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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

Dec 23, 2017

On this episode, Dan sits down with Illawarra Hawks star Oscar Forman on the eve of his 500th NBL game.

Dan briefly reviews Oscar's career before sitting down with Oscar and discussing the following areas of his career.

  • Looking at the 500 club and the company Oscar is joining this week (2:00)
  • Oscars journey and how he reached the Illawarra Hawks (3:00)
  • How the NBL has changed during his 17 seasons in the league (11:00)
  • How Oscar bounced back from being told he would never play in the NBL by his AIS coach (14:30)
  • As many funny stories about Paul Rees as Oscar can think of (20:30)
  • His experiences playing for the Breakers and how that solidified his belief in being a professional basketball player (22:00)
  • Are stretch fours lasting longer in the NBL than other positions? (25:00)
  • Which players does Oscar enjoy going head to head with the most (30:00)

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

Dec 3, 2017

On this episode, Dan sits down with Australian Boomers legend Chris Anstey to talk about spending time with the Dallas Mavericks and Chicago Bulls in the NBA and the challenges he faced playing in the Euroleague.  

Topics on the show include;

  • Dan talks to Chris about his current junior coaching roles and lessons learned coaching his own kids (2:00)
  • Memories of being a scrawny kid at the Melbourne Tigers in his NBL debut (7:00)
  • Why did Chris decide to move from the Melbourne Tigers to the South East Melbourne Magic (9:00)
  • When did Chris realise the NBA was a realistic goal for him? (12:00)
  • What was Chris doing when they called his name in the 1997 NBA draft (14:30)
  • How did the Dallas Mavericks locker room differ from NBL locker rooms (19:00)
  • Are Aussies generally "too nice" to become NBA stars (23:00)
  • Memories of playing with Steve Nash and Dirk Nowitzki (29:00)
  • What Chris Anstey though of the ESPN documentary on AC Green "The Iron Virgin" (34:00)
  • What Michael Jordan stories does Chris have from his time playing with the Chicago Bulls (36:00)
  • Playing in Russia and the hardest things about playing overseas (43:00)
  • Why Chris Anstey chose to play for the Melbourne Tigers when he returned to the NBL (50:00)
  • What it was like playing against Shaquille O'Neal, Charles Barkley, Patrick Ewing and Kevin Garnett

 

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

Oct 8, 2017

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Former Wollongong Hawks and Cairns Taipans back up big man Matt Smith (who also has 150 games of NBL experience) preview each NBL team to kick off the 2017-18 NBL season.

Matt's NBL career lasted a decade (1999-2009) and he gives insight into what happened to the NBL big man, playing for community basketball programs and getting his butt kicked by centres like Mark Bradtke, Chris Anstey and Nathan Jawai his entire career.

 

Topics on the show include;

  • What to expect in the NBL's 40th season (2:30)
  • ABC will broadcast NBL games this season and what the TV broadcast looks like in 2017-18 (11:30)

Adelaide 36ers

  • How will Adelaide fare without Jerome Randle (23:00)
  • Will we see breakout stars Nathan Sobey and Matt Hodgson struggle after a season of being scouted properly?(25:00)
  • Do the 36ers have the highest potential for growth (27:30)

Brisbane Bullets

  • Are people sleeping on the Bullets? (29:00)
  • Andrej Lemanis's Flow offence and it's mark on Australian basketball (32:00)
  • At age 34, Is Daniel Kickert prepared to have his best season (36:00)

Cairns Taipans

  • Can Aaron Fearne's system overachieve once again this season (39:00)
  • Why does Aaron Fearne recruit the same player types every year? (45:00)

Illawarra Hawks

  • AJ Ogilvy and what impact he will have this season (48:00)
  • Rotnei Clarke the leagues best bench player? or does he start this season? (52:00)

Melbourne United

  • Will a great off-season recruiting effort to translate into an NBL championship (54:00)
  • With all that talent, what players will find themselves taking a back seat in Melbourne (57:00)
  • Does Melbourne's lack of back up guards create an Achilles heel for United (100:30)

New Zealand Breakers

  • Are new the Breakers an ageing squad or a developing young team? (105:30)
  • Edgar Sosa and the Breakers point guard spot, how important is it to Breakers success (108:30)

Perth Wildcats 

  • JP Tokoto, not only the most fun name to say in the NBL but perhaps an upgrade on Casey Prather (110:30)
  • Do Brisbane or Perth have the leagues best guard rotation (112:00)

Sydney Kings

  • Why have Sydney recruited the way they have (1:14:00)
  • Isaac Humphries, is he ready to the be Sydney Kings primary big man (1:19:30)
  • Have Sydney made the wrong decision by singing an import point guard (1:22:30)

 

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, AJ Ogilvy, Damian Martin, Daniel Kickert, Thomas Abercrombie, Torrey Craig, Jason Cadee, Ronald Roberts, Stephen Holt

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

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

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

Apr 23, 2017

Support Aussie Hoopla by visiting our ebay store http://www.aussiehoopla.com/aussie-hoopla-store all proceeds go to helping promote Aussie Hoops.

