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Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: #NBL15 Round 7

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: #NBL15 Round 7

Tommy Greer, Brett Thomas and special guest Damon Lowery break down all the action from Round 7 of the 2014/15 NBL season. The boys also chat to New Zealand star Corey Webster about the league-leading Breakers, playing for his country at the FIBA World Cup and which NBA player shares his scoring mentality. All that plus Studs & Duds, Things Cheerleaders Say, #DearGandT, The Truth… Read more →

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Nearly four weeks into the NBA season and a sprinkle of questions remain unanswered. I can’t believe I once doubted if the season would be fun following injuries to Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook. If anything, those injuries have only added further intrigue and unpredictability to the season’s early goings as we try to decipher what to believe in. So,… Read more →

Music of the Traffic – Week 5

Music of the Traffic – Week 5

Wednesday marked the 10 year anniversary of the Malice at the Palace. Not something to be celebrated, that night saw several career paths altered, one franchise setback for years, and some horrific images engrained in our minds. It serves as a reminder of how the league has since changed for the better. There are strict rules in place around player… Read more →

Are the Memphis Grizzlies Contending or Pretending?

Are the Memphis Grizzlies Contending or Pretending?

An early-season look at the success of the Memphis Grizzlies. I’m calling the bluff of those who say they knew the ageing Memphis Grizzlies were going to be this good! The Grizzlies are now 10–2 including wins over Western Conference playoff contenders New Orleans, Phoenix and Sacramento as well as an emphatic win over the Houston Rockets. In fact reputable… Read more →

Q&A: Aaron Fearne on the Taipans, 'The Disease of Me' and the Keys to Championship Success

Q&A: Aaron Fearne on the Taipans, ‘The Disease of Me’ and the Keys to Championship Success

Cairns Taipans Head Coach Aaron Fearne has one of the strangest accents you’re ever likely to hear.  It’s got a bit of everything in it; Australian, Kiwi, American, Canadian….  That’s what you get when you’re born in Sydney to an Aussie father and Kiwi mother, grow up in New Zealand, play college ball in The States and then return Down… Read more →

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: #NBL15 Round 6

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: #NBL15 Round 6

Tommy Greer and Liam Santamaria break down all the action from Round 6 of the 2014/15 NBL season. The boys also chat to Perth star Jermaine Beal about the Wildcats’ strong start to the season, his own outstanding form and who he sees as the primary challengers for this year’s title. All that plus BT in the Box, Studs & Duds, Things Cheerleaders Say, #DearGandT,… Read more →

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: Matthew Dellavedova

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: Matthew Dellavedova

Tommy Greer and Liam Santamaria chat to Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Matthew Dellavedova about his recovery from injury, teammate LeBron James and the developing chemistry within the Cavaliers locker-room. The boys also chat about the recent clutch play of Aussie Joe Ingles, Tim Duncan’s recent milestone and Brett Brown’s momentary foray into Aussie Rules Football. All that plus Studs & Duds,… Read more →

The Rise of Jimmy Buckets

The Rise of Jimmy Buckets

Chicago Bulls swingman Jimmy Butler has spent his entire life bouncing back from adversity and overcoming the odds. Through the turbulent home-life he survived as a child and the years he spent homeless as a teen – not to mention the countless non-believers that have followed his every move on the basketball court – Butler has developed an inner-strength of… Read more →

Music of the Traffic – Week 4

Music of the Traffic – Week 4

When a skinny kid from Wurzburg Germany first graced an NBA court back in 1998, many thought Don Nelson had made a mistake. He looked awkward, gangly and struggled to match up with bigger bodies. The one thing he did possess though was a killer high-arching jump shot that he seemingly got off whenever he wanted. He also had a… Read more →

NBA All-Time Bracket: The Finals

NBA All-Time Bracket: The Finals

If you could select any player from any era to construct a starting five for each NBA franchise, which team would win it all? Downtown’s Tommy Greer, Liam Santamaria and Roy Ward snake-drafted 16 NBA franchises, divided them into two brackets (East and West) and randomly assigned their Conference seedings.   Five starters were chosen along with one extra (either a Coach or a 6th Man). Over the… Read more →

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