Laver Arena box score report
4 December Townsville Crocodiles 120–107 Canberra Cannons Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
5 December Brisbane Bullets 105–97 Townsville Crocodiles Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
5 December Melbourne Tigers 109–90 West Sydney Razorbacks Rod Laver Arena box score report
5 December Newcastle Falcons 87–78 Victoria Titans Newcastle Entertainment Centre box score report
5 December Perth Wildcats 93–90 Adelaide 36ers Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
5 December Sydney Kings 93–72 Wollongong Hawks Sydney Entertainment Centre box score report

Round 10Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
4 December Wollongong Hawks 97–108 Sydney Kings WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
4 December West Sydney Razorbacks 107–87 Canberra Cannons Whitlam Centre box score report
4 December Townsville Crocodiles 96–110 Perth Wildcats Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
4 December Brisbane Bullets 95–103 Sydney Kings Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
5 December Adelaide 36ers 111–98 Newcastle Falcons Clipsal Powerhouse box score report
5 December Victoria Titans 92–80 Melbourne Tigers Rod Laver Arena box score report

Round 11Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
16 December Sydney Kings 82–115 Adelaide 36ers Sydney Entertainment Centre box score report
18 December Wollongong Hawks 86–60 West Sydney Razorbacks WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
18 December Adelaide 36ers 105–92 Perth Wildcats Clipsal Powerhouse box score report
19 December Brisbane Bullets 106–93 Perth Wildcats Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
19 December Melbourne Tigers 99–110 Canberra Cannons Rod Laver Arena box score report
19 December West Sydney Razorbacks 91–107 Newcastle Falcons Whitlam Centre box score report
20 December Victoria Titans 72–87 Townsville Crocodiles Rod Laver Arena box score report

Round 12Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
26 December Sydney Kings 107–102 Newcastle Falcons Sydney Entertainment Centre box score report
26 December Victoria Titans 91–93 Adelaide 36ers Rod Laver Arena box score report
27 December Perth Wildcats 96–91 Townsville Crocodiles Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
27 December West Sydney Razorbacks 101–94 Adelaide 36ers Whitlam Centre box score report
27 December Newcastle Falcons 83–93 Wollongong Hawks Newcastle Entertainment Centre box score report
27 December Melbourne Tigers 102–91 Brisbane Bullets Rod Laver Arena box score report

Round 13Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
31 December Wollongong Hawks 110–94 Melbourne Tigers WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
31 December Townsville Crocodiles 74–65 Victoria Titans Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
31 December Adelaide 36ers 104–91 Brisbane Bullets Clipsal Powerhouse box score report
1 January West Sydney Razorbacks 92–87 Melbourne Tigers Whitlam Centre box score report
2 January Canberra Cannons 113–90 Sydney Kings AIS Arena box score report
2 January Brisbane Bullets 82–99 Victoria Titans Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
2 January Newcastle Falcons 77–105 Perth Wildcats Newcastle Entertainment Centre box score report

Round 14Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
8 January Canberra Cannons 94–109 Perth Wildcats AIS Arena box score report
8 January Townsville Crocodiles 116–68 Sydney Kings Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
9 January Newcastle Falcons 82–98 Brisbane Bullets Newcastle Entertainment Centre box score report
9 January Wollongong Hawks 96–89 Adelaide 36ers WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
9 January West Sydney Razorbacks 77–89 Victoria Titans Whitlam Centre box score report

Round 15Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
15 January Wollongong Hawks 110–94 Newcastle Falcons WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
15 January Sydney Kings 108–73 Canberra Cannons Sydney Entertainment Centre box score report
15 January Townsville Crocodiles 90–89 Melbourne Tigers Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
16 January Perth Wildcats 84–85 Victoria Titans Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
16 January Brisbane Bullets 104–118 Melbourne Tigers Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
16 January Adelaide 36ers 105–87 Canberra Cannons Clipsal Powerhouse box score report
16 January West Sydney Razorbacks 78–72 Sydney Kings Whitlam Centre box score report

