In The Post – United’s COVID scare

Catch up on all the latest headlines from around the basketball world in today’s edition of In the Post.

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United fight off COVID scare 

Melbourne United’s NBL Blitz opener tomorrow night will go ahead as planned after a COVID-19 scare ran through the club during the week.

Newscorp has all the details here.

Norton out of Blitz 

Perth Wildcats vice-captain Mitch Norton has been ruled out of the NBL Blitz after hyperextending his right knee.

The club is hopeful he will be available for the season opener on December 3.

McCarron named Sixers captain 

New recruit Mitch McCarron has impressed quickly after being voted the new captain of the Adelaide 36ers. Former skipper Daniel Johnson and Sunday Dech will also be in the leadership group.

McCarron spoke to Newscorp about his new role. Click here to read.

Bullets emphasis D

Brisbane Bullets coach James Duncan has declared his team will be a defensive minded squad and if a player doesn’t want to commit on defence, "you can come and take a seat beside me”.

Read the full story here via AAP/7 News.

Zhou takes Phoenix to next level

South East Melbourne guard Cam Gliddon says Chinese sensation Zhou Qi has taken the Phoenix to a whole new level.

Click here to read the full story via Newscorp.

No NBL for Joey

Three-time NBL Coach of the Year Joey Wright has told Newscorp he has “no interest in coaching in the NBL again”.

Wright currently runs a basketball academy in Adelaide called Transition Sports.


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