Fox Sports Australia – Batkovic confirmed on Wednesday that she would retire from the league at the end of this season, which will be her 17th and final.

Summary

  • Batkovic confirmed on Wednesday that she would retire from the league at the end of this season, which will be her 17th and final.
  • While Lauren Jackson is renowned as Australia’s greatest every basketballer, even she hasn’t formed a WNBL CV quite like Batkovic’s.
  • T&Cs apply >Last season, the 37-year-old won her seventh WNBL MVP while she also claimed her fifth league championship as her Fire triumphed over the Melbourne Boomers.
  • Despite being in such great form still, Batkovic said the time was right to call it quits.
  • Batkovic’s stint in the WNBL began in 1996 with the AIS, with a premiership coming just two years later alongside the likes of Jackson and Belinda Snell.


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