Anthony Petrie was a late starter to the professional basketball ranks not signing his first NBL pro deal until the age of 24 but has since gone on to be one of the NBL’s premier forwards.
Having played for Australia in the 2002 Oceania Under 22 Championships, leading the Australian team in scoring, “Peach” ultimately made his NBL debut after signing with the West Sydney Razorbacks in the NBL in 2007 before heading firstly to Wollongong and then to the Gold Coast where he was named 2011 NBL Most Improved Player award. Following the demise of the Gold Coast he made the moved to the Adelaide 36ers and was an instrumental part in leading the team to the 2013/14 Grand Final series.
His first Australian Boomers call-up came in 2013 for the Sino-Australia Challenge against China. This led to selection in the Boomers team for the 2013 FIBA Oceania Championship.