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The Basketball Show



Join Darren Mahony-Walsh, Nathan Jolly and Manny Hendrix Jnr. weekly when they present The Basketball Show providing local, NBL, NBA and international basketball news, interviews, fixtures, results, ladders, statistics and events.
Known as the only 1 hour sporting radio program in Australia dedicated to basketball.
The Basketball Show is proudly sponsored by Bobcats Basketball Club and Frankston Basketball.
Twitter handle @RPPFMbasketball


High-flying US import from Salt Lake City, Manny Hendrix Jnr. plays for the Western Port Steelers and is Western Port’s Big Star and Development Officer. He also runs Manny’s Hoops Holiday Camp for Junior players.
His father Manny Hendrix Snr. was an acclaimed American Football player for the Dallas Cowboys and has had a huge role in developing Manny’s basketball performance and him as a person.
Hendrix Jnr.  lives his life through his love of basketball, he has strong educational values and has aligned himself with local schools implementing a reading program and promoting literacy in the community.

With a combined 20 years of basketball coaching and administration experience, Darren Mahony-Walsh brings to the FCP program, the coaching perspective, having coached at all levels of Juniors and Seniors, and has also been involved with the State and National programs for over 5 years. Previously the President and Chief Operating Officer at Southern Peninsula Basketball Association, and now the founder and a Director of the Peninsula Bobcats Basketball Club, Darren Mahony-Walsh is able to provide the program with the local industry knowledge.

Nathan has a lifelong connection to the sport of basketball. Being the son of former players, Nathan grew up in the sport initially as a keen spectator then as a player and finally as a coach. Nathan currently works in basketball administration so brings the off-court / Front Office perspective to the RPP FM Basketball program.

Tracee Hutchison is a highly experienced TV/radio presenter, broadcast journalist, producer, director and author.

Her 30-year media career includes on-air roles at JJJ, 7.30 Report, SBS World News, ABC News Radio, 774/Melbourne, 702/Sydney, Radio Australia and Australia’s largest community radio station 3RRR FM where she was also Program Director.
Tracee’s TV production credits include: ‘Rockwiz’, ‘DIG TV’, ‘nomad’, ‘Getaway’ and Network Executive Producer for the Australia Network. She is the author of three books and is a former Op/Ed columnist for the Saturday Age.
Tracee started playing basketball with the Melbourne Tigers Under 10’s and was coached by Lindsay Gaze and later at the Dandenong Rangers at Championship level, coached by Tony Gaze.