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

Andrew Bogut backs Dante Exum being NBA's man of mystery

Jon Pierik Andrew Bogut has praised Dante Exum's strategic tactic of being the mystery man of the NBA draft.

Basketball

The defining Magic moment

Earvin Magic Johnson

Jon Pierik There are some moments on the sporting field that resonate through the ages.

Basketball

NBA spur has Maric riding high for London

Aleks Maric.

Jon Pierik Aleks Maric has even more reason to help the Boomers to their their first Olympic medal.

Ingles angling for spot in starting line-up

Focused: Joe Ingles can't wait for the London Olympics.

Jon Pierik Joe Ingles is ready for some bigger challenges, writes Jon Pierik.