FIBA World Cup: Brazil dominate rivals and Boomers come up short

By: Kamal Hylton (@KamalHylton) Yesterday’s knockout games were good, but today’s games were even better! Providing excitement and drama in two games that were billed as interesting clashes. Brazil too strong for Argentina In a battle of two South American rivals that aren’t fond of each other on the pitch or on the court, it […]

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FIBA World Cup: Splash Bros. highlight beginning of knockout stages

By: Kamal Hylton (@KamalHylton) Group stage play is now behind us, a part of the competition that had some interesting teams, moments and games. This included the upset of the tournament with Senegal defeating a major European nation in Croatia 77-75, the Philippines ending a 40-year drought in major FIBA competition with a 81-79 win […]

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MJ’s Cons Go To Auction

ESPN and Darren Rovell are reporting that a pair of old, worn 1980’s Converse basketball shoes are going to Auction in the United States, and the bidding starts at over $5,000!  The catch? they were worn by His Airness, Michael Jordan, during the 1984 Olympic Games Gold Medal match. The shoes were reportedly signed and […]

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Quality Slice

I sent out quite possibly the worst hint for this upcoming article and without fail it was easily dismantled and figured out. Thanks to Nick How for trying to stir the pot and throw in names such as Ian Botham and Glen Davis.   About a year ago for a school assignment I wrote an […]

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NBA: NBA Draft


Following on from Nick C’s opening Julius Randle Rookie feature, I have decided to choose new Boston Celtics draftee Marcus Smart. My decision behind the pick was that as a Boston Celtics fan, I feel I can give a true account to his Rookie season as I’ll be watching him more than any other rookie in […]

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Rookie Watch: Elfryid Payton (ORL)

Hands up if you had heard of Elfrid Payton before the combine? My bet is you didn’t. In fact, when I heard that my team had worked him out, I was puzzled, I knew nothing about him and yet they were looking at him for 7th pick. It seemed a stretch, at first, but I […]

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Senegal the surprise package so far at FIBA World Cup

By: Kamal Hylton (@KamalHylton) When the final horn sounded emotions were written all over the players faces, jubilant celebrations were shared with the traveling supporters and the dancing moves were busted out. The scenes following a hard fought 77-75 victory over balkan giants Croatia showing just how much it means for these Senegalese players to […]

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Rookie Watch: Julius Randle (LAL)

It’s been a while since we’ve done Rookie Watch here at NBA Nation Australia. Before the 2012/13 season we focused on Jared Sullinger, Bradley Beal and Thomas Robinson throughout their rookie NBA seasons, and the features were always hugely popular.  I chose young shooting guard Bradley Beal, as I believed firmly he would evolve into someone with […]

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On The Brink?

It’s a day late, but better late then never right?   After hearing my man Nick Caro question if he had lost his mind the other day after writing a brilliant article about my beloved Celtics, it got me to thinking. Is being on the brink of insanity all part and parcel with being a […]

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NBA: Indiana Pacers at Boston Celtics

Should the Celtics trade Rajon Rondo?

Free agency 2014 is done and dusted, with most teams finalizing their transactions, and beginning to prepare for the long NBA season ahead of them. The West is stacked, and the East is getting better, but there are still teams who have failed to match the off season efforts of others.  One team which has […]

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