Jon Pierik

Jon Pierik

Jon Pierik is a sports writer with The Age, focusing primarily on AFL football, cricket and basketball. He has won awards for his cricket and basketball writing.

Basketball

Ex-Boomers coach Brett Brown takes on NBA's 76ers

Boomers coach Brett Brown

Jon Pierik Former Australian Olympic basketball coach Brett Brown has agreed to be the head coach of the NBA's Philadelphia 76ers.

Basketball

Gaze calls for shift to winter season

Andrew Gaze.

Jon Pierik Andrew Gaze says said there's merit in the season running from March to October.

NBL

New coach Anstey vows Tigers will challenge

Chris Anstey

Jon Pierik Rookie Melbourne Tigers coach Chris Anstey has vowed the club will be a legitimate challenger for the National Basketball League championship next season as he attempts to help usher it out of a...