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 Ben discuss takeaways from the Boomers’ victory over Japan, and how that could translate into the next game against Slovenia. The team isn’t quite the same as the Tokyo 2020 iteration - how will the team prioritise defence with a smaller squad this time?
All 82 games in the FIBA 2023 World Cup will be available live via ESPN Australia. Games featuring the Australian Boomers, Team USA and finals will be available via Kayo Freebies at no charge.
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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