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Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: #NBL15 Round 2

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: #NBL15 Round 2

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Episode 57, #NBL15 Round 2, is now available for download on iTunes. Tommy Greer and Liam Santamaria break down all the action from Round 2 of the 2014/15 NBL season. The boys also chat to exciting young Sydney Kings import Kendrick Perry about settling into life in the Harbour City. All that plus BT in the Box, Studs & Duds, Things… Read more →

Super 8: What to Expect from our NBA Aussies

Super 8: What to Expect from our NBA Aussies

With an unprecedented eight Australians embarking on NBA campaigns this season, what exactly should we be expecting out of each of our local heroes? Consider this your preseason cheat sheet on all things Australian in the NBA; an outline of exactly what you should be looking for from our ‘Super 8’. Joe Ingles I am catching up with Ingles in… Read more →

NBA Fantasy Draft Strategies

NBA Fantasy Draft Strategies

When someone becomes a contestant on a reality TV show like Survivor, The Apprentice, Big Brother or even The Block, they usually don’t go in without first carefully planning how they will approach the game. When a professional sports franchise prepares for a new season, the front office and coaching staff will spend countless hours planning, tweaking, brainstorming schemes, styles… Read more →

Roy Ward's #WNBL15 Introductions

Roy Ward’s #WNBL15 Introductions

The 2014/15 WNBL season is here and as always there has been plenty of player movement to discuss. Downtown’s Roy Ward looks over the new additions to each of the eight rosters. New to the league: Kelly Faris comes to the WNBL with exceptional pedigree playing for Team USA women’s coach Geno Auriemma at University of Connecticut then in the WNBA… Read more →

The Difference Maker

The Difference Maker

Scottie Wilbekin has been dubbed many things in his basketball journey. He’s WilBuckets, a leader, an underrated talent, a coach’s son, SEC Player of the Year, First-Team All-American and a winner. But a true difference-maker? Well, he wasn’t thought of as that in June when he went undrafted in the 2014 NBA Draft. Recent rule changes in the NBL have… Read more →

NBA All-Time Bracket: Conference Finals

NBA All-Time Bracket: Conference 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… Read more →

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: #NBL15 Round 1

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: #NBL15 Round 1

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Episode 56, #NBL15 Round 1, is now available for download on iTunes. Tommy Greer and Liam Santamaria break down all the action from the opening round of the 2014/15 NBL season. The boys also chat to Melbourne United CEO Vince Crivelli about the surprising departure of Head Coach Chris Anstey. All that plus Studs & Duds, The Truth Hurts,… Read more →

The Winds of Change Continue to Blow Through Melbourne

The Winds of Change Continue to Blow Through Melbourne

It only took one game – one horrible 28-point debut loss – for the winds of change to blow through Melbourne United. The official spin word out of Melbourne United HQ is that Anstey has stepped aside of his own free will. “The message wasn’t getting through, and there needs to be a shake-up,” Anstey is quoted as saying in… Read more →

City of Ingles

City of Ingles

This NBA season shapes to be the most unpredictable season yet.  The Heat lost LeBron James, Paul George will be watching from his couch, pressure mounts in Oklahoma City and San Antonio is reportedly a year older (not yet confirmed). Then there is the Los Angeles Clippers. For a team operating in the same class as San Antonio and OKC,… Read more →

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: NBA Preview with Nate Duncan

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: NBA Preview with Nate Duncan

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Episodes 54 & 55 are now available for download on iTunes. Tommy Greer and Liam Santamaria are joined by Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) from Basketball Insiders to preview the upcoming NBA season. Click here to subscribe via iTunes. Click here to access the podcast via Stitcher. If you enjoy the show, feel free to tell the world by rating and reviewing the podcast on iTunes.