Earlier this month Oscar Forman visited Year 5/6 at Gerringong Public School to deliver the first Hawks Healthy Habits talk. The Hawks ‘Healthy Habits’ program is an initiative that aims to increase awareness about the importance of individual health and how to…
Mitch Norton, one of the fresh faces Coach Rob Beveridge has brought into his 2016/17 Hawks team has been named in the “Emerging Boomers” squad that tours China next week. Coached by Boomer Head Coach Andrej Lemanis and former Hawk Adam Caporn,…
The Illawarra Hawks have pulled off another major recruiting coup by luring 2015/16 NBL Rookie of the Year and the most sort after name from this season’s free agency list, Nick Kay to the club for the next two NBL…
Oscar Forman has re-signed with the club on a one year deal as the roster continues to go from strength to strength, the new seeason will see the captain add to his remarkable 451 NBL game career, 175 of them as a Hawk.…
Earlier this month Oscar Forman visited Year 5/6 at Gerringong Public School to deliver the first Hawks Healthy Habits talk. The Hawks ‘Healthy Habits’ program is an initiative that aims to increase awareness about the importance of... Read More
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DOBJune 17, 1988HometownSydneyPositionCentreHeight211cmWeight115kgHigh School / CollegeVanderbilt UniversityFavourite NBA TeamOklahoma City ThunderFavourite Basketball ShoeNike Hyperfuse
Following a standout college career at Vanderbilt University, Ogilvy who has played 4 seasons with some of Europe’s biggest clubs.
Ogilvy finished the 2015/16 NBL season 3rd in NBL MVP voting behind former Hawks team mate Kevin Lisch, he was named to the All NBL First team for the 2nd time in just his second NBL season.
AJ filled the stats sheet all season, 16.4 points per game (7th in NBL), 8.5 rebounds (3rd), 1.5 steals (3rd) and 1.7 blocks (2nd), whilst shooting 55% from the floor, Ogilvy was also in the top 10 in free throws made shooting an impressive 77% from the line.
DOB16/01/1982HometownAdelaide / The Festival StatePositionForwardHeight206cmWeight103kg (After a heavy lunch)High School / CollegeUnley High School (Same as Julia Gillard - a different year though)Favourite NBA TeamAny team that an Aussie is playing for (I know I'm one of those guys now, but Aussie proud)Favourite Basketball ShoeReebok Pump, Kobe, Hyperdunk
Oscar Forman enters his 16th NBL season and sixth with the Hawks.
Forman has led the league in three-point shooting percentage the in three of the past five seasons and five times in his career.
During the 2011/12 season he shot a career-best 51.2% from beyond the arc, which stands as the third highest three-point percentage for a season in NBL history. Forman is the only player in NBL history to play 100 games for three seperate clubs.
Forman is a product of the Australian Institute of Sport who made his NBL debut with the Adelaide 36ers on 13 October 2001 and previously played for the New Zealand Breakers from 2006/07 to 2009/10. He was a member of the 2001/02 NBL champion Adelaide 36ers team.
Named Hawks club MVP in 2011/12. Member of the Australian Boomers squads between 2006 and 2010.
DOBFebruary 13, 1986HometownBrisbanePositionGuardHeight185cmWeight84kgHigh School / CollegeJohn Paul CollegeFavourite NBA TeamPhoenix with Steve NashFavourite Basketball ShoeKobe X
Martin rejoined the Hawks six games into the 2014/15 season following a promising campaign the previous season in which he averaged 9 points, 3.5 rebounds and 3 assists per game.
He produced a career-high 32 points in a crucial win against Adelaide in February 2014. Martin was averaging career-bests in points (11.8), field-goal percentage (51.2%) and three-point percentage (43.9%) in 2012/13 when his season was cut short due to an ACL injury to his right knee. In his final full game prior to the injury, Martin racked up his previous career-high of 28 points with six three-pointers in a win against the New Zealand Breakers on 5 January 2013. Martin led the Hawks in assists in 2011/12 with a career-high 3.6 per game.
Martin attended Nova South Eastern University (NSU) in Fort Lauderdale from 2005-2007. He made his NBL debut with the Brisbane Bullets on 19 September 2007.
Named Hawks Most Improved Player in 2012/13 and 2011/12. Member of Australian Boomers team at the YouYi Games in Singapore in 2011 and 2014 Boomers team that contested the four-game Sino-Australia Challenge against China.
DOBApril 24, 1990HometownPerth, WAPositionForwardHeight202cmWeight110kgHigh School / CollegeSaint Louis UniversityFavourite NBA TeamSan Antonio SpursFavourite Basketball ShoeAir Jordan XI
Awarded Hawks 2015/16 Most Improved Player, Ellis averaged 6 points and 3 rebounds per game and finished the season in the Hawks starting line up.
After a two year stint with the Sydney Kings, playing 44 games, Ellis joined the Hawks for the 2015/16 season and delivered career bests in both assists and steals averages per game, while also shooting a career high 35.7% from beyond the arc in the Hawks high octane offence.
DOBJuly 11th, 1989HometownManlyPositionGuard / ForwardHeight185Weight90High School / CollegeThe Scots College / Alaska, AnchorageFavourite NBA TeamChicago BullsFavourite Basketball ShoeKD VII
Guard / Forward
Kevin White spent played four seasons playing at the Sydney Kings before joining Hawks last season. White’s tenacious defence and efficient assist-to-turnover ratio help cement himself as a starter for the third placed Hawks. Kevin provides valuable depth, experience and toughness to the Hawks backcourt.