Larry Kestelman

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Larry Kestelman said : "The JackJumpers will usher in a new era for Tasmanian sport and write a new chapter in the story of the NBL and Australian basketball as it continues to go from strength to strength," "I've got no doubt they will do Tasmania proud as they represent the state on the national and international stage. We want them to inspire generations of Tasmanians to come as basketball becomes the number one sport in Tasmania" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The JackJumpers will usher in a new era for Tasmanian sport and write a new chapter in the story of the NBL and Australian basketball as it continues to go from strength to strength," "I've got no doubt they will do Tasmania proud as they represent the state on the national and international stage. We want them to inspire generations of Tasmanians to come as basketball becomes the number one sport in Tasmania" External link

smh Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The JackJumpers will usher in a new era for Tasmanian sport and write a new chapter in the story of the NBL and Australian basketball as it continues to go from strength to strength," "I've got no doubt they will do Tasmania proud as they represent the state on the national and international stage. We want them to inspire generations of Tasmanians to come as basketball becomes the number one sport in Tasmania" External link

theherald-au Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The JackJumpers will usher in a new era for Tasmanian sport and write a new chapter in the story of the NBL and Australian basketball as it continues to go from strength to strength," "I've got no doubt they will do Tasmania proud as they represent the state on the national and international stage. We want them to inspire generations of Tasmanians to come as basketball becomes the number one sport in Tasmania" External link

watoday Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The JackJumpers will usher in a new era for Tasmanian sport and write a new chapter in the story of the NBL and Australian basketball as it continues to go from strength to strength," "I've got no doubt they will do Tasmania proud as they represent the state on the national and international stage. We want them to inspire generations of Tasmanians to come as basketball becomes the number one sport in Tasmania" External link

theage Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “The main reason for pushing the start of the season back to the new year is to give the clubs the best opportunity to play in front of as many fans as possible,” “We will remain flexible about the exact start date and this will depend on a number of factors including travel and border restrictions, community transmission numbers and availability at venues” External link

therepublic Monday, September 14, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “As always, the health and safety of our players, staff and fans will be our No. 1 priority,” “But we also remain focused on playing in front of fans as they are the lifeblood of the league” External link

therepublic Monday, September 14, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “The main reason for pushing the start of the season back to the new year is to give the clubs the best opportunity to play in front of as many fans as possible,” “We will remain flexible about the exact start date and this will depend on a number of factors including travel and border restrictions, community transmission numbers and availability at venues” External link

tribtown Monday, September 14, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “As always, the health and safety of our players, staff and fans will be our No. 1 priority,” “But we also remain focused on playing in front of fans as they are the lifeblood of the league” External link

tribtown Monday, September 14, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We will remain flexible about the exact start date and this will depend on a number of factors including travel and border restrictions, community transmission numbers and availability at venues across Australia and New Zealand," External link

wsau Monday, September 14, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The main reason for pushing the start of the season back to the new year is to give the clubs the best opportunity to play in front of as many fans as possible," External link

theherald-au Monday, September 14, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We intend to play a full season and, if needed, we will play in one or more hubs to achieve this. We are currently having positive discussions with a number of interested states about potential locations," External link

illawarramercury Monday, September 14, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The main reason for pushing the start of the season back to the new year is to give the clubs the best opportunity to play in front of as many fans as possible," External link

watoday Monday, September 14, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The main reason for pushing the start of the season back to the new year is to give the clubs the best opportunity to play in front of as many fans as possible," External link

smh Monday, September 14, 2020 5:17:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The main reason for pushing the start of the season back to the new year is to give the clubs the best opportunity to play in front of as many fans as possible," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 14, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The main reason for pushing the start of the season back to the new year is to give the clubs the best opportunity to play in front of as many fans as possible," External link

theage Monday, September 14, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman wrote ( about Woman ) : "Greg has been the captain for my two personal vessels, Pretty Woman and Vegas MY, and through this time working together has become a close personal friend," External link

smh Friday, September 11, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman wrote ( about Woman ) : "Greg has been the captain for my two personal vessels, Pretty Woman and Vegas MY, and through this time working together has become a close personal friend," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 11, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman wrote ( about Woman ) : "Greg has been the captain for my two personal vessels, Pretty Woman and Vegas MY, and through this time working together has become a close personal friend," External link

theage Friday, September 11, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are firmly focused on delivering the best season we can with the health and safety of players, staff, fans and the wider community remaining paramount," External link

smh Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are firmly focused on delivering the best season we can with the health and safety of players, staff, fans and the wider community remaining paramount," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are firmly focused on delivering the best season we can with the health and safety of players, staff, fans and the wider community remaining paramount," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, August 10, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are firmly focused on delivering the best season we can with the health and safety of players, staff, fans and the wider community remaining paramount," External link

watoday Monday, August 10, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are firmly focused on delivering the best season we can with the health and safety of players, staff, fans and the wider community remaining paramount," External link

theage Monday, August 10, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We believe this gives us the best chance to be able to accommodate as many fans as possible into venues and gives some certainty for our clubs, players, sponsors, venues and fans as they plan for next season," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, June 26, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We believe this gives us the best chance to be able to accommodate as many fans as possible into venues and gives some certainty for our clubs, players, sponsors, venues and fans as they plan for next season," External link

watoday Friday, June 26, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We believe this gives us the best chance to be able to accommodate as many fans as possible into venues and gives some certainty for our clubs, players, sponsors, venues and fans as they plan for next season," External link

smh Friday, June 26, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We believe this gives us the best chance to be able to accommodate as many fans as possible into venues and gives some certainty for our clubs, players, sponsors, venues and fans as they plan for next season," External link

theage Friday, June 26, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “The decision in choosing the right owners was not an easy one,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The decision in choosing the right owners was not an easy one and I want to acknowledge and thank all those who were part of the thorough process undertaken," "I would like, in particular, to thank LaMelo Ball and his organisation for the support and interest shown in wanting to achieve the best outcome for the team that has helped him have a chance at being the No.1 NBA draft pick" External link

watoday Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I can absolutely rule that out," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "When the club went into administration, we had to have a look at what was sustainable and how we could co-ordinate the best way to move forward," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The decision in choosing the right owners was not an easy one and I want to acknowledge and thank all those who were part of the thorough process undertaken," "I would like, in particular, to thank LaMelo Ball and his organisation for the support and interest shown in wanting to achieve the best outcome for the team that has helped him have a chance at being the No.1 NBA draft pick" External link

smh Wednesday, June 17, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The decision in choosing the right owners was not an easy one and I want to acknowledge and thank all those who were part of the thorough process undertaken," "I would like, in particular, to thank LaMelo Ball and his organisation for the support and interest shown in wanting to achieve the best outcome for the team that has helped him have a chance at being the No.1 NBA draft pick" External link

theage Wednesday, June 17, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The decision in choosing the right owners was not an easy one and I want to acknowledge and thank all those who were part of the thorough process undertaken," "I would like, in particular, to thank LaMelo Ball and his organisation for the support and interest shown in wanting to achieve the best outcome for the team that has helped him have a chance at being the No.1 NBA draft pick" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 17, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The syndicate is still open to other business people from Australia and overseas to be involved," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, June 17, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "With the current uncertainty around other basketball leagues, the NBL will remain a highly attractive option for players from both Australia and New Zealand as well as around the world," External link

smh Friday, May 29, 2020 7:24:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "With the current uncertainty around other basketball leagues, the NBL will remain a highly attractive option for players from both Australia and New Zealand as well as around the world," External link

theage Friday, May 29, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "With the current uncertainty around other basketball leagues, the NBL will remain a highly attractive option for players from both Australia and New Zealand as well as around the world," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 29, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are very pleased that 90 per cent of contracted players have chosen to remain with their NBL clubs," "This is a great endorsement of the NBL and its status as one of the leading basketball leagues in the world and we thank the players for their support" External link

smh Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are very pleased that 90 per cent of contracted players have chosen to remain with their NBL clubs," "This is a great endorsement of the NBL and its status as one of the leading basketball leagues in the world and we thank the players for their support" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are very pleased that 90 per cent of contracted players have chosen to remain with their NBL clubs," "This is a great endorsement of the NBL and its status as one of the leading basketball leagues in the world and we thank the players for their support" External link

