Kilsyth junior Kyle Adnam has been included in the Australian Boomers squad ahead of the fifth window of the FIBA World Cup qualifiers.
Adnam’s inclusion in the Boomers squad is another step forward in what has been a remarkable 14 months for the electrifying guard. The Mount Evelyn Meteors junior made his international debut with Australia at the University Games in August 2017, before taking the floor against the Oklahoma City Thunder with Melbourne United in an NBA/NBL preseason showdown. Adnam later helped United win the 2018 NBL Championship, with his play earning him a invite to a Dallas Mavericks offseason minicamp.
After dominating the New Zealand National Basketball League during the offseason – where he was named team MVP of the Nelson Giants – Adnam secured a contract with the Sydney Kings for the current NBL season. Adnam and co. battled the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers down to the wire in late September in another NBA/NBL preseason matchup, and the Kings backup point guard has produced solid numbers to tip-off the NBL regular season, helping Sydney move into second place in the league standings after four games.
Adnam now takes aim at a place on the Boomers roster, but he’ll need to out-perform some of the nation’s best guards to get there. The Boomers are set to name their team in mid-November ahead of a pair of games against Iran (November 30) and Qatar (December 3) in Melbourne.
NBL1 Finals MVP Lauren Nicholson has re-signed with the NBL1 Cobra Women for the 2020 season. Nicholson returns for a second season with Kilsyth, following a spectacular 2019 campaign in which she led the Cobras to the inaugural NBL1 championship. The leagues premier two-way player, Nicholson boasted remarkable numbers in 2019, leading the Cobras
The NBL1 Cobras season schedule has been unveiled for the 2020 season. With the Cobra Women looking to defend their 2019 NBL1 title and the Men re-tooling for a big start to the new decade, 2020 is shaping up to be a big one for the Cobras. With the recent announcements of the NBL1
The NBL1 Cobra Men have added some big time muscle to their front court, signing import Trey Moses for the 2020 season. “I’m very excited about this opportunity.” Moses said about his move to Kilsyth. “This is a country that I have always wanted a chance to play in and after talking with