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Re: NBA

Postby Gozu » Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:13 pm

Another Aussie joins the NBA with Ryan Broekhoff signing a 2 year deal with Dallas. He was an All-Star this past season in Russia.

Hopefully I might have to jump on the Mavs if Mitch Creek makes the team too.
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Re: NBA

Postby Spargo » Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:35 pm

Frank Ramsey, the NBA’s original “sixth man” has passed away. Ramsey was a 7 time NBA Champion with the Boston Celtics.
He was 86.
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Re: NBA

Postby Gozu » Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:51 pm

Mitch Creek started for Dallas today and had 13 points & 7 boards on 5-7 shooting against Golden State :)

Also former NBL import Torrey Craig who played with Denver last season has re-signed with the Nuggets to a 2 year $4 million deal.
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Re: NBA

Postby Gozu » Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:11 pm

Jonah Bolden the son of former NBL legend Bruce has now become the record 10th Australian in the NBA next season signing with Philly to a 4 year deal after they drafted him in 2017. His new teammate Ben Simmons is also the son of a former NBL import Dave Simmons. Then you've got Cecil Exum's son Dante at the Jazz too.

Jonah Bolden, Ben Simmons, Dante Exum, Patty Mills, Aron Baynes, Matthew Dellavedova, Joe Ingles, Thon Maker, Mangok Mathiang & Ryan Broekhoff.

I remember back in the early-mid '90's how stoked I was see a second Aussie make it to the NBA when the Washington Bullets signed Andrew Gaze to a couple of 10 day contracts joining Luc Longley in the show.

It's crazy for a nation of our small size to now have 10 Aussies in the NBA :D
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Re: NBA

Postby king neptune » Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:46 pm

Boston brushes Philly aside in the opening game
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Re: NBA

Postby Spargo » Wed Oct 17, 2018 2:05 pm

king neptune wrote:Boston brushes Philly aside in the opening game


Really nice spread of points & minutes from Boston.
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Re: NBA

Postby Brodlach » Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:10 pm

Rockets down by 20 in the third quarter against the Pelicans :shock:
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Re: NBA

Postby PatowalongaPirate » Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:23 pm

Brodlach wrote:Rockets down by 20 in the third quarter against the Pelicans :shock:

That has killed my multi lol.

New York scored 49pts in the second quarter vs Atlanta today.
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Re: NBA

Postby Brodlach » Thu Oct 18, 2018 12:24 pm

PatowalongaPirate wrote:
Brodlach wrote:Rockets down by 20 in the third quarter against the Pelicans :shock:

That has killed my multi lol.

New York scored 49pts in the second quarter vs Atlanta today.

Me too!
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Re: NBA

Postby beef » Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:22 pm

NBA is crazy early in the year for any bets unless you back Golden State
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Re: NBA

Postby Jim05 » Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:53 pm

Just happy we got a win to start to the season. 49 points in a quarter though, I never saw that coming
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Re: NBA

Postby PatowalongaPirate » Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:55 pm

Jim05 wrote:Just happy we got a win to start to the season. 49 points in a quarter though, I never saw that coming

Neither did Atlanta :lol:
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Re: NBA

Postby Jim05 » Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:57 pm

PatowalongaPirate wrote:
Jim05 wrote:Just happy we got a win to start to the season. 49 points in a quarter though, I never saw that coming

Neither did Atlanta :lol:

That will be one of our 20-25 wins for the season :(
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Re: NBA

Postby MW » Sun Oct 21, 2018 4:25 pm

Ingram, Rondo and CP3 throwing hands today. Here come the suspensions and fines
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Re: NBA

Postby PatowalongaPirate » Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:48 am

MW wrote:Ingram, Rondo and CP3 throwing hands today. Here come the suspensions and fines

Ingram got 4 games.
Rondo got 3 games.
The grub got 2 games.
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Re: NBA

Postby Spangas » Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:15 am

PatowalongaPirate wrote:
MW wrote:Ingram, Rondo and CP3 throwing hands today. Here come the suspensions and fines

Ingram got 4 games.
Rondo got 3 games.
The grub got 2 games.

From nba.com "Rondo has been suspended for instigating a physical altercation with, and spitting and throwing multiple punches at, Paul."
Although I am not the biggest CP3 fan, it would appear 'the grub' in this instance is Rondo.
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Re: NBA

Postby PatowalongaPirate » Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:46 am

Spangas wrote:
PatowalongaPirate wrote:
MW wrote:Ingram, Rondo and CP3 throwing hands today. Here come the suspensions and fines

Ingram got 4 games.
Rondo got 3 games.
The grub got 2 games.

From nba.com "Rondo has been suspended for instigating a physical altercation with, and spitting and throwing multiple punches at, Paul."
Although I am not the biggest CP3 fan, it would appear 'the grub' in this instance is Rondo.

I've never been a Rondo fan either. Seen the footage, wasn't a spit ; more like he was blowing. Paul went for his eyes.
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Re: NBA

Postby MW » Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:49 am

They're both grubs. The worst is Ingram...fake tough guy
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Re: NBA

Postby beef » Mon Oct 22, 2018 12:06 pm

[quote="MW"]They're both grubs. The worst is Ingram...fake tough guy[/quote]
Just described about 95% of the NBA
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Re: NBA

Postby PatowalongaPirate » Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:47 am

Golden State have scored 92 points to half time in Chicago. Thompson is 10/14 from beyond the arc.
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