Posts Tagged ‘Matthew Dellavedova’

A good day for Australian basketball

The Golden Age of Australian Basketball continued today with Matthew Dellavedova securing a place on the Cleveland Cavaliers 15-man roster, and Andrew Bogut receiving a three-year, $36 million extension (with incentives) with the Golden State Warriors. Well done lads, thoroughly deserved.

Whats Doin: Blake Griffin dons a different red and white

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * No, you aren’t imagining things – that is Blake Griffin wearing a St George-Illawarra Dragons jersey. * Ben Simmons makes an impact for Montverde at the National High School Invitational. * Kobe Bryant denies Will Barton at the rim. This guy! * Brandon […]

Matthew Dellavedova on ESPN’s Aussies Abroad

Is Matthew Dellavadova an NBA talent?

Recently, Aussie St Mary’s star Matthew Dellavadova has been getting quite a bit of attention on the college basketball scene. His stats for the year have been pretty impressive (15.4ppg and 6.6apg) and he’s also the focal point of the Gaels offense as they look set to make the NCAA tournament. In addition, following a […]

Sports Illustrated get on board, feature Matthew Dellavedova

He’s the man of the hour, that’s for sure. That’s two major features by two prominent US sports media outlets in the space of a week. The SI feature is particularly good because it also delves into his younger years back in Auzz. Here’s a snippet: But what really stands out about Dellavedova are things […]

Is Matthew Dellavedova the most underrated player in college hoops?

CBSSports.com thinks so. Check out this excellent feature on Delly. Here’s a snippet: He’s a 40-percent 3-point shooter and 89 percent foul shooter. Oh, and according to Synergy, which obsessively tracks almost any kind of offensive statistic that you could imagine, Dellavedova is one of the best pick-and-roll players in the game. Among guys with […]

Matthew Dellavedova hits crazy game winner in college hoops

St. Mary’s guard and Aussie Boomer Matthew Dellavedova hits an outrageous 3 point buzzer-beater to steal the win over BYU. Wow!! They don’t come much better than that.

Aussie Roundup – 25th November 2012

Shaun is the newest writer to hit the pine for NBAMate. He talks about basketball (on 97.9FM, check it out) and writes about it because he’s 5’10 and can’t jump. He supports the Washington Wizards (not a typo) thanks to NBA live 97 and 98, and he also enjoys long walks on the beach. It’s […]

The Next Great Aussie NBA Hope?

Evidently I don’t read Chad Ford’s blogs enough. A few days ago Ford wrote a piece (you’ll need an ESPN Insider account) on a “few breakout players that scouts can’t stop talking about”. Included in that blog, was a very important bit of news for Aussie NBA Fans. Here’s an excerpt: For the second straight […]