We’re a week out from the start of the 2015 version of the National Basketball League preseason tournament, the NBL Blitz. As Townsville Crocodiles player Mitchell Young recently described it in a Q&A with TBL Daily, “It’s a basketball junkies dream!”

And indeed it is:

Wednesday 23rd September
Cairns Taipans v Perth Wildcats
Townsville Crocodiles v New Zealand Breakers

Thursday 24th September
Melbourne United v Illawarra Hawks
Adelaide 36ers v Sydney Kings

Friday 25th September
New Zealand Breakers v Perth Wildcats
Townsville Crocodiles v Cairns Taipans

Saturday 26th September
Illawarra Hawks v Sydney Kings
Melbourne United v Adelaide 36ers
Cairns Taipans v New Zealand Breakers
Perth Wildcats v Townsville Crocodiles
PLUS 3pt shooting contest & dunk contest

Sunday 27th September
Sydney Kings v Melbourne United
Adelaide 36ers v Illawarra Hawks

Twelve games over five days with each team expected to be at full strength, it promises to be a great showing of NBL basketball!

Here’s the rosters for each of the teams taking part:

Adelaide 36ers
Adam Gibson, Matthew Hodgson, Brendan Teys, Kenyon McNeail, Lucas Walker, Anthony Petrie, Nathan Sobey, Daniel Johnson, Ebi Ere, Mitch Creek, Daniel Carlin

Cairns Taipans
Torrey Craig, Cameron Gliddon, Markel Starks, Damon Heuir, Shaun Bruce, Cameron Tragardh, Stephen Weigh, Matt Burston, Mark Worthington, Alex Loughton

Illawarra Hawks
Tyson Demos, Kevin White, Andrew Ogilvy, Oscar Forman, Luke Jamieson, Larry Davidson, Kevin Lisch, Rhys Martin, Tim Coenraad, Kirk Penney, Cody Ellis

Melbourne United
Chris Patton, Nate Tomlinson, Todd Blanchfield, Daniel Kickert, David Barlow, Majok Majok, Chris Goulding, Ekene Ibekwe, Stephen Holt, Igor Hadziomerovic

New Zealand Breakers
Cedric Jackson, Shea Ili, Reuben Te Rangi, Corey Webster (inactive), Thomas Abercrombie, Duane Bailey, Shane McDonald, Mika Vukona, Tai Wynyard, Jordan Ngatai, Charles Jackson, Alex Pledger, Tai Wesley, Finn Delany

Perth Wildcats
Jermaine Beal, Greg Hire, Jarrod Kenny, Matthew Knight, Nathan Jawai, Tom Jervis, Casey Prather, Jesse Wagstaff, Shawn Redhage, Damian Martin, Corban Wroe

Sydney Kings
Marcus Thornton, Jason Cadee, Julian Khazzouh, Josh Childress, Dion Prewster, Steven Markovic, Angus Brandt, Tom Garlepp, Rhys Carter, Jeromie Hill

Townsville Crocodiles
Corey Maynard, Jordair Jett, Mitchell Young, Nicholas Kay, Luke Schenscher, Mitch Norton, Brian Conklin, Leon Henry, Mirko Djeric, Clint Steindl