theage Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman told : "Plan A is to have all the crowds back in, Plan B is something in between - how many people can we get into a venue in a safe and controlled manner? Plan C is no crowds," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, May 4, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We can potentially look to put families together and then put some space - that's an advantage for us compared to, say, a concert where everyone just piles in," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, May 4, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It won't be a simple process but I'm confident there will be a process to get imports here," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, May 4, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We did the right thing to give the players the option but a lot of players have taken on the idea that this is a one-year thing and are supporting the league," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, May 4, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman told : "Plan A is to have all the crowds back in, Plan B is something in between - how many people can we get into a venue in a safe and controlled manner? Plan C is no crowds," External link

theage Monday, May 4, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We can potentially look to put families together and then put some space - that's an advantage for us compared to, say, a concert where everyone just piles in," External link

theage Monday, May 4, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It won't be a simple process but I'm confident there will be a process to get imports here," External link

theage Monday, May 4, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We did the right thing to give the players the option but a lot of players have taken on the idea that this is a one-year thing and are supporting the league," External link

theage Monday, May 4, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman told : "Plan A is to have all the crowds back in, Plan B is something in between - how many people can we get into a venue in a safe and controlled manner? Plan C is no crowds," External link

smh Monday, May 4, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We can potentially look to put families together and then put some space - that's an advantage for us compared to, say, a concert where everyone just piles in," External link

smh Monday, May 4, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It won't be a simple process but I'm confident there will be a process to get imports here," External link

smh Monday, May 4, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We did the right thing to give the players the option but a lot of players have taken on the idea that this is a one-year thing and are supporting the league," External link

smh Monday, May 4, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We respect the rights of players to test the market," External link

qt Monday, May 4, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We respect the rights of players to test the market," External link

smh Monday, May 4, 2020 4:00:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We respect the rights of players to test the market," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, May 4, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We respect the rights of players to test the market," External link

theage Monday, May 4, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We believe the NBL will remain a highly attractive option for players from both Australia and New Zealand and around the world should borders be re-opened," External link

illawarramercury Monday, May 4, 2020 3:51:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Unlike other codes, basketball cannot fall back on revenue from television if restrictions are still in place to crowds and would need assistance," External link

illawarramercury Friday, April 24, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "There is every chance we may have challenges to get imports into the country," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Without a doubt, our rules encourage every great Australian player to come back and play here," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "There is every chance we may have challenges to get imports into the country," External link

theage Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Without a doubt, our rules encourage every great Australian player to come back and play here," External link

theage Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "There is every chance we may have challenges to get imports into the country," External link

watoday Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Without a doubt, our rules encourage every great Australian player to come back and play here," External link

watoday Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "There is every chance we may have challenges to get imports into the country," External link

smh Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Without a doubt, our rules encourage every great Australian player to come back and play here," External link

smh Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We will make it through with our group," "Some businesses are hit a lot harder than others, but being diverse helps" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I understand Simon is looking to potentially find new owners and we are watching closely to make sure all licence conditions are adhered to and all payments are made," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Paul Smith ) : "If we were to look for new ownership, we would run a process and see who the best owner would be and whether that's Paul or someone else," "It's probably not the ideal scenario and we would probably prefer to have different ownership for the two teams, but we will assess that at the time" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We will do everything to put a season on and hopefully on time," "We hope to be one of the first sports back after the virus as everyone will be keen for a little joy and laughter – I'm sure as hell will be ready to go see a game of basketball, have a beer and cheer on the players" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We will make it through with our group," "Some businesses are hit a lot harder than others, but being diverse helps" External link

theage Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I understand Simon is looking to potentially find new owners and we are watching closely to make sure all licence conditions are adhered to and all payments are made," External link

theage Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Paul Smith ) : "If we were to look for new ownership, we would run a process and see who the best owner would be and whether that's Paul or someone else," "It's probably not the ideal scenario and we would probably prefer to have different ownership for the two teams, but we will assess that at the time" External link

theage Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We will do everything to put a season on and hopefully on time," "We hope to be one of the first sports back after the virus as everyone will be keen for a little joy and laughter – I'm sure as hell will be ready to go see a game of basketball, have a beer and cheer on the players" External link

theage Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We will make it through with our group," "Some businesses are hit a lot harder than others, but being diverse helps" External link

smh Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I understand Simon is looking to potentially find new owners and we are watching closely to make sure all licence conditions are adhered to and all payments are made," External link

smh Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Paul Smith ) : "If we were to look for new ownership, we would run a process and see who the best owner would be and whether that's Paul or someone else," "It's probably not the ideal scenario and we would probably prefer to have different ownership for the two teams, but we will assess that at the time" External link

smh Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We will do everything to put a season on and hopefully on time," "We hope to be one of the first sports back after the virus as everyone will be keen for a little joy and laughter – I'm sure as hell will be ready to go see a game of basketball, have a beer and cheer on the players" External link

smh Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “I think there’s always going to be an asterisk next to this season for all sorts of different reasons,” “I don’t think this is a normal season. Whether it’s a physical asterisk or an asterisk in our head, we’re all gonna remember this one” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 19, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “I think there’s always going to be an asterisk next to this season for all sorts of different reasons,” “I don’t think this is a normal season. Whether it’s a physical asterisk or an asterisk in our head, we’re all gonna remember this one” External link

watoday Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I think there's always going to be an asterisk next to this season for all sorts of different reasons," "I don't think this is a normal season. Whether it's a physical asterisk or an asterisk in our head, we're all gonna remember this one" External link

Stuff Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "As a human being I feel for players ... but the fact of the matter is we're in extraordinary circumstances and ... we were only left with one decision to make," "There's always going to be an asterisk next to this season, for all sorts of reasons ... we're all going to remember this one" External link

newshub Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “I think there’s always going to be an asterisk next to this season for all sorts of different reasons,” “I don’t think this is a normal season. Whether it’s a physical asterisk or an asterisk in our head, we’re all gonna remember this one” External link

smh Thursday, March 19, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “I think there’s always going to be an asterisk next to this season for all sorts of different reasons,” “I don’t think this is a normal season. Whether it’s a physical asterisk or an asterisk in our head, we’re all gonna remember this one” External link

theage Thursday, March 19, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It feels not as celebratory as it should be, in some ways it feels a little sad that a sport which is so much about our fans and entertainment and bringing joy that it's sad it was decided around a table," External link

Stuff Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "As a human being I feel for players ... but the fact of the matter is we're in extraordinary circumstances and ... we were only left with one decision to make," "There's always going to be an asterisk next to this season, for all sorts of reasons ... we're all going to remember this one" External link

newshub Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our sport is very important to us and our fans, but we have a clear perspective on where we sit in the pecking order of priorities right now," External link

wsau Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "As a human being I feel for players," External link

abc-au Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It feels not as celebratory as it should be, in some ways it feels a little sad that a sport which is so much about our fans and entertainment and bringing joy that it's sad it was decided around a table," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It feels not as celebratory as it should be, in some ways it feels a little sad that a sport which is so much about our fans and entertainment and bringing joy that it's sad it was decided around a table," External link

theage Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It feels not as celebratory as it should be, in some ways it feels a little sad that a sport which is so much about our fans and entertainment and bringing joy that it's sad it was decided around a table," External link

watoday Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It feels not as celebratory as it should be, in some ways it feels a little sad that a sport which is so much about our fans and entertainment and bringing joy that it's sad it was decided around a table," External link

smh Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "This has been an incredible season for the NBL and one of the best in our 41-year history with record attendances and world-class basketball," "We wish everyone around Australia and around the world all the very best and to stay safe during these challenging times" External link

abc-au Tuesday, March 17, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "This has been an incredible season for the NBL and one of the best in our 41-year history with record attendances and world class basketball," "We wish everyone around Australia and around the world all the very best and to stay safe during these challenging times" External link

newshub Tuesday, March 17, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "With Perth leading the best-of-five-games series 2-1, we will now consider a decision on the outcome of the championship over the next 48 hours," "We acknowledge both teams for what has been a fantastic series and season. Sydney was the only team to have gone through an entire NBL season on top of the ladder and Perth was leading the grand final series" External link

smh Tuesday, March 17, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “This has been an incredible season for the NBL and one of the best in our 41-year history with record attendances and world class basketball,” “We wish everyone around Australia and around the world all the very best and to stay safe during these challenging times” External link

aap-au Tuesday, March 17, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "With Perth leading the best-of-five-games series 2-1, we will now consider a decision on the outcome of the championship over the next 48 hours," "We acknowledge both teams for what has been a fantastic series and season. Sydney was the only team to have gone through an entire NBL season on top of the ladder and Perth was leading the grand final series" External link

