Posts Tagged ‘Australia Day’

Patty Mills and Tony Parker celebrate Australia Day

This is great.

Welcome to the WoF, Kyrie!

Please make welcome Kyrie ‘Aussie’ Irving to the NBAMate Wall of Fame. We thought this would be a fitting post on Australia Day because it’s not every day that a new face appears in the WoF, especially a guy with this much talent and one who has Aussie roots. Kyrie was born in Australia in […]

‘stralia Day musings

There are very few things uglier than blind patriotism. To borrow a line from Irish playwright G.B.Shaw – who had been known to fling a ball or two at his local peach basket – it is your conviction that this country is superior to all other countries because you were born in it. So in […]

Aussie Roundup – 24 January, 2010

The Bogometer has been a little behind lately, and indeed I haven’t spoken much of Mr. Bogut since I lamented his inability to string four good games together. Well, Drew must have read my post because since I wrote it he has enjoyed his most consistent patch of the season: 5 double-doubles out of 7 […]

The NBA’s Top 10 Aussie Ballers: An Australia Day Tribute

The NBA has become a truly international sport. Last season there were 75 non-US players on NBA rosters, many of them amongst the league’s elite: Yao, Dirk, Nash, Ginobili and Parker to name a few. When you talk about the Australian contingent most people probably think of Andrew Bogut, and maybe hold vague memories of […]