In recognition of his nine years of exemplary service to the Thunder organisation, here is a selection of Kevin Durant’s most vicious throwdowns. . D.C. boys A video posted by Downtown (@downtownball) on Jul 23, 2016 at 4:55am PDT Expect more of the same when he commences his career as a Golden State Warrior.
Admit it: you don’t actually believe we can medal in Rio. I get it. Once bitten, twice shy, and your heart is still healing after Emir Preldzic ripped it out two years ago. You’re not quite ready to fall in love with a Boomers team again. But you’re wrong and here’s why… Last year’s “Homecoming” team for the Oceania Championship… Read more →
The nastiest wing combination in NBA history, running rampant in the early ’90s. . Michael & Scottie A video posted by Downtown (@downtownball) on Jul 17, 2016 at 4:30am PDT There’s more at Downtown on Instagram.
I was talking to a young Frenchman in a Berlin bar barely 48 hours after Tim Duncan announced his retirement. I was hysterical. He was amused. And eventually I became disorientated. In fact, I was shocked. Was Duncan really an all-timer, he asked? You’re right, I was thinking this Parisian definitely didn’t know basketball. But his sacrilege made me confront… Read more →
The NBL is a small league where everyone knows each other and teams have long memories. Make one mistake and it will be forgotten, but mess up again and you’ll have a harder time shaking a particular label. There are only so many chances in life and right now, BJ Anthony is out to prove that he deserves another in… Read more →
We don’t have the appropriate words to pay tribute to the career of Tim Duncan, but here are a few from Gregg Popovich that we think are fitting:Originally published in Sports Illustrated, November 10, 1997 (the first month of Duncan’s rookie season).
Head still spinning from the value of all these new NBA contracts? Still struggling to figure out how $16 million this July is the same as $10 million just a year ago? Imagine how the players who locked themselves up in the past year or two are feeling now. Like Malcolm Turnbull after calling for a double dissolution election nine… Read more →
A video posted by Downtown (@downtownball) on Jul 1, 2016 at 1:39pm PDT A rare collection of the NCAA’s finest putbacks.
No cameras. No coaches. No refs. This was basketball in its purest form. Just days before the Australian Boomers gather in Melbourne for a gruelling ten day camp, four members of Andrej Lemanis’ squad spent Friday morning scrimmaging against a group of Melbourne United reserves. Olympic preparation in the raw. Joe Ingles (Utah Jazz), Patty Mills (San Antonio Spurs), David… Read more →