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: With the Boomers vs World warmup games awaiting next week, Adam and Tom break down news of the Australian Boomers’ training camp roster being further trimmed down, the direction of the Boomers’ World Cup squad and the big man rotation, Matthew Dellavedova’s phenomenal basketball career and what he’s meant to Australian basketball, how the talented William McDowell-White’s Boomer future opportunities could look like, plus an early look at next week’s games in Melbourne, with Tom bringing more insight at ground level.
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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