The Southland Sharks’ American duo admit they probably resembled a couple of caged lions when they stepped off the plane in Invercargill on Monday.
Imports Josh Cunningham and Courtney Belger had spent 14 days in managed isolation in Auckland after arriving from the United States.
For anybody, that experience can be difficult. But for Cunningham and Belger it was a tougher test than most.
Their lives have revolved around shooting hoops and staying active.
Read more of Logan Savory's article on Stuff and in The Southland Times
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