Casey Frank



Casey Frank (born October 23, 1977) is an American-New Zealand professional basketball player who last played for the Wellington Saints of the New Zealand National Basketball League (NZNBL). He played college basketball for Northern Arizona University. The 2.03 metre tall power forward played professionally in the United States, France and Sweden, before landing at the Auckland Stars in 2002. He helped Auckland win NBL titles in 2004 and 2005, and the Wellington Saints in 2010 and 2011. Frank has been Outstanding Forward and selected to the All-Star Five three times each. He was an import with the New Zealand Breakers in their debut season until he was cut mid-season, and has also played for the Wollongong Hawks and Gold Coast Blaze in the ANBL, but is now better known as a colour commentator for SKY’s Breakers coverage. Frank debuted for the Tall Blacks in China in 2005 and gained New Zealand citizenship for inclusion in the 2006 Commonwealth Games silver medal team. As the Tall Blacks' sole naturalised player over the years, and has attended two FIBA World Championships in Japan and Turkey, and a FIBA World Cup in Spain.

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