Sunday, December 28, 2008

About The Breakdown with Dave & Audley

The Breakdown with Dave & Audley is a fun, informative, interactive, entertaining, high energy call-in basketball talk show as well as a blog that features interviews with top quality athletes, entertainers and celebrities.

It's hosted by Dave Mendonca and Audley Stephenson and based out of Toronto, Ontario Canada.

The live program airs Sundays @9pm EST at this link.

For more information, visit the Hoopedia page.

Featured Contributors

Sharone Wright

Sharone Wright was an All-state performer at Macon's Southwest high school as a McDonald's All-American. He played basketball for 3 years in the prestigious ACC conference at Clemson University where he is one of it's top 10 all-time players. Sharone was drafted 6th overall by Philadelphia in 1994 and also played for the Toronto Raptors. After 5 years in the NBA, he went to Europe as a player for 7 years and now coaches.

Aly Somani

Aly Somani is a student of the game of basketball and the business of sports. Originally from Toronto, Ontario, Aly decided to “take his talents” to New York City, where he pursued and completed his Masters degree at Columbia University in Manhattan. Aly has experience working with the National Basketball Players Association in a Career Development capacity with players and is now working on an entrepreneurial endeavor. He has a ‘Kobe’ like determination, and an immense passion for the game, we are delighted to have Aly join the NBA Breakdown. Check him out at

Mat MacDonald AKA The Rook

The Rook is currently enrolled in Human Kinetics at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. A frequent contributor to all NBA and Raptors debates along with other sports. Witty, quick and never afraid of a challenge, Mat's here to talk hoops with you and dish out his two cents whenever!

Click here to follow him on Twitter!

Bobby C

Bobby C is New York City's best sports reporter and nobody covers an NBA locker room better. He'll provide the inside scoop all season long through pre and post game interviews and quotes straight from the players themselves.

Check out Bobby C on BronxNet Sports YouTube Channel.

Ryan Ward

Ryan Ward is a passionate and opinionated sports writer that has dedicated himself to his craft over the past five years writing about all the sports he loves from the US and overseas, from International soccer to NFL football, but with an especially passionate interest in NBA basketball and the Los Angeles Lakers.

Follow Ryan on Twitter

Coach Nick

Nick has been a coach for over 15 years at every level between 5th and 12th grades. He served as a basketball manager at the University of Wisconsin – Madison under head coach Stu Jackson and Assistant Coaches Stan Van Gundy (Orlando Magic Head Coach) and Sean Miller (Arizona Head Coach). He is a basketball historian and has conducted extensive interviews about the history of the game with such luminaries as Pete Newell, Tex Winter, Dean Smith, Bill Guthridge, and Herb Brown. He is a triangle offense guru, having cemented a relationship with Coach Winter while coaching in the San Fernando Valley near Los Angeles.

Nick is dedicated to the notion that you can’t be the best basketball player you can be until you’re the best person you can be.

Click here to subscribe to his Bball Breakdown on YouTube or follow him on Twitter.

Mic Boogie

Mic Boogie is the man behind the vocals for The NBA Breakdown theme music. He was born and raised in a blue collar city called Oshawa, where he was surrounded by hockey, rock music, General Motors and don't forget lots of beer & smoke. Between playing high school football and basketball he made time to surround himself with other local MC's and producers interested in making Hip Hop music. Curiosity turned into a hobby a hobby into a passion. That passion now brings you the raw MC & Production styles of, Mic Boogie.

For more info, visit his website.

Theme music for The NBA Breakdown provided by:

The John Sharkey Band

For hoops talk, the way it should be!

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