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Visit our website at www.aussiehoopla.com for in depth analysis of Aussie Basketball and it's players both here in the NBL and overseas. Subscribe to our podcast for regular in-depth interviews with players and discussion on everything involving Australian Basketball whether its NBA, NBL, SEABL, BIGV, ABA or Internationally (FIBA).

Visit our website at www.aussiehoopla.com for in depth analysis of Aussie Basketball and it's players both here in the NBL and overseas. Subscribe to our podcast for regular in-depth interviews with players and discussion on everything involving Australian Basketball whether its NBA, NBL, SEABL, BIGV, ABA or Internationally (FIBA).
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Melbourne, Australia

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Visit our website at www.aussiehoopla.com for in depth analysis of Aussie Basketball and it's players both here in the NBL and overseas. Subscribe to our podcast for regular in-depth interviews with players and discussion on everything involving Australian Basketball whether its NBA, NBL, SEABL, BIGV, ABA or Internationally (FIBA).

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English


Episodes

Bruce Bolden on South East Melbourne returning, 1992 NBL Finals & being a parent/coach to your child

9/9/2018
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The South East Melbourne will be returning to the NBL, so who better to talk about it than the MVP of the Magic's 1992 Championship team Bruce Bolden. Bruce played 480 games for Eastside Melbourne, Westside Melbourne, South East Melbourne, Sydney and West Sydney across 17 NBL seasons. Bolden finished fourth in all-time rebounds (4,351) and has career averages of 18 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal per game. With his son Jonah joining the Philadelphia 76ers we also talk about...

Duration:01:12:07

New Adelaide 36ers President Ken Cole on this year's roster and the Mitch Creek situation

9/4/2018
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Ken Cole, who coached the Sixers to the 1986 championship — with the team earning the moniker “The Invincibles” because of their unprecedented 24-2 win/loss record was named president of the Adelaide 36ers this week and is ready to help the team reach new heights. The 75-year-old plans who was diagnosed with multiple myeloma seven years ago (and given two years to live at the time) plans on instilling the same warrior spirit into the club which has allowed him to keep cancer at...

Duration:01:52:45

Daren Rowe (Geelong Supercats) the only man to record an NBL quadruple-double

8/26/2018
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To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Geelong Supercats we chat with a legend from the club's time in the NBL (1982-1996) Daren Rowe, the only man to record a quadruple-double in NBL history. Rowe averaged 19.5 points, 10.1 rebounds, 3.9 assists, 2.3 steals and 2.1 blocks during three NBL seasons. Hear him talk about how the Supercats had the Geelong Arena rocking in the 1990's, playing alongside legends like Shane Heal, Bobby Locke and John Dorge and the night he went off 25 points,...

Duration:01:09:29

Sydney Kings GM Jeff Van Groningen talks Next Stars Program, Brian Bowen II and recruiting for 2018-19

8/15/2018
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Sydney Kings GM Jeff Van Groningen joins the show to talk about lessons learnt from last season, this seasons recruitment moves, signing NBA prospect Brian Bowen II and the NBL Next Stars program. Topics discussed on the podcast include; Moments before the interview kicked off Melbourne United announced it had signed import pair Josh Boone and Casper Ware for the season we get Jeff's view on Melbourne's roster for and if they will be the Kings toughest opponent for 2018-19...

Duration:01:18:03

The Southern Huskies plan to bring NBL basketball back to Tasmania

7/22/2018
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There's been a lot of buzz since the consortium behind the Southern Huskies released marketing material for their proposed NBL team which featured team branding, uniforms and plans for the expansion and update of the Derwent Entertainment Center. The team still has a number of things it needs to tick off before officially gaining an NBL licence so we reached out to the two men behind the Southern Huskies, David Bartlett, the 43rd premier of Tasmania and current president of the Hobart...

Duration:00:45:01

A 9th NBL team confirmed and a 10th expected for 2019. Aust. Basketball Hall Of Famer Bob Turner joins us to discuss.

