This week’s NBL action has resulted in two remarkable, and in many ways controversial finishes. In Melbourne, as the undefeated United hosted the New Zealand Breakers, it all went down to the wire. The final minute saw the usual conga line of fouls and resulting free throws. And then “the call” happened. I’m not going […]
http://gty.im/493542936 In our first #3MinuteDrill, let’s assess where the Sydney Kings are at so far, in our third round of the NBL season. The return of Julian Khazzouh has been a triumphant one. In the first four games of the season, the big man has come on strong averaging 17.8ppg, 8.5rpg, 1.8bpg and 1.3spg. The […]
We are all time-poor these days. And we all have short attention spans. This lack of attention and spare time tends to lead to us all skimming articles on the internet, not taking them in properly. You’re probably doing it right now. This same time-poorness means that I don’t write nearly as much as I […]
Oh what an off-season it has been for fans of basketball in Australia. After coming off the high of an Aussie-infused NBA Finals series featuring major story-lines around our own Matthew Dellavedova and Andrew Bogut, we were then treated to the #homecoming of our NBA and European stars in the Oceania qualifying series for the 2016 […]
It has been an eventful year for Australian basketball. The nation enjoyed an all-time high number of athletes in the NBA — seven. Dante Exum and Cam Bairstow joined a short tradition of countrymen before them to be selected in the NBA Draft. Joe Ingles received a deserved call-up from Europe to join Exum in Utah, bumping […]
Here is your bit of fun for today: The class of NBA rookies got together at this media opportunity to imitate some of the stars of the game. That Dirk Nowitzki fadeaway!