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Now displaying: June, 2018
Jun 24, 2018

2x NBL Defensive Player of the Year and 2x NBL champion with the South East Melbourne Magic Darren Lucas joins the podcast to talk about his career, the glory days of the NBL and the unforgotten Tigers V Magic rivalry that drew 45,000 people over three games in 1996.

Topics discussed on the podcast include;

  • We catch up with Darren and learn about what he's doing with life after basketball (2:00)

  • Spending time at the AIS with Luc Longley, Mark Dalton, Shane Froling (5:00)

  • Thoughts on how the league has changed since Darren's retirement in 1996 and what Larry Kestelman has brought to the sport (9:00)

  • Thoughts on NBL expansion, AFL teams entering the NBL and the South East Melbourne Magic's possible return to the NBL (11:00)

  • Brian Goorjian training sessions, how tough were they? (17:30)

  • Darren remembers his best NBL game (23:00)

  • One Magic Season, remembering the Magic's 1992 championship season (25:00)

  • The Tigers V Magic Rivalry (28:00)

  • What was the moment that he decided to focus more on defence than scoring (32:00)

  • Was the second title twice as nice?

  • Remembering the Magic's 1996 championship season (35:30)How does one stop Andrew Gaze in his prime? (38:30)

  • Which import was the toughest to guard in the 1990's (41:00)

  • Reflection on what was the toughest moment of his basketball career (48:00)

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

 

Jun 4, 2018

Aussie Hoopla host Dan Boyce sits down with Andrew Price, Analytics nerd for the New Zealand Breakers and Australian Boomers to look at how analytics and advanced statistics are impacting the NBL today.

Topics include; 

  • How are the NBL using analytics today and are they in the dark ages compared to the NBA? (2:00)
  • What types of questions are NBL coaches asking for data on? (10:30)
  • How does someone become a basketball analytics advisor for an NBL team? (11:30)
  • How are NBL teams using statistical data to make off-season recruitment decisions (15:00)
  • How many NBL teams are analytically driven and how many are not (20:30)
  • Are NBL coaches embracing analytics or are they like Charles Barkley and believe advanced stats are rubbish (23:00)
  • What changes are former NBA players Matt Welsh and Shawn Marion, the new ownership of the New Zealand Breakers, making within the club this off-season (24:30)
  • How are teams wearing "wearable technologies" to gain player data information (27:30)
  • What are the most important statistics to look at from a box score (29:00)
  • How are basketball statistics helping NBL coaches win games (32:00)
  • What is something basketball isn't tracking with analytics that we should be (36:30)
  • Who is the best statistical player in the NBL today (40:00)
  • Will the arrival of Andrew Bogut and realistically the big man to the NBL change analytics anyway this season (42:00)

 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, 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

Jun 3, 2018

We review every Aussie who played in the NBA this season, what was their best game, how they've improved from last year, review their current NBA contracts and discuss where they could end up during the off-season.

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

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