Julian O'Brien Illawarra Mercury on Hawks ownership change

Episode 98,   Apr 04, 2020, 02:53 AM

'Mr. Hot Scoop' from the Illawarra Mercury, Julian O'Brien, joins the podcast to talk:

- The Stratford ownership era
- The Beveridge relationship 
- The superannuation issues after NBL19 
- Mid season pressure from the NBL to bring in imports 
- Is this Coronavirus related?
- Sydney Kings owner Paul Smith's offer for the team
- Smith's offer timeline and why it was refused
- The misunderstanding between Tory Lavalle and the Ball camp that led to the quote "it's a done deal"
- Does the NBL care more about the NBA than the Hawks?
- The final word of LaMelo Ball then and now 

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