Monthly Archives: December 2009

Phillin' The Lane: Aussie Records Bring Holiday Cheer

Basketball Australia's US correspondent Phil Moskowitz wraps another week of Aussies in action in the United States.

2010 World Championships Supporters Tour

Basketball Australia and Show Group Enterprises Pty Ltd have partnered together to offer a once-in-a-lifetime supporter's tour for the upcoming men's and women's FIBA World Championships in 2010.

Bogut nets 31 in NBA career high + VIDEO

Australia's Andrew Bogut scored an NBA career high 31 points at 74 per cent shooting today as the Milwaukee Bucks topped the Indiana Pacers in Indianapolis, 84-81.

Boomer Aleks Maric earns back-to-back honours

For the third time in a month, Boomers centre Aleks Maric has earned Euroleague MVP honours by amassing the highest individual performance index rating for regular season in Week 8 despite his team's close Group B road loss against Entente Orleanaise.

Vote for Opals Taylor, Snell & Phillips to be All-Stars

Three Jayco Opals have been nominated to play in the Euroleague All-Star Game in 2010.

In the Paint.. with Brad Newley

Boomer Brad Newley spoke on In the Paint as he recovers from a knee operation in Turkey where he plays with Instanbul club Besiktas.

Newley surgery a success

Basketball Australia can confirm that Olympian Brad Newley has successfully undergone knee surgery in Istanbul.

Ater Majok: From Khartoum to Connecticut

250 Sudanese-Australian basketballers took part in an annual national tournament in Sydney's west on Sunday with Ater Mjok their main inspiration.

Phillin' The Lane: Andersen on high

Basketball Australia's US correspondent Phil Moskowitz wraps another week of Aussies in action in the United States.

School Sports Australia: USA tour wrap

The School Sport Australia tour of the USA wrapped up on Sunday as the men's team fell in the final of the Mt Zion Tournament.

Boomer AJ Ogilvy from Nashville

Following a stint with the Boomers at the 2009 FIBA Oceania Championship, AJ Ogilvy spoke with In the Paint return from Vanderbilt University where he was recently named the South Eastern Conference Player of the Week.

Wayne Caroll from Istanbul

BA's General Manager of High Performance Wayne Carroll speaks with Sport 927's Hamish Neal on 'Overnight Sport'.

Nielsen, Bogut, Andersen and Mills on Worlds draw

Four of Australia's biggest basketball stars have weighed in on the Boomers' inclusion in Group A for the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey.

Jayco Opals lead the way in Euroleague

While Lauren Jackson, Suzy Batkovic-Brown, Kristi Harrower and fellow Beijing Olympian Rohanee Cox are setting the WNBL alight, there are five Jayco Opals putting their skills to the test in the Euroleague.

Aleks Maric: Boomers big man on top in Europe

Boomers centre Aleks Maric has been lighting it up in Europe, earning Player of the Week honours in Week 7 of the prestigious Euroleague competition.

Boomers: Coach Brown rates World opposition

Australia's men's basketball head coach Brett Brown has weighed in on the Boomers' selection in Group A for the 2010 FIBA World Championship.

Men's World Championship schedule released

Following last night's 2010 FIBA World Championship draw in Instanbul, the world governing body of basketball has released the event schedule.

Boomers pooled with Argentina and Serbia at Worlds

Australia's men's basketball team will face Athens Gold Medallists, Argentina, in the pool play at the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey.