NBL Finals: Our experts give their predictions

There will be a Throwdown finals series for the first time in the NBL. Photo: @MelbUnitedHQ Twitter

With the NBL finals set to tip off tonight, The Inner Sanctum team has formulated their predictions for what will be must-watch basketball.

24 of the last 25 three-game NBL finals series have been won by the team who wins game one, so the intensity of must-win basketball will be on showcase from the get-go to conclude what has been a sensational NBL21.

Five NBL sides have had their seasons cut short on the eve of the finals, and you can find their season reviews here.

These are The Inner Sanctum‘s predictions for the NBL21 finals.

Ben Filosi

Champions: SE Melbourne Phoenix

Runners up: Perth Wildcats

Finals MVP: Mitch Creek

Ben Lennon

Champions: Melbourne United

Runners up: Perth Wildcats

Finals MVP: Jock Landale

Jason Irvine

Champions: Melbourne United

Runners up: Perth Wildcats

Finals MVP: Jock Landale

Jasper Chellappah

Champions: Perth Wildcats

Runners up: Melbourne United

Finals MVP: John Mooney

Liahm O’Brien

Champions: SE Melbourne Phoenix

Runners up: Perth Wildcats

Finals MVP: Ryan Broekhoff

Rebecca Ruthven

Champions: Perth Wildcats

Runners up: Melbourne United

Finals MVP: John Mooney

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Rory Denis

Champions: SE Melbourne Phoenix

Runners up: Illawarra Hawks

Finals MVP: Mitch Creek

Sean Mortell

Champions: Melbourne United

Runners up: Perth Wildcats

Finals MVP: Mitch McCarron

Sheridan Harris

Champions: Melbourne United

Runners up: Perth Wildcats

Finals MVP: Chris Goulding

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About Jasper Chellappah 199 Articles
Jasper writes on Aussie Rules, basketball, tennis and netball for The Inner Sanctum. His main area is player analysis, with a keen focus on the AFL Draft. He also lends his voice to The Checkside and the SuperCoach Sanctum PODcast each week.

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