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Basketball 2022: Ezi Magbegor on filling Lauren Jackson’s ‘void’, ‘crazy’ future with the Opals, Women’s Health Women in Sport Awards, how to watch

Ezi Magbegor might well be the next big thing in Australian basketball, but she isn’t too worried about the pressure that comes with becoming the next Lauren Jackson.

Magbegor’s career has been on a steady rise since she played her first game for the Opals at the 2018 Commonwealth Games and she has gone from strength to strength playing both for her club and country since then.

The 193cm centre is only 23 years old but has already won titles with Jackson’s former WNBA team the Seattle Storm and the Melbourne Boomers in the WNBL.

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After the Opals claimed a resurgent bronze medal at the FIBA World Cup, Magbegor took only a week off before flying to Hungary to play for Sopron in the Euroleague.

“I think I’m just kind of ready to get into it,” Magbegor told…

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