Phoenix Keith Benson

The South East Melbourne Phoenix have signed former NBA big man Keith Benson for the 2019-20 season.

The 30 year old 6 foot 11 big man went undrafted in the 2011 NBA draft and then went on to have a long career playing in China, Italy, Philippines, Belarus, Lithuania, Estonia and the G-League.

Benson has flourished in the G-League, winning the G-League championship in 2016, All First team in 2017, All Defensive team in 2017, All Star in 2016 and 2017. Benson also played for the Golden State Warriors in 2012 for 3 games.

With the addition of Benson the SEM Phoenix team currently stands at: Ben Madgen, Kyle Adnam, Adam Gibson, Deng Acuoth, Kendall Stephens, Dane Pineau, Tai Wesley, Mitch Creek, Terry Armstrong, John Roberson and Dan Trist.