He doesn't do a lot of interviews but Luc Longley joins this episode of Aussie Hoopla in an interview where we decided to only talk about things that he's never spoken about before ie. his time with the Boomers, The Triangle Offence and thoughts on raising kids to be like Michael Jordan.
2:00 Luc points out how proud he is of his Boomers achievements, something which many often overlook.
6:30 Luc responds the "flack" he received from deciding to not play for Australia in 1996
8:00 Memories on making the Boomers 1988 Olympic team
10:00 When did Luc realise he was good enough to make the NBA?
13:30 Michael Jordan, his attitude on winning and if Luc recommends instilling a similar mindset in young basketballers.
24:30 What happened to the basketball big man?
29:00 Why doesn't the triangle offence work in today's NBA?
34:00 What questions does Luc hate being asked by media?
35:00 What does Luc wish he did more of during his NBA career.
43:00 How does Luc view his Boomers legacy.
45:00 Why Luc never played in the NBL.
All of this and a whole lot more...
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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
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