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Nick Kyrgios Turns into Co-Proprietor Of Australian Basketball Group | Tennis Information

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Tennis star Nick Kyrgios turned part-owner of Australian basketball aspect South East Melbourne Phoenix on Thursday, saying he was wanting ahead to rising the franchise. The 27-year-old, who’s gearing up for the Australian Open subsequent week, has been a long-time fan of the game and joins an possession group that features Los Angeles Clippers participant John Wall. The famously fiery Kyrgios is shut buddies with the Nationwide Basketball League staff’s proprietor Romie Chaudhari and mentioned he was thrilled to be concerned.

“I really like the imaginative and prescient he shared with me, and my staff and I are actually impressed with the organisation’s accomplishments in a brief time frame,” mentioned the Australian, a die-hard Boston Celtics fan.

“I do know there may be loads that I can contribute in direction of the expansion of the franchise.

“I am particularly wanting ahead to getting right down to South East Melbourne and assembly the staff and followers and dealing along with the youth within the metropolis.”

The ten-team NBL is broadly thought of among the best basketball leagues on the planet outdoors the NBA.

Kyrgios’ funding within the Phoenix is his newest foray into sports activities staff possession.

He lately joined Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka in taking a stake in a Miami-based franchise within the new Main League Pickleball in the USA.

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