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Now displaying: February, 2018
Feb 26, 2018

Listen to interviews with the coach of the Australian Boomers Andrej Lemanis and players Mitch Creek and Angus Brandt discussing the recent FIBA World Cup Qualifiers and the team's victories over the Phillipines and Chinese Taipei.

 

All of this and a whole lot more....

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, Jason Cadee, Stephen Holt, Bryce Cotton, Chris Goulding

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

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

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

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, Trevor Gleeson, Lindsey Gaze

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

Feb 15, 2018

Lindsay Gaze sits down with Dan Boyce on the Aussie Hoopla podcast to share how the Australia Boomers program came about and shares his stories from a career that includes either playing or coaching the men’s national basketball team from it’s inception in 1960 to 1984.

In what will be a two-part episode, Lindsay shares the stories of how basketball began in Australia and look at how it developed into the medal contender that it is today.

Topics on the show include;

  • 1956 - Olympic Basketball reaches Melbourne (2:00)
  • What impact Bill Russell had when the USA Olympic Basketball team competed in the 1956 Olympics (8:30)
  • How basketball developed across Australia after the 1956 Olympics (10:30)
  • The Australian Boomers travel by ship to reach the 1960 Olympics in Rome (16:30)
  • Tokyo Olympics 1964 and how Lindsay brought the jump shot to Australia (21:30)
  • Australia fails to qualify for the 1968 Olympics (26:00)
  • How the shuffle offence came to Australia and its impact over the years (28:00)
  • Lindsay becomes coach of the Boomers and what the Australian basketball scene was like in the 1970's (37:00)
  • The basketball rivalry between Victoria and South Australia in the 70's (40:00)
  • Lindsay remembers being mere meters away from the Munich Massacre in 1972 and how it changed the Olympics (45:00)
  • Eddie Palubinskas scores 48 points in a game missing only one shot at the 1976 Olympics (47:30)
  • A national league launches and the NBL is born (55:30)

 

All of this and a whole lot more...

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, Rotnei Clark, AJ Ogilvy, Damian Martin, Daniel Kickert, Thomas Abercrombie, Jason Cadee, Stephen Holt, Bryce Cotton, Chris Goulding, Mitch McCarron, Cam Gliddon

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

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

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

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, Trevor Gleeson, Lindsey Gaze

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

Feb 6, 2018

On this episode, Cairns Taipans Mitch McCarron joined Dan Boyce on the Aussie Hoopla podcast to talk about being a part of the Boomers FIBA Qualifiers team, his development in his second NBL they discuss the path he travelled to reach the AIS, Metro State of Denver and the Cairns Taipans.

 

Topics on the show include;

  • The Boomers squad for the FIBA World Cup qualifiers has been named, we take a look at who made it and who was left out (2:00)
  • Mitch gives Dan his thoughts on where the Cairns Taipans have fallen short this season (10:30)
  • How has Aaron Fearne influenced Mitch McCarron's development into a Boomers level talent (16:00)
  • How Mitch goes about guarding stars like JP Tokoto and Demetrius Conger (19:00)
  • Does Aaron Fearne deserve the negative criticism he receives for being "too structured" as a coach (20:30)
  • Mitch talks about his time at the AIS and how getting let go by the program spurred him on to become the player he is today (24:00)
  • Memories of playing for Australia as a junior against NBA stars Tim Hardaway Jr, Jonas Valanciunas, Doug McDermott and Dario Saric (31:30)
  • What Mitch thought about the negative feedback on from fans to the "Non-NBA" Boomers squad (33:30)
  • The upcoming FIBA World Cup Asia qualifiers and Mitch's thoughts leading up the games (37:30)
  • Playing at the "NBL factory" that is Metro State of Denver University and why so many Aussie's go there (44:00)
  • What happened when Mitch nominated for the NBA Draft (46:00)
  • What it was like spending a year playing in Spain (49:30)
  • How Mitch was recruited by the Cairns Taipans (53:00)
  • Why is everyone sleeping on how good Mitch McCarron? (55:30)
  • What players/teams does Mitch enjoy playing against most (58:00) 

 

All of this and a whole lot more...

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, Rotnei Clark, AJ Ogilvy, Damian Martin, Daniel Kickert, Thomas Abercrombie, Jason Cadee, Stephen Holt, Bryce Cotton, Chris Goulding

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

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

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

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, Trevor Gleeson, Lindsey Gaze

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

Feb 4, 2018

Did Ben Simmons deserve to get an All-Star selection or not? How will Aron Baynes be affected by the Boston Celtics decision to sign Greg Monroe and Joe Ingles notches a career-high 21 points against the LA Clippers... we go through all the highlights of our Australians playing in the NBA for January 2018.

Each month Dan from Aussie Hoopla reviews all of the Aussie Ballers plying their trade in the NBA.

Tune in to get up to date with who has been playing well, stats breakdowns and any injury updates involving our Australian Boomers players abroad.

All of this and a whole lot more....

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, Jason Cadee, Stephen Holt, Bryce Cotton, Chris Goulding

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

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

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

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, Trevor Gleeson, Lindsey Gaze

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

Feb 1, 2018

On this episode, Cam Gliddon joined Dan Boyce on the Aussie Hoopla podcast to talk about his recent experiences with the Australian Boomers and what the Cairns Taipans are focused on now that they are playoffs seem to be out of reach.

 

Topics on the show include;

  • How are things within the Taipans camp now that the playoffs are out of reach (2:00)
  • What do guys in the Cairns Taipans do outside of basketball and who in the team is the best at vintage Nintendo Games (8:30)
  • Why Mitch McCarron and Cam Gliddon have been able to team up and lead the Taipans this season as young players (11:00)
  • Cam turns tour guide to give visitors to Cairns the hot tips on the best places to go sightseeing (12:30)
  • Growing up in Perth and how basketball has developed in the area over the past 20 years (14:00)
  • Memories of the Australian Institute of Sport and does the program still work today like it did a decade ago (16:00)
  • Stories of Patty Mills and Matthew Dellavedova back in the AIS days (20:30)
  • What Cam is focused on as he prepares for the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers (25:30)
  • Thoughts on playing college basketball after experiencing a year at Concordia University (30:00)
  • The positives and negatives of playing for a community-financed NBL team like Cairns (33:30)
  • With Cam having a big year, how does it sit with him thinking other NBL teams with bigger budgets might approach him next season and Cairns may not be able to re-sign him (39:00)
  • The power forward position in the NBL and how it's drastically different this season (40:30)
  • What teams and players does Cam like to face the most in the NBL (43:00)

 

All of this and a whole lot more....

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, Rotnei Clark, AJ Ogilvy, Damian Martin, Daniel Kickert, Thomas Abercrombie, Jason Cadee, Stephen Holt, Bryce Cotton, Chris Goulding

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

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

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

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, Trevor Gleeson, Lindsey Gaze

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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