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Australia, NBL star Jock Landale on NBA signing, Tokyo Olympics and his continuing journey

As a historic Olympic medal loomed for the Boomers, big man Jock Landale received the news he had been waiting for his entire life.

A zoom call with his agent and partner India was scheduled to prime Landale for what was to come in free agency, a tabling of potential opportunities that could arise in the coming days.

“I told my agent that I was in the Olympics and that’s where I wanted my head to be,” Landale recalled to ESPN from his hotel in Los Angeles. “I understood it was a massive free agency for me, I knew something was going to happen or that if there was a year it was going to happen this would be it.

“Me and India got on a call and he said, ‘I’m not calling you to talk about how it’s going to go, I’m calling you to tell you that you’ll be in the NBA next year, you’ve got an offer from San Antonio.’

“For him to spring that on me was a dream come true. I’ve always idolised San…

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