Korean basketball team will play exhibitions in Sydney against UBL side

UBL star: Former Sydney Kings NBL guard Luke Kendall was one of the All-Stars of the 2013 UBL competition. Picture:Noel Rowsell photoexcellence.com.au

UBL star: Former Sydney Kings NBL guard Luke Kendall was one of the All-Stars of the 2013 UBL competition. Picture:Noel Rowsell photoexcellence.com.au

An All-Star team from the Parramatta Basketball Association's Ultimate Basketball League (UBL) competition hosts Korean juggernaut Goyang Orions, on Saturday at the Auburn Basketball Centre.

The UBL is entering it's second season and given the outstanding success of the 2013 competition, interest has been intense amidst the basketball community, in anticipation of the opening round of the 2014 season.

Auburn club Dooleys and George Malouf Partners (GMP) will again be the major sponsors of the UBL competition and their involvement has been critical in luring the powerful Korean team to for this pre-season game.

Former NBL journeyman and Sydney Kings representative Ben Knight leads the UBL All-Stars team, which also features local sensation Tony Tolovae, who has just finished playing his first season in the New Zealand NBL with the Oceana Gold Nuggets.

The full UBL All-Star team: Ben Knight (City Sonics), Goran Veg (Parramatta Wildcats), Tony Tolovae (Wests Lions), Daniel Moser (Central Bulls), Jordan Lumkon (Norwest Giants), Andrew Storey (Glebe Magic), Johnny Jovine (City Sonics), Mahesh Padmanabhan (South Wolves), Nay Sakya (Easts Dolphins), Hala Manoa (Norwest Giants), Jovica Simic (Norwest Giants), Charles Bloemen (Sydney Royals). 

Details:

UBL All-Stars v Goyang Orions, 7pm, September 6, Auburn Basketball Centre, Church Street, Lidcombe.

Parramatta v Goyang Orions, 6pm, September 8, Auburn Basketball Centre.

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