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In The Post – “Truth syrup” for Bullets
Catch up on all the latest headlines from around the basketball world in today’s edition of In the Post.
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“Truth syrup” for Bullets
Brisbane Bullets coach James Duncan has served up some “truth syrup” to his side, saying they need to “add some physicality...add some edge” for the team to become contenders.
Read the full story here via Newscorp.
Forde’s message to rising Snakes
Despite the Cairns Taipans’ massive win over the Adelaide 36ers last weekend, coach Adam Forde identified a key area of improvement from the game.
“We got outscored 18-4 in the last seven minutes because we turned off – championship winning teams don’t turn it off,” Forde said via the Cairns Post.
XRM embraces bench role
Hawks import Xavier Rathan-Mayes has embraced his role as Illawarra’s sixth man, saying “I'm happy where I am, I'm happy with the role I've been given”.
The Illawarra Mercury has the full story here.
Salties provide Darwin NBL pathway
The newest NBL1 North team, the Darwin Salties, are set to provide a pathway to the NBL and WNBL for the Northern Territory’s top ballers.
"The NBL1 gives those kids a real opportunity to stay, study or go into the workforce here and play at the next level," Salties women’s coach Rod Tremlett told the ABC.
Hawks ready to Phoenix challenge
Hawks captain AJ Ogilvy says tomorrow night’s clash with the South East Melbourne Phoenix will give his club a chance to prove they belong with the “competition heavyweights”.
Click here to read the full story via the Illawarra Mercury.
Maker wants NBA jump
NBL Next Star Makur Maker has his sights set on making a jump to the NBA and winning a championship with the Sydney Kings.
Watch the ABC’s full feature on Maker by clicking here.
Damo’s care for DJ
Kings guard Dejan Vasiljevic has revealed Perth Wildcats legend Damian Martin “was one of the first people to send me a message” after he ruptured his Achilles last season.
Read about Vasiljevic’s comeback here via Newscorp.