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Tall Blacks star Corey Webster forced to return home from China by coronavirus outbreak

Tall Blacks star Corey Webster has been forced to return to New Zealand from China by the coronavirus outbreak.

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Reports suggest the Breakers are looking into the prospect of incorporating him back into their side as they try to make the NBL playoffs. Source: Breakfast

Webster tweeted he was on his way home yesterday after the Chinese Basketball Association, where the Tall Black was playing with the Zhejiang Lions, was shut down because of health fears.

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Webster said no one in their right mind would turn down the chance he's been given. Source: 1 NEWS

The Breakers are looking into the possibility of playing him in their final two NBL regular season games as they push for a playoff spot, according to reports.