Basketball player Darren Ng, and his wife Tam, recently welcomed a son named Orlando.
Darren plays for the Adelaide 36ers in the NBL, and started his professional career with them in 2003. In 2008 he signed with the Singapore Slingers, and after the team folded, he returned to the 36ers in 2009. In a recent poll of NBL players, Darren was rated as the best shooter in the National Basketball League.
Darren is the oldest child of a practising Adelaide GP, and both his younger brothers have completed medical school. Darren decided to also pursue a career in medicine, and managed to juggle basketball with his studies. He graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), and works as a resident doctor at the emergency department of the Royal Adelaide Hospital. Last year, Dr Ng admitted himself to the same hospital as a patient, and was diagnosed with pneumonia, later making a full recovery.