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Now displaying: August, 2019
Aug 25, 2019

Aussie Hoopla host Dan Boyce spent the week covering the Australian Boomers and Team USA in preparation for their two game series and post series where he was able to capture the reaction from both Boomers and USA players.

The episode also includes Dan's collection of laugh out loud responses that players and coaches had to many of the media's questions throughout the week... Gregg Popovich features prominently

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  • The impact of the Boomers Vs USA series across the country (2:00)
  • A recap on Game 1 and comments from USA's Kemba Walker and Gregg Popovich (9:00)
  • Boomers star Patty Mills and coach Andrej Lemanis give their thoughts on the teams loss in the first game of the series (15:00)
  • The Boomers defeat USA and hand them their first defeat in 13 years (21:00)
  • USA's Harrison Barnes and coach Gregg Popovich give Australia all the credit for their history making win (38:00)
  • Australia's head coach Andrej Lemanis and star Andrew Bogut give their thoughts on the Game 2 victory and where the Boomers go from here (41:00)
  • Team USA's players and coaches share stories from playing alongside Australian players like Aron Baynes, Matthew Dellavedova, Andrew Bogut and Luc Longley (51:00)
  • The impact of Gregg Popovich and the San Antonio Spurs on the development of Australia basketball over the past 20 years (57:00)
  • The improvement of Jock Landale and his NBA chances (1:00:00)
  • The funniest interview responses from the week (1:02:00)
  • Patty Mills and Andrew Bogut discuss the long term impact of what this win could mean for basketball's growth in Australia (1:08:00)

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;

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

Current NBL Stars - Kevin Lisch, AJ Ogilvy, Damian Martin, Daniel Kickert, Thomas Abercrombie, Jason Cadee, 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, Ken Cole

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

The NBL's Greatest Imports - Darryl McDonald, Ricky Grace, Derek Rucker, Leon Trimmingham, Scott Fisher, Lanard Copeland, Mike Mitchell, Darnell Mee, Isaac Burton, Shawn Redhage, Willie Farley, Al Green, Corey "Homicide" Williams, Andre Moore, Steve Woodberry, Mike Mitchell, Dusty Rychart

And the men who run things - Larry Kestelman, Paul Maley, 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

Aug 17, 2019

Cairns Taipans commentator, and veteran of 116 NBL games Matt Smith joins Aussie Hoopla host Dan Boyce breaking down exactly what happened in the Boomers 20 point loss to Canada and why it’s downright silly for Aussie Hoops fans to panic right now.

Yes, Australia’s star-studded team were stunned by a team of little known Canadians during their World Cup warm up game in Perth last night but notice the key word here… “warm-up”.

With hundreds of hoops tragic’s jumping on social media to share their disappointment at the Australian team and fire vitriol at Boomers head coach Andrej Lemanis, Matt and Dan talk us through what is really going on and ask us all to just settle down a little.

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  • Breaking down the Boomers 20 point loss to Canada in the first warm-up game for the 2019 World Cup (2:00)

  • Should the Australian Boomers be using these games against Canada as practice or taking them more seriously (11:00)

  • Does Boomers coach Andrej Lemanis deserve all the criticism he's getting on social media (16:00)

  • The differences between FIBA international basketball and other forms ie. NBA, NBL and G-League play (20:00)

  • What do the Boomers do differently after losing to Canada by 20 points (28:00)

  • Why are so many NBA players pulling out of playing in the FIBA World Cup (33:00)

  • Is it more important for Australia to win a medal in the World Cup or beat USA in Melbourne (37:00)

  • The negativity surrounding Ben Simmons in the Australian media right now (41:00)

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;

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

Current NBL Stars - Kevin Lisch, AJ Ogilvy, Damian Martin, Daniel Kickert, Thomas Abercrombie, Jason Cadee, 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, Ken Cole

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

The NBL's Greatest Imports - Darryl McDonald, Ricky Grace, Derek Rucker, Leon Trimmingham, Scott Fisher, Lanard Copeland, Mike Mitchell, Darnell Mee, Isaac Burton, Shawn Redhage, Willie Farley, Al Green, Corey "Homicide" Williams, Andre Moore, Steve Woodberry, Mike Mitchell, Dusty Rychart

And the men who run things - Larry Kestelman, Paul Maley, 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

Aug 7, 2019

Aussie Hoopla writers Jarrad Hurley and Marco Selorio join Dan Boyce on the podcast to talk about the Boomers 12 man roster for the FIBA World Cup, Mitch Creek's omission and if there is some Brisbane Bullets bias or not when it comes to who made the bench.

