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GLADCAST BASKETBALL | Caledonia Gladiators BBL & WBBL

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Podcasting all about the Caledonia Gladiators BBL & WBBL and British Basketball.

Reviews and Interviews with current and past Rocks players as well as discussions on how the team are performing.

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In part 2 we chat more about the BBL. How Steve feels the league need to raise the standards of fan engagement and the product on game day to fill arenas.  We discuss the need for greater broadcasting and the benefits Steve is seeing of 777 and the League inserting a CEO.  We talk more on the court performance and how Steve is seeing the BBL side develop under Coach Murray and how they have improved the package for the team on and off the court.
We have a big one! Steve Timoney joins the podcast for the first time. Steve in this 1st of 3 talks his induction to Pro Basketball. How he is dealing with having to lose and how he is becoming a super fan!  We discuss the importance of supporting and developing officials and working together to better the standards across both the wbbl and bbl, trying to improve standards and skills and his ambitious plans for the future.  Finally we chat about the dream that was created firstly with the Lady Rocks becoming the Caledonia Gladiators and obtaining Playsport.
The Gladiators 6'6 Forward Jeremiah Bailey joins the show.  The charismatic American from Alaska discusses how important his family has been to him and how his summer working out in Vegas has helped him form who he is as a pro so far.  Jeremiah tells us of his enjoyment for the season so far and what to expect from the competitive Gladiator.
Kyle Jimenez is back on the show.  We hear how Kyle got started and the importance his Mum played in his early basketball life. We chat his different route to the pro league and the benefits he felt of playing down in England for his career. The joy Kyle had representing Scotland at 2 major events and how he enjoyed his summer playing 3x3.  We finish talking about this seasons BBL campaign and how much he is enjoying the battle between teams in an ever improving  BBL and the Gladiators plan for the future.
On the show this week is Gb legend, Chantelle Handy. Chantelle discusses her career in basketball from how she started playing, stops across Europe, Playing for GB and the peak of finishing 4th at Eurobasket. We finish off talking about this season and how much she is enjoying the tutorage of coach Miguel with the Gladiators, how excited she is about this rosters potential and the full Gladiator project.   
Prince Onwas joins the show for his 2nd episode of the podcast.  This time we chat his journey into the sport his motives to keep pushing himself.  We hear how important education is to him as he embarks on his 6th season as a professional player. 
The Caledonia Gladiators newest man joins us on the podcast to discuss his move to Scotland.  We chat briefly about his pro journey so far and find out what we should expect from Jordan in the blue of the Gladiators.  check it out and let us know what you think!
Gladiators Big Patrick Tape joins the podcast for the 2nd time as we delve into his basketball story.  Hear how Tape enjoyed his college basketball journey plus his immense pride in being selected to play international basketball in the summer.  Patrick shares how he has also settled into life in Scotland and what we can expect from him for the remainder of the season.
Darryl Wood is back at the club as Assistant coach to Gareth Murray Coach Wood talks about his past experience with the team and how we used that experience to take into the Junior Development coaching he has been doing since.  Hear what Darryl has to say on the new Gladiators and what it can mean for basketball in this country. Plus how excited he is with the roster Coach Murray has recruited. 
WBBL - Erin Jones

WBBL - Erin Jones

2022-10-0916:25

In a pod first I sat down with Gladiators WBBL player Erin Jones.  We spoke about her basketball beginnings and who inspired her to play.  Her time at college and recruitment process.  What we can expect from the Caledionia Gladiators in the WBBL  Finishing off with Erin highlighting how excited she is to get out and explore Scotland.
that time of the pre season when we get the GM on the show.  Sean joins to talk about the expectation for the season ahead on court and all the off court breaking news we have seen this summer.  check it out
with the news breaking that Gareth Murray was going to concentrate solely on coaching for the forthcoming season, there was no better time to have Gareth on to briefly discuss his playing career before we swiftly built towards the new season: - We discuss what he has learnt about himself as a coach. - How he handles recruitment - His summer playing 3x3  - His squad depth and how he is hoping to play this season - How the competition is stacking up - finally the involvement of new owners to the club and what that can mean for basketball in Scotland
The Glasgow Rocks complete their line up of Imports with the brilliant addition of Princeton Onwas.  The 28yr old utility player joins the Rocks on his 6th stop as a pro. Hear what he has to say on joining Glasgow.
David Sloan from East Tennessee State arrives to be the rocks starting Point Guard. The flashy point guard will lace up for the new season and is someone Rocks fans should be excited to watch.
Rocks fans are you ready? Hear from new rocks recruit Darian Adams and hear what he has to say and his excitment about joining the pro ranks with Glasgow.
Rocks continue their recruitment charge building towards the new season with the addition of 6'6 forward Jeremiah Bailey.  Jeremiah joins the Rocks family on the back of 4 strong years of NCAA1 basketball at the Pacific Tigers. He will be looking to take his game to the next level as he signs his first pro deal with Glasgow.
Ever seen Rocks reshare a Scoutory tweet?  not been sure what they do or there involvement with the club and the sport?  Matt Haufer the main man behind it joins us on the show to discuss all thinks basketball and what his organisation does for teams. He also reveals his Rocks connection and what Scoutory does alongside Coach Murray to help assemble to team we see on court.  One of my favourites so far!
The Glasgow Rocks announced their 2nd signing for the forthcoming season and it is a familiar face for a lot of Rocks fans.  Kyle Jimenez re-joins the Rocks after last suiting up for the Glasgow team 2017/18 season. Hear what Kyle has to say on his experience in the NBL in England, His enjoyment of 2018 Commonwealth Games, his future with the Rocks and his excitement for 3x3 at the 2022 Commonwealth Games. 
Jb returns for his 3rd appearance on the Pod to sum up his feelings on last season but to also talk about Scotland in the Commonwealth Games. His experience this time and what he has learnt about 3x3 so far.
We have a brief episode with Rocks first import signing for the 22/23 season.  Patrick Tape joins us for a chat about signing for the Glasgow Rocks and shares how his summer is going.  The next episode with Patrick will definitely one to listen to.  Rocks fans should be excited to see Patrick when he arrives in Glasgow.
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