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In The Post – Exum on Phoenix’s radar
Catch up on all the latest headlines from around the basketball world in today’s edition of In the Post.
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Phoenix eye Exum
The South East Melbourne Phoenix are still monitoring Dante Exum for their final roster spot.
Phoenix GM Tommy Greer spoke to Newscorp about Exum possibly signing with the club. Click here to read.
NBA the goal for Travers
Perth wunderkind Luke Travers and his agent Daniel Moldovan believe the sky is the limit for the Wildcats youngster. Network 10 has the exclusive story about Travers’ NBA goal.
Wildcats happy with home slate
Perth Wildcats CEO Troy Georgiu says the club is happy with their revised schedule which has them playing five home games in the first three weeks of the season.
He spoke to The West Australian about the new schedule. Click here to read.
Bullets to change under JD
Brisbane coach James Duncan is ready to implement a new culture with the Bullets. He spoke to Network 10 about how he is adjusting to his new role.
Defence first five for Taipans
Cairns coach Adam Forde has revealed the Taipans’ starting five, declaring they have “one of the better defences out of the league”.
Click here to find out the starting five via The Cairns Post.
Basketball or nothing for Hukporti
Melbourne United Next Star Ariel Hukporti is taking a basketball or nothing approach to this season, with his sights set on eventually making the NBL to NBA leap.
He spoke to the Herald Sun in an in-depth feature about his goals, United’s culture and more. Click here to read.
Hawks soar a level
Illawarra Hawks coach Brian Goorjian says his club has "gone up a level" as they prepare for the NBL Blitz to begin this weekend.
Read the full story here via the Illawarra Mercury.
NBL1 goes national
NBL1 is now a truly national competition with every state and territory covered after the inclusion of the Darwin Basketball Association/Basketball Northern Territory in NBL1 North.
It means that the NBL1 becomes the first Australian sport league to have clubs based in and playing out of every state and territory in Australia.