Aaron Bailey-Nowell

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Aaron Bailey Nowell

Player Bio

Number: 22

Position: Forward

Birthdate: 10 July, 1981

Height: 196 cm

School/University: Waitara High School, Taranaki

Club: Auckland Huskies
Junior Association: Taranaki

Previous NBL Clubs – Wellington Saints (2002-03), Manawatu Jets (2006-07), Taranaki Mountain Airs (2004-05, 2008-17 and 2019), Auckland Huskies (2020)

Bailey Nowell played 16 consecutive seasons in the NBL between 2002-2017. Missed the 2018 season but returned to the Airs line-up in 2019 averaging 9 points and 5.7 rebounds per game – he played 13 seasons for the club making over 200 appearances.

Played 5 games for the Auckland Huskies in 2020.

He has won a number of 3x3 titles on the Quest Tour and also played for the NZ 3x3 national team.

Currently working as a teacher-aid and basketball coach at Waitara High School, the school he attended as a student.

Bailey Nowell will be playing his 300th game for the Airs in their first game of the 2021 season.