NBL Roundtable Podcast

Bringing you NBL news on and off the court, this is the NBL Roundtable. Join Julian Daw & Matt McQuade throughout the NBL season + our special deep dive series exploring the 43-year history of the National Basketball League.

Recent Episodes

NBL Roundtable - Perth Wildcats "Building a dynasty" 1987-1990


The Perth Wildcats have made 34 straight playoffs and won 10 championships, but believe it or not, there was a time where the Wildcats were mired in mediocrity. Then the Wildcats brought in Cal Bruton ahead of the 1987 season to turn things around and the rest is history. A history which is retold by Cal to Matt McQuade & Julian Daw in this special look at the Wildcats from 1987 to 1990.

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#NBL21 Season Preview


A new season of the NBL Roundtable kicks off with our complete season preview! Every team is put under the microscope as our panel picks who will be the x factors, finalists, all-stars and the MVP. Plus our picks of who will take out the NBL title. Joining hosts Julian Daw & Matt McQuade are respected journalist Boti Nagy & former NBL Champion Peter Hooley

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NBL Roundtable - December 1st & 3rd 2020


The NBL Roundtable has a new home on Cluch Radio! Our first live edition of the NBL Roundtable on Cluch discusses the impact of Andrew Bogut's retirement, LaMelo & RJ at the NBA Draft, the Next Stars program for 2021 and a look at how each side is placed with tipoff five weeks away....

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History of the Adelaide 36ers

As part of our continued look at the history of all the clubs that have graced the NBL we dive into the history of the Adelaide 36ers! A club with a rich history of packed houses, rabid fans and memorable moments. 36ers legend Brett Maher & iconic basketball journalist Boti Nagy join Matt McQuade & host Julian Daw for a complete retrospective on the 36ers then and now

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History of the Sydney Kings Part 2

Julian, Brad & Matt pick up where they left off for part 2 of the Sydney Kings retrospective chronicling the three-peat, collapse of the Kings in 2008 & subsequent resurrection, saying goodbye to the Entertainment Centre & moving to Qudos Bank Arena and the arrival of Andrew Bogut.

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History of the Sydney Kings Part 1

The Sydney Kings, the purple & gold. The "merger" of the West Sydney Westars and the Sydney Supersonics in October 1987 gave berth to a new glamour club in the NBL. Part 1 sees former Sydney Kings Captain Brad Rosen and Matt McQuade join Julian Daw to discuss the period from...

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NBL Roundtable - The First Decade (1979-1989)

Our deep-dive series of NBL history goes all the way back to the start, the first ten years of the National Basketball League. Starting as the National Invitational Basketball League in 1979 the NBL would evolve from playing in barn sheds to arenas as the '80s unfolded. Joining Julian Daw & Matt McQuade are legendary basketball writer Boti Nagy & the "Black Pearl" himself Cal Bruton

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Deep Dive - The 1990's Volume 1 (1990-1995)

Matt McQuade & Mark Schiralli join Julian Daw to reminisce on the first golden age of the National Basketball League spanning from 1990 to 1995. The first Perth Wildcats dynasty, the Tigers/Magic/Giants battles for Melbourne dominance and the Sydney Kings becoming the pride of the harbour city. We hope you enjoy this special deep dive edition of the NBL Roundtable.

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