Category Archives: NBL

News From Around the National Basketball League

Derek Rucker’s Dream USA Sports Getaway

This week on the podcast we spoke with Derek Rucker and he told us about a new tour he is starting and we thought it sounded great so thought we would pass on the details for you. D-Ruck's Dream USA Sports getaway tour was created by Derek Rucker to provide sports and entertainment enthusiasts a unique opportunity to experience outstanding events in an exclusive tour...
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Kirk Penney to play in Turkey

@kirkpenney "Signed to play in Ankara, Turkey” Former NBL MVP and New Zealand Breakers star Kirk Penny announced via Twitter today that he has signed with Turkish club Ankara Kolejliler after severing ties with his Spanish club Baloncesto Fuenlabrada. Penney joins a team on a high in the Turkish capital as Ankara Kolejliler earned promotion to the top league in Turkey, after winning the TBL-2 this past season...
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Sydney Kings sign Kevin Smith

The Sydney Kings sign 196cm forward Kevin Smith as with their final contracted roster spot for the 2012/13 iiNet NBL Championship Season.

 

The American born Smith played his college ball at NAIA school Lee University and joins the Kings as a local-based player having acquired New Zealand residency during his time playing in the New Zealand NBL where he has had stints with...

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Ballarat Miners import Reggie Larry is determined to make the NBL

BALLARAT Miners import Reggie Larry hopes to use the SEABL season as a springboard to the NBL. He has only been in the country a month, but is already turning heads from within Australia’s highest level. Between games for the Miners, last week Larry found himself among 25 talented young players in Wollongong, fighting for a chance to play in the NBL. ‘‘I really don’t know what my chances are for playing for the Hawks, but I know I can definitely play in...
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Daryl Corletto (New Zealand Breakers) Podcast #6

"When I went to say goodbye to the coaching staff Trevor Gleeson blatantly lied to my face, he called me disrespectful, dishonest and told me I wasn’t loyal... This guy had been (in Melbourne) for 3 weeks I’d been here for 14 years" - Daryl Corletto We chat with New Zealand Breakers guard Daryl Corletto about what really happened at the Melbourne Tigers, Patty Mills, winning...
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Hyping the Hoopla Podcast (Episode 1)

      Listen to the first of our fortnightly break downs of all the latest Australia Basketball news and rumors...  

The voice of Aussie Hoopla, Dan Boyce and co host Matt Smith, holder of 100 NBL games (dubiously) and former player for the Wollongong Hawks, New Zealand...

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Rob “The Magician” Rose (NBL Legend) Podcast #5

"If Cam Tragardh is the leading scorer of this league... this league has a long way to come" - Rob Rose   Never one to shy away from saying what he thinks is a NBL Legend in every sense of the word. "The Magician" is a lock for the NBL Hall of Fame. An NBL Champion, Top 10 in All-Time Points, Assists and Steals and he played...
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