Round 16Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
22 January Canberra Cannons 84–89 Wollongong Hawks AIS Arena box score report
22 January West Sydney Razorbacks 79–92 Townsville Crocodiles Whitlam Centre box score report
23 January Perth Wildcats 101–93 Melbourne Tigers Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
23 January Sydney Kings 98–109 Brisbane Bullets Sydney Entertainment Centre box score report
23 January Adelaide 36ers 87–72 Wollongong Hawks Clipsal Powerhouse box score report

Round 17Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
29 January Brisbane Bullets 86–85 Victoria Titans Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
29 January Newcastle Falcons 77–97 Adelaide 36ers Newcastle Entertainment Centre box score report
29 January West Sydney Razorbacks 102–97 Perth Wildcats Whitlam Centre box score report
30 January Wollongong Hawks 84–77 Canberra Cannons WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
30 January Sydney Kings 98–105 Melbourne Tigers Sydney Entertainment Centre box score report
30 January Townsville Crocodiles 96–71 Victoria Titans Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report

Round 18Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
5 February Canberra Cannons 88–99 Victoria Titans AIS Arena box score report
5 February Newcastle Falcons 95–93 Brisbane Bullets Newcastle Entertainment Centre box score report
5 February West Sydney Razorbacks 89–86 Townsville Crocodiles Whitlam Centre box score report
6 February Melbourne Tigers 96–84 Wollongong Hawks Rod Laver Arena box score report
6 February Sydney Kings 89–108 Perth Wildcats Sydney Entertainment Centre box score report
6 February Adelaide 36ers 96–84 Townsville Crocodiles Clipsal Powerhouse box score report
7 February Victoria Titans 94–74 Perth Wildcats Rod Laver Arena box score report

Round 19Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
12 February Newcastle Falcons 100–109 Sydney Kings Newcastle Entertainment Centre box score report
12 February Perth Wildcats 116–93 Wollongong Hawks Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
13 February West Sydney Razorbacks 86–100 Brisbane Bullets Whitlam Centre box score report
13 February Canberra Cannons 106–93 Newcastle Falcons AIS Arena box score report
13 February Adelaide 36ers 89–70 Victoria Titans Clipsal Powerhouse box score report

Round 20Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
19 February Brisbane Bullets 87–84 Townsville Crocodiles Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
19 February Wollongong Hawks 86–85 Victoria Titans WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
19 February Melbourne Tigers 101–89 Newcastle Falcons Rod Laver Arena box score report
19 February Adelaide 36ers 96–89 Sydney Kings Clipsal Powerhouse box score report
20 February West Sydney Razorbacks 104–88 Perth Wildcats Whitlam Centre box score report
20 February Townsville Crocodiles 85–83 Canberra Cannons Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
20 February Victoria Titans 101–95 Brisbane Bullets Rod Laver Arena box score report
21 February Sydney Kings 68–95 Wollongong Hawks Sydney Entertainment Centre box score report

Round 21Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
26 February Melbourne Tigers 106–94 West Sydney Razorbacks Rod Laver Arena box score report
27 February Victoria Titans 98–87 Sydney Kings Rod Laver Arena box score report
27 February Brisbane Bullets 92–100 Wollongong Hawks Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
27 February Newcastle Falcons 93–98 Townsville Crocodiles Newcastle Entertainment Centre box score report
27 February Perth Wildcats 84–82 Canberra Cannons Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
27 February Adelaide 36ers 87–90 Melbourne Tigers Clipsal Powerhouse box score report