theage Tuesday, March 17, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "With Perth leading the best-of-five-games series 2-1, we will now consider a decision on the outcome of the championship over the next 48 hours," "We acknowledge both teams for what has been a fantastic series and season. Sydney was the only team to have gone through an entire NBL season on top of the ladder and Perth was leading the grand final series" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 17, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Perth Wildcats ) : "After consultation with local, state and federal authorities as well as our clubs, we have made a decision that the remainder of the [series] between the Sydney Kings and Perth Wildcats will be closed to the general public" "The health and well-being of our players, staff, officials and fans is paramount," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 13, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Perth Wildcats ) : "After consultation with local, state and federal authorities as well as our clubs, we have made a decision that the remainder of the [series] between the Sydney Kings and Perth Wildcats will be closed to the general public" "The health and well-being of our players, staff, officials and fans is paramount," External link

smh Friday, March 13, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The health and wellbeing of our players, staff, officials and fans is paramount," External link

theage Friday, March 13, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The health and wellbeing of our players, staff, officials and fans is paramount," External link

smh Friday, March 13, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Perth Wildcats ) : "After consultation with local, state and federal authorities as well as our clubs, we have made a decision that the remainder of the [series] between the Sydney Kings and Perth Wildcats will be closed to the general public" "The health and well-being of our players, staff, officials and fans is paramount," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 13, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The health and wellbeing of our players, staff, officials and fans is paramount," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 13, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Perth Wildcats ) : "After consultation with local, state and federal authorities as well as our clubs, we have made a decision that the remainder of the [series] between the Sydney Kings and Perth Wildcats will be closed to the general public" "The health and well-being of our players, staff, officials and fans is paramount," External link

watoday Friday, March 13, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Perth Wildcats ) : "After consultation with local, state and federal authorities as well as our clubs, we have made a decision that the remainder of the [series] between the Sydney Kings and Perth Wildcats will be closed to the general public" "The health and well-being of our players, staff, officials and fans is paramount," External link

theage Friday, March 13, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Perth Wildcats ) : "After consultation with local, state and federal authorities as well as our clubs, we have made a decision that the remainder of the [series] between the Sydney Kings and Perth Wildcats will be closed to the general public" "The health and well-being of our players, staff, officials and fans is paramount," External link

smh Friday, March 13, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Perth Wildcats ) : "After consultation with local, state and federal authorities as well as our clubs, we have made a decision that the remainder of the Hungry Jack's NBL grand final series presented by MG between the Sydney Kings and Perth Wildcats will be closed to the general public. " External link

watoday Friday, March 13, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Perth Wildcats ) : "After consultation with local, state and federal authorities as well as our clubs, we have made a decision that the remainder of the Hungry Jack's NBL grand final series presented by MG between the Sydney Kings and Perth Wildcats will be closed to the general public. " External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 13, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We have all been touched by the events of the past few months and as a leading sporting code we have a responsibility to do what we can help those many people affected by the bushfire crisis," External link

qt Tuesday, January 7, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman told : “If you’re selling, I’m buying,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, December 27, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “I look at it as a matchbox car,” “You want to play with a big car, first you play with the little car. It’s not dissimilar. We’re nothing like an NBA club by resources, but in some ways that’s good because you get to actually get your hands dirty and get involved with everything that needs to be done around a club” External link

guardian-ng Friday, December 27, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman told : “If you’re selling, I’m buying,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, December 27, 2019 5:38:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “I look at it as a matchbox car,” “You want to play with a big car, first you play with the little car. It’s not dissimilar. We’re nothing like an NBA club by resources, but in some ways that’s good because you get to actually get your hands dirty and get involved with everything that needs to be done around a club” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, December 27, 2019 5:38:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It reinforces the NBL's status as the second best domestic basketball league in the world and our commitment to make the game available to more people to watch when and how they choose across different platforms as we continue to grow our audience across Australia and globally," External link

tvnz Friday, October 25, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It reinforces the NBL's status as the second-best domestic basketball league in the world and our commitment to make the game available to more people to watch when and how they choose across different platforms as we continue to grow our audience across Australia and globally," External link

newshub Friday, October 25, 2019 8:26:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "These are huge numbers by any measure and confirm the NBL's status as a global entertainment product," External link

smh Tuesday, October 8, 2019 11:55:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "These are huge numbers by any measure and confirm the NBL's status as a global entertainment product," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, October 8, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "These are huge numbers by any measure and confirm the NBL's status as a global entertainment product," External link

theage Tuesday, October 8, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "These are huge numbers by any measure and confirm the NBL's status as a global entertainment product," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, October 8, 2019 11:44:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Kevin Martin ) : "We are delighted to welcome Kevin and the new ownership group to the NBL. Their investment is a great endorsement of the NBL which we believe is now the second best league in the world after the NBA," External link

smh Monday, September 30, 2019 1:47:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Kevin Martin ) : "We are delighted to welcome Kevin and the new ownership group to the NBL. Their investment is a great endorsement of the NBL which we believe is now the second best league in the world after the NBA," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 30, 2019 1:22:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Kevin Martin ) : "We are delighted to welcome Kevin and the new ownership group to the NBL. Their investment is a great endorsement of the NBL which we believe is now the second best league in the world after the NBA," External link

theage Monday, September 30, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "RJ and LaMelo are the key to this and they will also be linking it to the Ball in the Family TV show," External link

smh Tuesday, September 24, 2019 8:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "That's definitely been the vision but I won't say I was sure it would happen," "We represent value to them [Ball and Hampton] and can give them exposure other leagues can't so that's why they are here. I'm not sure how many LaMelos there are out there with five million followers but we'll take it for this year. I'm hoping what this will do is expose us to the world" External link

smh Tuesday, September 24, 2019 8:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I can see a day when there are a lot of sponsorships done from overseas, not just locally," External link

smh Tuesday, September 24, 2019 8:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "RJ and LaMelo are the key to this and they will also be linking it to the Ball in the Family TV show," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 24, 2019 8:22:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "That's definitely been the vision but I won't say I was sure it would happen," "We represent value to them [Ball and Hampton] and can give them exposure other leagues can't so that's why they are here. I'm not sure how many LaMelos there are out there with five million followers but we'll take it for this year. I'm hoping what this will do is expose us to the world" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 24, 2019 8:22:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I can see a day when there are a lot of sponsorships done from overseas, not just locally," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 24, 2019 8:22:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "RJ and LaMelo are the key to this and they will also be linking it to the Ball in the Family TV show," External link

theage Tuesday, September 24, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "That's definitely been the vision but I won't say I was sure it would happen," "We represent value to them [Ball and Hampton] and can give them exposure other leagues can't so that's why they are here. I'm not sure how many LaMelos there are out there with five million followers but we'll take it for this year. I'm hoping what this will do is expose us to the world" External link

theage Tuesday, September 24, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I can see a day when there are a lot of sponsorships done from overseas, not just locally," External link

theage Tuesday, September 24, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our overseas audiences are multiples and multiples beyond our local audiences. It’s a local Tasmanian play, a national play and an overseas play," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I think we are just the right size - the AFL is a whole other level of budgets and requirements. That's why we are here," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "There is no reason why we can't work together," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our overseas audiences are multiples and multiples beyond our local audiences. It’s a local Tasmanian play, a national play and an overseas play," External link

smh Sunday, September 22, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I think we are just the right size - the AFL is a whole other level of budgets and requirements. That's why we are here," External link

smh Sunday, September 22, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "There is no reason why we can't work together," External link

smh Sunday, September 22, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our overseas audiences are multiples and multiples beyond our local audiences. It’s a local Tasmanian play, a national play and an overseas play," External link

theage Sunday, September 22, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I think we are just the right size - the AFL is a whole other level of budgets and requirements. That's why we are here," External link

theage Sunday, September 22, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "There is no reason why we can't work together," External link

theage Sunday, September 22, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "This broadcast agreement is a huge leap forward in the coverage of the NBL and basketball across Australia," External link

theage Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:08:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "This broadcast agreement is a huge leap forward in the coverage of the NBL and basketball across Australia," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:07:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "This broadcast agreement is a huge leap forward in the coverage of the NBL and basketball across Australia," External link

smh Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:05:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are in discussions with the Tasmanian government about a 10th team based in Tasmania. We’ve reached out to a number of people, including Tim Paine, who is a great supporter of local basketball in Tasmania and also attended NBL games," “A lot of athletes, including the cricketers, love their hoops and we’d love to have them on board as we continue to grow the NBL. Tim has already shown his support for a team in Tasmania and we now want to see as many Tasmanians show their support” External link

theage Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:29:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Tasmania is a great sporting state and we want basketball to be its No. 1 sport," External link

