Stephen Black

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Stephen Black
Personal information
Born (1980-04-05) 5 April 1980 (age 37)
Melbourne, Victoria
Nationality Australian
Listed height 186 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Listed weight 80 kg (176 lb)
Career information
Playing career 1999–2007
Position Guard
Career history
1998–2003 Perth Wildcats
2003–2007 Brisbane Bullets
2007–2009 Cairns Taipans
Career highlights and awards

Stephen Black (born 5 April 1980) is an Australian former professional basketball player who played 11 seasons in the NBL. He is the son of Alan Black. In 2010, he coached the South West Metro Pirates of the Queensland Basketball League.[1]

Born in Melbourne, Victoria, he attended the Australian Institute of Sport in 1998.[2] He made his debut for the Perth Wildcats in October 1998 where he played for five years, before joining the Brisbane Bullets in 2003. He joined the Cairns Taipans in 2007, retiring at the end of the 2008–09 NBL season having played 298 NBL games.[3]

On 19 April 2016, Black was appointed head coach of the Willetton Tigers, replacing his father Alan who resigned from the role.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oberhardt, Mark (1 February 2010). "Mark 'The Ear' Oberhardt gives the lowdown on sport". CourierMail.com.au. Retrieved 24 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Past Athletes". ausport.gov.au. Archived from the original on 12 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Player statistics for Stephen Black". FoxSportsPulse.com. Retrieved 18 February 2016. 
  4. ^ "Alan Black resigns from Tigers". FoxSportsPulse.com. 19 April 2016. Retrieved 19 April 2016. 

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