Five-time Olympian and Australian basketball legend Andrew Gaze will join a star-studded commentary team for this month’s International Basketball Series live and free on SBS VICELAND and SBS On Demand.
Gaze will join four-time Olympian Shane Heal and former NBL MVP Corey `Homicide’ Williams for the seven game series starting in Perth tomorrow, Friday August 16 when the Australian Boomers play Canada.
They will be joined courtside for the opening Australia v USA Basketball game at Marvel Stadium on August 22 by Melbourne Vixens and Australian Diamonds star Renae Ingles.
Veteran NBL and basketball commentator John Casey will call all seven games with former New Zealand NBL star Casey Frank to join the commentary team for the two games featuring the New Zealand Tall Blacks against Canada Basketball at the Quaycentre in Sydney on August 20 and 21.
Gaze played 612 NBL games for the Melbourne Tigers, won the league MVP award a record seven times and is the NBL’s all-time leading scorer with 18,908 points. He recently completed a three-year coaching stint at the Sydney Kings, leading them to the finals last season.
Gaze said: “These are going to be the biggest basketball events ever staged in Australia and I’m delighted to be joining the commentary team to bring all the action live on SBS VICELAND and SBS On Demand.
“Fans will have a chance to watch some of the best players from around the world including a number of NBA and NBL stars who will line up for the Boomers ahead of this month’s FIBA World Cup.”
SBS VICELAND will broadcast live, free and in HD all four games featuring Australia and the USA v Canada game on August 26. All seven games will be available live and free on SBS’s streaming platform SBS On Demand.The full broadcast schedule for International Basketball Series starting on August 16
The 2019 International Basketball Series is presented by TEG Live in conjunction with Basketball Australia and USA Basketball.