koberulz
Last month

Defensive Player of the Year award named after Damian Martin

Clearly they'd decided this long ago and were just waiting for him to retire.

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LoveBroker  
Last month

Very fitting.

https://nbl.com.au/news/nbl-to-honour-damian-martin

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D2.0  
Last month

Very fitting, and a great way to honour a player who was never flashy, or a high scorer, but have 100% every minute he was on the court.

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Anonymous  
Last month

"Clearly they'd decided this long ago and were just waiting for him to retire." How do you know that?

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Nathan of Perth  
Last month

Great to hear - it's good to see that Damo's name will still be with the league for years to come.

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Anonymous  
Last month

""Clearly they'd decided this long ago and were just waiting for him to retire." How do you know that?"

Because it happened in about three hours after him retiring. It would stand to reason its because discussed long before today so they can make the announcement on the day he retires to honour him.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Wow. So Psychic. But that hardly counts.

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Cornholio  
Last month

Well deserved just as Andrew Gaze is for MVP award.

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Anonymous  
Last month

Don't think it was psychic. Don't think after the announcement Larry made a few phone calls and decided then to change one of the biggest personal awards to Martin then and there.

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Anonymous  
Last month

I think there are too many trophies given out by the NBL. I think instead they should instead name it the Martin Medal

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Anonymous  
Last month

^^^ Sorry... bad grammar above but you know what I mean

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Anonymous  
Last month

"Don't think it was psychic. Don't think after the announcement Larry made a few phone calls and decided then to change one of the biggest personal awards to Martin then and there." Citation required.

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Perthworld  
Last month

Who would the Good Hands Award be named after if it were still around?

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Perthworld  
Last month

The National Basketball League Good Hands honour was awarded annually to a player in the National Basketball League (NBL) between 1990 and 1999. The award was determined by adding assists and steals and subtracting the player's turnover count. After 1999, the award was discontinued.

Anyone got the stats for this if applied to the 2000s? Assists plus steals minus turnovers. D-Mart could have won a few of those as well.

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Tjamu  
Last month

those arguing over whether or not the league had been thinking it for ages or not.

does it matter?

The right name is on the trophy now

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Webcam Luke  
Last month

NBL20: Damo would have come 9th in the good hands award NBL20 with a good hands score of 3.29.

NBL19: Damo would have last won the Good Hands award in NBL19 (4.87 good hands score).
He would have beat Jason Cadee (3.86 good hands score) and Kevin Lisch (3.59 good hands score).

NBL18: If we go back three seasons, Damo would have come second in the good hands award with a score of (4.11). He would have lost to Travis Trice who would have scored 4.22.

NBL17: Damo would have come 4th with a score of 3.59. Cedric Jackson would have won the award with 4.78.

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Webcam Luke  
Last month

I went back over the last 11 seasons:

Damo finishes in the good hands race award (if it still happened):
NBL20 - 9th
NBL19 - 1st
NBL18 - 2nd
NBL17 - 4th
NBL16 - 5th
NBL15 - 1st
NBL14 - 1st
NBL13 - 3rd
NBL12 - 2nd
NBL11 - 4th
NBL10 - 2nd

Enjoy.

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Perthworld  
Last month

Nice work Luke.



Damn that's a lot of silverware. Plus add three Good Hands Award awards however they looked like.

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