Legendary basketball coach Brian Goorjian believes Australia’s involvement in a EuroLeague-style international competition could be just years away, with the East Asia Super League paving the way for the next step in the direction of the game for the country.
Recently appointed as head coach of the Bay Area Dragons, Goorjian will lead the start-up franchise as a guest team in the Philippines Basketball Association Governors’ Cup, while the team will also join the EASL.
The Hong Kong franchise will be based in Manila due to COVID-19 travel restrictions for the upcoming season, with Goorjian enthusiastic about his next career move after steering the Illawarra Hawks to the NBL postseason in his two-year stint with the club.
“The excitement of this new challenge, this new league, all that I feel it’s going to do for Asia-Pacific and the region is huge. Not only domestically but…