- Sat 26 January 2019 2:50 PM | AIS Arena
After ten years, the National Basketball League returns to the Nation's Capital. This Australia Day, Pack the Palace as the Illawarra Hawks take on the Cairns Taipans at the AIS Arena.
Get down early for a unique entertainment experience as the Hawks host a tailgate party before the game to celebrate basketball's return to Canberra. There'll be plenty to keep the kids entertained with food trucks, competitions, games and Canberra's biggest sports stars all in attendance.
In one of the fastest games on the planet, two Australian Boomers in Todd Blanchfield and Nathan Jawai will face-off as both teams make their late season push towards the NBL finals.
Grab your friends, your family and your colleagues, and experience world-class basketball at the AIS Arena as the NBL returns to the Nation's Capital!