Aussie basketballers are DEADLY

Aussie basketballers are DEADLY

Opal Rohanee Cox and Boomers Patrick Mills and Nathan Jawai have been nominated for the 2009 DEADLY Awards.

The awards are a celebration of Indigenous excellence in music, sport, entertainment and community achievement.

Two-time winner Rohanee Cox has once again been nominated for the Female Sportsperson of the Year while Mills and Jawai will vie for the Male Sportsperson of the Year.

Mills has also won Deadly gongs, named 2006 Most Promising New Talent in Sport and in 2008 he took out the Male Sportsperson of the Year.

All three are graduates of the successful Australian Institute of Sport Basketball Program.

To vote for Cox, Mills or Jawai in the Deadly Awards – Click here

Photo courtesy of Rob Sheeley