Cobras junior Josh Duach has received a scholarship to attend the NBA Global Academy in Canberra.
NBA Global Academy is an elite basketball training centre at Basketball Australia’s (BA) Centre of Excellence at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) in Canberra, Australia. NBA Global Academy is a partnership with BA and serves as the NBA’s hub for top male and female prospects from outside the U.S. Up to twelve elite athletes attend NBA Global Academy each year and train under the supervision of NBA-hired coaches and in collaboration with BA’s Centre of Excellence team and coaches.
The opportunity to attend the prestigious Global Academy is the latest of a long list of accolades for the SCYC Scorpions junior, with Duach set to attend the University of Iona later this year to play under legendary head coach, Rick Pitino. Duach, a member of the VYC Cobra Men’s team, will represent Victoria at the Under 20 Australian Championships in May, and is currently a member the Australian Under 19 national team squad, where he’ll look to represent the green and gold at the upcoming FIBA U19 World Cup.
Kilsyth Basketball is doing its part to help reopen Victoria and return to basketball, partnering with EACH Health to open a Covid Vaccination Hub at the Kilsyth Sports Centre. The initiative will assist the Victorian Government’s Covid vaccination efforts by opening our courts to EACH, providing the local community with additional vaccine appointments.
Kilsyth Basketball and Bell Real Estate Montrose have extended their partnership to support community basketball and a real estate leader in the outer easter suburbs. Bell Montrose – a major supporter of Kilsyth Basketball since 2018 – services the entire outer Eastern Suburbs whether it is for buying, selling, property management or general
The NBL1 Cobra Men have swept their Round 11 weekend double, dominating the Ringwood Hawks at home on Saturday night before upsetting the league leading Frankston Blues on the road on Sunday. Recording a stunning come-from-behind victory over the Hawks eight days prior, the Cobras led for all but a minute on Saturday