Monthly Archives: May 2010

Basketball leaders gather for Summit

A who’s who of Australian Basketball's most influential leaders will gather in Sydney this Saturday (22 May, 2010) for a think-tank to help set the strategic direction for the sport's future at the 2010 Basketball Summit.

Shelley farewells stellar college career

Beijing Paralympic Bronze medallist Shelley Chaplin graduated from the University of Illinois on Saturday, where she held an athletic scholarship for five years.

Introducing the U17 Women's Worlds Team

With the U17 World Championships just around the corner, Australia's Women's U17 Head Coach Peter Lonergan gave his thoughts on the players that will be representing their country at the Championships in France from July 16-25.

Phillin' The Lane: Nielsen guides Valencia to ACB Playoffs

Basketball Australia's US correspondent Phil Moskowitz wraps another week of Aussie Boomers in action in Europe and the United States.

NBL bolstered by talent influx: Sengstock

Coming off its closest season in the competition's 31-year history, the National Basketball League is poised to be even stronger in 2010/11 due to a flood of returning Australian international stars, says Basketball Australia Chief Executive Officer Larry Sengstock.

Australian Uni Women's basketballers honoured

The success of the Australian University Women's teams have been rewarded with three teams named in the Australian University Honour Roll announced last week.

WNWBL: Round 3 Wrap-up

After Round 3 in the Women's National Wheelchair Basketball League the Perth Western Stars have drawn level with the Sydney Uni Wheelchair Flames with a 9-2 win-loss record.

Back in the Day: Late Autumn 1984

This week, the BA time machine touches down in the late autumn of 1984. Unfortunately it appears that we have missed Al Green's immortal night, which is a shame. Let’s see what else was going on...

Bishop, Lacey make Storm final cut

Australians Abby Bishop and Alison Lacey are set to make their debuts in the prestigious Women's National Basketball Association after they were named in the final 11-player roster of the Seattle Storm overnight.

Opals Coach Graf to visit WA

Jayco Australian Opals Head Coach Carrie Graf will be visiting Basketball Western Australia on Monday and Tuesday next week.

Opals Warm Up for Worlds Against Japan

Australia's World Champion Jayco Opals will host Japan in an 'Opals World Challenge' three-game friendly series from June 9-11 as they prepare to defend their world title.

FIBA Oceania's Soul to Sole program underway

Thanks to the generosity of local basketballers the first shipment of donated basketball shoes will leave Coffs Harbour this week bound for the tiny island nation of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM).

WNWBL prepares for Round 3

With eight games in three days the Women's National Wheelchair Basketball League moves to Dandenong for Round 3 this weekend as hosts the Victorian Dandenong Rangers attempt to close the gap to first and second place on the ladder.

NBL Appoints 'AND 1' As Official Apparel Partner

In the first major step towards the relaunch of the National Basketball League’s official licensed merchandise program, Basketball Australia has announced the appointment of internationally recognised basketball brand And 1 as the Official Apparel Supply Partner of the NBL and its teams.

Boomers World Championship Campaign Gearing Up

The Golden Star Boomers Australian men's basketball team will look to defend their Boris Stankovic Cup title and will host world number one Argentina as part of their preparations for the 2010 FIBA World Championship in Turkey.

Opals World Championship Supporters Tour - packages

Join the Jayco Opals in their quest for Gold on the Opals World Championship Supporters Tour

Taylor lifts Turkish Crown

Jayco Opal Penny Taylor has been named the Turkish League (TBBL) Finals Most Valuable Player after leading Fenerbahce to the title in an undefeated season.

TBN: Online Registrations and Payment System Webinars

This season saw the launch of the new SportingPulse TBN online player registration and payments solution PayMySport, with great success and positive feedback from both sports and players.