Phoenix star Mitch Creek eyes Boomers recall, NBL title

Mitch Creek is determined to fight his way back into the Boomers squad ahead of the Paris Olympics as he attempts to steer South East Melbourne Phoenix to a maiden NBL championship. Creek is bullish on the Phoenix’s title chances this season, declaring the new-look line-up has the potential to be a “very, very good team” under fresh coach Mike …

‘Did it go in?’: The NBL dunk that reverberated around the world

Mitch Creek’s “unbelievable” dunk on Matthew Dellavedova has reverberated around the world but the South East Melbourne Phoenix star says at the time he wasn’t too sure what he had done. Creek’s astonishing leap and one-handed jam in the third quarter was not only the standout moment of Sunday’s Throwdown XIII derby against Melbourne United, won 94-86 by the unbeaten …

NBL star Mitch Creek on why he always makes a point of spending time with fans

South East Melbourne Phoenix superstar Mitch Creek could be forgiven for carrying a big ego. The best player on the NBL’s new franchise, for nearly a decade, Creek has been one of the NBL’s most recognisable faces and represented Australia, amid NBA stints with Brooklyn and Minnesota. But all the fanfare is just that for the kid from Horsham. Not …

Mitch Creek Joins The Boomers FIBA World Cup 2019 Team

Mitch Creek will replace Xavier Cooks in the team. Creek will play in the Australia v Canada Basketball games tonight, Friday, August 16 and Saturday, August 17. Australian Boomers Head Coach Andrej Lemanis said: “I know how much it means for Mitch to play for the Boomers and represent his country. In yet another example of how fortunate we are …

Mitch Creek Commits To South East Melbourne Phoenix For NBL20

It’s official; Mitch Creek will lead the South East Melbourne Phoenix into battle for their inaugural season. “I’m really excited to get back to Melbourne and start preparing for the NBL season. The Phoenix have been really supportive of me the last few months, I couldn’t have asked for more, and I’m more than going to repay the favour,” he …

Timberwolves Sign Forward Mitch Creek

Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed forward Mitch Creek. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not released. Creek, 26, was originally signed by the Timberwolves to a 10-Day Contract on March 30, 2019. He played in four games with the Brooklyn Nets earlier this season after signing a 10-Day Contract on January …

Mitch Creek Makes a Dream Come True With Brooklyn Nets

Mitch Creek put a successful career in Australia’s National Basketball League on hold to chase his dream of making it to the NBA. And then he almost didn’t pick up the phone. “It was late at night and almost didn’t answer the call because it was a bit late and I didn’t know what it was going to be,” said …

Mitch Creek debuts for Long Island Nets in NBA G League

Mitch Creek made his G League debut for Long Island Nets on Saturday in New York, in a 115-104 victory against the Westchester Knicks. Creek, who was recently added to the Nets’ roster for the season, finished the game with 8 points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists in his 22 minutes on the court. He scored most of his points …

To my younger self

You’re about to embark on a basketball and life journey that will change, shape and define who you will later become. Over the next 8 years at the mighty Adelaide 36ers you’re going to learn more than you ever thought humanly possible. You’ll face many obstacles that will knock you down and also many opportunities that will take your breathe …