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Corey Webster, Jarrad Weeks, Tai Wesley, Majok Majok, Armani Moore, Patrick Richard, Shawn Long.
Mika Vukona, Alex Pledger, Rob Loe, Kirk Penney, DJ Newbill, Edgar Sosa, Rakeem Christmas.
Shea Ili, Tom Abercrombie, Finn Delany, Jordan Ngatai.
An elite scorer whose quick shot release and ability to create separation from his defender makes him tough to stop. If he keeps his off-court life in check, he will be very valuable.
A dynamic and well-rounded big man who brings NBA experience to the side.
Weeks, Delany and development player Tom Vodanovich all turned out for the Southland Sharks this year.
Max de Geest, another development player, is originally from Oamaru and attended Waitaki Boys' High School before moving to Christchurch.
There is plenty of depth and versatility on this roster. Kiwis Webster and Ili team with Weeks, Moore and Richard to form a dynamic backcourt which can push the pace. It would not be a surprise to see three of that group on court together often.
A new-look front court looks far more dynamic than last year, although a lot smaller. That should lend itself to a fast-paced game, so expect a lot of small ball.
Size is the big one, although the franchise have given that up to play a faster game.
There are still plenty of capable rebounders in this side, while Long and Wesley are both offensive post threats. Post defence will be the biggest area in which this team could end up being exposed.
This team is capable of doing well and should make the playoffs, although it will have to go through strong Sydney and Melbourne teams to win the whole thing.