theage Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:29:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are in discussions with the Tasmanian government about a 10th team based in Tasmania. We’ve reached out to a number of people, including Tim Paine, who is a great supporter of local basketball in Tasmania and also attended NBL games," “A lot of athletes, including the cricketers, love their hoops and we’d love to have them on board as we continue to grow the NBL. Tim has already shown his support for a team in Tasmania and we now want to see as many Tasmanians show their support” External link

smh Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Tasmania is a great sporting state and we want basketball to be its No. 1 sport," External link

smh Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are in discussions with the Tasmanian government about a 10th team based in Tasmania. We’ve reached out to a number of people, including Tim Paine, who is a great supporter of local basketball in Tasmania and also attended NBL games," “A lot of athletes, including the cricketers, love their hoops and we’d love to have them on board as we continue to grow the NBL. Tim has already shown his support for a team in Tasmania and we now want to see as many Tasmanians show their support” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Tasmania is a great sporting state and we want basketball to be its No. 1 sport," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I understand it's the only venue in Tasmania of that size for events, concerts, so I want to make sure that venue is up to scratch to deliver what Tasmanians want, that is fit-for-purpose, and I think using NBL as a benchmark will be a good thing to do," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 26, 2019 10:54:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The NBL is looking to expand the competition and a 10th team in Tasmania is something we will now consider providing we can reach agreement with Glenorchy City Council on DEC and Wilkinsons Point," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I have already met with the state government including Premier Will Hodgman and will meet with them again next week," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The NBL is looking to expand the competition and a 10th team in Tasmania is something we will now consider providing we can reach agreement with Glenorchy City Council on DEC and Wilkinsons Point," External link

smh Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I have already met with the state government including Premier Will Hodgman and will meet with them again next week," External link

smh Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The NBL is looking to expand the competition and a 10th team in Tasmania is something we will now consider providing we can reach agreement with Glenorchy City Council on DEC and Wilkinsons Point," External link

theage Tuesday, June 25, 2019 11:41:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I have already met with the state government including Premier Will Hodgman and will meet with them again next week," External link

theage Tuesday, June 25, 2019 11:41:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "When you get through to about 80 per cent of all possible capacity of stadiums, you probably feel like it’s hard to keep growing," External link

smh Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We’re thrilled the city is behind the Kings. The other venues are also very full and I think there was something like 35 per cent growth in Sydney, they’ve broken all records for the Sydney Kings," External link

smh Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "If you stand back and have a look, there is also the simple fact that we are really good at the game," External link

smh Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "When you get through to about 80 per cent of all possible capacity of stadiums, you probably feel like it’s hard to keep growing," External link

theage Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We’re thrilled the city is behind the Kings. The other venues are also very full and I think there was something like 35 per cent growth in Sydney, they’ve broken all records for the Sydney Kings," External link

theage Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "If you stand back and have a look, there is also the simple fact that we are really good at the game," External link

theage Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "When you get through to about 80 per cent of all possible capacity of stadiums, you probably feel like it’s hard to keep growing," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:28:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We’re thrilled the city is behind the Kings. The other venues are also very full and I think there was something like 35 per cent growth in Sydney, they’ve broken all records for the Sydney Kings," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:28:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "If you stand back and have a look, there is also the simple fact that we are really good at the game," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:28:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The priority for me is that our Fox Sports deal ends this year and we need to figure out what is the right platform for us and where is the right home," External link

smh Friday, December 21, 2018 3:37:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It is hard but we want to make sure the sport is valued," "Right now our deal does not represent huge dollar value to the league and for any league to survive and thrive it does need the right TV partners and we will be looking at Fox and Kayo as our long-term partners and we can only keep our fingers crossed that they see the value that we do" External link

smh Friday, December 21, 2018 3:37:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our product is now seen by more people globally than almost any other Australian sport," "We are now seen in Singapore, Hong Kong, China and other places – people should be aware of how widespread our product is" External link

smh Friday, December 21, 2018 3:37:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I now have owners who understand and buy into my vision for what we want the league to be," External link

smh Friday, December 21, 2018 3:37:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The priority for me is that our Fox Sports deal ends this year and we need to figure out what is the right platform for us and where is the right home," External link

theage Friday, December 21, 2018 3:34:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It is hard but we want to make sure the sport is valued," "Right now our deal does not represent huge dollar value to the league and for any league to survive and thrive it does need the right TV partners and we will be looking at Fox and Kayo as our long-term partners and we can only keep our fingers crossed that they see the value that we do" External link

theage Friday, December 21, 2018 3:34:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our product is now seen by more people globally than almost any other Australian sport," "We are now seen in Singapore, Hong Kong, China and other places – people should be aware of how widespread our product is" External link

theage Friday, December 21, 2018 3:34:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I now have owners who understand and buy into my vision for what we want the league to be," External link

theage Friday, December 21, 2018 3:34:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The priority for me is that our Fox Sports deal ends this year and we need to figure out what is the right platform for us and where is the right home," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 21, 2018 3:26:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It is hard but we want to make sure the sport is valued," "Right now our deal does not represent huge dollar value to the league and for any league to survive and thrive it does need the right TV partners and we will be looking at Fox and Kayo as our long-term partners and we can only keep our fingers crossed that they see the value that we do" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 21, 2018 3:26:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our product is now seen by more people globally than almost any other Australian sport," "We are now seen in Singapore, Hong Kong, China and other places – people should be aware of how widespread our product is" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 21, 2018 3:26:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I now have owners who understand and buy into my vision for what we want the league to be," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 21, 2018 3:26:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The priority for me is that our Fox Sports deal ends this year and we need to figure out what is the right platform for us and where is the right home," External link

theage Friday, December 21, 2018 3:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "How do people want to consume our product? Is Fox and Kayo the right place for us and do they value our product enough in the future?" External link

theage Friday, December 21, 2018 3:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It is hard but we want to make sure the sport is valued," "Right now our deal does not represent huge dollar value to the league and for any league to survive and thrive it does need the right TV partners and we will be looking at Fox and Kayo as our long-term partners and we can only keep our fingers crossed that they see the value that we do" External link

theage Friday, December 21, 2018 3:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our product is now seen by more people globally than almost any other Australian sport," "We are now seen in Singapore, Hong Kong, China and other places - people should be aware of how widespread our product is" External link

theage Friday, December 21, 2018 3:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I now have owners who understand and buy into my vision for what we want the league to be," External link

theage Friday, December 21, 2018 3:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our biggest goal for this year was all about Sydney, that was the one market we really needed to have some movement in," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, December 20, 2018 10:17:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I'm hoping that we will set a new record for attendance in the game against Melbourne so I'm very, very hopeful we can set some new records there," "Heading into the second half of the season, fingers crossed their performance keeps up as I would love to see nothing more than Sydney in the grand final – that would be great" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, December 20, 2018 10:17:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our biggest goal for this year was all about Sydney, that was the one market we really needed to have some movement in," External link

smh Thursday, December 20, 2018 10:00:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I'm hoping that we will set a new record for attendance in the game against Melbourne so I'm very, very hopeful we can set some new records there," "Heading into the second half of the season, fingers crossed their performance keeps up as I would love to see nothing more than Sydney in the grand final – that would be great" External link

smh Thursday, December 20, 2018 10:00:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our biggest goal for this year was all about Sydney, that was the one market we really needed to have some movement in," External link

theage Thursday, December 20, 2018 9:59:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I'm hoping that we will set a new record for attendance in the game against Melbourne so I'm very, very hopeful we can set some new records there," "Heading into the second half of the season, fingers crossed their performance keeps up as I would love to see nothing more than Sydney in the grand final – that would be great" External link

theage Thursday, December 20, 2018 9:59:00 AM EAT



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Larry Kestelman said : "The JackJumpers will usher in a new era for Tasmanian sport and write a new chapter in the story of the NBL and Australian basketball as it continues to go from strength to strength," "I've got no doubt they will do Tasmania proud as they represent the state on the national and international stage. We want them to inspire generations of Tasmanians to come as basketball becomes the number one sport in Tasmania" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:59:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The JackJumpers will usher in a new era for Tasmanian sport and write a new chapter in the story of the NBL and Australian basketball as it continues to go from strength to strength," "I've got no doubt they will do Tasmania proud as they represent the state on the national and international stage. We want them to inspire generations of Tasmanians to come as basketball becomes the number one sport in Tasmania" External link

