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Interesting news from the premier basketball league in the world… the NBA

Aron Baynes’ Gamble

Six and a half million dollars a year might sound like a dream come true for nearly anyone on the planet, but for the average NBA player, it’s just average.   Australian Aron Baynes is in this desirable position playing for the Detroit Pistons, as he signed a three-year contract worth $20 million in 2015, with a player option in the last year.  He had the choice...
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Majok won’t waste NBA opportunity with Mavs

Melbourne United center Majok Majok is looking forward to showcasing his skill set and athleticism to NBA scouts and coaches.   The 24-year-old will be attending the Dallas Mavericks mini-camp with the hopes of impressing coaches and earning a spot in the team's summer league squad where he will be able to play in front of coaches and scouts from all 30 NBA teams in July.  
''Yeah, I just...
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The Warriors unleashed the ‘Death Line-Up’ at the perfect moment

  All series long, fans anticipated seeing the Golden State Warriors turn to their greatest weapon, the small ball line-up referred to the 'death line-Up' by NBA media.   The Warriors’ “death lineup” is arguably the most potent five-man unit in history. Featuring Draymond Green at center, with Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala, and this season, Kevin Durant (who replaced Harrison Barnes).   The reason why the lineup has...
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Terrance Ferguson Scouting Report

Terrance Ferguson

  Height – 201cm (6’7”) Weight – 84kg (184lbs) Age – 19 years old High School – Advanced Prep International (Texas) Professional Team – Adelaide 36ers (NBL, Australia) 2016-17 NBL Statistics – 15.2mpg, 4.6ppg, 1.1rpg, 0.6apg, 0.3bpg, 0.2spg  

Overview

After turning down a college scholarship at Arizona for a year playing professionally in Australia, Terrance Ferguson now has his sights set on the...
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Where will Terrance Ferguson go in the NBA Draft?

Australians love to claim stars that aren’t exactly true blue Aussies.  Russell Crowe was born in New Zealand, the Bee Gees started in England, and Mel Gibson only moved to Australia when he was twelve.   So, when Terrance Ferguson gave up college for a season in Australia, he became close enough to being an Aussie for basketball fans in this country to keep a close eye...
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NBA Play-Off Challenge

Hey Aussie NBA Fans, Do you want to enter Australia's longest running NBA playoff bracket competition?   Do you think you know more about the NBA than the rest of the basketball tragic's we know and love as the Aussie Hoopla faithful?   nba comp stars Want to compare your tips for the NBA crown to notable celebrity hoop heads like...
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Australian NBA Free Agency: Five destinations for Joe Ingles

The Utah Jazz's Australian utility, Joe Ingles has quickly became one of the NBA's hottest free agents for this coming off-season.   Whilst it was not news to any Australian NBA fan, Australia's Joe Ingles was a surprise stand-out this for the Utah Jazz this season. Ingles has been the ultimate glue-man for the Jazz this season. He keeps improving and stood out in shutting down J.J....
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NBA off-season: Choices for the Clippers

A season is a long time in basketball, six years is seemingly an eternity. The up and coming dominant force which we all knew as 'lob city' is well and truly in the rear vision mirror. Fast forward to now and the Los Angeles Clippers are one of the biggest stories this off-season. Three of their best four players are likely to be entering free-agency....
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