Category Archives: Basketball

What they knew when they traded for him

I was heading out for a feed last Sunday night and found myself reaching for my New York Knicks hoodie in the wardrobe when I froze. There was no way I was going to be seen wearing that logo. In … Continue reading

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Nothing more to say

Sometimes, there’s so much said about a person that it hardly feels like there’s anything more to say. Take Stephen Curry, the world’s most surprising sporting superstar – a guy a good few inches shorter than the average NBA legend, … Continue reading

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Not too much to ask

I grew up in a mixed AFL family, in which all five of us supported different teams. Not long ago, I asked my brother whether he was going to follow in the footsteps of our parents and allow his eldest … Continue reading

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They Love This Game

Various schoolyard cliques have become stereotypes for a reason. Most schools have their jocks, their plastics, their disenchanted emos and their wallflowers. There is one group, though, who are far less celebrated by Hollywood or recognised by their peers and … Continue reading

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The Moment

It’s one of the most awesome YouTube moments of 2013: Did you see the look on his face? Didn’t it remind you of what sport is all about? What? You missed it? Go back. Look for him again. He’s what? … Continue reading

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Global Competitors

To their great credit, the National Basketball League has become the first sporting competition in Australia to deliver their fans with a truly excellent online viewing option. NBL.TV follows in the footsteps of all four major American sporting leagues by … Continue reading

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The Trolls and the Role Models

A couple of weeks ago, the NBA fined New York Knick Amar’e Stoudemire $50,000 for an offensive tweet that he sent in a private message to a fan. Stoudemire said: “Fuck you. I don’t have to do anything fag.” Not … Continue reading

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