NBA Straya – Thurs Mar 21: MITCH CREEK (Episode 250)

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IT’S THE 250TH EPISODE OF NBA Straya! WITH THE HORSHAM HAMMER HIMSELF, MITCH CREEK! That’s right – our VERY special guest for the 250th episode of NBA Straya is the Brooklyn Nets, Long Island Nets, Australian Boomers, Adelaide 36ers & Horsham Hornets very own MITCH CREEK! We chat about his insane year, including the part [read more….]

NBA Straya Never Forget – Mark Bradtke’s BEST NBA GAME EVER, Sixers vs Charlotte, March 15 1997

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! Hoist ‘em up! 22 years ago today, the Big Unit himself, Mark Bradtke — the Aussie Arvydas Sabonis — tugged his No.50 Philadelphia 76ers jersey over his gloriously voluptuous chest hair, followed an arguing Allen Iverson and Jerry Stackhouse out onto the hardwood and threw his sweaty chassis into battle with [read more….]

NBA Straya ‘Never Forget’ series – Matthew Dellavedova – Delly vs the Pacers, Feb 27, 2015

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget series! SCENE: ** Waiting to be served at an NYC bar. Bartender points to the fella next to ME **   RANDOM BLOKE: [to me] Sorry, were you next? ME: Nah nah, you’re right, off you go RANDOM BLOKE: [to the bartender] Yeah, I’ll have two vodka sodas and two white wines please [read more….]

NBA Straya – NEVER FORGET! Mark Bradtke career high vs Boston, April 17, 1997

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! How’s this big haired ledge! That’s right, on this day, 22 years ago, Big Mark Bradtke, the gloriously maned Aussie Arvydas Sabonis, was coming to the end of his lone NBA season with the Philadelphia 76ers. And, in his second-last EVER game in the NBA, the Noarlunga Leviathan had a CAREER [read more….]

NBA Straya Never Forget – Nathan Jawai ‘Aussie Shaq’ FINAL NBA GAME vs Sacramento, March 14, 2010

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! It’s not often we have a day steeped in sadness here at NBA Straya… but here it is. Nine years ago, on this very day, the man the size of the Gulf of Carpentaria… the one… the only… Outback Shaq played his LAST EVER NBA game. That’s right, Nathan Jawai — [read more….]

NBA Straya Never Forget – Andrew Gaze NBA Career High vs the Clippers, Mar 6, 1999

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! Hoist ‘em up! 20 years ago, ON THIS VERY DAY, Andrew ‘Gazey’ Gaze — aka the Aussie Larry Bird, aka The Grey Mamba — had the GAME OF HIS NBA LIFE. Brought in to get his San Antonio Spurs over the hump in a 29-point win over the L.A. Clippers, Grey [read more….]

NBA Straya – Tues Apr 23: SEEYA PISTONS & THE SUNS ARE IDIOTS (Episode 270)

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Wildly entertaining couple of games today: the Bucks eliminated the Pistons, the Jazz got up and got on the board against the Rockets and we all remembered that Donovan Mitchell can be very, very good! Not good: the Phoenix Suns who fired their coach, and the sexual assault allegations against Luke Walton. Geeeeeez. Anyway – [read more….]

NBA Straya – Mon Apr 22: PUNCH ONS & ELIMINATIONS: EASTER WEEKEND WRAP (Episode 269 – NICE)

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WHAT A WEEKEND OF NBA PLAYOFFS! That was fun-as! We had a GM try to fight some refs, Jared Dudley tried to fight all of Philly, we said ‘goodbye’ to the Indiana Pacers, we had a couple of meltdowns AND we’ve finally figured out the answer to ‘who’s better out of Andrew Bogut and Boogie [read more….]

