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Superstar Returns to Auckland


The EnviroNZ Franklin Bulls are pleased to announce that New Zealand basketball superstar Corey Webster has committed to play for the EnviroNZ Franklin Bulls for the 2022 Sal’s NBL season.


Corey Webster has had a glittering basketball career on the court over the past decade plus, always proudly representing New Zealand and his hometown Auckland. And now, for the first time since 2016, Corey will play in the Sal’s NBL for an Auckland-based franchise.


Head Coach Morgan Maskell is well aware of the impact this signing has, saying “securing Corey’s services is not only huge for our franchise, but is huge for the fans in the wider New Zealand basketball community. It goes without saying that Corey is a massive addition to our group and that he is one of the most dynamic talents that our country has ever produced; it certainly makes my job a lot easier!”


“Corey is one of the great New Zealand basketball players in the middle of an elite career. He has many years of high level basketball ahead of him, and we’re excited to have him back in Auckland for this time. His mentorship and experience will be fantastic for our younger players,” added Coach Maskell.


Playing in Auckland is an exciting prospect for Webster; “It will be great to play in front of Auckland fans again! It has been a while since I’ve played at home so I