Joe Connelly: From benchwarmer to basketball globetrotter

The one-time Sydney Kings coach has taken the road less travelled on his way to the NBA.

Joe Connelly’s time in Australia might have been brief, but it left a big impression.

Midway through a story about his former home in Sydney, he stops and laughs. “I know I’m sounding like a PR agent for the Chamber of Commerce,” he said. “Australia is probably the best place I’ve ever been in my life, by far.”

It took just four months down under for Aust…

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