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Jun 26, 2020

Adonis Jordan joins the Aussie Hoopla podcast to talk about his basketball career which includes reaching two NCAA Final Fours with Kansas University, two NBA stints with the Denver Nuggets and Milwaukee Bucks as well as 76 NBL games played with the South East Melbourne Magic, Townsville Crocodiles and the Victoria Giants.

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

  • Growing up in New York... with the name "Adonis"(2:00)
    Adonis Jordan's connections to Mary J Bligh, Aerosmith and Greek Gods (8:30)
  • Memories of high school basketball in New York, LA, Cleveland (10:30)
  • Playing college ball with Kansas University (13:00)
  • Losing the NCAA championship in 1991 to Duke University (17:00)
  • Mental preparation and how it helped Adonis face NBA stars like Jason Kidd (22:30)
  • Playing for coach Roy Williams and the stories about Michael Jordan he shared with Adonis (26:00)
  • His strategy with coaching young players today (31:30)
  • Being drafted in the 1993 NBA draft by Seattle and his first year in the NBA (35:00)
  • A stint with the Milwaukee Bucks in 1999 (42:00)
    Playing with the Denver Nuggets in 1993 with Dikembe Mutumbo, Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf as well as NBL legends Darnell Mee and Kevin Brooks (47:00)
  • Being cast in the 1994 film Blue Chips and starring alongside Shaquille O'Neal and Anfernee Hardaway (55:00)
  • Arriving in Australia, debut in the NBL with the South East Melbourne Magic in 1994 (58:00)
  • The rivalry between Adonis Jordan and Darryl MacDonald during 1994-95 (103:00)
  • Playing for Brian Goorjian could we see Adonis join the Hawks as an assistant coach (108:00)
  • A return to the NBL in 2003, playing for Townsville and Victoria (109:00)
  • The biggest obstacles Adonis had to face during his career and the highlights of his career (113:00)

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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, Anthony Drmic

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, Will Weaver

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

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

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.

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