NBA Straya NEVER FORGET – OFF-SEASON EDITION: Ben Gordon

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NBA STRAYA #NeverForget OFF-SEASON EDITION! Name: Ben Gordon Nickname: ‘Air Gordon’ / ‘BG7’ ‘Strayan Nickame: ‘Gordo’ / ‘Beeg’ / ‘The Flying Pom’ / ‘Air Spud’ Teams played for: Chicago Bulls (’04-‘09) Detroit Pistons (’09-‘12) Charlotte Hornets (’12-’14) Orlando Magic (’14-‘15) Career Stats (per game): 14.9 pts // 2.5 rebs // 2.5 asts // 43.2 FG% [read more….]

NBA Straya NEVER FORGET – OFF-SEASON EDITION: Bill Laimbeer

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NBA STRAYA #NeverForget OFF-SEASON EDITION! Name: Bill Laimbeer Nickname: ‘Lambs’ / ‘Freddie’ / ‘The Prince of Darkness’ / ‘His Heinous’ ‘Strayan Nickame: ‘Lambo’ / ‘Tooheys’ / ‘The Human Elbow’ / ‘Big Lambo’ / ‘Jason’ / ‘Kruegs’ / ‘White Devil’ / ‘Billy the Bastard’ / ‘Barry Hall’ Teams played for: Cleveland Cavaliers (’80-’82) Detroit Pistons (’82-’94) [read more….]

NBA Straya – Tuesday May 8: CAVS SWEEP THE RAPS & SIXERS BEAT THE CELTICS (Episode 114)

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NBA Straya!! CAVS SWEEP THE RAPS & the SIXERS BEAT THE CELTICS!! Today’s show talks all about LeBron turning Toronto into LeBronto with the Cavs sweeping the Raptors for the second straight year and getting through to the Eastern Conference Finals… and the Sixers finally got on the board (thanks to the refs) against the [read more….]

NBA Straya – NEVER FORGET: Andrew Bogut’s 1st playoff game for Episode 100! vs Detroit, 2006

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! In honour of his appearance in the 100th episode of NBA Straya, today we look back at big Andrew Bogut — the Croatian-Australian Wilt Chamberlain — in his first EVER NBA playoff game 12 years ago… when the big fella went harder than Tony ‘Plugger’ Lockett at the Ballarat Pizza Hut [read more….]

NBA Straya – NEVER FORGET: Thon Maker’s CAREER HIGH NIGHT! Bucks vs Pistons, March 31, 2017

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! 365 days ago today (that’s ‘one year’ for those in the cheap seats), the only man on Earth longer than a Nullarbor roadtrain — South Sudanese-Aussie ledge Thon Maker — had a look in his eye so deeeeevilish that he tugged on his extra-long Milwaukee Bucks jersey and lined up the [read more….]

NBA Straya Never Forget – ‘Bangers’ Aron Baynes CAREER HIGHS ON THE SAME DAY, March 19 vs Nets (2016) & Suns (2017)

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! You little ripper! How’s this!? On this exact day — both one AND two years ago — Aron ‘Bangers’ Baynes tied his hair back into a man-bun tighter than Thorpie’s speedos and posted a pair of massive CAREER HIGHS! On the same day! In BACK-TO-BACK YEARS! That’s more bonkers than that [read more….]

NBA Straya Never Forget – Aron ‘Bangers’ Baynes vs Pistons vs Celtics! Feb 26, 2014 & 2017

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! In a weird twist of fate, both one AND four years ago on THIS VERY DATE, Aron ‘Bangers’ Baynes TWICE played against teams he’d eventually go on to play for! That’s right, in some sort of cosmic alignment that not even the good sorts at Parkes Observatory could’ve seen coming, four [read more….]

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 [read more….]