smh Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:55:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The JackJumpers will usher in a new era for Tasmanian sport and write a new chapter in the story of the NBL and Australian basketball as it continues to go from strength to strength," "I've got no doubt they will do Tasmania proud as they represent the state on the national and international stage. We want them to inspire generations of Tasmanians to come as basketball becomes the number one sport in Tasmania" External link

theherald-au Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:45:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The JackJumpers will usher in a new era for Tasmanian sport and write a new chapter in the story of the NBL and Australian basketball as it continues to go from strength to strength," "I've got no doubt they will do Tasmania proud as they represent the state on the national and international stage. We want them to inspire generations of Tasmanians to come as basketball becomes the number one sport in Tasmania" External link

watoday Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The JackJumpers will usher in a new era for Tasmanian sport and write a new chapter in the story of the NBL and Australian basketball as it continues to go from strength to strength," "I've got no doubt they will do Tasmania proud as they represent the state on the national and international stage. We want them to inspire generations of Tasmanians to come as basketball becomes the number one sport in Tasmania" External link

theage Thursday, October 1, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “The main reason for pushing the start of the season back to the new year is to give the clubs the best opportunity to play in front of as many fans as possible,” “We will remain flexible about the exact start date and this will depend on a number of factors including travel and border restrictions, community transmission numbers and availability at venues” External link

therepublic Monday, September 14, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “As always, the health and safety of our players, staff and fans will be our No. 1 priority,” “But we also remain focused on playing in front of fans as they are the lifeblood of the league” External link

therepublic Monday, September 14, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “The main reason for pushing the start of the season back to the new year is to give the clubs the best opportunity to play in front of as many fans as possible,” “We will remain flexible about the exact start date and this will depend on a number of factors including travel and border restrictions, community transmission numbers and availability at venues” External link

tribtown Monday, September 14, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “As always, the health and safety of our players, staff and fans will be our No. 1 priority,” “But we also remain focused on playing in front of fans as they are the lifeblood of the league” External link

tribtown Monday, September 14, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We will remain flexible about the exact start date and this will depend on a number of factors including travel and border restrictions, community transmission numbers and availability at venues across Australia and New Zealand," External link

wsau Monday, September 14, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The main reason for pushing the start of the season back to the new year is to give the clubs the best opportunity to play in front of as many fans as possible," External link

theherald-au Monday, September 14, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We intend to play a full season and, if needed, we will play in one or more hubs to achieve this. We are currently having positive discussions with a number of interested states about potential locations," External link

illawarramercury Monday, September 14, 2020 5:31:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The main reason for pushing the start of the season back to the new year is to give the clubs the best opportunity to play in front of as many fans as possible," External link

watoday Monday, September 14, 2020 5:21:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The main reason for pushing the start of the season back to the new year is to give the clubs the best opportunity to play in front of as many fans as possible," External link

smh Monday, September 14, 2020 5:17:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The main reason for pushing the start of the season back to the new year is to give the clubs the best opportunity to play in front of as many fans as possible," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 14, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The main reason for pushing the start of the season back to the new year is to give the clubs the best opportunity to play in front of as many fans as possible," External link

theage Monday, September 14, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman wrote ( about Woman ) : "Greg has been the captain for my two personal vessels, Pretty Woman and Vegas MY, and through this time working together has become a close personal friend," External link

smh Friday, September 11, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman wrote ( about Woman ) : "Greg has been the captain for my two personal vessels, Pretty Woman and Vegas MY, and through this time working together has become a close personal friend," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 11, 2020 5:51:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman wrote ( about Woman ) : "Greg has been the captain for my two personal vessels, Pretty Woman and Vegas MY, and through this time working together has become a close personal friend," External link

theage Friday, September 11, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are firmly focused on delivering the best season we can with the health and safety of players, staff, fans and the wider community remaining paramount," External link

smh Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are firmly focused on delivering the best season we can with the health and safety of players, staff, fans and the wider community remaining paramount," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, August 11, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are firmly focused on delivering the best season we can with the health and safety of players, staff, fans and the wider community remaining paramount," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, August 10, 2020 11:57:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are firmly focused on delivering the best season we can with the health and safety of players, staff, fans and the wider community remaining paramount," External link

watoday Monday, August 10, 2020 11:45:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are firmly focused on delivering the best season we can with the health and safety of players, staff, fans and the wider community remaining paramount," External link

theage Monday, August 10, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We believe this gives us the best chance to be able to accommodate as many fans as possible into venues and gives some certainty for our clubs, players, sponsors, venues and fans as they plan for next season," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, June 26, 2020 4:36:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We believe this gives us the best chance to be able to accommodate as many fans as possible into venues and gives some certainty for our clubs, players, sponsors, venues and fans as they plan for next season," External link

watoday Friday, June 26, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We believe this gives us the best chance to be able to accommodate as many fans as possible into venues and gives some certainty for our clubs, players, sponsors, venues and fans as they plan for next season," External link

smh Friday, June 26, 2020 4:10:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We believe this gives us the best chance to be able to accommodate as many fans as possible into venues and gives some certainty for our clubs, players, sponsors, venues and fans as they plan for next season," External link

theage Friday, June 26, 2020 4:07:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “The decision in choosing the right owners was not an easy one,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The decision in choosing the right owners was not an easy one and I want to acknowledge and thank all those who were part of the thorough process undertaken," "I would like, in particular, to thank LaMelo Ball and his organisation for the support and interest shown in wanting to achieve the best outcome for the team that has helped him have a chance at being the No.1 NBA draft pick" External link

watoday Wednesday, June 17, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I can absolutely rule that out," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "When the club went into administration, we had to have a look at what was sustainable and how we could co-ordinate the best way to move forward," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, June 17, 2020 6:52:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The decision in choosing the right owners was not an easy one and I want to acknowledge and thank all those who were part of the thorough process undertaken," "I would like, in particular, to thank LaMelo Ball and his organisation for the support and interest shown in wanting to achieve the best outcome for the team that has helped him have a chance at being the No.1 NBA draft pick" External link

smh Wednesday, June 17, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The decision in choosing the right owners was not an easy one and I want to acknowledge and thank all those who were part of the thorough process undertaken," "I would like, in particular, to thank LaMelo Ball and his organisation for the support and interest shown in wanting to achieve the best outcome for the team that has helped him have a chance at being the No.1 NBA draft pick" External link

theage Wednesday, June 17, 2020 2:59:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The decision in choosing the right owners was not an easy one and I want to acknowledge and thank all those who were part of the thorough process undertaken," "I would like, in particular, to thank LaMelo Ball and his organisation for the support and interest shown in wanting to achieve the best outcome for the team that has helped him have a chance at being the No.1 NBA draft pick" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 17, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The syndicate is still open to other business people from Australia and overseas to be involved," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, June 17, 2020 2:18:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "With the current uncertainty around other basketball leagues, the NBL will remain a highly attractive option for players from both Australia and New Zealand as well as around the world," External link

smh Friday, May 29, 2020 7:24:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "With the current uncertainty around other basketball leagues, the NBL will remain a highly attractive option for players from both Australia and New Zealand as well as around the world," External link

theage Friday, May 29, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "With the current uncertainty around other basketball leagues, the NBL will remain a highly attractive option for players from both Australia and New Zealand as well as around the world," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 29, 2020 7:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are very pleased that 90 per cent of contracted players have chosen to remain with their NBL clubs," "This is a great endorsement of the NBL and its status as one of the leading basketball leagues in the world and we thank the players for their support" External link

smh Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:15:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are very pleased that 90 per cent of contracted players have chosen to remain with their NBL clubs," "This is a great endorsement of the NBL and its status as one of the leading basketball leagues in the world and we thank the players for their support" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:03:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are very pleased that 90 per cent of contracted players have chosen to remain with their NBL clubs," "This is a great endorsement of the NBL and its status as one of the leading basketball leagues in the world and we thank the players for their support" External link

theage Tuesday, May 5, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman told : "Plan A is to have all the crowds back in, Plan B is something in between - how many people can we get into a venue in a safe and controlled manner? Plan C is no crowds," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, May 4, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We can potentially look to put families together and then put some space - that's an advantage for us compared to, say, a concert where everyone just piles in," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, May 4, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It won't be a simple process but I'm confident there will be a process to get imports here," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, May 4, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We did the right thing to give the players the option but a lot of players have taken on the idea that this is a one-year thing and are supporting the league," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, May 4, 2020 10:41:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman told : "Plan A is to have all the crowds back in, Plan B is something in between - how many people can we get into a venue in a safe and controlled manner? Plan C is no crowds," External link

