Latest on the Illawarra Hawks ownership situation

The strange and ever-evolving saga regarding the ownership situation regarding the NBL’s Illawarra Hawks has taken a new turn. Below is a statement from League Commissioner Jeremy Loeliger. From nbl.com: NBL Commissioner Jeremy Loeliger said:  “The Administrator’s decision to liquidate the company that previously held the licence to operate the Illawarra Hawks does not affect the future of the Illawarra Hawkis’ participation in the NBL, nor does it affect the current process being conducted by the NBL to grant the licence to operate the club to new owners. “As we…

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Illawarra Hawks ownership situation remains unsettled

It was initially reported that youngest Ball brother LaMelo and his manager Jermaine Jackson purchased the Illawarra Hawks, the club Ball played with this past season in the NBL. When the reports emerged that the sale was not in fact a done deal, it seemed that story was not reported with the same vigor. The NBL has released more information on this developing story , as the League seeks to square away the Hawks’ ownership situation. From nbl.com.au: Hungry Jack’s NBL Commissioner Jeremy Loeliger said: “After taking back the licence…

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NBL releases second statement regarding Illawarra Hawks’ ownership situation

The NBL has released a follow-up statement to the seemingly developing situation surrounding the ownership of the Illawarra Hawks. An initial statement released by the league somewhat downplayed the initial reports of LaMelo Ball and his manager buying the club, it was quite easy to decipher the tea leaves and grasp that something may be afoot Below is the latest from the league: The NBL has taken back the licence for the Illawarra Hawks after the club was placed into voluntary administration. Hungry Jack’s NBL Owner and Executive Chairman Larry…

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