Corey Webster re-signs with Wellington Saints

Last updated 13:24 04/03/2014
Corey Webster
STAR RE-SIGNS: The Wellington Saints have re-signed Breakers and Tall Blacks shooting guard Corey Webster.

Relevant offers

Basketball

Champion NZ Breakers striving to be even better as they shoot for another crown Tall Blacks guard Jarrod Kenny completes Perth Wildcats NBL roster Judd Flavell named Southland Sharks coach NZ Breakers big man Alex Pledger takes first steps back on the comeback trail NBA giant Enes Kanter gets dwarfed by world's tallest man Manawatu Jets coach Darron Larsen takes up college gig in the United States Wellington Saints up and down at the William Jones Cup Breakers import Charles Jackson happy to make it off struggle street NBA star Steven Adams a no-show at Motueka High School Mystics upsize shooting with signing of 2.04m Tall Fern Megan Craig

The Wellington Saints have re-signed Breakers and Tall Blacks shooting guard Corey Webster for the 2014 NBL season.

It will be Webster's third season with the Saints, where he will link with good friend BJ Anthony.  

"I feel Corey is the best scorer in the league, and paired with LT [Lindsay Tait] and Beny [Anthony], I strongly believe they could be the highest scoring trio in the competition." said Saints general manager Fran Scholey.

The 26-year-old Webster is averaging nearly eight points in under 20 minutes per game for the Breakers this season.

The Saints also announced that former point guard George Le'afa will join Shane Heal and Seth Weakly on the coaching staff.

"Smart point guards generally make great coaches, and George will instantly have the respect of the senior players who have played with him," Scholey said.

The Saints will start their preparations this week, with Tait and import centre Elijah Obade joining the team.

The Saints' season tips off on April 2 against the Bay Hawks.

Ad Feedback

- Fairfax Media

Special offers
Opinion poll

How do you expect the Breakers to perform in this season's Australian NBL?

Last season was a blip, they'll be champions once again

They'll go close to another title, beaten finalists I'd say

Playoffs for sure, but can't see them going any further

Not too excited, they'll miss the playoffs again

Vote Result

Related story: (See story)

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content