Tommy Greer

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: NBA Welcome Back Patty

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: NBA Welcome Back Patty

Tommy Greer and Liam Santamaria discuss the sudden return of Patty Mills, J-Smoove at Houston and the recent struggles of both Cleveland and San Antonio. The boys also remember the big moments from the calendar year of 2014 ahead, discuss the first returns from the NBA All Star voting and analyse the split personalities of the Manimal, Kenneth Faried. All… Read more →

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: #NBL15 Round 11

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: #NBL15 Round 11

Tommy Greer and Liam Santamaria break down all the action from Round 11 of the 2014/15 NBL season. The boys also chat to Cairns import Scottie Wilbekin about life in far North Queensland, his funky new hairstyle and who he sees as the major contenders for this year’s NBL title. All that plus BT in the Box, Studs & Duds,… Read more →

Starting Five: Potential First-Time All-Stars

Starting Five: Potential First-Time All-Stars

Each week NBA Australia‘s stable of NBA experts, which includes Downtown’s Liam Santamaria and Tommy Greer, takes a close look at the big issues in the NBA. With the All-Star ballot officially open, the Starting Five make the case for potential first-time All-Stars.   Liam Santamaria: Jimmy Butler By turning down Chicago’s four-year, $40 million extension offer, Jimmy Butler wagered heavily on his own ability… Read more →

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: You're Fired!

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: You’re Fired!

Tommy Greer and Liam Santamaria discuss Kobe Bryant’s achievement in passing Michael Jordan in the all-time scorers list and the shocking firing of Sacramento Kings head coach Mike Malone. The boys also look at the early pacesetters in the NBA’s end-of-season awards, possible Lace Stephenson trade partners, the streaking Golden State Warriors and the slumping Phoenix Suns. All that plus BT in the… Read more →

Mr. 94 Feet: The Patrick Beverley Story

Mr. 94 Feet: The Patrick Beverley Story

After sitting out seven recent games with a hamstring injury, Patrick Beverley – Houston’s first option at point guard this season – returned yesterday to lead the Rockets to a hard-fought 5 point win over the Phoenix Suns. “We don’t win that game unless Pat plays,” Houston coach Kevin McHale said postgame. “He made some big 3s and got some huge offensive… Read more →

Starting Five: Positive Start

Starting Five: Positive Start

Each week NBA Australia‘s stable of NBA experts, which includes Downtown’s Liam Santamaria and Tommy Greer, takes a close look at the big issues in the NBA. Last week, the Starting Five assessed the teams that have disappointed them to start the 2014-15 season. This week, they took a look at those that have impressed.   Liam Santamaria: Indiana Pacers At this stage last season the… Read more →

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: NBA Mamba Madness

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: NBA Mamba Madness

Tommy Greer and Liam Santamaria discuss the historic play of Kobe Bryant, the return of Russell Westbrook and the outstanding play of Western Conference leaders Memphis and Golden State. The boys also discuss the improving chemistry of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the horrendous Philadelphia Tankers and debate who has been the most outstanding player over the first month of the season…. Read more →

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: #NBL15 Round 7

Grizz & Tizz From Way Downtown Podcast: #NBL15 Round 7

Tommy Greer, Brett Thomas and special guest Damon Lowery break down all the action from Round 7 of the 2014/15 NBL season. The boys also chat to New Zealand star Corey Webster about the league-leading Breakers, playing for his country at the FIBA World Cup and which NBA player shares his scoring mentality. All that plus Studs & Duds, Things Cheerleaders Say, #DearGandT, The Truth… Read more →

Are the Memphis Grizzlies Contending or Pretending?

Are the Memphis Grizzlies Contending or Pretending?

An early-season look at the success of the Memphis Grizzlies. I’m calling the bluff of those who say they knew the ageing Memphis Grizzlies were going to be this good! The Grizzlies are now 10–2 including wins over Western Conference playoff contenders New Orleans, Phoenix and Sacramento as well as an emphatic win over the Houston Rockets. In fact reputable… Read more →