Cal Bruton Luncheon in Adelaide


Calvin "Cal" Bruton also known as the “Black Pearl” is a former NBL Championship player and coach in the Australian National Basketball League (NBL). At 5'9 (175 cm) tall, Cal was one of the first and the smallest imports to play in the NBL, joining the Brisbane Bullets for the inaugural 1979 NBL season.

Originally an American import from New York City and later becoming the first naturalised Australian in the NBL, Cal then went on to become on of the first inductees into the NBL Hall of Fame when it opened in 1998.

Friday 16th November 2018
12 Noon to 2.30pm (Continuing on the Deck Bar)
The Highway, 209 Anzac Highway Plympton SA
2 Course Lunch, $60 per head (Cash Bar)

The Board of the Free Throw Foundation along with event Sponsor
Akorin Business & Home Finance Solutions
invite you to get a table together and tip off the silly season with an early Christmas catch up!

In Cal’s own words “BASKETBALL has the power to inspire, connect and change people. The opportunity to share that with as many people as possible is a true gift.”

We can't wait to hear Cal share his highs and lows in Australian Basketball, in particular the challenges against SA over decades of competition. We would love you to consider this event and perhaps grab a table of ten, as we can assure you and your Collegues / Clients / Friends will have a fabulous day.

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Years ago

An icon of the league, one of the all time greats on and off the court. Im just wondering though how popular would a function like this be today though?. Its been a long time since Bruton was regularly talked about. Is he still in demand? If yes, thats great but going by the response here is there still enough interest in hearing stories from such a long time ago? And in SA no less where Bruton didnt play. There should be enough old timers keen to reminisce, but would it be popular enough?

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Years ago

Hmm, seems a weird choice, but maybe he was available and prepared to give his time for free?
Not sure where he's based, but I know he does a lot of work with Indigenous Kids.
Plus, he's at least entertaining.

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Years ago

AD, go away.

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Years ago

Hey anon, how about you go away! AD is free to post what he likes.

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Years ago

Yes he can. And it's always kinda sad

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Two years ago

My son plays basketball for last 10 years. But his new girlfriend insists him to start his own business. Yes he have free money but i don`t think that it`s a good idea to start the career of the famer from building sheds What do you think about it?

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Wang whipper  
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Two years ago

wow think i want to build sheds too if it results in free money?

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Two years ago

Sure but it won't start the career of the farmer.

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