Category Archives: Podcasts

“The Best Damn Aussie Basketball Podcast on the Net”… Each episode we chat to all the big names in Australian Basketball

NBL Season Kick-Off Show with Former Cairns Taipan Matt Smith

We're finally away, round 1 of the 2017-18 NBL season is this week and we're taking a good hard look at what we should expect for this season.   Aussie Hoopla Dan Boyce host reaches out to former NBL commentator and Cairns Taipans record holder for blocked shots, Matt Smith.   The two discuss what the main stories are in the NBL league this season and what fans should...
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NBL CEO Jeremy Loeliger on new NBL teams and expanding into Asia

Can the 2017-18 basketball season start already....   Between the NBL pumping so really exciting flashback videos, the recent NBL Blitz, our NBL players winning gold at the FIBA Asian Cup and some spectacular play pre-season play we know you're as excited as we are for the 40th NBL season kick-off.   The league has big plans for what will be its 40th season. A month-long "Heritage Round", an...
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NBL Blitz Recap Podcast 2 (feat. CJ Bruton, Mitch Creek, Darryl McDonald & more)

Australia’s best basketballers descended upon the Latrobe Valley this weekend to compete in the NBL Blitz pre-season tournament.   All eight NBL teams played eight games in Traralgon as well as provided clinics and school visits across the region. The Victorian Government has partnered with the NBL to bring the games to the region September 7-9.   The NBL Blitz will culminate with four games played in Melbourne on...
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NBL Blitz Recap Podcast (feat. Andrew Gaze, Kevin Lisch, Stephen Holt & more)

Australia’s best basketballers descended upon the Latrobe Valley this weekend to compete in the NBL Blitz pre-season tournament.   All eight NBL teams played eight games in Traralgon as well as provided clinics and school visits across the region. The Victorian Government has partnered with the NBL to bring the games to the region September 7-9.   The NBL Blitz will culminate with four games played in Melbourne on...
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Andre Moore (Former Brisbane Bullets Import)

  We wind back the clock and take a look at the Brisbane Bullets teams from the early 90's with Andre Moore played with the Bullets from 1990-1994 alongside Leroy Loggins, Derek Rucker and Shane Heal.   Before suiting up for Brisbane Andre Moore played for the Denver Nuggets and Milwaukee Bucks in the NBA. Dan Boyce sits down to...
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Melbourne CEO Vince Crivelli & The Age’s Roy Ward discuss United’s off-season

In perhaps the greatest off-season recruitment effort in NBL history the Melbourne United will start the season with three NBA level imports in Casper Ware, Casey Prather and Josh Boone as well as two members of the Australian Boomers Olympic team, Chris Goulding and David Andersen.   Already hoops tragics and sports betting agencies alike have pencilled in United for the title and few can disagree they'll...
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Kings plan on signing only two imports this NBL season

Sydney Kings Managing Director Jeff Van Groningen has said the Sydney Kings will begin the season with only two imports instead of three, leaving the team with an "ace" up its sleeve to use after the season starts.   Van Groningen and Kings management are confident they have a roster which can compete at a high level without having three imports. Kings management are prepared to back their...
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Jeff Van Groningen (Sydney Kings Managing Director)

To start the podcast, Dan Boyce gives his thoughts what's happening around Aussie Hoops today. Topics include;  
  • The NBL Blitz is coming to Traralgon, Gippsland (02:00)
  • NBLxNBA - Melbourne United, Sydney Kings and Brisbane Bullets will play against the Oklahoma Thunder, Utah Jazz and Phoenix Suns in October. A look at why this is good for the NBL (9:30)
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