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Jordan Ngatai signs with The Wellington Saints

24 / 03 / 2022

The Prince of Porirua is home.

Wellington Saints sign “The Prince of Porirua” Jordan Ngatai for the upcoming 2022 Sal’s New Zealand Basketball League Season, set to commence in April. Jordan is originally from Porirua, having played for Mana College, and will start his 6th season with the Wellington Saints in 2022. Jordan is currently based in Cairns playing for the Cairns Taipans in the Australian National Basketball League. Jordan is a long-time Tall Black and has represented New Zealand in a bronze medal-winning effort at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. 

Jordan Mills CEO of Wellington Saints is over the moon to bring a stalwart of the club back to Wellington this season. “Ngatai carries our Wellington Saints team culture and identity, Ngatai is an experienced leader both on the court and off and will be a key part in our 2022 campaign came game day and the development of our squad”  

Jordan Ngatai is excited to be returning home to the Wellington Saints “I’m beyond excited to come home to the Saints where I’ve spent 6 seasons previously, I was heartbroken to miss out playing in the championship-winning team last season due to injury, watching the finals from courtside in my hometown in Porirua gave me the drive to return to my home team this year. Being able to play again in front of my family and friends after all the world has been through is very exciting and I can’t wait for the season to tip-off” 

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