New Platform Leaves DC Sports Fans Spoilt For Choice

Sports fans all over the Washington DC and surrounding regions are set to follow their favorite teams at a whole new level, following the release of Monumental Sports Network’s new OTT subscription service.

The Rise of Canadian Basketball

When you think of powerhouse national basketball teams, Canada isn’t one that generally springs to mind. Argentina, Greece, Spain, Brazil and of course, the USA are all top of the list to most people.

Boomers’ battle against Tall Blacks

The Australian Boomers have beaten the New Zealand Tall Blacks in their Oceania Championship game in Melbourne tonight, overcoming a slow start and a gusty Kiwi fightback, to eventually prevail 71-59 in front of 15,062 fans.

Aussies in the NBA

  As the 2014-15 NBA season continues, many of the eight Australians within the league continue to perform well. Australia has a small, yet proud history within the NBA, having produced 18 players who have reached the highest level. The most famous of which is Luc Longley who played for four teams during 1991-2001, winning three…

NBA 2014-15, Early Trends

The Good – Hot teams; Golden State Warriors, Memphis Grizzlies and Toronto Raptors When I put together my predictions for this season I had the Warriors finishing with the fourth seed in the Western Conference, but I may have sold them a little short. The ‘Dubs’ have been on fire this year and boast an…

Bogut, Warriors off to a flyer

The Golden State Warriors are the only undefeated team in the NBA and a lot of that success has been achieved with the impressive performances from Australian Andrew Bogut. Having been plagued by injuries in recent seasons, 29-year-old Bogut appears fresh, fit and fired up, having performed well in the majority of the Warriors’ five…

Complete 14-15 NBA Preview

The 2014/15 NBA season tips off this week so I thought I would go through my predictions of the playoff seeds for both conferences. WESTERN CONFERENCE: Team, (last season), projected wins – probable starting five on opening night San Antonio Spurs (1) 58-24 – Parker, Green, Leonard, Duncan, Splitter/Diaw The Spurs finished last season in…

United Destroy Kings in Blitz

Game 2 of the second day of the NBL Blitz in Brisbane was between the Sydney Kings and Melbourne United. United lost their first game, on day 1, against the Townsville Crocodiles after being up by 19pts at one stage of the game. United showed a real weakness against a zone defense during their game…

Crocs Stun United in Blitz Opener

The first game of the 2014 NBL Blitz took place in Brisbane tonight between Melbourne United and the Townsville Crocodiles. With both teams having new imports and added depth on their rosters it was sure to be an entertaining affair. The Melbourne side also boasting a few returning Aussies in the forms of Daniel Kickert…

Nothing in Tanking Talk

There’s been plenty of talk in recent days about the Australia/Angola group match up in the FIBA World Cup. The talk has been centered around the supposed tanking that took place in the game by the Boomers, so that they would avoid facing the USA until the Semi-Finals, should they have made it that far….