NBL: Brisbane Bullets fireplace head coach James Duncan

The Brisbane Bullets reacted to their regular NBL begin to the season by firing head coach James Duncan.

Regardless of having a robust roster that features prized offseason recruit Aron Baynes, the Bullets are languishing in second-to-bottom within the standings with simply three wins from 9 video games.

Canadian Duncan was in his second season in command of Brisbane, having beforehand been an assistant coach on the Sydney Kings.

“JD is a excessive character particular person, and simply an all-around good man, which makes it all of the harder. We felt it was time to make a breakthrough and alter course,” stated Bullets chief govt Peter McLennan, who met with membership house owners within the US to debate Brisbane’s below-average 2022-23 NBL marketing campaign.

“We’ll work in tempo and diligently contemplate our subsequent steps for the group.”

Former Bullets captain Sam Mackinnon, additionally the membership’s basic supervisor, was named interim supervisor.

Mackinnon’s first recreation in cost is on Sunday when the Bullets journey to New Zealand to satisfy the second-placed Breakers.

Initially posted as Brisbane Bullets ax coach James Duncan after a poor begin to the NBL season