Aussies in NBA: Bairstow logs first season s…

The somewhat forgotten Aussie of our seven-strong crop popped up in a start against the Denver Nuggets yesterday, filling in for the injured Pau Gasol and Nikola Mirotic. Coming into the game, Bairstow had only managed to hit the hardwood for 4.3 minutes per game, playing behind a very crowded front court. The Bulls big man however, got his first start of the season on Saturday (his first under coach Hoiberg) and logged ten minutes of play, his first since their clash against the Clippers last week. It may have been more had he not gotten himself into early foul trouble, however it was certainly good to see the Brisbane native play some meaningful minutes.

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