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Topics discussed on the podcast include;

  • 2:00 On coaching the Australian University Games squad to a bronze medal this month

  • 13:00 Missing out on the Sydney Kings coaching job and plans for 2019-20

  • 19:00 thoughts on building the Illawarra Hawks roster over the past year and what they can achieve this season

  • 23:00 LaMelo Ball and the NBL Next Star program, does it hurt the growth of Australian basketball players

  • 25:00 The NBL's new TV deal with SBS and ESPN and how it helps grow basketball

  • 32:00 Ben Simmons and his decision to pull of the Australian Boomers FIBA World Cup Team

  • 39:00 His favorite moments with the Illawarra Hawks

  • 45:00 The player he most enjoyed watching develop the most

  • 47:00 The funniest players during his time with the Hawks

  • 49:00 Which Illawarra Hawk will make the best NBL coach when he retires

  • 52:00 Favourite import recruiting stories

  • 58:00 What was the biggest learning he took away from his time with the Illawarra Hawks

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;

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

Current NBL Stars - Kevin Lisch, AJ Ogilvy, Damian Martin, Daniel Kickert, Thomas Abercrombie, Jason Cadee, 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, Ken Cole

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

The NBL's Greatest Imports - Darryl McDonald, Ricky Grace, Derek Rucker, Leon Trimmingham, Scott Fisher, Lanard Copeland, Mike Mitchell, Darnell Mee, Isaac Burton, Shawn Redhage, Willie Farley, Al Green, Corey "Homicide" Williams, Andre Moore, Steve Woodberry, Mike Mitchell, Dusty Rychart

And the men who run things - Larry Kestelman, Paul Maley, 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

Aug 1, 2019

Rob Beveridge joins the podcast after leading the Australian World University team to a bronze medal to talk about what's happening in Australian hoops right now.

With 27 years of basketball coaching experiance in both Australia and Asia "Bevo" shares his thoughts on the upcoming NBL season, Ben Simmons decision to not play in the 2019 FIBA World Cup and his exit from the Illawarra Hawks.

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Topics discussed on the podcast include;

  • 2:00 On coaching the Australian University Games squad to a bronze medal this month

  • 13:00 Missing out on the Sydney Kings coaching job and plans for 2019-20

  • 19:00 thoughts on building the Illawarra Hawks roster over the past year and what they can achieve this season

  • 23:00 LaMelo Ball and the NBL Next Star program, does it hurt the growth of Australian basketball players

  • 25:00 The NBL's new TV deal with SBS and ESPN and how it helps grow basketball

  • 32:00 Ben Simmons and his decision to pull of the Australian Boomers FIBA World Cup Team

  • 39:00 His favorite moments with the Illawarra Hawks

  • 45:00 The player he most enjoyed watching develop the most

  • 47:00 The funniest players during his time with the Hawks

  • 49:00 Which Illawarra Hawk will make the best NBL coach when he retires

  • 52:00 Favourite import recruiting stories

  • 58:00 What was the biggest learning he took away from his time with the Illawarra Hawks

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;

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

Current NBL Stars - Kevin Lisch, AJ Ogilvy, Damian Martin, Daniel Kickert, Thomas Abercrombie, Jason Cadee, 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, Ken Cole

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

The NBL's Greatest Imports - Darryl McDonald, Ricky Grace, Derek Rucker, Leon Trimmingham, Scott Fisher, Lanard Copeland, Mike Mitchell, Darnell Mee, Isaac Burton, Shawn Redhage, Willie Farley, Al Green, Corey "Homicide" Williams, Andre Moore, Steve Woodberry, Mike Mitchell, Dusty Rychart

And the men who run things - Larry Kestelman, Paul Maley, 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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