Musashi Basketball Ambassador

Born: 1990, Melbourne

Code: NBA / NBL

Current Position: Small Forward

Current Club: South-East Melbourne Phoenix

Ryan Broekhoff is a professional basketball player from Australia who has made a name for himself in his home country and abroad. Born on August 23, 1990, in Frankston, Victoria, Broekhoff has been a standout player in the Australian National Basketball League (NBL) and had stints in Europe and the NBA.

Broekhoff began his professional career in the NBL in 2009 with the South Dragons, where he played for one season before the team folded. He then moved to the Australian Institute of Sport, where he played for a year before joining the Bendigo Braves. In 2012, he signed with the Besiktas Istanbul in Turkey and spent five seasons in Europe, playing for clubs in Turkey, Russia, and Greece.

Broekhoff’s impressive performances in Europe caught the attention of NBA scouts, and in 2018, he signed with the Dallas Mavericks. He played for the Mavericks for two seasons before being waived in 2020. During his time with the Mavericks, Broekhoff played a supporting role off the bench and was known for his three-point shooting ability.

Aside from his professional career, Broekhoff has also represented the Australian national basketball team, the Boomers, on multiple occasions. He played in the 2014 FIBA World Cup and the 2016 Rio Olympics, where he helped lead the Boomers to their best-ever finish in an Olympic tournament.

Broekhoff’s success on the court can be attributed to his versatility. At 6’6″, he is a skilled shooter who can easily knock down shots from beyond the arc. He is also a solid defender and can play multiple positions on the court.

Off the court, Broekhoff is known for his philanthropy work and has been actively involved in various charitable organizations throughout his career. He has also advocated for mental health awareness and has spoken publicly about his struggles with anxiety and depression.

Ryan Broekhoff is a talented basketball player who has made a name for himself in Australia and abroad. His success on the court can be attributed to his versatility and shooting ability. At the same time, his philanthropy work and advocacy for mental health awareness have also made him a respected figure off the court. As he continues to pursue his basketball career, it is clear that Broekhoff’s impact extends far beyond basketball.