Short to stick with the Miners

Young gun Sam Short has signed on with the Ballarat Miners for the next two South East Australian Basketball League seasons.

LOCKED IN: Sam Short has committed to the Ballarat Miners.

LOCKED IN: Sam Short has committed to the Ballarat Miners.

The National Basketball League rookie with Melbourne United had some pivotal roles with the Miners in 2017, increasing his playing minutes from 16 to 21 per game.

New Miners coach Nathan Cooper-Brown said Short was a “key signing” for the club and admitted he was looking forward to the youngster’s improvement in 2018 and beyond.