Monthly Archives: September 2009

WNBA Opals: playoff update

Seven Australian Opals suited up in the WNBA this season and after one round of the playoffs only three remain…

Blog: Dinamo Poto en route to Russia

After an eight day training camp in Croatia, Australian Opals point guard Alicia Poto has jetted to Russia where she will suit up for Dinamo Novosibirsk.

U14 Boys: Day 4 update from the championship

Results of Wednesday's action from Day 4 of competition:

U14 Boys: A wrap from Day 3 at the Club Championship

Here are the game results from Day 3 of competition at Dandenong:

U14 Boys: Day 2 action at the Club Championship

Now here is a look at the action from Day 2 of competition:

Blog: AIS Men's Tour Diary 1 by Jason Cadee

Australian Emu and Boomer Jason Cadee is in search of Italy's best gelato...

National Indigenous Basketball Championships hit Cairns

The major highlight of the National Indigenous Basketball calendar hits Cairns next week.

VIDEO: Ben Ettridge features in Wheelchair Basketball clinic

Basketball Australia’s National Wheelchair Athlete and Coach Development Manager and Head Coach of the Rollers, Ben Ettridge, was the main event at the 2009 Wheelchair Basketball Coaches and Players Clinic on the Gold Coast on the weekend.

2009 U14 Boys Club Championships Begin....

The tournament opening ceremony was conducted on Court 1 on Sunday afternoon, featuring representatives from the City of Greater Dandenong, the Championship Organising Committee, and Basketball Australia.

This team is living the dream

Sometimes dreams really do come true. Six months ago, the Sunday Mail reported on David Yohan who was leading a group of young men in evening basketball games on an unlit court in a public park in suburban Brisbane, writes Daryl Passmore in the Sunday Mail.

WNBL welcomes back another Opal

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Carly Wilson has signed with WNBL defending champions Canberra for the 2009/10 season.

NWBL: Perth Wheelcats clinch 4th consecutive title

The Perth Wheelcats have claimed their fourth consecutive National Wheelchair Basketball League title with a 106-73 triumph over the Wenty Leagues Wheelkings on Sunday at Sydney Uni Sports and Aquatic Centre.

Deaflympics: Geckos will playoff for seventh

Australia’s Deaf Women’s team will play off for seventh place at the 2009 Deaflympics after a disappointing match in their 2nd crossover match against Ukraine, going down by 83-25.

U14 Club Championships just a week away

The U14 club championships are only a week away with the U14 Boys Club champs tipping off on Sunday September 20 in Dandenong before the U14 Girls from Monday September 28 in Perth.

Gliders team announced for Japan series

Basketball Australia is proud to announce the 13 athletes selected to represent Australia's Women's Wheelchair team in a 'friendly' series against Japan from October 14-17.

Deaflympics: Geckos fall to Lithuania

It was a tough second match of the 2009 Deaflympics for the Australia's Deaf Women's team, the Geckos, losing to Lithuania 110 – 33 in Taipei yesterday.

New appointment for Gems coach Dean Kinsman

Gems Head Coach Dean Kinsman has been appointed as Elite Program Manager for the Sandringham Sabres.

Deaflympics: Geckos off to flying start

Australia's Deaf Women's team, the Geckos, have won their opening match at the 2009 Summer Deaflympics by defeating Hong Kong 63-27 in Taipei yesterday.