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NBL Club Bosses See Brighter Future After Larry Kestelman Puts $4.5M Into League

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 05 / 29 / 15

Key National Basketball League figures believe that Melbourne businessman Larry Kestelman's move to take a controlling stake in the league "will give it a chance to become a successful product," according to Roy Ward of the SYDNEY MORNING HERALD. Kestelman has put A$6M ($4.5M) into the NBL "to boos...

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