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NBL starter Matt Hodgson joins the Raiders family!

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Knox Basketball is excited to announce the signing of NBL star and Adelaide 36er Matt Hodgson. The 7-foot centre joins the Knox Raiders Big V State Championship Men's team after a very successful season in the NBL thats has seen him the starting big man for the ladder leader 36ers team. 

Hodgson will provide the Raiders with some genuine size around the basket, being a good back to the basket low post threat and will force opposition teams to think twice before shooting in the key.

Hodgson came highly recommended to the Raiders program from coach Joey Wright due to the close relationship he has between Basketball Development Manager Matt Shanahan and Big V Men's head coach Darryl McDonald. "I know Matty will be in good hands and will continue to develop his game during the NBL off season working with Shanahan and McDonald' Wright said

Coach Darryl McDonald couldn't be happier getting the services of the Big Man. 'We are excited to have Matt join our team this year we had issues defending him last year when he played for Waverley, and we are excited to have one of the tallest players in the league on our team.'

Hodgson will join the team at the completion of the NBL season.