Welcome to The Podium Pod: The Race for Naismith, a new podcast series that aims to cover the Australian Boomers as they begin their quest for a medal once again, this time in the FIBA 2023 Basketball World Cup.
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Host Adam Webster leads the show together with journalist Tom Hersz and for longtime followers of The Pick and Roll, familiar faces and seasoned voices in Ben Mallis and Jacob Doole. Tom, Jacob and Ben will be travelling and following the action at ground level, adding their perspectives as the games play out.
In this episode: Adam and Tom discuss the back to back Boomers vs World games this week, which featured opponents Brazil and South Sudan. Topics include Jock Landale’s injury and how that likely means a change in the Boomers’ play style, Xavier Cooks’ growing comfort level in the green and gold, Patty Mills’ production, “Molten” Matisse Thybulle possibly not starting, and a shout out to the South Sudanese basketball program.
Don't miss the Australian Boomers’ next warmup game this weekend in Japan, as they face France in preparation for the FIBA 2023 World Cup. This game will be live and free on the 9Network.
In addition to this podcast show, The Pick and Roll will be covering the FIBA 2023 Basketball World Cup over socials (@PickandRollAU) and editorial content on our website as always.
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