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.
Host Adam Webster will be leading 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 introduce the chat proper, which was conducted by Ben with Andrew Gaze at an NBA breakfast event on Saturday, that featured the limited edition Mitchell & Ness Aussie Legends line, celebrating Gaze’s career.
In this conversation that lasted nearly an hour, topics covered (but not limited to): Gaze’s basketball journey including a what-if Boston Celtic opportunity, one of his more memorable shots as a player, finding balance for the Boomers squad in the upcoming FIBA 2023 Basketball World Cup, why he thinks a World Cup medal is harder to win compared to the Olympics, and more.
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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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