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, Torrey Craig, Jason Cadee, Julian Khazzouh

NBA Stars Past & Present - Matthew Dellavedova, Stephen Jackson, Randy Livingstone, Acie Earl, Josh Childress

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

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

The NBL's Greatest Imports - Darryl McDonald, Ricky Grace, Derek Rucker, Leon Trimmingham, Scott Fisher, Lanard Copeland, Mike Mitchell, Todd Lichti, Terry Dozier, Isaac Burton, Shawn Redhage, Willie Farley, Reggie Smith, Corey "Homicide" Williams

Our Finest Coaching Minds - Brian Goorjian, Joey Wright, Adrian Hurley, Aaron Fearne, Rob Beveridge, Phil Smyth, Ian Stacker, Shawn Dennis

And the men who run things - Larry Kestelman, Vince Crivelli, Jeremy Loeliger, Chuck Harmison

All that and much more. Follow @AussieHoopla on Twitter and Instagram

Aussie Hoopla on Facebook and email at info@aussiehoopla.com

We are always looking for new writers to add to the AussieHoopla.com staff, email us if you want to join the team :) 

Apr 1, 2017

Support Aussie Hoopla by visiting our ebay store http://www.aussiehoopla.com/aussie-hoopla-store all proceeds go to helping promote Aussie Hoops.

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, Torrey Craig, Jason Cadee, Julian Khazzouh

NBA Stars Past & Present - Matthew Dellavedova, Stephen Jackson, Randy Livingstone, Acie Earl, Josh Childress

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

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

The NBL's Greatest Imports - Darryl McDonald, Ricky Grace, Derek Rucker, Leon Trimmingham, Scott Fisher, Lanard Copeland, Mike Mitchell, Todd Lichti, Terry Dozier, Isaac Burton, Shawn Redhage, Willie Farley, Reggie Smith, Corey "Homicide" Williams

Our Finest Coaching Minds - Brian Goorjian, Joey Wright, Adrian Hurley, Aaron Fearne, Rob Beveridge, Phil Smyth, Ian Stacker, Shawn Dennis

And the men who run things - Larry Kestelman, Vince Crivelli, Jeremy Loeliger, Chuck Harmison

All that and much more. Follow @AussieHoopla on Twitter and Instagram

Aussie Hoopla on Facebook and email at info@aussiehoopla.com

We are always looking for new writers to add to the AussieHoopla.com staff, email us if you want to join the team :) 

Mar 5, 2017

Support Aussie Hoopla by visiting our ebay store http://www.aussiehoopla.com/aussie-hoopla-store/

All proceeds go to helping promote Aussie Hoops.

Listen to our previous interviews with the biggest stars in Australian Basketball, head to Aussiehoopla.com

Check out previous podcasts featuring Andrew Gaze, Matthew Dellavedova, Shane Heal, Mark Bradtke, Ricky Grace, CJ Bruton, Stephen Jackson, Chris Anstey, Brett Maher, Phil Smyth, Darryl McDonald, Brian Goorjian, Ryan Broekhoff, Scott Fisher, Lanard Copeland and many more.

@AussieHoopla on Twitter and Instagram

Aussie Hoopla on Facebook and email at info@aussiehoopla.com

We are always looking for new writers to add to the AussieHoopla.com staff, email us if you want to join the team :) 

Nov 19, 2016

Support Aussie Hoopla by visiting our ebay store http://www.aussiehoopla.com/aussie-hoopla-store/

All proceeds go to helping promote Aussie Hoops.

Listen to our previous interviews with the biggest stars in Australian Basketball, head to Aussiehoopla.com

Check out previous podcasts featuring Andrew Gaze, Matthew Dellavedova, Shane Heal, Mark Bradtke, Ricky Grace, CJ Bruton, Stephen Jackson, Chris Anstey, Brett Maher, Phil Smyth, Darryl McDonald, Brian Goorjian, Ryan Broekhoff, Scott Fisher, Lanard Copeland and many more.

@AussieHoopla on Twitter and Instagram

Aussie Hoopla on Facebook and email at info@aussiehoopla.com

We are always looking for new writers to add to the AussieHoopla.com staff, email us if you want to join the team :) 

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