Diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and given 3-6 months to live, 63 year old Mike Wrubleski, Australian basketball identity, gives an emotional speech. He talks about his passion for basketball, his family and life. Some of the sound and camera work are average but the four clips below are definitely worth seeing. It’s not a farewell […]
The first National Basketball League grand final was played at Albert Park stadium here in Melbourne Australia in 1979. It was between St Kilda and Canberra and the stadium was packed. It was an exciting time and the NBL became very popular with increased sponsorship deals, television coverage and a huge following. The NBL’s populartity […]
Over the past 12 months I have been re-visiting the past and it has been a fascinating journey. One of the trips down memory lane occured while I was editing and compiling a 25 Year History ebook on a basketball association, in which I was a foundation member. 403 pages, dozens of photographs, newspaper articles, […]
“Down two, with two seconds on the clock in the 4th quarter, Bouton threw a baseball pass (i.e. a prayer) from 55-feet out that left the Mount Vernon faithful with their palms on their heads.” Great blog post from Peter Robert Casey. Peter, thanks for posting this on twitter, it’s brilliant.