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Southern Huskies expected to join NZ NBL
The newly formed franchise is targeting a place in Australia's NBL but will aim for Kiwi shores in the interim, having made a bid to line up in next year's New Zealand NBL.Full story
Talks have intensified in recent months and NBL chairman Iain Potter says Tasmania's participation is expected to be confirmed next month.
"We see it as adding a bit of spice - it's a new concept, a little bit of trans-Tasman rivalry never goes amiss and it also offers an unknown challenge - how will we match up to a relatively strong Australian club?" Potter told Radio Sport.