The year that was in Aussie hoops
2021 was a year to remember for Australian basketball fans. We take a look back on the year that was, including all the highs and lows.
As we edge ever so closer to 2022, it’s a great chance to look back and reflect on the year that was 2021.
It was another 12 months ravaged by Covid, however, basketball endured and left us with some great, and not so great, moments.
‘Tis the season of reminiscing, so let’s roll the written montage that was 2021 in Aussie hoops.
The Curious Case of Ben Simmons
In the first half of 2021, Ben Simmons became a three-time All-Star and a two-time NBA All-Defensive First Team member. His 76ers were the number one seed in the East and looked destined to at least make the Eastern Conference finals in what was deemed the softer side of the draw.