Rowdy fans, missed paychecks and language barriers: One on One with former Cairns Taipan Kevin Owens

In the second episode of One-on-One, Daniel talks to journeyman and former Cairns Taipans centre Kevin Owens about his basketball journey across the globe.


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In the second episode of One on One, Daniel speaks to Kevin Owens, a New Jersey native who played his seven-year professional career across the NBA D-League, South Korea, New Zealand, Europe and even a season in the NBL with the Cairns Taipans from 2006 to 2007, playing 37 games and averaging 11.9 points and 8.4 rebounds.

Owens retired in 2010, but has since remained an active member of the basketball community, hosting his own ‘Overseas Famous’ podcast and releasing his autobiography of the same name earlier this year.