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Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: World Cup Recap with Ronny Chieng

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: World Cup Recap with Ronny Chieng

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Episode 49 is now available for download on iTunes. Tommy Greer and Liam Santamaria are joined by comedian Ronny Chieng to recap the FIBA World Cup. The boys break down the Gold Medal Game including Serbia’s fast start, USA’s white hot shooting and Kyrie Irving’s MVP performance. They also dish out some All-Tournament Team Honourable Mentions, discuss the recent… Read more →

Ranking The NBA’s Five Best Frontcourts

Ranking The NBA’s Five Best Frontcourts

The NBA is currently experiencing what can only be described as ‘The Golden Age of Point Guards’. Most, if not all, franchises headline at least one star PG with many boasting two. The old ‘one shooter, one distributor’ format seems to have taken a backseat to having two penetrating playmakers looking to create and push the tempo directly off the… Read more →

Oklahoma!

Oklahoma!

Building a championship team in Oklahoma has been trickier than expected for a team that boasts three top-15 players and a raucous home crowd. Indeed, the West is a bloodbath, but when the Thunder solved the Spurs puzzle and journeyed to the NBA Finals in 2012, a new dynasty was supposed to take form. This upcoming season shapes to be… Read more →

2014/15 NBL Breakout Candidates

2014/15 NBL Breakout Candidates

With the NBL season creeping up on us (beginning October 10th), I’ve taken a look at the ridiculously talented rosters that have been constructed thus far and have picked out the players I think are ready to make the leap from role player to star. This list consists of players who have found themselves in more favorable situations or have… Read more →

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: Aussie Boomers Heartbreak

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: Aussie Boomers Heartbreak

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Episode 48 is now available for download on iTunes. Tommy Greer and Liam Santamaria discuss the knockout stage of the FIBA World Cup including Australia’s heartbreaking one point loss to Turkey. The boys break down the key factors in Turkey’s win including the game’s decisive final minute and Australia’s poor free throw shooting. They also grade each Boomers player… Read more →

Top Five Basketball Playing Animals

Top Five Basketball Playing Animals

Most animals are great athletes, especially when compared to humans.  For every world record set by an athlete there is an animal that rolls its eyes and goes back to surviving.  One of the world’s strongest men is Brian Shaw.  He is six foot eight inches tall, weighs 430 pounds and recently dead lifted 985. Brian, that is wonderful, may… Read more →

Rome Wasn't Built in a Day

Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day

Life changes after the draft. How true that Foot Locker catchphrase must feel to Dante Exum right now. Since Adam Silver called his name as the 5th pick in this year’s Draft, the so-called international man of mystery has been under the microscope. With limited opportunities to scout him and pick apart his game leading up to the draft, Exum… Read more →

Playing the Long Game

Playing the Long Game

Like it or loathe it, it’s done. It didn’t please the sporting-purists…. the Lithuanians loved it… the Slovenians hated it… Yanick Moreira made the most of it… and the Aussies lost the game. For Andrej Lemanis and his troops this was a case of losing a single battle, within the larger context of fighting a World Cup War. Unfortunately, that’s… Read more →

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: FIBA World Cup Week 1

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: FIBA World Cup Week 1

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Episode 47 is now available for download on iTunes. Tommy Greer and Liam Santamaria discuss the opening few days of the FIBA World Cup including the early play of the Aussie Boomers, Team USA and the hometown Spaniards. The boys break down Australia’s opening-day loss to Slovenia, big win over Korea and upcoming game vs Lithuania…. Read more →