Life has definitely changed for Dante Exum.
For Dante Exum, sitting beside a Canberra hotel pool is as far removed as it gets from NBA draft day.
Australian basketball great Luc Longley has backed Andrew Bogut's decision to bypass the World Cup, adamant he will be motivated by a desire to get healthy and finish his NBA career on a strong note.
Two Australian Opals are trying to emulate Patty Mills by launching a strong bid to win the WNBA title.
Twenty points from Alice Coddington and 19 from Australian Opals point guard Nat Hurst helped the Canberra Capitals Academy to just their second win.
He just received the keys to Canberra but Patty Mills still copped a parking fine at his Civic reception.
Fans queued for more than 200 metres just to catch a glimpse of him, but Patrick Mills insisted he's "just a little indigenous kid from Canberra" after receiving the keys to the city at a public reception on Friday.
Patty Mills implores Brumbies to use "bitter taste" of grand final defeat to spur them to Super Rugby victory.
He's been around the world, but Patrick Mills says nothing beats coming home to Canberra.
Small preview of the Canberra Gunners preview game.
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