Channel Seven's popular 'Sunrise' sports anchorman Mark Beretta has been confirmed as the host of Basketball Australia's Brand Launch and world record dribbling attempt at Melbourne's Federation Square on Tuesday 7 April.
Organizers for the London 2012 Olympics have been given a thumbs-up to begin construction on an $83 million temporary basketball arena, writes Fiba.com.
Basketball Australia in partnership with Basketball Victoria are organising an attempt on the World Record for people dribbling basketballs simultaneously and we need your help to make it successful. This will take place on Tuesday 7 April from 12:30pm to 2:30pm in Melbourne's Federation Square.
Olympians David Andersen and Matt Nielsen, along with Boomers squad member Andrew Ogilvy, have helped their teams to vital victories in overseas competition this week. Combining that with the return of popular point guard Patty Mills and remembering the NBL Grand Finals and youâ€™ll find mountains of motivation to keep an eye on Australiaâ€™s elite.
The Board of Basketball Australia met on 24 February with a major focus to drive the outcomes of the reform agenda. 27 February marked the lodgement deadline for Expressions of Interest (EOI) in the 2009/10 Menâ€™s National Elite season and assessment of submissions is currently underway. Recommendations will be tabled to a subcommittee of the Board, with the Board making its final decision in due course.