Joy Burke

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Joy Burke
包喜樂
Personal information
Born (1990-11-07) 7 November 1990 (age 27)
Chiayi, Taiwan
Nationality Taiwanese / American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Career information
College Arizona State (2009–2014)
Playing career 2014–present
Position Center
Career history
2014–2015 Hørsholm 79ers
2015–2016 Bendigo Spirit
2016–2017 Ballarat Rush
Career highlights and awards

Joy Burke (born 7 November 1990) is a Taiwanese professional basketball player. When representing Taiwan, she goes by her Chinese name, Bao Hsi-le.[1]

Career[edit]

College[edit]

In college, Burke attended Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona, playing for the Sun Devils in NCAA Division I.

Europe[edit]

After college, Burke headed to Denmark and signed with the Hørsholm 79ers in the Dameligaen. She had a successful season, helping lead Hørsholm to their first title in five years.

Australia[edit]

Burke signed with the Bendigo Spirit in Australia for the 2015–16 WNBL season.[2] After inconsistent showings, Burke has not been re-signed for the following season. However, Burke remained in Australia to participate in the SEABL.

National team[edit]

Burke made her national team debut, as a member of the 2015 Chinese Taipei National Team that participated in the 37th William Jones Cup. She would then go on to represent at the 2015 FIBA Asia Women's Championship.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Brehaut, David (24 January 2017). "Rush import Joy Burke targeting big outcomes for game". The Courier. Retrieved 27 January 2018. 
  2. ^ "Burke Keen to Make a Good Impression for Spirit". wnbl.com.au. 
  3. ^ "Hsi-Le BAO". fiba.com.