theage Monday, May 4, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We can potentially look to put families together and then put some space - that's an advantage for us compared to, say, a concert where everyone just piles in," External link

theage Monday, May 4, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It won't be a simple process but I'm confident there will be a process to get imports here," External link

theage Monday, May 4, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We did the right thing to give the players the option but a lot of players have taken on the idea that this is a one-year thing and are supporting the league," External link

theage Monday, May 4, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman told : "Plan A is to have all the crowds back in, Plan B is something in between - how many people can we get into a venue in a safe and controlled manner? Plan C is no crowds," External link

smh Monday, May 4, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We can potentially look to put families together and then put some space - that's an advantage for us compared to, say, a concert where everyone just piles in," External link

smh Monday, May 4, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It won't be a simple process but I'm confident there will be a process to get imports here," External link

smh Monday, May 4, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We did the right thing to give the players the option but a lot of players have taken on the idea that this is a one-year thing and are supporting the league," External link

smh Monday, May 4, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We respect the rights of players to test the market," External link

qt Monday, May 4, 2020 9:51:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We respect the rights of players to test the market," External link

smh Monday, May 4, 2020 4:00:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We respect the rights of players to test the market," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, May 4, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We respect the rights of players to test the market," External link

theage Monday, May 4, 2020 3:52:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We believe the NBL will remain a highly attractive option for players from both Australia and New Zealand and around the world should borders be re-opened," External link

illawarramercury Monday, May 4, 2020 3:51:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Unlike other codes, basketball cannot fall back on revenue from television if restrictions are still in place to crowds and would need assistance," External link

illawarramercury Friday, April 24, 2020 7:43:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "There is every chance we may have challenges to get imports into the country," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Without a doubt, our rules encourage every great Australian player to come back and play here," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "There is every chance we may have challenges to get imports into the country," External link

theage Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Without a doubt, our rules encourage every great Australian player to come back and play here," External link

theage Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:09:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "There is every chance we may have challenges to get imports into the country," External link

watoday Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Without a doubt, our rules encourage every great Australian player to come back and play here," External link

watoday Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "There is every chance we may have challenges to get imports into the country," External link

smh Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Without a doubt, our rules encourage every great Australian player to come back and play here," External link

smh Thursday, April 2, 2020 6:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We will make it through with our group," "Some businesses are hit a lot harder than others, but being diverse helps" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I understand Simon is looking to potentially find new owners and we are watching closely to make sure all licence conditions are adhered to and all payments are made," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Paul Smith ) : "If we were to look for new ownership, we would run a process and see who the best owner would be and whether that's Paul or someone else," "It's probably not the ideal scenario and we would probably prefer to have different ownership for the two teams, but we will assess that at the time" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We will do everything to put a season on and hopefully on time," "We hope to be one of the first sports back after the virus as everyone will be keen for a little joy and laughter – I'm sure as hell will be ready to go see a game of basketball, have a beer and cheer on the players" External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, April 1, 2020 11:13:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We will make it through with our group," "Some businesses are hit a lot harder than others, but being diverse helps" External link

theage Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I understand Simon is looking to potentially find new owners and we are watching closely to make sure all licence conditions are adhered to and all payments are made," External link

theage Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Paul Smith ) : "If we were to look for new ownership, we would run a process and see who the best owner would be and whether that's Paul or someone else," "It's probably not the ideal scenario and we would probably prefer to have different ownership for the two teams, but we will assess that at the time" External link

theage Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We will do everything to put a season on and hopefully on time," "We hope to be one of the first sports back after the virus as everyone will be keen for a little joy and laughter – I'm sure as hell will be ready to go see a game of basketball, have a beer and cheer on the players" External link

theage Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We will make it through with our group," "Some businesses are hit a lot harder than others, but being diverse helps" External link

smh Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I understand Simon is looking to potentially find new owners and we are watching closely to make sure all licence conditions are adhered to and all payments are made," External link

smh Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Paul Smith ) : "If we were to look for new ownership, we would run a process and see who the best owner would be and whether that's Paul or someone else," "It's probably not the ideal scenario and we would probably prefer to have different ownership for the two teams, but we will assess that at the time" External link

smh Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We will do everything to put a season on and hopefully on time," "We hope to be one of the first sports back after the virus as everyone will be keen for a little joy and laughter – I'm sure as hell will be ready to go see a game of basketball, have a beer and cheer on the players" External link

smh Wednesday, April 1, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “I think there’s always going to be an asterisk next to this season for all sorts of different reasons,” “I don’t think this is a normal season. Whether it’s a physical asterisk or an asterisk in our head, we’re all gonna remember this one” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 19, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “I think there’s always going to be an asterisk next to this season for all sorts of different reasons,” “I don’t think this is a normal season. Whether it’s a physical asterisk or an asterisk in our head, we’re all gonna remember this one” External link

watoday Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I think there's always going to be an asterisk next to this season for all sorts of different reasons," "I don't think this is a normal season. Whether it's a physical asterisk or an asterisk in our head, we're all gonna remember this one" External link

Stuff Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:30:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "As a human being I feel for players ... but the fact of the matter is we're in extraordinary circumstances and ... we were only left with one decision to make," "There's always going to be an asterisk next to this season, for all sorts of reasons ... we're all going to remember this one" External link

newshub Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:24:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “I think there’s always going to be an asterisk next to this season for all sorts of different reasons,” “I don’t think this is a normal season. Whether it’s a physical asterisk or an asterisk in our head, we’re all gonna remember this one” External link

smh Thursday, March 19, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “I think there’s always going to be an asterisk next to this season for all sorts of different reasons,” “I don’t think this is a normal season. Whether it’s a physical asterisk or an asterisk in our head, we’re all gonna remember this one” External link

theage Thursday, March 19, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It feels not as celebratory as it should be, in some ways it feels a little sad that a sport which is so much about our fans and entertainment and bringing joy that it's sad it was decided around a table," External link

Stuff Thursday, March 19, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "As a human being I feel for players ... but the fact of the matter is we're in extraordinary circumstances and ... we were only left with one decision to make," "There's always going to be an asterisk next to this season, for all sorts of reasons ... we're all going to remember this one" External link

newshub Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:23:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our sport is very important to us and our fans, but we have a clear perspective on where we sit in the pecking order of priorities right now," External link

wsau Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:15:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "As a human being I feel for players," External link

abc-au Thursday, March 19, 2020 9:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It feels not as celebratory as it should be, in some ways it feels a little sad that a sport which is so much about our fans and entertainment and bringing joy that it's sad it was decided around a table," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It feels not as celebratory as it should be, in some ways it feels a little sad that a sport which is so much about our fans and entertainment and bringing joy that it's sad it was decided around a table," External link

theage Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It feels not as celebratory as it should be, in some ways it feels a little sad that a sport which is so much about our fans and entertainment and bringing joy that it's sad it was decided around a table," External link

watoday Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It feels not as celebratory as it should be, in some ways it feels a little sad that a sport which is so much about our fans and entertainment and bringing joy that it's sad it was decided around a table," External link

smh Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:14:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "This has been an incredible season for the NBL and one of the best in our 41-year history with record attendances and world-class basketball," "We wish everyone around Australia and around the world all the very best and to stay safe during these challenging times" External link

abc-au Tuesday, March 17, 2020 12:56:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "This has been an incredible season for the NBL and one of the best in our 41-year history with record attendances and world class basketball," "We wish everyone around Australia and around the world all the very best and to stay safe during these challenging times" External link

newshub Tuesday, March 17, 2020 9:31:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "With Perth leading the best-of-five-games series 2-1, we will now consider a decision on the outcome of the championship over the next 48 hours," "We acknowledge both teams for what has been a fantastic series and season. Sydney was the only team to have gone through an entire NBL season on top of the ladder and Perth was leading the grand final series" External link

smh Tuesday, March 17, 2020 8:46:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “This has been an incredible season for the NBL and one of the best in our 41-year history with record attendances and world class basketball,” “We wish everyone around Australia and around the world all the very best and to stay safe during these challenging times” External link

aap-au Tuesday, March 17, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "With Perth leading the best-of-five-games series 2-1, we will now consider a decision on the outcome of the championship over the next 48 hours," "We acknowledge both teams for what has been a fantastic series and season. Sydney was the only team to have gone through an entire NBL season on top of the ladder and Perth was leading the grand final series" External link

