Nick Kay

  • PositionForward/Centre
  • Date of birth03/08/1992

Debut: 2017 FIBA Asia Cup
Height: 206cm
Major Tournaments - Olympics: 2020. FIBA World Cup: 2019, 2023
Current team: Shimane Susanoo Magic, Japanese B League
Junior club:

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Debut: 2017 FIBA Asia Cup
Height: 206cm
Major Tournaments - Olympics: 2020. FIBA World Cup: 2019, 2023
Current team: Shimane Susanoo Magic, Japanese B League
Junior club:

Biography

Hailing from Tamworth in country NSW, Kay would move to Sydney to further his basketball ambitions, representing his state before earning a scholarship at NCAA Division 1 college Metropolitan State University of Denver.

He made his NBL debut with the Townsville Crocodiles, having an immediate impact awarded the 2015-16 Rookie of the Year. Kay would move to the Illawarra Hawks before winning championships in 2019 and 2020 with powerhouse Perth Wildcats.

Kay has played extensively abroad enjoying success in New Zealand, Spain and most recently Japan.

A respected leader on and off the court, Nick Kay was a key in the Boomers history-making bronze-medal campaign at the Tokyo Olympics where he averaged 28 minutes a game, 11 points and 6.3 rebounds.

With a core of the squad competing in the NBA, Kay captained Australia through World Cup qualifying games in 2022 and the recent FIBA Asia Cup 2025 Qualifiers.

Did You Know?

Nick Kay and Mitch McCarron led the MSU Denver Roadrunners to four straight NCAA tournaments and would later represent Australia together.

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