Kilsyth point guard Daniel Dillon sustained a season-ending achilles injury during the Cobras loss to NW Tasmania on Saturday night.
Dillon suffered the injury midway through the final quarter of Saturday’s game, with the guard expected to miss the remainder of the SEABL season and the 2017/18 NBL season.
“I’m devastated for Dan; he has been great for us and a real pro, and he was primed for a great NBL season,” Cobras Head Coach Justin Schueller said.
“We are behind him 100 percent and look forward to getting him back with us next year.”
Dillon quickly became a fan-favourite at Kilsyth, with his slashing drives to the basket and elite court vision sparking the Cobras to three wins in his first three games. In four total games with the Cobras, Dillon boasted averages of 21.0ppg, 6.3rpg and 5.5apg, while shooting the ball at an impressive 53.2% clip from the field.
We would like to thank Daniel for his terrific service to Kilsyth Basketball this season and wish him a speedy recovery.
This Sunday is Fan Appreciation Day as our Cobras and Lady Cobras take on the Albury-Wodonga Bandits in their SEABL regular season home finale! We’re letting all kids 12 and under ENTER FREE to both games on Sunday, as we say thank you for your terrific support of our Cobras thus far in 2018.
The Cobra Men have dropped an overtime classic at home to the Geelong Supercats, losing, 89-96 on Sunday. Trailing by as many as 16 points and finding themselves down, 75-83 with under two minutes remaining, the Cobras mounted a frantic comeback, closing the fourth quarter on an 8-0 run to force overtime. Isaac Turner
The Cobra Men have recorded a perfect 2-0 SEABL weekend, defeating Mt Gambier on the road in an overtime thriller on Friday night before blowing out the Basketball Australia Centre of Excellence on Sunday to keep a firm grip on the league’s best record. “We are really happy to come out of the weekend