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If the Boomers call, Brian Goorjian says he will coach

If the Boomers call, Brian Goorjian says he will coach

Brian Goorjian sees coaching the Australian Boomers as something akin to military service so if he is drafted in by Basketball Australia to coach at the Tokyo Olympics, the Hall of Fame coach will take on the role.

  • by Roy Ward

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What's a JackJumper? NBL reveals new Tasmanian side's name
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What's a JackJumper? NBL reveals new Tasmanian side's name

The NBL's newest side has a name. The Tasmania JackJumpers will enter the league for the 2021-22 season.

  • by Roy Ward
Mitch Creek keeps NBA dreams on hold as COVID leaves future up in air
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Mitch Creek keeps NBA dreams on hold as COVID leaves future up in air

Mitch Creek is keeping his NBA prospects in prospective as the pandemic and delayed seasons in the US and Australia make his chances of an NBA return uncertain.

  • by Roy Ward
NBL talking to Victorian government about Melbourne basketball hub
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NBL talking to Victorian government about Melbourne basketball hub

NBL officials are confident Melbourne will be functioning well enough to host a basketball hub in Victoria, potentially following the Australian Open in January.

  • by Roy Ward
NBL delays new season, won't start until mid-January
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NBL delays new season, won't start until mid-January

The NBL won't start its season until January as it hopes the pandemic will clear up enough to allow indoor crowds and easy access to New Zealand.

  • by Roy Ward
Melbourne United resume training after COVID-19 outbreak
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Melbourne United resume training after COVID-19 outbreak

Melbourne United resumed training last Friday after a COVID-19 outbreak struck their whole roster.

  • by Roy Ward
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Melbourne United part ways with Prather
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Melbourne United part ways with Prather

Championship-winning swingman Casey Prather won't return to Melbourne United, opening up a second import slot for the upcoming NBL season.

  • by Roy Ward
'Absolute disgrace': Deputy Premier takes aim at Opera House over logo 'cash grab'
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'Absolute disgrace': Deputy Premier takes aim at Opera House over logo 'cash grab'

John Barilaro has called for the Opera House to be a "good corporate citizen" and let sporting teams use its likeness in their logos for free.

  • by Vince Rugari
NBL forms taskforce to plan for new season
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NBL forms taskforce to plan for new season

NBL owner Larry Kestelman has formed a return to competition taskforce to help the league decide how and when they can start the 2020-2021 season.

  • by Roy Ward
Breakers look at Australian base for NBL season
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Breakers look at Australian base for NBL season

The NZ Breakers may have to follow the lead of the A-League's Wellington Phoenix and NRL's NZ Warriors by basing themselves in Australia for the next NBL season.

Melbourne United struck by COVID outbreak, 12 players test positive
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Melbourne United struck by COVID outbreak, 12 players test positive

Melbourne United's off-season has been thrown into turmoil after 12 players tested positive to COVID-19, forcing the team to immediately halt training.

  • by Roy Ward