New Zealand basketballer Corey Webster's dreams of playing in America's National Basketball Association have taken another step towards reality.
The 26-year-old announced he's signed his non-guaranteed contract with the New Orleans Pelicans and will be staying in America for at least another week and a half to take part in a three-day training camp where he hopes to gain a spot in the Pelicans roster.
The shooting guard's Australian NBL team the New Zealand Breakers are due to start their new season in two weeks.
Webster has been in the US since the start of the month after he was invited to take part in a three-day tryout with the Pelicans.
Some media jumped the gun somewhat, with New Zealand website Stuff seemingly implying Webster was now an NBA player.
Webster Tweeted right back however to put the story straight.