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NBL uses LaMelo Ball’s pulling power to gain new international relevance

Illawara Hawks point guard LaMelo Ball has transformed the commercial outlook of the NBL (Credit: Getty Images)

Oceania's National Basketball League is enjoying unprecedented growth this year following the creation of the Next Stars program and subsequent arrival of National Basketball Association Draft Lottery prospects LaMelo Ball and RJ Hampton. Bob Williams looks at the impact on the league and its future.

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