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Kendal 'Tiny' Pinder was born in the Bahamas  Found fame as a basketballer in the NBL in the 1990s  Has been jailed multiple times for sexual offences 

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Former Perth Wildcats basketball star and convicted rapist Kendal 'Tiny' Pinder avoided being deported due to an astonishing decision by the Australian government despite a deplorable record of sexually assaulting women and girls.

Born in the Bahamas, the 67-year-old NBL championship winner's time with the club came to an end when he was found guilty of attempting to rape a 17-year-old schoolgirl in 1992.

That's just one in Pinder's long list of shocking attacks on women, with his convictions dating back to 1976, including prior guilty verdicts in Miami, Florida, and Perth, with offences in Australia spanning from 1988 to as recently as 2021.

Pinder (pictured during a Perth Wildcats game in the early 1990s) has been jailed multiple times in Australia due to his long list of attacks on women and girls

Pinder (pictured during a Perth Wildcats game in the early 1990s) has been jailed multiple times in Australia due to his long list of attacks on women and girls

The Bahamas-born basketballer (pictured) used his sporting fame to lure his victims

The Bahamas-born basketballer (pictured) used his sporting fame to lure his victims

He was given Australian citizenship in 1986, a year before he joined the Perth club. That was finally revoked in 2007, after he'd spent time in jail for his sickening offences.

Pinder now has an ex-citizen visa that means he can

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