Former Australian Olympic basketball player dies
MELBOURNE, Australia -- Ian Davies, the former Australian Olympic basketball player who played at Graceland University in Iowa, has died. He was 57.
Basketball Australia said in a statement Friday that Davies died Thursday at his home in Hobart, Tasmania. No other details were disclosed.
Davies, a forward, represented Australia in the 1980 and 1984 Olympics and the 1982 and 1986 world championships.
A member of the Sydney Kings' inaugural National Basketball League team in 1988, Davies played on several other NBL teams, including Launceston's 1981 championship squad.
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