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. […]

NBA Straya Never Forget: Luc Longley vs Portland, Jan 29 1998

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! 20 years ago today, Luc Longley — aka Australia’s Bill Russell, aka Lucky Luc, aka the 7-foot John Stockton — suited up for his reigning champion Chicago Bulls and went into Portland’s Rose Garden and laid an almighty smackdown on Arvydas Sabonis and the Portland Trail Blazers only bettered by Shane […]

NBA Straya Never Forget: The Recipe for Shane ‘The Hammer’ Heal vs Sacramento, Jan 28 1997

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! ‘THE HAMMER’ A handy recipe to re-create Shane ‘The Hammer’ Heal’s 3rd-best ever NBA game, 21 years ago today! *What you’ll need* 1 x Shane ‘The Hammer’ Heal, Aussie icon 1 x Minnesota Timberwolves 1 x Sacramento Kings 1 x Target Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1 x January 28, 1997 1 x […]

NBA Straya Never Forget! Andrew Bogut Australia Day vs Dallas 2010

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! Eight years ago today, in a true celebration of Aussie spirit on ‘Straya Day back in 2010, Andrew Bogut — aka the Croatian Wilt Chamberlain — had a skinful of Aussie pride. In between listening to the Hottest 100 to see if Birds of Tokyo would come in No.1, Bogey shredded […]

NBA STRAYA – Never Forget: Shane Heal vs Golden State, Jan 18 1997

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#NBA #Straya Never Forget! January 18, 1997 INT: The Target Center, Minneapolis, MINNESOTA *The 17-21 Minnesota Timberwolves are playing the 15-23 Golden State Warriors. Minnesota coach FLIP SAUNDERS prowls the sidelines, barking orders & glaring at a rookie Stephon Marbury. The Wolves erase a 2-point deficit in the 4th quarter, taking the lead behind 19-year-old […]