Monthly Archives: January 2010

Phillips beats Grima in Opals' Europe battle

There was more Opals action in Europe overnight as Beijing Olympians Erin Phillips and Hollie Grima hit the floor.

Gliders undergo first camp of 2010

Australia's women's wheelchair basketball team, the Gliders, begin a four day training and selection camp at the Australian Institute of Sport on Friday.

Night of mixed fortunes for EuroLeague Opals

It was a night of ups and downs for the Jayco Opals in Euroleague action overnight as Penny Taylor and Belinda Snell's teams continued their strong form while Sam Richards fell out of contention for the Eight-Finals.

Boomers: Maric sidelined with knee injury

BELGRADE -- The sensation of this year's Euroleague, Partizan Belgrade's Australian international Aleks Maric, will be out of action for a month to recover from a knee injury he picked up in last week's game against Lietuvos Rytas.

Time out with a Taipan

Cairns Taipans centre Ian Crosswhite chatted on In the Paint about he's journey to the NBL and how the Taipans are travelling this season.

Phillin' The Lane: Aussies take charge

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

Back in the Day: January 2000

This week, the BA TARDIS (in the shape of the Dr. John Raschke Trophy) touches down in the middle of the first month of the third millennium, unless you are a pedant in which case we still have eleven and a half months to go.

NBL season officially the closest on record

The current 2009/10 National Basketball League season is officially on track to be the closest ever in the NBL's 31-year history, with new statistics revealing just how tight the race for the title is.

Boomers: Matt Nielsen the rocker

VALENCIA -- Take a stroll through the beautiful El Carmen district of Valencia, or down the busy Calle Colon, and you're likely to hear a Spanish song or two, FIBA writes.

WNBL Round 13 in review

There were plenty of exciting battles as the WNBL returned on the weekend, but ultimately, the better teams won in Round 13.

A message from Chief Executive Larry Sengstock

On behalf of Basketball Australia I wish you all a safe and successful 2010.

Ten questions with Nathan Jawai

BA rep Rodney Halprin caught up with Big Nate prior to an NBA match and fired off ten quick questions.

NBL New Year's bonanza a success

The NBL's four-game bonanza on New Year's Eve has been adjudged a resounding success by the public, with all four teams that hosted games on 31 December recording season-high crowd attendance figures.

Phillin' The Lane: New Year, New Goals, New Expectations

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

Back in the Day: January 1999

After a shared Christmas-New Year break, the BA tardis is back in business. This week, we travel to the start of 1999, where a lock-out ends and a trial begins. Despite the 'silly season' tag, there was still quite a bit going on in the world. Let's take a look around.

Patty Mills earns TrailBlazers recall + VIDEO

After just two games in the NBA's Development League, Australian point guard Patrick Mills has earned a call up to the Portland TrailBlazers.

Opal Belinda Snell in Spain

World Champion Jayco Opal Belinda Snell caught up with In the Paint from her home in Valencia, Spain where she plays in the Spanish domestic league and Euroleague.

Newley returns to Turkey and Besiktas

Olympian Brad Newley has overcome a knee injury and will train with his Turkish club side Besiktas this week, writes Boti Nagy for The Adelaide Advertiser.