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Battle of the Point Gods

Battle of the Point Gods

“Act well your part; there all the honour lies.” – Alexander Pope, An Essay on Man The stage is set for the 2014/15 NBL season’s final act; a Grand Final showdown between the league’s two best teams and, arguably, its two best players. Both Cairns and New Zealand missed the playoffs 12 months ago, but this time around they’ve been… Read more →

Downtown / District 5ive Street Wear

Downtown / District 5ive Street Wear

In an exciting new collaboration, we’ve teamed with District 5ive to bring you a sweet new line of T-Shirts. In their own words, “District 5ive is an independent Street Wear Label that takes us back to the 80’s and 90’s… When Starter was on every head in the street, when everybody was rocking double denim or matching tracksuits. We are the perfect combination… Read more →

Starting Five: In Need of Repair?

Starting Five: In Need of Repair?

Each week NBA Australia‘s stable of experts – which includes Downtown’s Liam Santamaria and Michael Collins - takes a close look at the big issues in the NBA. We’re entering the final stretch of the regular season, and as the standings begin to heat up, the Starting Five look at some of the playoff contenders who have been slumping. What can they… Read more →

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: #NBL15 Grand Final Preview

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: #NBL15 Grand Final Preview

Grizz & Tizz chat with New Zealand Breakers guard Rhys Carter and Cairns Taipans forward Alex Loughton ahead of the Grand Final series. The boys also discuss the news surrounding the Wollongong Hawks and chat with Hawks GM Kim Welch about the club’s immediate future. Click here to subscribe via iTunes. Click here to access the podcast via Stitcher.  

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: NBA King James

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: NBA King James

Grizz & Tizz discuss the showdown between James Harden and LeBron James, Russell Westbrook’s phenomenal February and the impressive recent form of Indiana, Boston and Utah. The boys also remember Anthony Mason, compare Derrick Rose to Anfernee ‘Penny’ Hardaway and discuss the recent struggles of both Washington and Denver. All that plus BT in the Box, Studs & Duds, #DearGandT,… Read more →

Like A Bosh

Like A Bosh

If you watch the Miami Heat’s on-court celebrations immediately following their 2013 NBA Finals Game 7 victory, you may notice that Chris Bosh is nowhere to be seen until the trophy presentation. All eyes (and cameras) were on LeBron James and Dwyane Wade. Often overlooked as a member of Miami’s “Big Three”, that moment was no different. Yet, what most… Read more →

The Most Unstoppable Moves in the NBA Today

The Most Unstoppable Moves in the NBA Today

Throughout NBA history there have been a number of extraordinary, bordering on unstoppable, moves perfected by certain individuals. Kareem terrorized the NBA with his skyhook for two decades, Tim Hardaway buckled knees with the killer crossover and The Big German patented the fade away with a knee in your throat. But what are the most unstoppable moves in the NBA… Read more →

Music of the Traffic – Week 19

Music of the Traffic – Week 19

Point Guard Breakdown Alert! It’s been a devastating year for injuries – from Paul George to Kevin Durant to Kobe Bryant to Carmelo Anthony…. no-one has been safe. But the guys we count on to run our teams in both real-life and in fantasy leagues are especially suffering right now. Firstly, there’s the latest knee injury setback for Derrick Rose… Read more →

The NBL Semi Finals X-Files

The NBL Semi Finals X-Files

The lasting image of this season will always be Cedric Jackson’s buzzer-beating half-court prayer in Perth – a shot both impossible and inevitable.  It’s just been one of those seasons where things would be shuffling along without much fanfare and then, whack, a Josh Childress forearm, or better yet, a Jordan McRae transition dunk floods our screens. Simply, there have… Read more →

Starting Five: Trade Deadline Moves

Starting Five: Trade Deadline Moves

Each week NBA Australia‘s stable of experts – which includes Downtown’s Liam Santamaria and Michael Collins - takes a close look at the big issues in the NBA. Now that the madness of the trade deadline has passed, the Starting Five take a close look at some of the big moves and their implications.   Liam Santamaria: Philadelphia’s rebuild continues Love it or… Read more →

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