Sam MacKinnon on the burdens being tagged an NBA prospect can bring, Boomers memories and his coaching principals
Aussie Hoopla NBL & NBA Podcast
by The Aussie Hoopla Team
2d ago
Sam MacKinnon played sixteen seasons across five NBL teams. This included the South East Melbourne Magic, West Sydney Razorbacks, Townsville Crocodiles, Brisbane Bullets and Melbourne Tigers. He averaged 14.1 points, 7.7 rebounds, and 4.2 assists in 459 NBL games. Injuries forced him to retire at only 33 years of age but despite that, he still etched out a Hall Of Fame career where he sits in the top 10 all-time for rebounds, assists, steals and blocks. The all-round talent also represented Australia at the 1996 and 2000 Olympics. He joins host Dan Boyce to talk about some of the highs and low ..read more
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Michael Hill (Brisbane Bullets) explains how the NBL Point System set Aussie Hoops backwards for a decade
Aussie Hoopla NBL & NBA Podcast
by The Aussie Hoopla Team
1M ago
Michael Hill played seven seasons in the NBL, playing for both the Canberra Cannons and the Brisbane Bullets. He averaged 9.2 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 2.2 assists in 235 NBL games and was a key part of Brisbane’s 2007 championship, where he averaged 20 minutes per game coming off the bench. After winning an NBL championship in 2007 his NBL career was cut short thanks to the ineffective salary cap solution which was the NBL Points System. A system that was initially developed to create parity among the league and protect NBL teams from exiting the league aligned with one of the darkest pe ..read more
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Demitrius Conger on his time in Australia, playing for the Illawarra Hawks & Adelaide 36ers
Aussie Hoopla NBL & NBA Podcast
by The Aussie Hoopla Team
1M ago
Demitrius Conger signed with the Illawarra Hawks for the 2017–18 NBL season. In 27 games for the Hawks, he averaged 19.7 points, 5.7 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.1 steals with the Hawks, who narrowly missed out on making the playoffs, finishing in fifth place (12-16). Conger went on to finish second in league MVP voting and earned All-NBL First Team honours. He spent the following season playing in Adelaide, where he saw a drop in his production, but was a vital part of a team who narrowly missed the NBL playoffs. He joins host Dan Boyce to also discuss his 11 year career as a pro, pl ..read more
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Luc Longley on Scottie Pippen almost playing for the Wildcats and almost coaching the Kings and his plan to boost social basketball participation
Aussie Hoopla NBL & NBA Podcast
by The Aussie Hoopla Team
3M ago
Luc Longley needs no introduction, he's either the Greatest Australian Basketball player of all-time or not far from it depending on how you view things. Three NBA championships, was a key part of the Australian Boomers program from 1988-2000 and is currently part owner of the Sydney Kings. Visit dunk.com.au for your next set of basketball uniforms. Topics include... Luc explains his plans to improve social basketball through a unique partnership with Hahn and a half pub / half basketball court for the summer (2:00) What his interactions with fans have been like since The Last Dance a ..read more
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Martin Cat
Aussie Hoopla NBL & NBA Podcast
by The Aussie Hoopla Team
3M ago
How he became the local kid playing for his hometown Perth Wildcats (2:00) Narrowly losing the championship to Andrew Gaze and the Melbourne Tigers in 1993 (5:00) The Wildcats 1995 championship and facing the Houston Rockets at the McDonalds Championships (10:00) Hitting the gym with the members of the Perth Wall (12:30)   ..read more
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Tanner Krebs (Melbourne United) on why the first three seasons are the hardest in the NBL
Aussie Hoopla NBL & NBA Podcast
by Dan Boyce
3M ago
Tanner Krebs currently plays for Melbourne United and has played 79 games in his NBL career. He has averaged 5.4 points, 2.2 rebounds, and 0.8 assists since entering the league in 2021. Visit dunk.com.au for your next set of basketball uniforms. Topics include... Growing up in Tasmania and why there are so few NBL players who hail from the state (2:00) United’s strong start to the season and stepping up into the starting lineup (7:00) Last season’s coaching rollercoaster at Brisbane and how it impacted him as a player (10:00) Thoughts on the Brisbane Bullets and how they’ve i ..read more
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Mike Dunlap reflects on his time coaching the Adelaide 36ers, winning an NBA championship with Milwaukee and learnings from his coaching journey
Aussie Hoopla NBL & NBA Podcast
by Aussie Hoopla
4M ago
Mike Dunlap has won championships as a coach in both the NCAA and NBA but is still more well known down under for the three seasons he spent as head coach with the Adelaide 36ers. An assistant coach to Mike Budenholzer during the Milwaukee Bucks run to the NBA title as well as the first college coach to really build their program utilising Australian talent. Dunlap helped develop a number of NBL talent including Jesse Wagstaff, Mark Worthington, Luke Kendall, Rupert Sapwell and plenty of others and he joins us in this episode to go through his career, learnings and memories of coaching in Aust ..read more
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Mike Dunlap reflects on his time coaching the Adelaide 36ers, winning an NBA championship with Milwaukee and learnings from his coaching journey
Aussie Hoopla NBL & NBA Podcast
by Aussie Hoopla
4M ago
Mike Dunlap has won championships as a coach in both the NCAA and NBA but is still more well known down under for the three seasons he spent as head coach with the Adelaide 36ers. An assistant coach to Mike Budenholzer during the Milwaukee Bucks run to the NBA title as well as the first college coach to really build their program utilising Australian talent. Dunlap helped develop a number of NBL talent including Jesse Wagstaff, Mark Worthington, Luke Kendall, Rupert Sapwell and plenty of others and he joins us in this episode to go through his career, learnings and memories of coaching in Aust ..read more
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IMPROVED AUDIO - Brian Goorjian (Australian Boomers) gives a game by game breakdown of the FIBA World Cup and his take on what needs to change
Aussie Hoopla NBL & NBA Podcast
by The Aussie Hoopla Team
5M ago
Brian Goorjian coached and selected the Australian Boomers team which participated in the FIBA World Cup. With the team finishing in tenth place, a lot of narratives have been presented in the media, whether that be questioning the players selected, or if Brian should even remain the coach for the upcoming Olympics. Goorj joins Aussie Hoopla host Dan Boyce to break down the Boomers campaign, going through each game in great detail in terms of what he and the coaching staff were thinking and planning to do. It's a privileged peak behind the curtain with one of the country's greatest coaches and ..read more
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Brian Goorjian (Australian Boomers) gives a game by game breakdown of the FIBA World Cup and his take on what needs to change
Aussie Hoopla NBL & NBA Podcast
by Dan Boyce
5M ago
Brian Goorjian coached and selected the Australian Boomers team which participated in the FIBA World Cup. With the team finishing in tenth place, a lot of narratives have been presented in the media, whether that be questioning the players selected, or if Brian should even remain the coach for the upcoming Olympics. Goorj joins Aussie Hoopla host Dan Boyce to break down the Boomers campaign, going through each game in great detail in terms of what he and the coaching staff were thinking and planning to do. It's a privelidged peak behind the curtain with one of the country's greatest coaches an ..read more
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