The Inner Sanctum team has taken a look at the upcoming season and given their thoughts on how it could play out.
After tasting championship success last season, Melbourne will have to be United to return to the top again in NBL22.
Reigning champions the Southside Flyers have lost two of their most dynamic playmakers, but will still be aiming to challenge again.
The Perth Wildcats have gone through extreme change in all facets of their organisation. Does it spell the end of a record-breaking playoffs streak, or can new coach Scott Morrison get the team firing on all cylinders?
OPINION: We’re now coming up to 20 years without a championship in the City of Churches, but the 36ers may have finally found the man to lead them all the way.
After stumbling at the final hurdle in 2020, the Townsville Fire have made slight tweaks to their squad to make the championship push again.
The Hawks got so close to challenging for the NBL title last year, but now they should be set to go further this season.
Josh Giddey joined Lebron James and LaMelo Ball in the record books, while Patty Mills continued his hot shooting streak to cap off another strong week for our Aussies in the NBA.
Despite falling short of a three-peat and losing key players, the University of Canberra Capitals are still a force to be reckoned with.
For the last couple of seasons, the Melbourne Boomers have been around the mark. They will be hoping WNBL22 is the year they can put it all together and capture their second-ever championship.
Falling agonisingly close to their first NBL Grand Final appearance, the South East Melbourne Phoenix will look to go one step better in NBL22.
Tasmania is returning to the NBL for the first time in 25 years, and the JackJumpers will be hoping to make an instant impact on arrival.
The Sydney Kings come into the NBL22 season as a rejuvenated and fresh looking side, eager to avenge their narrow miss of the NBL21 finals.
Four members of the travelling New Zealand Breakers have returned positive COVID tests since Sunday, and any more could put the remainder of their pre-season in jeopardy.
The Sydney Uni Flames had an almost year in 2020. Can they push the top teams in WNBL22 and make a return to finals?
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