Australian Boomers head coach Andrej Lemanis has revealed that Andrew Bogut was struggling to walk after Game 1 of the recent Olympic Qualifying series against New Zealand and believes the NBA Champion’s dominant performance in Game 2 was nothing short of amazing. Speaking at the annual Pete’s Bar Basketball luncheon in Melbourne yesterday alongside Opals head coach Brendan Joyce, Lemanis offered… Read more →
Melbourne United head coach Dean Demopoulos has enjoyed a record-breaking start to his NBL career. His has been the best beginning to a debut head coaching season in league history – a remarkable 9-0 start that unsurprisingly delivered him Coach of the Month honours for October. Born and raised in America’s North East, Demopoulos arrived this offseason with mountains of… Read more →
Patty Mills scored a season-high 15 points off the bench against the Charlotte Hornets on Sunday (Australian time), adding two rebounds, four assists, two steals and three 3-pointers in just 19 minutes. Mills was 6/9 from the field and 3/6 from the three-point line in San Antonio’s 114-94 win.
A war of words has erupted between Perth Wildcats coach Trevor Gleeson and Townsville Crocodiles coach Shawn Dennis after the fiery finish to last night’s Round Five game at The Swamp. With only seconds remaining in Townsville’s 89-77 win, Perth captain Damian Martin was floored by an errant Brian Conklin elbow. The knock left the Boomers guard dazed and confused… Read more →
Chris Goulding’s first quarter on Sunday afternoon at Hisense Arena was basketball brilliance at its very best. It was a mesmerising display of elite offensive talent, performed by a man operating at the peak of his powers. Ten minutes of dominance that had a massive home crowd losing their collective mind. When Goulding splashed his fourth triple and the buzzer… Read more →
Who’s the funniest guy on the Utah Jazz roster? Joe Ingles of course, as voted by his peers (and himself).
February, 2009. It was late in the fourth quarter of a road game in Portland and the New York Knicks held a slender four-point lead. With only minutes remaining, a chance to break a three-game losing streak was well within reach. As point guard Chris Duhon found David Lee on the right block, Al Harrington spaced to the corner on… Read more →
The seeds of Townsville’s miraculous win over the Perth Wildcats were sewn by Shawn Dennis and his Crocs players months ago. Off the court. The planting of those seeds dates back to one of the team’s pre-season training sessions – a session in which the Crocs just talked. When the talking was over the Townsville players had establish their collective… Read more →
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 →
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 →