36ers New Owner Interviewed
A few articles by Boti lately about Grant Kelly, the new owner of the 36ers.
» South Australian
» Lifelong basketball fan going back to the Glenelg v West Adelaide days - "The real reason I got involved is my absolute love of the game and passion for it"
» Adelaide Crows fan
» Based in Singapore, CEO of a large Asian property firm
» Joined as majority stakeholder in December
» Became outright owner recently
» Has wine/farming interests in SA
» In it for the "long haul"
» Educated at Adelaide Uni, London School of Economics & Harvard University
About Joey, 36ers, Lightning
» Says Joey is a "must keep" "NBA level" coach
» Currently have management rights of Lightning, believes partnering the teams is a good strategy
» Sees Adelaide in a "premiership window" for the next 4-5 years
About Memorial Drive Hypothetical Revamp
» Would consider moving to Memorial Drive
» but... “Adelaide Arena should never be removed from the basketball world”
»“I love Adelaide Arena but it is a few clicks from the city. It's almost as if, if you could have that arena but at Memorial Drive, that would be nirvana.”
» Initially it would be likely the 36ers would play selected matches at both venues