Aussies in Europe: 2013/14 Men

Daniel Kickert is starring for Azovmash - Courtesy http://www.bcazovmash.com.ua/en/index/

Damian Arsenis and Steve Tibb provide a comprehensive listing of all the Australian men playing at the highest level during the 2013/14 European basketball season, complete with links to each player’s official profile, team and leagues!

We have also compiled a Twitter list of male Aussie Europe (or Asia) basketball players for those of you who are on Twitter (accurate as at 29 Dec 2013.)

If you are interested in Australians playing in Europe (or Asia), this is one web page that you should bookmark!

The player listing below was last updated on 7 January 2014.

2013/14 Aussies in Europe / Asia: Australian Men

Name State H (cm) Pos. Country Team National League
David BARLOW VIC 205 F Poland Zielona   Gora Basket   Lega
Ryan BROEKHOFF VIC 201 G/F Turkey Besiktas Basketbol Ligleri
Rhys CARTER VIC 190 G Sweden Eco Orebro Basketligan
Daniel DILLON VIC 194 G Romania Oradea Lega Nationale
Josh DUINKER NSW 210 F/C Netherlands Leiden Eredivisie
Joe INGLES SA 203 G/F Israel Maccabi Tel-Aviv Winner League
Nathan JAWAI QLD 208 F/C Turkey Galatasaray Basketbol Ligleri
Anatoly KOLESNIKOV* NSW 200 G/F Kazakhstan BC Astana Division 1
Julian KHAZZOUH NSW 209 C Lebanon Sagesse Division   A
Daniel KICKERT VIC 208 F/C Ukraine Azovmash Superleague
Aleks MARIC NSW 211 C Russia Lokomotiv   Kuban VTB United League
Brock MOTUM QLD 207 F Italy Virtus Bologna Serie A
Brad NEWLEY SA 199 G/F Spain Gran   Canaria Spanish   ACB
Liam RUSH WA 202 F Sweden Uppsala Basketligan

* Anatoly Kolesnikov has played under the name ‘Anatoly Bose’ in both the USA and in Australia

It is worth noting that the Lebanese Division 1 national league is not currently operating as a result of FIBA suspending Lebanon’s membership for 4 years.

In addition to their national leagues, a number of the teams featuring Australians also play in various other regional leagues across Europe and Asia as follows:

EuroLeague

  • Lokomotiv Kuban (Aleks Maric)
  • Maccabi Tel-Aviv (Joe Ingles)
  • Zielona Gora (David Barlow)

EuroCup

  • Besiktas (Ryan Broekhoff)

EuroChallenge

  • Leiden (Josh Duinker)
  • Oradea (Daniel Dillon)

VTB United League

  • BC Astana (Anatoly Kolesnikov)
  • Lokomotiv Kuban (Aleks Maric)

If we have inadvertently left someone out, please let the authors know by sending a message or via Twitter at @DamianArsenis or @tibba_02

Damian Arsenis

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A patriotic and passionate follower of all things #AussieHoops. With a Master of Marketing, I am a Life Member of the Warrandyte Basketball Association, Level 2 qualified coach and referee, podcaster, and proud father of three girls.

1 Response

  1. Cosmin says:

    The native name of the Romanian League is incorrect. “Liga Nationala” would be ok, but if you wish to be 100% correct, it should be Liga Națională.

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