John Rillie, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


John Rillie

Australian basketball player

Date of Birth: 04-Nov-1971

Place of Birth: Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

Profession: basketball player, basketball coach

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

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About John Rillie

  • John Peter Rillie (born 4 November 1971) is an Australian basketball player and coach.
  • Rillie previously captained the Townsville Crocodiles in the NBL but his contracted was not renewed.
  • In his first season in the NBL, Rillie won Rookie of the Year honours playing for the Brisbane Bullets.
  • He is known for his long range shooting.
  • He has also played for Gonzaga University in the United States and with AEK Athens BC in Greece. Prior to the 2006/07 NBL season, Rillie has played 368 NBL games and holds career averages of 16.6 points, 3.8 assists and 6.2 rebounds a game. John Rillie has now become an avid basketball blogger with his blog "Jr, On Fire" and he also hosts a weekly NBL podcast called "The OT".
  • On 18 February 2009, Rillie hit ten three-pointers in the Crocs' 103-96 win over the Perth Wildcats in Perth in their elimination quarter-final.
  • Rillie ended up with 34 points and three rebounds.
  • He also holds the record for the points scored by an Australian, with 45 points.Rillie was an assistant coach at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho, from 2011 to 2017.On 16 May 2017, it was announced that Rillie was hired as an assistant coach for the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos men's basketball team.

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