HOF Member

Ray Tomlinson

Ray joined the Tigers in the under 18 ranks helping them to achieve state championship honours. As one of the most prominent young players he was invited to join the team which “competed” against the Harlem Globetrotters. The world tour experience gave Ray the opportunity to have a broad understanding of international basketball and cultures […]

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Andrew Gaze

Andrew was born into the Tiger family so it was no surprise that he played his entire junior career with the Tigers from under 12 to under 20 where he was part of a dominant era winning every state junior championship. At age 15 he was included in the Melbourne Tigers senior team and was

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Lindsay Gaze

In The Argus (a Melbourne newspaper) of 20th June 1956 there was an article that read “Prahran centre half forward Lindsay Gaze will not be available again this year. He will concentrate on basketball instead.” Nobody at the time could have imagined what this decision would mean for basketball in Australia. History will show Lindsay

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Paul Simpson

After participating in the NSW State School Boys Team Paul spent 5 years with the Sydney City Comets in the CBA. In between he had two stints in the NBL, one with Sydney Supersonics and then the Kings. Upon his return from a scholarship in the US he played one season at Dandenong in the

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Jo Metcalfe

Jo followed the path way set out for junior basketball players in Australia, with four years of South Australian State representation, a three-year stint at the AIS and a spot on the 1989 Junior World Championship Team that won a bronze medal, the first medal won by an Australian team at any major championship. It

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Mark Bradtke

After 5 seasons with the Adelaide 36ers, where he was named NBL Most Improved Player in 1989, Mark made the move to join the Melbourne Tigers in 1993 and proved to be the much needed piece of the puzzle to take the Tigers from runners up in 1992 to claim their first NBL Championship. While

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Alan Westover

After leaving America and coming to play for the Tigers, Alan ended up playing for six years with the Tigers. In those six year he must have gained the respect of the club as his last two years as a playing Tiger were spent as captain in the SEABL Championship year and the clubs initial

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