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Now displaying: August, 2017
Aug 24, 2017

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On this episode, we discuss Melbourne United’s with Journalist for The Age Roy Ward, and Melbourne United’s CEO Vince Crivelli.

Topics discussed with Roy Ward include;

  • Why did Casper Ware return to Melbourne United (02:00)
  • Does a starting line-up of Casper Ware, Chris Goulding, Casey Prather, David Andersen and Josh Boone guarantee a championship for Melbourne? (7:00)
  • Which players get lost in the shuffle with this star studded lineup (09:00)
  • Is removing coach Dean Demopolous more important to Melbourne’s success than any new signing? (16:30)
  • Is Josh Boone underrated? (19:00)
  • Thoughts on the Boomers success at the recent FIBA Asia Cup (21:30)
  • What positives can come out of the FIBA Asia Cup for Australian Basketball (26:00)

 

Topics discussed with Vince Crivelli include;

  • How did Vince Crivelli pull off the greatest NBL recruiting class ever (29:00)
  • The biggest learnings Melbourne United had last season (32:00)
  • What made Casper Ware want to resign with United (35:00)
  • Why are so many top players wanting to play with the Melbourne United? (37:00)
  • How is Melbourne United currently positioned for sponsorships and members (41:00)
  • How is Dean Vickerman fitting in with the club so far? (45:30)
  • What is Josh Boone capable of this season? (47:00)
  • What things are Chris Goulding, David Andersen and other United players saying about the team’s off season recruiting. (50:00)

 

Finally to get some fans perspective we discuss how Casey Prather’s move from Perth to Melbourne will affect both teams with die hard Melbourne basketball junkie Kyle Abbott and member of Perth’s Red Army James O’Donohue.

Topics discussed include;

  • Perth Wildcats fans reaction to losing Casey Prather (54:30)
  • Will Perth Wildcat’s core to be enough to outlast the Melbourne United (107:00)
  • Matthew Knight’s last NBL season, how does that re-shape the Wildcats (113:00)
  • Fans thoughts on what they say at the FIBA Asia Cup (115:00)

Listen to our previous interviews with the biggest stars in Australian Basketball, head to Aussiehoopla.com. Check out previous podcasts featuring;

Current NBL Stars - Kevin Lisch, AJ Ogilvy, Damian Martin, Daniel Kickert, Thomas Abercrombie, Torrey Craig, Jason Cadee, Julian Khazzouh

NBA Stars Past & Present - Matthew Dellavedova, Stephen Jackson, Randy Livingston, Acie Earl, Josh Childress, Reggie Smith, Todd Lichti

Aussie Basketballers Abroad - Ryan Broekhoff, Brock Motum, Jack White, Ben Madgen, Cling Stiendl, Ater Majok, Rhys Carter, Daryl Corletto

Australian Boomers Legends - Andrew Gaze, Shane Heal, Mark Bradtke, Andrew Vlahov, CJ Bruton, Chris Anstey, Brett Maher, John Rillie, Tony Ronaldson

The NBL's Greatest Imports - Darryl McDonald, Ricky Grace, Derek Rucker, Leon Trimmingham, Scott Fisher, Lanard Copeland, Mike Mitchell, Terry Dozier, Isaac Burton, Shawn Redhage, Willie Farley, Al Green, Corey "Homicide" Williams

Our Finest Coaching Minds - Brian Goorjian, Joey Wright, Adrian Hurley, Aaron Fearne, Rob Beveridge, Phil Smyth, Ian Stacker, Shawn Dennis, Dean Vickerman

And the men who run things - Larry Kestelman, Vince Crivelli, Jeremy Loeliger, Chuck Harmison, Jeff Van Groningen

All that and much more. Follow @AussieHoopla on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and email at info@aussiehoopla.com

 

Aug 17, 2017

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Dan gives his thoughts on what's happening in Aussie Hoops today.

  • The NBL Blitz is coming to Traralgon, Gippsland (02:00)
  • NBLxNBA - Melbourne United, Sydney Kings and Brisbane Bullets will play against the Oklahoma Thunder, Utah Jazz and Phoenix Suns in October. A look at why this is good for the NBL (9:30)
  • Why didn't Australia notice Mangok Mathiang signed an NBA deal with the Charlotte Hornets? (14:30)
  • Breaking down what the Australian Boomers squad will look like at the 2020 Olympics (17:00)

Sydney Kings Managing Director Jeff Van Groningen then joins the show and provides valuable insight into the following;

  • Jeff breaks down what he likes about the Sydney Kings pre-season so far (24:00)
  • What Jeff has been noticing while watching the FIBA Asian Cup (27:00)
  • What is the process Jeff follows when recruiting players for the Sydney Kings (30:00)
  • Are the Sydney Kings owners AEG Ogden happy with the Sydney Kings success last season? (40:00)
  • What players the Sydney Kings are looking at for their final rosters spots currently (41:00)
  • Should NBL fans be worried about teams over-spending and the league falling upon hard times again? (47:00)
  • Remembering the 2007 championship winning Brisbane Bullets and what made them one of the greatest NBL team's in history (54:30)
  • How the NBLxNBA opportunity came up and the Sydney Kings role in making it happen
  • The Sydney Kings decision to run with two imports instead of three this season (1:15:30)

Listen to our previous interviews with the biggest stars in Australian Basketball, head to Aussiehoopla.com. Check out previous podcasts featuring;

Current NBL Stars - Kevin Lisch, AJ Ogilvy, Damian Martin, Daniel Kickert, Thomas Abercrombie, Torrey Craig, Jason Cadee, Julian Khazzouh

NBA Stars Past & Present - Matthew Dellavedova, Stephen Jackson, Randy Livingston, Acie Earl, Josh Childress, Reggie Smith, Todd Lichti

Aussie Basketballers Abroad - Ryan Broekhoff, Brock Motum, Jack White, Ben Madgen, Cling Stiendl, Ater Majok, Rhys Carter, Daryl Corletto

Australian Boomers Legends - Andrew Gaze, Shane Heal, Mark Bradtke, Andrew Vlahov, CJ Bruton, Chris Anstey, Brett Maher, John Rillie, Tony Ronaldson

The NBL's Greatest Imports - Darryl McDonald, Ricky Grace, Derek Rucker, Leon Trimmingham, Scott Fisher, Lanard Copeland, Mike Mitchell, Terry Dozier, Isaac Burton, Shawn Redhage, Willie Farley, Al Green, Corey "Homicide" Williams

Our Finest Coaching Minds - Brian Goorjian, Joey Wright, Adrian Hurley, Aaron Fearne, Rob Beveridge, Phil Smyth, Ian Stacker, Shawn Dennis, Dean Vickerman

And the men who run things - Larry Kestelman, Vince Crivelli, Jeremy Loeliger, Chuck Harmison, Jeff Van Groningen

All that and much more. Follow @AussieHoopla on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and email at info@aussiehoopla.com

 

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