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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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NBA Nation Australia + Hoops Podcast QuickDraft

With the NBA draft just around the corner, seriously it’s tomorrow, the boys have come together to give a peculiar twist on a mock draft. Rather than all four (How, Caro, Pumpa, McKern) of them just doing the same old boring thing and showing off their draft picks, they decided to spice things up. Using […]

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Is Danny Ainge Looking To Trade The Celtics Up In This Draft?

With the NBA Draft being just shy of 3 weeks away, the inevitable rumour mill is in full swing.  Yesterday the Boston Herald ran a story that suggested that Boston Celtics GM Danny Ainge has been look at ways to move up in this forthcoming Draft, and has apparently already contacted 2 teams: The source added […]

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2012 NBA Draft Lottery

Draft Lottery Results; Cleveland Awarded #1 Pick

The results of the Draft Lottery are in, and the Cleveland Cavaliers, much to everyone’s shock and awe, have walked away with the number one pick….. Again. For the third time in four years, the Cavs moved up from ninth position to take the #1 spot, denying the Bucks and Sixers the opportunity at the […]

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NBA Nation Australia’s Draft Lottery Roundtable Special Featuring Special Guests

With the Draft Lottery fast approaching this week, us at NBA Nation Australia have been more than excited to see where the picks may fall in what is being called the best Draft class for some time. In this Draft Lottery special roundtable we tackle the questions on the lips of all NBA fans, and […]

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NBA Nation Australia’s Roundtable Featuring Adam Howes, Tom Read and NBA Slander – April 2014

It’s been a long time coming, but NBA Nation Australia’s Roundtable is finally back, and with the 2014 Playoffs just around the corner, there are are a multitude of topics that ache for discussion. From the rise, and subsequent demise of the Indiana Pacers, to an unbelievably close race for the MVP crown, this NBA […]

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The “T” Word

Tanking. It’s like the new planking. Everyone is talking about it so I thought I’d join the party in an upright seated position. Is it happening in the NBA? Is it worth it? Does it work? Or is this just a story that has been blown out of proportion and turned into something bigger than it actually is? After […]

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Your [updated] All-Fantasy NBA Team

The last All-Fantasy NBA Team I posted here at NBA Nation Australia was published early in the season, Novemeber 14th, to be exact.  At that point, we were only a couple of weeks into the 2013/14 Regular Season, blissfully unaware of  the eventual injury crisis that was heading our way. I don’t know about you, […]

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Your All-Fantasy NBA Team – Luke Ryan

After what felt like the longest NBA off-season I’ve experienced, we’re suddenly already 2 weeks into the regular season and fantasy leagues are in full swing.  What I’m specifically loving about this season so far, is the amount of fantasy content out there and how easy it is to connect with other like-minded fantasy coaches. […]

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The Pelican Takes Flight

There’s always added pressure that comes from being drafted first in the NBA. It comes with an expectation that that particular player will be a star in the league. The problem with this kind of expectation is that it’s often misguided hope, whether it’s hope from the fans or hope from the team’s front office […]

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