Monthly Archives: July 2008

Gaze on board to rebuild basketball

Australian basketball icon Andrew Gaze was today appointed to the interim board responsible for the merger between Basketball Australia and the NBL, and the overall reform of the sport in Australia.

Vics dominate 2008 U16 titles

Teams from Victoria have dominated the 2008 U16 National Championships, with Vic Metro taking out the Women's and Vic Country the Men's.

Andrew Bogut a down-to-earth NBA star

ANDREW Bogut is big and he's rich. You don't have to talk to him to know that. At 214cm tall – 7ft on his official National Basketball Association profile – he stands out in a crowd, writes Michael Coleman for The Brisbane Courier Mail.

AOC announces men's basketball team for Beijing

For more information please contact: The Australian Olympic Committee has revealed the twelve athletes that will contest

Boomers bounce Brazil at the Acropolis

Australian basketball has continued its hoodoo over Brazil with the Boomers defeating the athletic South Americans 89-84 at

Bogut jets off to sign with Bucks

Basketball Australia can confirm that Andrew Bogut will sign a five-year extension with the Milwaukee Bucks tomorrow

Greece steamrolls shorthanded Boomers

Australia’s men’s basketball team let a first half lead slip away in their Acropolis Tournament match against Greece and fell to the European giants 89-69 in Athens this morning.

Boomers fall to Croatia in Athens cliffhanger

The Australian men’s basketball team lost a thrilling opening game at the Acropolis Tournament in Athens this morning

Boomers bound for India in 2010

Basketball Australia can confirm that the Australia Post Boomers will contest the inaugural Commonwealth basketball championship in India in 2010.

Croatia pips Boomers by a point

The Australia Post Boomers have fallen one point shy of their seventh straight win after losing to Croatia in

AOC names women's team for Beijing

The strongest Australian women’s basketball team ever has been assembled for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.

Boomers top Croatia in Euro hit out

The Australian men’s basketball team shrugged off jet-lag and the loss of a key player to defeat Croatia 78-74 in Rijeka this morning.