NBA Straya – Friday Oct 12: EASTERN CONFERENCE – SEASON PREVIEW EXTRAVAGANZA (Season 2 – Episode 159)

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WELCOME TO NBA Straya – SEASON TWO!  That’s right – we’re back and kicking off the NBA season with our MEGA, NBA Straya SEASON PREVIEW double header: today it’s the Eastern Conference!   NBA Straya takes you through EVERY. TEAM. IN. THE. EAST! There’s OVER-UNDERs & the actual NBA Straya SPOILER ALERT official win-total on [read more….]

NBA Straya NEVER FORGET – OFF-SEASON EDITION: Bob Lanier

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NBA STRAYA #NeverForget OFF-SEASON EDITION! **** #70s & #80s Week **** Name: Bob Lanier Nickname: ‘Dobber’ NBA Straya Nickame: ‘Dobber’ Teams: Detroit Pistons (’70-’80) Milwaukee Bucks (’80-’84) Career Stats (per game): 20.1 pts // 10.1 rebs // 3.1 asts // 51.4 FG% // 76.7 FT% // 15.4 3pt% BEST KNOWN FOR: – averaging a 20 [read more….]

NBA Straya NEVER FORGET – OFF-SEASON EDITION: John Salley

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NBA STRAYA #NeverForget OFF-SEASON EDITION! Name: John Salley Nickname: ‘Spider’ Strayan Nickame: ‘Long John’ / ‘The Huntsman’ / ‘Sallo’ Teams: Detroit Pistons (’86-‘92) Miami Heat (’92-‘95) Toronto Raptors (’95-‘96) Chicago Bulls (‘96) Los Angeles Lakers (’99-’00) Career Stats (per game): 7.0 pts // 4.5 rebs // 1.2 asts // 1.3 blks // 50.6 FG% // [read more….]

NBA Straya NEVER FORGET – OFF-SEASON EDITION: Cliff Robinson

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NBA STRAYA #NeverForget OFF-SEASON EDITION! Name: Cliff Robinson Nickname: ‘Uncle Cliffy’ ‘Strayan Nickame: ‘Uncle Spliffy’ / ‘Spliff Bonginson’ Teams: Portland Trail Blazers (’89-‘97) Phoenix Suns (’97-‘01) Detroit Pistons (’01-’03) Golden State Warriors (’03-’05) New Jersey #Nets (’05-’07) Career Stats (per game): 14.2 pts // 4.6 rebs // 2.2 asts // 1.0 stls // 1.0 blks [read more….]

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….]