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Joey Wright

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Joey Wright

Originally from Hammond Indiana but played college ball at the university of Texas where he was a 3 year letterman. Wright was a second round NBA draft pick by the Phoenix Suns. Wright went on to play in a number of countries in Asia and Europe as well as in the Australian NBL.

After playing Wright started his coaching career . From 2002 to present, has won more games than any other coach in the NBL.

3 X NBL Coach of the Year (2004, 2007, 2017)

Third coach in the NBL history that has reached 500 games behind Hall of Famers Brian Goorjian and Lindsay Gaze. Since entering the NBL as a coach in 2003 has coached more games than any coach.

Coached a team with the all-time NBL consecutive win record with 21 consecutive wins.

The only coach in NBL history to lead teams from three different cities into the Semi Finals.

Started coaching in the NBL in 2003, and has coached teams to more wins than any other coach in that time (284).

Has been involved in more final’s games than any other coach (40) and won more finals games in the last 15 seasons.

Only coach in the league history to take on a last placed team to a grand final championship