theage Tuesday, March 17, 2020 8:22:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "With Perth leading the best-of-five-games series 2-1, we will now consider a decision on the outcome of the championship over the next 48 hours," "We acknowledge both teams for what has been a fantastic series and season. Sydney was the only team to have gone through an entire NBL season on top of the ladder and Perth was leading the grand final series" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, March 17, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Perth Wildcats ) : "After consultation with local, state and federal authorities as well as our clubs, we have made a decision that the remainder of the [series] between the Sydney Kings and Perth Wildcats will be closed to the general public" "The health and well-being of our players, staff, officials and fans is paramount," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 13, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Perth Wildcats ) : "After consultation with local, state and federal authorities as well as our clubs, we have made a decision that the remainder of the [series] between the Sydney Kings and Perth Wildcats will be closed to the general public" "The health and well-being of our players, staff, officials and fans is paramount," External link

smh Friday, March 13, 2020 5:38:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The health and wellbeing of our players, staff, officials and fans is paramount," External link

theage Friday, March 13, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The health and wellbeing of our players, staff, officials and fans is paramount," External link

smh Friday, March 13, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Perth Wildcats ) : "After consultation with local, state and federal authorities as well as our clubs, we have made a decision that the remainder of the [series] between the Sydney Kings and Perth Wildcats will be closed to the general public" "The health and well-being of our players, staff, officials and fans is paramount," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 13, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The health and wellbeing of our players, staff, officials and fans is paramount," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 13, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Perth Wildcats ) : "After consultation with local, state and federal authorities as well as our clubs, we have made a decision that the remainder of the [series] between the Sydney Kings and Perth Wildcats will be closed to the general public" "The health and well-being of our players, staff, officials and fans is paramount," External link

watoday Friday, March 13, 2020 10:05:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Perth Wildcats ) : "After consultation with local, state and federal authorities as well as our clubs, we have made a decision that the remainder of the [series] between the Sydney Kings and Perth Wildcats will be closed to the general public" "The health and well-being of our players, staff, officials and fans is paramount," External link

theage Friday, March 13, 2020 9:43:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Perth Wildcats ) : "After consultation with local, state and federal authorities as well as our clubs, we have made a decision that the remainder of the [series] between the Sydney Kings and Perth Wildcats will be closed to the general public" "The health and well-being of our players, staff, officials and fans is paramount," External link

smh Friday, March 13, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Perth Wildcats ) : "After consultation with local, state and federal authorities as well as our clubs, we have made a decision that the remainder of the Hungry Jack's NBL grand final series presented by MG between the Sydney Kings and Perth Wildcats will be closed to the general public. " External link

watoday Friday, March 13, 2020 9:35:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Perth Wildcats ) : "After consultation with local, state and federal authorities as well as our clubs, we have made a decision that the remainder of the Hungry Jack's NBL grand final series presented by MG between the Sydney Kings and Perth Wildcats will be closed to the general public. " External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 13, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We have all been touched by the events of the past few months and as a leading sporting code we have a responsibility to do what we can help those many people affected by the bushfire crisis," External link

qt Tuesday, January 7, 2020 11:08:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman told : “If you’re selling, I’m buying,” External link

guardian-ng Friday, December 27, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “I look at it as a matchbox car,” “You want to play with a big car, first you play with the little car. It’s not dissimilar. We’re nothing like an NBA club by resources, but in some ways that’s good because you get to actually get your hands dirty and get involved with everything that needs to be done around a club” External link

guardian-ng Friday, December 27, 2019 6:10:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman told : “If you’re selling, I’m buying,” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, December 27, 2019 5:38:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : “I look at it as a matchbox car,” “You want to play with a big car, first you play with the little car. It’s not dissimilar. We’re nothing like an NBA club by resources, but in some ways that’s good because you get to actually get your hands dirty and get involved with everything that needs to be done around a club” External link

ngrguardiannews Friday, December 27, 2019 5:38:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It reinforces the NBL's status as the second best domestic basketball league in the world and our commitment to make the game available to more people to watch when and how they choose across different platforms as we continue to grow our audience across Australia and globally," External link

tvnz Friday, October 25, 2019 1:13:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It reinforces the NBL's status as the second-best domestic basketball league in the world and our commitment to make the game available to more people to watch when and how they choose across different platforms as we continue to grow our audience across Australia and globally," External link

newshub Friday, October 25, 2019 8:26:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "These are huge numbers by any measure and confirm the NBL's status as a global entertainment product," External link

smh Tuesday, October 8, 2019 11:55:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "These are huge numbers by any measure and confirm the NBL's status as a global entertainment product," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, October 8, 2019 11:52:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "These are huge numbers by any measure and confirm the NBL's status as a global entertainment product," External link

theage Tuesday, October 8, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "These are huge numbers by any measure and confirm the NBL's status as a global entertainment product," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, October 8, 2019 11:44:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Kevin Martin ) : "We are delighted to welcome Kevin and the new ownership group to the NBL. Their investment is a great endorsement of the NBL which we believe is now the second best league in the world after the NBA," External link

smh Monday, September 30, 2019 1:47:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Kevin Martin ) : "We are delighted to welcome Kevin and the new ownership group to the NBL. Their investment is a great endorsement of the NBL which we believe is now the second best league in the world after the NBA," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, September 30, 2019 1:22:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said ( about Kevin Martin ) : "We are delighted to welcome Kevin and the new ownership group to the NBL. Their investment is a great endorsement of the NBL which we believe is now the second best league in the world after the NBA," External link

theage Monday, September 30, 2019 12:44:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "RJ and LaMelo are the key to this and they will also be linking it to the Ball in the Family TV show," External link

smh Tuesday, September 24, 2019 8:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "That's definitely been the vision but I won't say I was sure it would happen," "We represent value to them [Ball and Hampton] and can give them exposure other leagues can't so that's why they are here. I'm not sure how many LaMelos there are out there with five million followers but we'll take it for this year. I'm hoping what this will do is expose us to the world" External link

smh Tuesday, September 24, 2019 8:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I can see a day when there are a lot of sponsorships done from overseas, not just locally," External link

smh Tuesday, September 24, 2019 8:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "RJ and LaMelo are the key to this and they will also be linking it to the Ball in the Family TV show," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 24, 2019 8:22:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "That's definitely been the vision but I won't say I was sure it would happen," "We represent value to them [Ball and Hampton] and can give them exposure other leagues can't so that's why they are here. I'm not sure how many LaMelos there are out there with five million followers but we'll take it for this year. I'm hoping what this will do is expose us to the world" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 24, 2019 8:22:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I can see a day when there are a lot of sponsorships done from overseas, not just locally," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, September 24, 2019 8:22:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "RJ and LaMelo are the key to this and they will also be linking it to the Ball in the Family TV show," External link

theage Tuesday, September 24, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "That's definitely been the vision but I won't say I was sure it would happen," "We represent value to them [Ball and Hampton] and can give them exposure other leagues can't so that's why they are here. I'm not sure how many LaMelos there are out there with five million followers but we'll take it for this year. I'm hoping what this will do is expose us to the world" External link

theage Tuesday, September 24, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I can see a day when there are a lot of sponsorships done from overseas, not just locally," External link

theage Tuesday, September 24, 2019 7:51:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our overseas audiences are multiples and multiples beyond our local audiences. It’s a local Tasmanian play, a national play and an overseas play," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I think we are just the right size - the AFL is a whole other level of budgets and requirements. That's why we are here," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "There is no reason why we can't work together," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, September 22, 2019 12:22:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our overseas audiences are multiples and multiples beyond our local audiences. It’s a local Tasmanian play, a national play and an overseas play," External link

smh Sunday, September 22, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I think we are just the right size - the AFL is a whole other level of budgets and requirements. That's why we are here," External link

smh Sunday, September 22, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "There is no reason why we can't work together," External link

smh Sunday, September 22, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our overseas audiences are multiples and multiples beyond our local audiences. It’s a local Tasmanian play, a national play and an overseas play," External link

theage Sunday, September 22, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I think we are just the right size - the AFL is a whole other level of budgets and requirements. That's why we are here," External link

theage Sunday, September 22, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "There is no reason why we can't work together," External link

theage Sunday, September 22, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "This broadcast agreement is a huge leap forward in the coverage of the NBL and basketball across Australia," External link

theage Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:08:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "This broadcast agreement is a huge leap forward in the coverage of the NBL and basketball across Australia," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:07:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "This broadcast agreement is a huge leap forward in the coverage of the NBL and basketball across Australia," External link

