I took some time recently to answer a few questions from the dudes at the Most Valuable Network. They wanted to know what it was like covering hoops abroad and what kind of presence the NBA had in Australia. Well, they came to the right place. Check out the interview at their NBA Outsider page.
Here’s a sneak look
What kind of a presence does the NBA have in Australia? Does it get quite a bit of attention from Australian sports fans, or does the league have a more minor role?
If you had asked me this question fifteen years ago I could have told you that basketball (and the NBA) was the single most popular sport in the country. Now it’s barely in the top ten, and a lot of it has to do with media coverage. Until recently, Australia really has been starved of decent NBA coverage…