Tag Archives: NBA Draft

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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Fantasy Draft: Instant Team Analysis

On Saturday I participated in a challenging and deep 14-team Fantasy Draft (15 players per team) – the Fantasy Hoops Insider “Listener League” (we used Yahoo!).  I thought I’d give a quick rundown (what I’m calling an “Instant Analysis”) of the team I drafted. My draft position was 14th out of 14 teams. That was […]

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Draft-only Fantasy League: Draft Recap (Part 1)

Greetings Fantasy NBA fans, Welcome to the draft recap for our recently conducted and rather unique NBA Nation Australia “Draft-only” fantasy league.  If you’re not already familiar with the concept, I’ll briefly explain it here for you, but also feel free to go back and read the introductory article I posted here. Essentially, this was […]

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Why Dante Exum Should Skip College

Australian NBA fans have a lot to look forward to in the next few years and one of those reasons is due to the incredible talent that is Dante Exum. Exum’s draft day stock has risen exponentially this last year and he’s very well placed to become a top 5 pick at worst in the […]

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2013 Bulls Draft Picks

With the 2013 NBA Draft done and dusted it’s time to take a look at just who the Chicago Bulls have selected in this years draft. With the 20th pick, Chicago selected Tony Snell of New Mexico and in the second round, 49th pick they went with Erik Murphy of Florida. Here’s a little rundown […]

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Draft Day – Winners And Losers

Draft day is always full of surprises and today’s was definitely no exception. From the shock selection of Anthony Bennett with the number one pick, to the Pelicans trading Nerlens Noel to the 76ers for Jrue Holiday, the draft certainly had every hoops fan worldwide talking. With that in mind, I’d like to go back […]

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