Taipans Sign Cameron Oliver

The Cairns Taipans have announced the signing of import forward, Cameron Oliver.

Oliver is a 23 year old 6 foot 8 forward from Oakland California and last played in the G-League with the Delaware Blue Coats.

Oliver played his college ball at Nevada where in 2017 he averaged 16 ppg, 9 rpg and 2.6 spg. He was named to the MWC All-Defensive team for two years in 2016 and 2017. Oliver then declared for the 2017 NBA draft but went undrafted. He was later signed by the Houston Rockets but was waived during summer league.

Last season whilst playing for the Blue Coats, Oliver averaged 15 ppg, 9 rpg, 1 spg and 2 bpg, playing in 26 games.

With the addition of Oliver the Taipans team is slowly coming together and now includes: Jarrod Kenny, Kouat Noi, Majok Deng, Mirko Djeric, Tom Jervis and Fabijan Krslovic.

The Taipans are close to announcing the signing of import guard Scott Machado.