Andrew Bogut will invest in his new club Sydney Kings if the NBL keeps tracking skyward and says he may just be the first of many Australian NBA stars to do so.
Joe Ingles' latest three-point barrage has powered the Utah Jazz to a feisty, tension-filled 113-96 NBA playoff victory over Oklahoma City Thunder.
Sydney's NBL recruit Andrew Bogut will remain his honest self despite entering a sporting landscape he says encourages athletes to toe the line.
NBL owner Larry Kestelman says there is global interest in the league with NBA veteran Andrew Bogut signing with the Sydney Kings.
The arrival of Andrew Bogut brings a new kind of pressure for Sydney Kings coach Andrew Gaze as the club eyes its first NBL title since 2005.
Houston scored 50 points in a quarter to blow Minnesota away and take a 3-1 lead in their NBA play-offs western conference first-round series.
Andrew Bogut has officially been unveiled as a Sydney Kings player on a two-year deal and says he is in the NBL to "win games" and "sell tickets".
The Cairns Taipans' rebuild has begun with the signing of NBL journeyman Lucas Walker, while Adelaide have locked in a pair of college young guns.
Andrew Gaze thought it was a joke when told his Sydney Kings had secured the signature of Andrew Bogut, who will join the NBL club on a two-year deal.
Andrew Bogut will officially be a Sydney King on Tuesday and rival coaches will soon be trying to figure out how to stop the NBA championship-winning centre.
The off-court skills of Andrew Bogut will serve the NBL just as well as his on-court prowess, according to his Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis.
Playing in the NBL will allow Andrew Bogut a chance to play a significant role at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, according to former Australian legend Shane Heal.
Thon Maker made a big impact off the bench as Milwaukee beat Boston to tie their NBA play-offs series while Patty Mills' San Anotonio won to stay alive.
NBL champion Shane Heal has lauded the Sydney Kings' signing of Andrew Bogut, but the club is yet to finalise the terms of his recruitment with the league.
They are in no position to splash the cash but Cairns' NBL club boss insists smaller clubs like the Taipans can remain competitive as the league grows.
Veteran Boomers centre Andrew Bogut has ended his 13-season NBA career and will return to Australia to play in the NBL with the Sydney Kings.
Ben Simmons and Joe Ingles have played big roles in NBA playoff wins to put the Philadelphia 76ers and Utah Jazz in control of their series match-ups.
Ben Simmons' 76ers are paying tribute to the Australian after he become the first NBA rookie to record a triple-double in the NBA playoffs in 38 years.