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Balls Draws: Aussies in the NBA

Balls Draws: Aussies in the NBA

To celebrate Andrew Bogut and Matthew Dellavedova advancing to the NBA Finals, former NBL star and talented cartoonist Adam Ballinger has released a ‘special edition’ drawing. The piece is titled ‘Aussies in the NBA‘ and features the record seven Australians who competed in The Association during the 2014/15 season; Dante Exum, Aron Baynes, Delly, Bogut, Patty Mills, Joe Ingles and… Read more →

The Shrug Turns 23

The Shrug Turns 23

Game 1 of the NBA Finals. To many, particularly those who understand its purest meaning, Game 1 is the first contest of a seven game series to determine the league champion. To some/Tyronn Lue, it evokes memories of Allen Iverson leading a humble Sixers squad to a shock win against the rampaging L.A. War Machine. To old heads, it was the scene… Read more →

Bob Myers vs David Griffin Round 2

Bob Myers vs David Griffin Round 2

The NBA Finals tip off next Friday and already the headline billings are in full force. MVP vs. MVP. Rookie Head Coach vs. Rookie Head Coach. Aussie vs Aussie. However, there are two other guys who’ve had a huge impact in getting their teams to the Finals.  I’m talking about the Executive of the Year, Cleveland’s David Griffin, and the… Read more →

Larry Kestelman Interview: Full Transcript

Larry Kestelman Interview: Full Transcript

Here is the full transcript of Liam Santamaria and Brett Thomas’ interview with the NBL’s new Executive Director, Larry Kestelman.   Kestelman spoke on the Downtown podcast about his vision for the NBL, marketing and media, the league’s expansion plans and his intention to partner with the NBA.   Congratulations on securing the stake in the NBL today. On behalf of… Read more →

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: Larry Kestelman

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: Larry Kestelman

The boys chat with the NBL’s new Executive Director, Larry Kestelman, about his $6M investment in the future of the league. Kestelman speaks at length about his vision for the NBL, marketing and media, the league’s expansion plans and his intention to partner with the NBA. A must listen for all fans of basketball in Australia. Click here to subscribe via iTunes…. Read more →

Chasing the GOAT

Chasing the GOAT

With Cleveland’s 4-0 sweep of Atlanta in the Eastern Conference Finals, LeBron James has further cemented his place among the NBA’s greatest of all time. He has also brought his home town to the brink of its first NBA title and its first major sports trophy since 1964. When he announced that he was returning home 10 months ago, James… Read more →

Brett Brown Defends Matthew Dellavedova Against 'Dirty Player' Attacks

Brett Brown Defends Matthew Dellavedova Against ‘Dirty Player’ Attacks

Former Australian Boomers and current Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown has spoken out in defence of Cleveland guard Matthew Dellavedova. Brown spoke on Sirius XM NBA Radio with sportswriter Frank Isola and three-time NBA Champion Malik Rose about allegations that Dellavedova has engaged in ‘dirty play’ during these NBA Playoffs. “I don’t think he’s dirty,” Brown said. “I think… Read more →