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The Thick White Line

The Thick White Line

Melbourne United wing Todd Blanchfield is looking forward to hosting some of his former Townsville team-mates in his new city on Wednesday night. Blanchfield torched the Crocs on their home floor in Round 1, dropping 29 points including 7/9 from long range.  The 24-year-old admitted to feeling a little anxious ahead of that game but this week, he’s all business. “Now that we’ve… Read more →

#HardBall Podcast: Daniel Kickert & Rob Beveridge

#HardBall Podcast: Daniel Kickert & Rob Beveridge

Tommy Greer and Liam Santamaria discuss all the major storylines from the opening couple of rounds of #HardBall. The boys also chat to Melbourne United star Daniel Kickert about his team’s 3-0 start and Illawarra Hawks head coach Rob Beveridge about his return to the league. All that plus BT in the Box, Studs & Duds and more. Click here to subscribe… Read more →

Clutch Gliddon

Clutch Gliddon

Cam Gliddon is just so clutch. Yes, his team is stacked. And yes, they’re led by one of the finest coaches in the land. But it is Gliddon that carries the responsibility – and burdens the expectation – of delivering in key moments for Cairns this year. And he loves it. In fact, the ability to make big plays in decisive… Read more →

A Night of Wright

A Night of Wright

Adelaide 36ers head coach Joey Wright has coached over 350 NBL games.  He’s one of the league’s best coaches – respected throughout the country with results and silverware to back it up. He’s been named Coach of the Year twice and won a championship with the Brisbane Bullets in 2007. Last night in Melbourne, I stayed focused on Wright; documenting a… Read more →

Zen and the Art of Corey Maynard

Zen and the Art of Corey Maynard

Corey Maynard credits an improved mental approach for the clutch three-pointer that proved the game-winner last night as the Townsville Crocodiles defeated Sydney Kings 80-77. With 18 seconds remaining and Sydney leading 77-76, Maynard caught a pass on the left wing from teammate Brian Conklin, set his feet and knocked down the gutsy game-winner. Kings star Julian Khazzouh was then unable to… Read more →

Agent 97

Agent 97

Perseverance (noun): Persistence in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success. When you look up ‘perseverance’ in the dictionary, there really should be a picture of Jarrad Weeks. His journey to play in the NBL defines what perseverance is all about. Weeks has faced many roadblocks to have an opportunity to showcase his talent in Australia’s top pro-league,… Read more →

Mixtape Origins

Mixtape Origins

In 1993 NBA Entertainment released NBA Jam Session on VHS* and LaserDisc. This video comprised packages of NBA highlights set to contemporary music (predominantly hip hop). Following the success of this release, the NBA released similar tapes every few years, including NBA Grooves and NBA Live 2001 – The Music Videos. These tapes/DVDs would be the source of inspiration for a generation… Read more →

NBL Round 1 Winners & Losers

NBL Round 1 Winners & Losers

The revamped NBL just kicked off with a five day opening round, an absolute basketball binge for the hungry hoops masses. If you’re at work today with a basketball hangover, we understand. With everything coming thick and fast for almost a week straight, and just two days before the action resumes, ‘Winners & Losers’ is here to break down who… Read more →