Star wing Corey Jeffs has re-signed with the Kilsyth Cobras for the 2024 NBL1 season.


Jeffs started the 2023 season is career-best form, averaging 17.0 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game as he led the Cobras to a 4-1 start which included blowout victories over conference finalists, Knox and Sandringham. Jeffs season would come to an abrupt end, though; an early ankle injury was followed by a season-ending ACL tear, cutting short what was shaping up to be a spectacular 2023 campaign. The void left by Jeffs injury was felt immediately, with the Cobras missing the elite perimeter scoring and fiery competitiveness that the Mount Evelyn Meteor junior brings to the floor, as they ultimately fell just short of a playoff berth.


Jeffs’ trademark competitiveness and commitment to his craft has carried over into his knee rehab, with the 29 year old working relentlessly to rebuild his strength and conditioning as he targets an early season return date. And when Jeffs does return to the floor and his former self: what a weapon the Cobras have at their disposal. 



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The 6’7 swingman boasts a unique skillset; an elite perimeter shooter who is almost unstoppable once he gets downhill with a full head of steam makes Jeffs a matchup nightmare, while his improved passing saw him routinely punish overcommitting help defenders. On the other end, Jeffs’ physicality, length and athleticism have allowed him to guard multiple positions with great success and rebound at a high rate, too, as he led the Cobras in rebounding and ranked second in steals prior to his injury.


After earning team MVP honours in 2022, coupled with his hot start to 2023 and the subsequent impact felt by his loss, Jeffs has been arguably the Cobras most important piece over the past two seasons. And with the Cobras re-tooling with a number of skilled front court and guard pieces, Jeffs may well be the driving force behind another deep playoff run in 2024.