Otago Nuggets Schedule 2022-2023
|Apr 9, 2023||Telecom Business Hub Jets||W, 68-67||Edgar Centre|
|Apr 16, 2023||Zerofees Southland Sharks||W, 76-68||Edgar Centre|
|Apr 22, 2023||Taranaki Mountain Airs||W, 79-97||TSB Stadium|
|Apr 27, 2023||Nelson Giants||W, 90-83||Edgar Centre|
|May 4, 2023||Aukland Tuatara||W, 89-93||Eventfinda Stadium|
|May 6, 2023||Franklin Bulls||W, 72-91||TBC|
|May 13, 2023||Wellington Saints||W, 103-94||Edgar Centre|
|May 18, 2023||Aukland Tuatara||L, 84-93||Edgar Centre|
|May 26, 2023||Nelson Giants||Edgar Centre|
|Jun 5, 2023||Zerofees Southland Sharks||Stadium Southland|
|Jun 8, 2023||Telecom Business Hub Jets||Arena Manawatu|
|Jun 9, 2023||Wellington Saints||TSB Bank Arena|
|Jun 15, 2023||Canterbury Rams||Edgar Centre|
|Jun 22, 2023||Canterbury Rams||Horncastle Arena|
|Jun 24, 2023||IMS Payroll Hawks||Pettigrew Green Arena|
|Jul 2, 2023||Franklin Bulls||Edgar Centre|
|Jul 7, 2023||Nelson Giants||Trafalgar Centre|
|Jul 15, 2023||Taranaki Mountain Airs||Edgar Centre|
The Season So Far
The Otago Nuggets kicked off their 2023 campaign on April 9 with a thrilling 68-67 victory over the Telecom Business Hub Jets. The game, held at Edgar Centre, saw Todd Withers leading the scoring for the Nuggets with 17 points.
The winning streak continued as the Nuggets secured victories against the Zerofees Southland Sharks (April 16), Taranaki Mountain Airs (April 22), Nelson Giants (April 27), Aukland Tuatara (May 4), Franklin Bulls (May 6), and the Wellington Saints (May 13).
However, their unbeaten run came to an end on May 18 against the Aukland Tuatara, where the Nuggets lost 93-84, despite a superb 39-point performance by J. McLaughlin.
Upcoming Games: Home Matches
The Otago Nuggets have a series of upcoming home matches. They are set to square off against:
- Nelson Giants at Edgar Centre, New Zealand NBL, on May 26, 2023.
- Canterbury Rams at Edgar Centre, New Zealand NBL, on June 15, 2023.
- Franklin Bulls at Edgar Centre, New Zealand NBL, on July 2, 2023.
- Taranaki Mountain Airs at Edgar Centre, New Zealand NBL, on July 15, 2023.
Upcoming Games: Away Matches
The Nuggets will also be hitting the road for several matches. They’re scheduled to play:
- Zerofees Southland Sharks at Stadium Southland on June 5, 2023.
- Telecom Business Hub Jets at Arena Manawatu on June 8, 2023.
- Wellington Saints at TSB Bank Arena on June 9, 2023.
- Canterbury Rams at Horncastle Arena on June 22, 2023.
- IMS Payroll Hawks at Pettigrew Green Arena on June 24, 2023.
- Nelson Giants at Trafalgar Centre on July 7, 2023.
As we move further into the season, it’s essential to keep up-to-date with any schedule changes through official Otago Nuggets platforms or sports news outlets. Let’s continue to support the team as they navigate the rest of the season!
Otago Nuggets Schedule 2022-2023 FAQS
The Otago Nuggets’ 2023 season starts on April 9, 2023, against the Telecom Business Hub Jets.
The first away game for the Otago Nuggets is on April 22, 2023, against the Taranaki Mountain Airs.
On May 4, 2023, the Otago Nuggets are scheduled to play against the Aukland Tuatara.
The venue for the game against the Franklin Bulls on May 6, 2023, is yet to be confirmed (TBC).
The Otago Nuggets lost to the Aukland Tuatara with a score of 84-93 on May 18, 2023.
The Otago Nuggets are scheduled to play against the Telecom Business Hub Jets on June 8, 2023.
The last scheduled game for the Otago Nuggets in the 2023 season is on July 15, 2023, against the Taranaki Mountain Airs.
The previews for the upcoming games can be found on the official New Zealand NBL website or the Otago Nuggets’ official site or social media platforms.
As of May 18, 2023, the Otago Nuggets’ record for the 2023 season is 7 wins and 1 loss.