NBA Straya – NEVER FORGET! Luc Longley bullies Detroit: Bulls vs Pistons, April 12, 1995

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! On this day, 23 years ago, big Lucien ‘Luc’ Longley — aka Lucky Luc, aka Cool Hands Luc, aka the Thunder from Down Under, aka Aussie Bill Russell — was pulling on his Chicago Bulls togs and busy teaching America’s answer to Andrew Gaze — Michael Jordan — how to play [read more….]

NBA Straya – NEVER FORGET: Luc Longley’s last best game- Phoenix Suns vs New York Knicks, March 26, 1999

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! 19 years ago today, Australia’s Bill Russell, big Lucien ‘Luc’ Longley — aka Lucky Luc, aka Cool Hands Luc, aka the Thunder from Down Under — bestrode the court at America West Arena in Phoenix, and stared big Patrick Ewing and skinny-ol’ Marcus Camby right in the eyes as Luc’s Phoenix [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 – Patty Mills vs the Kings, Mar 8, 2017

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! A years ago today, all the way back in 2017, Patty ‘Thrills’ Mills — aka Patty Cakes, aka Bala Supreme, aka the Torres Strait Terror — wandered into AT&T Center in downtown San Antonio, looked around and went, ‘yeah nah, better light this place up, ay bala!’ Patty then delivered the [read more….]