7/14/2018
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The NBL announced this week that it will be expanding to nine teams with part-owner of the NZ Breakers Romie Chaudhari purchasing an NBL licence. With Jeremy Loeliger hinted at the NBL looking to start the 2019-20 season with a "minimum" of nine teams and a consortium in Tasmania likely to announce their intentions to enter the NBL in the next few weeks the competition looks set to grow beyond eight teams since the demise of the Gold Coast Blaze in 2012. Australian Basketball Hall of...

Duration:00:45:34

FIBA Basketbrawl: Andrew Gaze & Rhys Carter join the show to talk Australia Vs Phillipines

7/3/2018
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24 hours after the basketbrawl between Australia and the Philippines, Aussie Hoopla host Dan Boyce picks up the phone and calls Australian Boomers legend Andrew Gaze and 2-time NBL champion Rhys Carter to talk about arguably the most disgraceful set of events seen in FIBA international competition. Topics discussed on the podcast include; All of this and a whole lot more... Listen to the full interview below or download on iTunes. Listen to our previous interviews with the biggest...

Duration:00:50:35

Jerome Randle (Sydney Kings) on his NBL career so far...

7/1/2018
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Jerome Randle joins the podcast to talk to Dan Boyce about the highlights and challenges of his NBL career so far. Topics discussed on the podcast include; All of this and a whole lot more... Listen to the full interview below or download on iTunes. Listen to our previous interviews with the biggest stars in Australian Basketball, head to Aussiehoopla.com. Check out previous podcasts featuring; Australian Basketball Legends - Luc Longley, Andrew Gaze, Shane Heal, Mark Bradtke, Andrew...

Duration:00:49:35

Darren Lucas (South East Melbourne) on the 1990's Magic V Tigers Rivalry

6/24/2018
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2x NBL Defensive Player of the Year and 2x NBL champion with the South East Melbourne Magic Darren Lucas joins the podcast to talk about his career, the glory days of the NBL and the unforgotten Tigers V Magic rivalry that drew 45,000 people over three games in 1996. Topics discussed on the podcast include; We catch up with Darren and learn about what he's doing with life after basketball (2:00) Spending time at the AIS with Luc Longley, Mark Dalton, Shane Froling (5:00) Thoughts on...

Duration:01:10:07

NBL Analytics with NZ Breakers Stats Guy Andrew Price

6/4/2018
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Aussie Hoopla host Dan Boyce sits down with Andrew Price, Analytics nerd for the New Zealand Breakers and Australian Boomers to look at how analytics and advanced statistics are impacting the NBL today. Topics include; All of this and a whole lot more... Listen to our previous interviews with the biggest stars in Australian Basketball, head to Aussiehoopla.com. Check out previous podcasts featuring; Current NBL Stars - Kevin Lisch, AJ Ogilvy, Damian Martin, Daniel Kickert, Thomas...

Duration:01:11:00

Aussies In The NBA 2017/18 Season Review

6/3/2018
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We review every Aussie who played in the NBA this season, what was their best game, how they've improved from last year, review their current NBA contracts and discuss where they could end up during the off-season. All of this and a whole lot more... Listen to our previous interviews with the biggest stars in Australian Basketball, head to Aussiehoopla.com. Check out previous podcasts featuring; Current NBL Stars - Kevin Lisch, AJ Ogilvy, Damian Martin, Daniel Kickert, Thomas...

Duration:00:42:42

Cairns Alex Loughton gives his thoughts on the new Taipans roster

5/27/2018
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Cairns Taipans star Alex Loughton joins the show to discuss this seasons squad and what to expect with new coach Mike Kelly. Topics discussed on the podcast include; All of this and a whole lot more... Listen to the full interview below or download on iTunes. Listen to our previous interviews with the biggest stars in Australian Basketball, head to Aussiehoopla.com. Check out previous podcasts featuring; Australian Basketball Legends - Luc Longley, Andrew Gaze, Shane Heal, Mark...

Duration:01:23:54

Adelaide 36ers rookies Jack McVeigh and Harry Froling

5/6/2018
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After speaking to Adelaide coach Joey Wright on our last episode about his plans for the 36ers this season which include young rookies Jack McVeigh and Harry Froling we decided to get them both on the show. We talk to both about their goals for their rookie season, memories from playing college basketball and what they can bring to the 36ers in 2018-19. We also talk about the wheelings and dealings of the NBL off-season so far and what a likely NBL Free to Air TV deal looks like this...

