Australian basketball great Andrew Gaze has been left dumbfounded by claims Bryce Cotton’s bid for citizenship has lost governing body support, labelling the move “outright stupidity”.
Perth Wildcats star Cotton remains on track for an impressive fourth NBL MVP title as his two-year battle for Australian citizenship continues to roll on.
But alarmingly reports emerged this week that the US-born Cotton had lost the support of Basketball Australia in his bid to become a citizen.
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“That to me makes zero sense whatsoever,” Gaze said on ESPN.
“I need to check that.
“How Basketball Australia wouldn’t want to get him his citizenship, even if OK stupidly they think, ‘well weren’t not sure he’s not good enough or anything like that’, you never know! You go ahead…