smh Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:05:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are in discussions with the Tasmanian government about a 10th team based in Tasmania. We’ve reached out to a number of people, including Tim Paine, who is a great supporter of local basketball in Tasmania and also attended NBL games," “A lot of athletes, including the cricketers, love their hoops and we’d love to have them on board as we continue to grow the NBL. Tim has already shown his support for a team in Tasmania and we now want to see as many Tasmanians show their support” External link

theage Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:29:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Tasmania is a great sporting state and we want basketball to be its No. 1 sport," External link

theage Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:29:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are in discussions with the Tasmanian government about a 10th team based in Tasmania. We’ve reached out to a number of people, including Tim Paine, who is a great supporter of local basketball in Tasmania and also attended NBL games," “A lot of athletes, including the cricketers, love their hoops and we’d love to have them on board as we continue to grow the NBL. Tim has already shown his support for a team in Tasmania and we now want to see as many Tasmanians show their support” External link

smh Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Tasmania is a great sporting state and we want basketball to be its No. 1 sport," External link

smh Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:23:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We are in discussions with the Tasmanian government about a 10th team based in Tasmania. We’ve reached out to a number of people, including Tim Paine, who is a great supporter of local basketball in Tasmania and also attended NBL games," “A lot of athletes, including the cricketers, love their hoops and we’d love to have them on board as we continue to grow the NBL. Tim has already shown his support for a team in Tasmania and we now want to see as many Tasmanians show their support” External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Tasmania is a great sporting state and we want basketball to be its No. 1 sport," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, July 11, 2019 9:07:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I understand it's the only venue in Tasmania of that size for events, concerts, so I want to make sure that venue is up to scratch to deliver what Tasmanians want, that is fit-for-purpose, and I think using NBL as a benchmark will be a good thing to do," External link

abc-au Wednesday, June 26, 2019 10:54:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The NBL is looking to expand the competition and a 10th team in Tasmania is something we will now consider providing we can reach agreement with Glenorchy City Council on DEC and Wilkinsons Point," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I have already met with the state government including Premier Will Hodgman and will meet with them again next week," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, June 26, 2019 1:05:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The NBL is looking to expand the competition and a 10th team in Tasmania is something we will now consider providing we can reach agreement with Glenorchy City Council on DEC and Wilkinsons Point," External link

smh Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I have already met with the state government including Premier Will Hodgman and will meet with them again next week," External link

smh Wednesday, June 26, 2019 12:06:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The NBL is looking to expand the competition and a 10th team in Tasmania is something we will now consider providing we can reach agreement with Glenorchy City Council on DEC and Wilkinsons Point," External link

theage Tuesday, June 25, 2019 11:41:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I have already met with the state government including Premier Will Hodgman and will meet with them again next week," External link

theage Tuesday, June 25, 2019 11:41:00 PM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "When you get through to about 80 per cent of all possible capacity of stadiums, you probably feel like it’s hard to keep growing," External link

smh Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We’re thrilled the city is behind the Kings. The other venues are also very full and I think there was something like 35 per cent growth in Sydney, they’ve broken all records for the Sydney Kings," External link

smh Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "If you stand back and have a look, there is also the simple fact that we are really good at the game," External link

smh Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:57:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "When you get through to about 80 per cent of all possible capacity of stadiums, you probably feel like it’s hard to keep growing," External link

theage Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We’re thrilled the city is behind the Kings. The other venues are also very full and I think there was something like 35 per cent growth in Sydney, they’ve broken all records for the Sydney Kings," External link

theage Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "If you stand back and have a look, there is also the simple fact that we are really good at the game," External link

theage Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "When you get through to about 80 per cent of all possible capacity of stadiums, you probably feel like it’s hard to keep growing," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:28:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "We’re thrilled the city is behind the Kings. The other venues are also very full and I think there was something like 35 per cent growth in Sydney, they’ve broken all records for the Sydney Kings," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:28:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "If you stand back and have a look, there is also the simple fact that we are really good at the game," External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, February 23, 2019 11:28:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The priority for me is that our Fox Sports deal ends this year and we need to figure out what is the right platform for us and where is the right home," External link

smh Friday, December 21, 2018 3:37:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It is hard but we want to make sure the sport is valued," "Right now our deal does not represent huge dollar value to the league and for any league to survive and thrive it does need the right TV partners and we will be looking at Fox and Kayo as our long-term partners and we can only keep our fingers crossed that they see the value that we do" External link

smh Friday, December 21, 2018 3:37:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our product is now seen by more people globally than almost any other Australian sport," "We are now seen in Singapore, Hong Kong, China and other places – people should be aware of how widespread our product is" External link

smh Friday, December 21, 2018 3:37:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I now have owners who understand and buy into my vision for what we want the league to be," External link

smh Friday, December 21, 2018 3:37:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The priority for me is that our Fox Sports deal ends this year and we need to figure out what is the right platform for us and where is the right home," External link

theage Friday, December 21, 2018 3:34:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It is hard but we want to make sure the sport is valued," "Right now our deal does not represent huge dollar value to the league and for any league to survive and thrive it does need the right TV partners and we will be looking at Fox and Kayo as our long-term partners and we can only keep our fingers crossed that they see the value that we do" External link

theage Friday, December 21, 2018 3:34:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our product is now seen by more people globally than almost any other Australian sport," "We are now seen in Singapore, Hong Kong, China and other places – people should be aware of how widespread our product is" External link

theage Friday, December 21, 2018 3:34:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I now have owners who understand and buy into my vision for what we want the league to be," External link

theage Friday, December 21, 2018 3:34:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The priority for me is that our Fox Sports deal ends this year and we need to figure out what is the right platform for us and where is the right home," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 21, 2018 3:26:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It is hard but we want to make sure the sport is valued," "Right now our deal does not represent huge dollar value to the league and for any league to survive and thrive it does need the right TV partners and we will be looking at Fox and Kayo as our long-term partners and we can only keep our fingers crossed that they see the value that we do" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 21, 2018 3:26:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our product is now seen by more people globally than almost any other Australian sport," "We are now seen in Singapore, Hong Kong, China and other places – people should be aware of how widespread our product is" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 21, 2018 3:26:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I now have owners who understand and buy into my vision for what we want the league to be," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, December 21, 2018 3:26:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "The priority for me is that our Fox Sports deal ends this year and we need to figure out what is the right platform for us and where is the right home," External link

theage Friday, December 21, 2018 3:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "How do people want to consume our product? Is Fox and Kayo the right place for us and do they value our product enough in the future?" External link

theage Friday, December 21, 2018 3:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "It is hard but we want to make sure the sport is valued," "Right now our deal does not represent huge dollar value to the league and for any league to survive and thrive it does need the right TV partners and we will be looking at Fox and Kayo as our long-term partners and we can only keep our fingers crossed that they see the value that we do" External link

theage Friday, December 21, 2018 3:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our product is now seen by more people globally than almost any other Australian sport," "We are now seen in Singapore, Hong Kong, China and other places - people should be aware of how widespread our product is" External link

theage Friday, December 21, 2018 3:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I now have owners who understand and buy into my vision for what we want the league to be," External link

theage Friday, December 21, 2018 3:04:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our biggest goal for this year was all about Sydney, that was the one market we really needed to have some movement in," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, December 20, 2018 10:17:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I'm hoping that we will set a new record for attendance in the game against Melbourne so I'm very, very hopeful we can set some new records there," "Heading into the second half of the season, fingers crossed their performance keeps up as I would love to see nothing more than Sydney in the grand final – that would be great" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, December 20, 2018 10:17:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our biggest goal for this year was all about Sydney, that was the one market we really needed to have some movement in," External link

smh Thursday, December 20, 2018 10:00:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I'm hoping that we will set a new record for attendance in the game against Melbourne so I'm very, very hopeful we can set some new records there," "Heading into the second half of the season, fingers crossed their performance keeps up as I would love to see nothing more than Sydney in the grand final – that would be great" External link

smh Thursday, December 20, 2018 10:00:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "Our biggest goal for this year was all about Sydney, that was the one market we really needed to have some movement in," External link

theage Thursday, December 20, 2018 9:59:00 AM EAT

Larry Kestelman said : "I'm hoping that we will set a new record for attendance in the game against Melbourne so I'm very, very hopeful we can set some new records there," "Heading into the second half of the season, fingers crossed their performance keeps up as I would love to see nothing more than Sydney in the grand final – that would be great" External link

theage Thursday, December 20, 2018 9:59:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
owner22.22%EN09/13/201713/09/2017
chairman11.11%EN08/01/201701/08/2017
director22.22%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
chief executive22.22%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
managing director22.22%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
Names Lang Count
Larry KestelmanEN100.00%


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