Round 22Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
4 March Townsville Crocodiles 118–113 West Sydney Razorbacks Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
5 March Canberra Cannons 115–119 Adelaide 36ers AIS Arena box score report
5 March Perth Wildcats 105–84 Brisbane Bullets Perth Entertainment Centre box score report
5 March Victoria Titans 101–75 Newcastle Falcons Rod Laver Arena box score report
6 March West Sydney Razorbacks 92–77 Wollongong Hawks Whitlam Centre box score report
6 March Melbourne Tigers 86–92 Canberra Cannons Rod Laver Arena box score report
6 March Sydney Kings 119–101 Townsville Crocodiles Sydney Entertainment Centre box score report

Round 23Edit

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
12 March Brisbane Bullets 83–98 Adelaide 36ers Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
12 March Wollongong Hawks 96–79 Canberra Cannons WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
12 March Melbourne Tigers 81–89 Perth Wildcats Rod Laver Arena box score report
12 March Sydney Kings 98–91 West Sydney Razorbacks Sydney Entertainment Centre box score report
13 March Canberra Cannons 97–107 Brisbane Bullets AIS Arena box score report
13 March Victoria Titans 97–89 Melbourne Tigers Rod Laver Arena box score report
13 March Townsville Crocodiles 92–107 Adelaide 36ers Townsville Entertainment Centre box score report
14 March Perth Wildcats 111–113 Newcastle Falcons Perth Entertainment Centre box score report

LadderEdit

Team Pld Won Lost Last 5 Streak Home Away % Pts % Won
1 Adelaide 36ers 33 24 9 4-1 W1 14-4 10-5 108 72
2 Victoria Titans 33 21 12 3-2 L1 12-4 9-8 104 63
3 Melbourne Tigers 30 19 11 2-3 L2 11-4 8-7 103 63
4 Wollongong Hawks 30 16 14 1-4 L4 10-5 6-9 98 53
5 Perth Wildcats 28 13 15 2-3 L3 7-7 6-8 100 46
6 Brisbane Bullets 28 13 15 1-4 L2 6-7 7-8 99 46
7 Townsville Crocodiles 26 12 14 3-2 L2 9-4 3-10 101 46
8 West Sydney Razorbacks 26 12 14 2-3 L1 8-5 4-9 97 46
9 Newcastle Falcons 26 9 17 1-4 W1 4-9 5-8 95 34
10 Sydney Kings 26 9 17 2-3 W2 5-8 4-9 94 34
11 Canberra Cannons 26 8 18 1-4 L2 5-8 3-10 94 30

Finals SeriesEdit

Quarter FinalsEdit

(single game elimination)

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
19 March Perth Wildcats 97–89 Adelaide 36ers Challenge Stadium box score report
19 March Victoria Titans 78–100 Wollongong Hawks Rod Laver Arena box score report
20 March Brisbane Bullets 96–78 Melbourne Tigers Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre box score report
26 March Adelaide 36ers 106–89 Perth Wildcats Clipsal Powerhouse box score report
26 March Melbourne Tigers 96–78 Brisbane Bullets Rod Laver Arena box score report
27 March Wollongong Hawks 106–89 Victoria Titans WIN Entertainment Centre box score report

Semi FinalsEdit

(best-of-three series)

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
2 April Wollongong Hawks 98–101 Adelaide 36ers WIN Entertainment Centre box score report
3 April Victoria Titans 116–98 Melbourne Tigers Rod Laver Arena box score report
9 April Melbourne Tigers 85–94 Victoria Titans Rod Laver Arena box score report
10 April Adelaide 36ers 115–112 Wollongong Hawks Clipsal Powerhouse box score report

Grand FinalEdit

(best-of-three series)

Date Home team Score Away team Venue Crowd Box Score Report
16 April Victoria Titans 94–104 Adelaide 36ers Rod Laver Arena box score report
21 April Adelaide 36ers 82–88 Victoria Titans Clipsal Powerhouse box score report
23 April Adelaide 36ers 80–69 Victoria Titans Clipsal Powerhouse box score report

1998–99 NBL statistics leadersEdit

NBL awardsEdit


All NBL TeamEdit

External linksEdit