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In The Post – NBL to bolster Boomers
Catch up on all the latest headlines from around the basketball world in today’s edition of In the Post.
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NBL a link to Boomers
Australian Boomers coach Brian Goorjian says the NBL is a vital element of the national team program ahead of February’s World Cup Qualifiers, declaring “to qualify for the World Cup and the Olympics without our NBA players, the NBL is becoming a very important part of the Boomers”.
Click here to read the full story via Newscorp.
Sam and Wayne McDaniel open up on relationship
Tasmania JackJumpers guard Sam McDaniel and his father, and former NBL star, Wayne, have opened up on their relationship.
Read the story here via the ABC.
No cause for concern for Cats
Perth Wildcats coach Scott Morrison is confident Matt Hodgson and Michael Frazier II both avoided any serious injuries in yesterday’s NBL Blitz clash with Cairns.
The West Australian has the full story here.
Relief for Magnay
Tasmania JackJumpers signing Will Magnay is finally injury free and has told The Mercury, “it’s a bit of relief and a bit of happiness and really grateful for everyone that helped me get back out there”.
Magnay had 11 points, four rebounds, two steals and two blocks in 13 minutes against Adelaide yesterday.
Tall Taipans to strike
Could the Cairns Taipans implement a jumbo line-up including Stephen Zimmerman and Nate Jawai? They played minutes together yesterday and assistant coach Kerry Williams said “we came into the preseason wanting to look at different line ups to see how they work”.
Read the full story here via The Cairns Post.