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Nick Kyrgios in talks to become co-owner of South East Melbourne Phoenix, ownership, basketball news, tennis

Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios is in “advanced talks” to become a co-owner of the NBL’s South East Melbourne Phoenix, according to long-time US hoops insider Marc Stein.

Stein, a former New York Times and ESPN NBA correspondent who now runs his own Substack, tweeted the news on Wednesday afternoon.

“Kyrgios would join a Romie Chaudhari-led ownership group that includes John Wall, Zach Randolph, Al Harrington, Josh Childress and Dante Exum,” Stein explained.

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News Corp first reported Kyrgios’ links to the Phoenix and his potential move into team ownership last September.

Kyrgios was previously a regular at Sydney Kings games and an apparent fan, starring in the team’s celebrity game last year, famously blocking the shot of NSW premier Dom Perrottet.

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