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Now displaying: May, 2018
May 27, 2018

Cairns Taipans star Alex Loughton joins the show to discuss this seasons squad and what to expect with new coach Mike Kelly.

Topics discussed on the podcast include;

  •  The Sydney Kings sign former NBA player David Wear (2:00)
  • A quick look at recent NBL signings (5:00)
  • Alex Loughton joins the show to talk about the NBL's All-Australian team's upcoming tour of China (10:00)
  • What type of imports are Cairns likely to sign for this season (18:00)
  • His take on losing coach Aaron Fearne and how new coach Mike Kelly is settling into the squad (23:30)
  • A look at current trends in how teams are recruiting players (27:30)
  • Is "Loughzy" ready for life after basketball? (34:00)
  • Fun Times at the AIS and how his basketball career started (37:00)
  • Playing for Old Dominion University (44:00)
  • Graduating College, The NBA and his decision to play in Spain as a rookie (48:00)
  • His decision to move to Cairns in 2010 (53:00)
  • How has Cairns basketball grown since 2010 (55:00)
  • Goals for 2018/19 (101:00)

All of this and a whole lot more...

Listen to the full interview below or download on iTunes.

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

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

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

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

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

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, Andre Moore

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

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

 

May 6, 2018

After speaking to Adelaide coach Joey Wright on our last episode about his plans for the 36ers this season which include young rookies Jack McVeigh and Harry Froling we decided to get them both on the show.

We talk to both about their goals for their rookie season, memories from playing college basketball and what they can bring to the 36ers in 2018-19.

We also talk about the wheelings and dealings of the NBL off-season so far and what a likely NBL Free to Air TV deal looks like this year. 

Other topics discussed on the podcast include;

  • NBL Free Agent Whispers (2:00)
  • What will an NBL Free To Air TV Deals look like next season (5:00)

Jack McVeigh joins the show

  • Jack McVeigh talks about hosting his own podcast (11:30)
  • Why he choose the NBL over his senior year at Nebraska (13:00)
  • Why the Adelaide 36ers were the best NBL fit for him (14:30 )
  • Highlights from playing at the University of Nebraska (15:30)
  • The story behind the Nebraska University Bench Mob (20:30)

Click here to see the "Bench Mob" in action

  • What Jack needs to work on this NBL season (22:00)
  • Jack's thoughts on college vs the NBL and how to know what's best for young basketballer's (28:30)

Harry Froling joins the show

  • How NBA stars Andrew Bogut and Thon Maker have helped guide Harry on his basketball journey (32:00)
  • His relationship with coach Joey Wright (35:00)
  • What it was like growing up in the Froling family where his Mum and Dad both played basketball in the WNBL/NBL and his brothers and sisters all played college basketball (37:00)
  • Harry talks about how former NBA coach Larry Brown let him down in college and how that changed his college experience (39:30)
  • Harry recalls his biggest games while playing in college (43:30)
  • Harry's goals to make the NBA (45:00)
  • Why Harry thinks he'll be able to help the 36ers win this season (48:00)
  • Learnings from playing as a development player for the Townsville Crocodiles (50:00)

All of this and a whole lot more...

Listen to the full interview below or download on iTunes.

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

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

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

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

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

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, Andre Moore

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

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

May 4, 2018

NBL Championship winning coach and three-time coach of the year Joey Wright joins the Aussie Hoopla podcast to talk about his plans to improve the Adelaide 36ers' roster for this season,

Despite losing star player Josh Childress in Game 2 of the NBL Finals, the Sixers still pushed eventual champions Melbourne to a decisive Game 5 and now the team hope to go one step further in 2018-19.

The 36ers roster last season featured a core group of impressive home gown talent which Joey has developed over the past three seasons which is now in jeopardy of being dismantled through NBA opportunities and free agency. 

Joey goes into detail what his plans are for the 36ers' roster in 2018-19 and his vision for the team's playing style as well as touches on some of the more important issues facing the NBL today. 

Topics discussed on the podcast include;

  • NBL Free Agent Whispers (2:00)
  • 5:00 NBL Free To Air TV Deals... what are the most likely for next season.
    11:30 Jack McVeigh talks about why he started his own podcast
    13:00 Why Jack decided to leave Nebraska while still eligible to play at the University of Nebraska
    14:30 Why he chose to play for the Adelaide 36ers
    15:30 Jack's experiance playing for the University of Nebraska
    20:30 The Nebraska University Bench Mob
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IuvyHDVg5Y
    22:00 what does Jack need to focus on developing prior to the NBL season
    28:30 Jack's thoughts on college Vs NBL and how to know what's best for you
    32:00 Harry shares how NBA stars Andrew Bogut and Thon Maker have helped guide him on his basketball journey so far.
    35:00 Harry's relationship with coach Joey Wright
    37:00 Harry discusses what it was like growing up in the Froling family with his Mum and Dad both playing basketball in the WNBL and NBL and his brothers and sisters all having played college basketball
    39:30 Harry talks about how former NBA coach Larry Brown let him down in college and how that changed his college experiance
    43:30 Harry recalls his biggest games while playing in college.
    45:00 Harry's goals to make the NBA
    48:00 How Harry thinks he'll be able to help the 36ers win
    50:00 What Harry learned during his time playing as a development player for the Townsville Crocodiles

All of this and a whole lot more...

Listen to the full interview below or download on iTunes.

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

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

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

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

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

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, Andre Moore

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

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

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