Duration:01:14:06

Adelaide coach Joey Wright shares his plans to improve the 36ers roster

5/4/2018
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Championship winning coach and three-time NBL coach of the year Joey Wright joins the Aussie Hoopla podcast to talk about how he plans to improve the Adelaide 36ers roster enough to go one step further than last season. Despite losing star player Josh Childress in Game 2 of the NBL Finals, the team still pushed eventual champions Melbourne to a decisive Game 5. The 36ers roster which featured a core group of impressive Aussie talent developed over three seasons was the recipe for the...

Duration:00:58:32

Andrew Bogut signs with Sydney: Kings Legend Bob Turner looks at what this means for the NBL

4/25/2018
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Bob Turner was coach and marketing guru for the Sydney Kings during their successful run in the 1990's where 10,000 people were attending every game, the team was making $1 million in profit each year and players like Dwayne McClaine were getting their own shoes from Reebok. Andrew Bogut agreeing to play with the Kings gives the team the best chance of returning (or eclipsing) that level of success. Bob has 20 years of experiance playing, coaching, marketing and running NBL teams, he...

Duration:01:08:26

Cairns Taipans Kuany Kuany talks about Sudanese Australian Basketball

4/17/2018
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Cairns Taipans shooting guard Kuany Kuany is just starting his professional basketball but his NBL future is bright. He played limited minutes in the NBL his rookie season but is set to play a big part of Mike Kelly's new look Cairns Taipans squad with only himself and Nate Jawai set to return next season. Kuany is one of the many Sudanese Australian basketball stars making noise in the NBL, Europe and the NBA. We talk to Kuany about NBA stars Thon Maker and Mangok Mathiang and current...

Duration:00:50:21

Aussies In The NBA - Ben Simmons & Joe Ingles breaking NBA records

4/7/2018
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The Ben Simmons Vs Donovan Mitchell race for Rookie of the Year, is it really a race? Seems pretty one-sided to me. Dante Exum soon to return from injury, Joe Ingles has the best month of his life, Is Aron Baynes good or bad for the Celtics lineup and Patty Mills is insulted by being called a Jamaican bobsledder. Tune in to get up to date with who has been playing well, stats breakdowns and any injury updates involving our Australian Boomers players abroad. All of this and a whole lot...

Duration:00:36:23

Will Weaver (Boomers Coach) on Boomers Vs USA at Etihad & NBL Finals

3/19/2018
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Most Hoops Tragics don't know who Will Weaver is but he's a huge part of the Australian Boomers squad aiming at winning its first medal at a major FIBA event. Will currently splits his time as an assistant coach between the Australian Boomers and the Brooklyn where he is a special assistant to coach Kenny Atkinson at the Nets. Prior to that, he was an assistant to Brett Brown in Philadelphia and is as passionate about the success of the Boomers as you or I, this is well worth a...

Duration:00:55:16

Luc Longley on his Boomers Career, Michael Jordan's attitude and the Triangle Offence

3/17/2018
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He doesn't do a lot of interviews but Luc Longley joins this episode of Aussie Hoopla in an interview where we decided to only talk about things that he's never spoken about before ie. his time with t the Boomers, The Triangle Offence and thoughts on raising kids to be like Michael Jordan. 2:00 Luc points out how proud he is of his Boomers achievements, something which many often overlook. 6:30 Luc responds the "flack" he received from deciding to not play for Australia in 1996 8:00...

Duration:01:03:32

Hall of Famer Bob Turner on NBL expansion issues & the 90's era Sydney Kings

3/11/2018
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After a great podcast last month with FIBA and Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer Lindsay Gaze which reflected on the early years of the NBL from a Victorian perspective, we decided to get a New South Wales point of view by interviewing NBL Hall of Famer Bob Turner. Turner came to Australia in 1976 to play with the Shoalhaven Tigers in the NSW State League and was appointed player/coach of the Newcastle Falcons when the NBL debuted in 1979. Bob was instrumental in the growth of the NBL...

Duration:01:42:12