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

Ben Simmons is a guy worth the wait

As you already know, the 2016/2017 NBA season has well and truly taken off. It’s nearly two months since the first game of the league’s regular season and as expected, the entertainment hasn’t gone missing. Basketball fans have seen some great games, notable performances from big-time players, met the newcomers (rookies), and all the...

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Aussie Hoopla Christmas Quiz

Here at Aussie Hoopla, we love two things – Australian basketball and trivia about Australian basketball.   As the end of 2016 approaches, it is always nice to look back on the events of the past.   So, print this page out or read it off your screen and play with your friends to see who is the real hoops tragic.  Don’t say I didn’t warn you, though; there...
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Andrew Bogut has the Mavericks eyeing a top 4 spot

For the first time since they won the 2011 NBA title, optimism entering this season is sky-high around the Dallas Mavericks’ headquarters.   That’s because there are Mavericks insiders who believe the team has an excellent chance of getting out of the first round of the playoffs for the first time since the 2011 championship season. There is also the feeling the Mavericks have a good shot...
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Looking Forward to the 2020 Olympics for the Boomers

With the Boomers finishing off their 2016 Rio Olympic Games campaign with heart-wrenching, infuriating fourth place, it’s time to look forward to the next Boomers squad for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.  Many of the key players who led Australia in capturing the country’s hearts in Brazil will be primed for another go around but it’s the potential young stars that could send the team to...
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NBL2KMOD is everything an NBL fanatic could want

The Australian National team will be playable in the upcoming NBA 2K17 and it's certainly got aussie hoops fans excited, but this is not (officially) the first time the Australian Boomers have been featured in the 2K franchise.   This is due to the mammoth job the team behind the NBL2kMOD project, the first digital replica of Australian basketball in the world of gaming.   If you're not aware...
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NBA play-off bracket competition

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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It’s no coincidence it’s Warriors Vs Cavs again (Sponsored Post)

It’s no coincidence that Andre Iguodala entering the Warriors starting line-up in Game 4 during last year’s Finals resulted in the Warriors winning the last three games of the series.   The ‘Death Line-up’ as it is referred to by the media consists of Stephen Curry, Tristan Thompson, Andre Iguodala, Harrison Barnes and Draymond Green and that unit, when starting in last year’s Finals series outscored the...
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Ben Simmons Skips Draft Combine, Thon Maker Looks To Benefit From It

The NBA has released its official 2016 NBA Draft Combine list today.   One name who isn't on the list of expected attendees is our own Ben Simmons. This shouldn't however be too much of a surprise to those keeping track.   The NBA Draft Combine is a multi-day showcase which occurs every May before the NBA draft. It's purpose is to allow NBA coaches, general managers, and scouts...
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