Downtown’s Tommy Greer and Liam Santamaria discuss all the latest NBL and NBA basketball news and debate the hottest issues in the game.
Tommy “Grizz” Greer (@tommygreer10) is the retired Captain of the Melbourne Tigers. He racked up an impressive 9 years playing in the NBL, including 4 as captain, and he brings his pro insights and fresh perspective on all things basketball.
Liam “Tizz” Santamaria (@liam_santa) has spent his whole life involved with hoops. He spent one NBL season in the vital role of 4th-string PG with the Victoria Titans, but he’s now more likely to be found behind the mic at SEN Sports Radio in Melbourne or watching and writing about the game.
Always keeping the boys in line is Brett "BT" Thomas (@BrettT_SEN) 'in the box with the drops.
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115 – NBL #HardBall Daniel Kickert & Rob Beveridge
Tommy Greer and Liam Santamaria discuss all the major storylines from the opening couple of rounds of #HardBall.
The boys also chat to Melbourne United star Daniel Kickert about his team’s 3-0 start and Illawarra Hawks head coach Rob Beveridge about his return to the league.
All that plus BT in the Box, Studs & Duds and more.
114 – Corey Webster, Nick Marvin and Nate Jawai
Corey Webster joins the podcast for an exclusive chat direct from New Orleans and the boys talk all things Perth Wildcats with CEO Nick Marvin and star recruit Nate Jawai.
Webster breaks down the details of his workouts with the Pelicans and the ins and outs of his non-guaranteed NBA contract.
Marvin discusses the sudden departure of Hugh Greenwood, the Wildcats new recruits and his thoughts on the NBL’s new broadcast deal.
Jawai explains the personal details of the scary neck injury he sustained in 2013 and his reasons behind returning to the NBL with the Wildcats.
113 – Ryan Broekhoff
Grizz, Tizz & BT chat to Australian Boomers star Ryan Broekhoff about his European contract situation, the recent Olympic Qualifying series and his experiences playing in the NBA Summer League.
112 – Boomers Wrap and David Andersen
Grizz, Tizz & BT discuss the FIBA Oceania Championships between Australia and New Zealand and chat to Boomers legend David Andersen about his sensational career.
111 – NBL Rebrand Launch
NBL Chairman Graeme Wade and General Manager Jeremy Loeliger answer questions from Roy Ward, Nick Smart and Liam Santamaria at the league’s rebrand launch in Melbourne.
110 – Brock Motum and Brendan Joyce
Liam Santamaria and Brett Thomas chat to Boomers star Brock Motum and Opals coach Brendan Joyce about the upcoming FIBA Oceania Championships.
Motum discusses his new European contract, his decision to turn down the Utah Jazz, the injury to Dante Exum and the form of the Boomers.
Joyce discusses his approach to coaching the Opals, exciting youngster Steph Talbot, the Liz Cambage situation and the makeup of his squad to take on New Zealand.
Customer ReviewsSee All
Best B'ball podcast on the Net
Great listen as an NBL fan. Need a Grizz and Tizz NBA podcast again please.
Better than a date with Miranda Kerr
Fun show for Aussie basketball fans
Love your work guys. Good coverage of both NBL and NBA. Great mix of fun and more serious analysis.