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Jul 11

Ryan Broekhoff: Frankston helped set the foundations for my career

While Australia's presence in the NBA had increased to record number over recent years, the reality is that it is a rare feat achieved by so few. Yet quite remarkably, Frankston Basketball is set to have a second former junior player make their mark in the world's best league. David Andersen, who was selected by the... [MORE]
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Jul 07

Ryan Broekhoff: NBA dreams come true

Back when Ryan Broekhoff was in primary school, he was told to write about his ambition as part of a school assignment, about what he would like to be. Everyone holds different dreams, but one could tell even back then, basketball was on young Broekhoff’s mind. He wrote a simple sentence. Something that seemed so ... [MORE]
Ryan Broekhoff
Jul 06

Ryan Broekhoff signs two-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks

Aussie swingman Ryan Broekhoff has agreed to a 2-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks, Shams Charania of Yahoo reports. The Olympian joins the Aussie contingent in the NBA for the first time, after previously playing the entirety of his proffessional career overseas. His most recent club being Lokomotiv Kuban in the ... [MORE]
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Jul 05

European offers mount for Ryan Broekhoff as he waits for NBA opportunity

As Ryan Broekhoff awaits a potential first NBA contract in the US, the multi-year European offers continue to mount up for the sharpshooting Australian. Already on the table was a 2-year deal with Russian side Khimki Moscow, and now he is also reported to be considering a 3-year deal with another EuroLeague side in ... [MORE]
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Jul 02

Brooklyn Nets and Khimki Moscow interested in Ryan Broekhoff

Ryan Broekhoff is reportedly weighing up a 2-year deal with EuroLeague side Khimki Moscow, but is waiting to see if an NBA deal materialises before signing. As reported by, Ryan Broekhoff has a 2-year deal on the table from Russian outfit Khimki Moscow. Yet after working out for a number of NBA teams,... [MORE]
Blues Aboard
Jun 26

The NBA could be next: How Ryan Broekhoff is following in Joe Ingles’ footsteps

The modern-day NBA values three-point shooting and defence. Joe Ingles, together with his high IQ and playmaking ability, has proven he fits the mould. As one of the NBA’s elite three-point marksman last season, Ingles has become one of the Utah Jazz’s most valuable players and one of a growing number of stando... [MORE]
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Jun 18

NBA hopeful Ryan Broekhoff on his journey, the rise of Australian basketball and more

Australian swingman Ryan Broekhoff spent four years playing American college basketball in the Horizon League at Valparaiso, followed by five years playing professionally in both Turkey and Russia. This past season with Lokomotiv Kuban, Broekhoff shot a scorching 46 percent from beyond the arc, making him the VTB Lea... [MORE]
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May 28

Steph Reid returns home: will play for the Blues

Former Frankston junior Steph Reid will make her long-waited return home to play the remainder of the 2018 SEABL season with the 'Laser Electrical - Carrum Downs'  Blues. The 5'6 point guard graduated from Buffalo as one of the all-time school greats after leading her school to two consecutive trips to the NCAA Tou... [MORE]
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May 17

Stephanie Reid embodies the confident, patient leader for UB women

TALLAHASSEE – The sisterhood. You can't talk with the University at Buffalo women's basketball team without a reference to "the sisterhood." It's their identity. It's the reason for their success. At first, senior Stephanie Reid wondered why it was so important. Starting in June, head coach Felisha Legette-Jack ke... [MORE]
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May 09

Can the Australian Boomers contend in Tokyo 2020?

By Justin Ahrns, 8 May 2018 for The Roar The super stardom of Melbourne-native Ben Simmons has led to increasing expectations on the Boomers chances of winning a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Simmons is set to join an established core of veterans who represented Australia at Rio in 2016, including Patty Mills... [MORE]