Essendon pushing for NBL team.
The Essendon football club has ramped up its push to secure a licence for a basketball team in the NBL.
And the Bombers want Australian great Andrew Bogut to be their franchise player.
Sportsday newsbreaker Mitch Cleary delivered the news on Wednesday.
He said Bogut, an Essendon supporter, was currently on the outer in the NBA and looked a viable option.
"He's the man they’ll target," he said.
“This story is red hot.”