NBA Straya Never Forget: Andrew Bogut vs New Jersey Nets, Feb 10 2010

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  #NBA #Straya Never Forget! Eight years back, long before he was leading Stephen Curry & the Golden State Warriors to an NBA title, Andrew Bogut, — the Croatian Wilt Chamberlain — stood taller than Mount Kosciuszko and led the Milwaukee Bucks to a win over the New Jersey #Nets more crushing than the time […]

NBA Straya Never Forget: Matthew Dellavedova vs Memphis, Feb 9 2014

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  #NBA #Straya Never Forget! **phone ringing** ME: Hello? TELEMARKETER: Hello sir, my name is Steven and I wou… ME [interrupting]: Lemme stop you right there Stevo… Have you heard the good news? TELEMARKETER: Uh… what? ME: That’s it’s the fourth anniversary of a rookie Delly leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to a crucial win over […]

NBA ‘Straya – Never Forget! Patty Mills vs Charlotte, Feb 8 2014

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! Four years ago today, Australia’s bala supreme, Patty ‘Thrills’ Mills was in his third year with the San Antonio Spurs and well on his way to leading them to their fifth NBA title. But on a cold February night in North Carolina, Patty Cakes tugged on the ol’ black and silver […]

NBA ‘Straya – Never Forget! Dante Exum vs Sacramento, Feb 7 2015

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! A scant three years ago today, back when Australian basketball’s forgotten man Dante Exum — aka Kangaroo Kobe — played basketball instead of just Call of Duty, the Aussie point god was in his rookie year and tearing up the NBA, starting his 12th ever NBA game for his Utah Jazz! […]

NBA ‘Straya – Never Forget! Aron ‘Bangers’ Baynes vs Philly, Feb 6 2017

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! One year ago today, Aron ‘Bangers’ Baynes — everyone’s favourite dump truck disguised as an NBA player — tied his hair up in a man bun tighter than Warwick Capper’s shorts and led his Detroit Pistons to a big win over the Philadelphia 76ers… and put up his THIRD best game […]

NBA ‘Straya – Never Forget! Cam ‘Air’ Bairstow vs Denver, Feb 5 2016

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! It might be hard to believe, but it was only two short years ago that Cam ‘Air’ Bairstow was tying back his flowing flaxen locks, shrugging on a No. 41 Chicago Bulls jersey with the lithe grace of a young David ‘The Admiral’ Robinson mixed with a cheetah, starting his THIRD-EVER […]

NBA ‘Straya – Never Forget! Chris Anstey vs Boston, Feb 4 1998

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! 20 years ago today the first sighting of a real life unicorn was reported, as Chris Anstey — aka the Original Unicorn, aka the Melbourne Menace, aka Aussie Porzingis — went to work for the Dallas Mavericks in a loss to the Boston Celtics… and had the BEST game of his […]

NBA ‘Straya – Never Forget! Thon Maker vs Denver, Feb 3 2017

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! On this day 12 months ago, ‘Strayan-South Sudanese absolute ledge Thon ‘ThonSong’ Maker made it rain for his Milwaukee Bucks like SisQó in the club in 2002, playing a PERFECT GAME and leaving the Denver Nuggets more cooked than Dr Karl on the pingas! Playing only the 25th game of his […]

NBA ‘Straya – Never Forget! Mark Bradtke vs Orlando, Jan 31 1997

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! 21 years ago today, Mark Bradtke — aka the Aussie Arvydas Sabonis — suited up for Rocky’s hometown, the City of Brotherly Love, as Allen Iverson and the Philadelphia 76ers lost a heartbreaker to Penny Hardaway’s Orlando Magic. Unfortunately for Bradtke — Australia’s hairiest and sweatiest export since DK Lillee was […]

NBA ‘Straya NEVER FORGET: David Andersen vs Phoenix, Jan 30 2011

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! It was 7 years ago today that full blown Aussie ledge David Andersen – aka Stretched-Out Delly – pulled on the ol’ white and teal for the #NewOrleansHornets and smashed the Phoenix Suns like the Danish Viking Kings he’s descended from, having one of his best games for The Crescent City. […]