NBA Straya – Thurs Apr 18: KYRIE KILLS INDY, HARDEN MAULS UTAH & GIANNIS SMASH + EASTER WEEKEND PREVIEW (Episode 268)

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Damn Kyrie… Damn Giannis… Damnnn James… that was a BEATDOWN of a day.. Boston came back to embarrass Indiana, the Bucks stomped the Pistons and Rockets jumped the Jazz early in a fun day of game 2s! NBA Straya breaks it all down for you with That’s Not a Knife, Old Mate No Mates, Spud [read more….]

NBA Straya – Wed Apr 17: RAPTORS DON’T SUCK, JAMAL MURRAY GOES OFF, DAME SMASHES RUSTY & BOOGIE DONE FOR THE SEASON? (Episode 267)

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Q: How much fun are the NBA PLAYOFFS!?!? A: Heaps as! Mate – today we had the Raptors go hammer and tongs on the Magic, Jammin Jamal Murray burst into flame to lead the Nuggets come back from 19 to pop the Spurs and then the Blazers beat up the Thunder! it was awesome… just [read more….]

NBA Straya – Tues Apr 16: WARRIORS BLOW A 3-1 LEAD AGAIN + BEN SIMMONS SMASHES (Episode 266)

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The Warriors blew a 3-1 lead… AGAIN! This time it was a PLAYOFF RECORD 31-point lead, but still. Unbelievable! … Also, BEN SIMMONS and the Sixers absolutely SMASHED the Nets in our fun-as-hell game 2s today! Also – Zion Williamson declared for the draft and so did Aussie William McDowell-White! SO! We wrap up today [read more….]

NBA Straya – Mon Apr 15: UPSETS GALORE – PLAYOFF OPENING WEEKEND WRAP (Episode 265)

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WHAT A WILD OPENING PLAYOFF WEEKEND! The Nets popped the Sixers! The Spurs consumed the Nuggs! Somehow (DJ!) the MAGIC beat the Raptors!?!?! Also – the Bucks & Warriors stomped their 8-seeded opponents, and the other games were pretty ok… but still. Wild times. So we wrap ALL that with the usual chicanery and ridiculousness… [read more….]

NBA Straya – Fri Apr 12: PLAYOFF PREVIEW & MVP + AWARDS YEAH-NAH!! (Episode 264)

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PLAYOFFS!? PLAYOFF? Ayyy! It’s the NBA Playoffs! aaaaand your old mate NBA Straya is here to break ’em ALL down for you with a MEGA NBA PLAYOFF PREVIEW POD! Yerp – we’re breaking down all 8 first round matchups with ONE BIG QUESTION, KEY BLOKES, MATCHUPS TO LOOK OUT FOR and a pick for how [read more….]

NBA Straya – Thurs Apr 11: A WILD FINAL DAY OF THE REGULAR SEASON (Episode 263)

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What an AWESOME day to finish the NBA’s regular season! We had the final games of Dirk & D Wade (with the Banana Boat crew in attendance), we had some MASSIVE COMEBACKS… the PLAYOFF SEEDINGS changed right up til the end… and now we have our playoff matchups and everything all ready to go!!! We’ve [read more….]

NBA Straya – Wed Apr 10: MAGIC JOHNSON QUITS LAKERS & DIRK + D-WADE RETIRE (Episode 262)

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HAHAHA. What an INSANE, CRAZY, BAT-GUANO DAY OF NBA!!! MAGIC publicly quit before telling his boss. DWYANE WADE dropped 30 in a win for his final home game. DIRK dropped 30 and DUNKED in a win for HIS final home game. Jamal Crawford dropped 51. ANTHONY DAVIS showed up in a “That’s all folks” shirt [read more….]

NBA Straya – Tues Apr 9: PLAYOFF PREVIEW w/ PDX PETE EATING PIEROGIS IN PITTSBURGH (Episode 261)

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No NBA games today, so we welcome on recurring guest PDX Pete to talk playoffs while he’s in Pittsburgh eating pierogis… it’s a lot of Ps. We touch on the Portland Trail Blazers, the best Playoff storylines, some MVP and Rookie of the Year award talk and whether ANYONE has a chance to knock off [read more….]