Monthly Archives: July 2009

Andersen rockets into NBA contention

The Houston Rockets have obtained the NBA rights to Australian Boomer David Andersen.

Gems: Coach Kinsman on the upcoming World Champs

Kinsman says the Gems are a medal chance at the U19 World Championship in Thailand next week.

Aussie U23 Wheelies lose to Sweden in a nail-biter

Australia lost the Bronze medal playoff to Sweden by just one point to finish fourth out of 12 teams at the World Championship.

U16 Nationals: Day 4 Wrap

Follow the games from Day 4 at the U16 National Junior Championships with all the match reports from Ulverstone, Tasmania

Local girl throws down 39 points at U16s

Fifteen-year-old local Irini Alexiou has stunned the crowd by scoring a phenomenal 39 points against NSW Country yesterday at the U16 Australian Junior Championships in Ulverstone, Tasmania.

Global Games: Pearls claim silver medal

The Australian Pearls have claimed the Silver medal at the Global Games after succumbing to Mexico 69-36 in the Gold medal decider overnight in Liberec, Czech Republic.

Australian U23 Wheelies into Bronze medal playoff

The Australian Under-23 Wheelies will playoff for the Bronze medal at the Under-23 Wheelchair Basketball World Championship today after falling to the USA 86-41 in the semi final in Paris overnight.

Gliders' Captain McKenzie prepares for their trip to Canada

The Gliders will train and compete in Canada from July 24 – August 2 at a Four Nations tournament, Tina spoke with Peter Greco on Saturday.

U16 Nationals: Day 3 Wrap

Follow the games from Day 3 at the U16 National Junior Championships with all the match reports from Ulverstone, Tasmania.

Global Games Blog: Pearls poised for Gold medal clash

The Pearls blog from the Global Games in Liberec, Czech Republic.

Global Games: Aussie Pearls into Gold game, Boomerangs finish fifth

The Australian Pearls have advanced to the Gold Medal Game at the 2009 Global Games after defeating Japan 54-30 in Liberec, Czech Republic yesterday.

World Uni Games: Aussie women win Bronze

Australia's Women's team has won the Bronze medal at the World University Games in Belgrade, Serbia after crushing the Czech Republic 88-77 yesterday.

U16 Nationals: Day 2 Wrap

All the game reports from Day 2 at the U16 National Championships in Ulverstone, Tasmania.

Emus finish fourth at Worlds

Australia's Under-19 Men's team has finished fourth at the 2009 FIBA Under-19 World Championship for Men after a tense 87-81 loss to Croatia in the Bronze medal decider at the North Shore Events Centre in Auckland, New Zealand this afternoon.