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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;
New Zealand Breakers
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 firstname.lastname@example.org